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Sofia Windstam

Assistant Professor


PhD in Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University,
Ithaca, NY, 2001-2007

MS in Horticulture, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU),
Sweden, 1996-2001

BS in Nature and Science, Balderskolan, Sweden, 1992-1995


  • Windstam, S.T. 2014. Sporangia development of Phytophthora capsici on pickling cucumber fruits.  Acta Horticulturae, In Press.
  • Windstam, S. T., and Olori, J. C. 2014. Proportion of hosts carrying Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, causal agent of amphibian chytridiomycosis, in Oswego County, New York in 2012. Northeastern Naturalist, 21(1) NENHC-25-34.
  • Crous, P.W., Summerell, B.A., Shivas, R.G., Burgess, T.I., Decock, C.A., Dreyer, L.L., Granke, L.L., Guest, D.I., Hardy, G.E.St.J., Hausbeck, M.K., Hüberli, D., Jung, T., Koukol, O., Lennox, C.L., Liew, E.C.Y., Lombard, L., McTaggart, A.R., Pryke, J.S., Roets, F., Saude, C., Shuttleworth, L.A., Stukely, M.J.C., Vánky, K., Webster, B.J., Windstam, S.T., and Groenewald, J.Z. 2012. Fungal planet description sheets: 107-127. Persoonia, 28: 138-182
  • Granke, L.L., Windstam, S.T., Hoch, H.C., Smart, C.D., and Hausbeck, M.K. 2009. Dispersal and movement mechanisms of Phytophthora capsici. Phytopathology, 99(11): 1258-1264
  • Windstam, S., and E.B. Nelson. 2008. Differential interference with Pythium ultimum sporangial activation and germination by Enterobacter cloacae in the corn and cucumber spermospheres. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 74:4285-4291
  • Windstam, S., and E.B. Nelson. 2008. Temporal release of fatty acids and sugars in the spermosphere: Impacts on Enterobacter cloacae-induced biological control. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 74: 4292-4299
  • Nelson, E. B., Kageyama, K., van Dijk, K., and Windstam, S. 2004. Biological control of soilborne diseases: important concepts from a model system. Acta Horticulturae, 635: 115-130.