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Amey Redkar


Ph.D. in Biology, Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Philipps Universitat Marburg, Germany, 2015

Current position

Postdoctoral Scientist (EMBO Long Term Fellow), the Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich Research Park, Colney Lane, Norwich, United Kingdom


  1. Redkar, A., Villajuana-Bonequi, M. and Doehlemann, G. (2015). Conservation of the Ustilago maydis effector See1 in related smuts. Plant Signal Behav 10(12): e1086855.
  2. Redkar, A., Hoser, R., Schilling, L., Zechmann, B., Krzymowska, M., Walbot, V. and Doehlemann, G. (2015). A Secreted Effector Protein of Ustilago maydis Guides Maize Leaf Cells to Form Tumors. Plant Cell 27(4): 1332-1351.
  3. Schilling, L.*, Matei, A.*, Redkar, A., Walbot, V. and Doehlemann, G. (2014). Virulence of the maize smut Ustilago maydis is shaped by organ-specific effectors. Mol Plant Pathol 15(8): 780-789.
  4. Van-der L. K., Mueller, A. N., Redkar, A., Schilling, L. and Doehlemann, G. (2013). Brandpilz mit pep: Ustilago maydis und das pflanzliche Immunsystem. Biospektrum 13(4): 140-142.
  5. Kuvalekar, A., Redkar, A., Gandhe, K., Harsulkar, A. (2011). Peroxidase and polyphenol oxidase activities in compatible host-pathogen interaction in Jasminum officinale and Uromyces hobsonii: Insights into the susceptibility of host. New Zeal J Bot 49(3): 351-359.
Protocols by Amey Redkar
  1. Ustilago maydis Virulence Assays in Maize
  2. EdU Based DNA Synthesis and Cell Proliferation Assay in Maize Infected by the Smut Fungus Ustilago maydis