August 25, 2020 at 1:18 pm

Alumni News | Bull Elected Fellow of American Phytopathological Society

Carolee T. Bull, shown outside with sign in background that says Love a Bull

Dr. Carolee T. Bull

Ohio University alum Dr. Carolee T. Bull (’85 Plant Biology) was elected a fellow of the American Phytopathological Society, an honor given to members in recognition of distinguished contributions to the discipline of plant pathology, according to Penn State University, where she is professor of systematic bacteriology and plant pathology in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences.

  • Bull, who serves as the head of the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, is director of Penn State’s Microbiome Center. She was honored during a virtual ceremony as part of the Plant Health 2020 meeting Aug. 4.
  • Bull was recognized for contributions in translational taxonomy, including the use or development of taxonomic frameworks and methods for identification, classification and description of novel bacterial plant and mushroom pathogens; improved detection methods; descriptions of natural and artificial host ranges; and development of integrated disease management systems in conventional and organic systems.

Read the entire Penn State news release.

Bull was named to the College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni in 2017. Read more at Notable Alumni | Carolee Bull ‘Still Close to My Undergraduate Friends.’

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