Student Spotlight: Nikita Gambhir
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.
Team IDs compound, gene essential to fungal infiltration of rice plant
Panhandle Perspectives: Career relationships with an early woman plant pathologist
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
Bradshaw named interim director of the Panhandle Research and Extension Center
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.
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.
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.
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.