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Longhurst, Kalena

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Loper, Joyce
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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Ludy, Robin
Interim Director, OSU Plant Clinic

Office: 541-737-3472
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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

My research focuses on foliar pathogens including powdery mildew and Botrytis, development of disease and phenology based forecasting models, and the development of enhanced disease management...

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 x1742
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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, microRNAs, machine learning, Arabidopsis

  • The overall scientific goal of my lab is to understand how small RNAs and Transcription Factors work together in...
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

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, Karasi
Faculty Research Assistant

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Mills, Dallice
Emeritus Appointment

Office: 541-737-5303
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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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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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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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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 (on sabbatical)

Research and Extension Area: Diagnosis of diseases and disorders of plants submitted to the OSU Plant Clinic; chemical and non-chemical control...

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.

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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
Courtesy Appointment

Research Areas:

  • Molecular to system-level impacts from:
    • Engineered nanomaterials
    • Nano & microplastics
    • Metals & nutrients...
Office: 541-754-4643
Rickson, Fred
Emeritus Appointment
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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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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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; evolutionary biology of fungi

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

Office: 541-386-2030
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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, 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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Stone, Daphne
Faculty Research Assistant

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Sugar, David
Emeritus Appointment

Office: 541-772-5165
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Sutton, Wendy
Senior Faculty Research Asst I

Office: 541-737-9863
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Swancutt, Benjamin

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Temple, Todd
Faculty Research Assistant

PI: Ken Johnson

Office: 541-737-5308
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Thomas, William

PI: Ocamb

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

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Trautman, Ian
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Tyler, Brett
Director - Center for Genome Research & Biocomputing
Research Description: 
  • Systems biology of infectious disease
  • Comparative and functional genomics of oomycete plant pathogens
  • Molecular analysis of...
Office: 541-737-3347
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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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VerWey, Brian
Faculty Research Assistant

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Wade, Nadine
Faculty Research Assistant

PI: Russell Ingham

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

Our research program focuses on soilborne pathogens of the ornamental nursery industry. The overall goal is to more fully understand pathogen biology, epidemiology, and ecology in order to...

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

PI: Jeff Chang

Westberry, Toby
Assistant Professor (Sr Res)

Ocean color remote sensing and bio-optics; Marine phytoplankton, primary production, physiology, biogeochemical cycling

  • My research investigates the role and functioning of...
Office: 541-737-5274
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Wilson, Mark
Emeritus Appointment

Office: 541-737-5244
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Wiseman, Michele
PhD Student
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Wolpert, Thomas
Emeritus Appointment

Biochemistry and molecular biology of host-parasite interactions.

  • We are attempting to understand the interactions that occur between a plant host and its microbial parasite at...
Office: 541-737-5293 x5282
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Wong, Alexander
Graduate Student

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Wram, Catherine
Graduate Student

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Zasada, Inga
Courtesy Appointment, Research Plant Pathologist
  • Develop economic thresholds for plant-parasitic nematodes important to small fruits and understand under which conditions these thresholds apply.
  • Develop production systems...
Office: 541-738-4051
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Zeller, April
Administrative Program Assistant

Office: (541) 737-5263
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Zobel, Donald
Emeritus Professor of Botany
Recent Publications

Zobel, D.B. and J.A. Antos.  2009.  Species properties and recovery from disturbance: Forest herbs buried by volcanic tephra. Journal of Vegetation Science 20: ...

Office: 541-737-5280
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