Researching the Cellular Processes of Powdery Mildews
This summer, I will be finishing up my year-long honors project. My project involves the overexpression of powdery mildew-secreted effector proteins in seedlings of its plant host. My mentor and I hypothesize that these effector proteins are causing a crucial process called endoreduplicaiton to occur in plant host cells, so my project allows us to test this hypothesis.
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- Major: Integrative Biology
- Mentor: Amanda McRae, Mary Wildermuth