Allison Jack Agroecology Faculty

NSF-IRFP visiting postdoctoral fellow

Wageningen Universiteit - Wageningen University

Location
Prescott, Arizona, United States
Discipline
Biological Sciences
Interests
My dissertation research focuses on understanding the microbial mechanisms behind compost-mediated disease suppression. I work with the model seed infecting oomycete pathogen, Pythium aphanidermatum, and a disease suppressive vermicomposted dairy manure.
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Publications

Compost and vermicompost as amendments promoting soil health

Jack A, Thies J

Biological Approaches to Sustainable Soil Systems (2006)

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Suppression of Plant Pathogens with Vermicomposts

Jack A

Vermiculture Technology: Earthworms, Organic Wastes and Environmental Management (2010)

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Seed-colonizing bacterial communities associated with the suppression of Pythium seedling disease in a municipal biosolids compost.

Chen M, Jack A, McGuire I, Nelson E

Phytopathology (2012)

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Choice of organic amendments in tomato transplants has lasting effects on bacterial rhizosphere communities and crop performance in the field

Jack A, Rangarajan A, Culman S, Sooksa-Nguan T, Thies J

Applied Soil Ecology (2011)

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Professional experience

NSF-IRFP visiting postdoctoral fellow

Wageningen Universiteit - Wageningen University

February 2013 - Present

Agroecology Faculty

Prescott College

July 2012 - Present

Graduate Research Assistant / Graduate Teaching Assistant / Instructor

Cornell University Department of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology

December 2005 - August 2011 (5 years 8 months)

Project Coordinator

Cornell University Department of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology

August 2007 - May 2010 (2 years 9 months)

Graduate Research Assistant - Graduate Teaching Assistant

Cornell University Department of Crop and Soil Sciences

August 2002 - December 2005 (3 years 4 months)

Service learning coordinator

AmeriCorps*VISTA / Sunnyside Environmental School

August 2000 - August 2002 (2 years)

Herbarium - plant collections volunteer

Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad de Costa Rica (INBio)

January 1998 - March 1998 (2 months)

Education history

Cornell University

January 2005 - February 2012 (7 years 1 month)

Cornell University

MS

August 2002 - May 2005 (2 years 9 months)

Reed College

BA

August 1995 - May 2000 (4 years 9 months)

Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS)

August 1997 - December 1997 (4 months)