Dr. Rosemary Loria

Department Chair / Professor

Interests and Expertise

Evolution and molecular mechanisms of plant pathogenesis in Streptomyces spp. Genomics of plant pathogenic actinobacteria. Biosynthesis and regulation of the cellulose biosynthesis inhibitor, thaxtomin. Identification of secreted proteins in the virulence of streptomycetes. Secondary metabolite production and regulation in plant pathogenic Streptomyces. The role of horizontal gene transfer in the emergence of plant pathogenic bacteria.

Lab Members

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Dr. Rosemary Loria