Zachary Frederick (Zack) completed the requirements for a M.S. degree in plant pathology from Cornell University in 2013. His research was supervised by Kerik Cox and was concerned with practical fungicide resistance in the apple scab pathogen Venturia inaequalis. Before coming to Cornell, Zack earned his B.S. degree in agricultural biotechnology at SUNY Cobleskill in 2011. While at Cornell, Zack regularly participated in the apple extension talk circuit and wrote a disease column for the New York Berry News. Zack has now accepted an offer to pursue a Ph.D. degree at Washington State University working with Dr. Dennis Johnson on Verticillium wilt of mint and potato.