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Alice C. L.

Churchill

Nationality: United States
Gender: Female

Cornell University

Department of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Interactions
School of Integrative Plant Science

Ithaca, N.Y.
United States 14853
Email: acc7@cornell.edu
Type of organisation: Academic Public
Geographical scope: International


Main professional activity: Research
Professional qualifications:

BS Biology with Honors, University of Maine, Orono (3 yr)
MS Plant Pathology, Oregon State University (3 yr)
PhD Molecular Biology, Utah State University (6 yr)
Post-Doctoral Res. Associate, Boyce Thompson Institute, Cornell Univ. (3 yr)

Main skills:

Genetics
Fungal diseases
Mycosphaerella leaf spots
Insect pests
Genetic transformation
Biological and other non-chemical control
Host pathogen interactions
Fusarium wilt
Microbiology
Molecular biology

Past or present banana-related activities:
Research Scientist, Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI) and Cornell University (18 years), including Chair of ISHS/ProMusa Crop Protection Working Group for 5 yr (2007 - 2012); Post-Doctoral Research Associate, BTI (3 years); Microbiologist, National Institutes of Health (2 years); Molecular biology and genetics of fungal secondary metabolism: Host-parasite interactions and fungal toxins as virulence factors against plants and insects; Endophytic microbes, beneficial microbes, microbiomes
Languages: English
ProMusa member: Yes
Crop Protection Working Group: Yes
Crop Production Working Group: Yes
Crop Improvement Working Group: Yes
Last updated: Monday January 22, 2018 19:43:43 CET