WSU CAHNRS

College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

Department of Plant Pathology

July in the News

Visiting Scientist:
Dr. Charles Barnes, Cereal Rust Lab at the University of Minnesota, visited the department for two weeks in July, hosted by Dr. Scot Hulbert. ┬áHe worked on protocols for isolating live haustorial cells from stem and stripe rust fungi with Dr. Chuntao Yin, postdoc in the Hulbert lab. Dr. Barnes also presented a seminar, “Real-time PCR assays for various rust fungi and some applications.” see photo

Internships:
Two seniors from Western Washington University are participating in internships under the direction of Dr. Lindsey du Toit at the WSU Mount Vernon research station this summer. Alyse Douglas has a project funded by the California Fresh Carrot Advisory Board (co-directed by Dr. Marion Brodhagen and Mike Derie), and Cynthia Hansen is working with the WSU Vegetable Seed Pathology program.

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