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Kumbhakar, Ishika
Graduate Student

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Kurth, Ellie
Senior Faculty Research Asst I

PI: Jared LeBoldus

Office: 541-737-2468
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Lan, Yung-Hsiang
Research Associate

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Langhus, Isabella

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Lantz, Rachel
Faculty Research Assistant

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LeBoldus, Jared
Associate Professor

Forest pathology; the genomics host-parasite interactions in natural ecosystems; impacts of biotic disturbance on forest structure and function; molecular mechanisms of innate immunity in plants...

Office: 541-737-1907
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Leiboff, Samuel
Assistant Professor

 

Leiboff Lab

The Leiboff Lab uses quantitative techniques to understand plant development. We are interested in understanding the way the plant assembles its leaves and...

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Lenz, Ryan
Graduate Student

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Leopold, Devin
Affiliate

PI: Posy Busby

Office: 541-737-5290
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Liston, Aaron
Professor and Herbarium Director

My research focuses on the application of genomics to plant phylogeny and speciation. I am currently using the strawberry genus (Fragaria) as a model for studying the evolution of...

Office: 541-737-5301
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Liu, Jiang
Graduate Student

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Lodwick, Jessica
Instructor

My teaching interests are grounded in the ecology and the evolutionary basis of life on earth. I have previously taught courses on animal behavior and scientific writing, with a focus on...

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Longhurst, Kalena

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Loper, Joyce
Emeritus Associate Dean
Office: 541-737-1097
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Lorang, Jennifer
Instructor

  

Office: 541-737-5282
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Lowder, Sarah
Graduate Student

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Luzell, Marvel

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Mahaffee, Walter
Research Plant Pathologist, USDA-ARS & Courtesy Faculty, Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology

Research focuses on understanding the ecology of microorganisms on plant surfaces, and applying that knowledge to reduce disease development in agronomic settings while enhance the economic and...

Office: 541-738-4036 x4035
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Marlin, Maria
Faculty Research Assistant

Office: 503-678-1264 ext. 67863
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Martin, Robert
Courtesy Faculty, Supervisory Research Plant Pathologist

My research focuses on understanding viruses of small fruit crops, developing diagnostic tests for viruses, understanding the epidemiology of viruses to develop control strategies, developing...

Office: 541-738-4041 x4040
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Mc Cune, Bruce
Professor

I work in three overlapping, interdependent areas (see lab website):

  • Tools for analysis of ecological communities and...
Office: 541-737-1741
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Mc Evoy, Peter
Professor, Emeritus

Ecology and Evolution of Plant-Insect Interactions, Ecology and Biological Control of Invasive Plant Species, Conservation of Plants and Insects

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Office: 541-737-5507 x8371
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Mc Intire, Charles
Emeritus Appointment
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McMurtrey, Shawn
Graduate Student

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Megraw, Molly
Associate Professor

Transcription Factors, machine learning, Arabidopsis, plant natural products, microRNAs/miRNAs, systems biology, synthetic biology

  • My lab works on identifying critical...
Office: 541-737-1118
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Meinke, Robert
Courtesy Appointment

Conservation biology of higher plants, particularly involving reproductive ecology and systematics; restoration of extirpated populations; integrating biological data into species management...

Office: 541-737-2317
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Meints, Russel
Emeritus Appointment

Metzler, Julia

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Meyers, Stephen
Research Associate

PI: Linda Hardison

Office: 541-737-4338
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Mickley, James
Herbarium Curator and Instructor
Herbarium

Our priceless and irreplaceable collection of plants, fungi, lichens, and algae provides data to allow us to see where species were historically, how that has changed, and...

Office: 541-737-5297
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Milligan, Allen
Associate Professor (Senior Research)

Application of cellular-scale molecular and biochemical studies of microalgae, bacteria and corals to environmental questions about ecosystem function and global change.

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Office: 541-737-5276 x6204
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Mills, Dallice
Emeritus Appointment

Office: 541-737-5303
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Mills, Karasi
Faculty Research Assistant

PI: Chris Mundt

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Mitchell, Katie
Faculty Research Assistant

PI: Linda Hardison

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Moldenke, Andrew
Courtesy Appointment

Office: 541-737-5496
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Mollov, Dimitre
Courtesy Appointment

Detection, genomic diversity, taxonomy, co-infections, transmission, and epidemiology of plant viruses.

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Mondron, Kyle
Graduate Research Assistant

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Moore, Ellis

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Muir, Patricia
Emeritus Appointment

Office: 541-737-1745
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Mundt, Christopher
Professor

Plant disease epidemiology; host plant resistance; population genetics of plant pathogens; effects of plant genetic diversity on disease and productivity; sustainable agriculture.

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Office: 541-737-5256 x5257
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Naithani, Sushma
Associate Professor Senior Research

Naithani Lab

Area of Expertise: Systems biology, Genomics, Cell-cell signaling, Self-incompatibility, Mitochondria biogenesis, Photosynthesis, and Chloroplast...

Office: 541-737-8022
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Navet, Natasha
Postdoctoral Scholar

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Nebert, Lucas
Post-Doctoral Fellow

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Newbold, Chelsea
Graduate Student

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O Malley, Megan
Graduate Student

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O Malley, Robert
Senior Faculty Research Asst I

PI: Michael Behrenfeld

Office: 541-737-2316
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Ocamb, Cynthia
Associate Professor

Research and Extension Area: Diagnosis and disease management in vegetable and field crops.

  • Primary interests include pathogen biology and disease management. Research emphasis...
Office: 541-737-4020 x4127
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Ohkura, Mana
Postdoctoral Scholar

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Pang, Yin Yuin
Faculty Research Assistant

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Parke, Jennifer
Professor, Senior Research, Soil Biology

I am no longer accepting graduate students due to planned retirement in 2021.

  • Phytophthora diseases of woody plants
  • Management of ...
Office: 541-737-8170
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Pina Paez, Carolina
Graduate Student

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Powelson, Mary
Emeritus Appointment

Powelson, Robert
Emeritus Appointment
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Pscheidt, Jay
Professor of Botany and Plant Pathology and Extension Plant Pathology Specialist

My work focuses on diagnosis of disease problems on woody perennials including fruit, nut, and nursery crops, and cultural disease control tactics.

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Office: 541-737-3472 x5539
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Putnam, Melodie
Director, OSU Plant Clinic

I am interested in why plants fail, which fits nicely with my position in the OSU Plant Clinic where we diagnose diseases/...

Office: 541-737-3472
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Pyke, David
Courtesy Appointment

Population biology, fire and restoration ecology of arid and semiarid plants in the Intermountain West and development of protocols to assess ecoysystem status.

Little is known about...

Office: 541-750-7334
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Reeser, Paul
Senior Faculty Research Asst I

PI: Jared Leboldus

Office: 541-737-2312
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Reichman, Jay
Ecologist, US EPA - Pacific Ecological Systems Division, Courtesy Faculty

Research Areas:

  • Molecular to system-level impacts from:
    • Engineered nanomaterials
    • Nano & microplastics
    • Metals & nutrients...
Office: 541-754-4643
Rickson, Fred
Emeritus Appointment
Rivedal, Hannah
Courtesy Appointment, Research Plant Pathologist

As a USDA-ARS Research Plant Pathologist, my research program focuses on finding solutions to plant pathology challenges facing the forage seed, grass seed, and hemp industries of the Pacific...

Office: 541-738-4144
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Rivin, Carol
Associate Professor

Molecular genetics of maize; genetic programs controlling plant development; regulation of gene expression during embryogenesis.

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Office: 541-737-5281 x3308
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Roelant, Amanda

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Rogan, Conner
Graduate Student

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Ross, Cameron
Graduate Student (Recent graduate 3/21)

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Rothwell, Gar
Courtesy Appointment

Studies of fossil and living land plants are directed toward a fuller understanding of phylogeny and evolution. These are explored using data from morphological, anatomical, ultrastructural,...

Office: (541) 737-5252
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Russell, Sterling
Emeritus Appointment

Sacher, Gabriel
Graduate Student

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Santamaria, Luisa
Nursery Pathology and Bilingual Extension Agent

My main goal is to develop educational programs based on the needs and priorities for the Oregon nursery industry.

Program Areas of Focus:

  • Bilingual Education programs...
Office: 503-678-1264
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Showalter, David
Postdoctoral Scholar

PI: Jared LeBoldus

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Simpson, Dianne
Office Mgr

Administrative Services

Office: 541-737-4147
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Smiley, Richard
Emeritus Appointment

Columbia Basin Agricultural Research Center
48037 Tubbs Ranch Rd.
Adams, OR 97810

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Smyth, Caity
Instructor

  

Office: 541-737-4397
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Soeldner, Alfred
Emeritus Appointment

Sondreli, Kelsey
Research Associate (Post-doc)

PI: Jared LeBoldus

Office: 541-737-2905
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Soule, Michelle
Graduate Student

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Spatafora, Joseph
Department Head

Mycology; Ecology and Evolutionary Biology of Fungi

  • Research in our laboratory is focused on ecology and evolutionary biology of fungi. Current research projects...
Office: 541-737-8134
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Spotts, Robert
Emeritus Appointment

Office: 541-386-2030
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Stairs, Brandon

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Stamm, Elizabeth
Faculty Research Assistant
Office: 541-737-4799
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Stockey, Ruth
Courtesy Appointment

Paleobotany

  • Whole plant biology of fossil plants and their use in phylogenetic analysis.
  • Evolution of ferns, gymnosperms, and aquatic angiosperms.
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Office: (541) 737-5252
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Stockwell, Virginia
Associate Professor (Courtesy)

Integrated management of bacterial plant diseases with an emphasis in biological control.

  • My research focuses on utilizing biological control agents as a disease management tool...
Office: 541-738-4078
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Stone, Daphne
Faculty Research Assistant

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Stone, Jeffrey
Emeritus Appointment

Mycology, ecology and systematics of fungal endophytes; taxonomy, ecology and infection biology of fungal parasites of conifers and other woody hosts; taxonomy and systematics of...

Office: 541-737-5260 x5242
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Sudermann, Martha
Postdoctoral Scholar

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Sugar, David
Emeritus Appointment

Office: 541-772-5165
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Suli, Hannah
Faculty Research Assistant

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Sutton, Wendy
Senior Faculty Research Asst I

PI: Melodie Putnam

Office: 541-737-9863
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Swancutt, Benjamin

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Temple, Todd
Senior Faculty Research Asst I

PI: Ken Johnson

Office: 541-737-5308
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Thomas, William

PI: Cynthia Ocamb

Office: 541-737-4127
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Thomas, Duncan
Instructor
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Trail, Loryn

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Trautman, Ian
Graduate Student

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Uehling, Jessie
Assistant Professor

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Vejlupkova, Zuzana
Senior Faculty Research Asst I

PI: John Fowler

Office: 541-737-5295
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Vergara, Melissa

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VerWey, Brian
Faculty Research Assistant

PI: Jason Graff

Office: 541-737-1355
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Wade, Nadine
Senior Faculty Research Asst I

PI: Russell Ingham

Office: 541-737-5258
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Weiland, Jerry
Research Plant Pathologist, USDA

Our research program focuses on plant diseases of the ornamental nursery industry. Our overall goal is to more fully understand the pathogens that affect nursery plants so that we can develop...

Office: 541-738-4062
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Weisberg, Alexandra
Post-Doctoral Fellow

PI: Jeff Chang

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