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    Brad Tonnessen becomes an International Presidential Fellow!

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    Brad Tonnessen has become one of two International Presidential Fellows from the BSPM department at Colorado State University! He is advised by University Distinguished Professor Jan Leach, and is interested in understanding the broad genomic regulatory mechanisms that make rice resistant to detrimental diseases.Congratulate Brad the next time you see him, and click to read more!

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    Jillian Lang becomes an International Presidential Fellow!

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    Jillian Lang has become one of two International Presidential Fellows from the BSPM department at Colorado State University! She is currently a lab manager for University Distinguished Professor Dr. Jan Leach, and is working on characterizing the role of two cosmopolitan proteins in plant defense responses and cell wall biosynthesis, as well as continued advancement of innovative molecular diagnostics for plant pathogens. Please congratulate Jillian the next time you see her, and click to read more!

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    College of Agricultural Sciences honor Alumnus

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    Dr. Clint Pilcher graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1993 with a degree in Bioagricultural Sciences from Colorado State University and was advised by Dr. Frank Peairs during his time here. He received the Distinguished Alumni Award for the College of Agricultural Sciences on October 16th, 2014. Please click to read more about him.”

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    Support the College of Agricultural Sciences & the Department of BSPM

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    For 2014-2015, we have set goals of engaging our partners and organizations to invest and endow scholarships, as well as recognize the combined 100-year careers of Bill Jacobi, Ned Tisserat, and Howard Schwartz, 3 distinguished and productive plant pathologists who have contributed to this region and who have retired or will be retiring during 2014 to 2015.

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    Dr. John McKay Awarded $1.5 Million for Biofuel Development

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    McKay, who also holds the title of Monfort Professor, and his team will focus on the plant species Camelina sativa, an oilseed feedstock crop that can be grown on less-than-ideal farmland with relatively low fertilizer inputs and limited irrigation. Click to read more

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About BSPM

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Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management is a unique department among US Land Grant Universities, encompassing the disciplines of Entomology, Plant Pathology, and Weed Science.  As important as our disciplinary history is our interdisciplinary, problem solving orientation in the crosscutting areas of: 1) Genomics and Molecular Biology, 2) Ecology and Biodiversity, 3) Biology and Management of Invasive Species, and 4) Integrated Pest Management.