The Department of Plant Pathology now offers the PhD and MS (Option I and II) in Plant Pathology, as well as a minor for graduate students outside the department. A graduate degree in Plant Pathology offers a wide range of research opportunities in both basic and applied topics. Our graduate programs are designed around your own research, extension, and career goals. Opportunities for research at the MS and PhD levels include: molecular plant pathology, fungal molecular genetics, phytobacteriology, nematology, virology, epidemiology, biocontrol, disease resistance, and plant diseases. Opportunities also exist for interdisciplinary programs in biotechnology, plant breeding, microclimatology, plant stress, pest management, and international agriculture.




Gene Expression Changes Linked to Phenylpropanoid-Based Resistance to Fusarium Head Blight of Wheat, Shiv Singla



Nematode Biodiversity in Lincoln, Nebraska's Tallgrass Prairie Corridor, Abigail Borgmeier



Panicum Mosaic Virus Complex and Biofuels Switchgrass, Catherine Louise Stewart