Sophien Kamoun,Group Leader of The Sainsbury Lab.He is passionate about plant pathogens, effectors, genomics, and evolution.His group studies 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.He aim to exploit state of the art findings on pathogen genomics and effector biology to develop novel disease resistant crops.
The Sainsbury Lab
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research
University of Kentucky
University of Maryland College Park