BSPP News Summer 2001 - Online Edition

The Newsletter of the British Society for Plant Pathology
Number 39, Summer 2001 

New Members 

We warmly welcome the following new members, who have recently joined BSPP:

Mrs Temiope Aiyere, a postgraduate student at University College London, working on genetics and biocontrol of fungal pathogens of tropical fruit.

Dr Abdellah Akhkha, from the University of Glasgow, whose interests include molecular biology of resistance in viral pathogens and nematodes.

Dr Polymnia Antoniou, from the Agricultural University of Athens, whose interests include the molecular biology of bacterial pathogens in vegetable crops and trees.

Mr Mark J Austin, a postgraduate student at the John Innes Centre, working on the molecular biology of resistance to downy mildew.

Dr Mark S Barber, from the University of Southampton, whose interests include the biochemistry of resistance in fungal pathogens.

Mr Mark H Bennett, from Imperial College at Wye.

Josphine M Brennan, a postgradute student at University College Dublin, working on the molecular biology of fungal pathogens in cereals.

Dr Kirsty Bryant from CEH-Oxford, whose interests include molecular biology of Ralstonia and Stagonospora in potato and cereals.

Dr Antony J Buchala, from Fribourg University, Switzerland, whose interests include the biochemistry of fungal and bacterial resistance in potato.

Miss Jane R Byrne, a postgraduate student at HRI Wellesbourne, working on the genetics of resistance in downy mildew and Phytophthora.

Dr Noemi Cerovska, from the Czech Republic, whose interests include genetics of potato viruses.

Laetitia Chartrain, a postgraduate student at the John Innes Centre, working on the genetics of resistance of wheat to Septoria.

Miss Emily Clewes, a postgraduate student at HRI Wellesbourne, working on molecular biology of Verricillium sp.

Dr Graeme J Cook, a postgraduate student at the Sainsbury Laboratory, working on the molecular biology of downy mildew resistance.

Miss Abigail J Cooper, a postgraduate student at HRI Wellesbourne, working on the genetics of Albugo candida and downy mildew.

Dr Lisa C Crossman, from the Sainsbury Laboratory, whose interests include the genetics of bacterial pathogens of swedes and turnip.

Dr Stephen Daniels, from Monsanto, Cambridge, whose interests include Fusarium resistance in wheat.

Mr Richard C Draeger, a postgraduate student at the John Innes Centre, working on the genetics of Fusarium resistance in wheat.

David Edge, a postgraduate student at the John Innes Centre, working on virus molecular biology.

Mr Garry Farnham, a postgraduate student at the John Innes Centre, working on virus molecular biology.

Celia Fox, from SAC Auchincruive, whose interests include pathogens of forest plants and ornamentals.

Miss Estelle Gewiss, a postgraduate student at University College London, working on the genetics of necrotophic fungal pathogens of grain legumes.

Miss Clare Green, a postgraduate student at HRI East Malling, working on viral and fungal pathogens of apples and pears.

Miss Morgane S Guilleroux, a postgraduate student at the Sainsbury Laboratory, working on the molecular biology and physiology of necrotrophic fungal pathogens in cereal crops.

Dr Jacqueline Heard, of Mendel Biotechnology, California, USA.

Dr Claudia Heppner, of Monsanto, Cambridge, whose interests include necrotic fungal pathogens of cereals and oilseed rape.

Miss Jane Hollywood, a postgraduate student at University College London, working on biocontrol of Phytophthora in potato.

Dr Yiguo Hong, from HRI East Malling, whose interests include the molecular biology of viral pathogens of cereal, fruit and tuber crops.

Dr Ting-Fang Hsieh, from the Taiwan Agricultural Research Institute, whose interests include the cell biology and biocontrol of fungal pathogens in a range of crops.

Dr Shin-Ichi Ito, of Yamaguchi Univerity, Japan, whose interests include molecular biology of root pathogens in tomato and cabbage.

Dr Lucia Jorda, from the Sainsbury Laboratory, whose interests include the molecular biology of mildews.

Mr Victor Kaitell, a postgraduate student at Wye, working on post harvest pathology in cocoa and other crops.

Dr Sophien Kamoun, from Ohio State University, USA, whose interests include the molecular genetics of Phytophthora and downy mildew.

Mario Keri, a plant pathologist from Melfort, Canada, whose interests include the genetics of resistance in fungal pathogens of cereals.

Erica Kothe, from Jena University, Germany, whose interests include the molecular biology of tree fungal pathogens.

Dr Marc-Henri Lebrun, from Aventis Crop Sciences, Lyon, whose interests include the molecular biology of fungal pathogens of cereals.

Jean Q Liu, a plant pathologist from Saskatoon, Canada, whose interests include the genetics of resistance in Sclerotinia scleroticum.

Mr Rui Lu, a postgraduate student at the John Innes Centre, working on virus molecular biology.

Dr Jonathan E Markham, from the University of Groningen, whose interests include the molecular biology of Altenaria.

Dr Gareth J McKay, from Queens University, Belfast, whose interests include molecular biology of resistance in Altenaria and rust in grasses and linseed.

Julius Mukalazi, a postgraduate student at HRI Wellesbourne, whose interests include epidemiology of necrotrophic fungal pathogens in potato.

Dr Paul R Muskett, from the John Innes Centre, whose interests include the molecular biology of mildews.

Dr Sreenivasaprasad Muthum-eenakshi, from HRI Wellesbourne, whose interests include the molecular biology of root pathogens in cereals and Phaseolus.

Dr Mari-Anne Newman, from the John Innes Centre, whose interests include molecular biology and biocontrol in bacteria and powdery mildew.

Miss Rita sa F A Nogueira, a postgraduate student at SAC Edinburgh, working on fungal genetics and biochemistry.

Mr Gutemberg B A Nojosa, of UFLA, Brazil, whose interests include fungal pathogens of cocoa, coffee and tropical fruits.

Miss Barnaly Pande, a postgraduate student at SCRI, working on the molecular genetics of nematodes and fungal pathogens of potato and vegetable crops.

Mrs Mala Patel, a plant pathologist based in Wolverhampton, whose interests include molecular biology of rust and powdery mildew in Phaseolus.

Mr Jack R Peart, a postgraduate student at the John Innes Centre, working on molecular genetics of viruses.

Miss Clare L Pemberton, a postgraduate student at the University of Cambridge, working on the molecular biology of bacterial pathogens in a range of crops.

Mrs Joanne C Perkins, a postgraduate student at the University of Birmingham, working on molecular biology of Colleotrichum in Phaseolus.

Mr Chowda Reddy, from NRI, University of Greenwich, whose interests include the molecular biology of soya and tomato pathogens.

Olga Rocha, a postgraduate student at University College Dublin, working on the molecular genetics of Fusarium in cereals.

Dr Christine Rusterucci, from the Sainsbury Laboratory, whose interests include the biochemistry of mildews.

Mr Alireza Saliman, a postgraduate student at Writtle College, working on resistance in geminiviruses.

Dr Susan E Seal, from NRI, University of Greenwich, whose interests include molecular diagnostics for viruses, bacteria and phytoplasmas.

Miss Adriana X Soares, a postgraduate student at HRI East Malling, working on resistance of fungal pathogens in strawberry and vegetable crops.

Anita Stromberg from Uppsala University, Sweden, whose interests include fungal pathogens of cereals and potatoes.

Dr Daigo Takemoto, from the Australian National University, Canberra, whose interests include the molecular biology of fungal and bacterial pathogens.

Dr Jane E Taylor, from Lancaster University, whose interests include molecular biology and ecology of rusts.

Dr Alison Tor, from HRI Wellesbourne, whose interests include the molecular biology of resistance in mildews.

Dr Yukio Tosa,  of Kobe University, Japan, whose interests include the genetics of Magnapothe in cereals.

Mr Dimitris Tsaltas, at postgraduate student at Wye, working on resistance genetics.

Dr George Tsiamis, from Imperial College at Wye, whose interests include the molecular biology of bacterial pathogens.

Mr Geoffrey Tusiime, a postgraduate student at HRI Wellesbourne, working on fungal root pathogens in a range of crops.

Prof Dr Roland Valcke, of Limburg Universitair Centrum, Belgium, whose interests include Erwinia in apples and pears.

Dr Adrian A Vojnov, from the Sainsbury Laboratory, whose interests include the molecular biology of bacterial and fungal pathogens.

Ms Alison J Wright, a postgraduate student at IGER, Aberystwyth.