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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Comparative Genomic Systems for Molecular Detection and Control of Toxigenic Fusarium

Location: Bacterial Foodborne Pathogens & Mycology Research Unit

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Fusarium dactylidis sp. nov., a novel nivalenol toxin-producing species sister to F. pseudograminearum isolated from orchard grass (Dactylis glomerata) in Oregon and New Zealand - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(19-Nov-14)
Species composition, toxigenic potential and pathogenicity of Fusarium graminearum species complex isolates from southern Brazilian rice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(18-Nov-14)
Discovery and toxicity assessment of a novel type A trichothecene produced by US isolates of Fusarium graminearum - (Abstract Only)
Varga, E., Wiesenberger, G., Hametner, C., Ward, T.J., Dong, Y., Schofbeck, D., McCormick, S.P., Broz, K.L., Stuckler, R., Kistler, H.C. 2014. Discovery and toxicity assessment of a novel type A trichothecene produced by US isolates of Fusarium graminearum [abstract]. World Mycotoxin Forum.
Production of a new type A trichothecene by isolates of Fusarium graminearum - (Abstract Only)
Wiesenberger, G., Varga, E., Hametner, C., Stuckler, R., Kistler, C.H., Ward, T.J., Schofbeck, D., Sulyok, M., Krska, R., Schuhmacher, R., Berthiller, F., Adam, G. 2014. Production of a new type A trichothecene by isolates of Fusarium graminearum [abstract]. World Mycotoxin Forum.
New tricks of an old enemy: Isolates of Fusarium graminearum produce a novel type A trichothecene mycotoxin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(08-Nov-14)
Evolution of the Fusarium – Euwallacea mutualism and their cophylogenetic history - (Abstract Only)
(07-Nov-14)
Characterization of Fusarium strains recovered from wheat with symptoms of head blight in Kentucky - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(20-Oct-14)
A North American isolate of Fusarium graminearum: toxicity and biosynthesis of a new type A trichothecene - (Abstract Only)
Wiesenberger, G., Varga, E., Hametner, C., Stuckler, R., Kistler, H.C., Ward, T.J., Schofbeck, D., Krska, R., Schuhmacher, R., Berthiller, F., Adam, G. 2014. A North American isolate of Fusarium graminearum: toxicity and biosynthesis of a new type A trichothecene [abstract]. International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe.
North American isolates of Fusarium graminearum produce a novel type A trichothecene - (Abstract Only)
Wiesenberger, G., Varga, E., Hametner, C., Stuckler, R., Kistler, H.C., Ward, T.J., Schofbeck, D., Schuhmacher, R., Berthiller, F., Adam, G. 2014. North American isolates of Fusarium graminearum produce a novel type A trichothecene [abstract]. Mycotoxin Workshop.
Population Structure of Listeria monocytogenes Serotype 4b Isolates from Sporadic Human Listeriosis in the United States, 2003-2008 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, S., Ward, T.J., Graves, L.M., Tarr, C., Siletzky, R.M., Kathariou, S. 2014. Population structure of Listeria monocytogenes serotype 4b isolates from sporadic human Listeriosis in the United States, 2003-2008. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 80(12):3632-3644.
Spatio-temporal dynamics of Fusarium head blight and Trichothecene toxin types in Canada - (Abstract Only)
(22-Mar-14)
Systematics of key phytopathogenic fusaria: Current status and future challenges - (Review Article)
Aoki, T., O'Donnell, K., Geiser, D.M. 2014. Systematics of key phytopathogenic Fusarium species: current status and future challenges. Journal of General Plant Pathology. 80(3):189-201.
Composition of the Fusarium graminearum species complex populations in wheat cropping environments in Southern Brazil - (Abstract Only)
Del Ponte, E.M., Ward, T.J., Spolti, P., Gomes, L., Nicolli, C.P., Kuhnem, P.R., Silva, C.N., Tessman, D.J. 2013. Composition of the Fusarium graminearum species complex populations in wheat cropping environments in Southern Brazil [abstract]. Brazilian Phytopathological Meeting.
Survey and competition assay data suggest species-specific difference in host/niche adaptation influence the distribution of Fusarium graminearum species complex pathogens in Brazil - (Abstract Only)
Spolti, P., Kuhnem, P.R., Ward, T.J., Del Ponte, E.M. 2013. Survey and competition assay data suggest species-specific difference in host/niche adaptation influence the distribution of Fusarium graminearum species complex pathogens in Brazil. Meeting Abstract.
Species diversity, pathogenicity and toxigenicity of Fusarium associated with rice seeds in Brazil - (Abstract Only)
Gomes, L.B., Buttner, V.Z., Furlong, E.B., Ward, T.J., Del Ponte, E.M. 2013. Species diversity, pathogenicity and toxigenicity of Fusarium associated with rice seeds in Brazil [abstract]. Brazilian Phytopathological Meeting.
Species and trichothecene genotypes of the Fusarium graminearum species complex causing head blight of wheat in Rio Grande do Sul State, 2011 season - (Abstract Only)
Nicollli, C.P., Spolti, P., Gomes, L.B., Ward, T.J., Del Ponte, E.M. 2013. Species and trichothecene genotypes of the Fusarium graminearum species complex causing head blight of wheat in Rio Grande do Sul State, 2011 season [abstract]. Brazilian Phytopathological Meeting.
Fusarium spp. associated with head blight of wheat in South Africa - (Abstract Only)
Van Coller, G.J., Boutigny, A., Rose, L., Ward, T.J., Lamprecht, S.C., Viljoen, A. 2013. Fusarium spp. associated with head blight of wheat in South Africa [abstract]. International Congress of Plant Pathology.
Diversity of the Fusarium graminearum species complex on French cereals - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boutigny, A., Ward, T.J., Ballois, N., Iancu, G., Ioos, R. 2014. Diversity of the Fusarium graminearum species complex on French cereals. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 138(1):133-148.
Regional differences in species composition and toxigenic potential among Fusarium head blight isolates from Uruguay indicate a risk of nivalenol contamination in new wheat production areas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Umpierrez-Failache, M., Garmendia, G., Pereyra, S., Rodriquez-Haralambides, A., Ward, T.J., Vero, S. 2013. Regional differences in species composition and toxigenic potential among Fusarium head blight isolates from Uruguay indicate a risk of nivalenol contamination in new wheat production areas. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 166(2013):135-140.
Head blight of wheat in South Africa is associated with numerous Fusarium species and chemotypes - (Abstract Only)
Van Coller, G.J., Boutigny, A., Ward, T.J., Lamprecht, S.C., Viljoen, A. 2013. Head blight of wheat in South Africa is associated with numerous Fusarium species and chemotypes. Meeting Abstract.
Analysis of the Fusarium graminearum species complex in Brazil shows high diversity and changes in species prevalence affected by host and geographic region - (Abstract Only)
Del Ponte, E.M., Ward, T.J., Tessman, D.J., Kuhnem, P.R., Silva, C.N., Gomes, L.B., Spolti, P., Nicoli, C.P. 2013. Analysis of the Fusarium graminearum species complex in Brazil shows high diversity and changes in species prevalence affected by host and geographic region. Meeting Abstract.
An inordinate fondness for Fusarium: Phylogenetic diversity of fusaria cultivated by ambrosia beetles in the genus Euwallacea on avocado and other plant hosts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kasson, M.T., O'Donnell, K., Rooney, A.P., Sink, S.L., Ploetz, R.C., Ploetz, J.N., Konkol, J.L., Carrillo, D., Freeman, S., Mendel, Z., et al. 2013. An inordinate fondness for Fusarium: Phylogenetic diversity of fusaria cultivated by ambrosia beetles in the genus Euwallacea on avocado and other plant hosts. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 56(2013):147-157.
Metabolomic studies for the interaction Glycine max- Fusarium tucumaniae - (Abstract Only)
Scandiani, M.M., Luque, A., O Donnell, K., Aoki, T., Spampinato, C., Cervigni, G. 2013. Metabolomic studies for the interaction Glycine max- Fusarium tucumaniae. Meeting Abstract.
Phylogenetic relationships among members of the Fusarium solani species complex in human infections and the descriptions of F. keratoplasticum sp. nov. and F. petroliphilum stat. nov. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Short, D.P., O'Donnell, K., Thrane, U., Fog Nielsen, K., Zhang, N., Juba, J.H., Geiser, D.M. 2013. Phylogenetic relationships among members of the Fusarium solani species complex in human infections and the descriptions of F. keratoplasticum sp. nov. and F. petroliphilum stat. nov. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 53(2013):59-70.
Fusarium Pathogenomics - (Review Article)
Ma, L., Geiser, D.M., Proctor, R.H., Rooney, A.P., O'Donnell, K., Trail, F., Gardiner, D.M., Manners, J.M., Kazan, K. 2013. Fusarium Pathogenomics. Annual Review of Microbiology. 67:399-416.
Genetic determinants for cadmium and arsenic resistance among Listeria monocytogenes serotype 4b isolates from sporadic human listeriosis patients - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, S., Rakic-Martinez, M., Graves, L.M., Ward, T.J., Siletzky, R.M., Kathariou, S. 2013. Genetic determinants for cadmium and arsenic resistance among Listeria monocytogenes serotype 4b isolates from sporadic human listeriosis patients. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79(7):2471-2476.
Phylogenetic analyses of RPB1 and RPB2 support a middle Cretaceous origin for a clade comprising all agriculturally and medically important fusaria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Donnell, K., Rooney, A.P., Proctor, R., Brown, D.W., McCormick, S.P., Ward, T.J., Frandsen, R.N., Lysoe, E., Rehner, S.A., Aoki, T., et al. 2013. Phylogenetic analyses of RPB1 and RPB2 support a middle Cretaceous origin for a clade comprising all agriculturally and medically important fusaria. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 52:20-31.
One Fungus, One Name: Defining the genus Fusarium in a scientifically robust way that preserves longstanding use - (Other)
Geiser, D.M., Aoki, T., Bacon, C.W., Baker, S.E., Bhattacharyya, M.K., Brandt, M.E., Brown, D.W., Burgess, L.W., Coleman, J.J., Correll, J.C., Covert, S.F., Crous, P.W., Cuomo, C.A., De Hoog, G., Elmer, W.H., Epstein, L., Frandsen, R.J., Freeman, S., Glenn, A.E., Gordon, T.R., Hanson, L.E., Del Mar Jimenez-Gasc, M., Kang, S., Kistler, J., Kuldau, G.A., McCormick, S.P., O'Donnell, K., Proctor, R., Rehner, S.A., Robert, V.A., Rooney, A.P., Thrane, U., Van Diepeningen, A., Ward, T.J., Wingfield, M.J., Yang, X, et. al. 2013. One Fungus, One Name: Defining the genus Fusarium in a scientifically robust way that preserves longstanding use. Phytopathology. 103(5):400-408.
Diversity of the Fusarium complex on French maize - (Abstract Only)
Ballois, N., Boutigny, A., Ward, T.J., Gourdain, E., Ioos, R. 2013. Diversity of the Fusarium complex on French maize. Meeting Abstract.
Phylogenetically marking the limits of the genus Fusarium for post-Article 59 usage - (Abstract Only)
Geiser, D.M., Rooney, A.P., Aoki, T., Kang, S., Rehner, S.A., O Donnell, K. 2012. Phylogenetically marking the limits of the genus Fusarium for post-Article 59 usage [abstract]. Mycological Society of America.
Heavy metal and disinfectant resistance of Listeria monocytogenes from foods and food processing plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ratani, S.S., Siletzky, R.M., Dutta, V., Yildirim, S., Osborne, J.A., Lin, W., Hitchins, A.D., Ward, T.J., Kathariou, S. 2012. Heavy metal and disinfectant resistance of Listeria monocytogenes from foods and food processing plants. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78(19):6938-6945.
Systematics, Phylogeny and Trichothecene Mycotoxin Potential of Fusarium Head Blight Cereal Pathogens - (Review Article)
Aoki, T., Ward, T.J., Kistler, H.C., O'Donnell, K. 2012. Systematics, phylogeny and trichothecene mycotoxin potential of Fusarium head blight cereal pathogens. Mycotoxins. 62(2):91-102.
The Fusarium graminearum species complex comprises at least 16 phylogenetically distinct head blight pathogens - (Abstract Only)
Aoki, T., Ward, T.J., Kistler, H.C., O Donnell, K. 2012. The Fusarium graminearum species complex comprises at least 16 phylogenetically distinct head blight pathogens. Meeting Abstract.
Two novel type II restriction-modification (RM) systems occupying genomically equivalent locations on the chromosomes of Listeria monocytogenes strains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, S., Ward, T.J., Siletzky, R.M., Kathariou, S. 2012. Two novel type II restriction-modification (RM) systems occupying genomically equivalent locations on the chromosomes of Listeria monocytogenes strains. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78(8):2623-2630.
Atypical Listeria monocytogenes Serotype 4b strains harboring a lineage II-specific gene cassette - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, S., Ward, T.J., Siletzky, R.M., Kathariou, S., Graves, L., Sperry, K., Wolf, L. 2012. Atypical Listeria monocytogenes Serotype 4b strains harboring a lineage II-specific gene cassette. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78(3):660-667.
Widespread occurrence of diverse human pathogenic types of the fungus Fusarium detected in plumbing drains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Short, D.G., O'Donnell, K., Zhang, N., Juba, J.H., Geiser, D.M. 2011. Widespread occurrence of diverse human pathogenic types of the fungus Fusarium detected in plumbing drains. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 49(12):4264-4272.
Molecular characterization of true morels (Morchella) in Turkey - (Abstract Only)
Taskin, H., Buyukalaca, S., Dogan, H.H., Rehner, S.A., O Donnell, K. 2011. Molecular characterization of true morels (Morchella) in Turkey. Meeting Abstract.
Novel fusarium head blight pathogens from Nepal and Louisiana revealed by multilocus genealogical concordance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sarver, B.A., Ward, T.J., Gale, L.R., Broz, K.L., Kistler, H.C., Aoki, T., Nicholson, P., Carter, J., O Donnell, K. 2011. Novel fusarium head blight pathogens from Nepal and Louisiana revealed by multilocus genealogical concordance. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 48(12):1077-1152.
Phylogenetic diversity of insecticolous fusaria inferred from multilocus DNA sequence data and their molecular identification via FUSARIUM-ID and Fusarium MLST - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O Donnell, K., Humber, R.A., Geiser, D.M., Kang, S., Park, B., Robert, V.A., Crous, P.W., Johnston, P.R., Aoki, T., Rooney, A.P., Rehner, S.A. 2011. Phylogenetic diversity of insecticolous fusaria inferred from multilocus DNA sequence data and their molecular identification via FUSARIUM-ID and Fusarium MLST. Mycologia. 104(2):427-445.
Systematics, Phylogeny and Trichothecene Mycotoxin potential of Fusarium head blight cereal pathogens - (Abstract Only)
Aoki, T., Ward, T.J., Gale, L.R., O Donnell, K. 2011. Systematics, Phylogeny and Trichothecene Mycotoxin potential of Fusarium head blight cereal pathogens. Meeting Abstract.
Analysis of the Fusarium graminearum species complex from wheat, barley, and maize in South Africa provides evidence of species-specific differences in host preference - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boutigney, A., Ward, T.J., Van Coller, G.J., Flett, B., Lamprecht, S.C., O Donnell, K., Viljoen, A. 2011. Analysis of the Fusarium graminearum species complex from wheat, barley, and maize in South Africa provides evidence of species-specific differences in host preference. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 48(9):914-920.
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