Bish Lab 2023
Assistant Professor & State Extension Plant Pathologist
Dr. Bish is the Principal Investigator on the team. She earned a Ph.D. in Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics at the University of Maryland. Her postdoc training was with the USDA-ARS Foreign Disease-Weed Science Research Unit at Fort Detrick, Maryland.
Melanie is characterizing Cercospora species responsible for Cercospora Leaf Blight of Missouri soybean. Melanie earned a B.S. Degree at MU and is co-advised by Dr. Jim Schoelz and Dr Bish.