Featured Book: Pioneering Women in Plant Pathology

Pioneering Women in Plant Pathology
Johanna Westerdijk (right) in ~1930 in front of her fungal collection.
Johanna Westerdijk’s portrait at The Aula at the University of Utrecht, Netherlands
Nöel Coward Theatre, November 18, 2015
After the double helix: Rosalind Franklin and her TMV structure
Salvador Luria and Eva Sansome at Cold Spring Harbor in 1942
Phytophthora infestans: the destructive agent of potato blight. Photo courtesy of Vivianne Vleeshouwers.
Bats are not birds, doplphins are not Ysh, oomycetes are not fungi. With many thanks to plant pathologists Mireille van Damme and Maria Eugenia Segretin.
The Saracen’s Head pub in Diss, Norfolk.
Richard Michelmore relating his work in Eva Sansome’s kitchen in Diss, Norfolk.
Polyploidy in Phytophthora infestans as described in Yoshida et al. 2013.
Science that survives the test of time — what we should all aspire to.

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