New Graduate Student
Fall 2017: Gamze Boluk from Turkey started as graduate student
Adriana WON PEPS Best MS Poster Award in CTAHR Student Research Symposium 2017
April 2017: Adriana Larrea won PEPS Best MS Poster Award in CTAHR Student Research Symposium 2017. The title of her Research Poster was "Core- and Pan-Genome Analyses of Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris: Black Rot Pathogen of Crucifers"
Plant Biosecurity in Theory and Practices
May 2017: Arif and Adriana participated in a one week long course of Plant Biosecurity in Theory and Practice at Biosecurity Research Institute, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas. Arif was an invited speaker and delivered a talk on "The Select Agent Rathayibacter toxicus: High Consequence Bacteria of Biosecurity Concern". He was also an instructor for hands on training inside the containment facility.
First student in our program!
Spring 2017: Adriana Larrea from Ecuador started in January 2017 as a first student in our program. She will be working on Xanthomonas axonopodis and Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensis.