Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology

Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology News

Justin Pita, left, and Brenda Wingfield join the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology as adjunct faculty. (Image: Photos provided)
Department welcomes new adjunct faculty
July 5, 2018
The Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology recently welcomed two new adjunct faculty, Brenda Wingfield and Justin Pita.
Genna Tesdall
Tesdall Receives AIARD award and Fulbright scholarship
June 26, 2018
The Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development (AIARD) recently announced the recipients of 12 Future Leaders Forum scholarships.
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.