Sophien Kamoun group


The Sophien Kamoun Group exploit state of the art findings on pathogen genomics and effector biology to develop novel disease resistant crops.

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Sophien Kamoun

Sophien Kamoun

Bio

The Kamoun lab study the interactions between plants and filamentous pathogens, notably the Irish potato famine organism Phytophthora infestans and the rice and wheat blast fungus Magnaporthe (syn. Pyricularia) oryzae.

We exploit state of the art findings on pathogen genomics and effector biology to develop novel disease resistant crops.

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