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Sophie Brouwer

Sophie Brouwer
PhD student in the Resistance Unit of the Department of Plant Protection Biology. My PhD project revolves around the interactions of Alternaria solani, the causal agent of potato early blight, and Phytophthora infestans, the causal agent of potato late blight, with Solanum tuberosum (potato).


Master in Biological Sciences from the University of Amsterdam

Master theses work on:  

* Interactions of the Solanum pimpinellifolium receptor-like protein Cf-2 with the cysteine proteases Rcr3 and the Cladosporium fulvum effector Avr2 (University of Oxford). 

*The role of in planta upregulated Transcription Factors in the virulence of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. lycopersici and
F.oxysporum f.sp. melonis (University of Amsterdam) 

Bachelor in Biology from the University of Amsterdam 

Doctoral Student at the Institutionen för växtskyddsbiologi
Telephone: 070-302 68 27
Postal address:
Växtskyddsbiologi, Box 102
23053 Alnarp
Visiting address: Sundsvägen 16, Alnarp