Professor of Plant Pathology and Systematic Bacteriology, Pennsylvania State University

Research summary: Bacterial systematics, epidemiology, and population biology of bacterial plant pathogens and biological control agents to develop alternatives to synthetic chemicals for plant disease management.

Areas of Expertise:
Phytobacteriology
Translational Taxonomy
Systematic Bacteriology
Biological Control
Sustainable and Organic Agriculture

Education
B.S., Botany, Ohio University
M.S., Plant Pathology, Washington State University
Ph.D., Plant Pathology, Oregon State University

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Plant Pathology and Systematic Bacteriology, Pennsylvania State University