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Churchill, Alice C. L.


  •  Churchill, Alice C. L.
  • Research Scientist
  • Cornell University (CU)


  • Female

  • Nationality: United States of America


  • Direct phone: 607-255-0872
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  • Division: Department of Plant Pathology and Plant Microbe Biology
  • Department: Plant pathology / Federal Plant, Soil and Nutrition Laboratory
  • 334 Plant Science Bldg
  • Ithaca, NY 14853-5904
  • United States of America

  • Tel: 607-255-0872 (office) 607-255-7873 (lab)
  • Fax: 607-255-4471
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  • Professional qualification: BS with Honors Biology, University of Maine, Orono, (3 years)
    MS Plant pathology, Oregon State University, (3 years)
    PhD Molecular biology, Utah State University, (6 years)
  • Main professional activity: Research
  • Main expertise (keywords): Genetics - Fungal diseases - Mycosphaerella leaf spots - Insect pests - Genetic transformation -
  • Professional activities relevant to bananas: COORDINATION: Center scientist / visiting scientist, (10 years)
    RESEARCH: Post-doctoral research Associate, (3 years); Center scientist / visiting scientist, (10 years); Microbiologist, (2 years); Molecular biology and genetics of Fungal secondary metabolism: Host-parasite interactions and fungal toxins as virulence factors against plants and insects; Genetic mechanism of virulence of Mycosphaerella Fijensis against banana, which causes BLS disease, Metarhizium anisopliae, a broad host range pathogen or insect pests, and Cryphonectria parasitica, the causal agent of Chesnut blight, using molecular genetics approaches in combination with analytical chemistry, (ongoing)
    TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: Research associate assistant, (2 years)
    TEACHING: Graduate teaching assistant, (4 years)
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  • Last updated: 2012-07-10

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