ITbM-IGER Seminar (Prof. Cyril Zipfel)
Date: 2016/12/5, Mon. 16:30〜18:00
Venue: Lecture Room, ITbM building 1st floor
Speaker: Prof. Cyril Zipfel (The Sainsbury Laboratory, UK)
Title: "Regulation of receptor kinase-mediated plant immunity"
Prof. Zipfel is a Senior Group Leader and the Head of the Sainsbury Laboratory. He also holds the Chair of Plant Immunology at the University of East Anglia. He is a recognized pioneer and leader in the field of plant immunity. His work is focused on understanding the molecular basis of plant innate immunity mediated by surface-localized immune receptors and on how to engineer sustainable broad-spectrum disease resistance in crops. He was awarded the prestigious Charles Albert Shull Award from the American Society of Plant Biologists in 2015.