Remco Stam

Remco is an Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) post-doctoral fellow starting in February 2015. He is working on wild tomato genomics and coevolution between plants and their pathogens.





2010-2013: PhD, Division of Plant Science, University of Dundee, UK

2008-2010: MSc Plant Biology, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

2003-2008: BSc Plant Biology, Wageningen University, The Netherlands


Professional Experience:

Feb 2015 - Present: AvH Postdoctoral Fellowship Technische Universität München

2013-2014: Postdoc, Division of Plant Science, University of Dundee, with Dr. Edgar Huitema

2010-2013: PhD, Division of Plant Science, University of Dundee, with Dr. Edgar Huitema

2009-2010: The Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich, UK with Prof. Sophien Kamoun

2009: MSc Thesis, Laboratory for Plant Breeding, Wageningen University, The Netherlands, with Dr. Jack Vossen & Prof. Evert Jacobsen

2008: MSc Thesis, Plant Chemetics, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Sciences, Cologne, Germany with Dr. Renier v.d. Hoorn (now Univ. of Oxford, UK)



Publications - Awards:

Stam R., Scheikl D., and A. Tellier
2017, The wild tomato species Solanum chilense shows variation in pathogen resistance between geographically distinct populations, PeerJ, in press

Stam R., Scheikl D., and A. Tellier
2016, Pooled enrichment sequencing identifies diversity and evolutionary pressures at NLR resistance genes within a wild tomato population. Genome Biol. Evol. 8(5): 1501-1515

R. Stam*, S. Mantelin, H. McLellan and G. Thilliez (2014) The role of effectors in nonhost resistance to filamentous plant pathogens.
Frontiers in Plant Science 5:582

S. Kamoun, O. Furzer, J.D.G. Jones, ..., R. Stam, et al. (2014) The Top 10 oomycete pathogens in molecular plant pathology.
Molecular Plant Pathology Accepted article, in press.

S. Dong, R. Stam, L.M. Cano,..., and S. Kamoun, (2014) Effector specialization following a host jump in the Irish potato famine pathogen lineage.
Science 343 (6170) 552-555

P.A. Rodriguez, R. Stam, T. Warbroek and J.I.B. Bos (2014) Mp10 and Mp42 from the aphid species Myzus persicae trigger plant defenses in Nicotiana benthamiana through different activities.
Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 27 (1) 30-39

R. Stam, A.J.M. Howden, M. Delgado-Cerezo, G.B Motion, J. Pham and E. Huitema (2013) Characterisation of cell death inducing Phytophthora capsici CRN effectors suggests diverse activities in the host nucleus.
Frontiers in Plant-Microbe interactions 4 -387

J. Jupe, R. Stam, A.J.M. Howden, J.A.Morris, R. Zhang, P. Hedley and E. Huitema (2013) Phytophthora capsici-tomato interaction features dramatic shifts in gene expression associated with a hemi-biotrophic lifestyle.
Genome Biology 14(6):R63

R. Stam, J. Jupe, A.J.M. Howden, J.A. Morris, P.C. Boevink, P. Hedley and E. Huitema (2013) Identification and characterisation of CRN effectors in Phytophthora capsici shows modularity and functional diversity.
PLOS ONE 8(3) e59517

K.H. Lamour, J. Mudge, ..., R. Stam, et al. (2012) Genome Sequencing and Mapping Reveal Loss of Heterozygosity as a Mechanism for Rapid Adaptation in the Vegetable Pathogen Phytophthora capsici,
Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 25(10) 1350-1360

K. H. Lamour, R. Stam, J. Jupe, and E. Huitema. (2012) The oomycete broad-host-range pathogen Phytophthora capsici.
Molecular Plant Pathology 13(4) 329-337

R Oliva, J. Win, S. Raffaelle ..., R Stam, et al. (2010) Recent developments in effector biology of filamentous plant pathogens.
Cellular Microbiology 12(6) 705-715

* corresponding author