College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Fungi

Pioneer Health Research from Veterinary Medicine Professor Attracts Over $2.3 Million in New Funding

Cryptococcus stained; Dr. Shi headshot
The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources has a strong commitment to health, and Associate Professor Dr. Meiqing Shi in the Department of Veterinary Medicine is bolstering that commitment through unmatched research in his field. With Dr. Shi’s expertise in fungal infections and his extensive...

University of Maryland Professor Receives $720k Grant from NSF to Eliminate “Coffee Rust” Disease in Costa Rica

College Park, MD -- In her quest to eradicate a devastating coffee disease called “Coffee Rust” – an issue that is plaguing Central American families who rely on coffee production to sustain their livelihood – Priscila Chaverri, PhD and two Ohio State University colleagues have received a $2...

Faculty Profile: Fun with Fungi

Priscila Chaverri is unapologetic about her passion for fungi. “What I like the most is going out to the field. I got interested in this (subject) through going out in the forest and looking for these little fungi,” says Chaverri, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Plant Science...
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