Jeremiah Dung, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar - Plant Pathology

Department of Botany and Plant Pathology

Email Jeremiah or 541-567-8321 x105

My research is focused on the epidemiology and management of ergot, caused by the fungus Claviceps purpurea, in perennial Kentucky bluegrass and perennial ryegrass grown for seed.

Research Interests: Population genetics, epidemiology, and management of fungal and fungus-like plant pathogens; diseases in perennial crops and natural ecosystems


Ph.D. – 2012 - Plant Pathology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

M.S. – 2009 - Plant Pathology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

B.S. – 2006 - Biology, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA

Honors and Awards:

2011: Shirl O. Graham Research Fellowship, Department of Plant Pathology, Washington State University

2011: Graduate School Doctoral Scholarship, Washington State University

2011: First Place, The American Phytopathological Society Pacific Division Student Paper Competition

2011: Graduate & Professional Student Association Registration Grant, Washington State University

2011: William Malcolm Brown, Jr. Student Travel Award, The American Phytopathological Society

2011: Travel Scholarship, Conference on Soilborne Plant Pathogens


Hometown: Spokane, WA

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