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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Dawn E Gundersen-Rindal
Invasive Insect Biocontrol and Behavior Laboratory
Research Leader

Phone: (301) 504-6692
Fax: (301) 504-5104
Room 267
10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 011A BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD, 20705

Projects
Insect Management Systems for Urban Small Farms and Gardens
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420762
SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF INVASIVE AND INDIGENOUS INSECTS OF URBAN LANDSCAPES
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420767

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Crystalliferous Bacillus cereus group bacteria from a Maryland hardwood forest are dominated by psychrotolerant strains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blackburn, M.B., Martin, P.A., Kuhar, D.J., Farrar, R.R., Gundersen, D.E. 2014. Crystalliferous Bacillus cereus group bacteria from a Maryland hardwood forest are dominated by psychrotolerant strains. MicrobiologyOpen. DOI:10.1002/mbo3.189.
Complete genome sequence of a novel iflavirus from the transcriptome of Halyomorpha halys, the brown marmorated stink bug. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sparks, M., Gundersen, D.E., Harrison, R.L. 2013. Complete genome sequence of a novel iflavirus from the transcriptome of Halyomorpha halys, the brown marmorated stink bug.. Genome Announcements. 1(6):e00910-13.
Functional endogenous viral elements (EVEs) in the genome of the parasitoid wasp cotesia congregata: insights into the evolutionary dynamics of bracoviruses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bezier, A., Louis, F., Jancek, S., Periquet, G., Theze, J., Gyapay, G., Musset, K., Lesobre, J., Lenoble, P., Dupuy, C., Gundersen, D.E., Herniou, E., Drezen, J. 2013. Functional endogenous viral elements (EVEs) in the genome of the parasitoid wasp cotesia congregata: insights into the evolutionary dynamics of bracoviruses. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 368:1-14.
Phylogenetic distribution of phenotypic traits in bacillus thuringiensis analyzed by multilocus sequence typing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blackburn, M.B., Martin, P.A., Kuhar, D.J., Farrar, R.R., Gundersen, D.E. 2013. Phylogenetic distribution of phenotypic traits in bacillus thuringiensis analyzed by multilocus sequence typing . PLoS One. 8(6):e66061.
Transcriptome of the gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) larval midgut in response to infection by Bacillus thuringiensis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sparks, M., Blackburn, M.B., Kuhar, D.J., Gundersen, D.E. 2013. Transcriptome of the gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) larval midgut in response to infection by Bacillus thuringiensis. PLoS One. 8(5):e61190.
Transcriptome of the lymantria dispar (gypsy moth) larval midgut and its response to infection by bacillus thuringiensis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sparks, M., Blackburn, M.B., Kuhar, D.J., Gundersen, D.E. 2013. Transcriptome of the lymantria dispar (gypsy moth) larval midgut and its response to infection by bacillus thuringiensis. PLoS One. 8(5):e61190.
Determination and analysis of the genome sequence of Spodoptera littoralis multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Breitenbach, J.E., El-Sheikh, E.A., Harrison, R.L., Rowley, D.L., Sparks, M., Gundersen, D.E., Popham, H.J. 2013. Determination and analysis of the genome sequence of Spodoptera littoralis multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus. Virus Research. 171(1):194-208.
Polydnaviruses: Roles in insect pathology and applications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gundersen, D.E., Dupuy, C., Huguet, E., Drezen, J. 2013. Polydnaviruses: Roles in insect pathology and applications. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 23:1-61.
Integration of Polydnavirus DNA into Host Cellular Genomic DNA - (Book / Chapter)
Gundersen, D.E. 2012. Integration of Polydnavirus DNA into Host Cellular Genomic DNA. Parasitoid Viruses: Symbionts and Pathogens. In: Beckage, N.E, Drezen, J.M., editors. London, England: Academic Press, p. 99-113.
The Lymantria dispar IPLB-Ld652Y cell line transcriptome comprises diverse virus-associated transcripts. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sparks, M., Gundersen, D.E. 2011. The Lymantria dispar IPLB-Ld652Y cell line transcriptome comprises diverse virus-associated transcripts. Viruses. 3(11): 2339-2350.
Recovery of Bacillus thuringiensis and insect toxic related strains from forest soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martin, P.A., Mongeon, P., Gundersen, D.E., Blackburn, M.B. 2011. Recovery of Bacillus thuringiensis and insect toxic related strains from forest soil. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2(7):285-291.
Genomics and Replication of Polydnaviruses - (Book / Chapter)
Dupuy, C., Gundersen, D.E., Cusson, M. 2012. Genomics and Replication of Polydnaviruses. In: Beckage, N.E., Drezen, J.M., editors. Parasitoid Viruses: Symbionts and Pathogens. London, England: Elsevier. p. 47-61.
The occurrence of Photorhabdus-like toxin complexes in Bacillus thuringiensis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blackburn, M.B., Martin, P.A., Kuhar, D.J., Farrar, R.R., Gundersen, D.E. 2011. The occurrence of Photorhabdus-like toxin complexes in Bacillus thuringiensis. PLoS One. 6(3):e18122.
Distribution of phenotypes among Bacillus thuringiensis strains Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martin, P.A., Gundersen, D.E., Blackburn, M.B. 2010. Distribution of phenotypes among Bacillus thuringiensis strains. Systematic and Applied Microbiology. 33:204-208.
Larval stage Lymantria dispar microRNAs differentially expressed in response to parasitization by Glyptapanteles flavicoxis parasitoid - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gundersen, D.E., Pedroni, M.J. 2010. Larval stage Lymantria dispar microRNAs differentially expressed in response to parasitization by Glyptapanteles flavicoxis parasitoid. Archives of Virology. 155:783-787.
Comparative genomics of mutualistic viruses of Glyptapanteles parasitic wasps - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Desjardins, C. A., Gundersen-Rindal, D.E., Hostetler, J.B., Tallon, L.J., Fadrosh, D.W., Fuester, R.W., Pedroni, M.J., Haas, B.J., Schatz, M.C., Jones, K.M., Crabtree, J., Forberger, H., Nene, V. 2008. Comparative genomics of mutualistic viruses of Glyptapanteles parasitic wasps. Genome Biology. 9:R193.
Morphological, molecular, and phylogenetic characterization of Nosema cerana, a microsporidian parasite isolated from the European honey bee, Apis mellifera - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Evans, J.D., Murphy, C.A., Gutell, R., Lee, J., Zuker, M., Gundersen, D.E., Pettis, J.S. 2009. Morphological, molecular, and phylogenetic characterization of Nosema cerana, a microsporidian parasite isolated from the European honey bee, Apis mellifera. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology. 56(2):142-147.
Microbial Combinatorics: a Novel Approach for Isolating Insect Pathogens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martin, P.A.W., Mongeon, E.A., Gundersen-Rindal, D.E. 2008. Microbial combinatorics: a simplified approach to isolating insecticidal bacteria. Biocont. Sci.Technol. 18:291-305.
Structure and Evolution of a Proviral Locus of Glyptapanteles indiensis Bracovirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Desjardins, C., Gundersen, D.E., Hostetler, J.B., Tallon, L.J., Utterback, T.R., Fuester, R.W., Schatz, M.C., Pedroni, M.J., Fadrosh, D.W., Haas, B.J., Toms, B.S., Chen, D., Nene, V. 2007. Structure and Evolution of a Proviral Locus of Glyptapanteles indiensis Bracovirus. BMC Microbiology 2007, 7:61
Enteric bacteria of field-collected Colorado potato beetle larvae inhibit growth of the entomopathogens Photorhabdus temperata and Beauveria bassiana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blackburn, M.B., Gundersen, D.E., Weber, D.C., Martin, P.A., Farrar, R.R. 2008. Enteric bacteria of field-collected Colorado potato beetle larvae inhibit growth of the entomopathogens Photorhabdus temperata and Beauveria bassiana. Biological Control. 46(3)434-441.
Reproductive failure of Heterorhabditis marelatus in the Colorado potato beetle: Evidence of stress on the nematode symbiont Photorhabdus temperata, and potential interference from the enteric bacteria of the beetle. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blackburn, M.B., Farrar, R.R., Gundersen, D.E., Lawrence, S.D., Martin, P.A. 2007. Reproductive failure of Heterorhabditis marelatus in the Colorado potato beetle: Evidence of stress on the nematode symbiont Photorhabdus temperata, and potential interference from the enteric bacteria of the beetle. Biological Control 42:207-215.
Polydnavirus CrV1 gene expression in larvae of the African maize stem borer Busseola fusca (Fuller) parasitized by virulent and avirulent biotypes of the endoparasitoid Cotesia sesamiae (Cameron) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gitau, C., Gundersen, D.E., Pedroni, M.J., Dupas, S. 2007. Polydnavirus CrV1 gene expression in larvae of the African maize stem borer Busseola fusca (Fuller) parasitized by virulent and avirulent biotypes of the endoparasitoid Cotesia sesamiae (Cameron). Journal of Insect Physiology. 53(7):676-84
Chromobacterium Suttsuga Sp. NOV., Bacteria That Kill Colorado Potato Beetle and Other Pest Insects. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martin, P.A., Gundersen, D.E., Blackburn, M.B., Buyer, J.S. 2007. Chromobacterium suttsuga sp. nov., bacteria that kill colorado potato beetle and other pest insects.. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 57:993-999.
Transcriptional Analysis of Glyptapanteles Indiensis Polydnavirus (Gibv) -Encoded Genes in Parasitized Lymantria Dispar (Gypsy Moth). - (Abstract Only)
Gundersen, D.E., Pedroni, M.J. 2006. Transcriptional analysis of glyptapanteles indiensis polydnavirus (gibv) -encoded genes in parasitized lymantria dispar (gypsy moth).. American Society for Virology Meeting. University Park,PA June 18,2005 ; June 22,2005
Parasitoid Polydnaviruses: Unusual Life Strategies and Potential for Use in Biological Control - (Abstract Only)
Gundersen, D.E. 2006. Parasitoid polydnaviruses: unusual life strategies and potential for use in biological control. National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting Eastern Branch , Charlottesville, VA. March 12,2006 ; March 14,2006
Unique Replication of Insect-Associated Polydnaviruses. - (Book / Chapter)
Gundersen, D.E. 2006. Unique replication of insect-associated polydnaviruses. In: Hefferon, K.L. Recent Advances in DNA Virus Replication. Kerala, India:Research Signpost. p. 231-258.
Characterization and Transcritptional Analysis of Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase (Ptp) Genes of the Parasitoid Glyptapanteles Indiensis Polydnavirus (Gibv) in the Parasitized Host. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gundersen, D.E., Pedroni, M.J. 2006. Characterization and transcritptional analysis of protein tyrosine phosphatase (ptp) genes of the parasitoid glyptapanteles indiensis polydnavirus (gibv) in the parasitized host.. Journal of General Virology. 87(2):311-322.
Baculovirus-Based Expression of An Insect Viral Protein in 12 Different Insect Cell Lines. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y.P., Gundersen-Rindal, D.E., Lynn, D.E. 2005.Baculovirus-based expression of an insect viral protein in 12 different insect cell lines. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology - Animals.41(1):43-49.
Investigation of in Vivo Integration of Glyptapanteles Indiensis Polydnavirus (Gibv) DNA in Lepidopteran Host Chromosomal DNA - (Abstract Only)
Gundersen, D.E., Pedroni, M.J. 2004. Investigation of in vivo integration of glyptapanteles indiensis polydnavirus (gibv) dna in lepidopteran host chromosomal dna. American Society for Virology Meeting. American Soceity for Virology Meeting Montreal, Quebec ,CANADA 7/10/04-7/14/04.
Candidatus Phytoplasma, a Taxon for the Wall-Less, Non-Helical Prokaryotes That Colonize Plant Phloem and Insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Firrao, G., Davis, R.E., Gundersen, D.E., Lee, I. and others. 2004. Candidatus Phytoplasma, a taxon for the wall-less, non-helical prokaryotes that colonize plant phloem and insects. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 54:1243-1255.
'candidatus Phytoplasma Asteris', a New Phytoplasma Taxon Associated with Aster Yellows and Related Diseases - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, I., Gundersen, D.E., Davis, R.E., Bottner, K.D., Marcone, C., Seemuller, E. 2004. 'Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris', a new phytoplasma taxon associated with aster yellows and related diseases. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 54:1037-1048.
Beneficial Phytoplasma Infection of Poinsettia Causing Free-Branching - (Other)
Lee, I., Klopmeyer, M., Gundersen, D.E. 2004. Beneficial phytoplasma infection of poinsettia causing free-branching. Dekker Encyclopedia of Plant and Crop Science. Available:http//www.dekker.com/servlet/product/productid/E.
Quantification of a Glyptapanteles Indiensis Polydnavirus Gene Expression in Its Parasitized Host, Lymantria Dispar by Real-Time Quantitative Rt-Pcr - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Higgins, J.A., Gundersen, D.E. 2004. Quantification of a glyptapanteles indiensis polydnavirus gene expression in its parasitized host, lymantria dispar by real-time quantitative rt-pcr. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Polydnavirus Integration in Gypsy Moth Cells. - (Abstract Only)
Gundersen, D.E., Lynn, D.E. 2003. Polydnavirus integration in gypsy moth cells.. Society for Invertebrate Pathology Annual Meeting.
Morphological and Genomic Characterization of the Polydnavirus Associated with the Parasitoid Wasp, Glyptapanteles Indiensis (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Gundersen, D.E. 2003. Morphological and genomic characterization of the polydnavirus associated with the parasitoid wasp, glyptapanteles indiensis (hymenoptera: braconidae). Journal of General Virology.
Bees to Bombyx: Future Directions in Applied Insect Genomics - (Review Article)
Evans, J.D., Gundersen, D.E. 2003. Bees to bombyx: future directions in applied insect genomics. Genome Biology. 4(3):107-111.
Quantitative Expression Analysis of a Glyptapanteles Indiensis Polydnavirusgene in Its Natural Lepidoptera Host, Lymantria Dispar - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (24-Oct-02)
Polydnavirus Integration in Lepidopteran Host Cells in Vitro - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gundersen, D.E., Lynn, D.E. 2003. Polydnavirus integration in lepidopteran host cells in vitro. Journal of Insect Physiology.
Beneficial Phytoplasma Infection of Poinsettia Causing Free-Branching - (Book / Chapter)
Lee, I., Klopmeyer, M., Gundersen, D.E. 2004. Beneficial phytoplasma infection of poinsettia causing free-branching. Dekker Encyclopedia of Plant and Crop Science.
Molecular Indentification of a New Phytoplasma Strain Associated with Alfalfa Witches' Broom in Oman - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-Jun-02)
Transfection of Lymantria Dispar Cell Lines - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (14-Feb-01)
Quantitative Expression Analysis of a Glyptapanteles Indiensis Polydnavirus Gene in Its Natural Lepidoptera Host, Lymantria Dispar - (Abstract Only) - (21-Jun-00)
Both Point Mutation and Rna Recombination Contribute to the Sequence Diversity of Citrus Viroid III - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (13-Dec-99)
Integration of Glyptapanteles Indiensis Polydnavirus DNA in Insect Cells - (Abstract Only) - (15-Nov-99)
Abstract for 1999 Congress on in Vitro Biology Sivb 1999 - (Abstract Only) - (15-Jan-99)
Glyptapanteles Indiensis Polydnavirus DNA Maintenance in Transformed Lymantria Dispar and Other Insect Cell Lines - (Abstract Only) - (11-Jul-98)
Phytoplasma: Ecology and Genomic Diversity - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (26-May-98)
Revised Classification Scheme of Phytoplasmas Based on Rflp Analyses of 16s Rrna and Ribosomal Protein Gene Sequences - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (09-Apr-98)
Parasitic Wasp Virus DNA Has Ability to Transform Insect Cells - (Abstract Only) - (19-Mar-98)
Phylogeny and Classification of Genera Clavibacter and Rathayibacter on Thebasis of 16s Rdna Sequence - (Abstract Only) - (22-May-97)
Prospects for Use of Glyptapanteles Indiensis Polydnavirus DNA for Stable Insect Cell Transformation - (Abstract Only) - (09-May-97)
Phylogeny and Classification of Bacteria in the Genera Clavibacter and Rathayibacter on the Basis of 16s Rdna Sequence Analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-Apr-97)
Molecular Identification and Characterization of Phytoplasmas Associated with Cherry Lethal Yellows and Some Important Tree and Shrub Diseases in China - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (26-Dec-96)
Ultrasensitive Detection of Potato Ring Rot Bacterium, Clavibacter Michiganensis Subsp Sepedonicus and Analysis of 16s Rdna for Classificationof Genera Classification of Genera Clavibacter and Rathayibacter - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (29-Oct-96)
Transformation of Gypsy Moth (Lymantria Dispar) Cell Lines by Infection with Glyptapanteles Indiensis Polydnavirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (23-Jul-96)
Integration of Insect Viral DNA into Lymantria Dispar (Gypsy Moth) Cellular Genome in Vitro - (Abstract Only) - (01-Mar-96)
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