Jim Bradeen

Co-Host of Plantopia

Jim Bradeen has spent his career studying molecular mechanisms of disease resistance in plants, evolution of disease resistance genes, and crop improvement using wild crop relatives, while teaching courses in molecular plant pathology and science communication. He now serves as Associate Vice President for Strategy at Colorado State University, coordinating programming at the new, public-facing CSU Spur campus in Denver. He’s also a professor in the CSU Department of Agricultural Biology. Before joining CSU in April of 2022, Jim served as Head of the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of Minnesota. A longtime member of the American Phytopathological Society, Jim has served as the Chair of the Committee for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and as Chair of the Academic Unit Leaders Forum. He currently serves on APS Council as the Internal Communications Officer.

Jim Bradeen has hosted 12 Episodes.