The Turgeon lab works on mechanisms of fungal virulence to plants with particular emphasis on the roles of fungal secondary metabolites, iron and oxidative stress. Classical genetic, molecular genetic, and genomic approaches are used.
Title: Professor, School of Integrative Plant Science Chair
Department: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Roles: Faculty Investigator, Potential Postdoc Mentor
Research Areas: Agriculture Research, Disease Ecology and Evolution, Fungi, Genetics, Genomics and Cell Biology of Infection, Microbiota and Microbiomes, Plant Hosts