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Kourelis, J., and Adachi, H. 2022. Activation and regulation of NLR immune receptor networks . Plant & Cell Physiology, pcac116, https://doi.org/10.1093/pcp/pcac116. [Lab member publication]

Lin, X., Olave-Achury, A., Heal, R., Pais, M., Witek, K., Ahn, H.-K., Zhao, H., Bhanvadia, S., Karki, H.S., Song, T., Wu, C.-H., Adachi, H., Kamoun, S., Vleeshouwers, V.G.A.A., and Jones, J.D.G. 2022. A potato late blight resistance gene protects against multiple Phytophthora species by recognizing a broadly conserved RXLR-WY effector. Molecular Plant, doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.06.10.447899. bioRxiv preprint.

Sugihara, Y., Abe, Y., Takagi, H., Abe, A., Shimizu, M., Ito, K., Kanzaki, E., Oikawa, K., Kourelis, J., Langner, T., Win, J., Bialas, A., Luedke, D., Chuma, I., Saitoh, H., Kobayashi, M., Zheng, S., Tosa, Y., Banfield, M.J., Kamoun, S., Terauchi, R., and Fujisaki, K. 2022. Tangled gene-for-gene interactions mediate co-evolution of the rice NLR immune receptor Pik and blast fungus effector proteins. bioRxiv, doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.07.19.500555.

Shimizu, M., Hirabuchi, A., Sugihara, Y., Abe, A., Takeda, T., Kobayashi, M., Hiraka, Y., Kanzaki, E., Oikawa, K., Saitoh, H., Langner, T., Banfield, M.J., Kamoun, S., and Terauchi, R. 2022. A genetically linked pair of NLR immune receptors show contrasting patterns of evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 119:e2116896119. bioRxiv preprint.

Bentley, A.R., Donovan, J., Sonder, K., Baudron, F., Lewis, J.M., Voss, R., Rutsaert, P., Poole, N., Kamoun, S., Saunders, D.G.O., Hodson, D., Hughes, D.P., Negra, C., Ibba, M.I., Snapp, S., Sida, T.S., Jaleta, M., Tesfaye, K., Becker-Reshef, I., Govaerts, B. 2022. Near- to long-term measures to stabilize global wheat supplies and food security. Nature Food, 3:483-486.

De la Concepcion, J.C., Fujisaki, K., Bentham, A.R., Cruz Mireles, N., Sanchez de Medina Hernandez, V., Shimizu, M., Lawson, D.M., Kamoun, S., Terauchi, R., Banfield, M.J. 2022. Binding of a blast fungus Zinc-finger fold effector to a hydrophobic pocket in the host exocyst subunit Exo70 modulates immune recognition in rice. bioRxiv, doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.06.18.496527.

Maidment, J.H., Shimizu, M., Vera, S., Franceschetti, M., Longya, A., Stevenson, C.E., De la Concepcion, J.C., Bialas, A., Kamoun, S., Terauchi, R., Banfield, M.J. 2022. Effector target-guided engineering of an integrated domain expands the disease resistance profile of a rice NLR immune receptor. bioRxiv, doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.06.14.496076.

Latorre, S.M., Were, V.M., Foster, A.J., Langner, T., Malmgren, A., Harant, A., Asuke, S., Reyes-Avila, S., Gupta, D.R., Jensen, C., Ma, W., Mahmud, N.U., Mehebub, S., Mulenga, R.M., Muzahid, A.N.M., Paul, S., Rabby, F.S.M., Raha, A.A.M., Ryder, L., Shrestha, R.-K., Sichilima, S., Soanes, D.M., Singh, P.K., Bentley, A.R., Saunders, D.G.O., Tosa, Y., Croll, D., Lamour, K.H., Islam, T., Tembo, B., Win, J., Talbot, N.J., Burbano, H.A., and Kamoun, S. 2022. A pandemic clonal lineage of the wheat blast fungus. bioRxiv, doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.06.06.494979.

Marchal, C., Michalopoulou, V.A., Zhou, Z., Cevik, V., and Sarris, P.F. 2022. Show me your ID: NLR immune receptors with integrated domains in plants. Essays in Biochemistry, EBC20210084 https://doi.org/10.1042/EBC20210084. [Lab member publication]

Adachi, H., and Kamoun, S. 2022. NLR receptor networks in plants. Essays in Biochemistry, EBC20210075 https://doi.org/10.1042/EBC20210075. Medium blog.

Contreras, M.P., Pai, P., Tumtas, Y., Duggan, C., Yuen, E.L.H., Vergara Cruces, A., Kourelis, J., Ahn, H.-K., Wu, C.-H., Bozkurt, T.O., Derevnina, L., and Kamoun, S. 2022. Sensor NLR immune proteins activate oligomerization of their NRC helper. bioRxiv, doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.04.25.489342.

Ahn, H.-K., Lin, X., Olave-Achury, A.C., Derevnina, L., Contreras, M.P., Kourelis, J., Kamoun, S., and Jones, J.D.G. 2022. Effector-dependent activation and oligomerization of NRC helper NLRs by Rpi-amr3 and Rpi-amr1. bioRxiv, doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.04.25.489359.

Kamikawa, R., Mochizuki, T., Sakamoto, M., Tanizawa, Y., Nakayama, T., Onuma, R., Cenci, U., Moog, D., Speak, S., Sarkozi, K., Toseland, A., van Oosterhout, C., Oyama, K., Kato, M., Kume, K., Kayama, M., Azuma, T., Ishii, K., Miyashita, H., Henrissat, B., Lombard, V., Win, J., Kamoun, S., Kashiyama, Y., Mayama, S., Miyagishima, S., Tanifuji, G., Mock, T., and Nakamura, Y. 2022. Genome evolution of a nonparasitic secondary heterotroph, the diatom Nitzschia putrida. Science Advances, 8:eabi5075. bioRxiv preprint.

Latorre, S.M., Langner, T., Malmgren, A., Win, J., Kamoun, S., and Burbano, H.A. 2022. SNP calling parameters have minimal impact on population structure and divergence time estimates for the rice blast fungus. bioRxiv, doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.03.06.482794.

Harant, A., Pai, H., Sakai, T., Kamoun, S., and Adachi, H. 2022. A vector system for fast-forward studies of the HOPZ-ACTIVATED RESISTANCE1 (ZAR1) resistosome in the model plant Nicotiana benthamiana. Plant Physiology, 188:70-80. Request pZA plasmids from Addgene. bioRxiv preprint.


Kamoun, S. 2021. 11 tips for choosing the right PhD. The Biologist.

Adachi, H., Sakai, T., Harant, A., Duggan, C., Bozkurt, T., Wu, C.-H., and Kamoun, S. 2021. An atypical NLR protein modulates the NRC immune receptor network. bioRxiv, doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.11.15.468391.

De la Concepcion, J.C., Benjumea, J.V., Bialas, A., Terauchi, R., Kamoun, S., and Banfield, M.J. 2021. Functional diversification gave rise to allelic specialization in a rice NLR immune receptor pair. eLife, 10:e71662. bioRxiv preprint.

Bentham, A.R., Petit-Houdenot, Y., Win, J., Chuma, I., Terauchi, R., Banfield, M.J., Kamoun, S., and Langner T. 2021. A single amino acid polymorphism in a conserved effector of the multihost blast fungus pathogen expands host-target binding spectrum. PLOS Pathogens, 17:e1009957. bioRxiv preprint.

Kourelis, J., Marchal, C., and Kamoun, S. 2021. NLR immune receptor-nanobody fusions confer plant disease resistance. bioRxiv, doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.10.24.465418.

Kourelis, J., Sakai, T., Adachi, H., and Kamoun, S. 2021. RefPlantNLR is a comprehensive collection of experimentally validated plant disease resistance proteins from the NLR family. PLOS Biology, 19:e3001124. bioRxiv preprint.

Zess, E.K., Dagdas, Y.F., Peers, E., Maqbool, A., Banfield, M.J., Bozkurt, T.O., and Kamoun, S. 2021. Regressive evolution of an effector following a host jump in the Irish potato famine pathogen lineage. bioRxiv, doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.10.04.463104.

Kourelis, J., Contreras, M.P., Harant, A., Adachi, H., Derevnina, L., Wu, C.-H., and Kamoun, S. 2021. The helper NLR immune protein NRC3 mediates the hypersensitive cell death caused by the cell-surface receptor Cf-4. bioRxiv, doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.09.28.461843.

Huang, W., MacLean, A.M., Sugio, A., Maqbool, A., Busscher, M., Cho, S.T., Kamoun, S., Kuo, C.H., Immink, R.G.H., and Hogenhout, S.A. 2021. Parasitic modulation of host development by ubiquitin-independent protein degradation. Cell, doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2021.08.029. Medium. bioRxiv preprint.

Derevnina, L., Contreras, M.P., Adachi, H., Upson, J., Vergara Cruces, A., Xie, R., Sklenar, J., Menke, F.L.H., Mugford, S.T., MacLean, D., Ma, W., Hogenhout, S., Goverse, A., Maqbool, A., Wu, C.-H., and Kamoun, S. 2021. Plant pathogens convergently evolved to counteract redundant nodes of an NLR immune receptor network. PLOS Biology, 19:e3001136. Primer. bioRxiv preprint.

Pandey, P., Leary, A.Y., Tumtas, Y., Savage, Z., Dagvadorj, B., Duggan, C., Yuen, E.L., Sanguankiattichai, N., Tan, E., Khandare, V., Connerton, A.J., Yusunov, T., Madalinski, M., Gabriel Mirkin, F., Schornack, S., Dagdas, Y., Kamoun, S., and Bozkurt, T.O. 2021. An oomycete effector subverts host vesicle trafficking to channel starvation-induced autophagy to the pathogen interface. eLife, 10:e65285. bioRxiv preprint.

Duggan, C., Moratto, E., Savage, Z., Hamilton, E., Adachi, H., Wu, C.-H., Leary, A.Y., Tumtas, Y., Rothery, S.M., Maqbool, A., Nohut, S., Martin, T.R., Kamoun, S., and Bozkurt T.O. 2021. Dynamic localization of a helper NLR at the plant-pathogen interface underpins pathogen recognition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 118:e2104997118. Supplemental information and Movies. bioRxiv preprint.

Bialas, A., Langner, T., Harant, A., Contreras, M.P., Stevenson, C.E.M., Lawson, D.M., Sklenar, J., Kellner, R., Moscou, M.J., Terauchi, R., Banfield, M.J., and Kamoun, S. 2021. Two NLR immune receptors acquired high-affinity binding to a fungal effector through convergent evolution of their integrated domain. eLife, 10:e66961. bioRxiv preprint.

Wu, C.-H., and Kamoun, S. 2021. Tomato Prf requires NLR helpers NRC2 and NRC3 to confer resistance against the bacterial speck pathogen Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato. Acta Horticulturae, 1316:61-66. bioRxiv preprint.

Ding, P., Sakai, T., Shrestha, R.K., Manosalva Perez, N., Guo, W., Pok Man Ngou, B., He, S., Liu, C., Feng, X., Zhang, R., Vandepoele, K., MacLean, D., and Jones, J.D.G. 2021. Chromatin accessibility landscapes activated by cell-surface and intracellular immune receptors. Journal of Experimental Botany, erab373. [Lab member publication]

Monino-Lopez, D., Nijenhuis, M., Kodde, L., Kamoun, S., Salehian, H., Schentsnyi, K., Stam, R., Lokossou, A., Abd-El-Haliem, A., Visser, R.G.F., and Vossen, J.H. 2021. Allelic variants of the NLR protein Rpi-chc1 differentially recognise members of the Phytophthora infestans PexRD12/31 effector superfamily through the leucine-rich repeat domain. Plant Journal, doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.15284. bioRxiv preprint.

Adachi, H., Sakai, T., Kourelis, J., Maqbool, A., and Kamoun, S. 2021. Jurassic NLR: conserved and dynamic evolutionary features of the atypically ancient immune receptor ZAR1. bioRxiv, doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.10.12.333484.

Petre, B., Contreras, M.P., Bozkurt, T.O., Schattat, M.H., Sklenar, J., Schornack, S., Abd-El-Haliem, A., Castells-Graells, R., Lozano-Duran, R., Dagdas, Y.F., Menke, F.L.H., Jones, A.M.E., Vossen, J.H., Robatzek, S., Kamoun, S., and Win, J. 2021. Host-interactor screens of Phytophthora infestans RXLR proteins reveal vesicle trafficking as a major effector-targeted process. Plant Cell, koab069. In brief article. Raw data. bioRxiv preprint.

Langner, T., Harant, A., Gomez-Luciano, L.B., Shrestha, R.K., Malmgren, A., Latorre, S.M., Burbano, H.A., Win, J., and Kamoun, S. 2021. Genomic rearrangements generate hypervariable mini-chromosomes in host-specific lineages of the blast fungus. PLOS Genetics, 17:e1009386. bioRxiv preprint.

Witek, K., Lin, X., Karki, H.S., Jupe, F., Witek, A.I., Steuernagel, B., Stam, R., van Oosterhout, C., Fairhead, S., Heal, R., Cocker, J.M., Bhanvadia, S., Barrett, W., Wu, C.H., Adachi, H., Song, T., Kamoun, S., Vleeshouwers, V.G.A.A., Tomlinson, L., Wulff, B.B.H., and Jones, J.D.G. 2021. A complex resistance locus in Solanum americanum recognizes a conserved Phytophthora effector. Nature Plants, 7:198-208. bioRxiv preprint.

Duxbury, Z., Wu, C.-H., and Ding, P. 2021. A comparative overview of the intracellular guardians of plants and animals: NLRs in innate immunity and beyond. Annual Reviews of Phytopathology, 72:154-184. [Lab member publication]

Maidment, J.H.R., Franceschetti, M., Maqbool, A., Saitoh, H., Jantasuriyarat, C., Kamoun, S., Terauchi, R., and Banfield, M.J. 2021. Multiple variants of the fungal effector AVR-Pik bind the HMA domain of the rice protein OsHIPP19, providing a foundation to engineer plant defence. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 3:100371. bioRxiv preprint.


Win, J., Harant, A., Malmgren, A., Langner, T., Shrestha, R.K., Latorre, S.M., Were, V., Talbot, N.J., Burbano, H.A., Picco, A.M., and Kamoun, S. 2019. Large scale genome assemblies of Magnaporthe oryzae rice isolates from Italy. Zenodo, http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4326823.

Sang, Y., Yu, W., Zhuang, H., Wei, Y., Derevnina, L., Yu, G., Luo, J., and Macho, A.P. 2020. Intra-strain elicitation and suppression of plant immunity by Ralstonia solanacearum Type-III effectors in Nicotiana benthamiana. Plant Communications. 1, 100025. [Lab member publication]

Oikawa, K., Fujisaki, K., Shimizu, M., Takeda, T., Saitoh, H., Hirabuchi, A., Hiraka, Y., Bialas, A., Langner, T., Kellner, R., Bozkurt, T.O., Cesari, S., Kroj, T., Maidment, J.H.R., Banfield, M.J., Kamoun, S., and Terauchi, R. 2020. The blast pathogen effector AVR-Pik binds and stabilizes rice heavy metal-associated (HMA) proteins to co-opt their function in immunity. bioRxiv, doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.12.01.406389.

Wang, S., Xing, R., Wang, Y., Shu, H., Fu, S., Huang, J., Paulus, J.K., Schuster, M., Saunders, D., Win, J., Vleeshouwers, V., Wang, Y., Zheng, X., van der Hoorn, R., and Dong, S. 2020. Cleavage of a pathogen apoplastic protein by plant subtilases activates host immunity. New Phytologist, https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.17120. bioRxiv preprint. [Lab member publication]

Darino, M., Chia, K.S., Marques, J., Aleksza, D., Soto Jimenez, L.M., Saado, I., Uhse, S., Borg, M., Betz, R., Bindics, J., Zienkiewicz, K., Feussner, I., Petit-Houdenot, Y., and Djamei, A. 2020. Ustilago maydis effector Jsi1 interacts with Topless corepressor, hijacking plant JA/ET signaling. New Phytologist, https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.17116 [Lab member publication]

Zdrzalek, R., Kamoun, S., Terauchi, R., Saitoh, H., and Banfield, M.J. 2020. The rice NLR pair Pikp-1/Pikp-2 initiates cell death through receptor cooperation rather than negative regulation. PLOS ONE, 15:e02386164. bioRxiv preprint.

Adachi, H., Bialas, A., and Kamoun, S. 2020. How to trick a plant pathogen? The Biochemist, 42:14-18. Zenodo preprint.

Paulus, J.K., Kourelis, J., Ramasubramanian, S., Homma, F., Godson, A., Horger, A.C., Hong, T.N., Krahn, D., Ossorio Carballo, L., Wang, S., Win, J., Smoker, M., Kamoun, S., Dong, S., and van der Hoorn, R.A.L. 2020. Extracellular proteolytic cascade in tomato activates immune protease Rcr3. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 117:17409-17417.

Latorre, S.M., Reyes-Avila, C.S., Malmgren, A., Win, J., Kamoun, S., and Burbano H.A. 2020. Differential loss of effector genes in three recently expanded pandemic clonal lineages of the rice blast fungus. BMC Biology, 18:88. bioRxiv preprint.

Lin, X., Wang, S., de Rond, L., Bertolin, N., Wouters, R.H.M., Wouters, D., Domazakis, E., Bitew, M.K., Win, J., Dong, S., Visser, R.G.F., Birch, P., Kamoun, S., and Vleeshouwers, V.G.A.A. 2020. Divergent evolution of PcF/SCR74 effectors in oomycetes is associated with distinct recognition patterns in solanaceous plants. mBio, 11:e00947-20.

Guo, Y., Dupont, P.-Y., Mesarich, C.H., Yang, B., McDougal, R.L., Panda, P., Dijkwel, P., Studholme, D.J., Sambles, C., Win, J. Wang, Y., Williams, N.M., and Bradshaw, R.E. 2020. Functional analysis of RXLR effectors from the New Zealand kauri dieback pathogen Phytophthora agathidicida. Molecular Plant Pathology, 21:1131-1148. [Lab member publication]

Ding, P., Sakai, T., Shrestha, R.K., Manosalva Perez, N., Guo, W., Pok Man Ngou, B., He, S., Liu, C., Feng, X., Zhang, R., Vandepoele, K., MacLean, D., and Jones, J.D.G. 2020. Chromatin accessibility landscapes activated by cell surface and intracellular immune receptors. bioRxiv, doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.06.17.157040. [Lab member publication]

Dhaouadi, S., Win, J., Mougou Hamdane, A., Harant, A., Kamoun, S., and Rhouma, A. 2020. Genome sequences of plant-associated Rhodococcus spp. isolates from Tunisia. Microbiology Resource Announcements, 9:e00293-20. Zenodo preprint.

Petit-Houdenot, Y., Langner, Y., Win, J., and Kamoun, S. 2020. A clone resource of Magnaporthe oryzae effectors that share sequence and structural similarities across host-specific lineages. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, https://doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-03-20-0052-A. Zenodo preprint. Addendum.

Gao, C., Xu, H., Huang, J., Sun, B., Zhang, F., Savage, Z., Duggan, C., Yan, T., Wu, C.H., Wang, Y., Vleeshouwers, V.G.A.A., Kamoun, S., Bozkurt, T.O., and Dong S. 2020. Pathogen manipulation of chloroplast function triggers a light-dependent immune recognition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 117:9613-9620.

Bozkurt, T.O., and Kamoun, S. 2020. The plant-pathogen haustorial interface at a glance. Journal of Cell Science, 133:jcs237958. High-resolution posters.

Kamoun, S. 2020. Ten things we learned in 2010-2019 (aside from everything else). Zenodo, http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3613856.

Wu, C.-H., Adachi, H., De la Concepcion, J.C., Castells_Graellls, R., Nekrasov, V., and Kamoun, S. 2020. NRC4 gene cluster is not essential for bacterial flagellin-triggered immunity. Plant Physiology, 182:455-459. bioRxiv preprint. Supplementary Material.


Adachi, H., Contreras, M., Harant, A., Wu, C.-H., Derevnina, L., Sakai, T., Duggan, C., Moratto, E., Bozkurt, T.O., Maqbool, A., Win, J. and Kamoun, S. 2019. An N-terminal motif in NLR immune receptors is functionally conserved across distantly related plant species. eLife, 8:e49956. bioRxiv preprint.

Kamoun, S. 2019. How to select a PhD lab?. Zenodo, http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3531916. Arabixiv version.

De la Concepcion, J.C., Franceschetti, M., MacLean, D., Terauchi, R., Kamoun, S., and Banfield, M.J. 2019. Protein engineering expands the effector recognition profile of a rice NLR immune receptor. eLife, 8:e47713. bioRxiv preprint.

Jose, S.B., Wu, C.-H., and Kamoun, S. 2019. Overcoming plant blindness in science, education, and society. Plants, People, Planet, doi:https://doi.org/10.1002/ppp3.51.

Zess, E.K., Jensen, C., Cruz-Mireles, N., De la Concepcion, J.C., Sklenar, J., Imre, R., Roitinger, E., Hughes, R., Belhaj, K., Mechtler, K., Menke, F., Bozkurt, T., Banfield, M., Kamoun, S., Maqbool, A., and Dagdas, Y. 2019. N-terminal beta-strand underpins biochemical specialization of an ATG8 isoform. PLOS Biology, 17:e3000373. bioRxiv preprint.

Varden, F.A., Saitoh, H., Yoshino, K., Franceschetti, M., Kamoun, S., Terauchi, R., and Banfield, M.J. 2019. Cross-reactivity of a rice NLR immune receptor to distinct effectors from the rice blast pathogen Magnaporthe oryzae provides partial disease resistance. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 294:13006-13016. bioRxiv preprint.

Carvajal-Yepes, M., Cardwell, K., Nelson, A., Garrett, K.A., Giovani, B., Saunders, D.G.O., Kamoun, S., Legg, J.P., Verdier, V., Lessel, J., Neher, R.A., Day, R., Pardey, P., Gullino, M.L., Records, A.R., Bextine, B., Leach, J.E., Staiger, S., Tohme, J. 2019. A global surveillance system for crop diseases. Science, 364:1237-1239.

Adachi, H., Derevnina, L., and Kamoun, S. 2019. NLR singletons, pairs and networks: evolution, assembly and regulation of the intracellular immunoreceptor circuitry of plants. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 50:121-131. Zenodo preprint.

Ratti, M.F., Farrer, R.A., Cano, L.M., Faedda, R., and Goss, E.M. 2019. Evaluation of high-resolution melting for rapid differentiation of Phytophthora hybrids and their parental species. Plant Disease, 5:2295-2304. [Lab member publication]

Kamoun, S., Talbot, N.J., and Islam, M.T. 2019. Plant health emergencies demand open science: Tackling a cereal killer on the run. PLOS Biology, 17:e3000302. Zenodo preprint.

Frantzeskakis, L., Di Pietro, A., Rep, M., Schirawski, J., Wu, C., and Panstruga, R. 2019. Rapid evolution in plant-microbe interactions - a molecular genomics perspective. New Phytologist, doi:10.1111/nph.15966. [Lab member publication]

Adachi, H., Kamoun, S., and Maqbool, A. 2019. A resistosome-activated 'death switch'. Nature Plants, 5:457-458. Zenodo preprint.

Jensen, C., Tosa, Y., Islam, M.T., Talbot, N.J., Kamoun, S., and Saunders, D.G.O. 2019. Rmg8 confers resistance to the Bangladeshi lineage of the wheat blast fungus. Zenodo, http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2574196.

Win, J., Chanclud, E., Reyes-Avila, C.S., Langner, T., Islam, T., and Kamoun, S. 2019. Nanopore sequencing of genomic DNA from Magnaporthe oryzae isolates from different hosts. Zenodo, http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2564950.

Misas Villamil, J.C., Mueller, A.N., Demir, F., Meyer, U., Okmen, B., Schulze Huynck, J., Breuer, M., Dauben, H., Win, J., Huesgen, P.F., and Doehlemann, G.A. 2019. A fungal substrate mimicking molecule suppresses plant immunity via an inter-kingdom conserved motif. Nature Communications, 10:1576. [Lab member publication]

Adachi, H., and Tsuda, K. 2019. Convergence of cell-surface and intracellular immune receptor signalling. New Phytologist, 221:1676-1678. [Lab member publication]

Zess, E.K., and Kamoun, S. 2019. Coomassie Brilliant Blue (CBB) staining for Rubisco is an appropriate loading control for western blots from plant material. Zenodo, http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2557821.

Valent, B., Farman, M., Tosa, Y., Begerow, D., Fournier, E., Gladieux, P., Islam, M.T., Kamoun, S., Kemler, M., Kohn, L.M.8., Lebrun, M.H., Stajich, J.E., Talbot, N.J., Terauchi, R., Tharreau, D., Zhang, N. 2019. Pyricularia graminis-tritici is not the correct species name for the wheat blast fungus: response to Ceresini et al. (MPP 20:2). Molecular Plant Pathology, 20:173-179.

Zess, E.K., Bialas, A., and Kamoun, S. 2019. Old fungus, new trick. Nature Microbiology, 4:210-211.

Derevnina, L., Kamoun, S., and Wu, C.-H. 2019. Dude, where is my mutant? Nicotiana benthamiana meets forward genetics. New Phytologist, 221:607-610.


Kamoun, S. 2018. Journals 2.0: a roadmap to reinvent scientific publishing. Zenodo, https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1466784.

Chen, H., Shu, H., Wang, L., Zhang, F., Li, X., Ochola, S., Mao, F., Ma, H., Ye, W., Gu, T., Jiang, L., Wu, Y., Wang, Y., Kamoun, S., and Dong, S. 2018. Phytophthora methylomes are modulated by 6mA methyltransferases and associated with adaptive genome regions. Genome Biology, 19:181. bioRxiv preprint.

Gupta, D.R., Reyes Avila, C., Win, J., Soanes, D.M., Ryder, L.S., Croll, D., Bhattacharjee, P., Hossain, S., Mahmud, N.U., Mehebub, S., Surovy, M.Z., Rahman, M., Talbot, N.J., Kamoun, S., and Islam, T. 2018. Cautionary notes on use of the MoT3 diagnostic assay for Magnaporthe oryzae Wheat and rice blast isolates. Phytopathology, 109:504-508. bioRxiv preprint.

Armitage, A.D., Lysoe, E., Nellist, C.F., Lewis, L.A., Cano, L.M., Harrison, R.J., and Brurberg, M.B. 2018. Bioinformatic characterisation of the effector repertoire of the strawberry pathogen Phytophthora cactorum. PLOS ONE, 13:e0202305. [Lab member publication]

De la Concepcion, J.C., Franceschetti, M., Maqbool, A., Saitoh, H., Terauchi, R., Kamoun, S., and Banfield, M.J. 2018. Polymorphic residues in rice NLRs expand binding and response to effectors of the blast pathogen. Nature Plants, 4:576-585.

Langner, T., Kamoun, S., and Belhaj, K. 2018. CRISPR Crops: Plant Genome Editing Toward Disease Resistance. Annual Reviews of Phytopathology, 56:479-512.

Pais, M., Yoshida, K., Giannakopoulou, A., Pel, M.A., Cano, L.M., Oliva, R.F., Witek, K., Lindqvist-Kreuze, H., Vleeshouwers, V.G.A.A., and Kamoun, S. 2018. Gene expression polymorphism underpins evasion of host immunity in an asexual lineage of the Irish potato famine pathogen. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 5:93. bioRxiv preprint. Blog.

Dagdas, Y.F., Pandey, P., Tumtas Y., Sanguankiattichai, N., Belhaj K., Duggan, C., Leary A.Y., Segretin, M.E., Contreras, M.P., Savage, Z., Khandare, V.S., Kamoun, S., and Bozkurt, T.O. 2018. Host autophagy machinery is diverted to the pathogen interface to mediate focal defense responses against the Irish potato famine pathogen. eLife, 7:e37476. bioRxiv preprint.

Wu, C.H., Derevnina, L., and Kamoun, S. 2018. Receptor networks underpin plant immunity. Science, 360:1300-1301. YouTube.

Ahmed, M.B., dos Santos, K.C.G., Sanchez, I.B., Petre, B., Lorrain, C., Plourde, M.B., Duplessis, S., Desgagne-Penix, I., and Germain, H. 2018. A rust fungal effector binds plant DNA and modulates transcription. Scientific Reports, 8:14718. [Lab member publication]

Wang, S., Asuke, S., Vy, T.T.P., Inoue, Y., Chuma, I., Win, J., Kato, K., and Tosa, Y. 2018. A new resistance gene in combination with Rmg8 confers strong resistance against Triticum isolates of Pyricularia oryzae in a common wheat landrace. Phytopathology, 108:1299-1306. [Lab member publication]

McMullan, M., Rafiqi, M., Kaithakottil, G., Clavijo, B.J., Bilham, L., Orton, E., Percival-Alwyn, L., Ward, B.J., Edwards, A., Saunders, D.G.O., Garcia Accinelli, G., Wright, J., Verweij, W., Koutsovoulos, G., Yoshida, K., Hosoya, T., Williamson, L., Jennings, P., Ioos, R., Husson, C., Hietala, A.M., Vivian-Smith, A., Solheim, H., MaClean, D., Fosker, C., Hall, N., Brown, J.K.M., Swarbreck, D., Blaxter, M., Downie, J.A., and Clark, M.D. 2018. The ash dieback invasion of Europe was founded by two genetically divergent individuals. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 2:1000-1008. bioRxiv preprint. [Lab member publication]

Langner, T., Bialas, A., and Kamoun, S. 2018. The blast fungus decoded: genomes in flux. mBio, 9:e00571-18.

Weiss, C.L., Pais, M., Cano, L.M., Kamoun, S., and Burbano, H.A. 2018. nQuire: a statistical framework for ploidy estimation using next generation sequencing. BMC Bioinformatics, 19:122. bioRxiv preprint.

Domazakis, E., Wouters, D., Visser, R., Kamoun, S., Joosten, M.H., and Vleeshouwers, V.G.A.A. 2018. The ELR-SOBIR1 complex functions as a two-component RLK to mount defense against Phytophthora infestans. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 31:795-802.

Upson, J.L., Zess, E.K., Bialas, A., Wu, C.H., and Kamoun, S. 2018. The coming of age of EvoMPMI: evolutionary molecular plant-microbe interactions across multiple timescales. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 44:108-116. bioRxiv preprint.

Bialas, A., Zess, E.K., De la Concepcion, J.C., Franceschetti, M., Pennington, H.G., Yoshida, K., Upson, J.L., Chanclud, E., Wu, C.-H., Langner, T., Maqbool, A., Varden, F.A., Derevnina, L., Belhaj, K., Fujisaki, K., Saitoh, H., Terauchi, R., Banfield, M.J., and Kamoun, S. 2018. Lessons in effector and NLR biology of plant-microbe systems. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 31:34-45. bioRxiv preprint.

Pennington, H.G., Youles, M., and Kamoun, S. 2018. Golden-Gate compatible Magnaporthe oryzae Agrobacterium transformation vectors. Figshare. Request plasmids from Addgene.


Fujisaki, K., Abe, Y., Kanzaki, E., Ito, K., Utsushi, H., Saitoh, H., Bialas, A., Banfield, M., Kamoun, S., and Terauchi, R. 2017. An unconventional NOI/RIN4 domain of a rice NLR protein binds host EXO70 protein to confer fungal immunity. bioRxiv, doi:https://doi.org/10.1101/239400.

Kamoun, S., Lozano-Duran, R., and Nakhleh, L. 2017. Stranger in a strange land: the experiences of immigrant researchers. Genome Biology, 18:232.

Kobayashi, M., Hiraka, Y., Abe, A., Yaegashi, H., Natsume, S., Kikuchi, H., Takagi, H., Saitoh, H., Win, J., Kamoun, S., and Terauchi, R. 2017. Genome analysis of the foxtail millet pathogen Sclerospora graminicola reveals the complex effector repertoire of graminicolous downy mildews. BMC Genomics, 18:897.

Tamiru, M., Natsume, S., Takagi, H., White, B., Yaegashi, H., Shimizu, M., Yoshida, K., Uemura, A., Oikawa, K., Abe, A., Urasaki, N., Matsumura, H., Babil, P., Yamanaka, S., Matsumoto, R., Muranaka, S., Girma, G., Lopez-Montes, A., Gedil, M., Bhattacharjee, R., Abberton, M., Kumar, P.L., Rabbi, I., Tsujimura, M., Terachi, T., Haerty, W., Corpas, M., Kamoun, S., Kahl, G., Takagi, H., Asiedu, R., and Terauchi, R. 2017. Genome sequencing of the staple food crop white Guinea yam enables the development of a molecular marker for sex determination. BMC Biology, 15:86.

Pennington, H.G., Youles, M., and Kamoun, S. 2017. Golden-Gate compatible Magnaporthe oryzae protoplast transformation vectors. Figshare. Request plasmids from Addgene.

Anderson, J., Sperschneider, J., Win, J., Kidd, B., Yoshida, K., Hane, J., Saunders, D.G.O, and Singh, K.B. 2017. Comparative secretome analysis of Rhizoctonia solani isolates with different host ranges reveals unique secretomes and cell death inducing effectors. Scientific Reports, 7:10410. [Lab member publication]

Petre, B., Win, J., Menke, F.L.H., and Kamoun, S. 2017. Protein-protein interaction assays with effector-GFP fusions in Nicotiana benthamiana. In "Wheat Rust Diseases: Methods and Protocols", S. Periyannan, ed. Methods in Molecular Biology, 1659:85-98.

Wu, C.-H., Abd-El-Haliem, A., Bozkurt, T.O., Belhaj, K., Terauchi, R., Vossen, J.H., and Kamoun, S. 2017. NLR network mediates immunity to diverse plant pathogens. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 114:8113-8118. bioRxiv preprint. Trends in Plant Science Spotlight.

Tian, M., and Kamoun, S. 2017. pHIS-ATS: A protein expression vector modified from pFLAG-ATS for secreted expression of HIS-tagged fusion proteins. Figshare.

Kamoun, S. 2017. Can a biologist fix a smartphone? -Just hack it! BMC Biology, 15:37.

Michelmore, R.W., Coaker, G., Bart, R., Beattie, G.A., Bent, A., Bruce, T., Cameron, D., Dangl, J., Dinesh-Kumar, S., Edwards, R., Eves-van den Akker, S., Gassmann, W., Greenberg, J., Harrison, R., He, P., Harvey, J., Huffaker, A., Hulbert, S., Innes, R., Jones, J.D., Kaloshian, I., Kamoun, S., Katagiri, F., Leach, J.E., Ma, W., McDowell, J.M., Medford, J., Meyers, B., Nelson, R., Oliver, R.P., Qi, Y., Saunders, D., Shaw, M., Subudhi, P., Torrance, L., Tyler, B.M., and Walsh, J. 2017. Foundational and translational research opportunities to improve plant health. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 30:515-516.

Franceschetti, M., Maqbool, A., Jimenez-Dalmaroni, M.J., Pennington, H.G., Kamoun, S., and Banfield, M.J. 2017. Effectors of filamentous plant pathogens: commonalities amid diversity. Microbiology Molecular Biology Reviews, 81:e00066-16.

Nekrasov, V., Wang, C., Win, J., Lanz, C., Weigel, D., and Kamoun, S. 2017. Rapid generation of a transgene-free powdery mildew resistant tomato by genome deletion. Scientific Reports, 7:482. BioTechniques article.

Prince, D.C., Rallapalli, G., Xu, D., Schoonbeek, H.J., Cevik, V., Asai, S., Kemen, E., Cruz-Mireles, N., Kemen, A., Belhaj, K., Schornack, S., Kamoun, S., Holub, E.B., Halkier, B.A., and Jones, J.D. 2017. Albugo-imposed changes to tryptophan-derived antimicrobial metabolite biosynthesis may contribute to suppression of non-host resistance to Phytophthora infestans in Arabidopsis thaliana. BMC Biology, 15:20.

Kellner, R. De la Concepcion, J.C., Maqbool, A., Kamoun, S., and Dagdas, Y.F. 2017. ATG8 expansion: a driver of selective autophagy diversification? Trends in Plant Science, 22:204-214.


Hopes, A., Nekrasov, V., Kamoun, S., and Mock, T. 2016. Editing of the urease gene by CRISPR-Cas in the diatom Thalassiosira pseudonana. Plant Methods, 12:49. bioRxiv preprint.

Germain, H., Joly, D.L., Mireault, C., Plourde, M.B., Letanneur, C., Stewart, D., Morency, M.J., Petre, B., Duplessis, S., and Seguin, A. 2016. Infection assays in Arabidopsis reveal candidate effectors from the poplar rust fungus that promote susceptibility to bacteria and oomycete pathogens. Molecular Plant Pathology, 19:191-200. [Lab member publication]

Islam, T., Croll, D., Gladieux, P., Soanes, D., Persoons, A., Bhattacharjee, P., Hossain, S., Gupta, D., Rahman, Md.M., Mahboob, M.G., Cook, N., Salam, M., Surovy, M.Z., Bueno Sancho, V., Maciel, J.N., Nani, A., Castroagudin, V., de Assis Reges, J.T., Ceresini, P., Ravel, S., Kellner, R., Fournier, E., Tharreau, D., Lebrun, M.-H., McDonald, B., Stitt, T., Swan, D., Talbot, N., Saunders, D., Win, J., and Kamoun, S. 2016. Emergence of wheat blast in Bangladesh was caused by a South American lineage of Magnaporthe oryzae. BMC Biology, 14:84. bioRxiv preprint.

Derevnina, L., Petre, B., Kellner, R., Dagdas, Y.F., Sarowar, M.N., Giannakopoulou, A., De la Concepcion, J.C., Chaparro-Garcia, A., Pennington, H.G., van West, P., and Kamoun, S. 2016. Emerging oomycete threats to plants and animals. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 371:20150459.

Petre, P., Coince, A., and Kamoun, S. 2016. Categorical scatterplots with R for biologists: a step-by-step guide. Figshare.

Derevnina, L., Dagdas, Y.F., De la Concepcion, J.C., Bialas, A., Kellner, R., Petre, B., Domazakis, E., Du, J., Wu, C.-H., Lin, X., Aguilera-Galvez, C., Cruz-Mireles, N., Vleeshouwers, V.G.A.A. and Kamoun, S. 2016. Nine things to know about elicitins. New Phytologist, 212:888-895.

Maqbool, A., Hughes, R.K., Dagdas, Y.F., Tregidgo, N., Zess, E., Belhaj, K., Round, A., Bozkurt, T.O., Kamoun, S., and Banfield, M.J. 2016. Structural basis of host Autophagy-related protein 8 (ATG8) binding by the Irish potato famine pathogen effector protein PexRD54. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 291:20270-20282. Supplementary Material.

Belhaj, K., Cano, L.M., Prince, D.C., Kemen, A., Yoshida, K., Dagdas, Y.F., Etherington, G.J., Schoonbeek, H.-J., van Esse, H.P., Jones, J.D.G., Kamoun, S., and Schornack, S. 2016. Arabidopsis late blight: Infection of a nonhost plant by Albugo laibachii enables full colonization by Phytophthora infestans. Cellular Microbiology, 19:e12628. bioRxiv preprint.

Giannakopoulou, A., Chaparro-Garcia, A., and Kamoun, S. 2016. The potato NLR immune receptor R3a does not contain non-canonical integrated domains. bioRxiv, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/056242.

Kamoun, S., and Zipfel, C. 2016. Host modulation every which way. Nature Microbiology, 1:16075.

Yoshida, K., Saunders, D.G., Mitsuoka, C., Natsume, S., Kosugi, S., Saitoh, H., Inoue, Y., Chuma, I., Tosa, Y., Cano, L.M., Kamoun, S., and Terauchi, R. 2016. Host specialization of the blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae is associated with dynamic gain and loss of genes linked to transposable elements. BMC Genomics, 18:370.

Giannakopoulou, A., Bialas, A., Kamoun, S., and Vleeshouwers, V.G.A.A. 2016. Plant immunity switched from bacteria to virus. Nature Biotechnology, 34:391-392.

Kamoun, S., and Zipfel, C. 2016. Scientific record: Class uncorrected errors as misconduct. Nature, 531:173.

Petre, B., Saunders, D.G.O., Sklenar, J., Lorrain, C., Krasileva, K.V., Win, J., Duplessis, S., and Kamoun, S. 2016. Heterologous expression screens in Nicotiana benthamiana identify a candidate effector of the wheat yellow rust pathogen that associates with processing bodies. PLOS ONE, 11:e0149035. bioRxiv preprint.

Petre, B., Lorrain, C., Saunders, D.G., Win, J., Sklenar, J., Duplessis, S., and Kamoun, S. 2016. Rust fungal effectors mimic host transit peptides to translocate into chloroplasts. Cellular Microbiology, 18:453-465. Supplementary Material. bioRxiv preprint.

Petre, B., Kopischke, M., Evrard, A., Robatzek, S., and Kamoun, S. 2016. Cell re-entry assays do not support models of pathogen-independent translocation of AvrM and AVR3a effectors into plant cells. bioRxiv, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/038232.

Dagdas, Y.F., Belhaj, K., Maqbool, A., Chaparro-Garcia, A., Pandey, P., Petre, B., Tabassum, N., Cruz-Mireles, N., Hughes, R.K., Sklenar, J., Win, J., Menke, F., Findlay, K., Banfield, M.J., Kamoun, S., and Bozkurt, T.O. 2016. An effector of the Irish potato famine pathogen antagonizes a host autophagy cargo receptor. eLife, 5:e10856.

Wu, C.-H., Belhaj, K., Bozkurt, T.O., Birk, M.S., and Kamoun, S. 2016. Helper NLR proteins NRC2a/b and NRC3 but not NRC1 are required for Pto-mediated cell death and resistance in Nicotiana benthamiana. New Phytologist, 209:1344-1352. bioRxiv preprint.


Momany, M., Di Pietro, A., Alexander, W.G., Barker, B.M., Harb, O.S., Kamoun, S., Martin, F., Pires, J.C., Stajich, J.E., Thomma, B.P.H.J., and Unruh, S. 2015. Meeting Report: Fungal Genomics Meets Social Media: Highlights of the 28th Fungal Genetics Conference at Asilomar. G3, 5:2523-2525.

Selosse, M., Strullu-Derrien, C., Martin, F.M., Kamoun,S., and Kenrick, P. 2015. Plants, fungi and oomycetes: a 400-million year affair that shapes the biosphere. New Phytologist, 206:501-506.

Dagdas, Y.F., and Bozkurt, T.O. 2015. Fungal sex receptors recalibrated to detect host plants. Cell Host & Microbe, 18:637-638. [Lab member publication]

Chaparro-Garcia, A., Kamoun, S., and Nekrasov, V. 2015. Boosting plant immunity with CRISPR/Cas. Genome Biology, 16:254.

Dong, S., Raffaele, S., and Kamoun, S. 2015. The two-speed genomes of filamentous pathogens: waltz with plants. Current Opinion in Genetics and Development, 35:57-65. bioRxiv preprint. Erratum.

Sharma, R., Xia, X., Cano, L.M., Evangelisti, E., Kemen, E., Judelson, H., Oome, S., Sambles, C., van den Hoogen, D.J., Kitner, M., Klein, J., Meijer, H.J., Spring, O., Win, J., Zipper, R., Bode, H.B., Govers, F., Kamoun, S., Schornack, S., Studholme, D.J., Van den Ackerveken, G., and Thines, M. 2015. Genome analyses of the sunflower pathogen Plasmopara halstedii provide insights into effector evolution in downy mildews and Phytophthora. BMC Genomics, 16:741.

Rickett, L.M., Pullen, N., Hartley, M., Zipfel, C., Kamoun, S., Baranyi, J., and Morris, R.J. 2015. Incorporating prior knowledge improves detection of differences in bacterial growth rate. BMC Systems Biology, 9:60.

Giannakopoulou, A., Steele, J.F., Segretin, M.E., Bozkurt, T., Zhou, J., Robatzek, S., Banfield, M.J., Pais, M., and Kamoun, S. 2015. Tomato I2 immune receptor can be engineered to confer partial resistance to the oomycete Phytophthora infestans in addition to the fungus Fusarium oxysporum. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 12:1316-1329. Supplementary Material. bioRxiv preprint.

Chaparro-Garcia, A., Schwizer, S., Sklenar, J., Yoshida, K., Petre, B., Bos, J.I., Schornack, S., Jones, A.M., Bozkurt, T.O., Kamoun, S. 2015. Phytophthora infestans RXLR-WY effector AVR3a associates with Dynamin-Related Protein 2 required for endocytosis of the plant pattern recognition receptor FLS2. PLOS ONE, 10:e0137071. bioRxiv preprint.

Yoshida, Y., Sasaki, E., and Kamoun, S. 2015. Computational analyses of ancient pathogen DNA from herbarium samples: challenges and prospects. Frontiers in Plant Science, 6:771.

Terauchi, R., Abe, A., Takagi, H., Tamiru, M., Fekih, R., Natsume, S., Yaegashi, H., Kosugi, S., Kanzaki, H., Matsumura, H., Saitoh, H., Yoshida, K., Cano, L., and Kamoun, S. 2015. Whole genome sequencing to identify genes and QTL in rice. In Advances in the Understanding of Biological Sciences Using Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Approaches, pp. 33-41.

Maqbool, A., Saitoh, H., Franceschetti, M., Stevenson, C.E.M., Uemura, A., Kanzaki, H., Kamoun, S., Terauchi, R., and Banfield, M.J. 2015. Structural basis of pathogen recognition by an integrated HMA domain in a plant NLR immune receptor. eLife, 4:e08709.

Ilyas, M., Horger, A.C., Bozkurt, T.O., van den Burg, H.A., Kaschani, F., Kaiser, M., Belhaj, K., Smoker, M., Joosten, M.H.A.J., Kamoun, S., and van der Hoorn, R.A.L. 2015. Functional divergence of two secreted immune proteases of tomato. Current Biology, 25:2300-2306.

Rallapalli G., Fraxinus Players, Saunders, D.G., Yoshida, K., Edwards, A., Lugo, C.A., Collin, S., Clavijo, B., Corpas, M., Swarbreck, D., Clark, M., Downie, J.A., Kamoun, S., Team Cooper, and MacLean, D. 2015. Lessons from Fraxinus, a crowd-sourced citizen science game in genomics. eLife, 4:e07460.

Riess, K., Bauer, R., Kellner, R., Kemler, M., Piqtek, M., Vanky, K., and Begerow, D. 2015. Identification of a new order of root-colonising fungi in the Entorrhizomycota: Talbotiomycetales ord. nov. on eudicotyledons. IMA Fungus, 6:129-133. [Lab member publication]

Fujisaki, K., Abe, Y., Ito, A., Saitoh, H., Yoshida, K., Kanzaki, H., Kanzaki, E., Utsushi, H., Yamashita, T., Kamoun, S., and Terauchi, R. 2015. Rice Exo70 interacts with a fungal effector, AVR-Pii and is required for AVR-Pii-triggered immunity. Plant Journal, 83:875-887.

Patron, N.J., Orzaez, D., Marillonnet, S., Warzecha, H., Matthewman, C., Youles, M., Raitskin, O., Leveau, A., Farre, G., Rogers, C., Smith, A., Hibberd, J., Webb, A.A., Locke, J., Schornack, S., Ajioka, J., Baulcombe, D.C., Zipfel, C., Kamoun, S., Jones, J.D., Kuhn, H., Robatzek, S., Van Esse, H.P., Sanders, D., Oldroyd, G., Martin, C., Field, R., O'Connor, S., Fox, S., Wulff, B., Miller, B., Breakspear, A., Radhakrishnan, G., Delaux, P.M., Loque, D., Granell, A., Tissier, A., Shih, P., Brutnell, T.P., Quick, W.P., Rischer, H., Fraser, P.D., Aharoni, A., Raines, C., South, P.F., Ane, J.M., Hamberger, B.R., Langdale, J., Stougaard, J., Bouwmeester, H., Udvardi, M., Murray, J.A., Ntoukakis, V., Schafer, P., Denby, K., Edwards, K.J., Osbourn, A., Haseloff, J. 2015. Standards for plant synthetic biology: a common syntax for exchange of DNA parts. New Phytologist, 208:13-19.

Solovyeva, I., Schmuker, A., Cano, L.M., van Damme, M., Ploch, S., Kamoun, S., and Thines, M. 2015. Evolution of Hyaloperonospora effectors: ATR1 effector homologs from sister species of the downy mildew pathogen H. arabidopsidis are not recognised by RPP1WsB. Mycological Progress, 14:53-62.

Oliva, R.F., Cano, L., Raffaele, S., Win, J., Bozkurt, T.O., Belhaj, K., Oh, S., Thines, M., and Kamoun, S. 2015. A recent expansion of the RXLR effector gene Avrblb2 is maintained in global populations of Phytophthora infestans indicating different contributions to virulence. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 28:901-912.

Du, J., Verzaux, E., Chaparro-Garcia, A., Bijsterbosch, G., Keizer, L.C.P., Zhou, J., Liebrand, T.W.H., Xie, C., Govers, F., Robatzek, S., van der Vossen, E.A.G., Jacobsen, E., Visser, R.G.F., Kamoun, S., and Vleeshouwers, V.G.A.A. 2015. Elicitin recognition confers enhanced resistance to Phytophthora infestans in potato. Nature Plants, 1:15034. Supplementary Material.

Takagi, H., Tamiru, M., Abe, A., Yoshida, K., Uemura, A., Yaegashi, H., Obara, T., Oikawa, K., Utsushi, H., Kanzaki, E., Mitsuoka, C., Natsume, S., Kosugi, S., Kanzaki, H., Matsumura, H., Urasaki, N., Kamoun, S., and Terauchi, R. 2015. MutMap accelerates breeding of a salt-tolerant rice cultivar. Nature Biotechnology, 33:445-449. Supplementary Material.

Hubbard, A., Lewis, C.M., Yoshida, K., Ramirez-Gonzalez, R.H., de Vallavieille-Pope, C., Thomas, J., Kamoun, S., Bayles, R., Uauy, C., and Saunders, D.G.O. 2015. Field pathogenomics reveals the emergence of a diverse wheat yellow rust population. Genome Biology, 16:23.

Wu, C.-H., Krasileva, K.V., Banfield, M.J., Terauchi, R.T., and Kamoun, S. 2015. The sensor domains of plant NLR proteins: more than decoys? Frontiers in Plant Science, 6:134.

Kamoun, S. 2015. Be positive! From witch hunts to the new reward culture. lushgreengrass atafridayafternoon. PubPeer post. [Blog post]

Petre, P., Saunders, D.G.O, Sklenar, J., Lorrain, C., Win, J., Duplessis, S., and Kamoun, S. 2015. Candidate effector proteins of the rust pathogen Melampsora larici-populina target diverse plant cell compartments. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 28:689-700.

Wittulsky, S., Pellegrin, C., Giannakopoulou, A., and Boni, R. 2015. A snapshot of molecular plant-microbe interaction research. New Phytologist, 205:468-471. [Lab member publication]

Bozkurt, T.O., Belhaj, K., Dagdas, Y.F., Chaparro-Garcia, A., Wu, C.-H., Cano, L.M., and Kamoun, S. 2015. Rerouting of plant late endocytic trafficking towards a pathogen interface. Traffic, 16:204-226.

Kamoun, S., Furzer, O., Jones, J.D.G., Judelson, H.S., Ali, G.S., Dalio, R.J.D., Roy, S.G., Schena, L., Zambounis, A., Panabieres, F., Cahill, D., Ruocco, M., Figueiredo, A., Chen, X-R., Hulvey, J., Stam, R., Lamour, K., Gijzen, M., Tyler, B.M., Grunwald, N.J., Mukhtar, M.S., Tome, D.F.A., Tor, M., Van den Ackerveken, G., McDowell, J., Daayf, F., Fry, W.E., Lindqvist-Kreuze, H., Meijer, H.J.G., Petre, B., Ristaino, J., Yoshida, K., Birch, P.R.J., and Govers, F. 2015. The Top 10 oomycete pathogens in molecular plant pathology. Molecular Plant Pathology, 16:413-434.


Belhaj, K., Chaparro-Garcia, A., Kamoun, S., Patron, N.J., and Nekrasov, V. 2014. Engineering plant genomes with CRISPR/Cas9. Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 32:76-84.

Brooks, C., Nekrasov, V., Lippman, Z., and Van Eck, J. 2014. Efficient gene editing in tomato in the first generation using the CRISPR/Cas9 system. Plant Physiology, 166:1292-1297. [Lab member publication]

Giannakopoulou, A., Schornack, S., Bozkurt, T.O., Haart, D., Ro, D.K., Faraldos, J.A., Kamoun, S., and O'Maille, P.E. 2014. Variation in capsidiol sensitivity between Phytophthora infestans and Phytophthora capsici is consistent with their host range. PLOS ONE, 9:e107462.

Petre, B., Joly, D.L., and Duplessis, S. 2014. Effector proteins of rust fungi. Frontiers in Plant Science, 5:416. [Lab member publication]

Lorrain, C., Kamoun, S. and Petre, B. 2014. Populus trichocarpa Coproporphyrinogen III oxidase (PtCPO) localizes in sub-chloroplastic structures. Figshare.

Kamoun, S. 2014. Wonders of the plant-microbe interactions world. IS-MPMI Reporter, 2014:2.

Alfred, J., Dangl, J.L., Kamoun, S., and McCouch, S.R. 2014. New horizons for plant translational research. PLOS Biology, 12:e1001880.

Lee, H.A., Kim, S.Y., Oh, S.K., Yeom, S.I., Kim, S.B., Kim, M.S., Kamoun, S., and Choi, D. 2014. Multiple recognition of RXLR effectors is associated with nonhost resistance of pepper against Phytophthora infestans. New Phytologist, 203:926-938.

Bozkurt, T.O., Richardson, A., Dagdas, Y.F., Mongrand, S., Kamoun, S., and Raffaele, S. 2014. The plant membrane-associated REM1.3 remorin accumulates in discrete perihaustorial domains and enhances susceptibility to Phytophthora infestans. Plant Physiology, 165:1005-1018.

Kamoun, S. 2014. Keeping up with the plant destroyers. PlantVillage. [Blog post]

Yoshida, K., Burbano, H.A., Krause, J., Thines, M., Weigel, D., and Kamoun, S. 2014. Mining herbaria for plant pathogen genomes: back to the future. PLOS Pathogens, 10:e1004028.

Saunders, D., Yoshida, K., Sambles, C., Glover, R., Clavijo, B., Corpas, M., Bunting, D., Dong, S., Clark, M., Swarbreck, D., Ayling, S., Bashton, M., Collin, S., Hosoya, T., Edwards, A., Crossman, L., Etherington, G., Win, J., Cano, L., Studholme, D., Downie, J.A., Caccamo, M., Kamoun, S., and MacLean, D. 2014. Crowdsourced analysis of ash and ash dieback through the Open Ash Dieback project: A year 1 report on datasets and analyses contributed by a self-organising community. bioRxiv, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/004564.

Petre, B. 2014. Agrobacterium tumefaciens does not transform guard cells in Nicotiana benthamiana. Figshare. [Lab member post]

Segretin, M.E., Pais, M., Franceschetti, M., Chaparro-Garcia, A., Bos, J.I., Banfield, M.J., and Kamoun, S. 2014. Single amino acid mutations in the potato immune receptor R3a expand response to Phytophthora effectors. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 27:624-637.

Saunders, D.G., Win, J., Kamoun, S., and Raffaele, S. 2014. Two-dimensional data binning for the analysis of genome architecture in filamentous plant pathogens and other eukaryotes. In "Plant-Pathogen Interactions: Methods and Protocols", P. Birch, J. Jones, and J. Bos, eds. Methods in Molecular Biology, 1127:29-51.

Kamoun, S. 2014. Gained in translation. IS-MPMI Reporter, 2014:1.

Nemri, A., Saunders, D.G., Anderson, C., Upadhyaya, N.M., Win, J., Lawrence, G., Jones, D., Kamoun, S., Ellis, J., and Dodds, P. 2014. The genome sequence and effector complement of the flax rust pathogen Melampsora lini. Frontiers in Plant Science, 5:98.

King, S.R.F., McLellan, H., Boevink, P.C., Armstrong, M.R., Bukharova, B., Sukarta, O., Win, J., Kamoun, S., Birch, P.R.J., and Banfield, M.J. 2014. Phytophthora infestans RXLR effector PexRD2 interacts with host MAPKKKe to suppress plant immune signaling. Plant Cell, 26:1345-1359. Supplementary Material.

Petre, B., and Kamoun, S. 2014. Unsolved mystery - How do filamentous pathogens deliver effector proteins into plant cells? PLOS Biology, 12:e1001801.

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. Supplementary Material. Perspective. Nature Reviews Microbiology Highlight. Faculty of 1000 Evaluation.

Gro Malinovsky, F., Batoux, M., Schwessinger, B., Youn, J.H., Stransfeld, L., Win, J., Kim, S.K. and Zipfel, C. 2014. Antagonistic regulation of growth and immunity by the Arabidopsis bHLH transcription factor HBI1. Plant Physiology, 164:1443-1455. [Lab member publication]

Lin, K., Limpens, E., Zhang, Z., Ivanov, S., Saunders, D.G.O., Mu, D., Pang, E., Cao, H., Cha, H., Lin, T., Zhou, Q., Shang, Y., Li, Y., Sharma, T., van Velzen, R., de Ruijter, N., Aanen, D.K., Win, J., Kamoun, S., Bisseling, T., Geurts, R., and Huang, S. 2014. Single nucleus genome sequencing reveals high similarity among nuclei of an endomycorrhizal fungus. PLOS Genetics, 10:e1004078. Faculty of 1000 Evaluation.


Saunders, D.G.O. and Yoshida, K. 2013. Harnessing the collective intelligence in response to Chalara dieback of ash. Microbiologist, 14:8-11. [Lab member publication]

Belhaj, K., Chaparro-Garcia, A., Kamoun, S. and Nekrasov, V. 2013. Plant genome editing made easy Q&A. Biome. [Blog post]

Kamoun, S. 2013. A most honorable legacy. IS-MPMI Reporter, 2013:3.

Qi, J., Liu, X., Shen, D., Miao, H., Xie, B., Li, X., Zeng, P., Wang, S., Shang, Y., Gu, X., Du, Y., Li, Y., Lin, T., Yuan, J., Yang, X., Chen, J., Chen, H., Xiong, X., Huang, K., Fei, Z., Mao, L., Tian, L., Stadler, T., Renner, S.S,, Kamoun, S., Lucas, W.J., Zhang, Z., Huang, S. 2013. A genomic variation map provides insights into the genetic basis of cucumber domestication and diversity. Nature Genetics, 45:1510-1515. Supplementary Material. Faculty of 1000 Evaluation.

Kosugi, S., Natsume, S., Yoshida, K., MacLean, D., Cano, L., Kamoun, S., and Terauchi, R. 2013. Coval: Improving alignment quality and variant calling accuracy for next-generation sequencing data. PLOS ONE, 8:e75402.

Belhaj, K., Chaparro-Garcia, A., Kamoun, S. and Nekrasov, V. 2013. Plant genome editing made easy: targeted mutagenesis in model and crop plants using the CRISPR/Cas system. Plant Methods, 9:39. Request plasmids from Addgene.

Cano, L.M., Raffaele, S., Haugen, R.H., Saunders, D.G.O., Leonelli, L., MacLean, D., Hogenhout, S.A., and Kamoun, S. 2013. Major transcriptome reprogramming underlies floral mimicry induced by the rust fungus Puccinia monoica in Boechera stricta. PLOS ONE, 8:e75293.

Nekrasov, V., Staskawicz, B., Weigel, D., Jones, J.D.G., and Kamoun, S. 2013. Targeted mutagenesis in the model plant Nicotiana benthamiana using Cas9 RNA-guided endonuclease. Nature Biotechnology, 31:691-693. Supplementary Material. Request plasmids from Addgene.

Kamoun, S. 2013. Science on the Med. IS-MPMI Reporter, 2013:2.

Fekih, R., Takagi, H., Tamiru, M., Abe, A., Natsume, S., Yaegashi, H., Sharma, S., Sharma, S., Kanzaki, H., Matsumura, H., Saitoh, H., Mitsuoka, C., Utsushi, H., Uemura, A., Kanzaki, E., Kosugi, S., Yoshida, K., Cano. L., Kamoun, S., and Terauchi, R. 2013. MutMap+: Genetic mapping and mutant identification without crossing in rice. PLOS ONE, 8:e68529.

Rey, T., and Schornack, S. 2013. Interactions of beneficial and detrimental root-colonizing filamentous microbes with plant hosts. Genome Biology, 14:121. [Lab member publication]

Pais, M., Win, J., Yoshida, K., Etherington, G.J., Cano, L.M., Raffaele, S., Banfield, M.J., Jones, A., Kamoun, S., and Saunders, D.G.O. 2013. From pathogen genomes to host plant processes: the power of plant parasitic oomycetes. Genome Biology, 14:211.

Takagi, H., Uemura, A., Yaegashi, H., Tamiru, M., Abe, A., Mitsuoka, C., Utsushi, H., Natsume, S., Kanzaki, H., Matsumura, H., Saitoh, H., Yoshida, K., Cano, L.M., Kamoun, S., Terauchi, R. 2013. MutMap-Gap: whole-genome resequencing of mutant F2 progeny bulk combined with de novo assembly of gap regions identifies the rice blast resistance gene Pii. New Phytologist, 200:276-283.

Banfield, M.J., and Kamoun, S. 2013. Hooked and cooked: A fish killer genome exposed. PLOS Genetics, 9:e1003590.

Xia, S., Cheng, Y.T., Huang, S., Win, J., Soards, A., Jinn, T.L., Jones, J., Kamoun, S., Chen, S., Zhang, Y., Li, X. 2013. Regulation of transcription of NB-LRR-encoding genes SNC1 and RPP4 via H3K4 tri-methylation. Plant Physiology, 162:1694-1705.

Yoshida, K., Schuenemann, V., Cano, C., Pais, P, Mishra, B., Sharma, R., Lanz, C., Martin, F., Kamoun, S., Krause, J., Thines, M., Weigel, D., and Burbano, H. 2013. The rise and fall of the Phytophthora infestans lineage that triggered the Irish potato famine. eLife, 2:e00731. arXiv preprint. Faculty of 1000 Evaluation.

Cantu, D., Segovia, V., Maclean, D., Bayles, R., Chen, X., Kamoun, S., Dubcovsky, J., Saunders, D.G., and Uauy, C. 2013. Genome analyses of the wheat yellow (stripe) rust pathogen Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici reveal polymorphic and haustorial expressed secreted proteins as candidate effectors. BMC Genomics, 14:270.

Sharma, S., Sharma, S., Hirabuchi, A., Yoshida, K., Fujisaki, K., Ito, A., Uemura, A., Terauchi, R., Kamoun, S., Sohn, K.H., Jones, J.D., and Saitoh, H. 2013. Deployment of Burkholderia glumae type III secretion system as an efficient tool for translocating pathogen effectors to monocot cells. Plant Journal, 74:701-712.

MacLean, D., Yoshida, K., Edwards, A., Crossman, L., Clavijo, B., Clark, M., Swarbreck, D., Bashton, M., Chapman, P., Gijzen, M., Caccamo, M., Downie, A., Kamoun, S., and Saunders, D. 2013. Crowdsourcing genomic analyses of ash and ash dieback -- power to the people. GigaScience, 2:2.

Kamoun, S. 2013. Trees and trends. IS-MPMI Reporter, 2013:2.

Takagi, H., Abe, A., Yoshida, K., Kosugi, S., Natsume, S., Mitsuoka, C., Uemura, A., Utsushi, H., Tamiru, M., Takuno, S., Innan, H., Cano, L.M., Kamoun, S., and Terauchi, R. 2013. QTL-seq: Rapid mapping of quantitative trait loci in rice by whole genome resequencing of DNA from two bulked populations. Plant Journal, 74:74-183.


Win, J., Chaparro-Garcia, A., Belhaj, K., Saunders, D.G.O., Yoshida, K., Dong, S., Schornack, S., Zipfel, C., Robatzek, S., Hogenhout, S.A., and Kamoun, S. 2012. Effector Biology of Plant-associated Organisms: Concepts and Perspectives. Cold Spring Harbor Symposium on Quantitative Biology, 77:235-247.

Wang, E., Schornack, S., Marsh, J.F., Gobbato, E., Schwessinger, B., Eastmond, P., Schultze, M., Kamoun, S., and Oldroyd, G.E.D. 2012. A common signaling process that promotes mycorrhizal and oomycete colonization of plants. Current Biology, 22:2242-2246. Commentary.

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.

van Damme, M., Bozkurt, T.O., Cakir, C., Schornack, S., Sklenar, J., Jones, A.E.M., and Kamoun, S. 2012. The Irish potato famine pathogen Phytophthora infestans translocates the CRN8 Kinase into host plant cells. PLoS Pathogens, 8:e1002875. Correction. Nature Reviews Microbiology Highlight.

Saunders, D.G.O., Breen, S., Win, J., Schornack, S., Hein, I., Bozkurt, T.O., Champouret, N., Vleeshouwers, V.G.A.A., Birch, P.R.J., Gilroy, E.M., and Kamoun, S. 2012. Host protein BSL1 associates with Phytophthora infestans RXLR effector AVR2 and the Solanum demissum immune receptor R2 to mediate disease resistance. Plant Cell, 24:3420-3434.

Youle, M., Rohwer, F., Whiteley, M., Steel, B.C., Delalez, N.J., Nord, A.L., Berry, R.M., Armitage, J.P., Kamoun, S., Hogenhout, S., Diggle, S. P., Gurney, J., Pollitt, E. J. G., Boetius, A. and Cary, S. C. 2012. Microbial Olympics. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 10:583-588.

Lamour, K., Mudge, J., Gobena, D., Hurtado-Gonzales, O.P., Schmutz, J., Kuo, A., Miller, N.A., Rice, B.J., Raffaele, S., Cano, L., Bharti, A.K., Donahoo, R.S., Finley, S.L., Huitema, E., Hulvey, J., Platt, D., Salamov, A., Savidor, A., Sharma, R., Stam, R., Storey, D., Thines, M., Win, J., Haas, B., Dinwiddie, D., Jenkins, J., Knight, J., Affourtit, J., Han, C.S., Chertkov, O., Lindquist, E.A., Detter, C., Grigoriev, I.V., Kamoun, S., Kingsmore, S.F. 2012. Genome sequencing and mapping reveal loss of heterozygosity as a mechanism for rapid adaptation in the vegetable pathogen Phytophthora capsici. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 25:1350-1360.

Kamoun, S., and Ward, E. 2012. Next-generation disease resistance breeding: Crop plants with DNA deletions are not GMOs. Biofortified. [Blog post]

Kamoun, S. 2012. Genomics of emerging plant pathogens: too little, too late. Microbiology Today, 39:140.

Saitoh, H., Fujisawa, S., Mitsuoka, C., Ito, A., Hirabuchi, A., Ikeda, K., Irieda, H., Yoshino, K., Yoshida, K., Matsumura, H., Tosa, Y., Win, J., Kamoun, S., Takano, Y., and Terauchi, R. 2012. Large-scale gene disruption in Magnaporthe oryzae identifies MC69, a secreted protein required for infection by monocot and dicot fungal pathogens. PLoS Pathogens, 8:e1002711.

Raffaele, S., and Kamoun, S. 2012. Genome evolution in filamentous plant pathogens: why bigger can be better. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 10:417-430.

Bozkurt, T.O., Schornack, S., Banfield, M.J., and Kamoun, S. 2012. Oomycetes, effectors, and all that jazz. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 15:483-492. Supplementary Material.

Rietman, H., Bijsterbosch, G., Cano, L.M., Lee, H.-R., Vossen, J.H., Jacobsen, E., Visser, R.G.F., Kamoun, S., and Vleeshouwers, V.G.A.A. 2012. Qualitative and quantitative late blight resistance in the potato cultivar Sarpo Mira is determined by the perception of five distinct RXLR effectors. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 25:910-919.

Abe, A., Kosugi, S., Yoshida, K., Natsume, S., Takagi, H., Kanzaki, H., Matsumura, H., Yoshida, K., Mitsuoka, C., Tamiru, M., Innan, H., Cano, L., Kamoun, S., and Terauchi, R. 2012. Genome sequencing reveals agronomically important loci in rice using MutMap. Nature Biotechnology, 30:174-178. Faculty of 1000 Evaluation.

Win, J., Krasileva, K.V., Kamoun, S., Shirasu, K., Staskawicz, B.J., and Banfield, M.J. 2012. Sequence divergent RXLR effectors share a structural fold conserved across plant pathogenic oomycete species. PLoS Pathogens, 8:e1002400.

Lu, Y.-J., Schornack, S., Spallek, T., Geldner, N., Chory, J., Schellmann, S., Schumacher, K., Kamoun, S., and Robatzek, S. 2012. Patterns of plant subcellular responses to successful oomycete infections reveal differences in host cell reprogramming and endocytic trafficking. Cellular Microbiology, 14:682-697. Supplementary Material.

MacLean, D., and Kamoun, S. 2012. Big data in small places. Nature Biotechnology, 30:33-34.

Saunders, D.G.O., Win, J., Cano, L.M., Szabo, L.J., Kamoun, S., and Raffaele, S. 2012. Using hierarchical clustering of secreted protein families to classify and rank candidate effectors of rust fungi. PLoS ONE, 6:e16608. Faculty of 1000 Evaluation.


Bozkurt, T.O., Schornack, S., Win, J., Shindo, T., Ilyas, M., Oliva, R., Cano, L.M., Jones, A.M.E., Huitema, E., van der Hoorn, R.A.L., and Kamoun, S. 2011. Phytophthora infestans effector AVRblb2 prevents secretion of a plant immune protease at the haustorial interface. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 108:20832-20837.

Yaeno, T., Li, H., Chaparro-Garcia, A., Schornack, S., Koshiba, S., Watanabe, S., Kigawa, T., Kamoun, S., and Shirasu, K. 2011. Phosphatidylinositol monophosphate-binding interface in the oomycete RXLR effector AVR3a is required for its stability in host cells to modulate plant immunity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 108:14682-14687. Commentary.

Boutemy, L.S., King, S.R.F., Win, J., Hughes, R.K., Clarke, T.A., Blumenschein, T.M.A., Kamoun, S., and Banfield, M.J. 2011. Structures of Phytophthora RXLR effector proteins: a conserved but adaptable fold underpins functional diversity. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 41:35834-35842. Supplementary Material.

Vleeshouwers, V.G.A.A., Raffaele, R., Vossen, J., Champouret, N., Oliva, R., Segretin, M.E., Rietman, H., Cano, L.M., Lokossou, A., Kessel, G., Pel, M.A., and Kamoun, S. 2011. Understanding and exploiting late blight resistance in the age of effectors. Annual Reviews of Phytopathology, 49:507-531.

Win, J., Kamoun, S., and Jones, A.M. 2011. Purification of effector-target protein complexes via transient expression in Nicotiana benthamiana. In "Plant Immunity: Methods and Protocols", J.M. McDowell, ed. Methods in Molecular Biology, 712:181-194.

Huitema, E., Smoker, M., and Kamoun S. 2011. A straightforward protocol for electro-transformation of Phytophthora capsici zoospores. In "Plant Immunity: Methods and Protocols", J.M. McDowell, ed. Methods in Molecular Biology, 712:129-135.

Gilroy, E.M., Breen, S., Whisson, S.C., Squires, J., Hein, I., Kaczmarek, M., Turnbull, D., Boevink, P.C., Lokossou, A., Cano, L.M., Morales, J., Avrova, A.O., Pritchard, L., Randall, E., Lees, A., Govers, F., van West, P., Kamoun, S., Vleeshouwers, V.G.A.A., Cooke, D.E.L. and Birch, P.R.J. 2011. Presence/absence, differential expression and sequence polymorphisms between PiAVR2 and PiAVR2-like in Phytophthora infestans determine virulence on R2 plants. New Phytologist, 191:763-776. Supplementary Material

Chaparro-Garcia, A., Wilkinson, R.C., Gimenez-Ibanez, S., Findlay, K., Coffey, M.D., Zipfel, C., Rathjen, J.P., Kamoun, S., and Schornack, S. 2011. The receptor-like kinase SERK3/BAK1 is required for basal resistance against the late blight pathogen Phytophthora infestans in Nicotiana benthamiana. PLoS One, 6:e16608.

Tian, M., Win, J., Savory, E., Burkhardt, A., Held, M., Brandizzi, F., Day, B. 2011. 454 genome sequencing of Pseudoperonospora cubensis reveals effector proteins with a putative QXLR translocation motif. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 24:543-553. [Lab member publication]


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. Supplementary Material. SNP list. Genome annotations. Faculty of 1000 Evaluation.

Baxter, L., Tripathy, S., Ishaque, N., Boot, N., Cabral, A., Kemen, E., Thines, M., Ah-Fong, A., Anderson, R., Badejoko, W., Bittner-Eddy, P., Boore, J.L., Chibucos, M.C., Coates, M., Dehal, P., Delehaunty, K., Dong, S., Downton, P., Dumas, B., Fabro, G., Fronick, C., Fuerstenberg, S.I., Fulton, L., Gaulin, E., Govers, F., Hughes, L., Humphray, S., Jiang, R.H.Y., Judelson, H., Kamoun, S., Kyung, K., Meijer, H., Minx, P., Morris, P., Nelson, J., Phuntumart, V., Qutob, D., Rehmany, A., Rougon-Cardoso, A., Ryden, P., Torto-Alalibo, T., Studholme, D., Wang, Y., Win, J., Wood, J., Clifton, S.W., Rogers, J., Van den Ackerveken, G., Jones, J.D.G., McDowell, J.M., Beynon, J., and Tyler, B.M. 2010. Signatures of adaptation to obligate biotrophy in the Hyaloperonospora arabidopsidis genome. Science, 330:1549-1551. Supplementary Material.

Raffaele, S., Win, J., Cano, L.M., Kamoun, S. 2010. Analyses of genome architecture and gene expression reveal novel candidate virulence factors in the secretome of Phytophthora infestans. BMC Genomics, 11:637.

Bos, J.I.B., Prince, D., Pitino, M., Maffei, M.E., Win, J., and Hogenhout, S.A. 2010. A functional genomics approach identifies candidate effectors from the aphid species Myzus persicae (green peach aphid). PLoS Genetics, 6:e1001216. [Lab member publication]

Kaschani, F., Shabab, M., Bozkurt, T., Shindo, T., Schornack, S., Gu, C., Ilyas, M., Win, J., Kamoun, S., van der Hoorn, R.A. 2010. An effector-targeted protease contributes to defense against Phytophthora infestans and is under diversifying selection in natural hosts. Plant Physiology, 154:1794-1804. Supplementary Material

Schornack, S., van Damme, M., Bozkurt, T.O., Cano, L.M., Smoker, M., Thines, M., Gaulin, E., Kamoun S., and Huitema, E. 2010. Ancient class of translocated oomycete effectors targets the host nucleus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 107:17421-17426. Supplementary Material

Oh, S.-K., Kamoun S., and Choi, D. 2010. Oomycete RXLR effectors function as both activator and suppressor of plant immunity. Plant Pathology Journal, 26:209-215.

Romer, P., Recht, S., Strauss, T., Elsaesser, J., Schornack, S., Boch, J., Wang, S., Lahaye, T. 2010. Promoter elements of rice susceptibility genes are bound and activated by specific TAL effectors from the bacterial blight pathogen, Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae. New Phytologist, 187:1048-1057. [Lab member publication]

Levesque, C.A., Brouwer, H., Cano, L., Hamilton, J.P., Holt, C., Huitema, E., Raffaele, S., Robideau, G.P., Thines, M., Win, J., Zerillo, M.M., Beakes, G.W., Boore, J.L., Busam, D., Dumas, B., Ferriera, S., Fuerstenberg, S.I., Gachon, C.M., Gaulin, E., Govers, F., Grenville-Briggs, L., Horner, N., Hostetler, J., Jiang, R.H., Johnson, J., Krajaejun, T., Lin, H., Meijer, H.J., Moore, B., Morris, P., Phuntmart, V., Puiu, D., Shetty, J., Stajich, J.E., Tripathy, S., Wawra, S., van West, P., Whitty, B.R., Coutinho, P.M., Henrissat, B., Martin, F., Thomas, P.D., Tyler, B.M., De Vries, R.P., Kamoun, S., Yandell, M., Tisserat, N., Buell, C.R. 2010. Genome sequence of the necrotrophic plant pathogen, Pythium ultimum, reveals original pathogenicity mechanisms and effector repertoire. Genome Biology, 11:R73.

Studholme, D.J., Kemen, E., MacLean, D., Schornack, S., Aritua, V., Thwaites, R., Grant, M., Smith, J., Jones, J.D. 2010. Genome-wide sequencing data reveals virulence factors implicated in banana Xanthomonas wilt. FEMS Microbiol Letters, 310:182-192. [Lab member publication]

Bogdanove, A.J., Schornack, S., Lahaye, T. 2010. TAL effectors: finding plant genes for disease and defense. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 13:394-401. [Lab member publication]

Bos, J.I.B., Armstrong, M.R., Gilroy, E.M., Boevink, P.C., Hein, I., Taylor, R.M., Zhendong, T., Engelhardt, S., Vetukuri, R.R., Harrower, B., Dixelius, C., Bryan, G., Sadanandom, A., Whisson, S.C., Kamoun, S., and Birch, P.R.J. 2010. Phytophthora infestans effector AVR3a is essential for virulence and manipulates plant immunity by stabilizing host E3 ligase CMPG1. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 107:9909-14. Supplementary Material

Thines, M., and Kamoun, S. 2010. Oomycete-plant coevolution: recent advances and future prospects. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 13:427-433.

Oliva, R., Win, J., Raffaele, S., Boutemy, L., Bozkurt, T.O., Chaparro-Garcia, A., Segretin, M.E., Stam, R., Schornack, S., Cano, L.M., van Damme, M., Huitema, E., Thines, M., Banfield, M.J., and Kamoun, S. 2010. Recent developments in effector biology of filamentous plant pathogens. Cellular Microbiology, 12:705-715. Corrigendum

Green, S., Studholme, D.J., Laue, B.E., Dorati, F., Lovell, H., Arnold, D., Cottrell, J.E., Bridgett, S., Blaxter, M., Huitema, E., Thwaites, R., Sharp, P.M., Jackson, R.W., and Kamoun, S. 2010. Comparative genome analysis provides insights into the evolution and adaptation of Pseudomonas syringae pv. aesculi on Aesculus hippocastanum. PLoS ONE, 5:e10224. Supplementary Material

Lebrun, M.H. and Kamoun, S. 2010. Effectors, effectors et toujours des effectors. New Phytologist, 186:290-292.


Schornack, S., Huitema, E., Cano, L.M., Bozkurt, T.O., Oliva, R., van Damme, M., Schwizer, S., Raffaele, S., Chaparro-Garcia, A., Farrer, R., Segretin, M.E., Bos, J., Haas, B.J., Zody, M.C., Nusbaum, C., Win, J., Thines, M., and Kamoun, S. 2009. Ten things to know about oomycete effectors. Molecular Plant Pathology, 10:795-803.

Oh, S.-K., Young, C., Lee, M., Oliva, R., Bozkurt, T., Cano, L.M., Win, J., Bos, J.I.B., Liu, H.,-Y., van Damme, M., Morgan, W., Choi, D., van der Vossen, E.A.G., Vleeshouwers, V., and Kamoun, S. 2009. In planta expression screens of Phytophthora infestans RXLR effectors reveal diverse phenotypes, including activation of the Solanum bulbocastanum disease resistance protein Rpi-blb2. Plant Cell, 21:2028-2947. Supplementary Material

Haas, B.J., Kamoun, S., Zody, M.C., Jiang, R.H.Y., Handsaker, R.E., Cano, L.M., Grabherr, M., Kodira, C.D., Raffaele, S., Torto-Alalibo, T., Bozkurt, T.O., Ah-Fong, A.M.V., Alvarado, L., Anderson, V.L., Armstrong, M.R., Avrova, A., Baxter, L., Beynon, J., Boevink, P.C., Bollmann, S.R., Bos, J.I.B., Bulone, V., Cai, G., Cakir, C., Carrington, J.C., Chawner, M., Conti, L., Costanzo, S., Ewan, R., Fahlgren, N., Fischbach, M.A., Fugelstad, J., Gilroy, E.M., Gnerre, S., Green, P.J., Grenville-Briggs, L.J., Griffith, J., Grunwald, N.J., Horn, K., Horner, N.R., Hu, C.-H., Huitema, E., Jeong, D.-H., Jones, A.M.E., Jones, J.D.G., Jones, R.W., Karlsson, E.K., Kunjeti, S.G., Lamour, K., Liu, Z., Ma, L., MacLean, D., Chibucos, M.C., McDonald, H., McWalters, J., Meijer, H.J.G., Morgan, W., Morris, P.F., Munro, C.A., O'Neill, K., Ospina-Giraldo, M., Pinzon, A., Pritchard, L., Ramsahoye, B., Ren, Q., Restrepo, S., Roy, S., Sadanandom, A., Savidor, A., Schornack, S., Schwartz, D.C., Schumann, U.D., Schwessinger, B., Seyer, L., Sharpe, T., Silvar, C., Song, J., Studholme, D.J., Sykes, S., Thines, M., van de Vondervoort, P.J.I., Phuntumart, V., Wawra, S., Weide, R., Win, J., Young, C., Zhou, S., Fry, W., Meyers, B.C., van West, P., Ristaino, J., Govers, F., Birch, P.R.J., Whisson, S.C., Judelson, H.S., and Nusbaum, C. 2009. Genome sequence and analysis of the Irish potato famine pathogen Phytophthora infestans. Nature 461:393-398. Supplementary Material. Repeats gff file. Faculty of 1000 Evaluation. Effector secretome dataset

Schornack, S., Fuchs, R., Huitema, E., Rothbauer, U., Lipka, V., and Kamoun, S. 2009. Protein mislocalization in plant cells using a GFP-binding chromobody. Plant Journal, 60:744-754. Supplementary Material

Jagdale, G.B., Kamoun, S., and Grewal, P.S. 2009. Entomopathogenic nematodes induce components of systemic resistance in plants: Biochemical and molecular evidence. Biological Control, 51:102-109.

Yoshida, K., Saitoh, H., Fujisawa, S., Kanzaki, H., Matsumura, H., Yoshida, K., Tosa, Y., Chuma, I., Takano, Y., Win, J., Kamoun, S., and Terauchi, R. 2009. Association genetics reveals three novel avirulence genes from the rice blast fungal pathogen Magnaporthe oryzae. Plant Cell, 21:1573-1591. Supplementary Material

Kawamura, Y., Hase, S., Takenaka, S., Kanayama, Y., Yoshioka, H., Kamoun, S., Takahashi, H. 2009. INF1 elicitin activates jasmonic acid- and ethylene-mediated signalling pathways and induces resistance to bacterial wilt disease in tomato. Journal of Phytopathology, 157:287-297.

Kamoun, S. 2009. The secretome of plant-associated fungi and oomycetes. In 'Plant Relationships, 2nd Edition, The Mycota V' H. Deising (Ed.), Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

Birch, P.R.J., Armstrong, M., Bos, J., Boevink, P., Gilroy, E.M., Taylor, R.M., Wawra, S., Pritchard, L., Conti, L., Ewan, R., Whisson, S.C., van West, P., Sadanandom, A., and Kamoun, S. 2009. Towards understanding the virulence functions of RXLR effectors of the oomycete plant pathogen Phytophthora infestans. Journal of Experimental Botany, 60:1133-1140.

Bos, J..I.B., Chaparro-Garcia, A., Quesada-Ocampo, L.M., McSpadden-Gardener, B.B., and Kamoun, S. 2009. Distinct amino acids of the Phytophthora infestans effector AVR3a condition activation of R3a hypersensitivity and suppression of cell death. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 22:269-281. Supplementary Material

Song, J., Win, J., Tian, M., Schornack, S., Kaschani, F., Ilyas, M., van der Hoorn, R.A.L., and Kamoun, S. 2009. Two effectors secreted by unrelated eukaryotic plant pathogens target the tomato defense protease Rcr3. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 106:1654-1659. Supplementary Material

Hogenhout, S.A., Van der Hoorn, R.A.L., Terauchi, R., and Kamoun, S. 2009. Emerging concepts in effector biology of plant-associated organisms. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 22:115-122. Fast Breaking Paper.

Bai, X., Correa, V.R., Toruno, T.Y., Ammar, E.-D., Kamoun, S., and Hogenhout, S.A. 2009. AY-WB phytoplasma secretes a protein that targets plant cell nuclei. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 22:18-30. Supplementary Material


Cheung, F., Win, J., Lang, J.M., Hamilton, J., Vuong, H., Leach, J.E., Kamoun, S., Levesque, C.A., Tisserat, N., and Buell, C.R. 2008. Analysis of the Pythium ultimum transcriptome using Sanger and Pyrosequencing approaches. BMC Genomics, 9:542.

van der Hoorn, R.A.L. and Kamoun, S. 2008. From guard to decoy: a new model for perception of plant pathogen effectors. Plant Cell, 20:2009-2017.

Kanzaki, H., Saitoh, H., Takahashi, Y., Berberich, T., Ito, A., Kamoun, S., Terauchi, R. 2008. NbLRK1, a lectin-like receptor kinase protein of Nicotiana benthamiana, interacts with Phytophthora infestans INF1 elicitin and mediates INF1-induced cell death. Planta, 228:977-987.

Vleeshouwers, V.G.A.A., Rietman, H., Krenek, P., Champouret, N., Young, C., Oh, S.-K., Wang, M., Bouwmeester, K., Vosman, B., Visser, R.G.F., Jacobsen, E., Gover, F., Kamoun, S., and van der Vossen, E.A.G. 2008. Effector genomics accelerates discovery and functional profiling of potato disease resistance and Phytophthora infestans avirulence genes. PLoS ONE, 3:e2875. Supplementary Material

Grant, M., and Kamoun, S. 2008. Common threads amid diversity. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 11:357-359.

Shabab, M., Shindo, T., Gu, C., Kaschani, F., Pansuriya, T., Chintha, R., Harzen, A., Colby, T., Kamoun, S., and van der Hoorn, R.A.L. 2008. Fungal effector protein AVR2 targets diversifying defense-related Cys proteases of tomato. Plant Cell, 20:1169-1183. Supplementary Material

Damasceno, C.M.B., Bishop, J.G., Ripoll, R.D., Win, J., Kamoun, S., and Rose, J.K.C. 2008. Structure of the glucanase inhibitor protein (GIP) family from Phytophthora species suggests coevolution with plant endo-beta-1,3-glucanases. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 21:820-830. Supplementary Material.

Judelson, H.S., Ah-Fong, A.M., Aux, G., Avrova, A.O., Bruce, C., Cakir, C., da Cunha, L., Grenville-Briggs, L., Latijnhouwers, M., Ligterink, W., Meijer, H.J., Roberts, S., Thurber, C.S., Whisson, S.C., Birch, P.R., Govers, F., Kamoun, S., van West, P., Windass, J. 2008. Gene expression profiling during asexual development of the late blight pathogen Phytophthora infestans reveals a highly dynamic transcriptome. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 21:433-447.

Oh, S.-K., Baek, K.-H., Park, J.M., Yi, S.Y., Yu, S.H., Kamoun, S., and Choi, D. 2008. Capsicum annuum WRKY protein CaWRKY1 is a negative regulator of pathogen defense. New Phytologist, 177:977-989.

Morgan, W., Bos, J., Bruce, C., Lee, M., Liu, H.-Y., Oh, S.-K., Song, J., Win, J., Young, C., and Kamoun, S. 2008. Structure and function of RXLR effectors of plant pathogenic oomycetes. In "Genomics of Disease", J.P. Gustafson, ed. Springer.


Coemans, B., Takahashi, Y., Berberich, T., Ito, A., Kanzaki, H., Matsumura, H., Saitoh, H., Tsuda, S., Kamoun, K., Sagi, L., Swennen, R., and Terauchi, R. 2007. High-throughput in planta expression screening identifies an ADP-ribosylation factor (ARF1) that is involved in non-host resistance and R gene mediated resistance. Molecular Plant Pathology, 9:25-36.

Morgan, W., and Kamoun, S. 2007. RXLR effectors of plant pathogenic oomycetes. Current Opinion in Microbiology, 10:332-338.

Win, J., Morgan, W., Bos, J., Krasileva, K.V., Cano, L.M., Chaparro-Garcia, A., Ammar, R., Staskawicz, B.J., and Kamoun, S. 2007. Adaptive evolution has targeted the C-terminal domain of the RXLR effectors of plant pathogenic oomycetes. Plant Cell, 19:2349-2369. Supplementary Material. Addendum.

Kamoun, S. 2007. Groovy times: filamentous pathogen effectors revealed. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 10:358-365. Supplementary Material. iTunes iMix companion playlist.

Lamour, K, Win, J., and Kamoun, S. 2007. Oomycete genomics: new insights and future directions. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 274:1-8.

Kamoun, S, and Goodwin, S.B.. 2007. Fungal and oomycete genes galore. New Phytologist, 173:713-717.

Alfano, G., Lewis Ivey, M.L., Cakir, C., Bos, J.I.B., Miller, S.A., Madden, L.V., Kamoun, S., and Hoitink, H.A.J. 2007. Systemic modulation of gene expression in tomato by Trichoderma hamatum 382. Phytopathology, 97:429-437.

Kanneganti, T. -D., Bai, X., Tsai, C.-W., Win, J., Meulia, T., Goodin, M., Kamoun, S., and Hogenhout, S.A. 2007. A functional genetic assay for nuclear trafficking in plants. Plant Journal, 50:149-158.

Takahashi, Y., Bin Nasir, K. H., Ito, A., Kanzaki, H., Matsumura, H., Saitoh, H., Fujisawa, S., Kamoun, S., and Terauchi, R. 2007. A high-throughput screen of cell-death-inducing factors in Nicotiana benthamiana identifies a novel MAPKK that mediates INF1-induced cell death signaling and nonhost resistance to Pseudomonas cichorii. Plant Journal, 49:1030-1040. Addendum.

Tian, M., Win, J., Song, J., van der Hoorn, R., van der Knaap, E., and Kamoun, S. 2007. A Phytophthora infestans cystatin-like protein targets a novel tomato papain-like apoplastic protease. Plant Physiology, 143:364-377. Supplementary Material.

Kanneganti, T.-D., Huitema, E., and Kamoun, S. 2007. In planta expression of fungal and oomycete effectors. In 'Plant-Pathogen Interactions' P. Ronald, ed. Humana Press, 35-43


Haldar, K., Kamoun, S., Hiller, L. N., Bhattacharjee, S., and and van Ooij, C. 2006. Common infection strategies of pathogenic eukaryotes. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 4:922-931.

Tyler, B.M., Tripathy, S., Zhang, X., Dehal, P., Jiang, R.H., Aerts, A., Arredondo, F.D., Baxter, L., Bensasson, D., Beynon, J.L., Chapman, J., Damasceno, C.M., Dorrance, A.E., Dou, D., Dickerman, A.W., Dubchak, I.L., Garbelotto, M., Gijzen, M., Gordon, S.G., Govers, F., Grunwald, N.J., Huang, W., Ivors, K.L., Jones, R.W., Kamoun, S., Krampis, K., Lamour, K.H., Lee, M.K., McDonald, W.H., Medina, M., Meijer, H.J., Nordberg, E.K., Maclean, D.J., Ospina-Giraldo, M.D., Morris, P.F., Phuntumart, V., Putnam, N.H., Rash, S., Rose, J.K., Sakihama, Y., Salamov, A.A., Savidor, A., Scheuring, C.F., Smith, B.M., Sobral, B.W., Terry, A., Torto-Alalibo, T.A., Win, J., Xu, Z., Zhang, H., Grigoriev, I.V., Rokhsar, D.S., Boore, J.L. 2006. Phytophthora genome sequences uncover evolutionary origins and mechanisms of pathogenesis. Science, 313:1261-1266. Supplementary Material.

Vleeshouwers, V.G.A.A., Driesprong, J.-D., Kamphuis, L.G., Torto-Alalibo, T., van't Slot, K.A.E., Govers, F., Visser, R.G.F., Jacobsen, E., and Kamoun, S. 2006. Agroinfection-based high throughput screening reveals specific recognition of INF elicitins in Solanum. Molecular Plant Pathology, 7:499-510.

Bos, J..I.B., Kanneganti, T. -D., Young, C., Cakir, C., Huitema, E., Win, J., Armstrong, M., Birch, P.R.J., and Kamoun, S. 2006. The C-terminal half of Phytophthora infestans RXLR effector AVR3a is sufficient to trigger R3a-mediated hypersensitivity and suppress INF1-induced cell death in Nicotiana benthamiana. Plant Journal, 48:165-176. Supplementary Material.

Pons, J., Barraclough, T. G., Gomez-Zurita, J., Cardoso, A., Duran, D. P., Hazell, S., Kamoun, S., Sumlin, W. D., Vogler, A. P. 2006. Sequence-based species delimitation for the DNA taxonomy of undescribed insects. Systematic Biology, 55:595-609.

Kanneganti, T. -D., Huitema, E., Cakir, C., and Kamoun, S. 2006. Synergistic interactions of the plant cell death pathways induced by Phytophthora infestans Nep1-like protein PiNPP1.1 and INF1 elicitin. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 19:854-863. Supplementary Material.

Gaulin, E., Drame, N., Lafitte, C., Torto-Alalibo, T., Martinez, Y., Ameline-Torregrosa, C., Khatib, M., Mazarguil, H., Villalba-Mateos, F., Kamoun, S., Mazars, C., Dumas, B., Bottin, A., Esquerre-Tugaye, M.T., and Rickauer, M. 2006. Cellulose-binding domains of a Phytophthora cell wall protein are novel pathogen-associated molecular patterns. Plant Cell, 18:1766-1777.

Bhattacharjee, S., Hiller, L. N., Liolios, K., Win, J., Kanneganti, T. -D., Young, C., Kamoun, S., and Haldar, K. 2006. The malarial host-targeting signal is conserved in the Irish potato famine pathogen. PLoS Pathogens, 2:e50. Faculty of 1000 Evaluation.

Kamoun, S. 2006. A catalogue of the effector secretome of plant pathogenic oomycetes. Annual Review of Phytopathology, 44: 41-60.

Birch, P. R. J., Rehmany, A. P., Pritchard, L., Kamoun, S., and Beynon, J. L. 2006. Trafficking arms: oomycete effectors enter host plant cells. Trends in Microbiology, 14:8-11.

Win, J., Kanneganti, T. -D., Torto-Alalibo, T., and Kamoun, S. 2006. Computational and comparative analyses of 150 full-length cDNA sequences from the oomycete plant pathogen Phytophthora infestans. Fungal Genetics and Biology, 43:20-33. GenBank accessions.

Gajendran K, Gonzales MD, Farmer A, Archuleta E, Win J, Waugh ME, Kamoun S. 2006. Phytophthora functional genomics database (PFGD): functional genomics of Phytophthora-plant interactions. Nucleic Acids Research, 34:D465-470.


Tian, M. and Kamoun, S. 2005. A two disulfide bridge Kazal domain from Phytophthora exhibits stable inhibitory activity against serine proteases of the subtilisin family. BMC Biochemistry, 6:15.

Torto-Alalibo, T., Tian, M., Gajendran, K., Waugh, M. E., van West, P., and Kamoun, S. 2005. Expressed sequence tags from the oomycete fish pathogen Saprolegnia parasitica reveal putative virulence factors. BMC Microbiology, 5:46.

Bin Nasir, K. H., Takahashi, Y., Ito, A., Saitoh, H., Matsumura, H., Kanzaki, H., Shimizu, T., Ito, M., Fujisawa, S., Sharma, P. C., Ohme-Takagi, M., Kamoun, S., and Terauchi, R. 2005. High-throughput in planta expression screening identifies a class II ethylene responsive element binding factor-like protein that regulates plant cell death and nonhost resistance. Plant Journal, 43:491-505.

Tian, M., Benedetti, B., and Kamoun, S. 2005. A second Kazal-like protease inhibitor from Phytophthora infestans inhibits and interacts with the apoplastic pathogenesis-related protease P69B of tomato. Plant Physiology, 138:1785-93.

Kim, K. J. , Eom, S. H., Lee, S. P., Jung, H. S., Kamoun, S., Lee, Y. S. 2005. A genetic marker associated with the A1 mating type locus in Phytophthora infestans. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 15:502-509.

Armstrong, M.R., Whisson, S.C., Pritchard, L., Bos, J.I.B., Venter, E., Avrova, A.O., Rehmany, A.P., Bohme, U., Brooks, K., Cherevach, I., Hamlin, N., White, B., Fraser, A., Lord, A., Quail, M.A., Churcher, C., Hall, N., Berriman, M., Huang, S., Kamoun, S., Beynon, J.L., and Birch, P.R.J. 2005. An ancestral oomycete locus contains late blight avirulence gene Avr3a, encoding a protein that is recognized in the host cytoplasm. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 102:7766-7771. Supplementary Material.

Rehmany, A. P., Gordon, A., Rose, L.E., Allen, R.L., Armstrong, M.R., Whisson, S.C., Kamoun, S., Tyler, B.M., Birch, P.R.J., and Beynon, J.L. 2005. Differential recognition of highly divergent downy mildew avirulence gene alleles by RPP1 genes from two Arabidopsis lines. Plant Cell, 17:1839-1850.

Kamoun, S., and Smart, C.D. 2005. Late blight of potato and tomato in the genomics era. Plant Disease, 89:692-699.

Saint-Jean, S., Testa, A., Kamoun, S., and Madden, L.V. 2005. Use of a green fluorescent protein marker for studying splash dispersal of sporangia of Phytophthora infestans. European Journal of Plant Pathology, 112:391-394.

Huitema, E., Vleeshouwers, V.G.A.A., Cakir, C., Kamoun, S., and Govers, F. 2005. Differences in intensity and specificity of hypersensitive response induction in Nicotiana spp. by INF1, INF2A and INF2B of Phytophthora infestans. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 18:183-193.

Randall, T.A., Dwyer, R.A., Huitema, E., Beyer, K., Cvitanich, C., Kelkar, H., Ah Fong, A.M.V., Gates, K., Roberts, S., Yatzkan, E., Gaffney, T., Law, M., Testa, A., Torto-Alalibo, T., Zhang, M., Zheng, L., Mueller, E., Windass, J., Binder, A., Birch, P.R.J., Gisi, U., Govers, F., Gow, N.A., Mauch, F., van West, P., Waugh, M.E., Yu, J., Boller, T., Kamoun, S., Lam, S.T., and Judelson, H.S. 2005. Large-scale gene discovery in the oomycete Phytophthora infestans reveals likely components of phytopathogenicity shared with true fungi. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 18:229-243.

Liu, Z., Bos, J.I.B., Armstrong, M., Whisson, S.C., da Cunha, L., Torto-Alalibo, T., Win, J., Avrova, A.O., Wright, F., Birch P.R.J., and Kamoun, S. 2005. Patterns of diversifying selection in the phytotoxin-like scr74 gene family of Phytophthora infestans. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 22:659-672. Supplementary Material. GenBank accessions.


Kamoun, S. 2004. Foreword. In 'Fungal Disease Resistance in Plants: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Genetic Engineering' Z.K. Punja, ed. Haworth Press, xvii-xviii.

Yang, W., Bai, X., Kabelka, E., Eaton, C., Kamoun, S., van der Knaap, E., and Francis, D. 2004. Discovery of single nucleotide polymorphisms in Lycopersicon esculentum by computer aided analysis of expressed sequence tags. Molecular Breeding, 14:21-34.

Tian, M., Huitema, E., da Cunha, L., Torto-Alalibo, T., and Kamoun, S. 2004. A Kazal-like extracellular serine protease inhibitor from Phytophthora infestans targets the tomato pathogenesis-related protease P69B. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 279:26370-26377. GenBank accessions.

Huitema, E., Bos, J.I.B., Tian, M., Win, J., Waugh, M.E., and Kamoun, S. 2004. Linking sequence to phenotype in Phytophthora-plant interactions. Trends in Microbiology, 12:193-200.

Kamoun, S. 2004. Pet breeding has a long and colourful history. Nature, 427:485.


Matsumura, H., Reich, S., Ito, A., Saitoh, H., Kamoun, S., Winter, P., Kahl, G., Reuter, M., Kruger, D. H., and Terauchi, R. 2003. Gene expression analysis of plant host-pathogen interactions by SuperSAGE. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 100:15718-15723.

Huitema, E., Vleeshouwers, V. G. A. A., Francis, D. M., and Kamoun, S. 2003. Active defence responses associated with non-host resistance of Arabidopsis thaliana to the oomycete pathogen Phytophthora infestans. Molecular Plant Pathology, 4:487-500.

Kanzaki, H., Saitoh, H., Ito, A., Fujisawa, S., Kamoun, S., Katou, S., Yoshioka, Y., and Terauchi, R. 2003. Cytosolic HSP90 and HSP70 are essential components of INF1-mediated hypersensitive response and non-host resistance to Pseudomonas cichorii in Nicotiana benthamiana. Molecular Plant Pathology, 4:383-391.

Sharma, P. C., Ito, A., Shimizu, T., Terauchi, R., Kamoun, S., and Saitoh, H. 2003. Virus-induced silencing of WIPK and SIPK genes in Nicotiana benthamiana cause reduced resistance against an incompatible bacterial pathogen but no effect on HR triggered by INF1. Molecular Genetics and Genomics, 269:583-591.

Torto, T., Li, S., Styer, A., Huitema, E., Testa, A., Gow, N.A.R., van West, P., and Kamoun, S. 2003. EST mining and functional expression assays identify extracellular effector proteins from the plant pathogen Phytophthora. Genome Research, 13:1675-1685. Supplementary Information. GenBank accessions.

Huitema, E., Torto, T.A., Styer, A., and Kamoun, S. 2003. Combined ESTs from plant-microbe interactions: Using GC counting to determine the species of origin. In "Plant Functional Genomics: Methods and Protocols" E. Grotewold, ed. Humana Press, 79-83. Supplementary Information

Bos, J. I. B., Armstrong, M., Whisson, S. C., Torto, T., Ochwo, M., Birch, P. R. J., and Kamoun, S. 2003. Intraspecific comparative genomics to identify avirulence genes from Phytophthora. New Phytologist, 159:63-72.

Lee, S.A., Wormsley, S., Kamoun, S., Joiner, K., and Wong, B. 2003. An analysis of the Candida albicans genome database for soluble secreted proteins using computer-based prediction algorithms. Yeast, 20:595-610. Supplementary Information

Kamoun, S. 2003. Molecular genetics of pathogenic oomycetes. Eukaryotic Cell, 2:191-199.

Qutob, D., Huitema, E., Gijzen, M., and Kamoun, S. 2003. Variation in structure and activity among elicitins from Phytophthora sojae. Molecular Plant Pathology, 4:119-124. GenBank accessions.

Kamoun, S., Hamada, W., and Huitema, E. 2003. Agrosuppression: A bioassay for the hypersensitive response suited to high-throughput screening. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 16:7-13.


Ochwo, M.K.N., Kamoun, S., Adipala, E. , Rubaihayo, P.R., Lamour, K., Olanya, M. 2002. Genetic Diversity of Phytophthora infestans (Mont.) de Bary in the Eastern and Western Highlands of Uganda. Journal of Phytopathology, 150:541-542.

Qutob, D., Kamoun, S., and Gijzen, M. 2002. Expression of a Phytophthora sojae necrosis inducing protein occurs during transition from biotrophy to necrotrophy. Plant Journal, 32:361-373. GenBank accessions.

Kamoun, S. 2002. Basic biology: What makes Phytophthora infestans a pathogen?. In "Late Blight: Managing the Global Threat. Proceedings of the Global Initiative on late Blight Conference, Hamburg, Germany, 11-13 July 2002" C. Lizarraga, ed. The International Potato Center, Lima, Peru, pp. 11-12.

Kamoun, S., Dong, S., Hamada, W., Huitema, E., Kinney, D., Morgan, W.R., Styer, A., Testa, A., and Torto, T. 2002. From sequence to phenotype: Functional genomics of Phytophthora. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, 24:6-9.

Torto, T.A., Rauser, L., Kamoun, S. 2002. The pipg1 gene of the oomycete Phytophthora infestans encodes a fungal-like endopolygalacturonase. Current Genetics, 40:385-390. GenBank accessions. The original publication is available on LINK.


Vleeshouwers, V.G.A.A., Martens, A., van Dooijeweert, Colon, L.T., Govers, F., Kamoun, S. 2001. Ancient diversification of the Pto kinase family preceded speciation in Solanum. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 14:996-1005.

Kamoun, S. 2001. Nonhost resistance to Phytophthora: novel prospects for a classical problem. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 4:295-300.

Kamoun, S., Hogenhout, S.A. 2001. Agricultural Microbes Genome 2. First glimpses into the genomes of plant-associated microbes. Plant Cell, 13:451-458.


Birch, P, and Kamoun, S. 2000. Studying interaction transcriptomes: coordinated analyses of gene expression during plant-microorganism interactions. In: New Technologies for Life Sciences: A Trends Guide (supplement to Elsevier Trends Journals, Dec. 2000), pp. 77-82.

Sasabe, M., Takeuchi, K., Kamoun, S., Ichinose, Y., Govers, F., Kazuhiro, T., Shiraishi, T., Yamada, T. 2000. Independent pathways leading to apoptotic cell death, oxidative burst and defense gene expression in response to elicitin in tobacco cell suspension culture. European Journal of Biochemistry, 267:5005-5013.

Vleeshouwers, V.G.A.A., van Dooijeweert, Govers, F., Kamoun, S., Colon, L.T. 2000. Does basal PR gene expression in Solanum species contribute to nonspecific resistance to Phytophthora infestans? Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology, 57:35-42.

Vleeshouwers, V.G.A.A., van Dooijeweert, Govers, F., Kamoun, S., Colon, L.T. 2000. The hypersensitive response is associated with host and nonhost resistance to Phytophthora infestans. Planta, 210:853-864.

Kamoun, S. 2000. Phytophthora in "Fungal Pathology", J. Kronstad, ed. Kluwer Academic Publishers.


Kamoun, S., Dong, S., Huitema, E., Torto, G.A., van West, P., Vleeshouwers, V.G.A.A. and Govers, F. 2000. Dissection of nonhost resistance of Nicotiana to Phytophthora infestans. In: Proceedings the 9th International Congress for Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, de Wit, P.J.G.M., Bisseling, T., Stiekema, W. eds, Amsterdam, 180-185.

Kamoun, S., Hraber, P., Sobral, B., Nuss, D., Govers, F. 1999. Initial assessement of gene diversity for the oomycete pathogen Phytophthora infestans based on expressed sequences. Fungal Genetics and Biology, 28:94-106.

van West, P., Kamoun, S., van’t Klooster, J.W., Govers, F. 1999. Ric1, a Phytophthora infestans gene with homology to stress-induced genes. Current Genetics, 36:310-315.

van West, P., Reid, B., Campbell, T., Sandrock, R., Fry, W.E., Kamoun, S., Gow, N.A.R.G. 1999. Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) as a reporter gene for the plant pathogenic oomycete Phytophthora palmivora. FEMS Letters, 178:71-80.

Kamoun, S., Huitema, E., Vleeshouwers, V.G.A.A. 1999. Resistance to oomycetes: A general role for the hypersensitive response? Trends in Plant Sciences, 4:196-200.

Kamoun, S., Honee, G., Weide, R., Lauge, R., Kooman-Gersmann, M., de Groot, K., Govers, F., de Wit, P.J.G.M. 1999. The fungal gene Avr9 and the oomycete gene inf1 confer avirulence to potato virus X on tobacco. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 12: 459-462.

van West, P., Kamoun, S., van’t Klooster, J.W., Govers, F. 1999. Internuclear gene silencing in Phytophthora. Molecular Cell, 3: 339-348.


Kamoun, S., T. van der Lee, G. van den Berg-Velthuis, K. de Groot, and F. Govers. 1998. Loss of Production of the Elicitor Protein INF1 in the Clonal Lineage US-1 of Phytophthora infestans. Phytopathology. 88: 1315-1323.

Kamoun, S., P. van West, and F. Govers. 1998. Quantification of late blight resistance of potato using transgenic Phytophthora infestans expressing beta-glucuronidase. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 104:521-525.

Kamoun, S., P. van West, V.G.A.A. Vleeshouwers, K. de Groot, and F. Govers. 1998. Resistance of Nicotiana benthamiana to Phytophthora infestans is Mediated by the Recognition of the Elicitor Protein INF1. Plant Cell. 10:1413-1425.


Kamoun, S., H. Lindqvist, and F. Govers. 1997. A novel class of elicitin-like genes from Phytophthora infestans. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 10:1028-1030.

Kamoun, S. and F. Govers. 1997. Phytophthora Diseases Worldwide (Book Review). European Journal of Plant Pathology. 103: 491-492.

Kamoun, S., P. van West, A.J. de Jong, V.G.A.A. Vleeshouwers, and F. Govers. 1997. A gene encoding a protein elicitor of Phytophthora infestans is down-regulated during infection of potato. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 10:13-20. Supplementary Information


Kamoun, S., M. Young, H. Forster, M.D. Coffey, and B.M. Tyler. 1994. Potential role of elicitins in the interaction between Phytophthora species and tobacco. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 60:1593- 1598.


Kamoun, S., K.M. Klucher, M.D. Coffey, and B.M. Tyler. 1993. A Gene encoding a host-specific elicitor protein of Phytophthora parasitica Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 6:573-581.

Kamoun, S., M. Young, C.B. Glascock, and B.M. Tyler. 1993. Extracellular protein elicitors from Phytophthora: Host-specificity and induction of resistance to bacterial and fungal pathogens. Molecular Plant- Microbe Interactions. 6:15-25.

Kamoun, S., and C.I. Kado. 1993. Genetic Engineering for Plant Disease Resistance. p. 120. In: Advanced Engineered Pesticides, L. Kim, ed. Marcel Dekker Inc.


Kamoun, S., E. Tola, H.V. Kamdar, and C.I. Kado. 1992. Rapid generation of directed and unmarked chromosomal deletions in Xanthomonas. Molecular Microbiology. 6:809-816.

Kamoun, S., H.V. Kamdar, E. Tola, and C.I. Kado. 1992. Incompatible interactions between crucifers and Xanthomonas campestris involve a vascular-hypersensitive response: Role of the hrpX locus. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 5:22-33.


Kamoun, S., and C.I. Kado. 1990. Phenotypic switching in Xanthomonas campestris affecting chemotaxis, xanthan production, and virulence. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 56:3855-3860.

Kamoun, S., and C.I. Kado. 1990. A plant-inducible gene of Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris encodes an exocellular component required for growth in the host and hypersensitivity on nonhosts. Journal of Bacteriology. 172:5165-5172.