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Dr. Hua Lu

HuaAssociate Professor, Biological Sciences

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences. Uses the model plant Arabidopsis thialiana to understand the basic mechanisms of plant disease resistance with an ultimate goal to cure and/or prevent devastating crop diseases that lead to agricultural losses.  Mentored women and underrepresented minority undergraduate and graduate students in STEM.  Provided laboratory training to K-12 science teachers from low performing schools in Baltimore County. Worked with high school students on NASA and HHMI sponsored projects. Served as Secretary-Treasurer of the Mid-Atlantic section of the American Society of Plant Biologists.

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