Graduate Research Assistant
Oregon State University
Alex Wong received his bachelor's degree in cell/developmental molecular biology at the University of Pittsburgh in 2016. From there he earned his master's degree in plant pathology at Virginia Tech with Dr. Mizuho Nita, where he studied biological control of crown gall disease in grapevines. After graduating, Alex joined Walt Mahaffee's lab as a Ph.D. student in the Oregon State University botany and plant pathology department in 2018 and currently studies fungicide resistance and integrative management of grape powdery mildew and Botrytis bunch rot.