Dr. Morgan Halane

Current position: Postdoctoral researcher

Past position: PhD, Plant, Insect and Microbial Sciences, University of Missouri



Research interest

I am interested in engineering new methods for plants to combat fungal and oomycete pathogens.



Morgan K. Halane, Sang Hee Kim, Benjamin J. Spears, Christopher M. Garner, Conner J. Rogan, Elizabeth C. Okafor, Jianbin Su, Saikat Bhattacharjee, and Walter Gassmann (2018). The bacterial type III-secreted protein AvrRps4 is a bipartite effector. PLOS Pathogens 14.3 (2018): e1006984.

Yangrong Cao, Morgan K. Halane, Walter Gassmann, and Gary Stacey (2017). The role of plant innate immunity in the legume-rhizobium symbiosis. Annual Review of Plant Biology.

Chris Argueso, Bethany Huot, Panya Kim, Derek Lundberg, Morgan Halane, Irene Serrano, Roger W. Innes, and Mary Beth Mudgett (2014). XVI Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions Meeting Report. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions.

Saikat Bhattacharjee, Morgan K. Halane, Sang Hee Kim, and Walter Gassmann (2011). Pathogen effectors target Arabidopsis EDS1 and alter its interactions with immune regulators. Science.