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Alumna Rebecca Bennett (Ph.D. 2005, Bergstrom Lab) Wins ARS Group Research Award

Jan 4, 2016
ARS Research Plant Pathologist Rebecca Bennett, of the Wheat, Peanut and Other Field Crops Unit in Stillwater, OK, accepted an REE Mission Area Merit Award on behalf of the Stillwater peanut research group. This honor was awarded to the ARS Legume and Oilseed Breeding Team, which included 16 researchers working on dry bean/chickpea, soybean, and peanuts from 10 ARS locations.

Ascomycete Journal spotlights the Richard P. Korf Herbarium

Richard P. Korf
Dec 14, 2015
In the November issue of the Journal, an article by Scott LaGreca spotlights Richard P. Korf’s many contributions to herbarium CUP, with an overview of his personal herbarium, and the thousands of foreign specimens he has given to CUP’s geographical collections. Read more

Making the Switch

Spores of switchgrass smut fungus
Oct 26, 2015
Gary Bergstrom's lab is assessing switchgrass disease management to improve it as a feedstock for biomass energy. Read more

Understanding What's Underfoot

Teresa Pawlowska
Oct 26, 2015
Teresa Pawlowska's work with endosymbiotic fungi is highlighted in a periodiCALS article In honor of the United Nation’s International Year of Soils. Read more

Plant pathology student's 3-D printer draws a crowd

Sep 11, 2015
Sean Patev, a graduate student in the field of plant pathology, is bringing his 3-D printer to Cornell University library events this fall as the library investigates installing maker spaces in several campus locations. Read more