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Erik Andreasson

Erik Andreasson
My research is about the ability of plants to deal with stress and disease. Currently we are focusing on several potato project in which new molecular tools are used and developed to make plants more resistant to abiotic stress and disease (mainly against Late and Early Blight). We use laboratory, climate chambers and cultivated fields in our research. We are also looking into general questions about plant innate immunity.


I am a Professor in Plant Protection and Head of the Resistance Biology Unit at SLU.


Ph D in Molecular Cell Biology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 2000 

Post doc, University of Copenhagen, 2000–2003

Post doc, The Sainsbury Laboratory, John Innes Centre, UK, 2003–2005

Assistant professor (Forskarassistent), Lund University, 2005–2009

Professor (Faculty), 2009



Selected publications


Professor at the Department of Plant Protection Biology
Telephone: +4640-415349
Postal address:
Växtskyddsbiologi, Box 190
234 22 LOMMA
Visiting address: Sundsvägen 16, Alnarp