May Wang

May WangPhD student

Dept. of Entomology and Plant Pathology

Email: xwang253 (at)

I joined the Plant Pathology PhD program in Fall 2022 and I love viruses!! I work on fitness tradeoffs in tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) between alternative hosts and a meta-analysis of pleiotropic fitness effects of mutations in other plant viruses.

Education background:
M.S. Horticulture, Washington State University Northwestern Research and Extension Center
B. S. Plant Science, University of Florida