Professor Emerita, Plant Pathology
Dr. Anne Vidaver, Professor Emerita
Anne Vidaver

Dr. Vidaver's research concentrates on phytopathogenic bacteria and bacteria associated with plants. She studies the role of bacterial plasmids in determining phytopathogenic and other properties. She is interested in control of diseases caused by phytopathogenic bacteria and the manipulation of bacteria potentially beneficial to plants. These studies include assessment of ecological relationships of these bacteria in agricultural environments.

"As a founding faculty of the DPH program, I believe  ever more strongly that this program is needed in multiple areas in the public and private sector. This need is because specialists focus on less and less, with employers frustrated with lack of general knowledge by current and prospective employees. Students are and should expect to be in fulfilling and unusual careers."...
Anne Vidaver

Dr. Anne Vidaver, CV