Plant Pathology
Welcome to the Department of Plant Pathology

We are a department of plant and microbial scientists, teaching and experimenting alongside our students, the next generation of scientists and leaders.

Our internationally recognized programs and faculty, culturally diverse students, state-of-the-art facilities and friendly atmosphere provide an ideal environment for learning. While browsing our pages, please consider whether joining a community like ours might be the right training experience for you to launch or advance your science career.

 

 
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Brokesh wins undergraduate research scholarship
Sophomore student Anna Brokesh was awarded a $3,955 K-INBRE (Kansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence) Undergraduate Research Scholarship to work with faculty mentor Dr Richard Todd.  She will use the genetic model fungus Aspergillus nidulans to characterize a new factor that turns off nitrogen metabolic genes when nitrogen nutrients are plentiful. Regulation of metabolic genes in fungal pathogens allows adaptation to the nutrients available in the host during infection.
 

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