Plantpath People Directory
Wheat genome diversity and evolution. Disease resistance genes. Genetic and genomic tools and resources for wheat improvement.
Research Associate Professor, Director-Integrated Genomics Facility
Genomics, molecular biology, gene expression.
Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, Chromatin Dynamics, Technology applications
Research Assistant Professor
Identify sources of resistance for wheat blast and crop Biosecurity
Wheat Extension. Development of disease management strategies for fungal diseases of wheat including Fusarium head blight, tan spot, leaf rust and stripe rust
|Professor, Department Head|
Cytogenetics, molecular cytogenetics and evolution of wheat. Transfer, cytogenetic identification, and characterization of wheat-alien translocations.
Cytogenetics, molecular cytogenetics, and evolution of polyploid plant species. Crop plant genetics, pathology, and breeding.
Extension plant pathology for sorghum, soybeans, corn, and sunflower. Seedling disease management.
Extension, diagnostics, and research for diseases of horticultural crops (vegetables, fruit, trees, flowers, and turfgrass).
Research Assistant Professor
Biochemical, molecular, and population genetics of model and plant pathogenic fungi.
Sorghum and soybean diseases. Seedling, root, stalk and seed diseases. Fungal pathogens of row crops.
Cloning and characterization of pathogen resistance and drought resistance genes. Assembly and annotation of plant and microbe genomes.
Fungal genetics and genomics. Living collection best practices.
Instructor, Director of KSU Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratory
Plant disease diagnostics. Undergraduate teaching.
Wheat genetics and germplasm improvement; marker technologies, association genetics and genomic selection for use in breeding. Resistance to wheat rusts.
Research Associate Professor
Ecological genomics and transcriptomics of plant virus-insect vector interactions. Biotech-based strategies to target vector and viral genes to combat crop diseases.
Professor, Director: Great Plains Diagnostic Network
Plant biosecurity. Plant disease diagnostics. Plant health-public health interface.
Strategies for durable resistance in soybean to Heterodera glycines. Nematode diseases in corn and wheat. Population and community ecology of soil nematodes.
Molecular genetics, genomics and cell biology of nitrogen utilization and metabolic gene regulation in the fungus Aspergillus nidulans.
Population genetics, molecular evolution, evolutionary genomics; plant and fungal genetics/genomics; bioinformatics.
Plant molecular biology and genetic enhancement of crop plants for tolerance/resistance to abiotic and biotic stresses and value-added traits.
Distinguished Professor, Interdepartmental Genetics Program Chair
Effector biology and biotrophic strategies of Magnaporthe (Pyricularia) oryzae, causal agent of rice blast. Biology and management of wheat blast.
Molecular virus-vector interactions for Western flower thrips/Tomato spotted wilt virus, corn planthopper/Maize mosaic rhabdovirus, and wheat curl mite/Wheat streak mosaic virus.
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|Fellers, John P.||Adjunct Assoc. Professorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
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|Lee, Yin-Won||Adjunct Professorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Summerell, Brett||Adjunct Professoremail@example.com|
|Webb, Craig||Adjunct Asst. Professorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Bockus, William||Emeritus Facultyemail@example.com|
|Claflin, Larry||Emeritus Facultyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Johnson, Lowell||Emeritus Facultyemail@example.com|
|Nelson, James C. (Clare)||Emeritus Facultyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Schwenk, Fred||Emeritus Facultyemail@example.com|
|Stuteville, Don||Emeritus Facultyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|White, Frank||Emeritus Faculty|