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Secondary metabolism and plant pathogenicity in the genus Streptomyces

The Bignell Laboratory

Department of Biology

Memorial University of Newfoundland










Research Overview:

Research in the Bignell Lab focuses on the following:

(1) Characterization of virulence-associated secondary metabolites produced by the common scab pathogen Streptomyces scabies 

(2) Isolation of scab-causing Streptomyces spp. from Newfoundland and characterization of the associated secondary metabolites produced by these species.

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