Dr. Hailing Jin is corresponding author on paper published in Science

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Dr. Jin is a corresponding author on a new paper published in Science. The study demonstrates that plants use exosomes to transport small interfering RNAs into the cells of fungal pathogens. These small RNA's then inhibit expression of fungal genes required for pathogenesis.

The link to the Science paper titled Plants send small RNAs in extracellular vesicles to fungal pathogen to silence virulence genes can be found by clicking here.

The link to the UCR Today article can be found by clicking here.