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Saturday, August 9, 2014

Sydney Everhart Joins UNL Department of Plant Pathology

Sydney Everhart joined the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln as an Assistant Professor in August 2014.  She is studying the emergence and evolution of fungicide resistance within plant pathogen populations.  Utilizing population genetics and genomics, the goal of her research is to characterize factors driving the emergence of resistant strains, with emphasis on Sclerotinia sclerotiorum as a model system.  Prior to joining the department, Everhart completed a 2-year USDA-AFRI-NIFA postdoctoral fellowship with Niklaus Grünwald

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Loren Giesler received the 2014 APS North Central Division Distinguished Service Award

This is the Division's most prestigious award and recognizes an individual for his/her contribution to discovery, learning, and/or engagement in plant pathology in the North Central region.  Giesler received a BA in biology with honors from Chadron State College in 1992 and MS and PhD degrees in plant pathology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1994 and 1998, respectively.  He joined the faculty in the Department of Plant Pathology at UNL in 1999 and rose to the rank of Professor in 2009.  He has extension and research responsibilities on diseases of soybean.  C

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Sunday, August 10, 2014

James Steadman Named APS Fellow

James R. Steadman was recognized as an APS Fellow during the APS-CPS annual meeting in Minneapolis in August 2014. The society grants this honor to a current APS member in recognition of distinguished contributions to plant pathology or to The American Phytopathological Society.
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Friday, October 2, 2015

"Phase 1" of New Departmental Website Released

The Department of Plant Pathology has released a new website using Drupal web content management, which is more flexible and scalable than the previous Liferay version. The goal was to create new content and new features within the website.
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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Steve Harris Receives Grant from National Science Foundation

Lincoln, Neb. — Steven Harris, professor in the Department of Plant Pathology has received a $496,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for a project entitled “Integrating Multiple Analyses to Understand Gene Regulatory Networks.”

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