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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Scott Gold
Toxicology and Mycotoxin Research
RESEARCH PLANT PATHOLOGIST
Scott.Gold@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (706) 546-3174
Fax: (706) 546-3116
Room 326
USDA, ARS, SAA
RBRRC
950 COLLEGE STATION RD
ATHENS, GA, 30605

Projects
Eliminating Fusarium Mycotoxin Contamination of Corn by Targeting Fungal Mechanisms and Adaptations Conferring Fitness in Corn
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 430468

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
He said, she said: mRNA sequencing identifies specificity in metabolic response to Bacillus mojavensis lipopeptides in Fusarium verticillioides - (Abstract Only)
Blacutt, A., Gold, S.E. 2016. He said, she said: mRNA sequencing identifies specificity in metabolic response to Bacillus mojavensis lipopeptides in Fusarium verticillioides. International Symposium of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Irapuato, Mexico, May 12-14, 2015
RNA-Seq analysis of stuA mutants in Fusarium verticillioides indicates dramatic genomic wide transcriptional reprogramming - (Abstract Only)
Rath, M., Crenshaw, N.J., Gold, S.E. 2016. RNA-Seq analysis of stuA mutants in Fusarium verticillioides indicates dramatic genomic wide transcriptional reprogramming. International Symposium of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Irapuato, Mexico, May 12-14, 2015
A Battle in a Kernel: Molecular Exploration of Antagonisms between Two Maize Endophytes, Fusarium verticillioides and Acremonium zeae - (Abstract Only) - (15-Mar-16)
Global Analysis of Horizontal Gene Transfer in Fusarium verticillioides - (Abstract Only) - (15-Mar-16)
Two horizontally transferred xenobiotic resistance gene clusters associated with detoxification of benozoxazolinones by Fusarium species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Glenn, A.E., Davis, C.B,. Gao, M., Gold, S.E., Mitchell, T.R., Proctor, R.H., Stewart, J.E., Snook, M.E. 2016. Two horizontally transferred xenobiotic resistance gene clusters associated with detoxification of benozoxazolinones by Fusarium species. PLoS One. 11(1):e0147486.
Effects of hydrogen peroxide on different toxigenic and atoxigenic isolates of Aspergillus flavus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fountain, J.C., Scully, B.T., Chen, Z., Gold, S.E., Glenn, A.E., Abbas, H.K., Lee, R.D., Kemerait, R.C., Guo, B. 2015. Effects of hydrogen peroxide on different toxigenic and atoxigenic isolates of Aspergillus flavus. Toxins. 7:2985-2999.
Horizontal gene transfer confers adaptive advantages to phytopathogenic fungi: a case study of catalase-peroxidase in Fusarium verticillioides - (Abstract Only)
Gao, S., Gold, S.E., Glenn, A.E. 2015. Horizontal gene transfer confers adaptive advantages to phytopathogenic fungi: a case study of catalase-peroxidase in Fusarium verticillioides . American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. August 1-5, 2015. Pasadena CA.
Molecular Exploration of Beta-Lactamases in Fusarium verticillioides - (Abstract Only)
Gao, M., Glenn, A.E., Gold, S.E. 2015. Molecular Exploration of Beta-Lactamases in Fusarium verticillioides. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. August 1-5, 2015. Pasadena, CA.
Characterization of stuA mutants in the mycotoxigenic maize pathogen Fusarium verticillioides - (Abstract Only)
Rath, M., Crenshaw, N.J., Gold, S.E. 2015. Characterization of stuA mutants in the mycotoxigenic maize pathogen Fusarium verticillioides. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. Pasadena, CA. Aug. 1-5, 2015.
It’s War Out There: Fighting for life with xenobiotic degrading enzymes - (Abstract Only)
Gold, S.E., Glenn, A.E. 2015. It’s War Out There: Fighting for life with xenobiotic degrading enzymes. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Abstracts. Irapuato, Mexico, May 12-14, 2015
Mycoses and Mycotoxicoses - (Book / Chapter) - (20-Apr-15)
Whole-Genome Shotgun Sequence of Bacillus mojavensis Strain RRC101, an Endophytic Bacterium Antagonistic to the Mycotoxigenic Endophytic Fungus Fusrium verticillioides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gold, S.E., Blacutt, A.A., Meinersmann, R.J., Bacon, C.W. 2014. Whole-Genome Shotgun Sequence of Bacillus mojavensis Strain RRC101, an Endophytic Bacterium Antagonistic to the Mycotoxigenic Endophytic Fungus Fusrium verticillioides. Genome Announcements. 2(5):01090-1114.
Conserved and distinct functions of the "stunted" (StuA)-Homolog Ust1 during cell differentiation in the corn smut fungus Ustilago maydis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baeza-Montanez, L., Gold, S.E., Espeso, E.A., Garcia-Pedrajas, M.D. 2015. Conserved and distinct functions of the "stunted" (StuA)-Homolog Ust1 during cell differentiation in the corn smut fungus Ustilago maydis. Molecular Plant Microbe International Symposium. 28(1):86-102.
Transcriptome analysis of a Ustilago maydis ust1 deletion mutant uncovers involvement of laccase and polyketide synthase genes in spore development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Islamovic, E., Garcia-Pedrajas, M.D., Chacko, N., Andrews, D.L., Covert, S.F., Gold, S.E. 2015. Transcriptome analysis of a Ustilago maydis ust1 deletion mutant uncovers involvement of laccase and polyketide synthase genes in spore development. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 28(1):42-54.
An Earful of Corn Smut - (Abstract Only)
Gold, S.E. 2014. An Earful of Corn Smut. University Gdansk, XX Biotechnology Summer School. September 2-7, 2014. Gdansk, Poland.
Food Fight: Fungal Foe Frustration (Fusarium verticillioides vs. the world of xenobiotics) - (Abstract Only)
Gold, S.E., Gao, M., Crenshaw, N., Rath, M., Blacutt, A., Gao, S., Glenn, A.E. 2014. Food Fight: Fungal Foe Frustration (Fusarium verticillioides vs. the world of xenobiotics). American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. Poster 54-P.
Let's get physical!: Comment on" Physical methods for genetic transformation of fungi and yeast" by Ana L. Rivera, Denis Magaña-Ortíz, Miguel Gómez-Lim, Francisco Fernández and Achim M. Loske. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gold, S.E. 2014. Let's get physical!: Comment on" Physical methods for genetic transformation of fungi and yeast" by Ana L. Rivera, Denis Magaña-Ortíz, Miguel Gómez-Lim, Francisco Fernández and Achim M. Loske. Elsevier. 11(2):215-216.
Reactive oxygen species and their possible role in defense signaling in maize-Aspergilus flavus interations - (Abstract Only)
Fountain, J.C., Scully, B.T., Gold, S.E., Glenn, A.E., Kemerait, R.C., Guo, B. 2014. Reactive oxygen species and their possible role in defense signaling in maize-Aspergilus flavus interations [abstract]. Gerogia Association of Plant Pathologist.
Analyses of black Aspergillus species of peanut and maize for ochratoxins and fumonisins Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palencia, E.R., Mitchell, T.R., Snook, M.E., Glenn, A.E., Gold, S.E., Hinton, D.M., Riley, R.T., Bacon, C.W. 2014. Analyses of black Aspergillus species of peanut and maize for ochratoxins and fumonisins. Journal of Food Protection. 77(5):805-813. DOI: 10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-13-321.
Two members of the Ustilago maydis velvet family influence teliospore development and virulence on maize seedlings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Karakkat, B.B., Gold, S.E., Covert, S.F. 2013. Two members of the Ustilago maydis velvet family influence teliospore development and virulence on maize seedlings. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 61(2013):111-119.
Genomic and biochemical characterization of cyclic lipopeptides of Bacillus mojavensis RRC101, an antagonist of Fusarium verticillioides - (Abstract Only)
Blacutt, A.A., Gold, S.E., Mitchell, T.R. 2013. Genomic and biochemical characterization of cyclic lipopeptides of Bacillus mojavensis RRC101, an antagonist of Fusarium verticillioides [abstract]. Phtopathology 103(Suppl. 2):S2.16. DOI: 10.1094/PHYTO-103-6-S2.16
Family disintegration: one fusarium verticillioides beta-lactamase at a time - (Abstract Only)
Gold, S.E., Lin, X., Crenshaw, N.J., Glenn, A.E. 2013. Family disintegration: one fusarium verticillioides beta-lactamase at a time [abstract]. Fungal Genetics Reports 60(Suppl':Abstract #539. p. 253.
A fungal metallo-beta-lactamase necessary for biotransformation of maize phytoprotectant compounds - (Abstract Only)
Glenn, A.E., Davis, C.B., Snook, M.E., Gold, S.E. 2013. A fungal metallo-beta-lactamase necessary for biotransformation of maize phytoprotectant compounds [abstract]. Fungal Genetics Reports. 60(Suppl):540.
The virally encoded killer proteins from Ustilago maydis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allen, A., Islamovic, E., Kaur, J., Gold, S.E., Shah, D., Smith, T.J. 2013. The virally encoded killer proteins from Ustilago maydis. Fungal Biology Reviews. 26(4):166-173. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fbr.2012.10.001
Deletion of the Ustilago maydis ortholog of the Aspergillus sporulation regulator medA affects mating and virulence through pheromone response Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chacko, N., Gold, S.E. 2012. Deletion of the Ustilago maydis ortholog of the Aspergillus sporulation regulator medA affects mating and virulence through pheromone response. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 49:426-432. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fgb.2012.04.002
Isolation of UmRrm75, a gene involved in dimorphism and virulence of Ustilago maydis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodriguez-Kessler, M., Baeza-Montanez, L., Garcia-Pedrajas, M.D., Tapia-Morena, A., Gold, S.E., Jimenez-Bremont, J.F., Ruiz-Herrera, J. 2012. Isolation of UmRrm75, a gene involved in dimorphism and virulence of Ustilago maydis. Microbiological Research. 167:270-282.
Rapid deletion plasmid construction methods for protoplast and Agrobacterium based fungal transformation systems - (Book / Chapter)
Garcia-Pedrajas, M.D., Paz, Z., Andrews, D.L., Baeza-Montanez, L., Gold, S.E. 2012. Rapid deletion plasmid construction methods for protoplast and Agrobacterium based fungal transformation systems. In: Gupta, V., Tuohy, M., Ayyachamy, M., Turner, K., O'Donovan, A., editors. Laboratory Protocols in Fungal Biology. New York, NY: Springer-Verlag New York Inc. p. 375-394.
Assessment of autophagosome formation by transmission electron microscopy - (Book / Chapter)
Nadal, M., Gold, S.E. 2011. Assessment of autophagosome formation by transmission electron microscopy. In: Bolton, M.D., Thomma, B., editors. Methods in Molecular Biology--Plant Fungal Pathogens: Methods and Protocols. New York, NY: Humana Press. p. 481-489.
Transgenic maize plants expressing the Totivirus antifungal protein, KP4, are highly resistant to corn smut Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allen, A., Islamovic, E., Kaur, J., Gold, S.E., Shah, D., Smith, T.J. 2011. Transgenic maize plants expressing the Totivirus antifungal protein, KP4, are highly resistant to corn smut. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 9:857-864. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7652.2011.00590.x/abstract
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