Leif Sundheim

Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research

Norway

Biography

Dr. Leif Sundheim did his PhD in Plant Pathology at the University of  Minnesota, USA. He is professor emeritus in Plant Pathology at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences, and worked as Research Director for Division of Plant Health at the Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research. He is the member of the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety since its establishment in 2004 and was Chairman of the Plant Health Panel and Member of the Scientific Steering Committee during seven years. He has research experience on foliar plant diseases, soilborne plant disease, biological control of plant pathogens, mycotoxins.

Roles at GPMB 2017: Plant Pathology:Mechanism of Diseases and Applications in Plant Sciences and Plant Research Session Chairman