PhD student in 4th year 

(2016-2018, Earlham Institute and The Sainsbury Laboratory,

since July 2018 - University of California Berkeley).

A scientist fascinated by plant intricacy and micro-organism diversity.

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@erinbaggs_   erinbaggs95@berkeley.edu

Academic Profile

2018- Berkeley PhD candidate, advanced to candidacy in 2019

2016-2018 BBSRC PhD student studying at the Earlham institute and the Sainsbury Laboratory

2016 Bsc Biological Sciences (1st), University of Bath, United Kingdom

Publications

2020

Baggs, Erin, et al. "Convergent Loss of an EDS1/PAD4 Signaling Pathway in Several Plant Lineages Reveals Co-evolved Components of Plant Immunity and Drought Response." The Plant Cell (2020). https://doi.org/10.1105/tpc.19.00903

Michael, Todd P., Evan ErnstNolan HartwickPhilomena ChuDouglas BryantSarah GilbertStefan Ortleb, Erin L. BaggsK. Sowjanya SreeKlaus J. AppenrothJoerg FuchsFlorian JupeJustin P. SandovalKsenia V. KrasilevaLjudmylla BorisjukTodd C. MocklerJoseph R. EckerRobert A. MartienssenEric Lam. “Genome and Time-of-Day Transcriptome of Wolffia Australiana Link Morphological Extreme Minimization with Un-Gated Plant Growth.” bioRxiv, 1 Apr. (2020), p. 2020.03.31.018291, doi:10.1101/2020.03.31.018291.

Steuernagel B, Witek K, Krattinger SG, Ramirez-Gonzalez RH, Schoonbeek HJ, Yu G, Baggs E, Witek A, Yadav I, Krasileva KV, Jones JD, Uauy C, Keller B, Ridout CJ, Wulff BB "The NLR-Annotator tool enables annotation of the intracellular immune receptor repertoire." Plant Physiology 2020 Mar 17.  https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.19.01273

2018

Bailey PC, Schudoma C, Jackson W, Baggs E, Dagdas G, Haerty W, Moscou M, Krasileva KV "Dominant integration locus drives continuous diversification of plant immune receptors with exogenous domain fusions" Genome Biology 2018 19:23 (first at BioRxiv)

2017
Baggs E, Dagdas G, Krasileva KV "NLR diversity, helpers and integrated domains: making sense of the NLR IDentity" Curr Opinion in Plant Biology", 2017 38:59-67. Review
Articles 
The Plant Cell in Brief on "Convergent Loss of an EDS1/PAD4 Signaling Pathway in Several Plant Lineages Reveals Co-evolved Components of Plant Immunity and Drought Response."
Short summary of "Convergent Loss of an EDS1/PAD4 Signaling Pathway in Several Plant Lineages Reveals Co-evolved Components of Plant Immunity and Drought Response."  in garnet research round-up