Guest – Hailing Jin
Hailing Jin, Professor of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, University of California at Riverside, was visiting Washington State University on December 3 and 4, 2014. She was invited by graduate students of Molecular Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology, and hosted by graduate student Nicholas Mueth and Prof. Scot Hulbert. She gave a seminar entitled “Small RNAs, the secret agents in the battle field of plant-pathogen interaction”. During her visit, she also had discussions with graduate students, postdoctoral associates, and faculty members. Jin’s research focuses on gene regulation and signal transduction in plant immunity.