Full Name
Dr Vessela Mavrodieva
Job Title
Assistant Laboratory Director
Speaker Bio
Vessela has 20+ years of experience with molecular methods development, validation and diagnostics of regulated plant pathogens. As SME she has provided scientific input for multiple PPQ regulatory programs and initiatives: PPV, CHRP, Phytophthora ramorum and seed audit to name a few. As an Assistant Director of the APHIS PPQ Plant Pathogen Confirmatory Diagnostics lab (former Beltsville Lab) she is responsible for methods validation, development of reference material and confirmatory diagnostics, including seed testing.
Vessela Mavrodieva