Skip to main content
Dr. Leonor F Leandro

Dr. Leonor F Leandro

  • Professor
My lab focuses on the biology and epidemiology of fungal diseases of soybean. Our primary research interests are on soilborne fungi in the genus Fusarium, particularly F. virguliforme, the causal agent of soybean sudden death syndrome (SDS). We also conduct research on other Fusarium species causing soybean root rot.

MICRO 456 - Principles of Mycology (every Fall). This is an introductory mycology course that covers the diversity of fungi and their roles in human lives and the environment.

GR ST 565 - Responsible Conduct in Research (every Spring). This course covers ethical and legal issues facing researchers in the sciences and engineering.

PLP 628 - Improving your Professional Speaking Skills (every Fall). This course teaches skills to become a more effective speaker in any professional presentation situation.

Contact Info

2013 ATRB
2213 Pammel Dr.
Social Media and Websites


  • B.S., Agricultural Science, Technical University of Lisbon, 1996
  • M.S., Environmental Science, University of Nottingham, 1997
  • Ph.D., Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, 2002