Dr Helen Brabham

Lab Technician
Matthew Moscou Group

I am interested in plant-pathogen interactions and mechanisms of disease resistance, and how this knowledge can be applied to improve global food security.

During my PhD, I hope to study the multiple pathogen resistance specificities at the Mla locus in barley, giving a better understanding of nonhost-pathogen interactions.


Brabham HJ, Hernández-Pinzón I, Holden S, Lorang J, Moscou MJ (2017)

An ancient integration in a plant NLR is maintained as a trans-species polymorphism. bioRxiv preprint Dec 25, 2017 doi:

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Job History

2012 – 2015 BSc Biology, University of Bristol, UK