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March 18, 2019

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March 18, 2019

Big congratulations to TPS Fellow Katie D'Amico Willman recently received first place for her oral presentation at the Midwest Section of American Society for Plant Biologist Meeting!

March 18, 2019

In this study, "Characterization of a QTL against Phytophthora sojae in soybean", we characterized a potential source of resistance to Phytophthora sojae in order to facilitate its…

March 18, 2019
TPS Fellow Irene Gentzel recently published her first first-author paper in Plant Physiology.  To be included in the upcoming Biotic Stress Focus Issue, her paper titled “A simple method for…
March 5, 2019

The last time I wrote an article for this blog, I mentioned the scientist Rosalind Franklin in passing. In that blog post, I referred to her as the underappreciated co-discoverer of the structure…

February 4, 2019

New Years is a time for resolutions, and February is a time for breakin’ ‘em. But during the blissful month of January, many people make health-related…

January 18, 2019

In November of 2018, I was fortunate to attend the Entomological Society of America (ESA) conference in beautiful Vancouver, Canada. Several of the other entomology students, faculty and staff…

December 19, 2018

Congratulations to Katie D'Amico Willman and her collaborators in the Bonello lab on the publication of their recent article, Disease incidence and spatial distribution of host resistance in a…

December 19, 2018

I found an absolutely remarkable thing on the internet a few weeks ago. Academic Tree is a site dedicated to “building a single, interdisciplinary academic genealogy.” Here's the premise: every…