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  • Grad Students Win WSU Awards

    Congratulations to two of our own who just won prestigious WSU awards! Andrea Garfinkel (PhD with Dr. Gary Chastagner) was the recipient of the Richard and Constance Albrecht Fellowship for 2016/17. The award was open to all active PhD students in the University, and Andrea’s application had to first be selected by a CAHNRS for […]

  • Graduate Students Complete Their Masters Programs

    Staci Lynne Koberstein recently completed the requirement for an M.S. degree in plant pathology at Washington State University.  Her thesis was entitled “Molecular marker identification in Oculimacula yallundae using next-generation sequencing.”  Her thesis committee consisted of Timothy Murray (chair), Tobin Peever, Weidong Chen, Deven See, and Daniel Skinner.  Oculimacula yallundae is a fungal pathogen causing […]

  • Editor’s Pick

    Zachary Frederick’s recent article in Plant Disease was selected as “Editor’s Pick” noting: Frederick et al. report results of field trials in which several chemicals were applied to apple trees between bud break and the appearance of green leaf tissue. Spraying a copper material resulted in a significant reduction of isolate growth on DMI-amended media. Zack […]

  • Pullman Plant Diagnostic Clinic Re-opens

    Rachel Bomberger has recently joined Washington State University (WSU) as the new diagnostician/manager of the Plant Pest Diagnostic Clinic in Pullman, WA. Bomberger received her Master of Science degree from Oregon State University (OSU) working with Dr. Cynthia M. Ocamb. While at OSU, she was inspired to pursue diagnostics because of the work and mentorship […]

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