Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology

Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology News

Attendees at the Taxonomy of Bacteria and Fungi seminar in Beltsville, Md on May 9, 2018. (Image: Gloria Abad/APHIS)
PPEM Faculty Present at Taxonomy of Bacteria and Fungi Seminar
June 13, 2018
Faculty and graduate students from the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology (PPEM) at Penn State presented a seminar focused on the taxonomy of plant pathogens, hosted by the Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Plant Protection Quarantine (PPQ) and Agriculture Research Service (ARS) on May 9.
Joseph Thaddeus Walls, III
Walls Passes Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam
June 4, 2018
Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Joseph Walls for passing his comprehensive examination.
Laura del Sol Bautista Jalón
Bautista Jalon Passes Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam
May 31, 2018
Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Laura del Sol Bautista Jalón for passing her comprehensive examination on May 30.
Image: Penn State
Penn State Extension kiosks at produce auctions provide information for growers
May 25, 2018
In partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, Penn State Extension has set up kiosks at produce auctions across the state to provide growers with timely information on disease and pest identification and management, invasive species alerts, and food safety.