Imperial College London

Professor Martin Buck FRS

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Life Sciences

Professor of Molecular Microbiology
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 5442m.buck

 
 
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Location

 

448Sir Alexander Fleming BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Symbiosis, Plant Immunity and Disease - LIFE96034

Aims

The course will cover the molecular features of a number of representative plant-microbe interactions. Special emphasis will be given to Rhizobium/legume interactions, virus/host interactions, fungal and bacterial diseases and mycorrhizal fungi. The course comprises of a series of lectures, which develop themes relative to each particular type of interaction. These themes will be extended during a series of small group tutorials, which are intended to allow students to develop ideas and produce improved essay work. Students will also be asked to produce two presentations including a literature review, which will require an extensive knowledge of the lecture course together with information gleaned from outside reading from the list of references provided. 

Role

Lecturer