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Department of Plant Pathology

Dr. Dorith Rotenberg

Dr. Dorith Rotenberg

Research Associate Professor

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Kansas State University
4729 Throckmorton PSC
1712 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506

Ph: +1-785-532-1376
Fx: +1-785-532-5692


  • Ph.D. Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2000
  • M.S. Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1997
  • B.S. Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1990


Ecological genomics and transcriptomics of plant virus-insect vector interactions with the goal of identifying and characterizing insect vector determinants of virus transmission to crop plants; Integrative biotech-based strategies to specifically target vector and viral genes to combat vector-borne diseases of agronomic crops; Mentoring undergraduates in scientific research.

Staff & Students

  • Alma Laney, Postdoctoral Research Associate
  • Derek Schneweis, Ph.D. student