Alan Collmer

Professor
School of Integrative Plant Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Contact Information

308 Plant Science
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-7843

Alan Collmer

Professor
School of Integrative Plant Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Expertise
Plant-pathogen interactions and management; functional genomics

Current Research Interest
How the bacterium Pseudomonas syringae grows and causes disease symptoms in plants; functional genomics

Distinction
American Academy of Microbiology
American Phytopathological Society, Noel T. Keen Award for Research Excellence In Molecular Plant Pathology
University of Minnesota, E. C. Stakman Award
Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Career Accomplishment Award

Selected Publications
Wei, Hai-Lei, Wei Zhang, and Alan Collmer. “Modular Study of the Type III Effector Repertoire in Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato DC3000 Reveals a Matrix of Effector Interplay in Pathogenesis.” Cell Reports 23, no. 6 (2018): 1630-1638.

Wei, Hai-Lei, Suma Chakravarthy, Johannes Mathieu, Tyler C. Helmann, Paul Stodghill, Bryan Swingle, Gregory B. Martin, and Alan Collmer. "Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato DC3000 Type III Secretion Effector Polymutants Reveal an Interplay between HopAD1 and AvrPtoB." Cell Host and Microbe 17, no. 6 (2015): 752–762.

Cornell Research Website Article
Genetic Editing with CRISPR