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Vija Wilkinson (L) and Carolee Bull (R) | Image: Christina Dorsey, Penn State
April 13, 2017

The Dept. of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology held its 2017 Annual Awards Ceremony on April 13.

Image: Michael Houtz, Penn State
April 12, 2017

Commitment to outreach a major focus of Rosenthal's 2017-2018 NASA Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium Graduate Research Fellowship.

Dr. Brian Staskawicz (L) and Sara Klee (R) | Image: Nancy Wenner, Penn State
April 10, 2017

Dr. Brian Staskawicz delivered the Richard R. Nelson Memorial Lecture on April 10.

Laura Ramos-Sepúlveda (L) | Image: Carolee Bull, Penn State
April 6, 2017

Drs. Carolee Bull and Laura Ramos-Sepúlveda began mushroom research collaboration with Lincoln University on April 6.

Drs. Erica Goss (L) and María del Mar Jiménez Gasco (R) | Image: Christina Dorsey, Penn State
April 4, 2017

Dr. Erica Goss, Assistant Professor, University of Florida, was PoppR Workshop instructor and colloquium speaker on April 3.

Image: Michael Houtz, Penn State University
April 3, 2017

December 2016 graduate Yueying Chen begins work as postdoctoral fellow at Kansas State on April 3.

Image: Michael Houtz, Penn State
April 1, 2017

Visiting Professor Brenda D. Wingfield brings mentorship and enhances University of Pretoria collaboration beginning April 1.

Image: David Beyer, Penn State University
March 31, 2017

Dr. David Beyer was recognized for Extension Excellence in Gamma Sigma Delta chapter ceremony on March 30.

Image: David Beyer, Penn State
March 31, 2017

Composters discussed composting theory and practical applications at Mushroom Review workshop held on March 31.

Image: Paul Esker, University of Costa Rica
March 30, 2017

In August 2017 Paul Esker will join PPEM as Assistant Professor specializing in epidemiology and field crop extension.

Image: Michael Houtz, Penn State
March 29, 2017

Ryan Trexler joins the Bell lab as Research Technologist on March 29.

Image: Lianna Wodzicki, Penn State
March 28, 2017

Undergraduate Lianna Wodzicki was awarded 2nd Place in the Gamma Sigma Delta Research Exposition held March 28.

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March 26, 2017

Ph.D. candidate Maliheh Safari received 2nd Place award in 2017 Graduate Exhibition.

Image: Elena Christian, Penn State University
March 23, 2017

Undergraduate Elena Christian (McNellis Lab) won first place in the APS-Potomac Division Poster competition on March 23.

Image: Elizabeth Cieniewicz, Cornell University
March 20, 2017

Elizabeth Cieniewicz, Ph.D. student, Cornell University-Geneva campus, was a seminar exchange program speaker on March 20.

Image: Michael Houtz, Penn State University
March 17, 2017

Congratulations to Phillip Martin, a 2017 awardee of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program.

Drs. Tim McNellis (L) and Carla Garzón (R) | Image: Nancy Wenner, Penn State University
March 15, 2017

Alumna Carla Garzón visits PPEM faculty and students and delivers PPATH 590 seminar on March 13.

Siyi Ge | Image: Michael Houtz, Penn State
March 13, 2017

M.S. student Siyi Ge and Dr. John Pecchia obtain valuable morel cultivation research results at Chinese Morel Industry Conference.

Image: Jairo Castaño Zapata, Universidad de Caldas
March 10, 2017

Alumnus Dr. Jairo Castaño Zapata (Ph.D., 1981), was recognized by Colombia's Ministry of Education on March 10.

Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica | Image: Sara Viscaino
March 1, 2017

Dr. Laura Ramos-Sepúlveda presented in Costa Rica at the APS meeting which incoming faculty member Dr. Paul Esker helped to organize.