Stanford Pathology in the News

Father-son duo find genetic mishap behind
rare white California poppies

Article in Scope 10k, published by Stanford Medicine

Every spring, Jonathan Pollack's commute to work gets a little brighter and a little oranger. Flanking the roads leading to Stanford's campus, where Pollack works as a professor of pathology, are splashes of the California state flower's famously brilliant hue -- save for a small handful of poppies that are oddly robbed of their color.

"My son, who is a student at Stanford, and I will sometimes head up to campus together, and for a couple years now, we've noticed this odd variation...

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By Hanae Armitage 
Published on August 14, 2019 in Stanford Scope 10k
Photo credit Alyssa Stevenson