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Janet Matanguihan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biology



717-796-1800 ext. 3390

Interest and areas of expertise

Plant Biology and Ecology, Plant Pathology, Plant Taxonomy, Sustainable Agriculture, Environmental Science, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Agroecology


Ph.D., Washington State University

Classes I teach
  • BIOL 162, Plant Biology
  • BIOL 332, Plant Taxonomy and Systematics
  • ENVS/SUST 140, Ecology and Sustainability
  • BIOL 262, Ecology and Adaptation
  • BIOL 393, Research Methods

My expertise are in the areas of plant pathology, plant breeding and genetics within the framework of sustainable agriculture. I am also interested in molecular ecology, investigating the interactions of plant hosts and fungal parasites in ecosystems.