Discovering Curiosity: Tilling the Fields of Plant Molecular Biology with Professor Savithramma Dinesh-Kumar

For his excellence in molecular plant pathology research, Professor Savithramma Dinesh-Kumar recently received the Noel T. Keen Award from The American Phytopathological Society. David Slipher/UC Davis
For his excellence in molecular plant pathology research, Professor Savithramma Dinesh-Kumar recently received the Noel T. Keen Award from The American Phytopathological Society. David Slipher/UC Davis

For his excellence in research, Dinesh-Kumar has received the American Phytopathological Society's Noel T. Keen Award 

His interest in plants goes back to his youth working with his father on his family's farm in India

His well-published research focuses on host-microbe interactions and plant defense tactics

 

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