MCBL 250 Seminar - Carl Mendoza & Amanda Hale

UCR Campus

The Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology's weekly Plant Pathology 250 seminar series is presented this week by:

Carl Mendoza, Microbiology Graduate Student (PhD), UC Riverside 

Seminar Title: "Investigating the role of novel metabolic innovations in mitochondria of the oomycete Phytophthora infestans"

Biography: Carl Mendoza is a 5th year Microbiology PhD candidate in the lab of Dr. Howard Judelson. The lab is broadly interested in studying the fungus-like oomycetes, in particular the notorious plant pathogens of Phytophthora. Carl's projects include making improvements to the CRISPR editing system in the late blight pathogen Phytophthora infestans and applying CRISPR to studying the pathways driving growth, development and pathogenesis. 


Amanda Hales, Microbiology Graduate Student (PhD), UC Riverside 

Seminar Title: "Walnut Replant Disease"

Biography: Amanda Hales is a PhD Candidate in the Borneman Lab. 

Faculty Hosts: Dr. Emma Aronson;

Microbiology 250
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Students, Faculty, Staff
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