Shauna Somerville

Shauna Somerville

Title
Professor
Department
Department of Plant and Microbial Biology
Phone
(510) 643-6281
Fax
(510) 642-1487
Research Expertise and Interest
powdery mildew disease, cell wall integrity sensing, plant-fungal interactions, plant cell walls
Description

Our group is interested in questions such as how do plants resist pathogens, what role does the plant cell wall play in plant defense, how does the plant sense damage to the cell wall from wounding or pathogen attack and how does the plant respond to such damage.

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