Visiting Scholar Returns to Roossinck Lab

Posted: January 25, 2016

Dr. Mahtab Peyambari returns to Penn State from Iran to begin long-term research in Dr. Marilyn Roossinck's lab.

Visiting scholar Dr. Mahtab Peyambari has returned from Iran this spring semester to begin her third stint with Dr. Marilyn Roossinck at the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics. A native of Tehran, Iran, Dr. Peyambari first came to Penn State for nearly a year during 2012-2013 as a University of Tehran Ph.D. student working on mycoviruses of Cytospora.  She next conducted research here from October 2014-March 2015 as a visiting postdoctoral scholar.  Dr. Peyambari now researches plant viruses from the genus Chrysovirus and fungal viruses.