Paul Koch is an assistant professor in the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Koch received a Doctorate of Philosophy degree from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 2012. Koch majored in Plant Pathology and minored in Molecular and Environmental Toxicology. Koch received his Master of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2007. Koch received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 2005. Koch also oversees the Turfgrass Fungicide Testing Program at the University of Wisconsin. It is one of the largest of its kind in the United States and tests approximately 200 fungicide treatments annually for efficacy against both winter and summer turfgrass diseases.