Jennifer Lorang

Instructor
lorangj [at] science.oregonstate.edu

Office: 541-737-5282
Other: 541-737-2322

Research Way Laboratory Building

Research Way Laboratory Building 2187

Research Way Laboratory Building 4575 SW Research Way

Research Way Laboratory Building
4575 SW Research Way
Corvallis, OR 97333

  

Biography

Hello! I am plant pathologist/molecular geneticist with a distinct interest in characterizing the molecular nature of conversations between plants and microbes. I stumbled upon this passion through an environmental path. My B.S. is in Environmental Biology from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota (Winona), where I studied black tern populations on the Mississippi River. I then went on to investigate Streptomyces spp. that inhibit scab disease of potatoes in the soil, obtaining an M.S. in Plant pathology at the University of Minnesota. Next, I ventured out West to the University of California-Riverside, where I completed a PhD. in Plant Pathology investigating the molecular signaling of bacterial pathogens with plants, but I knew I was finally home when I joined BPP as a Postdoctoral research fellow to investigate the effects of fungal toxins on plant immune systems. I continue this line of research today and recently have thoroughly enjoyed transitioning toward more teaching and sharing of my research experience with our amazing OSU students.

Profile Field Tabs

At OSU
Affiliated with: 
Ag Botany / Plant Path
Courses Taught: 
Ecampus:

BOT 324: Fungi in Society

BOT 324: Introductory Plant Pathology

Corvallis Campus:

Bot 324: Fungi in Society