IIGB Seminar: Dr. Yi Tang, UCLA

Yi Tang
Genomics Auditorium, Room 1102A

Title: "Mining Small Molecules from Plant-Fungi Interactions"

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Host:  Sean Cutler

Abstract: Genome-guided mining of natural products from microorganisms can lead to discovery of new bioactive molecules.  In this talk, I will describe recent efforts in my laboratory to identify fungal natural products that are involved in plant-microbe interactions.  Examples include: 1) discovery of a new herbicidal compound with a novel mode of action; 2) mapping the small molecule metabolome of a widely used biocontrol fungus; and 3) assigning biological activities to fungal metabolites that improve plant fitness.   

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