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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

BRAD S COATES
Corn Insects and Crop Genetics Research
Research Geneticist (Insects)

Phone: (515) 294-6948
Fax: (515) 294-2265
Room 118
IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY
AMES, IA, 50011-0000

Projects
ECOLOGICALLY-BASED MANAGEMENT OF INSECT PESTS OF CORN, WITH EMPHASIS ON CORN BORERS, ROOTWORMS, AND CUTWORMS
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 419977
DEVELOPMENT OF GENOMIC TOOLS FOR THE INVESTIGATION OF EUROPEAN CORN BORER POPULATION DYNAMICS
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 421813
ASSESSING THE RISK OF EUROPEAN CORN BORER ADAPTATION TO TRANSGENIC MAIZE
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 420782
THE TARGETED SEQUENCING OF BACTERIAL ARTIFICIAL CHROMOSOME (BAC) CLONES FROM WESTERN CORN ROOTWORM
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 423840

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
The genetic structure of Asian corn borer, Ostrinia furnacalis, populations in China: Haplotype variance in Northern populations and potential impact on management of resistance to transgenic maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, J., Coates, B.S., Kim, K., Bourguet, D., Ponsard, S., Wang, Z., He, K. 2014. The genetic structure of Asian corn borer, Ostrinia furnacalis, populations in China: Haplotype variance in Northern populations and potential impact on management of resistance to transgenic maize. Molecular Ecology. DOI: 10.1093/jhered/esu036.
Genome-wide sequencing and an open reading frame analysis of dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) susceptible (91-C) and resistant (91-R) Drosophila melanogaster laboratory populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Steele, L.D., Muir, W.M., Seong, K., Quiros, C., Rangesa, M., Clark, J.M., Coates, B.S., Pittendrigh, B.R. 2014. Genome-wide sequencing and an open reading frame analysis of dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) susceptible (91-C) and resistant (91-R) Drosophila melanogaster laboratory populations. PLoS One. 9(6): e98584.
Assembly and annotation of full mitochondrial genomes for the corn rootworm species, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera and D. barberi (Insecta: Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), using Next Generation Sequence data - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S. 2014. Assembly and annotation of full mitochondrial genomes for the corn rootworm species, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera and D. barberi (Insecta: Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), using Next Generation Sequence data. Gene. 542(2):190-197.
Genetic differentiation among Maruca Vitrata F. (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) populations on cultivated cowpea and wild host plants: implications for insect resistance management and biological control strategies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Agunbiage, T.A., Coates, B.S., Dantinon, B., Djouaka, R., Tsai, M., Sun, W., Tamo, M., Pittendrigh, B.R. 2014. Genetic differentiation among Maruca Vitrata F. (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) populations on cultivated cowpea and wild host plants: implications for insect resistance management and biological control strategies. PLoS One. 9(3):e92072.
Effect of maize lines on larval fitness costs of Cry1F resistance in the European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Petzold-Maxwell, J.L., Siegfried, B.D., Hellmich II, R.L., Abel, C.A., Coates, B.S., Spencer, T.A., Gassmann, A.J. 2014. Effect of maize lines on larval fitness costs of Cry1F resistance in the European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 107:764-772.
Development of reference transcriptomes for the major insect pests of cowpea: a toolbox for insect pest management approaches in West Africa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Agunbiade, T.A., Sun, W., Coates, B.S., Djouaka, R., Tamo, M., Ba, M.N., Binso-Dabire, C., Baoua, L., Olds, B.P., Pittendrigh, B.R. 2013. Development of reference transcriptomes for the major insect pests of cowpea: a toolbox for insect pest management approaches in West Africa. PLoS One. 8(11):e79929.
Proliferation and copy number variation among f BEL/Pao LTR retrotransposons within the genome of Diabrotica virgifera virgifera - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Fraser, L.M., French, B.W., Sappington, T.W. 2014. Proliferation and copy number variation among f BEL/Pao LTR retrotransposons within the genome of Diabrotica virgifera virgifera. Gene. 534:362-370.
Unlinked genetic loci control the reduced transcription of aminopeptidase N 1 and 3 in the European corn borer and determine tolerance to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ab toxin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Sumerford, D.V., Hellmich II, R.L., Abel, C.A. 2013. Unlinked genetic loci control the reduced transcription of aminopeptidase N 1 and 3 in the European corn borer and determine tolerance to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ab toxin. Journal of Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 43(12):1152-1160.
Evaluation of tolerance to Bacillus thuringiensis toxins among western bean cutworm (Lepidoptera; Noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dyer, J.M., Sappington, T.W., Coates, B.S. 2013. Evaluation of tolerance to Bacillus thuringiensis toxins among western bean cutworm (Lepidoptera; Noctuidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(6):2467-2472.
Frequency of hybridization between Ostrinia nubilalis E-and Z-pheromone races in regions of sympatry within the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Johnson, H., Kim, K., Hellmich II, R.L., Abel, C.A., Mason, C., Sappington, T.W. 2013. Frequency of hybridization between Ostrinia nubilalis E-and Z-pheromone races in regions of sympatry within the United States. Ecology and Evolution. 3(8):2459-2470.
Role of a gamma-aminobutryic acid (GABA) receptor mutation in the evolution and spread of Diabrotica virgifera virgifera resistance to cyclodiene insecticides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, H., Coates, B.S., Chen, H., Sappington, T.W., Guillemaud, T., Siegfried, B.D. 2013. Role of a gamma-aminobutryic acid (GABA) receptor mutation in the evolution and spread of Diabrotica virgifera virgifera resistance to cyclodiene insecticides. Insect Molecular Biology. 22(5):473-484.
Inheritance of an extended diapause trait in the Northern corn rootworm, Diabrotica barberi (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
French, B.W., Coates, B.S., Sappington, T.W. 2012. Inheritance of an extended diapause trait in the Northern corn rootworm, Diabrotica barberi (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). J. Appl. Entomol. 138 (2014) 213–221 Published 2012. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0418.2012.01751.x.
Application of Cydia pomonella expressed sequence tags: identification and expression of three general odorant binding proteins in codling moth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garczynski, S.F., Coates, B.S., Unruh, T.R., Schaeffer, S., Jiwan, D., Koepke, T., Dhingra, A. 2013. Application of Cydia pomonella expressed sequence tags: identification and expression of three general odorant binding proteins in codling moth. Insect Science. 20(5):559-574.
Distribution of genes and repetitive elements in the Diabrotica virgifera virgifera genome estimated using BAC sequencing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Alves, A., Wang, H., Walden, K., French, B.W., Miller, N.M., Abel, C.A., Robertson, H.M., Sappington, T.W., Siegfried, B.D. 2012. Distribution of genes and repetitive elements in the Diabrotica virgifera virgifera genome estimated using BAC sequencing. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology. 2012:1.
The spatial genetic differentiation of the legume pod borer, Maruca vitrata F. (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) populations in West Africa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Agunbiade, T.A., Coates, B.S., Kim, K., Forgacs, D., Margam, V.M., Ba, M.N., Binso-Dabire, C.L., Baoua, I., Ishiyaku, M.F., Manuele, T., Pittendrigh, B.R. 2012. The spatial genetic differentiation of the legume pod borer, Maruca vitrata F. (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) populations in West Africa. Bulletin of Entomological Research. 102(5):589-599.
Mobilizing the genome of Lepidoptera through novel sequence gains and end creation by non-autonomous Lep1 Helitrons - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Hellmich II, R.L., Grant, D.M., Abel, C.A. 2012. Mobilizing the genome of Lepidoptera through novel sequence gains and end creation by non-autonomous Lep1 Helitrons. DNA Research. 19(1):11-21.
The application and performance of single nucleotide polymorphism markers for population genetic analyses of Lepidoptera - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Bayles, D.O., Wanner, K.W., Robertson, H.M., Hellmich II, R.L., Sappington, T.W. 2011. The application and performance of single nucleotide polymorphism markers for population genetic analyses of Lepidoptera. Frontiers in Genetics. 2(38):1-10.
A single major QTL controls expression of larval Cry1F resistance trait in Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) and is independent of midgut receptor genes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Sumerford, D.V., Lopez, M.D., Wang, H., Fraser, L.M., Kroemer, J.A., Spencer, T., Kim, K., Abel, C.A., Hellmich II, R.L., Siegfried, B.D. 2011. A single major QTL controls expression of larval Cry1F resistance trait in Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) and is independent of midgut receptor genes. Genetica. 139(8):961-972.
Transcriptome sequencing, and rapid development and application of SNP markers for the legume pod borer Maruca vitrata (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Margam, V.M., Coates, B.S., Bayles, D.O., Hellmich II, R.L., Agunbiade, T., Seufferheld, M.J., Sun, W., Kroemer, J.A., Ba, M.N., Binso-Dabire, C.L., Baoua, I., Ishiyaku, M.F., Covas, F.G., Srinivasan, R., Armstrong, J., Murdock, L.L., Pittendrigh, B.R. 2011. Transcriptome sequencing, and rapid development and application of SNP markers for the legume pod borer Maruca vitrata (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). PLoS One. 6(7):e21388.
Diapause in northern corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) - (Abstract Only) - (20-May-11)
A rearrangement of the Z chromosome topology influences the sex-linked gene display in the European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kroemer, J.A., Coates, B.S., Nusawardani, T., Rider Jr., S., Fraser, L.M., Hellmich II, R.L. 2011. A rearrangement of the Z chromosome topology influences the sex-linked gene display in the European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis. Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 286(1):37-56.
Genetic structure and gene flow among European corn borer populations from the Great Plains to the Appalachians of North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, K., Coates, B.S., Bagley, M.J., Hellmich II, R.L., Sappington, T.W. 2011. Genetic structure and gene flow among European corn borer populations from the Great Plains to the Appalachians of North America. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 13(4):383-393.
Mitochondrial genome sequence and expression profiling for the legume pod borer Maruca vitrata (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Margam, V.M., Coates, B.S., Hellmich II, R.L., Agunbiade, T., Seufferheld, M.J., Sun, W., Ba, M.N., Sanon, A., Binso-Dabire, C.L., Baoua, I., Ishiyaku, M.F., Covas, F.G., Srinivasan, R., Armstrong, J., Murdock, L.L., Pittendrigh, B.R. 2011. Mitochondrial genome sequence and expression profiling for the legume pod borer Maruca vitrata (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). PLoS One. 6(2):e16444.
A novel class of miniature inverted repeat transposable elements (MITEs) that contain hitchhiking (GTCY)n microsatellites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Kroemer, J.A., Sumerford, D.V., Hellmich II, R.L. 2011. A novel class of miniature inverted repeat transposable elements (MITEs) that contain hitchhiking (GTCY)n microsatellites. Insect Molecular Biology. 20(1):15-27.
Geographic distribution of phylogenetically-distinct legume pod borer, Maruca vitrata (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea: Crambidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Margam, V.M., Coates, B.S., Ba, M.N., Sun, W., Binso-Dabire, C.L., Baoua, I., Ishiyaku, M.F., Shukle, J.H., Hellmich II, R.L., Covas, F.G., Ramasamy, S., Armstrong, J., Pittendrigh, B.R., Murdock, L.L. 2011. Geographic distribution of phylogenetically-distinct legume pod borer, Maruca vitrata (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea: Crambidae). Molecular Biology Reports. 38(1):893-903.
A Helitron-like Transposon Superfamily from Lepidoptera Disrupts (GAAA)n Microsatellites and is Responsible for Flanking Sequence Similarity within a Microsatellite Family - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Sumerford, D.V., Hellmich II, R.L., Lewis, L.C. 2010. A Helitron-like Transposon Superfamily from Lepidoptera Disrupts (GAAA)n Microsatellites and is Responsible for Flanking Sequence Similarity within a Microsatellite Family. Journal of Molecular Evolution. 70(3):278-288.
Spatial and Temporal Genetic Analyses Show High Gene Flow Among European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Populations Across the Central U.S. Corn Belt - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, K.S., Bagley, M.J., Coates, B.S., Hellmich II, R.L., Sappington, T.W. 2009. Spatial and Temporal Genetic Analyses Show High Gene Flow Among European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Populations Across the Central U.S. Corn Belt. Environmental Entomology. 38(4):1312-1323.
Comparative Performance of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) and Microsatellite Markers for the Detection of Population Differentiation in Diabrotica virgifera virgifera (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Miller, N.J., Sumerford, D.V., Sappington, T.W., Siegfried, B.D., Lewis, L.C. 2009. Comparative Performance of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) and Microsatellite Markers for the Detection of Population Differentiation in Diabrotica virgifera virgifera (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Journal of Heredity. 100(5):556-564.
Repetitive Genomic Elements in a European Corn Borer, Ostrinia nubilalis, BAC Library were Indicated by BAC End Sequencing and Development of Sequence Tag Site Markers: Implications for Lepidopteran Genomic Research - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Sumerford, D.V., Hellmich II, R.L., Lewis, L.C. 2009. Repetitive Genomic Elements in a European Corn Borer, Ostrinia nubilalis, Bacterial Artificial Chromosome Library were Indicated by Bacterial Artificial Chromosome End Sequencing and Development of Sequence Tag Site Markers: Implications for Lepidopteran Genomic Research. Genome. 52(1):57-67.
Mining an Ostrinia nubilalis Midgut Expressed Sequence Tag (EST) Library for Candidate Genes and Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Sumerford, D.V., Hellmich II, R.L., Lewis, L.C. 2008. Mining an Ostrinia nubilalis Midgut Expressed Sequence Tag (EST) Library for Candidate Genes and Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs). Insect Molecular Biology. 17(6):607-620.
Isolation and Characterization of Microsatellite Loci from the European Corn Borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Hubner) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Crambidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, K.S., Coates, B.S., Hellmich II, R.L., Sumerford, D.V., Sappington, T.W. 2008. Isolation and Characterization of Microsatellite Loci from the European Corn Borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Hubner) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Molecular Ecology Resources. 8(2):409-411.
Segregation of European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis, aminopeptidase 1, cadherin, and bre5-like alleles, from a colony resistant to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ab toxins, are not associated ...fed a diet containing Cry1Ab - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Sumerford, D.V., Lewis, L.C. 2008. Segregation of European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis, aminopeptidase 1, cadherin, and bre5-like alleles, from a colony resistant to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ab toxins, are not associated ...fed a diet containing Cry1Ab. Journal of Insect Science. 8:21.
A Beta-1,3-Galactosyltransferase and Brainiac/bre5 Homolog Expressed in the Midgut Did Not Contribute to a Cry1ab Toxin Resistance Trait in Ostrinia Nubilalis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Sumerford, D.V., Hellmich II, R.L., Lewis, L.C. 2007. A Beta-1,3-galactosyltransferase and brainiac/bre5 homolog expressed in the midgut did not contribute to a Cry1Ab toxin resistance trait in Ostrinia nubilalis. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 37(4):346-355.
Sequence Variation in Trypsin and Chymotrypsin-Like Cdnas from the Midgut of Ostrinia Nubilalis: Methods for Allelic Differentiation of Candidate Bacillus Thuringiensis Resistance Genes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Hellmich II, R.L., Lewis, L.C. 2006. Sequence variation in trypsin- and chymotrypsin-like cDNAs from the midgut of Ostrinia nubilalis: methods for allelic differentiation of candidate Bacillus thuringiensis resistance genes. Insect Molecular Biology. 15(1):13-24.
Two Differentially Expressed Ostrinia Nubilalis Ommochrome-Binding Protein-Like Genes (Obp1 and Obp2) in Larval Fat Body - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Hellmich II, R.L., Lewis, L.C. 2005. Two differentially expressed Ostrinia nubilalis ommochrome-binding protein-like genes (obp1 and obp2) in larval fat body. Journal of Insect Science. 5:19.
Sequence Variation in the Cadherin Gene of Ostrinia Nubilalis: a Tool for Field Monitoring - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Sumerford, D.V., Hellmich, II, R.L., Lewis, L.C. 2005. Sequence variation in the cadherin gene of Ostrinia nubilalis: A tool for field monitoring. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 35:129-139.
Partial Mitochondrial Genome Sequences of Ostrinia Nubilalis and Ostrinia Furnicalis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Sumerford, D.V., Hellmich II, R.L., Lewis, L.C. 2004. Partial mitochondrial genome sequences of Ostrinia nubilalis and Ostrinia furnicalis. International Journal of Biological Sciences. 1:13-18.
Polymorphic Ca/gt and Ga/ct Microsatellite Loci for Ostrinia Nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Hellmich II, R.L., Lewis, L.C. 2005. Polymorphic CA/GT and GA/CT microsatellite loci for Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Molecular Ecology Notes. 5(1):10-12.
Geographic and Voltinism Differentiation among North American Ostrinia Nubilalis (European Corn Borer) Mitochondrial Cytochrome C Oxidase Haplotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Sumerford, D.V., Hellmich II, R.L. 2004. Geographic and voltinism differentiation among North American Ostrinia nubilalis (European corn borer) mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase haplotypes. Journal of Insect Science. 4:35:1-9.
Two Sex-Chromosome-Linked Microsatellite Loci Show Geographic Variance among North American Ostrinia Nubilalis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
COATES, B.S., HELLMICH II, R.L. TWO SEX-CHROMOSOME-LINKED MICROSATELLITE LOCI SHOW GEOGRAPHIC VARIANCE AMONG NORTH AMERICAN OSTRINIA NUBILALIS. AVAILABLE FROM insectscience.org/3.29. JOURNAL OF INSECT SCIENCE. 2003. V. 3:29. P. 1-6.
Nuclear Small Subunit Rrna Group I Intron Variation among Beauveria Spp Provide Tools for Strain Identification and Evidence of Horizontal Transfer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
COATES, B.S., HELLMICH II, R.L., LEWIS, L.C. NUCLEAR SMALL SUBUNIT RRNA GROUP I INTRON VARIATION AMONG BEAUVERIA SPP PROVIDE TOOLS FOR STRAIN IDENTIFICATION AND EVIDENCE OF HORIZONTAL TRANSFER. CURRENT GENETICS. 2002. V. 41. P. 414-424.
Beauveria Bassiana Haplotype Determination Based on Nuclear Rdna Nternal Transcribed Spacer Pcr-Rflp - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-Aug-01)
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