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Plant Pathology

Department of Plant Pathology


International Awards

Sally Miller, IPM Excellence Award, 2009 (co-awardee as member of IPM Collaborative Research Support Program)

Larry Madden, Fisher Lecturer, Rothamsted Research, England (March 31, 2008)

Larry Madden, Jakob Eriksson Prize and Gold Medal from the Swedish Academy of Science, 2008

Sally Miller, Director, APS Office of International Programs Board, 2007-present

Sally Miller, Gamma Sigma Delta International Award of Merit, 2007

Guo-Liang Wang, FuRong Scholar, Hunan Agricultural University, China, 2004-09

Guo-Liang Wang, Adjunct Professor, Hunan Agricultural University, China, 2002-present

Sally Miller, The American Phytopathological Society International Service Award, 2002

Sally Miller, Philippines Department of Agriculture Bureau of Agricultural Research Director’s Award 2001

International Alumni

Adipala Ekwamu (PhD 1992, advisor Pat Lipps, emeritus professor), founder and regional coordinator of the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) based in Uganda, was selected as one of "100 BUCKEYES You Should Know" by The Ohio State University Alumni Association in 2011.  Ekwamu was honored for his leadership in establishing innovative agricultural research and education programs in sub-Saharan Africa.

Adipala Ekwamu, OSU College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences International Alumni Award, 2010.

Nilceu R. X. De Nazareno (Ph.D. 1992, advisors Pat Lipps and Larry Madden), Research Plant Pathologist, IAPAR, Curitiba, Brazil, served as President of the Annual Congress of the Brazilian Phytopathological Society (1999).

Sergio Lenardon, Research Scientist, Institute for Phytopathology and Plant Physiology (IFFIVE), INTA, Cordoba, Argentina (Ph.D. 1993, advisor Don Gordon) served as President of the Latin American Phytopathological Society (2003 - 2004).

Fikrettin Sahin, Chair of the Department of Genetics and Bioengineering, Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey (Ph.D. 1997, advisor Sally Miller), OSU College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences International Alumni Award, 2007.  Sahin is also the recipient of the Distinguished Scientist Award, Department of Plant Pathology, Ataturk University (2003); Distinguished Young Scientist Award, The Turkish Academy of Sciences (2004); and the Junior Science Award, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (2005).