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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Michelle A Graham
Corn Insects and Crop Genetics Research
Research Geneticist (Plants)

Phone: (515) 294-3626
Fax: (515) 294-9359
IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY
1575 AGRONOMY BLDG
AMES, IA, 50011

Projects
Functional and Structural Genetic Analysis of Soybean and Other Legumes
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 425285
Identifying Genetic Pathways Involved in Iron Efficiency of Soybean
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 426450
R-gene Clusters for Phytophthora Sojae Resistance: Cloning Rps Genes
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 424783
GENOMICS TO ACCELERATE THE ANNUAL RATE OF SOYBEAN GENETIC YIELD IMPROVEMENT
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 422292
HIGH-IMPACT RESEARCH FOR SOYBEAN IMPROVEMENT USING GENETICS AND GENOMICS - GEORGIA
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 422329
HIGH-IMPACT RESEARCH FOR SOYBEAN IMPROVEMENT USING GENETICS AND GENOMICS - DELAWARE
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 422330
HIGH-IMPACT RESEARCH FOR SOYBEAN IMPROVEMENT USING GENETICS AND GENOMICS - MISSOURIGS
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 422332
HIGH-IMPACT RESEARCH FOR SOYBEAN IMPROVEMENT USING GENETICS AND GENOMICS - MISSOURIHN
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 422333
HIGH-IMPACT RESEARCH FOR SOYBEAN IMPROVEMENT USING GENETICS AND GENOMICS - ILLINOIS
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 422335
HIGH-IMPACT RESEARCH FOR SOYBEAN IMPROVEMENT USING GENETICS AND GENOMICS - GEORGIA
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 422702
IDENTIFICATION OF BREEDER MOLECULAR SIGNATURES - IOWA STATE
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 423361

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Identification of candidate genes involved in early iron deficiency chlorosis signaling in soybean (Glycine max) roots and leaves - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moran Lauter, A., Peiffer, G.A., Yin, T., Cook, D., Shoemaker, R.C., Graham, M.A. 2014. Identification of candidate genes involved in early iron deficiency chlorosis signaling in soybean (Glycine max) roots and leaves. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 15:702 DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-702.
The haustorial transcriptomes of Uromyces appendiculatus and Phakopsora pachyrhizi and their candidate effector families - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Link, T.I., Lang, P., Scheffler, B.E., Duke, M.V., Graham, M.A., Cooper, B., Tucker, M.L., Van De Mortel, M., Voegele, R.T., Mendgen, K., Baum, T.J., Whitham, S.A. 2014. The haustorial transcriptomes of Uromyces appendiculatus and Phakopsora pachyrhizi and their candidate effector families. Molecular Plant Pathology. 15(4):379-393. DOI:10.1111/mpp.12099.
Visual mining methods for RNA-Seq data: data structure, dispersion estimation and significance testing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yin, T., Majumder, M., Chowdhury, N., Cook, D., Shoemaker, R.C., Graham, M.A. 2013. Visual mining methods for RNA-Seq data: data structure, dispersion estimation and significance testing. Journal of Data Mining in Genomics & Proteomics. 4:139. DOI 10.4172/2153-0602.1000139.
A re-sequencing based assessment of genomic heterogeneity and fast neutron-induced deletions in a common bean cultivar Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Rourke, J.A., Iniguez, L.P., Bucciarelli, B., Roessler, J., Schumtz, J., McClean, P., Jackson, S.A., Hernandez, G., Graham, M.A., Stupar, R.M., Vance, C.P. 2013. A re-sequencing based assessment of genomic heterogeneity and fast neutron-induced deletions in a common bean cultivar. Frontiers in Plant Genetics and Genomics. DOI:10.3389/fpls.2013.00210.
Replication protein A subunit 3 and the iron efficiency response in soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Atwood, S., O'Rourke, J., Peiffer, G., Yin, T., Majumder, M., Zhang, C., Cianzio, S., Hill, J., Cook, D., Whitham, S., Shoemaker, R.C., Graham, M.A. 2013. Replication protein A subunit 3 and the iron efficiency response in soybean. Plant Cell and Environment. DOI: 10.1111/pce.12147.
Transcriptome analyses and virus induced gene silencing identify genes in the Rpp4-mediated Asian soybean rust resistance pathway - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morales, A., O'Rourke, J.A., Van De Mortel, M., Schneider, K., Bancroft, T., Borem, A., Nelson, R., Nettleton, D., Baum, T., Shoemaker, R.C., Frederick, R.D., Abdelnoor, R.V., Pedley, K.F., Whitham, S.A., Graham, M.A. 2013. Transcriptome analyses and virus induced gene silencing identify genes in the Rpp4-mediated Asian soybean rust resistance pathway. Functional Plant Biology. DOI:10.1071/FP12296.
Investigating nitrogen deficiency in common beans - (Abstract Only)
O'Rourke, J.A., Iniguez, L.P., Bucciarelli, B., Woodey, J.L., Shoemaker, R.C., Graham, M.A., Cannon, S.B., Mcclean, P.E., Jackson, S.A., Hernandez, G., Vance, C.P. 2012. Investigating nitrogen deficiency in common beans [abstract]. Molecular & Cellular Biology of the Soybean Conference, August 12-15, 2012, Des Moines, Iowa. Available: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/registration/events/soybean/speakeranchor.htm#speaker16.
Molecular mapping of the mutant fap4(A24) allele for elevated palmitate concentration in soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oltmans-Deardorff, S.E., Fehr, W.R., Welke, G.A., Shoemaker, R.C., Graham, M.A. 2012. Molecular mapping of the mutant fap4(A24) allele for elevated palmitate concentration in soybean. Crop Science. 53(1):106-111.
Inheritance and molecular mapping of an allele providing resistance to Cowpea mild mottle virus-like symptoms in soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brace, R.C., Fehr, W.R., Graham, M.A. 2012. Inheritance and molecular mapping of an allele providing resistance to Cowpea mild mottle virus-like symptoms in soybean. Crop Science. 52(5):2109-2114.
The future of soybean genomics is here - (Review Article)
Shoemaker, R.C., Severin, A., Woody, J.L., Cannon, S.B., Graham, M.A. 2013. The future of soybean genomics is here. Grain Legumes. 1:16-18.
Advances on molecular studies of the interaction soybean - Asian rust - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morales, A., Borem, A., Graham, M.A., Abelnoor, R. 2012. Advances on molecular studies of the interaction soybean - Asian rust. Crop Breeding and Applied Biotechnology. 12:1-7.
Day temperature influences the male-sterile locus in soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wiebbecke, C.E., Graham, M.A., Cianzio, S.R., Palmer, R.G. 2012. Day temperature influences the male-sterile locus in soybean. Crop Science. 52(4):1503-1510.
Soybean homologs of MPK4 negatively regulate defense responses and positively regulate growth and development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, J., Horstman, H.D., Braun, E., Graham, M.A., Zhang, C., Navarre, D., Lee, Y., Nettleton, D., Hill, J.H., Whitham, S.A. 2011. Soybean homologs of MPK4 negatively regulate defense responses and positively regulate growth and development. Journal of Plant Physiology. 157(3):2363-1378.
Changes in twelve conserved soybean genomic regions following three rounds of polyploidy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Severin, A.J., Cannon, S.B., Graham, M.A., Grant, D.M., Shoemaker, R.C. 2011. Changes in twelve conserved soybean genomic regions following three rounds of polyploidy. The Plant Cell. 23(9):3129-3136.
Biphasic gene expression changes elicited by Phakopsora pachyrhizi in soybean correlates with fungal penetration and haustoria formation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schneider, K.T., Van De Mortel, M., Bancroft, T.J., Nelson, R., Nettleton, D., Braun, E., Frederick, R.D., Baum, T.J., Graham, M.A., Whitham, S.A. 2011. Biphasic gene expression changes elicited by Phakopsora pachyrhizi in soybean correlates with fungal penetration and haustoria formation. Plant Physiology. 157:355-371.
Identification of genes that mediate protection against soybean pathogens - (Book / Chapter) - (26-Nov-10)
Functional analysis of the Asian soybean rust resistance pathway mediated by Rpp2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pandey, A.K., Yang, C., Zhang, C., Graham, M.A., Horstman, H.D., Lee, Y., Zabotina, O.A., Hill, J.H., Pedley, K.F., Whitham, S.A. 2011. Functional analysis of the Asian soybean rust resistance pathway mediated by Rpp2. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 24:194-206.
Gene expression patterns are correlated with genomic and genic structure in soybean Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Woody, J.L., Severin, A., Bolon, Y.E., Joseph, B., Diers, B.W., Farmer, A.T., Weeks, N.T., Muehlbauer, G.J., Nelson, R., Grant, D.M., Specht, J.E., Graham, M.A., Cannon, S.B., May, G.D., Vance, C.P., Shoemaker, R.C. 2011. Gene expression patterns are correlated with genomic and genic structure in soybean. Genome. 54(1):10-18.
Rna-Seq Atlas of Glycine Max: a Guide to the Soybean Transcriptome Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Severin, A.J., Woody, J.L., Bolon, Y.E., Joseph, B., Diers, B.W., Farmer, A.D., Muehlbauer, G.J., Nelson, R., Grant, D.M., Specht, J.E., Graham, M.A., Cannon, S.B., May, G.D., Vance, C.P., Shoemaker, R.C. 2010. RNA-Seq Atlas of Glycine max: a guide to the soybean transcriptome. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 10:610.
Complementary Genetic and Genomic Approaches Help Characterize the Linkage Group I Seed Protein QTL in Soybean Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bolon, Y.E., Joseph, B., Cannon, S.B., Graham, M.A., Diers, B.W., Farmer, A.D., May, G.D., Muehlbauer, G.J., Specht, J.E., Tu, Z., Weeks, N.T., Xu, W.W., Shoemaker, R.C., Vance, C.P. 2010. Complementary Genetic and Genomic Approaches Help Characterize the Linkage Group I Seed Protein QTL in Soybean. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 10:41. Available: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2229/10/41.
Integrating Microarray Analysis and the Soybean Genome to Understand the Soybean's Iron Deficiency Response - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Rourke, J.A., Nelson, R., Grant, D.M., Schmutz, J., Grimwald, J., Cannon, S.B., Vance, C.P., Graham, M.A., Shoemaker, R.C. 2009. Integrating Microarray Analysis and the Soybean Genome to Understand the Soybean's Iron Deficiency Response. Biomed Central(BMC)Genomics. 10:376. Available: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2164/10/376.
Retrotransposons Within Syntenic Regions Between Soybean and Medicago Truncatula and Their Contribution to Local Genome Evolution - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Joseph, B., Schlueter, J., Du, J., Graham, M.A., Ma, J., Shoemaker, R.C. 2009. Retrotransposons Within Syntenic Regions Between Soybean and Medicago Truncatula and Their Contribution to Local Genome Evolution. The Plant Genome. 2(3):211-223.
Identification and Analyses of Candidate Genes for Rpp4 Mediated Resistance to Asian Soybean Rust in Soybean (Glycine max) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meyer, J.D., Silva, D.C., Yang, C., Van De Mortel, M., Pedley, K.F., Hill, J.H., Shoemaker, R.C., Abdelnoor, R., Whitham, S.A., Graham, M.A. 2009. Identification and Analyses of Candidate Genes for Rpp4 Mediated Resistance to Asian Soybean Rust in Soybean (Glycine max). Plant Physiology. 150:295-307.
Genomic Studies in Soybean: Toward Understanding Seed Oil and Protein Production - (Abstract Only)
Bolon, Y.E., Joseph, B., Cannon, S.B., Diers, B., Farmer, A., Graham, M.A., May, G., Muehlbauer, G., Specht, J., Tu, Z., Weeks, N., Xu, W., Shoemaker, R.C., Vance, C.P. 2008. Genomic Studies in Soybean: Toward Understanding Seed Oil and Protein Production [abstract]. IV International Conference on Legume Genomics and Genetics, December 7-12, 2008, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Abstract No. W28. p. 101 and Abstract No. P57, p. 63.
Targeted Sequencing of the Rpp2 Asian Soybean Rust Resistance Locus - (Abstract Only) - (20-Jul-08)
Identification of Candidate Genes for the Rpp4 Asian Soybean Rust Resistance Locus in Soybean - (Abstract Only) - (20-Jul-08)
Targeted Sequencing and Analyses of the Rpp4 Asian Soybean Rust Resistance Locus in Soybean - (Abstract Only) - (20-Jul-08)
Molecular genetic analysis of seed protein control at Linkage Group I in soybean near-isogenic lines - (Abstract Only)
Bolon, Y.E., Joseph, B., Cannon, S.B., Diers, B., Farmer, A., Graham, M.A., May, G., Muehlbauer, G., Specht, J., Weeks, N., Shoemaker, R.C., Vance, C.P. 2008. Molecular Genetic Analysis of Seed Protein Control at Linkage Group I in Soybean Near-Isogenic Lines [abstract]. 12th Biennial Conference on Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Soybean, July 20-23, 2008, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Dissecting the molecular response of soybean to Asian soybean rust - (Abstract Only) - (01-Jun-08)
Sequence Level Analysis of Recently Duplicated Regions in the Soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.] Genome - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van, K., Kim, D., Mei Cai, C., Young Kim, M., Shin, J., Graham, M.A., Shoemaker, R.C., Choi, B., Yang, T., Lee, S. 2008. Sequence Level Analysis of Recently Duplicated Regions in the Soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.] Genome. DNA Research. 15:93-102.
Microarray analysis of iron deficiency chlorosis in near-isogenic soybean lines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Rourke, J.A., Charlson, D.V., Gonzalez, D.O., Vodkin, L.O., Graham, M.A., Cianzio, S.R., Grusak, M.A., Shoemaker, R.C. 2007. Microarray analysis of iron deficiency chlorosis in near-isogenic soybean lines. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 8:476.
Defensin-Like Genes: Genomic Perspectives on a Diverse Superfamily in Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Graham, M.A., Silverstein, K.A., Vandenbosch, K.A. 2008. Defensin-like genes: genomic perspectives on a diverse superfamily in plants. The Plant Genome/Crop Science. 48:S3-S11.
Gene expression profiling of soybean near-isogenic lines contrasting in seed protein and oil - (Abstract Only)
Bolon, Y.E., Diers, B., Graham, M.A., Muehlbauer, G., Shoemaker, R.C., Specht, J., Vance, C.P. 2008. Gene expression profiling of soybean near-isogenic lines contrasting in seed protein and oil [abstract]. XVI Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings, January 12-16, 2008, San Diego, California. Abstract W481.
Bioinformatic Resources for Soybean Genetic and Genomic Research - (Book / Chapter)
Grant, D.M., Nelson, R., Graham, M.A., Shoemaker, R.C. 2008. Bioinformatic resources for soybean genetic and genomic research. In: Stacey, Gary, editor. Genetics and Genomics of Soybean. New York, New York. Springer. p. 141-162.
Biphasic Responses of Resistant and Susceptible Soybean Plants to Soybean Rust, Phakopsora Pachyrhizi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van De Mortel, M., Recknor, J.C., Graham, M.A., Nettleton, D., Dittman, J., Nelson, R., Godoy, C.V., Abdelnoor, R.V., Almeida, A.M., Baum, T.J., Whitham, S.A. 2007. Biphasic responses of resistant and susceptible soybean plants to soybean rust, Phakopsora pachyrhizi. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 20:887-899.
Phosphorus stress in common bean: root transcript and metabolic responses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hernandez, G., Ramirez, M., Valdes-Lopez, O., Gebeyaw, M.T., Graham, M.A., Czechowski, T., Schlereth, A., Wandrey, M., Erban, A., Cheung, F., Wu, H., Lara, M., Town, C.D., Kopka, J., Udvardi, M.K., Vance, C.P. 2007. Phosphorus stress in common bean: root transcript and metabolic responses. Plant Physiology. 144:752-767.
Small Cysteine-Rich Peptides Resembling Antimicrobial Peptides Have Been under-Predicted in Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Silverstein, K.A., Moskal, Jr, W.A., Wu, H.C., Underwood, B.A., Graham, M.A., Town, C.D., Vandenbosch, K.A. 2007. Small cysteine-rich peptides resembling antimicrobial peptides have been under-predicted in plants. Plant Journal. 51:262-280.
Recent advances in legume-microbe interactions: recognition, defense response and symbiosis from a genomic perspective Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Samac, D.A., Graham, M.A. 2007. Recent advances in legume-microbe interactions: recognition, defense response, and symbiosis from a genomic perspective. Plant Physiology. 144:582-587.
Recovering from Iron Deficiency Chlorosis in Near Isogenic Soybeans: a Microarray Study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Rourke, J., Graham, M.A., Vodkin, L., Gonzalez, D., Cianzio, S., Shoemaker, R.C. 2007. Recovering from iron deficiency chlorosis in near isogenic soybeans: a microarray study. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 45:287-292.
Recovering from Iron Deficiency Chlorosis in Near Isogenic Soybeans: a Microarray Study - (Abstract Only)
O'Rourke, J.A., Graham, M.A., Cianzio, S.R., Shoemaker, R.C. 2007. Recovering from iron deficiency chlorosis in near isogenic soybeans: a microarray study [abstract]. Iron Nutrition and Interactions in Plants Symposium. Paper No. S6-P-21.
Identification of Candidate Phosphorus Stress Induced Genes in Phaseolus Vulgaris L. Through Clustering Analysis Across Several Plant Species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Graham, M.A., Ramirez, M., Valdes-Lopez, O., Lara, M., Tesfaye, M., Vance, C.P., Hernandez, G. 2006. Identification of candidate phosphorus stress induced genes in Phaseolus vulgaris L. through clustering analysis across several plant species. Functional Plant Biology. 33(8):789-797.
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