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Edgar Medina is a HHMI Hanna Gray Fellow!

Twenty-one outstanding scientists. Eight years of financial support. One tight-knit community.  The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) announced the selection of the 2020 Hanna Gray...

Amelia defends her Master’s

Amelia Ellis gave an excellent talk on her Master’s thesis research. Her thesis committee was Caiti Heil (Biology), Christine Hawkes (Plant & Microbial Biology), and Nicolas...

Primer on chytrid fungi

The aim of this primer is to introduce the reader to the life cycle, biology, and ecology of chytrids and other zoosporic fungi. We highlight...

Andrea Vu joins the lab

The lab welcomes Andrea Vu, a Post-doctoral Fellow!  She’s a microbiologist and plant pathologist from UC Riverside with expertise in oomycetes and fungi.  She will...