Researchers in the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology working in the area of Mushroom Science and Technology.

  • Professor of Mushrooms

Areas of Expertise

  • Mushroom cultivation
  • Composting
  • Mushroom nutrition and physiology
  • IPM and Disease Management for Mushroom cultivation
  • Mushroom extension services for the North American mushroom industry
  • Department Head, Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology
  • Professor of Plant Pathology and Systematic Bacteriology

Areas of Expertise

  • Phytobacteriology
  • Translational Taxonomy
  • Systematic Bacteriology
  • Biological Control
  • Sustainable and Organic Agriculture
  • Assistant Professor of Microbial Ecology
  • Lloyd Huck Early Career Professor

Areas of Expertise

  • Bacteriology
  • Phyllosphere Microbiology
  • Protein-mediated Bacterial Antagonism
  • Molecular Biology
  • Postdoctoral Scholar
  • Hockett Lab

Areas of Expertise

  • Mycology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Untargeted Proteomics
  • Genome Sequencing and Assembly
  • Transcriptomics
  • Mushroom Cultivation
  • Associate Research Professor
  • Mushroom Science and Technology Minor Advisor
  • Manager - Mushroom Research Center
  • Director - Mushroom Spawn Lab

Areas of Expertise

  • Substrate Microbiology
  • Mushroom Cultivation
  • Composting
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Postdoctoral Scholar
  • Pecchia's Lab

Areas of Expertise

  • Mushroom cultivation
  • Microbe-microbe interactions
  • Amplicon sequencing
  • Whole genome sequencing
  • Environmental microbiology