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PSLA Lecture Series 12/04: Dr. Xinnian Dong, Duke University; 4:00 p.m., PLS 1130

When: Wednesday, December 04, 2013 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Plant Sciences : 1130
Event Type(s): Seminar

The PSLA Lecture Series, 12/04/13, hosts Dr. Xinnian Dong, Duke University, 4:00 p.m., PLS1130

Title of Seminar: Dynamic regulation of plant defense response

Description: Under pathogen challenge, infected plant cells can undergo programmed cell death (PCD) to restrict pathogen growth, whereas the intact cells will turn on anti-PCD genes to prevent the spread of cell death and activate systemic acquired resistance. In my seminar, I will show data on how cell death and survival is regulated through perception of the plant immune signal, salicylic acid, which controls the nuclear concentration of the key immune regulator, NPR1. I will also present new data on the mechanism by which NPR1 regulates defense gene transcription.

For more information, contact Dr. Jianhua Zhu, jhzhu@umd.edu

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




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