On Feb. 11, President Barack Obama in a news conference publicly recognized a group of heroes, including U.S. Navy Cdr. Guillermo “Billy” Pimentel, a 1999 Washington State University PhD graduate in the Department of Plant Pathology. Read the full text in WSU News.
Leslie Holland, a Master’s student in Plant Pathology, was awarded second place in the Graduate Poster competition at the Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers (WAWGG) Annual meeting in Kennewick, WA, on February 13. The title of her poster was “A Reassessment of Grapevine Trunk Diseases in Washington State Vineyards.” She is co-advised by Drs. […]
Dr. Rubén Duran, professor emeritus and distinguished ustilaginologist in the Department of Plant Pathology at Washington State University, passed away at the age of 89 on August 10, 2014. Read more about Dr. Duran in the tribute excerpted from the January 2015 issue of Inoculum to learn about the professional and social impacts he made […]