Baum and Munkvold Named APS Fellows

August 21, 2017

Thomas Baum and Gary Munkvold, plant pathology and microbiology, were named Fellows at the 2017 American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting, held Aug. 5-9 in San Antonio. Baum, distinguished professor and department chair, was recognized for his scholarly contributions to molecular nematology, as well as his commitment to undergraduate and graduate education through his teaching activities and the development of award-winning teaching tools and mentoring the next generation of scientists. More Munkvold was recognized for his robust research programs, his leadership in guiding hybrid development priorities in a major corn seed company, for chairing a one-of-a-kind online graduate program in seed technology and business, and for his national leadership in phytosanitary issues through the U.S. National Seed Health System. More