Prof. Sophien Kamoun PhD

Senior Scientist and Professor

Research Focus

Plant-pathogen interactions

Scientific Activities

Plant pathogenomics

Pathogen effector biology

Plant immunity

Translational plant pathology

Significant Publications

Dong, S., Stam, R., Cano, L.M., Song, J., Sklenar, J., Yoshida, K., Bozkurt, T.O., Oliva, R., Liu, Z., Tian, M., Win, J., Banfield, M.J., Jones, A.M.E., van der Hoorn, R.A.L., and Kamoun, S. 2014. Effector specialization in a lineage of the Irish potato famine pathogen. Science, 343:552-555.

Cooke, D.E.L., Cano, L.M., Raffaele, S., Bain, R.A., Cooke, L.R., Etherington, G.J., Deahl, K.L., Farrer, R.A., Gilroy, E.M., Goss, E.M., Grunwald, N.J., Hein, I., MacLean, D., McNicol, J.W., Randall, E., Oliva, R.F., Pel, M.A., Shaw, D.S., Squires, J.N., Taylor, M.C., Vleeshouwers, V.G.A.A., Birch, P.R.J., Lees, A.K., and Kamoun, S. 2012. Genome analyses of an aggressive and invasive lineage of the Irish potato famine pathogen. PLOS Pathogens, 8:e1002940.

Raffaele, S., Farrer, R.A., Cano, L.M., Studholme, D.J., MacLean, D., Thines, M., Jiang, R.H.Y., Zody, M.C., Kunjeti, S.G., Donofrio, N.M., Meyers, B.C., Nusbaum, C., and Kamoun, S. 2010. Genome evolution following host jumps in the Irish potato famine pathogen lineage. Science, 330:1540-1543.


Collaborators

Contact information

The Sainsbury Laboratory
Norwich Research Park
Norwich
NR4 7UH

Email: sophien.kamoun@tsl.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0) 1603 450410

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