XIV INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF RICE FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN & 9th International Rice and Wheat Blast Conference

Conferencias Arroz 2024

Rice pathologist at CIRAD (Montpellier, France). He has 30 years of experience in the interaction between rice and Magnaporthe oryzae (syn. Pyricularia oryzae), the blast disease fungus. He is interested in the phylogeny and host specificity of Magnaporthe, the genetic and molecular determinants of interactions, the diversity and population structure of the pathogen on a global scale, and the biology and genetics of sexual reproduction of M. oryzae. He developed international collaborations both in the North (Europe, USA) and in tropical areas (China, Madagascar, West Africa and Latin America).