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  • US Forest Service Research & Development
  • 1400 Independence Ave., SW
  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
  • 800-832-1355
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Experimental Forests & Ranges

Katie Ohno

Katie M. Ohno

Research Biologist
One Gifford Pinchot Drive
Madison
Wisconsin
United States
53726

Phone: 608-231-9367
Contact Katie M. Ohno


Current Research

  • Fungal decay of treated wood
  • Mechanisms of copper-tolerant decay fungi
  • Coatings
  • Durability of CLT

 

Research Interests

Understanding fungal decay mechanisms during breakdown of wood products in service

Education

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D. Forestry Copper Tolerance of Fibroporia radiculosa Plant Pathology (minor) 2019
  • Mississippi State University, Master Of Science Forest Products 2012
  • Mississippi State University, Bachelor Of Science Biochemistry 2009

Publications

Research Highlights

HighlightTitleYear


FPL-2012-15
Scientists Find the Achilles' Heel of Wood Fungi Tolerance to Preservatives

Inhibiting the enzymatic pathway in copper tolerant brown rot fungi can block its tolerance of commercial wood preservatives

2012


Last updated on : 08/04/2020