Patricia Zambryski

Patricia Zambryski

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

Patricia Zambryski is a professor in the Department of Plant & Microbial Biology.  Her laboratory performs research in two distinct areas. In microbial biology they study the molecular mechanisms utilized by Agrobacterium that leads to the genetic transformation of plant cells. In plant biology they 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.

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.

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