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  • Professor of Plant Molecular Biology


814-863-7957

Areas of Expertise:
  • Plant Genomics and Genetics
  • Plant Molecular Biology
  • Theobroma cacao (cocoa)
  • Associate Professor of Communications


814-865-6106

  • Associate Professor of Communications


814-865-4354

  • Waller Professor of Biology


814-863-9579

Areas of Expertise:
  • Plant abiotic stress responses
  • Guard cell signaling
  • Heterotrimeric G protein signaling in rice and Arabidopsis
  • RNA structure-function relationships
  • Alan R. Warehime Professor of Agribusiness
  • Director Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • College of Agricultural Sciences


814-863-2847

  • Professor of Molecular Genetics
  • Director of The Schatz Center for Tree Molecular Genetics


814-863-9164

Areas of Expertise:
  • Genomics
  • Conservation Genetics
  • Renewable Energy
  • Biotechnology
  • Professor of Maize Genetics


814-865-1159

Areas of Expertise:
  • Epigenetics
  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant-pathogen interactions
  • Maize Genetics
  • Sorghum Genetics
  • Flavonoids
  • Phytoalexins
  • Plant-fungus interactions
  • Plant-insect interactions
  • Plant-Environment interactions
  • Professor of Food Science;
  • Chair of the Ingredients as Materials Impact Group


814-865-2636

  • Professor of Weed Science


814-863-1014

Areas of Expertise:
  • Managing weedy plants in agroecosystems
  • Conservation tillage and cover crops
  • Herbicide use
  • Integrated weed management
  • Weed management in organic cropping systems
  • Department Head
  • Distinguished Professor of Animal Nutrition


814-863-3665

  • Professor of Entomology


814-863-7788

Areas of Expertise:
  • Insect population dynamics
  • IPM
  • Professor of Plant Genetics


814-865-5408

Areas of Expertise:
  • Plant genetics and breeding
  • Molecular breeding
  • Biotic stresses
  • Abiotic stresses
  • Plant nutritional quality
  • Tomato
  • Associate Professor of Rural Sociology and Science, Technology, and Society
  • Community, Environment, and Development Program Coordinator


814-863-8636

  • Professor of Entomology
  • Director, Center for Pollinator Research


814-865-2214

Areas of Expertise:
  • Pollinators
  • Honey Bees
  • Social Insects
  • Genomics
  • Immunity
  • Behavior
  • Physiology
  • Professor of Turfgrass Breeding and Genetics


814-863-9805

  • Associate Professor of Crop Production / Ecology


814-863-3179

Areas of Expertise:
  • Agroecology
  • Conservation & Dairy Cropping Systems
  • Soil & nutrient conservation, perennials, cover crops
  • Pasture ecology and grazing management
  • Professor of Horticultural Marketing and Business Management
  • Affiliate Appointment: Agribusiness Management, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education


814-863-2196

Areas of Expertise:
  • Wine marketing
  • Produce and ethnic food marketing
  • Retail business management
  • Consumer attitudes and behaviors pertaining to horticultural goods and services
  • Senior Scientist and Professor of Horticulture


814-863-7286

Areas of Expertise:
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Plant Functional Genomics
  • Plant Tissue Culture
  • Plant Propagation
  • Plant Disease Resistance
  • Plant – Microbes Interactions
  • Associate Professor


814-863-7646

Areas of Expertise:
  • Fire blight resistance in apple trees
  • Biologically-based approaches to fire blight disease control
  • Development of citrus greening-resistant citrus varieties
  • Molecular genetics of Erwinia amylovora pathogenicity
  • Development of tomatoes resistant to bacterial canker disease
  • Understanding rootstock-scion interactions in grafted apple trees
  • Professor of Reproductive Physiology
  • Associate Director of the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences


814-441-2657

Areas of Expertise:
  • Reproductive Biology
  • Assisted Reproductive Technologies
  • Animal Science
  • Dairy production
  • Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Agricultural Sustainability
  • Graduate Training
  • Undergraduate Instruction
  • Evan Pugh Professor of Biology & Entomology,
  • Eberly College of Science Distinguished Senior Scholar


814-867-2396

  • Professor of Agronomy


814-863-1018

Areas of Expertise:
  • Grain crop management
  • Corn management and hybrid evaluation
  • Corn silage management
  • Soybean management and variety evaluation
  • Winter wheat management and variety evaluation
  • Winter barley management and variety evaluation
  • Interseeding cover crops in corn and soybeans
  • Dean, College of Agricultural Sciences


814-865-2541

  • Associate Professor of Horticultural Systems Management


814-863-2433

Areas of Expertise:
  • Sustainable vegetable systems
  • Organic vegetable systems
  • Field vegetable production systems
  • High tunnel vegetable production systems
  • Professor of Horticulture


814-863-2250

  • Research Assistant


814-863-2257

  • Associate Professor


814-867-0324

Areas of Expertise:
  • Molecular plant-microbe interactions
  • Disease resistance and abiotic stress tolerance
  • Functional genomics and biotechnology
  • Genome editing and engineering
  • Rice, tomato, potato and mushroom precision breeding
  • Gene-edited and genetically modified organisms
  • Professor of Food Science
  • Graduate Program Coordinator


814-863-2960

Areas of Expertise:
  • Food process engineering
  • Food materials science
  • Biopolymers
  • Chocolate and confectionery
  • Head and Professor of Geography


814-865-3094