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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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Tamiru M, Natsume S, Takagi H, White B, Yaegashi H, Shimizu M, Yoshida K, Uemura A, Oikawa K, Abe A, Urasaki N, Matsumura H, Babil P, Yamanaka S, Matsumoto R, Muranaka S, Girma G, Lopez-Montes A, Gedil M, Bhattacharjee R, Abberton M, Kumar PL, Rabbi I, Tsujimura M, Terachi T, Haerty W, Corpas M, Kamoun S, Kahl G, Takagi H, Asiedu R, Terauchi R (2017)

Genome sequencing of the staple food crop white Guinea yam enables the development of a molecular marker for sex determination. BMC Biol. 2017 Sep 19;15(1):86. doi: 10.1186/s12915-017-0419-x.

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Petre B, Win J, Menke FLH, Kamoun S (2017)

Protein-Protein Interaction Assays with Effector-GFP Fusions in Nicotiana benthamiana. Methods Mol Biol. 2017;1659:85-98. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-7249-4_8.

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Bialas A, Zess EK, De la Concepcion JC, Franceschetti M, Pennington HG, Yoshida K, Upson JL, Chanclud E, Wu C-H, Langner T, Maqbool A, Varden FA, Derevnina L, Belhaj K, Fujisaki K, Saitoh H, Terauchi R, Banfield MJ, Kamoun S (2017)

Lessons in effector and NLR biology of plant-microbe systems. bioRxiv preprint Aug 2, 2017 doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/171223

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Wu CH, Abd-El-Haliem A, Bozkurt TO, Belhaj K, Terauchi R, Vossen JH, Kamoun S (2017)

NLR network mediates immunity to diverse plant pathogens. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Jul 11. pii: 201702041. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1702041114.

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