Angus Malmgren

Predoctoral Scientist
Sophien Kamoun Group

During studying a Natural Sciences degree, which included a diverse range of different scientific disciplines, I became interested in the application of machine learning techniques to problems in Biology, which led me to bioinformatics.

I am interested in the use of bioinformatics for studying the rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe oryzae) population structure, and how this could improve understanding of the adaption of this destructive plant pathogen.
+44 (0) 1603 450401


Latorre SM, Reyes-Avila CS, Malmgren A, Win J, Kamoun S, Burbano HA (2020)

Recently expanded clonal lineages of the rice blast fungus display distinct patterns of presence/absence of effector genes. bioRxiv preprint Jan 13, 2020 doi:

Read more