Plant viruses are interesting and important pathogens in food crops. Elementary knowledge about these viruses and virus infections are necessary to safeguard our food crops and our future food supply. This will be the central premise of Marcel Prins’s inaugural lecture as professor by special appointment of Phytopathology.
Marcel Prins, professor by special appointment of Phytopathology, with a special focus on plant virology: 'Minor causes, major consequences: the molecular arms race between plants and viruses' (Kleine oorzaken, grote gevolgen; de moleculaire wapenwedloop tussen planten en virussen).
This event is open to the public.
(Please note: this inaugural lecture will be held in Dutch.)