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Team members

Balakumaran Chandrasekar
PhD student (ERA-IB)
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)
Email: balakumaran.chandrasekar[a]plants.ox.ac.uk

Bala is from South India and studies the suppression of secreted glycosidases during bacterial infection.

1Tram Ngoc Hong
PhD student (DFG/MPIPZ)
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)

Email: tram.hong[a]plants.ox.ac.uk

Tram is from Vietnam and investigates differential activities of Ser hydrolases during infection with Pseudomonas syringae.

Ursula Pyzio
Research Technician
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)
Email: ursula.pyzio[a]plants.ox.ac.uk

Ursula is from Poland and supports the Plant Chemetics lab in Oxford with a broad variety of activities.

Jiorgos Kourelis
PhD student (Clarendon)
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)
Email: jiorgos.kourelis[a]plants.ox.ac.uk

Jiorgos is from Amsterdam and investigates the role of apoplastic cysteine proteases of tomato in molecular recognition and immunity.

Dr. Judith Paulus
Postdoc (ETB PredicSeed)
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)
Email: judith.paulus[a]plants.ox.ac.uk

Judith is from Dusseldorf, Germany and develops ABPP-based assays for the prediction of seed quality within an European Trans-Bio (ETB) project entitled 'PredicSeed'.

Dr. Luisa Madeira
Postdoc (ERC GreenProteases)
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)
Email: luisa.madeira[a]plants.ox.ac.uk

Luisa is from Brazil and did her PhD in Molecular Pharming with Prof. Julian Ma in London. Luisa is screening chemical inhibitors for stabilizing recombinant protein expression upon agroinfiltration.

Ms. Friederike Grosse-Holz
PhD student (ERC GreenProteases)
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)
Email: friederike.grosse-holz[a]plants.ox.ac.uk

Friederike is from South Germany and investigates plant responses to agroinfiltration, aiming to improve recombinant (glyco)protein production and immunity.

Dr. Kyoko Morimoto
Postdoc (ERC GreenProteases)
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)
Email: kyoko.morimoto[a]plants.ox.ac.uk

Kyoko is from Japan and investigates the regulation of apoplastic proteases by reactive oxygen species.

Dr. Daniela Sueldo
Postdoc (ERC GreenProteases)
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)
Email: daniela.sueldo[a]plants.ox.ac.uk

Daniela is from Argentina, and investigates the role of secreted proteases of N. benthamiana in immunity.

Ms. Shivani Malik
D.Phil. student (Indira Gandhi Scholar)
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)
Email: shivani.malik[a]plants.ox.ac.uk

Shivani is from New Delhi, India and studies the evolution and natural variation of the Rcr3/Cf-2 pathogen perception system in solanaceous plants.

Mr. Marcel Bach Pages
D. Phil. student (Main supervisor: Gail Preston)
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)
Email: marcel.bachpages[a]biodtp.ox.ac.uk

Marcel is from Barcelona, Spain, and is investigating and the role of RNA binding proteins in disease and studying differences and similarities of infections of Nicotiana benthamiana caused by different Pseudomonas syringae strains representing three major phylogroups.

Dr. Daniel Krahn
Postdoc (ETB PredicSeed)
Tel: +44 1865 275122(office)
Email: daniel.krahn[a]plants.ox.ac.uk

Daniel is from Hamm, Germany, and did his PhD with Prof. Markus Kaiser in Essen. He now joined the lab as an in-group chemist developing novel activity-based probes, in collaboration with Prof. Chris Schofield at the Chemistry Department.

 

Dr. Ziad Soufi
Visiting Postdoc (Main supervisor: Gail Preston)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)
Email: ziad.soufi[a]plants.ox.ac.uk

Ziad is from Syria and studies the role of lipid transfer proteins (LTPs) in interactions of N. benthamiana and bean with P. syringae, under the supervision of Dr. Gail Preston.

 

Ms. Emma Thomas
D. Phil. student (BBSRC Interdisciplinary DTC)
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)

Email: emma.thomas[a]biodtp.ox.ac.uk

Emma investigates proteolytic events during hypersensitive cell death in Nicotiana benthamiana.

Mr. Parvinderdeep Kahlon
Visiting MSc Student
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)

Parvinder is from India,studies at Bonn University and investigates roles and differences of Rcr3 and Pip1 in tomato.

 

Ms. Maria Font Farre
D. Phil. student (BBSRC CASE with Syngenta)
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)


Maria is from Spain and is establishing quantitative activity profiling of cytochrome P450's in plants in close collaboration with Syngenta at Jealott's Hill.

 

Mr. Nattapong Sanguankiattichai
D. Phil. Rotation student Interdisciplinary DTC
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)

Email: nattapong.sanguankiattichai[a]biodtp.ox.ac.uk

Nattapong is from Thailand and is interested in host manipulation by effectors.

 

Dr. Pierre Buscaill
Visiting Scientist
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)

Pierre is from Toulouse, France, and studies the role of BGAL in immunity.

 

 

Mr. Awais Zahid
Visiting MSc student (Erasmus Internship)
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)


Awais studies Crop Protection at Hohenheim University and joins the Plant Chemetics lab to investigate the role of proteases in recombinant protein production and disease resistance.

 

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