Pathology Research

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Robert L. (Bob) Donnell
Associate Professor
Section Chief, Anatomic Pathology

Michael M. Fry
Clinical Pathology

Matthew J. (Matt) Gray
Amphibians and ranaviruses

Kimberly D. Gwinn
Associate Professor
Plant Pathology

Zachariah R. (Zach) Hansen
Assistant Professor
Entomology & Plant Pathology

Darrell D. Hensley
Extension Specialist III
Plant Pathology

Tarek Hewezi
Assistant Professor
Plant Molecular Biology

Juan Luis Jurat-Fuentes
Associate Professor
Insect physiology and molecular pathology

Heather Marie Kelly
Assistant Professor
Plant Pathologist

Kurt H. Lamour
Molecular Epidemiology

Debra Lee Miller
Veterinary pathology

Bode Adebowale Olukolu
Assistant Professor

Bonnie H. Ownley
Plant Pathology

Barry T. Rouse
Lindsay Young Distinguished Professor

Scott D. Stewart

John Clinton Stier
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Robert N. (Bob) Trigiano
Cell/tissue culture of ornamentals

Jennifer Mariko Tsuruda
Assistant Professor

Patricia Donald
Plant pathology

Theodore B Henry
Assistant Professor
Fish physiology and pathology

Alemu Mengistu
Plant pathology



AgResearch Faculty and Staff Presented with Awards at 2019 UTIA Luncheon, 11/29/2019

Researchers Use Genomics and Citizen Science to Determine Migration History of Invasive Butterfly, 9/11/2019

Partnership between UT Institute of Agriculture and National University of Ireland Galway addresses Common Concerns Plaguing both Countries, 8/23/2019

Commendations Corner - July 2019, 7/9/2019

Development of Novel DNA-Based Methods for Detection of Bt Resistant Fall Armyworms, 5/31/2018

Promotion and Tenure 2017, 10/16/2017

A New Generation of Faculty, 8/2/2017

UTIA Priorities Poise Institute for Future Success, 2/5/2017

New Head for Department of Entomology & Plant Pathology, 9/15/2016

New Ventures | Creative Agricultural Technologies, LLC, 2/25/2016


Recent Publications

Clinical pathology of Bsal chytridiomycosis: hematological, biochemical, and serum protein analyses of infected Taricha granulosa.  Grzelak, A., R. Kumar, C. Cray, E. D. Carter, P. Watcharaanantapong, K. Ash, B. A. Bajo, M. Bohanon, A. C. Peterson, M. J. Gray, and D. L. Miller.  2020.  9th World Congress of Herpetology, Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Abstract]

Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal) chytridiomycosis itís not just for salamanders!.  Towe, A., M. Gray, E. D. Carter, K. Ash, M. Bohanon, B. Bajo, and D. L. Miller.  2020.  9th World Congress of Herpetology, Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Abstract]

Associating anatomical and clinical pathology with Bsal chytridiomycosis in the rough skinned newt (Taricha granulosa).  Grzelak, A., R. Kumar, K. Ash, E. D. Carter, B. A. Bajo, M. Bohanon, A. C. Peterson, A. E. Towe, M. J. Gray, and D. L. Miller.  2019.  Wildlife Disease Association International Conference. [Abstract]

The pathology of Bsal chytridiomycosis: documenting anatomical changes and exploring what they might mean clinically.  Miller, D. L., A. K. Grzelak, A. E. Towe, R. Ossiboff, C. Cray, R. Kumar, K. Ash, E. D. Carter, B. A. Bajo, M. Bohanon, A. C. Peterson, and M. J. Gray.  2019.  Joint Meeting of the American Fisheries Society and The Wildlife Society, Reno, NV, September, 2019. [Abstract]

Differentiating Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis and B. salamandivorans in amphibian chytridiomycosis using RNAScope in situ hybridization Ossiboff, R. J., A. E. Towe, M. A. Brown, A. V. Longo, K. R. Lips, D. L. Miller, E. D. Carter, M. J. Gray, and S. Frasca.  2019.  Frontiers Veterinary Science.

Genome editing, gene drives, and synthetic biology: will they contribute to disease-resistant crops, and who will benefit? Annual Review of Phytopathology. 57: 165-188  Pixley, K et al, J. Falck-Zepeda, K. Giller, L. Glenna, F. Gould, C. Mallory-Smith, D. Stelley, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2019.  Annu Rev Phytopathol.

Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans in the cuban treefrog (Osteopilus septentrionalis).  Towe, A. E., M. J. Gray, E. D. Carter, K. Ash, M. Bohanon, B. A. Bajo, and D. L. Miller.  2019.  Wildlife Disease Association Annual International Conference, Tahoe City, CA. August 4-9, 2019. [Abstract]

Engaging undergraduate honors students in plant pathology.  Gwinn, K. D., C. T. Stripling, J. L. Donaldson, and C. A. Stephens.  2018.  PhytopathologyPhytopathology 108:S1.194. International Congress of Plant Pathology, Boston, MA July 28-August 3, 2. [Abstract]

Using social media to increase ornamental entomology and plant pathology outreach.  Hale, F. A., A. S. Windham, D. D. Hensley, and J. F. Grant.  2018.  Proceedings: Annual Meeting of the ESA, Vancouver, BC Canada, November 10-15.

Pathology in Notophthalmus viridescens co-infected with Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis and B. salamandrivorans.  Miller, D. L., J. P. Cusaac, E. D. Carter, R. H. Hardman, M. L. Bohanon, L. K. Reinert, L. Rollins-Smith, D. C. Woodhams, and M. J. Gray.  2018.  International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association, St. Augustine, FL.

Insect and Plant Disease Control Manual (revision) Lykins, C., S. C. Bost, J. A. Skinner, F. A. Hale, K. M. Vail, S. D. Stewart, H. M. Kelly, and D. D. Hensley.  2017.  PB 1690, UT Extension. [Abstract]

Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans pathology in susceptible species.  Miller, D. L., E. D. Carter, J. P. W. Cusaac, R. H. Hardman, L. K. Reinert, L. A. Williams, L. Rollins-Smith, and M. J. Gray.  2017.  66th Annual International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association, San Cristobal, Chiapas, Me.