By: 
Bart Thomma, Laboratory of Phytopathology, Wageningen University, Netherlands
Host: 
Christina Dixelius, VBSG, SLU
Location: 
Lecture hall A241, Uppsala BioCentre, Ultuna
Date: 
2014-03-17
Time: 
15:00 - 16:00
Pathogenomics of Verticillium wilt diseases

Selected publications from Professor Thomma’s group:

Kombrink A, Thomma BP. LysM effectors: secreted proteins supporting fungal life. PLoS Pathog. 2013 Dec;9(12):e1003769.

Liebrand TW, van den Berg GC, Zhang Z, Smit P, Cordewener JH, America AH, Sklenar J, Jones AM, Tameling WI, Robatzek S, Thomma BP, Joosten MH. Receptor-like kinase SOBIR1/EVR interacts with receptor-like proteins in plant immunity against fungal infection. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jun 11;110(24):10010-5. doi:

de Jonge R, Bolton MD, Kombrink A, van den Berg GC, Yadeta KA, Thomma BP. Extensive chromosomal reshuffling drives evolution of virulence in an asexual pathogen.Genome Res. 2013 Aug;23(8):1271-82

Mentlak TA, Kombrink A, Shinya T, Ryder LS, Otomo I, Saitoh H, Terauchi R, Nishizawa Y, Shibuya N, Thomma BP, Talbot NJ. Effector-mediated suppression of chitin-triggered immunity by magnaporthe oryzae is necessary for rice blast disease. Plant Cell. 2012 Jan;24(1):322-35

de Jonge R, van Esse HP, Kombrink A, Shinya T, Desaki Y, Bours R, van der Krol S, Shibuya N, Joosten MH, Thomma BP. Conserved fungal LysM effector Ecp6 prevents chitin-triggered immunity in plants. Science. 2010 Aug 20;329(5994):953-5

Lacombe S, Rougon-Cardoso A, Sherwood E, Peeters N, Dahlbeck D, van Esse HP, Smoker M, Rallapalli G, Thomma BP, Staskawicz B, Jones JD, Zipfel C. Interfamily transfer of a plant pattern-recognition receptor confers broad-spectrum bacterial resistance. Nat Biotechnol. 2010 Apr;28(4):365-