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‚ÄčOver 180 faculty members, research scientists, staff members, and graduate students constitute the Section of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology. Together, they are dedicated to expanding the collective understanding of pathogenesis, plant-associated microbes, and sustainable methods to suppress plant disease.

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Plant Pathology Faculty Spotlight

Awais Khan

Awais Khan

Mechanisms of disease resistance and pathogenesis in rosaceous fruits; QTL and association mapping; omics, genome editing, and bioinformatics to detect genetic regions and candidate genes for fungal and bacterial disease resistance; Strategies for accelerated and targeted improvement of disease resistance; High-throughput methods for plant resistance phenotyping. Khan Lab: Mechanisms of Fruit Diseases and Resistance