Welcome to the Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology at IowaStateUniversity – your starting point and your destination for information on anything to do with plant health.Our department is the professional home to almost 100 faculty, staff, and students. About twenty faculty members are charged with extension, research, and/or teaching missions and are running their respective programs in this department. One of our strengths is the great collegial and collaborative spirit that has resulted in numerous joint efforts within the department, with other departments at Iowa State University, and also throughout the country and the world. Read More
Dr. Thomas Baum Chair
Academics - We offer graduate degrees in Plant Pathology and participate in several interdepartmental graduate programs in fields such as Genetics, Microbiology, Sustainable Agriculture, and others.
Research- Research areas cover a wide range of topics. Get an overview on the exciting research done in the Iowa State University Department of Plant Pathology.