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Ellen Crocker

Ellen Crocker completed her PhD in Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology from Cornell University in 2015.  She was mentored by Eric Nelson and researched the potential roles of soil pathogens in the success of various native and invasive wetland plant species.  Affect graduating she joined the Forest Health Center for Research and Education, based at the University of Kentucky. Her current work focuses on education and outreach related to eastern forest health issues and she is continuing research on soil pathogens and invasives.