Email Dr. Akhunov
Wheat genome diversity and evolution. Disease resistance genes. Genetic and genomic tools and resources for wheat improvement.
Email Dr. Akhunova
Genomics, molecular biology, gene expression.
Research Assistant Professor
Email Dr. Cook
Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, Chromatin Dynamics, Technology applications
Email Dr. DeWolf
Wheat Extension. Development of disease management strategies for fungal diseases of wheat including Fusarium head blight, tan spot, leaf rust and stripe rust
Email Dr. Draper
Email Dr. Friebe
Cytogenetics, molecular cytogenetics and evolution of wheat. Transfer, cytogenetic identification, and characterization of wheat-alien translocations.
Email Dr. Harvey
Director of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss, at Kansas State University.
Email Dr. Jardine
Extension plant pathology for sorghum, soybeans, corn, and sunflower. Seedling disease management.
Email Dr. Jordan
Email Dr. Kennelly
Extension, diagnostics, and research for diseases of horticultural crops (vegetables, fruit, trees, flowers, and turfgrass).
Email Dr. Koo
Email Dr. Leslie
Biochemical, molecular, and population genetics of model and plant pathogenic fungi.
Email Dr. Little
Sorghum and soybean diseases. Seedling, root, stalk and seed diseases. Fungal pathogens of row crops.
Email Dr. Liu
Cloning and characterization of pathogen resistance and drought resistance genes. Assembly and annotation of plant and microbe genomes.
Email Dr. Mehra
Email Dr. Nouri
Plant virology, virus-vector interactions, insect-specific viruses, virome, virus evolution, the development of new techniques to control viral infections
Email Dr. O'Mara
Plant disease diagnostics. Undergraduate teaching.
Email Dr. Poland
Wheat genetics and germplasm improvement; marker technologies, association genetics and genomic selection for use in breeding. Resistance to wheat rusts.
Email Dr. Stack
Plant biosecurity. Plant disease diagnostics. Plant health-public health interface.
Email Dr. Tian
Email Dr. Todd
Molecular genetics, genomics and cell biology of nitrogen utilization and metabolic gene regulation in the fungus Aspergillus nidulans.
Email Dr. Todd
Strategies for durable resistance in soybean to Heterodera glycines. Nematode diseases in corn and wheat. Population and community ecology of soil nematodes.
Email Dr. Toomajian
Population genetics, molecular evolution, evolutionary genomics; plant and fungal genetics/genomics; bioinformatics.
Email Dr. Trick
Plant molecular biology and genetic enhancement of crop plants for tolerance/resistance to abiotic and biotic stresses and value-added traits.
Email Dr. Valent
Effector biology and biotrophic strategies of Magnaporthe (Pyricularia) oryzae, causal agent of rice blast. Biology and management of wheat blast.
Email Dr. Bowden
Email Dr. Faris
Email Dr. Fellers
Email Dr. Kang
Email Dr. Summerell
Email Dr. Webb