Ian Dubery


Ian Dubery



Professor Dubery is a research professor in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. He obtained his PhD degree at the erstwhile Rand Afrikaans University (RAU) and worked as a visiting scientist at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in California, USA, the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding in Cologne, Germany, and the Centre for Plant Molecular Biology at the University of Tübingen in Germany. His research focuses on molecular plant-microbe interactions, innate immunity and inducible defence responses in plants, where he uses complementary transcriptomic, proteomic and metabolomic approaches. He is an internationally recognised scholar. He has published more than 100 authoritative research papers in international journals, and has a B2 rating form the NRF in South Africa.


TITLE: How plants use natural products to defend themselves: a look at the phytoanticipins and phytoalexins of Arabidopsis thaliana
DATE: 31 August 2016
TIME: 09:40

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