Plant and Microbial Biology Plant Seminar: "Cellular basis of immunity"

Plant and Microbial Biology Plant Seminar: "Cellular basis of immunity"

Nov 15
12 - 1 p.m.
Barker Hall
101
Speaker: 
Silke Robatzek
Sponsored by: 
Plant and Microbial Biology, Department of
Description: 
A paradigm for more than a decade, it has been known that host membranes respond to pathogen perception. It is now clear that the secretory and endocytic trafficking network are engaged by the plant’s immune system to actively defend against potential pathogens. Reciprocally, invasive pathogens have evolved means to utilize these trafficking pathways for the suppression of plant defences and to...