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Drs. Zheng Zhang (L) and Yuan Li (R) | Image: Seogchan Kang, Penn State University
November 10, 2016

Visiting scholars Zheng Zhang and Yuan Li conduct sabbatical research in Seogchan Kang's lab.

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November 3, 2016

Congratulations to Joe Walls for passing his oral candidacy exam on November 3.

November 3, 2016

The year 2016 was a successful one for Dr. Tim McNellis, several former and current advisees, and select undergraduates.

Drs. Carolee Bull (L) and Kira Bowen (R) | Image: Nancy Wenner, Penn State University
October 31, 2016

Alumna Dr. Kira Bowen (B.S., 1980) led a manuscripts publication workshop and presented a seminar for the dept. on October 31.

October 27, 2016

The Daily Collegian reports on the successful first year of the Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology undergraduate club.

Image: Charlotte Getson
October 22, 2016

Undergraduate Sara Getson reports on the Northeastern Division of the American Phytopathological Society's annual meeting held Oct. 19-21.

Image: Yinong Yang, Penn State University
October 19, 2016

Dr. Yinong Yang's gene-edited mushroom wins "Best of What's New" award from Popular Science magazine.

Image: Michael Houtz, Penn State University
October 19, 2016

Congratulations to Laura del Sol Bautista Jalón for her funded proposal supported by the James F. and Marilyn L. Tammen Memorial Endowment for International Plant Pathology.

Bill Wintermantel (L) and Ph.D. candidate Maliheh Safari (R) | Image: Nancy Wenner, Penn State University
October 18, 2016

USDA ARS Research Plant Pathologist Bill Wintermantel was the seminar speaker on October 17.

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October 16, 2016

Minkenberg in Des Moines Oct 8-15 for Monsanto’s Beachell-Borlaug Int'l Scholars Program activities.

Image: Michael Houtz, Penn State University
October 7, 2016

Dr. Scott Isard joins group of world's experts to present latest research and discuss effects of climate on microbes, insects, and host-plant interactions.

October 6, 2016

Ph.D. candidate Yueying Chen successfully defended her dissertation research on October 6.

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October 4, 2016

Penn State Agricultural Council honors Smyth as an outstanding leader in the Pennsylvania agricultural community.

Image: Terrence Bell, Cornell University
October 4, 2016

Terrence Bell has accepted the offer to become PPEM's new Assistant Professor of Phytobiomes on February 1.

(L-R) Hassan Karemera, Judy Sinn, and Bryan Hed | Image: Christina Dorsey, Penn State University
September 26, 2016

Lake Erie Grape Research and Ext Center Research Technologist Bryan Hed was seminar speaker on Sept. 26.

Genna Tesdall (R) | Image: Laura del Sol Bautista Jalón, Penn State University
September 25, 2016

Plant Pathology Association volunteers participate in apple harvest at Rock Springs Sept. 24-25.

Drs. Frank Martin (L) and Seogchan Kang (R) | Image: Nancy Wenner, Penn State University
September 19, 2016

Dr. Frank Martin, USDA/ARS Research Plant Pathologist, gave a departmental seminar on Sept. 19.

Melissa Finley (L) and Kristi Fenstermacher (R) | Image: Christina Dorsey, Penn State University
September 19, 2016

Summer interns Fenstermacher and Finley brought to fruition Penn State Node launch on Bugwood site.

Image: Christina Dorsey, Penn State University
September 16, 2016

PPEM's annual Fall Welcome Potluck was held September 16 to introduce new dept. members.

(L-R) Chris Ramage, Carolee Bull, Laura Ramos-Sepúlveda, and Vsevolod Soltanov | Image: Christina Dorsey, Penn State University
September 14, 2016

First lab meeting of academic year planned research and welcomed new member Chris Ramage.