- Liliana Cano - Molecular genetics and genomics of disease resistance in citrus and other crops. Pathogen genomics.
- Bill Dawson - Citrus tresteza virus molecular genetics and biotechnology.
- Megan Dewdney - Detection, epidemiology, and management of citrus pathogens.
- Svetlana Folimonova - Plant viruses, virus-host interactions and disease development, plant immunity against viral pathogens, citrus tristeza virus, citrus greening.
- Dean Gabriel - Molecular genetics and genomics of bacterial plant pathogens. Xanthomonads and Candidatus Liberibacter spp.
- Pamela Roberts - Diagnosis, epidemiology, and integrated management of vegetable diseases. Plant disease diagnosis.
- Jeffrey Rollins - Molecular biology and genomics of fungal plant pathogens. Pathogenic mechanisms and multicellular developmental. Necrotrophic pathogens particularly Sclerotium rolfsii.