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SIPS welcomes Lynn Sosnoskie, assistant professor in Horticulture

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Lynn Sosnoskie

SIPS is excited to welcome its newest assistant professor, Dr. Lynn Sosnoskie. Lynn officially started September 3 and will be filling the position of Weed Ecology and Management for Specialty Crops in Horticulture at Cornell AgriTech. Lynn’s office is located in 221 Hedrick Hall and her email is

Lynn is a native of Pennsylvania and most recently served as the Agronomy and Weed Science Advisor with the University of California, ANR.  She received her BS from Lebanon Valley College in Pennsylvania, her MS in Plant Pathology from the University of Delaware and her PhD in Weed Science at The Ohio State University.  Since her PhD, Lynn has served in research and extension positions at University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Georgia-Tifton, Washington State University-Wenatchee, and University of California-Davis, and has emerged as one of the leading weed scientists in the US. Topics of her research and extension interview seminars concerned glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth and the biology, ecology, and management of bindweed.

She is also active on social media in the realms of extension and science communication. Read Lynn’s 2016 interview with Biology Fortified Inc and follow her on Twitter @LynnSosnoskie.

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