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Peter Oppenheimer

Graduate Student – PhD

Plant Pathology – Cowger Lab

Gardner Hall 3408

My research is focused on the ascomycete fungus Fusarium graminearum; the causal agent of Fusarium head blight in wheat. I research interactions between F. graminearum and antagonistic microbes as well as the diversity of Fusarium pathogens of wheat across the Eastern United States.


B.S., Plant Science, Cornell University (2020)
PhD (expected), Plant Pathology, NC State University (2025)