Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology

Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology News

Max Aleman
Aleman Passes Qualifying Exam
January 21, 2020
Congratulations to Max for passing his qualifying exam on January 21.
Crabapple blossoms at the Penn State University Park campus. IMAGE: SARA KLEE
Fire blight publication featured in American Society for Microbiology podcast
January 15, 2020
A publication from the lab of Timothy McNellis, associate professor in the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, was recently featured on “This Week in Microbiology,” a podcast produced by the American Society for Microbiology.
Laura del Sol Bautista Jalón
Bautista Jalón successfully defends thesis
December 19, 2019
Laura del Sol Bautista Jalón successfully defended her thesis on December 18, 2019.
IMAGE: CAROLEE BULL
Interdisciplinary lecture cultivates collaboration, leadership in plant health
December 18, 2019
The Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences held its inaugural Eva J. Pell Interdisciplinary Lecture on Plant Health on Dec. 9. The topic for this year’s lecture — “Where do Abiotic and Biotic Stress Overlap?” — focused on research that could mitigate the impacts of climate change on abiotic and biotic stress in plants.