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Image: Laura del Sol Bautista Jalón, Penn State University
August 20, 2016

PPEM dept. members continue noteworthy monthly outreach at North Atherton Farmers Market.

Image: Nancy Wenner, Penn State University
August 18, 2016

Ag Progress Days PPEM volunteers coordinator Judy Sinn credits dept. members for successful PPEM interactive display.

Image: Michael Houtz, Penn State University
August 16, 2016

The Foundations for Leadership and Innovation Endowment in Plant Pathology will develop novel undergrad, grad, and postdoc training and research programs.

Dr. Marilyn J. Roossinck | Image: Nancy Wenner, Penn State University
August 8, 2016

Virus: An Illustrated Guide to 101 Incredible Microbes by Dr. Marilyn Roossinck was released the week of August 8.

Image: Michael Houtz, Penn State University
August 1, 2016

Genna Tesdall relates Rome and Washington, D.C. experiences with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

(L-R) Tresel Benjamin, Marlia Bosques Ramírez, Mekiya Fletcher, Amanda Sukhram, Dr. Tim McNellis, and Octavio Rivera (Not pictured: Elena Christian) | Image: Nancy Wenner, Penn State University
July 28, 2016

The dept. congratulated the SROP and the Plant Friends and Foes students on the successful completion of their summer research.

July 26, 2016

The dept. has announced a tenure-track faculty position for Assistant Professor of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology: Epidemiologist and Field Crop Pathologist. Review of applications will begin Sept. 1 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

Laura del Sol Bautista Jalón (R) explains Verticillium dahliae in culture | Image: Jennie Mazzone, Penn State University
July 23, 2016

Graduate students and staff showcased research and answered gardening questions at North Atherton Farmers Market on July 23.

Vegetable pathology team harvesting the nitrogen trial at Rock Springs | Foreground: Jennifer Petrella (L) and Laura del Sol Bautista Jalón (R) | Image: Jennie Mazzone, Penn State University
July 22, 2016

Vegetable pathology team completes onion harvest at Larson Ag Research Center and SE Ag Research and Extension Center.

(L-R) Asst. Professor Dr. Cristina Rosa, CASSE students Roandy Sanchez Mejia and Jeffrey Seaman, and postdoctoral scientist and student mentor Dr. Paolo Margaria | Image: Paolo Margaria, Penn State University
July 19, 2016

Students hosted by Rosa Lab place first in 2016 Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) Research Symposium CASSE category.

Fusarium macroconidia | Image: Chris Smyth, Penn State University
July 19, 2016

Ph.D. candidate Chris Smyth seeks to raise $4,000 by Aug. 13 to fund Sept. research at three Florida sea turtle nest sites.

Image: NASA
July 18, 2016

Successful rocket launch at 12:45 a.m. today takes mushroom experiment to International Space Station on Wednesday.

Image: Khoshnood Nourollahi, Ilam University
July 18, 2016

Dr. Khoshnood Nourollahi, Assistant Professor of Plant Pathology and Mycology at Ilam University in Iran, joined the Kang lab on July 18.

Dr. Anthony Stobbe, workshop organizer and instructor
July 15, 2016

The first PPEM Bioinformatics Workshop, a beginner’s guide to basic sequence analysis, was held July 11–15.

July 15, 2016

Margaria's awards provide opportunity to present research results at the XVII Int'l Society for Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions Congress.

Image: Randy Dreibelbis, Penn State University
July 14, 2016

Randy Dreibelbis, Plant Pathology Farm Operations Coordinator, sends photos from the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center.

(L-R) SEAREC interns Allyson Balmer and Kate Mobley, SEAREC Research Technologist Sadie Smith | Image: Nancy Wenner, Penn State University
June 29, 2016

Dr. Alyssa Collins writes about undergraduate student interns and the beneficial day they spent in the Dept. of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology (PPEM) on June 29.

June 24, 2016

Ph.D. candidate Malileh Safari passed her comprehensive exam on Friday, June 24.

Dr. Jim McCreight | Image: Carolee Bull, Penn State University
June 24, 2016

Former mentee of Bill Merrill and former supervisor of Carolee Bull, Penn State alumnus and USDA ARS-Salinas Research Leader Jim McCreight visits PPEM.

June 23, 2016

Juan José López-Moya Gómez comes from Barcelona to join Marilyn Roossinck's lab as visiting postdoc.