• Plant vs. Pathogen

    29 days ago - By Bond Life Sciences Center

    Research scientist Jianbin Su studies the immune system in lettuce on the third floor of the Bond Life Science Center.
    By Lauren Hines | Bond LSC
    Scientist Jianbin Su's research lately took him outside to look at patches of grass and cracks in sidewalks around Mizzou's campus, searching for a subject in the wild. He found his subject in the form of wild lettuce.
    That search can potentially help Su - a research scientist in the Walter Gassmann lab at Bond Life Sciences Center - better understand the immune system of lettuce and therefore protect it against diseases like Downy Mildew and...
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