Highly-qualified candidates are invited to apply for PPEM graduate research assistantships that begin Summer or Fall 2017.
B.S. student Sara Getson discovers love for plant sciences through PPEM courses, faculty mentors, and lab experiences.
Carolee Bull and Laura Ramos-Sepúlveda were among collaborators for Spanish-growers session at the Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention on Feb. 1.
A university-wide effort to promote the study of microbiomes leads to the creation of a center for microbiome research at Penn State.
Ph.D. student Phillip Martin organized a Jan. 27 PPEM group tour to learn about the fruit industry in Adams County.
See photos from the PPEM Annual Winter Party held at Celebration Hall on Jan. 26.
Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Freddy Magdama for successfully defending his dissertation on Jan. 20.
Carolee Bull gives memorial lecture at Southern African Society for Plant Pathology congress and plans 2017 collaborative research.
Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Anita Behari for passing her comprehensive exam on Jan. 12.
McNellis lab undergraduate Elena Christian receives $2000 for her Spring 2017 student research proposal.
Geiser Lab undergraduate Clara Miller receives $2000 for her Spring 2017 student research proposal.
Dr. Yongho Jeon and his family arrive to begin sabbatical year in Kang lab.
Fungus-infecting virus could help track spread of white-nose syndrome in bats.
Know Thine Enemy is the first rule of research for the Bull Penn Lab
Congratulations to Edelio Bazán for passing his oral candidacy exam on Dec. 13.
Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Robert Harvey for passing his comprehensive exam on Dec. 7.
On Dec. 5-6, 2016, Dr. W. G. Dilantha Fernando, University of Manitoba, gave two seminars for PPEM related to wheat and canola.
Postdoc Sarah Capasso will be Asst Biosafety Officer in the Office of Environmental Health and Radiation Safety at the Univ. of Pennsylvania in Jan. 2017.
Congratulations to Jennie Mazzone who successfully defended her M.S. thesis on Nov. 29 and will join Bartlett Tree Experts in Jan. 2017.
Congratulations to Dr. Brian Aynardi, who will be Northeast Research Scientist for PBI-Gordon Corporation following his Dec. graduation.