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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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Langner T, Białas A, Kamoun S (2018)

The Blast Fungus Decoded: Genomes in Flux. MBio. 2018 Apr 17;9(2). pii: e00571-18. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00571-18.

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Weiß CL, Pais M, Cano LM, Kamoun S, Burbano HA (2018)

nQuire: a statistical framework for ploidy estimation using next generation sequencing. BMC Bioinformatics. 2018 Apr 4;19(1):122. doi: 10.1186/s12859-018-2128-z.

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Upson JL, Zess EK, Białas A, Wu CH, Kamoun S (2018)

The coming of age of EvoMPMI: evolutionary molecular plant-microbe interactions across multiple timescales. Curr Opin Plant Biol. 2018 Mar 28;44:108-116. doi: 10.1016/j.pbi.2018.03.003.

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Domazakis E, Wouters D, Visser R, Kamoun S, Joosten MH, Vleeshouwers VGAA (2018)

The ELR-SOBIR1 complex functions as a two-component RLK to mount defense against Phytophthora infestans. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2018 Feb 16. doi: 10.1094/MPMI-09-17-0217-R.

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