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​​Virology Then & Now: ​Tackling global problems of plant pathogenic viruses through international cooperation

Broadcast Date: July 7, 2023 | 3:00 -4:00 ​PM Central

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​​​Webinar Summary​

​​Inspired by the "Pathologists of Distinction (POD)" talks, join us for the second installment of this new webinar series for a conversation with a retired plant pathologist moderated by early career scientists.


Sue A. Tolin
Virginia Tech

Sue A. Tolin earned her B.S. in Agricultural Science) from Purdue University, and her M. S. and Ph.D. (Plant Pathology) degrees from the University of Nebraska. She was a faculty member and professor of plant pathology, physiology, and weed science in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech and taught courses in plant and molecular virology, plant-genetic interactions, and disease management while maintaining a productive research program on viruses and viral diseases of field, forage, fruit, and vegetable crops. In her 43 years of service to Virginia Tech, Tolin is an internationally recognized authority on biology, genetics, diagnostics, and control of plant pathogenic viruses. In recognition of her efforts, she received VT's 2009 Alumni Award for International Research. With an understanding that viruses know no borders, Tolin has trained international students, hosted visited scientists, and traveled globally for collaborations, meetings, and workshops. She has published more than 100 journal articles, book chapters, and scientific papers, and is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Academy of Microbiology, and the American Phytopathological Society, for which she served as president from 1994-1995. She has been an APS Fellow since 1984.​

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