Awardees of the EPPO Jens-Georg Unger Plant Health Fellowship for 2020 and 2021

Due to the difficult situation caused by COVID-19, the first two fellowships have been awarded by the EPPO selection Committee in October 2021 for the years 2020 and 2021.

 

 

 

 
  For 2020, the EPPO Jens-Georg Unger Plant Health Fellowship has been awarded to Ms Suzie Pearce (DEFRA, United Kingdom) to conduct a commodity risk assessment on blueberries (Vaccinium spp.) at CFIA (Canada).  Duration 6 months.  

 

 

 
  For 2021, the EPPO Jens-Georg Unger Plant Health Fellowship has been awarded to Ms Ekaterina Sinitsyna (VNIIKR, Russia) to work under the supervision of Prof. Gianni Gilioli and Dr Giorgio Sperandio (Università degli Studi di Brescia, IT) on the assessment and control of Halyomorpha halys. Duration 6 months.