Plant-pathogen interactions and management; functional genomics
Current Research Interest
How the bacterium Pseudomonas syringae grows and causes disease symptoms in plants; functional genomics
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
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.