First Plant Pathology Day hosted on the UCR campus

Riverside, Ca –

Graduate students of the PLPA Outreach Committee hosted the first ever Plant Pathology Day on September 14th, 2018 on the UCR campus 


The event, funded by an award from the American Phytopathological Society, brought together a total of 100 students from John W. North High School. Introductory talks from Dr. Alex Putman and Dr. Caroline Roper, tours of UCR’s facilities, a panel with a graduate student, and interactive experiments, exposed the students to the field of plant pathology and allowed them to better explore careers and opportunities in the STEM field.



(c) UCR - Plant Day participants
(c) UCR - Plant Day participants






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