Announcement from Robert M. Goodman, Executive Dean of the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
It is with great pleasure that I announce the appointment of the new chair of the Department of Plant Biology and Pathology, Don Kobayashi, who has been a faculty member of the department since 1990. Don has agreed to accept a 3-year appointment as chair, effective July 1.
Most recently, Don has served the school and department as the plant biology undergraduate program director. He has also been the undergraduate program director for biotechnology and for the agriculture and food systems majors. In addition, he has served on the executive committee of the Department of Plant Biology and Pathology for the past four years.