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Free Lecture: 11/26/12: PSLA Presents Dr. Jean Ristaino, Director, Global Plant Health Program, 11/26/12, 4:00 p.m., PLS 1130

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

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
Sue Burk,

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Susan E. Burk
+1 301 405 6244

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