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Yufei Li

PhD Student
Wenbo Ma Group

My project aims to unravel effector evolution mechanism and divergent biological functions in Phytophthora species. Specifically, I’m interested in understanding how effectors escape host recognition, counteract the signalling pathways and repress the defence during the plant-pathogen interaction.

Job History

2021 – present PhD Student, The Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich, UK

2019 – 2021 Predoctoral student, University of California Riverside, USA

2016 – 2019 MSc in Plant Pathology, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, China

2012 – 2016 Undergraduate Researcher, Jiangxi Agricultural University, Nanchang, China