Marc Orbach, PhD

  • Professor, School of Plant Sciences

Research Interest: 

Dr. Orbach is a fungal geneticist and molecular biologist in the School of Plant Sciences at the University of Arizona. His laboratory studies the mechanisms of virulence of fungal plant and animal pathogens, with a focus on Coccidioides. His work studying Coccidioides virulence factors led to the discovery and development of the delta-cps1 vaccine against Coccidioidomycosis.

Contact Information:

(520) 621-3764

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
University of Arizona
303 Forbes Building, PO Box 210107
Tucson, AZ 85721

Orbach Lab

Professor, School of Plant Sciences

Research Specialist, Principal