Faculty

Peter_BalintKurtiPeter Balint-Kurti
USDA Professor
Phone: (919) 515-3516
Email: pjbalint@ncsu.edu
Quantitative disease resistance in maize
 Michael_BensonMichael Benson
Professor
Phone: (919) 515-3966
Email: benson@ncsu.edu
Diseases of ornamental crops
David_BirdDavid Bird
W. N. Reynolds Distinguished Professor
Phone: (919) 515-1967
Email: bird@ncsu.edu
Nematode biology and host-parasite interactions
Ignazio_CarboneIgnazio Carbone
Associate Professor
Phone: (919) 513-4866
Email: ignazio_carbone@ncsu.edu
Evolutionary biology, molecular population genetics and genomics.
Bill_ClineWilliam (Bill) Cline
Research Extension Specialist
Phone: (910) 675-2314
Email: bill_cline@ncsu.edu
Management of diseases of blueberries and muscadine grapes
Christina_CowgerChristina Cowger
USDA Associate Professor
Phone: (919) 513-7388
Email: christina_cowger@ncsu.edu
Biology, epidemiology, and population genetics of small grain pathogens
Marc_CubetaMarc Cubeta
Professor and Director of the L. F. Grand Mycological Herbarium
Phone: (919) 513-1227
Email: macubeta@ncsu.edu
Ecology and population genetics of soil fungi
Margaret_DaubMargaret Daub
W. N. Reynolds Distinguished Professor and Head, Dept. Plant and Microbial Biology
Phone: (919) 513-3807
Email: margaret_daub@ncsu.edu
Plant-fungal interactions
Eric-DavisEric (Rick) Davis
W. N. Reynolds Distinguished Professor and Department Head
Phone: (919) 515-7984
Email: eric_davis@ncsu.edu
Plant-parasitic nematodes and host-parasite interactions
Ralph_DeanRalph Dean
W. N. Reynolds Distinguished Professor
Phone: (919) 513-0020
Email: ralph_dean@ncsu.edu
Host-pathogen interactions in Magnaporthe oryzae
Shuijin_HuShuijin Hu
Professor
Phone: (919) 515-2097
Email: shuijin_hu@ncsu.edu
Soil microbial ecology
Jim_KernsJim Kerns
Assistant Professor
Phone: (919) 513-4820
Email: jpkerns@ncsu.edu
Etiology, epidemiology, and management of warm- and cool-season grass diseases
Steve_LommelSteve Lommel
W. N. Reynolds Distinguished Professor and CALS Dean for Research
Phone: (919) 515-6990
Email: steve_lommel@ncsu.edu
Molecular mechanisms of plant viral pathogenesis
Frank_LouwsFrank Louws
Professor and Director of CIPM
Phone: (919) 515-6689
Email: frank_louws@ncsu.edu
Diseases of strawberries, tomatoes, peppers, and organic crops.
David_MarshallDavid Marshall
USDA Professor and Research Leader USDA/ARS
Phone: (919) 515-6819
Email: David.Marshall@ars.usda.gov
Breeding and genetics of small grain crops for disease resistance
 Inga_MeadowsInga Meadows
Research Extension Specialist
Phone: (828) 684-3562
Email: immeadow@ncsu.edu
Management of diseases of vegetable crops
Asimina_MilaAsimina Mila
Associate Professor
Phone: (919) 513-1291
Email: almila@ncsu.edu
Management of tobacco diseases and quantitative epidemiology
Peter_OjiamboPeter Ojiambo
Associate Professor
Phone: (919) 513-2188
Email: peter_ojiambo@ncsu.edu
Epidemiology and integrated management of plant diseases
Charles_OppermanCharles Opperman
Professor
Phone: (919) 515-6699
Email: charlie_opperman@ncsu.edu
Biology and genomics of plant parasitic nematodes
Gary_PayneGary Payne
W. N. Reynolds Distinguished Professor
Phone: (919) 515-6994
Email: gary_payne@ncsu.edu
Fungal biology and secondary metabolism, genomics, food safety
Zvezdana_PesicZvezdana Pesic-VanEsbroeck
Director of the Micropropagation and Repository Unit
Phone: (919) 515-7781
Email: zvezdana_pesic@ncsu.edu
Virology and micropropagation of sweetpotato and berries
Lina_QuesadaLina Quesada
Assistant Professor
Phone: (919) 513-3530
Email: lmquesad@ncsu.edu
Management, diagnostics, population genetics, and genomics of vegetable pathogens
Jean_RistainoJean Ristaino
W. N. Reynolds Distinguished Professor and Director Global Plant Health Program
Phone: (919) 515-3257
Email: jean_ristaino@ncsu.edu
Population genetics of Phytophthora infestans
David_RitchieDavid Ritchie
Professor
Phone: (919) 515-6809
Email: david_ritchie@ncsu.edu
Bacterial and fungal pathogens of fruit and vegetable crops
Barbara_ShewBarbara Shew
Research Assistant Professor and Director of the Plant Disease and Insect Clinic
Phone: (919) 515-6984
Email: barbara_shew@ncsu.edu
Management of ornamental and peanut diseases
David_ShewDavid Shew
Professor
Phone: (919) 515-6811
Email: david_shew@ncsu.edu
Ecology and epidemiology of soilborne fungal pathogens
Tim_SitTim Sit
Principal Research Scholar
Phone: (919) 515-6991
Email: tim@ncsu.edu
Virology
Sara_VillaniSara Villani
Research Assistant Professor
Phone: coming soon!
Email: coming soon!
Management of ornamental and apple diseases