Rich Wilson earns $570,000 grant to study fungal growth in rice cells
Lincoln, Neb. — Richard Wilson, associate professor in the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has earned a $570,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study the fungus Magnaporthe oryzae, which causes rice blast disease.
Lirong Zeng promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure
Lirong Zeng is promoted to Associate Professor with tenure effective July 1, 2016. He received a BS in Agronomy from the Hunan Agricultural University and a MS in Biochemistry from the Zhongshan (Sun Yat-Sen) University, China.