Diseases

Mr. Bill Cline

Researcher And Extension Plant Pathologist

Blueberry disease resistance screening. Diseases of blueberries and muscadine grapes.

Areas of Expertise
Crops
Diseases
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Margaret Daub

William Neal Reynolds Professor And Department Head Of Plant And Microbial Biology

Isolating and characterizing genes from plant pathogens that have potential usefulness in the genetic engineering of disease-resistant plants. Vitamin B metabolism in plants and its role in environmental stress responses.

Areas of Expertise
Diseases
Genetics
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Ralph Dean

William Neal Reynolds Professor Of Plant Pathology And Director Of Center For Integrated Fungal Research

Discovery and analysis of genes from economically important fungi. Worked on sequencing of rice and rice blast genomes. Genomics. Fungal genomics; fungal development.

Areas of Expertise
Crops
Diseases
Genetics
Genetics
Colleges
CALS

Dr. James Guy

Professor Of Veterinary Virology

Pathogenesis, diagnosis and control of viral infections of domestic animals.

Areas of Expertise
Diseases
Colleges
CVM

Dr. Turner Sutton

Professor Of Plant Pathology

Etiology, epidemiology, and control of apple diseases; vinifera grapes; disease forecasting; methods of fungicide use; fungicide resistance; integrated pest management.

Areas of Expertise
Crops
Diseases
Pest Management/Pesticides
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Mary Tompkins

Professor Of Immunology

Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), a research animal model for the AIDS virus. Testing various drug therapies for AIDS for the National Institutes of Health.

Areas of Expertise
Diseases
Immune Deficiency Viruses
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Wayne Tompkins

Professor And Director Of Immunology

Immunology, virology, acquired immune-deficiency diseases.

Areas of Expertise
Diseases
Immune Deficiency Viruses
Colleges
CALS