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Kildall, Cara

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Kilday, Kameron
Faculty Research Assistant

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Klementis, Isaac

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Koepsell, Paul
Emeritus Appointment

Kovasi, Adrienne

I am interested in all things lichen biomonitoring and ecology related. Currently studying new lichen biomonitoring tools for monitoring nitrogen deposition high elevation tree-less wilderness...

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Kroese, Duncan
Faculty Research Assistant

PI: Jay Pscheidt

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Kronmiller, Brent
Assistant Professor (Sr Res)

Office: 541-737-3611
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Kumbhakar, Ishika

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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

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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...

Office: 541-737-5285
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Lenz, Ryan

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Leopold, Devin

PI: Posy Busby

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Liston, Aaron
Herbarium Director & Associate Department Head

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...

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Liu, Jiang
Postdoctoral Scholar

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Lodwick, Jessica
Instructor

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

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Longhurst, Kalena

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

  

Office: 541-737-5282
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Lowder, Sarah

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Luzell, Marvel

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Mahaffee, Walter
Courtesy Appointment

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

Office: 541-738-4036
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Martin, Nicole
Faculty Research Assistant

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Martin, Robert
Courtesy Appointment

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
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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
Emeritus Appointment

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

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Mc Intire, Charles
Emeritus Appointment
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McMurtrey, Shawn

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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...

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Meints, Russel
Emeritus Appointment

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Mendelson, Ethan

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Metzler, Julia

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Meyers, Stephen
Research Associate

PI: Linda Hardison

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Mickley, James
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...

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Milligan, Allen
Associate Professor (Sr Res)

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
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Mills, Dallice
Emeritus Appointment

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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

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Sara Monk
Monk, Sara
Info Technology Consultant

Web site development and training

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Moore, Ellis

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Mortimer, Sebastian

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Muir, Patricia
Emeritus Appointment

Office: 541-737-1745
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Mundt, Chris
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
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Naithani, Sushma
Associate Professor (Sr Res)

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

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Neat, Abigail

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Nebert, Lucas
Academic Wage Appt - Salaried

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Newbold, Chelsea

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Nunez Rodriguez, Lester

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O Malley, Robert
Academic Wage Appt - Hourly

PI: Michael Behrenfeld

Office: 541-737-2316
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O Malley, Megan

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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
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Ohkura, Mana
Postdoctoral Scholar

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Pang, Yin Yuin
Faculty Research Assistant

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Phipps, Savannah

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Pina Paez, Carolina

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Powelson, Mary
Emeritus Appointment

Powelson, Robert
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Pscheidt, Jay
Professor

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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Putnam, Melodie
Senior Instructor II

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

Office: 541-737-5542
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Pyke, David

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

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Reeser, Paul
Senior Faculty Research Asst I

PI: Jared Leboldus

Office: 541-737-2312
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Richardson, Briana
Faculty Research Assistant

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Rickson, Fred
Emeritus Appointment
Hannah Rivedal
Rivedal, Hannah
Courtesy Appointment

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...

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Rivin, Carol
Emeritus Appointment

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

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Roelant, Amanda

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Rogan, Conner

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Romero Jimenez, Maria Jose

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Ross, Cameron

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Rothwell, Gar
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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,...

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Ruggiero, Diana

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Russell, Sterling
Emeritus Appointment

Sacher, Gabriel

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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

Office: 541-278-4397
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Caity Smyth
Smyth, Johanna
Instructor

  

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Soeldner, Alfred
Emeritus Appointment

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Sondreli, Kelsey
Research Associate

PI: Jared LeBoldus

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Soule, Michelle

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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: 541-737-5305
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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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Stockwell, Virginia
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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
Courtesy 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...

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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

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Sutton, Wendy
Senior Faculty Research Asst I

PI: Melodie Putnam

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