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M. Catherine Aime

Botany and Plant Pathology 

  • Professor of Mycology and Director of the Purdue Herbaria
765.496.7853
765.494.0363
Lilly Hall Room 1-335

 General Information

The Aime Lab conducts research on the systematics, biodiversity, and evolution of Fungi focusing on: 1) the earliest diverging lineages of Basidiomycota (Pucciniomycotina, Ustilaginomycotina, and Wallemiomycetes); 2) rust fungi; 3) fungi in tropical ecosystems; and 4) fungal diseases of tropical tree crops. We apply a variety of tools and methods, from genomics to field studies in remote regions, to the study of these vastly underexplored Fungi.  Dr. Aime is Director of the Purdue University Herbaria (Arthur Fungarium and Kriebel Herbarium).


Botany and Plant Pathology, 915 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 USA, (765) 494-4614

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