Kerri Neugebauer

2015 Women in Triticum Early Career Award

Kerri Neugebauer, U.S., is currently a research plant pathologist with the USDA-ARS in Aberdeen, Idaho. While obtaining her PhD at Kansas State University, Kerri focused on identifying and silencing wheat genes that are essential for leaf rust infection in order to obtain durable resistance. In her current post-doctoral position, Kerri is identifying novel sources of resistance to wheat stem rust in the USDA National Small Grains Collection with an emphasis on the devastating Ug99 race group. Kerri hopes to play a role enabling farmers globally to sustain their livelihoods and ensure a stable food supply for future generations.

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Kerri Neugebauer

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