Dr. Jason Heindl Presents Research
Published on April 21, 2020
Jason E. Heindl, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, gave a podium presentation at the 79th Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Division of the American Phytopathological Society (NED-APS).
The event was held March 11-13, 2020, in Northampton, MA. Dr. Heindl's talk, "CURE-based discovery of genetic interactions governing PdhS-DivK-CtrA activity in Agrobacterium tumefaciens," included data generated by undergraduate students in his BS 343 Microbial Genetics class.
The research is focused on identify how certain bacterial pathogens are able to transition between lifestyles, such as attached to surfaces or free-living in the environment. The work was supported by USciences and by the National Institutes of Health.