Full Name
Stephen Strelkov
Job Title
Professor of Plant Pathology
Farm Name / Company
University of Alberta
Speaker Bio
Dr. Stephen Strelkov is a Professor of Plant Pathology at the University of Alberta. He received a B.Sc. from the University of Alberta, followed by M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in plant pathology from the University of Manitoba. After a short stint as an NSERC Visiting Fellow with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Stephen accepted a faculty position at the University of Alberta, where his research focus is on diseases of field crops with an emphasis on clubroot of canola.  He has authored or co-authored over 240 peer-reviewed papers, as well as many research reports and extension articles.  Stephen is active in undergraduate and graduate student teaching and has supervised or co-supervised the successful completion of 40 Master’s and Doctoral theses.  He has received the ‘Outstanding Young Scientist,’ ‘Outstanding Achievements in Plant Disease Management,’ and ‘Outstanding Research’ awards from the Canadian Phytopathological Society and was a Killam Annual Professor at the University of Alberta.  Stephen serves on the Clubroot Steering Committee, the Plant Pathology Subcommittee of the Western Canada Canola/Rapeseed Recommending Committee and is a Co-Chair of the International Clubroot Working Group.
Stephen Strelkov