Peanut & Mycotoxin Innovation Lab

A blog about leading science in peanut and food security.

PMIL student Hassen takes university teaching post

  Abdi Hassen, who completed research for a PhD with support from the Peanut & Mycotoxin Innovation Lab, has been appointed an assistant professor of Plant Pathology in the School of Plant Sciences at Haramaya University in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia. Over several months, Hassen worked with Renee Arias at the…
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More than a dozen Ethiopian students learn aflatoxin testing system

Ethiopian plant pathologist Abdi Hassen (left)  and fellow graduate student Solomon Debele recently trained an additional 15 colleagues in a new system to detect aflatoxin contamination in food grains. The students all are masters or PhD students in plant pathology or seed science at Haramaya University in eastern Ethiopia. Hassen,…
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