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Syngenta Crop Protection Plant Pathology Graduate Fellowship

L-R: Rebecca Boston (Assistant Dean of Research, CALS), Richard Linton (Dean, CALS), David Ritchie (Director of Graduate Programs, Plant Pathology), Steve Lommel (Associate Dean and Director, NCARS), David Laird (Head of Product Biology for North America, Syngenta), Sam Pardue (Associate Dean and Director, Academic Programs, CALS), Eric Davis (Department Head, Plant Pathology), and Tyler Harp (Product Biology Lead - Fungicides, Syngenta)
L-R: Rebecca Boston (Assistant Dean of Research, CALS), Richard Linton (Dean, CALS), David Ritchie (Director of Graduate Programs, Plant Pathology), Steve Lommel (Associate Dean and Director, NCARS), David Laird (Head of Product Biology for North America, Syngenta), Sam Pardue (Associate Dean and Director, Academic Programs, CALS), Eric Davis (Department Head, Plant Pathology), and Tyler Harp (Product Biology Lead – Fungicides, Syngenta)

The Department of Plant Pathology officially signed the Syngenta Crop Protection Plant Pathology Graduate Fellowship on Monday, April 21st. Along with CALS Administration, representatives from Syngenta, including¬†David Laird (Head of Product Biology for North America) and Tyler Harp (Product Biology Lead, Fungicides), were in attendance. This fellowship provides complete support of a graduate student fellow for three years.¬† The Plant Pathology Department has already selected a master’s student for the Syngenta Fellowship for Fall 2014. A thesis research project of mutual interest to NCSU and Syngenta has been designed to be implemented under the direction of a Plant Pathology faculty mentor.