Lu, S., Turgeon, B.G., Edwards, M.C. 2015. A ToxA-like protein from Cochliobolus heterostrophus induces light-dependent leaf necrosis and acts as a virulence factor with host selectivity on maize. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 81:12-24.
Lu, S. 2014. Zn2+ blocks annealing of complementary single-stranded DNA in a sequence-selective manner. Scientific Reports. 4:5464. Available: http://www.nature.com/srep/2014/140626/srep05464/full/srep05464.html.
Lu, S., Edwards, M.C. 2014. Molecular cloning and characterization of a ToxA-like gene from the maize pathogen Cochliobolus heterostrophus [abstract]. XVI International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, July 6-10, 2014, Rhodes, Greece. Available: http://www.mpmi2014rhodes-hellas.gr/bookOfAbstracts/Posters/P316.pdf
Friesen, T.L., Liu, Z.H., Lu, S., Solomon, P.S., Oliver, R.P., Faris, J.D. 2013. Investigation of the role of the necrotrophic effector SnTox1 in virulence in the Stagonospora nodorum-wheat interaction. Plant and Animal Genome Conference, January 12-16, 2013, San Diego, CA.
Lu, S., Edwards, M.C., Friesen, T.L. 2013. Genetic variation of single nucleotide polymorphisms identified at the mating type locus correlates with form-specific disease phenotype in the barley net blotch fungus Pyrenophora teres. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 135(1):49-65.
Lu, S., Friesen, T.L., Faris, J.D. 2012. Differential expression of the pathogenesis-related protein 1 (PR-1) gene family in stem rust (Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici)-wheat interactions. American Phytopathological Society, August 4-8, 2012, Providence, RI. Available: http://www.apsnet.org/meetings/Documents/2012_Meeting_Abstracts/aps12abP582.htm
Lu, S., Friesen, T.L., Faris, J.D. 2011. Molecular characterization and genomic mapping of the pathogenesis-related protein 1 (PR-1) gene family in hexaploid wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 285:485-503.
Lu, S. 2012. Use of the yeast two-hybrid system to identify targets of fungal effectors. In: M. Bolton & B. Thomma (eds), Plant Fungal Pathogens: Methods and Protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology 835:165-189.
Martin, T., Lu, S., Tilbeurgh, H., Ripoll, D., Dixelius, C., Turgeon, B.G., Debuchy, R. 2010. Tracing the Origin of the fungal Sex a1 domain places its ancestor in the HMG-box superfamily: implication for fungal mating-type evolution. PLoS One. 5(12):e15199.
Yu, H., Chronis, D.N., Lu, S., Wang, X. 2011. Chorismate mutase: an alternatively spliced parasitism gene and a diagnostic marker for three important Globodera nematode species. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 129:89-102.
Lu, S., Platz, G., Edwards, M.C., Friesen, T.L. 2010. Mating Type (MAT) Locus -Specific PCR Markers for Differentiation of Pyrenophora teres f. teres and P. teres f. maculata, the Causal Agents of Barley Net Blotch. Phytopathology. 100(12):1298-1306.
Lu, S., Friesen, T.L. 2009. Genetic Diversity of Polyketide Synthase/Nonribosomal Peptide Synthetase Genes in Isolates of the Barley Net Blotch Fungus Pyrenophora teres f. teres. Meeting Abstract 99:S77
Lu, S., Friesen, T.L., Faris, J.D. 2009. Identification of ToxA-Interacting Proteins Suggests a Possible Role for Pathogenesis-Related Protein 1(PR-1) in Mediating Stagonospora Nodorum-wheat Interactions. Meeting Abstract. p. 97.