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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Michelle Cilia
Biological Integrated Pest Management Unit
Research Molecular Biologist

Phone: (607) 254-5453
Fax: (607) 255-1132
USDA,REE,ARS,NAA,BIPMR
RW HOLLEY CENTER, 538 TOWER ROAD
ITHACA, NY, 14853-2901

Projects
MANAGEMENT AND BIOLOGY OF VIRUS AND NEMATODE DISEASES OF POTATO AND SMALL GRAINS
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 423113

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Evidence for lysine acetylation in the coat protein of a Polerovirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (13-Jun-14)
An interdisciplinary approach to combat HLB - (Trade Journal)
Chin, E., Mishchuk, D.O., Bruce, J., Cilia, M., Coaker, G., Davis, C., Jin, H., Ma, W., Seller, G., Levesque, C., Godfrey, K., Slupsky, C.M. 2014. An interdisciplinary approach to combat HLB. Citrograph. Available: http://www.citrusresearch.org/citrograph-winter-2014.
Circulative, “Nonpropagative” Virus Transmission: An orchestra of virus, insect and plant derived instruments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gray, S.M., Cilia, M., Ghanim, M. 2014. Circulative, “Nonpropagative” Virus Transmission: An orchestra of virus, insect and plant derived instruments. Advances in Virus Research. 89:141-99.
Evidence for the biochemical basis of host virulence in the greenbug aphid, Schizaphis graminum (Homoptera: Aphididae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pinheiro, P., Bereman, M., Burd, J., Pals, M.A., Armstrong, J.S., Howe, K.J., Thannhauser, T.W., Maccoss, M., Gray, S.M., Cilia, M. 2014. Evidence for the biochemical basis of host virulence in the greenbug aphid, Schizaphis graminum (Homoptera: Aphididae). Journal of Proteome Research. 13(4), pp 2094–2108.
Infection of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci with Rickettsia spp. alters its interactions with Tomato yellow leaf curl virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kliot, A., Cilia, M., Czosnek, H., Ghanim, M. 2014. Infection of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci with Rickettsia spp. alters its interactions with Tomato yellow leaf curl virus. Journal of Virology. 88(10):5652-60.
Genomic and proteomic analysis of Schizaphis graminum reveals cyclophilin proteins are involved in the transmission of Cereal yellow dwarf virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tamborindeguy, C., Bereman, M., Deblasio, S.L., Igwe, D., Smith, D., White, F., Maccoss, M., Gray, S.M., Cilia, M. 2013. Genomic and proteomic analysis of Schizaphis graminum reveals cyclophilin proteins are involved in the transmission of Cereal yellow dwarf virus. PLoS One. 8(8):e71620.
The identification of protein biomarkers distinguishing virus transmission competent and refractive insect populations by coupling genetics with quantitative intact proteomics - (Proceedings) - (09-May-13)
Discovery and targeted LC-MS/MS of purified polerovirus reveals differences in the virus-host interactome associated with altered aphid transmission - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cilia, M., Peter, K.A., Bereman, M., Howe, K.J., Fish, T., Smith, D., Gildow, F., Maccoss, M., Gray, S.M. 2012. Discovery and targeted LC-MS/MS of purified polerovirus reveals differences in the virus-host interactome associated with altered aphid transmission. PLoS One. 7(10).
Cross-linking measurements of the potato leafroll virus reveal protein interaction topologies required for virion stability, aphid transmission, and virus-plant interactions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chavez, J., Cilia, M., Ju, H., Weisbrod, C., Eng, J.K., Gray, S.M., Bruce, J.E. 2012. Cross-linking measurements of the potato leafroll virus reveal protein interaction topologies required for virion stability, aphid transmission, and virus-plant interactions. Journal of Proteome Research. 11(5):2968-2981.
Homopteran vector biomarkers for efficient circulative plant virus transmission are conserved in multiple aphid species and the whitefly Bemisia tabaci - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cilia, M., Bereman, M., Fish, T., Maccoss, M.J., Gray, S.M. 2012. Homopteran vector biomarkers for efficient circulative plant virus transmission are conserved in multiple aphid species and the whitefly Bemisia tabaci. Journal of Integrative Agriculture. 11(2):249-262.
Biomarker discovery from the top down: protein biomarkers for efficient virus transmission by insects (Homoptera: Aphididae) discovered by coupling genetics and 2-D DIGE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cilia, M., Howe, K.J., Fish, T., Smith, D., Mahoney, J., Tamborindeguy, C., Burd, J.D., Thannhauser, T.W., Gray, S.M. 2011. Biomarker discovery from the top down: protein biomarkers for efficient virus transmission by insects (Homoptera: Aphididae) discovered by coupling genetics and 2-D DIGE. Proteomics. 11:2440-2458.
Genetics coupled to quantitative intact proteomics links heritable aphid and endosymbiont protein isoform expression to polerovirus transmission - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cilia, M., Tamborindeguy, C., Fish, T., Howe, K.J., Thannhauser, T.W., Gray, S.M. 2011. Genetics coupled to quantitative intact proteomics links heritable aphid and endosymbiont protein isoform expression to polerovirus transmission. Journal of Virology. 85(5):2148-2166.
Tangible benefits of the pea aphid genome sequencing in proteomics research: enhancements in protein identification, data incorporation, and evaluation criteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cilia, M., Thannhauser, T.W., Gray, S.M. 2010. Tangible benefits of the pea aphid genome sequencing in proteomics research: enhancements in protein identification, data incorporation, and evaluation criteria. Journal of Insect Physiology. Available: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21070785.
The identification of protein biomarkers distinguishing virus transmission competent and refractive insect populations by coupling genetics with quantitative intact proteomics - (Proceedings)
Cilia, M., Tamborindeguy, C., Thannhauser, T.W., Gray, S.M. 2010. The identification of protein biomarkers distinguishing virus transmission competent and refractive insect populations by coupling genetics with quantitative intact proteomics. Journal of American Society for Mass Spectrometry. 58:42.
The proteomics toolbox for agricultural research: precision biomarker discovery using genetics - (Proceedings)
Cilia, M., Tamborindeguy, C., Thannhauser, T.W., Gray, S.M. 2010. The proteomics toolbox for agricultural research: precision biomarker discovery using genetics. Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology. 27:20.
Combined use of 2-D reverse phase chromatography & data independent mass spectrometry simultaneously characterizing proteomes of Schizaphis graminum & its obligate endosymbiont Buchnera aphidicola, from whole aphid extracts - (Abstract Only)
Mclaughlin, M., Cilia, M., Howe, K.J., Gray, S.M., Thannhauser, T.W. 2010. Combined use of 2-D reverse phase chromatography & data independent mass spectrometry simultaneously characterizing proteomes of Schizaphis graminum & its obligate endosymbiont Buchnera aphidicola, from whole aphid extracts. Journal of Biomolecular Techniques. 21(3):S58.
A Comparison of Protein Extraction Methods Suitable for Gel-Based Proteomics Studies of Aphid Proteins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cilia, M., Fish, T., Yang, X., Mclaughlin, M., Thannhauser, T.W., Gray, S.M. 2009. A Comparison of Protein Extraction Methods Suitable for Gel-Based Proteomics Studies of Aphid Proteins. Journal of Biomolecular Techniques. 20(4):201-215.
Control of Arabidopsis meristem development by thioredoxin-dependent regulation of intercellular transport - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Benitez-Alfonso, Y., Cilia, M., San Roman, A., Thomas, C., Maule, A., Hearn, S., Jackson, D. 2009. Control of Arabidopsis meristem development by thioredoxin-dependent regulation of intercellular transport. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 106(9):3615-3620.
Towards sustaining women through critical transition points in scientific careers: a workshop summary. - (Popular Publication)
Cilia, M. 2008. Towards sustaining women through critical transition points in scientific careers: a workshop summary.. Journal of Biomolecular Techniques. 19(5):353–355.
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