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William Fry

Department: 
Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Office: 
303B Plant Science Bldg.
Phone: 
(607) 255-7863
Pathogen biology, genetics, population genetics, interactions with hosts; host resistance, emphasis on the Irish potato famine pathogen, Phytophthora infestans
Research Interests: 
Genetics
Molecular Biology
Parasitology
BioG 2990/4990 Credit: 
Yes
Paid Work Study: 
Yes
Paid Non-Work Study: 
Yes
Volunteer: 
Yes
Honors Thesis: 
Yes
Research Activities in Which Undergraduates Participate: 
All lab activities involve species of Phytophthora, with emphasis on P. infestans. We analyze populations, migrations, host resistance, factors that mitigate epidemics, pathogenicity.
Approximate Number of Students in the Lab per Semester: 
2
Is There a Minimum Number of Hours per Week: 
Yes
If So, How Many?: 
8