Molecular Plant Sciences Former Research Faculty
Studying the molecular interactions between nematodes and their host plants and molecular plant defense responses
John K. Fellman
Phytochemistry, chemistry and biochemistry of fruits and their products; postharvest plant physiology.
Molecular biology of plant disease resistance; plant gene regulation by elicitors from fungi and bacteria.
Molecular plant-insect interactions, effector biology and evolution, plant defense signaling networks and tradeoffs with growth
Biology, epidemiology and control of diseases affecting small fruit (berries) in the Pacific Northwest.
Research is a balance between applied and basic sciences with a focus on targeted improvement of cereals using tools of structural and functional genomics