Congratulations to Dr. Peter Ojiambo on his promotion to the rank of full professor. Dr. Ojiambo received his B.S. in Agriculture and M.S. in Plant Pathology from the University of Nairobi. In 2004, he received his Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from the University of Georgia. He then completed a 2-year post-doctoral fellowship at the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture in Ibadan, Nigeria. In 2007, he was appointed as an assistant professor in the Department of Plant Pathology at North Carolina State University. His research interest encompasses botanical epidemiology and integrated management of plant diseases, with emphasis on understanding the basic biology and ecology of plant pathogens and the use of this information to develop disease management tools. Dr. Ojiambo is also a member of the Executive Committee for the Center for Integrated Fungal Research.
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