Faculty

M. Catherine Aime

M. Catherine Aime

Professor and Director of the Purdue University Herbaria
Research Area: Plant Pathology - Mycology
765.494.3951
Janna Beckerman

Janna Beckerman

Professor
Research Area: Plant Pathology - Ornamental and Fruit Diseases
765.494.4628

Office: LILY 1-321

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Ornamental and Fruit Diseases

Leonor Boavida

Leonor Boavida

Assistant Professor of Plant Biology
Research Area: Plant Biology - Plant Cell and Developmental Biology
765.494.0031
Chao Cai

Chao Cai

Assistant Professor (Courtesy Appointment)
Guohong Cai

Guohong Cai

USDA Assistant Professor
Research Area: Plant Pathology - Soybean Plant Pathology
765.494.8529

Office: LILY B-462A

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Zhixiang Chen

Zhixiang Chen

Professor of Plant Biology
Research Area: Plant Pathology - Molecular Plant Pathogen Interactions
765.494.4657
765.494.5896 (fax)
Tom Creswell

Tom Creswell

Clinical Engagement Professor and Director of the Plant & Pest Diagnostics Lab (PPDL)
765.494.8081
765.494.3958 (fax)

Office: Life Science Plant and Soils (LSPS) 116

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Plant and Pest Diagnostic Laboratory (PPDL)

Christian Cruz

Christian Cruz

Assistant Professor
Research Area: Plant Pathology - Plant Disease Management
765.494.1515

Office: LILY 1-325

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The Cruz Lab

Daniel Egel

Daniel Egel

Clinical Engagement Associate Professor - SWPAC
Research Area: Extension Plant Pathologist - Vegetable Diseases
812.886.0198
812.886.6693 (fax)
Jeneen Fields

Jeneen Fields

Clinical Assistant Professor
765.494.8368

Office: LILY 1-420

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Morgan Furze

Morgan Furze

Assistant Professor
765.494.4219

Office: WSLR 120

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Kevin Gibson

Kevin Gibson

Professor
Research Area: Weed Science
765.496.2161
Stephen Goodwin

Stephen Goodwin

USDA Professor
Research Area: Plant Pathology
765.494.4635
765.494.3452 (fax)

Office: LILY 1-339

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Anjali Iyer-Pascuzzi

Anjali Iyer-Pascuzzi

Associate Professor
Research Area: Molecular Plant Pathology
765.494.4653
Gurmukh Johal

Gurmukh Johal

Professor
Research Area: Plant Pathology - Maize Molecular Pathology and Genetics
765.496.4448
William (Bill) Johnson

William (Bill) Johnson

Professor
Research Area: Weed Science
765.494.4656
Sharon Kessler

Sharon Kessler

Associate Professor
Research Area: Plant Biology - Plant Reproductive Development
765.494.8830
765.494.0363 (fax)
Damon Lisch

Damon Lisch

Associate Professor
Research Area: Plant Biology - Plant Epigenetics
765.494.6606
Sue Loesch-Fries

Sue Loesch-Fries

Professor
765.494.4624

Office: LILY 1-331

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Jianxin Ma

Jianxin Ma

Professor (Courtesy Appointment)
Research Area: Plant Genetics and Genomics
765.496.3662
765-496-7255 (fax)

Office: WSLR B018

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Scott McAdam

Scott McAdam

Assistant Professor
Research Area: Plant Biology - Plant Evolutionary Physiology
765.494.3650
Gordon McNickle

Gordon McNickle

Assistant Professor
Research Area: Plant Biology - Plant Ecology
765.494.4645
Tesfaye Mengiste

Tesfaye Mengiste

Interim Department Head, Associate Head of Research, Professor
Research Area: Plant Pathology - Molecular Genetics of Plant Immunity
765.494.0599

Office: LILY G-452

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Michael Mickelbart

Michael Mickelbart

Professor
Research Area: Plant Biology - Plant Physiology
765.494.0391

Office: WSLR B024

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Gerald (Lee) Miller

Gerald (Lee) Miller

Assistant Professor
Research Area: Plant Pathology
765.494.1443

Office: LILY 1-240

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Christopher Oakley

Christopher Oakley

Assistant Professor
Research Area: Plant Biology - Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics of Plants
765.494.9644

Office: LILY 1-329

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Daniel Park

Daniel Park

Assistant Professor of Botany & Plant Pathology (Courtesy Appointment)
Robert Pruitt

Robert E. Pruitt

Professor of Botany & Plant Pathology
765.496.6794
765.494.5896 (fax)

Office: Lilly Hall Room B476

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Christopher  Staiger

Christopher Staiger

Department Head and Distinguished Professor
Research Area: Plant Biology - Plant Cell Biology
765.494.4615

Office: HANS 335

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Daniel Szymanski

Daniel B. Szymanski

Professor of Botany and Plant Pathology
Research Area: Plant Biology
765.494.8092

Office: WSLR, Room 226

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Darcy Telenko

Darcy E. P. Telenko

Assistant Professor
Research Area: Plant Pathology
765.496.5168
765.494.0363 (fax)

Lilly Hall Room 1-317

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Telenko Lab Website

Fred Whitford

Fred Whitford

Clinical Engagement Professor - Purdue Pesticide Programs
765.494.1284

Lilly Hall Room G-446

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Purdue Pesticide Programs

Kiersten Wise

Kiersten Alane Wise

Adjunct Professor of Botany and Plant Pathology
Jennifer Wisecaver

Jennifer Wisecaver

Assistant Professor of Botany & Plant Pathology (Courtesy Appointment)
765.494.4157

Office: BCHM Room A343C

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Jin-Rong Xu

Jin-Rong Xu

Professor of Fungal Biology
Research Area: Plant Pathology
765.496.6918

Whistler Hall Room 222

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Gyeong Mee Yoon

Gyeong Mee Yoon

Associate Professor of Plant Biology
Research Area: Plant Biology
765.496.1843
765.494.0363 (fax)

Lilly Hall Room B-474

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Bryan Young

Bryan G. Young

Professor of Weed Science
765.496.1646
765.494.0363 (fax)

Lilly Hall Room 1-351

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Purdue Weed Science

Lei Zhang

Lei Zhang

Assistant Professor of Botany and Plant Pathology
Research Area: Plant-Nematode Interactions
765.494.1933

Lilly Hall Room 1-422

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Yun Zhou

Yun Zhou

Associate Professor of Plant Biology
Research Area: Plant Biology
765.494.2069
765.494.0363 (fax)

Lilly Hall Room B472

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Professors Emeriti

T. Scott Abney

T. Scott Abney

USDA Professor Emeritus
Jody Banks

Jody Banks

Professor Emerita
Nicholas Carpita

Nicholas C. Carpita

Professor Emeritus
Ron Coolbaugh

Ron Coolbaugh

Professor Emeritus
Larry Dunkle

Larry D. Dunkle

USDA Professor Emeritus
Peter Goldsbrough

Peter G. Goldsbrough

Professor Emeritus
Thomas Hodges

Thomas K. Hodges

Professor Emeritus
Don Huber

Don Huber

Professor Emeritus
Thomas Jordan

Thomas N. Jordan

Professor Emeritus
Richard Latin

Richard Latin

Professor Emeritus
Carole Lembi

Carole Lembi

Professor Emerita
Raymond Martyn

Raymond D. Martyn Jr.

Professor Emeritus
Paul Pecknold

Paul C. Pecknold

Professor Emeritus
Gregory Shaner

Gregory E. Shaner

Professor Emeritus
Mary Alice Webb

Mary Alice Webb

Professor Emerita
Charles  Woloshuk

Charles P. Woloshuk

Professor Emeritus

Staff

Todd Abrahamson

Todd Abrahamson

Plant and Pest Diagnostic Lab Clerk
765.494.7071
765.494.3958 (fax)
Darcy  Allen

Darcy Allen

Academic Advisor
765.494.0352
765.494.0363 (fax)
John  Bonkowski

John Bonkowski

Plant Disease Diagnostician, Plant and Pest Diagnostic Laboratory
765.494.4641
765.494.3958 (fax)
Steven  Brand

Steven Brand

Research Associate
765.496.3471
Pam Butler

Pam Butler

Account Clerk
765.496.6568
Matthew Carpenter

Matthew Carpenter

Research Associate, Turfgrass Pathology
765.496.6779
Jessica Cavaletto

Jessica Cavaletto

USDA Research Associate
765.494.4662
John Cavaletto

John Cavaletto

Teaching Laboratories Coordinator
765.494.6474
Charles Crane

Charles Crane

USDA Research Assistant
765.494.3611
Andrés Cruz-Sancan

Andrés Cruz-Sancan

Laboratory Technician
765.494.8311
Amy Deitrich

Amy Deitrich

Managing Director
765.496.3406
765.494.0363 (fax)
Baofang Fan

Baofang Fan

Research Scientist
765.494.5881
Lisa Gross

Lisa Gross

Graduate Coordinator and ISS Liaison
765.494.9871
765.494.0363 (fax)
Jessica Holsinger

Jessica Holsinger

Academic IT Specialist
765.494.7191
Cheri Janssen

Cheri Janssen

Program Specialist, Purdue Pesticide Programs
765.496.7499
Krista Johnson

Krista Johnson

Teaching Lab Coordinator
Bong-Suk Kim

Bong-Suk Kim

Plant Growth Facilities Coordinator
Sanghun Lee

Sanghun Lee

Research Associate
765.496.2868
Jingyu (Lucy) Liu

Jingyu (Lucy) Liu

Aime Lab Manager
765.494.7791
Hongbing Luo

Hongbing Luo

Research Assistant
765.494.4945
Eileen Mallery

Eileen Mallery

Research Assistant
765.496.6914
Brent Mansfield

Brent Mansfield

Research Associate
765.496.6690
Jairo Marmolejos

Jairo Marmolejos

Business Assistant
765.494.4620
Cindy Myers

Cindy Myers

Conference Coordinator, Purdue Pesticide Programs
765.494.4566
Daniel Raudabaugh

Daniel Raudabaugh

Lead Research Scientist, Aime lab
765.494.3450
Cindy Salazar

Cindy Salazar

Administrative Assistant to the Department Head and Schedule Deputy
765.494.4615
Sujoung Shim

Sujoung Shim

Research Associate
765.496.3471
D. Rabern Simmons

D. Rabern Simmons

Curator of Fungi, Purdue University Herbaria
765.494.3450
Ian Thompson

Ian Thompson

Lab Technician
765.494.4662
Mike Woodard

Mike Woodard

Greenhouse Manager
765.496.0643
Julie  Young

Julie Young

Research Associate
765.494.0891
Weiwei Zhang

Weiwei Zhang

Plant Cell Biologist
765.494.4945
Marcelo Zimmer

Marcelo Zimmer

Weed Science Specialist
765.496.2121