This spring semester PPEM welcomes new Plant Pathology M.S. student and visionary Genna Tesdall.
Dr. Paolo Margaria, Rosa lab postdoc, presented a seminar on plant viruses for Blooms and Shrooms, the PPEM undergraduate student club.
Members of the Penn State Potato Research Program hosted members of the PA Potato Industry on March 29 to discuss research, farm problems, and strategies.
Student-invited colloquium speaker Maryn Carlson's presentation on March 28, 2016, was titled "Genetic dynamics of an experimental biparental population of Phytophthora capsici."
Gugino and Mazzone visited Zamorano Agricultural University in Honduras to obtain information for educational materials to help Western Honduran growers.
ZedX Inc. President Joseph Russo's seminar presented the historical, current, and future direction of plant disease modeling platforms and management.
Ph.D. student Freddy Magdama's Health & Life Sciences research poster won second place at the 2016 Graduate Exhibition, held March 18 and 20.
Fellowship program engages undergrads from minority-serving institutions and Penn State undergrads from underrepresented groups in active research and extension projects.
Ph.D. student Sara Klee newly named as APS Office of Education board member and I. E. Melhus Symposium presenter at 2016 APS Annual Mtg.
Cassandra Swett, Univ. of MD, presented a seminar titled "Cryptic ecology of root colonizing pathogens and applications to climate change adaptation."
Former PPEM undergrad researcher Kiel takes own quest for STEM diversity and inclusion to next level of paying it forward.
Dr. Kari Peter and Ph.D. candidate Christopher Smyth led STEM Career Launch sessions at Penn State Harrisburg for 9th grade students.
Dr. Carolee Bull presented the "How to Be Your Own Best Mentor" workshop on Feb. 27 for PPEM and Huck postdocs and students.
Penn State Ph.D. student Sara Klee describes her six-week study at the University of Florida Cancer and Genetics Research Center.
Dr. Scott Isard organized and chaired the second iPiPE Mixer in Raleigh, NC, on Feb. 9-10, 2016.
Historical and current view of mushroom science that Penn State's Research Matters posted on Feb. 19, 2016.
Dr. William L. Schneider, USDA Research Plant Pathologist, was the PPEM colloquium speaker on Feb. 22.
March issue interview in Scientific American engages Drs. Yinong Yang and John Pecchia in genetic modification debate.
Dr. Jeffrey B. Jones, Professor of Plant Pathology at the University of Florida, was the guest speaker at this year's Richard R. Nelson Memorial Lecture Series.
The College of Agricultural Sciences phytobiome network held its first event this week and moves Penn State's microbiome initiative forward.