Alumnus Dimitre Mollov (Ph.D. 2012) was recently awarded the USDA-ARS Early Career Research Scientist of the Year Award. For more on Mollov read our alumni spotlight. Read more >>
As the National Program Leader for Plant Pathology with the USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture, alumna Rubella Goswami (Ph.D. 2005) works with programs in the Plant Protection area, supporting initiatives that protect food production systems and ensure the long-term viability of agriculture. Read more >>
As a Research Scientist in the Data Science & Informatics Department at DuPont Pioneer, alumnus Ben Millett (Ph.D. 2008) creates user-friendly interfaces to the models with which the breeders and other research scientists can interact. The overall goal of this is to use predictions to inform advancement decisions and prescribe the right management practices. Read more>>
Congrats to alumnus Dave Rizzo (Ph.D. 1993) for being awarded the 2017 UC Davis Prize for Undergraduate Teaching and Scholarly Achievement. This award is funded through philanthropic gifts managed by the UC Davis Foundation and, at $45,000, it is believed to be the largest recognition of its kind in the nation! Read more>>
As a USDA Plant Pathologist, plant pathology alumnus Dimitre Mollov (Ph.D. 2012) is driven to develop diagnostic protocols for use in federal and state regulatory and research programs with the objective of preventing the introduction and spread of plant viral diseases in U.S. agriculture. Read more>>
Alumnus David Rizzo (Ph.D. 1993) featured in the New York Times for his work investigating tree deaths in California due to sudden oak death.
Plant Pathology Alumnus Mike Wingfield (Ph.D. 1983) was recently honored with the Distinguished Leadership Award for Internationals. Read more >>
Alumnus Zane Grabau (M.S. 2013, Ph.D. 2015) recently was offered the position of Assistant Professor at the University of Florida in the Entomology and Nematology Department. Read more >>