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Student Spotlight: Nikita Gambhir
November 2, 2020

Student Spotlight: Nikita Gambhir

Meet Nikita Gambhir, a doctorate student majoring in agronomy and horticulture, with a specialization in plant pathology from Ludhiana, Punjab, India.
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Monday, October 19, 2020

Post-Doc Position Currently Available

Interested in working with us? Dr. Sydney Everhart currently has a position open for a new Postdoctoral Associate. Information on the position can be found below.

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Team IDs compound, gene essential to fungal infiltration of rice plant
September 22, 2020

Team IDs compound, gene essential to fungal infiltration of rice plant

After paragliding in on a breeze, a spore released by the fungus Magnaporthe oryzae settles onto the leaf of an unlucky rice plant.
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Panhandle Perspectives: Career relationships with an early woman plant pathologist
September 21, 2020

Panhandle Perspectives: Career relationships with an early woman plant pathologist

Over the last decade, I have researched and composed dozens of articles on the history of plant pathology in Nebraska.
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2020 goss recipients left to right: abigail borgmeier, katherine latourrette, sourav pal, and sergio manuel gabriel peralta
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

4 Students Awarded Goss Memorial Scholarship

The Department of Plant Pathology recently awarded four graduate students with the Dr. and Mrs. Robert Goss Memorial Scholarship. The primary intent of this scholarship is to help defray expenses for students who are presenting research at regional, national/international meetings, attending and participating in relevant workshops, or any other appropriate scholarly activity beyond the normal execution of their research.

The 2020 Goss Memorial Scholarship recipients are:

Abigail Borgmeier, Plant Pathology M.S., Dr. Tom Powers

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 Bradshaw named interim director of the Panhandle Research and Extension Center
June 28, 2020

Bradshaw named interim director of the Panhandle Research and Extension Center

Dr. Jeff Bradshaw has been selected to serve as the interim director of the Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff. He will begin his new role on July 1.
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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Alumni Update: Margarita Marroquin-Guzman

Margarita Marroquin-Guzman joined the Seed Growth Technology Center at Bayer Crop Science in Chesterfield, MO, as a Plant Pathology Scientist in June 2020. Margarita developed her expertise in Plant Pathology, working on international agricultural research projects with a wide variety of pathogens and hosts. Her research background includes classical diagnostic and detection methods, cutting-edge molecular techniques to dissect microbe-host interactions, and microbiome characterization using next-generation sequencing and bioinformatic tools.

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Karen Ferreira da Silva and Thais Egreja
Monday, May 18, 2020

Department of Plant Pathology Graduates: May 2020

In May 2020, Karen Ferreira da Silva and Thais Egreja received their Ph.D.s in plant pathology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Raquel Rocha (left) and Srikanth Kodati (right), December 2019 Graduates
Thursday, May 7, 2020

Department of Plant Pathology Graduates: December 2019

In December 2019, Raquel Rocha and Srikanth Kodati received their Ph.D.s in plant pathology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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46 IANR faculty receive promotion, tenure
May 6, 2020

46 IANR faculty receive promotion, tenure

Lincoln, Neb. —The University of Nebraska–Lincoln will award promotion and/or tenure to 101 faculty in 2020. Due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19, the spring celebration to honor faculty has been postponed until fall.

Faculty receiving honors are listed below and at 2020 Promotion and Tenure.

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