We study how filamentous plant pathogens, such as the Irish potato famine pathogen Phytophthora infestans, infect plants, and the plant processes that are modulated by these pathogens.

We aim to exploit state of the art findings on pathogen genomics and effector biology to develop novel disease resistant crops.

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Kourelis J, Marchal C, Kamoun S (2021)

NLR immune receptor-nanobody fusions confer plant disease resistance. bioRxiv preprint Oct 24, 2021 doi:

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Kourelis J, Sakai T, Adachi H, Kamoun S (2021)

RefPlantNLR is a comprehensive collection of experimentally validated plant disease resistance proteins from the NLR family. PLoS Biol. 2021 Oct 20;19(10):e3001124. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3001124.

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Harant A, Pai H, Sakai T, Kamoun S, Adachi H (2021)

A vector system for fast-forward studies of the HOPZ-ACTIVATED RESISTANCE1 (ZAR1) resistosome in the model plant Nicotiana benthamiana. Plant Physiol. 2021 Oct 11:kiab471. doi: 10.1093/plphys/kiab471.

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Zess EK, Dagdas YF, Peers E, Maqbool A, Banfield MJ, Bozkurt TO, Kamoun S (2021)

Regressive evolution of an effector following a host jump in the Irish Potato Famine Pathogen Lineage. bioRxiv preprint Oct 05, 2021 doi:

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