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…

August 21, 2018 Erin Baggs 1 comment

Before: A new lab in progress !   The Krasileva lab has moved to the University of Berkeley California! As part of the move Ksenia, Andrew (Research scientist) and I (Erin a 2nd year PhD student) have moved to Plant and Microbial Biology Department in Berkeley. Whilst the post-doctoral scientist Elisha Thynne and pre-doc Reshi…

June 21, 2018 Ksenia Krasileva No comments exist

On June 15th in Rome, Ksenia received Carlotta Award for her contribution and leadership in wheat research. The award was presented by the President of the Italian Academy of Science, Emilia Chiancone, and a granddaughter of Carlotta Strampelli, countess Parisani (1868-1926, a pioneer of wide crosses in wheat). Photogallery from the event

April 10, 2018 paulums No comments exist

Ksenia, Andrew, Ruby, Eli and Erin are going to be at Monogram, annual UK network meeting of small grains community which is held this year in Norwich, April 24-26. If you see us, say hi.

March 22, 2018 paulums No comments exist

From July 1st 2018, the Krasileva Lab moves to Berkeley where Ksenia will be an Assistant Professor in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology. The group members who are also moving are Erin Baggs – to become UC Berkeley graduate student, and Andrew Deatker as our best Assistant Specialist and inter-continental Rust Chaser.