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Tammen Endowment Award Sends Bautista Jalón to Peru

Posted: 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: Michael Houtz, Penn State University

Image: Michael Houtz, Penn State University

Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Laura del Sol Bautista Jalón for her funded proposal supported by the James F. and Marilyn L. Tammen Memorial Endowment for International Plant Pathology.  Laura will travel to Peru during spring semester to spend a month collaborating with the International Potato Center (CIP) and the Universidad Nacional Agraria se La Molina.

Dr. James F. Tammen was one of the founding members of the Department of Plant Pathology, serving as the first department head from 1963-1976. He strongly advocated student professional development through international experiences. Dr. Tammen passed away on July 27, 2010, at the age of 85. This endowment supports international education and research opportunities for faculty and students in the department.

Contact Information

Laura del Sol Bautista Jalón
  • Ph.D. Candidate
Phone: 814-863-2495