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Maja Brus-Szkalej

Maja Brus-Szkalej


2015-2019                  PhD Biology especially Plant Protection Biology, SLU, Alnarp, Sweden               

2010 – 2012                MSc Genetic and Molecular Plant Biology, Stockholm University,                                                   Stockholm, Sweden

2007 – 2010                BSc Molecular Biology, Royal Holloway, University of London, London,                                       UK.


Selected publications

Resjö, S., Brus, M., Ali, A., Meijer, H. J. G., Sandin, M., Govers, F., Levander, F., Grenville-Briggs, L. & Andreasson, E. 2017. Proteomic Analysis of Phytophthora infestans Reveals the Importance of Cell Wall Proteins in Pathogenicity. Molecular & Cellular Proteomics, 16, 1958-1971.

Vetukuri, R.R.*, Masini, L., McDougal, R., de Zinger, L., Brus,-Szkalej M, Williams, N., Lankinen, Å., & Grenville-Briggs, L. J. 2020. The presence of Phytophthora infestans in the rhizosphere of a wild Solanum species may contribute to off-season survival and pathogenicity. Applied soil ecology, Vol. 148.

Clergeot, P.-H., Schuler, H., Mørtz, E., Brus, M., Vintila, S., & Ekengren, S. 2012. The corky root rot pathogen Pyrenochaeta lycopersici secretes a proteinaceous inducer of cell death affecting host plants differentially. Phytopathology, Vol. 102, No 9, pp.878-891.


Research Engineer at the Department of Plant Protection Biology
Telephone: +4640415320
Postal address:
Växtskyddsbiologi, Box 190
234 22 LOMMA
Visiting address: Sundsvägen 16, Alnarp