In this episode, Dr. Jan Leach, the Associate Dean for Research in the College of Agriculture and a University Distinguished Professor at Colorado State University, joins host Jim Bradeen for an engaging conversation about careers in plant pathology. The two chat about the importance of mentorship, working internationally, research, and how to get involved in various societies within the plant pathology field.
The full transcript for this episode can be found here: https://bit.ly/3JgqLgU
Dr. Jan Leach is the Associate Dean for Research in the College of Agriculture and a University Distinguished Professor at Colorado State University. In her role as Associate Dean for Research, she provides strategic vision for research within the College, and works with faculty to build collaborative research teams. Her research group studies the molecular basis of durable plant disease resistance. Other projects in her laboratory are related to bioenergy (genetics of biomass production) and understanding the interactions of bacteria-insects-plants in plant health.
This episode is produced by Association Briefings.
Special Guest: Jan Leach.