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Dr. Samuel Martins | Credit: Michael Houtz, Penn State
October 21, 2017

Dr. Samuel Martins presented at the 2017 conference, which took place in Salt Lake City, Utah, October 19-21.

Credit: Maliheh Safari, Penn State
October 16, 2017

Ph.D. candidate Maliheh Safari successfully defended her dissertation on October 16.

Oyster Mushroom Grow-Kits | Credit: Justin Shih, Penn State
October 11, 2017

The Plant Pathology Association (PPA) offers oyster mushroom grow-kits to raise funds to send PPEM graduate students to conferences. Pre-order by October 18.

Drs. Manan Sharma (L) and Alyssa Collins (R) | Credit: Nancy Wenner, Penn State
October 9, 2017

Dr. Manan Sharma, Research Microbiologist at USDA-ARS, visited PPEM October 8-9.

(L-R) Drs. David Geiser, Carolyn Malmstrom, Terrence Bell | Credit: Nancy Wenner, Penn State
October 3, 2017

Dr. Carolyn Malmstrom, Associate Professor of Plant Biology at Michigan State, visited PPEM October 1-3.

October 2, 2017

Drs. David Geiser and Seogchan Kang receive National Science Foundation grant for first new synthesis of taxonomy for Fusarium in 30 years.

Credit: Michael Houtz, Penn State
October 2, 2017

Dr. Kutubuddin Molla joined the Yang Lab as Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellow on October 2.

October 2, 2017

Drs. Davis and alumnus Kasson report on Ailanthus tree lifespan and seed viability in current issue of Forests.

Credit: Michael Houtz, Penn State
September 30, 2017

Dr. Terrence Bell is one of the recipients of the 2017-2018 Teaching Transformation and Innovation Grant Awards.

Credit: Randy Dreibelbis, Penn State
September 29, 2017

The upgraded potato processing building at the Larson Agricultural Research Center will provide post-harvest research opportunities.

September 28, 2017

The Plant Disease Clinic provides clinical diagnoses of plant diseases for Pennsylvania's agricultural producers, gardeners, and homeowners.

Drs. Carolee Bull and Jim Bradeen at Fallingwater | Image: James Bradeen, University of Minnesota
September 26, 2017

Dr. James Bradeen, Professor and Department Head at the University of MN, visited PPEM September 24-26.

Drs. Zhonglin Mou (L) and Tim McNellis (R) | Image: Christina Dorsey, Penn State
September 19, 2017

Dr. Zhonglin Mou, University of Florida Associate Professor, was PPATH 590 Colloquium speaker on September 18.

Image: Randy Dreibelbis, Penn State
September 9, 2017

Penn State's Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center, which includes Plant Pathology Farm, is hub for cutting-edge research and education.

Image: Michael Houtz, Penn State
September 7, 2017

Justin Shih passed his Ph.D. oral candidacy exam on September 7.

Image: Michael Houtz, Penn State
August 28, 2017

Dr. Samuel J. Martins began work as Bull Lab Research Technologist and Lab Manager on August 28.

Image: Michael Houtz, Penn State
August 14, 2017

Postdoctoral scholar Prem Kandel joined the Hockett Lab on August 14.

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July 31, 2017

Laura Ramos-Sepúlveda becomes Assistant Professor of Microbiology at Millersville University on Aug. 1.

Dr. Gary Moorman | Image: Penn State
July 27, 2017

Emeritus Professor Gary Moorman offers valuable plant disease diagnosis techniques through PPATH 502 course.