Savithramma Dinesh-Kumar Recognized with Faculty Research Award

October 31, 2016
Savithramma Dinesh-Kumar, a professor of plant biology and interim chair of the Department of Plant Biology at the University of California, Davis, has received the College of Biological Sciences 2015-2016 Faculty Research Award. He was recognized for his groundbreaking research in plant immunity and the role of chloroplast stromules in programmed cell death.

Network of Tubes Plays Key Role in Plants’ Immune Defense

June 25, 2015
Chloroplasts, better known for taking care of photosynthesis in plant cells, play an unexpected role in responding to infections in plants, researchers at UC Davis and the University of Delaware have found.