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Plant Pathology

Sudeep Bag

Sudeep Bag

Assistant Professor
Plant Pathology
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sudeepbag@uga.edu
plant virology: detection, disease epidemiology, genomics, small RNA, virus-host interaction, and virus disease management

Bochra Bahri

Bochra Bahri

Assistant Professor
Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics; Plant Pathology
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bbahri@uga.edu
pathogen population structure, pathogen adaptation to hosts and to climate change, plant-pathogen interactions, resistance gene and virulence factor identification, turfgrass and forage disease management

Marin Brewer

Marin Brewer

Associate Professor
Plant Pathology
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mtbrewer@uga.edu
plant-pathogenic fungi, population genomics, mating systems, host specialization

Michael Deom

Michael Deom

Professor
Plant Pathology
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deom@uga.edu
virus-host interactions, biotic and abiotic stress in groundnut varieties

Brian Kvitko

Brian Kvitko

Assistant Professor
Plant Biology, Plant Pathology
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bkvitko@uga.edu
mechanisms of plant immune action against bacteria, molecular phytobacteriology

Soraya Leal-Bertioli

Sorya Bertioli

Senior Research Scientist
Plant Pathology; Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics
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sorayab@uga.edu
peanut, wild arachis, introgression, tetraploidization, disease resistance

Melissa Mitchum

Melissa Mitchum

Professor
Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics; Plant Pathology
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melissa.mitchum@uga.edu
molecular plant-nematode interactions, effectors, peptide signaling, host plant resistance, soybean genetics and genomics

Shavannor Smith

Shavannor Smith

Associate Professor
Plant Pathology
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shavs@uga.edu
plant-pathogen interactions, structure and evolution of disease resistance loci

Caterina Villari

Assistant Professor
Plant Biology, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
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cvillari@uga.edu
fungal pathogens, resistance mechanisms of trees, chemical ecology, insect-fungi symbioses

Li Yang

Li Yang

Assistant Professor
Plant Pathology
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Li.Yang1@uga.edu

molecular genetics of plant immunity and development

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