Patricia Zambryski

Professor of Plant and Microbial Biology
Dept of Plant and Microbial Biology
(510) 643-9203
(510) 642-4995
Research Expertise and Interest
microbial biology, plant biology, plant intercellular communication via plasmodesmata, Agrobacterium, bacterial type IV secretion
Research Description

Our laboratory performs research in two distinct areas. In microbial biology we study the molecular mechanisms utilized by Agrobacterium that leads to the genetic transformation of plant cells. In plant biology we study how plant cells communicate with each other via unique plant specific intercellular structures called plasmodesmata.

In the News

January 11, 2011

Four UC Berkeley faculty named AAAS fellows

Four UC Berkeley faculty members have been named 2010 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world's largest general scientific society and publisher of the journal Science.