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Powelson, Mary
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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
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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...

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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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Raco, Milica
Postdoctoral Scholar

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Reeser, Paul
Senior Faculty Research Asst I

PI: Jared Leboldus

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Richardson, Briana
Senior Faculty Research Assistant I

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Rickson, Fred
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Rivedal, Hannah
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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
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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

PI: Jeff Anderson

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Romero Jimenez, Maria Jose

PI: Posy Busby

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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

PI: Samuel Leiboff

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Russell, Sterling
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Sacher, Gabriel

PI: Jay Pscheidt

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Sahakian, Victor
Faculty Research Assistant

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Sandlin, Isaac
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Scagel, Carolyn
Courtesy Appointment

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Showalter, David
Postdoctoral Scholar

PI: Jared LeBoldus

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Simpson, Dianne
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Sirova, Dagmara
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Skillman, John
Instructor

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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, Johanna
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Soeldner, Alfred
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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...
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Spotts, Robert
Emeritus Appointment

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Stairs, Brandon

PI: Jessie Uehling

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Stamm, Elizabeth
Faculty Research Assistant
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Stockey, Ruth
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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

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

  • My research focuses on utilizing biological control agents as a disease management...
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Stone, Daphne
Faculty Research Assistant

PI: Bruce Mc Cune

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Stone, Jeffrey
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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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Studebaker, Gabrielle

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Sudermann, Martha
Postdoctoral Scholar

PI: Jeff Chang

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Sugar, David
Emeritus Appointment

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Suli, Hannah

PI: Jared LeBoldus

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Sutton, Wendy
Senior Faculty Research Asst I

PI: Melodie Putnam

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Swancutt, Benjamin

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Syring, Kimberly

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Temple, Todd

PI: Ken Johnson

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Thomas, William
Research Associate

PI: Cynthia Ocamb

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Thomas, Duncan
Teaching/Summer Session
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Topham, Katherine

PI: Dimitre Mollov

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Tosa, Marie

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Trail, Loryn

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Trappe, James
Courtesy Appointment

Taxonomy of hypogeous fungi; floristics of alpine fungi; mycorrhizal ecology and applications; fungal-animal interactions...

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Trautman, Ian
AW-Slrd: Fac Res Assist

Uehling, Jessie
Assistant Professor

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Valentine, Don
Bio Science Research Tech 2

PI: Virginia Stockwell

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Vargas Gastelum, Lluvia
Postdoctoral Scholar

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Vargas Gutiérrez, German
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Research interests: Plant ecophysiology, tropical ecology, forest resilience, ecological modeling, climate change

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Vejlupkova, Zuzana
Senior Faculty Research AsstII

PI: John Fowler

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Vergara, Melissa

PI: Posy Busby

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VerWey, Brian
Faculty Research Assistant

PI: Jason Graff

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Wade, Nadine
Senior Faculty Research Asst I

PI:  Russell Ingham

Office: 541-737-5258
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Walker, Donald
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Watson, Kassondra

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Weiland, Jerry
Courtesy Appointment

Our goal is to conduct applied and basic research that helps growers control nursery plant diseases. Our research approach is to identify and better understand the pathogens that are causing...

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Weisberg, Alexandra
Assistant Professor

Evolution of Plant/Microbe Interactions

We work to understand how plants and microbes interact, as well as the role of mobile genetic elements in these symbioses. We use genomics,...

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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...
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Wilson, Mark
Emeritus Appointment

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Wiseman, Michele

PI: David Gent

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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...
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Wong, Alexander

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Wram, Catherine

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Wu, Chih-Feng
Research Associate

PI: Jeff Chang

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Zasada, Inga
Courtesy Appointment
  • Develop economic thresholds for plant-parasitic nematodes important to small fruits and understand under which conditions these thresholds apply.
  • Develop production systems...
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Zeller, April

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Zimmerman, Jessie

PI: Posy Busby

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Zobel, Donald
Emeritus Appointment
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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: ...

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