Team members


Ursula Pyzio

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

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

Dr. Kyoko Morimoto

Postdoc (ERC GreenProteases, John Fell Fund)
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)
Email: kyoko.morimoto[a]plants.ox.ac.uk

Kyoko is from Shiga, Japan and investigates the regulation of enzymes by reactive oxygen species.

Ms. Shivani Malik

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

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

Mr. Marcel Bach Pages

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

Marcel is from Barcelona, Spain, and is investigating and the role of RNA binding proteins in immunity in Arabidopsis.

Ms. Emma Thomas

D. Phil. student (BBSRC Interdisciplinary DTC)
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)
Email: emma.thomas[a]biodtp.ox.ac.uk

Emma is from the UK and investigates proteolytic events during hypersensitive cell death response (HR) in Nicotiana benthamiana.

Ms. Maria Font Farre

D. Phil. student (BBSRC iCASE with Syngenta)
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)

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

Mr. Nattapong Sanguankiattichai

D. Phil. Student (main supervisor: Professor Gail Preston)
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)
Email: nattapong.sanguankiattichai[a]biodtp.ox.ac.uk

Nattapong is from Thailand and works on the biosyntesis of small molecule inhibitors by Pseudomonas syringae.

Dr. Pierre Buscaill

Postdoc (ERC GreenProteases; BBSRC GH35)
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)
Email: pierre.buscaill[a]plants.ox.ac.uk

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

Dr. Philippe Varennes-Jutras

Postdoc (Newcotiana)
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)
Email: philippe-varennes-jutras[a]plants.ox.ac.uk

Philippe is from Quebec, Canada and works on the role of proteases in molecular pharming and immunity.

Mr. Felix Homma

D. Phil student (BBSRC Interdisciplinary DTP)
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)
felix.homma[a]plants.ox.ac.uk

Felix is from Heidelberg in Germany and investigates the adaptations in the apoplastic immune landscape of plants.

Ms. Laura Ossorio Carballo

D. Phil student (H2020 ITN 'Protecta')
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)
laura.ossorio[a]plants.ox.ac.uk

Laura is from Asturias, Spain and studies the manipulation of the apoplast by the potato blight pathogen Phytophthora infestans.

Ms. Isobel Dodds

D. Phil. student (BBSRC-iCASE with Leaf Expression Systems)
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)
isobel.dodds[a]plants.ox.ac.uk

Issy is from the UK and will study the mechanism underlying the increased recombinant protein production in agroinfiltrated plants using three unrelated protease inhibitors.

Dr. Mariana Schuster

Postdoc (BBSRC BB/S003193/1 'Pip1s')
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)
mariana.schuster[a]plants.ox.ac.uk

Mariana is from Bogota, Colombia and did her PhD with Prof. Regine Kahmann at MPI Marburg, Germany. She is investigating substrates of the Pip1 immune protease of tomato in the Phytophthora infestans pathosystem.

Ms. Alice Godson

D. Phil. student (BBSRC Interdisciplinary DTC)
Tel: +44 1865 275122 (office)
Tel: +44 1865 275811 (lab)
alice.godson

Alice is from the UK and investigates the role of suppressed hydrolases in plant-bacterium interactions.

Sarah Rodgers

Floor manager

Caroline O'Brian

Assistant

Address

The Plant Chemetics laboratory
Department of Plant Sciences
University of Oxford
South Parks Road
Oxford OX1 3RB
United Kingdom