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May 9, 2022 Ksenia Krasileva No comments exist

December 2021 – Congratulations Erin on new preprint and completing PhD! Congratulations to Erin Baggs for completion her outstanding dissertation this month. Dr Baggs is the 1st PhD graduate from the lab! Two of her chapters have been published or pre-printed, and two more will come to the preprint server near you in the next…

May 9, 2022 Ksenia Krasileva No comments exist

December 2020 – The plant that lost its NLRs Congratulations to Erin Baggs on collaborative work on a duckweed Wolffia! Wolffia is one of the plant species that has fewest NLRs (only 1 left), yet it is resistant to pathogens. Michael TP, Ernst E, Hartwick N, Chu P, Bryant D, Gilbert S, Ortleb S, Baggs…

May 9, 2022 Ksenia Krasileva No comments exist

The Gordon and Betty Moore Innovator 2019 Fellowship We are thrilled to have our first grant at UC Berkeley. Ksenia and our lab were selected as one of only 5 recipients of the grant this year. The grant is focused on sustainable agriculture and boosting plant health through new protein engineering approaches (akin to antibody…

January 7, 2020 Ksenia Krasileva No comments exist

My research interests originated with a desire to breed plants for pest resistance. As a student, I studied trichome-mediated insect resistance in tomato and fungal resistance in hazelnut at Cornell and OSU, respectively. Since 1999, here in PMB, I have had an ongoing appointment in the laboratory of Dr. Sarah Hake, where I study maize…

December 11, 2018 Ksenia Krasileva No comments exist

September 2018 – Welcome to the Krasileva lab group members, established and new A warm welcome to Andrew Deatker who made it across the Atlantic. Andrew has been with the group for almost three years, and he is our specialist in working with wheat, including field work and molecular biology. He is also behind the…

September 8, 2018 Ksenia Krasileva No comments exist

New blog posts! Before: A new lab in progress by Erin, documenting our progress (with a movie). Also, a faculty spotlight interview with Ksenia returning to her alma mater. SPUR project available for Fall 2018 Are you a Berkeley undergraduate majoring in Biology (2nd year and higher)? Consider applying to our Sponsored Projects for Undergraduate Research: “Conserved molecules…