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John F. Leslie

John F. Leslie
  • University Distinguished Professor
  • Company: Kansas State University, USA

Department of Plant Pathology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA
Experience:
1979 Ph.D. Genetics (Mathematics minor), University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
1979-1981 Postdoc., Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
1981-1984 Corp. Res. & Develop. Center, Internat. Minerals & Chem. Corp., Terre Haute, IN, USA
1984- Dept. of Plant Pathology & Program in Genetics, Kansas State Univ., Manhattan, KS, USA
Other Appointments:
Sabbatical Research Associate, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.
Visiting Professor, Universidad Nacional de Rio Cuarto, Rio Cuarto, Cordoba, Argentina.
Honorary Research Associate, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, Australia.
Adjunct Professor, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea.
Interim Director, USAID Feed the Future Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss Innovation Lab.
Publications:
150+ refereed journal articles, 29 book chapters, 7 books (6 as editor), 1 patent, and 5 book reviews.
Honors:
Senior Fulbright Scholar (Australia)
Fellow, American Phytopathological Society
Honorary (Foreign) Member, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Fellow, AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science)
Fellow, Royal Botanical Gardens (Sydney)
Honorary Academic Fellow, St. Paul’s College, University of Sydney
Other activities:
Director, Fungal Genetics Stock Center
Editor, Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Coordinate Fusarium Laboratory Workshop annually since 2000
Developed and taught courses in Fungal Genetics, Population Genetics and Scientific Writing

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