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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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SUSAN D LAWRENCE
Invasive Insect Biocontrol and Behavior Laboratory
Research Molecular Biologist

Phone: (301) 504-6144
Fax: (301) 504-5104
Room 271
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.)
Herbivory responsive C2H2 zinc finger transcription factor protein StZFP2 from potato - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lawrence, S.D., Novak, N.G., Jones, R.W., Farrar, R.R., Blackburn, M.B. 2014. Herbivory responsive C2H2 zinc finger transcription factor protein StZFP2 from potato. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 80:226-233.
Discovery of a novel aquaporin ZmPIP2-8 from southern corn rootworm infested maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lawrence, S.D., Novak, N.G., Xu, H., Cooke, J.E. 2013. Discovery of a novel aquaporin ZmPIP2-8 from southern corn rootworm infested maize. Plant Signaling and Behavior. 8:8.
Expression of biologically active human interferon alpha 2 in aloe vera - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lowther, W., Yeow, W., Lawrence, S.D. 2012. Expression of biologically active human interferon alpha 2 in aloe vera. Transgenic Research. DOI: 10.1007/s11248-012-9616-0.
Root herbivory: molecular analysis of the maize transcriptome upon infestation by Southern corn rootworm, Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lawrence, S.D., Novak, N.G., El Kayal, W., Ju, C., Cooke, J. 2012. Root herbivory: molecular analysis of the maize transcriptome upon infestation by Southern corn rootworm, Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi. Physiologia Plantarum. 144:303-319.
A soluble form of P74 can act as a per os infectivity factor to the autographa californica multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jeffrey, S., Lawrence, S.D., Krell, P.J., Arif, B.M. 2010. A soluble form of P74 can act as a per os infectivity factor to the autographa californica multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus. Journal of General Virology. 91:915-918.
Cytokinin primes plant responses to wounding and reduces insect performance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dervinis, C., Frost, C., Lawrence, S.D., Novak, N.G., Davis, J. 2010. Cytokinin primes plant responses to wounding and reduces insect performance. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation. 29(3):289-296.
Examining the molecular interaction between potato (Solanum tuberosum) and Colorado potato beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lawrence, S.D., Novak, N.G., Ju, C., Cooke, J. 2008. Examining the molecular interaction between potato (solanum tuberosum) and colorado potato beetle leptinotarsa decemlineata. Botany. 86:1080-1091. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/B08-074.
Potato defense against Colorado potato beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say): microarray gene expression profiling of potato (Solanum tuberosum) by Colorado potato beetle infestation and regurgitant treatment of - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lawrence, S., Novak, N., Ju, C., Cooke, J. 2008. Potato, Solanum Tuberosum, defense against Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say): Microarray gene expression profiling of potato by Colorado potato beetle regurgitant treatment of wounded leaves. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 34(8)1013-1025. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10886-008-9507-2.
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.
Inhibition of Proteinase Inhibitor Transcripts by Leptinotarsa Decemlineata Regurgitant in Lycopersicon Esculentum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lawrence, S.D., Novak, N.G., Blackburn, M.B. 2007. Inhibition of proteinase inhibitor transcripts by leptinotarsa decemlineata regurgitant in lycopersicon esculentum. Journal of Chemical Ecology 33:1041-1048.
Remarkable Susceptibility of the Diamondback Moth (Plutella Xylostella L.) to Ingestion of Pir Toxins from Photorhabdus Luminescens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blackburn, M.B., Farrar, R.R., Novak, N.G., Lawrence, S.D. 2006. Remarkable susceptibility of the diamondback moth (plutella xylostella l.) to ingestion of pir toxins from photorhabdus luminescens. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 121:31-37.
Genetic Modification of Cassava for Enhanced Starch Production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ihemere, U., Arias-Garzon, D., Lawrence, S.D., Sayre, R. 2006. Genetic modification of cassava for enhanced starch production. Plant Biotechnology. Vol.4, #4 Pg. 453.465
Expression of Poplar Chitinase in Tomato Leads to Inhibition of Development in Colorado Potato Beetle. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lawrence, S.D., Novak, N.G. 2006. Expression of poplar chitinase in tomato leads to inhibition of development in colorado potato beetle.. Biotechnology Letters. Vol. 28, no.#8 pg. 593-599
Evidence for Proteolytic Cleavage of the Baculovirus Odv Envelope Protein, P74. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Slack, J.M., Lawrence, S.D. 2005. Evidence for proteolytic cleavage of the baculovirus ODV envelope protein. Journal of General Virology. 86:1637-1643.
Maize Genes Induced by Herbivory and Volicitin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lawrence, S.D., Novak, N.G. 2004. Maize genes induced by herbivory and volicitin. Journal of Chemical Ecology.30(12) 2543-2557.
Development of a Novel Transgenic Insect Delivery System - (Abstract Only) - (01-Mar-99)
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