UTRF Inventor, Dr. Linda Frank Wins the 2018 Award

Infosurhoy Article: KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The American College of Veterinary Dermatology has honored Dr. Linda Frank, a board-certified specialist in veterinary dermatology, with the 2018 Award for Excellence for Outstanding Contributions to Science and Education. As a professor of dermatology in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary… Read More

WVLT Article: University of Tennessee develops disease-resistant Dogwood trees

  University of Tennessee develops disease-resistant Dogwood trees KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) — A research foundation that began more than a decade ago to develop disease-resistant dogwood trees was started by the University of Tennessee Research Foundation. In the late 80s up to the mid-90s, two fungal diseases, Dogwood anthracnose, and powdery mildew hit the dogwood population.… Read More

Inventor Spotlight: Dr. Robert Trigiano

Dr. Robert Trigiano is an Institute Professor, Ornamental Plant Biotechnology, and Plant Pathology, in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA).His primary research interests are in molecular genetics; population analyses of native plants; and diseases, biotechnology, and breeding of ornamental crops. Dr. Trigiano received his master’s in… Read More