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TIA Associate Professor Calum Wilson was named Researcher of the Year at the Tasmanian STEM Excellence Awards for 2016.

The award recognises research conducted by Associate Professor Wilson and his internally-respected team into disease management to enhance the productivity of Tasmania’s agriculture industries, including developing ways to manage common scab and powdery scab for the potato industry.

With a diverse research portfolio covering a range of plant pathogens and crops, Associate Professor Wilson’s major research outcomes include: development and characterisation of novel bacterial and viral resistance in plants, elucidation of the epidemiology and ecology of plant pathogens and development of novel disease management and diagnostic systems for plant diseases.