Kimberly D. Gwinn, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor
  Entomology and Plant Pathology
Office: 416 Plant Biotech
Phone: (865) 974-7135

Focus: Plant Pathology

  • Integration of ethnobotany and ethnomedicine with modern microbial control
  • Use of plant secondary metabolites for control of plant pathogenic fungi
  • Isolation and identification of phytotoxins and mycotoxins
  • Emerging diseases of switchgrass
  • Development of Beauveria bassiana as a biological control
  • EPP 515/615 - Physiology of Plant Disease
  • EPP 541/EPP 640 - Graduate Seminar
  • EPP 493/532 - Special Problems in Plant Pathology
  • ANR 497 - Honors Research
  • ANR 498 - Honors Thesis

Recent Publications


Ph.D. Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University, 1987
M.S. Plant Pathology, West Virginia University