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Francl Endowment Funds Support Klee

Posted: June 21, 2016

Sara Klee has been selected to receive $1,000 from the Leonard J. Francl Endowment in support of her graduate research in plant pathology .

Ph.D. candidate Sara Klee has been awarded $1,000 from the Leonard J. Francl Memorial Endowment in Plant Pathology in support of her graduate plant pathology research titled "Ontogenic fire blight resistance in apple."

The Leonard J. Francl Memorial Endowment in Plant Pathology was created to provide support for activities promoting the study of plant disease epidemiology. The endowment honors the memory of Dr. Leonard Francl, who served as head of the Department of Plant Pathology between 2002 and 2005.

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Sara Klee
  • Ph.D. Candidate, USDA NIFA Predoctoral Fellow
Phone: 814-863-1932