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Department of Plant Pathology Molecular Plant Pathology Laboratory

Tanaka Lab – Personnel


Henry P. Hurt

Graduate Research Assistant

Contact Information

WSU Plant Pathology
PO BOX 646430
Pullman, WA, 99163-6430
Office – Plant Sciences Building 255
Lab – Plant Sciences Building 215 & 235
Phone: (509) 335-5813 | Fax: (509) 335-9581

henry.hurt [at]

  • 2023 (expected) M.S. in Plant Pathology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • 2020 B.S. in Environmental Studies, University of Richmond, Richimond, VA
Professional Experience
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Plant Pathology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA (2021 – Present)
  • American Red Cross – Mobile Phlebotomist (2020 – Present)
  • US Census Bureau – Field Enumerator (2020)
  • Internship at Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park, Winter Harbor, ME (2019)
  • The School for Field Studies (SFS) program, Center for Amazon Studies, Peru Study Abroad (2018)
Current Research Focus
  • From waste to food: conversion of organic waste substrates into edible and medicinal mushrooms
Profile links

ResearchGate | Linkedin

  1. Hurt H (2020) “Glacier Melt in The Andes” ArcGIS Hub, Gallery. 23rd April, 2020.