Rosa Receives Grant to Test Plant Disease Detection Nanotube Device

November 18, 2016

Dr. Cristina Rosa will conduct a two-year project using a $325,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

Goodbye to Postdoc Paolo Margaria

November 18, 2016

Dr. Paolo Margaria has accepted a new position as a molecular plant virology scientist in Braunschweig, Germany.

Walls Passes Oral Candidacy Exam

November 3, 2016

Congratulations to Joe Walls for passing his oral candidacy exam on November 3.

Margaria Is 2016 Outstanding Postdoc

September 14, 2016

Dr. Paolo Margaria was selected by the Penn State Postdoctoral Society for the 2016 Outstanding Postdoc Award.

Plant Viruses Research Proposal Awarded to Drew May

August 31, 2016

Drew May's project was selected for funding through the College of Agricultural Sciences Undergraduate Student Research program.

Rosa Lab's UBMS Students Place First in Symposium

July 19, 2016

Students hosted by Rosa Lab place first in 2016 Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) Research Symposium CASSE category.

Awards Send Margaria to XVII IS-MPMI Congress

July 15, 2016

Margaria's awards provide opportunity to present research results at the XVII Int'l Society for Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions Congress.

Rosa Lab Hosts 2016 CASSE Program Students

June 14, 2016

Two high school students join the Rosa Lab for the College of Agricultural Sciences Summer Experience (CASSE).

May 2016 Rosa Lab Update

May 2, 2016

Dr. Cristina Rosa, Asst. Prof. of Plant Virology, introduces her new lab members and highlights recent lab accomplishments.

Margaria Gives Lecture at Penn State-Harrisburg Campus

April 13, 2016

Dr. Paolo Margaria was invited to give a lecture in plant virology as part of the Penn State postdoc visitation program.

Blooms and Shrooms Club Hosts Plant Viruses Seminar

March 30, 2016

Dr. Paolo Margaria, Rosa lab postdoc, presented a seminar on plant viruses for Blooms and Shrooms, the PPEM undergraduate student club.

Rosa Co-PI in USAID Grant-Sponsored SE Asia Research

January 31, 2016

Dr. Cristina Rosa visits Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Nepal for IPM project sponsored by USAID.

Contact Information

Cristina Rosa, Ph.D.
  • Associate Professor, Plant Virology