March 2023 - Conference alert
Isabel holds a talk at the 42nd Annual meeting of the DPG Working Group Host-Parasite-Interaction in Freising.
February 2023 - Conference alert
Merle & Sophie present at the Molecular Biology of Plants Conference in Hennef. Sophie got a travel grant to attend the meeting!! WhopWhopp - Good job, great posters!
January 2023 - Publication alert
We uploaded our manuscript on A dominant-negative avirulence effector of the barley powdery mildew fungus provides mechanistic insight to barley MLA immune receptor activation. The manuscript was evaluated positively and is currently in revision for a soon publication :-)
winter is coming….Xmas party and Sophie’s lovely advent calendar
November 2022 - Some members dared to enter UoC on 11.11.22
Of course, they dressed up to not appear too conspicuous among all the Jecken @ Zülpicher Str. Alaaf!
October 2022 - Retreat with AG Döhlemann
in St. Goar. Great science and great fun!
August 2022 - Conference alert
Merle presents a poster on her work on AVRA effectors at the Botaniktagung of the German Society for Plant Sciences, DBG. Very well done!
June 2022 - Travel grant for Merle - Great job!
Merle receives a travel grant to attend the 2022 Botaniktagung of the GGerman Society for Plant Sciences, DBG. Great job!
June 2022 - New group member
Sophie starts her work on AVR-mediated cell death inhibition. Welcome Sophie!
May 2022 - Another group dinner
@ Duma. Last time together with our first SHK Judith, who is off to the US for her Bachelor ’s thesis
May 2022 - Publication alert
We published a review in Essays in Biochemistry: Evolution of resistance (R) gene specificity. Pre-print available on Zenodo
April 2022 - Conference alert
The Saur lab attend this years French-German Workshop on Biotrophy and Plant Immunity AND both, Wei and Isabel gave an oral presentation! Thanks for having us!
April 2022 - Publication alert
With our collaborators, we published in New Phytologist: The stem rust effector protein AvrSr50 escapes Sr50 recognition by a substitution in a single surface-exposed residue.
February 2022 - First group dinner
@ La barra -cava y más-. But we forgot to take a picture….. :-(
Big welcome to Merle and Wei!! Let’s get started!
Emma joins the Lab! Whoop Whoop!
September 2021 - Conference alert
Isabel presents our newly etablished group’s projects @ the annual Powdery Mildew workshop. Meant to be in Zürich, but moved online instead…. :-(
Saur Lab (AG Saur) starts @ the Institute for Plant Sciences, University of Cologne. Lots of stuff to organize now!
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