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Annemarie Fejer Justesen

senior researcher, Senior Researcher

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Annemarie Fejer Justesen

Senior Researcher

  • Department of Agroecology - Entomology and Plant Pathology
Postal address:
Forsøgsvej 1

Email: annemariefejer.justesen@agro.au.dk

Phone: +4587158135

Curriculum Vitae


01.02.92-25.04.95 Ph.D. (molecular genetics), The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural

01.04.92-01.11.92 Visiting scholar in Associate Professor Shauna Somerville´s laboratory,
MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory, Michigan State University

01.09.86-20.19.91 M. Sc. (Cand. agro, genetics). The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University/ Risø



2002-present, Senior scientist, Department of Integrated Pest Management, AU.

1997- 2002 Scientist, DIAS, Dept. of Crop Protection.

1996-1997 Post. Doc. University of Copenhagen, Dept. of Protein Chemistry.

1995-1996 Post. Doc. RISØ, Plant Biology Section



Studies of genetic diversity and population dynamics of yellow rust, Puccinia striiformis, and stem rust, Puccinia graminis, using molecular markers.

Genetic studies of rust fungi

Host-pathogen interactions and studies of evolutionary processes in Puccinia striiformis using
molecular markers and next-generation sequencing.

Molecular detection and quantification of fungal pathogens in plant tissue and air.




Development of real-time PCR/QPCR assays for quantification of fungi

Development and use of molecular markers for evolutionary studies and characterization of pathogen populations and genetic diversity.

Molecular diagnostics of fungi.