Dr. Maxim Prokchorchik

Current position: Postdoctoral researcher

Past position: PhD, School of Agriculture, Massey University



Research interest

My main research focus is understanding of molecular interactions between Malus species and the associated bacterial (Erwinia amylovora) and fungal (Venturia inaequalis) pathogens.



Gorshkov, V., Gubaev, R., Petrova, O., Daminova, A., Gogoleva, N., Ageeva, M., Parfirova, O., Prokchorchik, M., Nikolaichik, Y. and Gogolev, Y. (2018). Transcriptome profiling helps to identify potential and true molecular switches of stealth to brute force behavior in Pectobacterium atrosepticum during systemic colonization of tobacco plants. European Journal of Plant Pathology.

Jayaraman, J., Choi, S., Prokchorchik, M., Choi, D. S., Spiandore, A., Rikkerink, E. H., Templeton, D. M., Segonzac C. and Sohn, K. H. (2017). A bacterial acetyltransferase triggers immunity in Arabidopsis thaliana independent of hypersensitive response. Scientific Reports, 7.