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Miles Armstrong

Staff picture: Miles Armstrong
University of Dundee Division of Plant Sciences
Cell and Molecular Sciences
Molecular Geneticist
miles.armstrong@hutton.ac.uk
+44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)

The James Hutton Institute
Invergowrie
Dundee DD2 5DA
Scotland UK

 

Current research interests

  • Identification and cloning avirulence determinants from Phytophthora infestans.
  • Investigation of the molecular basis of pathogenicity in P. infestans by finding the plant protein targets of effector proteins.

Past research

  • Construction of genetic linkage map in Vicia faba.
  • Finding RAPD markers associated with GRV resistance.
  • Using mtDNA in population genetic studies of potato cyst nematodes.
  • Assessing the plant transcriptional response to nematode infection using SSH.

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.