Eric Carr completed the requirements for a MS degree in plant pathology from Cornell University in 2012. His research was supervised by Eric Nelson and was on the developmental responses of Pythium aphanidermatum zoosporangia to vermicompost-induced disease suppression. Prior to his MS work, Eric served as a research technician in the Department of Plant Pathology & Plant-Microbe Biology. Eric earned his BS degree at Millersville University. Millersville, Pennsylvania and he is currently in charge of composting research at a large farm near Buenos Aires, Argentina.