Congratulations Ph.D. Students for Successfully Completing and Passing PLPA's First-Ever Remote Written Prelim Exam!

August 2, 2020

Congratulations to the PLPA Ph.D. students for successfully completing PLPA's first-ever remote Written Prelim Exam fully online!

Endale Hailu Abera - Advisor Yue Jin - Role of barberry plant in stem rust disease epidemiology and race analysis of stem rust in Ethiopia.

Robert Alverez-Quinto - Advisor Ben Lockhart - Epidemiology of Maize lethal necrosis disease (MLN).

Worku Denbel Bulbula - Advisor Pablo Olivera - Identifying sources of stem rust resistance from tetraploid wheat landraces of Ethiopia.

Sofia Simeto Ferrari - Advisor Robert Blanchette - Fungal community associated with Emerald Ash Borer and the role those fungi play in ash decline and mortality.