Free Lecture: 11/26/12: PSLA Presents Dr. Jean Ristaino, Director, Global Plant Health Program, NCSU

When: Monday, November 26, 2012 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Plant Sciences : 1130
Event Type(s): Lecture

The Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture (PSLA) Lecture Series Presents a Lecture by Dr. Jean Ristaino, Director, Global Plant Health Program, NC State University

Event Date : Monday, Nov. 26, 2012
When : 4:00 p.m.
Where : Plant Sciences Bldg. 1130

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Dr. Ristaino is a William Neal Reynolds Professor of Plant Pathology at North Carolina State University and Director of the Global Plant Health Program. Her research work has been on the genus Phytophthora, an Oomycete plant pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine. She conducts research internationally on late blight, a threat to food security. She has used genetic markers to study migration and characterize historic and present day populations of P. infestans.

For more information, or to meet Dr. Jean Ristaino contact:
Dr. Yilmaz Balci, PSLA at 1-301-405-9744, or ybalci@umd.edu or
Sue Burk, sburk@umd.edu

For more information, contact:
Susan E. Burk
+1 301 405 6244




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