Department News & Kudos
Research conducted by USDA ARS Scientist and Adjunct Plant Pathology faculty member, Dr. Mark Mazzola, along with Dr. Jos M. Raaijmakers, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Wageningen, Netherlands, was published in the June 2016 issue of Science magazine. The article is entitled, “Soil immune responses.”
Jeff Martin Bullock recently completed requirements for a Ph.D. degree in plant pathology at Washington State University (WSU). His committee consisted of Kenneth Eastwell (chair), Hanu Pappu, Brenda Schroeder, and Paul Matthews (Hopsteiner). Bullock’s thesis was entitled “Genetic basis for host response to hop stunt viroid.” He received B.S. degrees in chemistry and biology in […]
The summer 2016 edition of Washington State Magazine features an article on Morels, which includes research done by students in PlP 526, Advanced Fungal Biology, taught by Dr. Lori Carris and Dr. Tobin Peever.
Graduate students Olga Kozhar, Chiti Agarwal, Yuxian Li, Shannon Carmody and John Weber gave a special seminar presenting the results of their class project “Strange Case of Pointed Morel”. Over the course of the 2016 spring semester, the graduate students in Dr. Tobin Peever’s Advanced Fungal Biology class worked on phylogenetic analysis of unclassified specimens […]