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Niklaus Grunwald

Courtesy Appointment
grunwaln [at]

Office: 541-738-4049

Horticulture Crops Research Lab

3420 NW Orchard Avenue

3420 NW Orchard Avenue
Corvallis, OR 97331

Our group conducts research on the epidemiology, ecology, evolution, population biology and genetics of Phytophthora species with a current emphasis on the sudden oak death pathogen P. ramorum. For more information, please visit our lab site.

Research Group Members

Faculty Research Assistants/Associates

  • Caroline Press
  • Valerie Fieland
  • Karan Fairchild
  • Kenny Rolfe

Post-doctoral Scientists

  • Andrew Tupper
  • Zach Foster
  • Fernanda Iruegas-Bocardo
  • Ricardo Alcalá-Briseño
  • Martha Sudermann

Gradaute Students

  • Nick Carleson