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April 17, 2017

Yahoo News reports on the “CRISPR Revolution" and Yinong Yang's gene-edited mushrooms.

Image: Paul Esker, University of Costa Rica
March 30, 2017

In August 2017 Paul Esker will join PPEM as Assistant Professor specializing in epidemiology and field crop extension.

February 22, 2017

The Mushroom Research Center's new compost building and renovated growing rooms will maximize reliability of research results.

Image: Bimala Colavito, iDE Nepal
February 7, 2017

Cristina Rosa visited southeast Asia as part of the Asian vegetable and mango IPM IL program.

December 27, 2016

Fungus-infecting virus could help track spread of white-nose syndrome in bats.

(L-R) Vsevolod Soltanov, Laura Ramos-Sepúlveda, Emma Rosenthal, and Carolee Bull | Image: Marianne Stevens, Penn State University
December 19, 2016

Know Thine Enemy is the first rule of research for the Bull Penn Lab

November 18, 2016

Dr. Cristina Rosa will conduct a two-year project using a $325,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

November 18, 2016

Clarivate Analytics presents Highly Cited Researchers, 2016, which includes Dr. David M. Geiser.

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.

Image: Penn State University
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.

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.

Image: Kevin Hockett, University of Arizona
September 3, 2016

Hockett will join PPEM as an Assistant Professor of Microbial Ecology and will be a Lloyd Huck Early Career Professor in the Huck Institute of Life Sciences.

Image: Andrew May, Penn State University
August 31, 2016

Drew May's project was selected for funding through the College of Agricultural Sciences Undergraduate Student Research program.

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.

Image: NASA
July 18, 2016

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

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.

May 22, 2016

The Daily Local News features Dr. David Beyer addressing West Chester area mushroom flies infestation.

May 16, 2016

Research Support Technologist Vija Wilkinson aids Int'l Space Station Mission 8.