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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Todd J Ward
Mycotoxin Prevention and Applied Microbiology Research
Genetics

Phone: (309) 681-6394
Fax: (309) 681-6672
Room 2057A

USDA, ARS, MWA, NCAUR, BFPM
1815 N UNIVERSITY ST
PEORIA , IL 616043999

Projects
Genomic Analyses and Management of Agricultural and Industrial Microbial Genetic Resources and Associated Information
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424489
Novel Methods for Controlling Trichothecene Contamination of Grain and Improving the Climate Resilience of Food Safety and Security Programs
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 430282

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Fusarium praegraminearum sp. nov. is a novel nivalenol mycotoxin-producing head blight pathogen from New Zealand -
The geographic distribution and complex evolutionary history of the NX-2 trichothecene chemotype from Fusarium graminearum -
Kelly, A., Proctor, R.H., Belzile, F., Chulze, S.N., Clear, R.M., Cowger, C., Elmer, W., Lee, T., Obanor, F., Waalwijk, C., Ward, T.J. 2016. The geographic distribution and complex evolutionary history of the NX-2 trichothecene chemotype from Fusarium graminearum. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 95:39-48.
Population genomics of Fusarium graminearum head blight pathogens in North America -
Kelly, A.C., Ward, T.J. 2016. Population genomics of Fusarium graminearum head blight pathogens in North America [abstract].
First report of F. meridionale causing Fusarium Head Blight of wheat in Mexico -
Ceron-Bustamante, M., Ayala-Escobar, V., Nava-Diaz, C., Ward, T.J., Leyva-Mir, G., Villasenor-Mir, H.E. 2016. First report of Fusarium meridionale causing Fusarium Head Blight of wheat in Mexico. Plant Disease. 100(8):1790.
Isolation and characterization of an atypical Listeria monocytogenes associated with a canine urinary tract infection -
Palerme, J-S., Pan, P.C., Parsons, C.T., Kathariou, S., Ward, T.J., Jacob, M.E. 2016. Isolation and characterization of atypical Listeria monocytogenes associated with a canine urinary tract infection. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 28(5):604-607. doi: 10.117/1040638716661381.
Composition and toxigenic potential of the Fusarium graminearum species complex from maize ears, stalks and stubble in Brazil -
Kuhnem, P.R., Ward, T.J., Silva, C.N., Spolti, P., Ciliato, M.L., Tessman, D.J., Del Ponte, E.M. 2016. Composition and toxigenic potential of the Fusarium graminearum species complex from maize ears, stalks and stubble in Brazil. Plant Pathology. 65(7):1185-1191. doi: 10.1111/PPA.12497.
Determination of evolutionary relationships of outbreak-associated Listeria monocytogenes strains of serotypes 1/2a and 1/2b by whole-genome sequencing Reprint Icon -
Bergholz, T.M., den Bakker, H.C., Katz, L.S., Silk, B.J., Jackson, K.A., Kucerova, Z., Joseph, L.A., Turnsek, M., Gladney, L.M., Halpin, J.L., Xavier, K., Gossack, J., Ward, T.J., Frace, M., Tarr, C.L. 2016. Determination of evolutionary relationships of outbreak-associated Listeria monocytogenes strains of serotypes 1/2a and 1/2b by whole-genome sequencing. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 82(3):928-938.
DNA sequence-based identification of Fusarium: Current status and future directions -
O'Donnell, K., Ward, T.J., Robert, V.A.R.G., Crous, P.W., Geiser, D.M., Kang, S. 2015. DNA sequence-based identification of Fusarium: Current status and future directions. Phytoparasitica. 43(5):583-595.
Population subdivision of Fusarium graminearum from barley and wheat in the upper Midwestern United States at the turn of the century Reprint Icon -
Liang, J., Lofgren, L., Ma, Z., Ward, T.J., Kistler, H.C. 2015. Population subdivision of Fusarium graminearum from barley and wheat in the upper Midwestern United States at the turn of the century. Phytopathology. 105(11):1466-1474.
Diverse genomic location and sequence content of a Listeria monocytogenes chromosomal island harboring heavy metal resistance and other genes -
Dutta, V., Ward, T.J., Lee, S., Kathariou, S. 2015. Diverse genomic location and sequence content of a Listeria monocytogenes chromosomal island harboring heavy metal resistance and other genes [abstract].
First report of Fusarium graminearum, F. asiaticum and F. cortaderiae as head blight pathogens of annual ryegrass in Brazil -
Evolutionary relationships of outbreak-associated Listeria monocytogenes strains of serotypes 1/2a and 1/2b determined by whole genome sequencing -
Bergholz, T.M., Den Bakker, H.C., Katz, L.S., Silk, B.J., Jackson, K.A., Kucerova, Z., Joseph, L.A., Turnsek, M., Gladney, L.M., Ward, T.J. 2015. Evolutionary relationships of outbreak-associated Listeria monocytogenes strains of serotypes 1/2a and 1/2b determined by whole genome sequencing [abstract].
Diversity of Fusarium head blight populations and trichothecene toxin types reveals regional differences in pathogen composition and temporal dynamics Reprint Icon -
Kelly, A.C., Clear, R.M., O'Donnell, K., McCormick, S., Turkington, T.K., Tekauz, A., Gilbert, J., Kistler, H.C., Busman, M., Ward, T.J. 2015. Diversity of Fusarium head blight populations and trichothecene toxin types reveals regional differences in pathogen composition and temporal dynamics. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 82:22-31.
Listeria monocytogenes septicemia in an immunocompromised dog -
Pritchard, J.C., Jacob, M.E., Ward, T.J., Parsons, C.T., Kathariou, S., Wood, M.W. 2016. Listeria monocytogenes septicemia in an immunocompromised dog. Veterinary Clinical Pathology. 45(2):254-259.
Fusarium MLST database -
Crous, P.W., Robert, V.A.R.G., Lombard, L., Giraldo, A., van Diepeningen, A., O'Donnell, K., Ward, T.J., Geiser, D.M., Kang, S. 2016. Fusarium MLST database. Electronic Publication. Available: http://www.cbs.knaw.nl/fusarium/.
Multi-cereal molecular surveys suggest host preference among members of the Fusarium graminearum species complex from southern Brazil -
Del Ponte, E.M., Ward, T.J., Tessmann, D.J., Kuhnem, P.R., Gomes, L.B., Spolti, P., Nicolli, C.P., Silva, C.N. 2015. Multi-cereal molecular surveys suggest host preference among members of the Fusarium graminearum species complex from southern Brazil [abstract].
Comparative genomics reveals multiple causes of variation in mycotoxin production among Fusarium -
Proctor, R., Lee, T., Villani, A., Susca, A., McCormick, S.P., Ward, T.J., Brown, D.W. 2015. Comparative genomics reveals multiple causes of variation in mycotoxin production among Fusarium [abstract].
Polyglycine hydrolases: fungal b-lactamase-like endoproteases that cleave polyglycine regions within plant class IV chitinases Reprint Icon -
Naumann, T.A., Naldrett, M.J., Ward, T.J., Price, N.P. 2015. Polyglycine hydrolases: fungal b-lactamase-like endoproteases that cleave polyglycine regions within plant class IV chitinases. Protein Science. 24(7):1147-57. DOI: 10.1002/pro.2705.
Lessons from 455 Fusarium polyketide synthases -
Brown, D.W., Ward, T.J., Proctor, R. 2015. Lessons from 455 Fusarium polyketide synthases [abstract].
Contributions of vertical descent, horizontal transfer and gene loss to the distribution of mycotoxin biosynthetic gene clusters in Fusarium -
Proctor, R., Lee, T., Ward, T.J., Brown, D.W. 2015. Contributions of vertical descent, horizontal transfer and gene loss to the distribution of mycotoxin biosynthetic gene clusters in Fusarium [abstract].
The origin, distribution, and evolution of Type A trichothecenes in the Fusarium graminearum species complex -
Kelly, A.C., Kistler, H.C., Proctor, R., Ward, T.J. 2015. The origin, distribution, and evolution of Type A trichothecenes in the Fusarium graminearum species complex [abstract]. Fungal Genetics Conference.
Biosynthesis of DON/15-ADON and NX-2 by different variants of TRI1 from Fusarium graminearum -
Wiesenberger, G., Varga, E., Fruhmann, P., Stuckler, R., Ward, T.J., Krska, R., Berthiller, F., Adam, G. 2015. Biosynthesis of DON/15-ADON and NX-2 by different variants of TRI1 from Fusarium graminearum [abstract].
Genetic and phenotypic diversity within the Fusarium graminearum species complex in Norway Reprint Icon -
Aamot, H.U., Ward, T.J., Brodal, G., Vralstad, T., Larsen, G., Klemsdal, S.S., Elameen, A., Uhlig, S., Hofgaard, I.S. 2015. Genetic and phenotypic diversity within the Fusarium graminearum species complex in Norway. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 142(3):501-519.
New tricks of an old enemy: Isolates of Fusarium graminearum produce a type A trichothecene mycotoxin -
Varga, E., Wiesenberger, G., Hametner, C., Ward, T.J., Dong, Y., Schofbeck, D., McCormick, S.P., Broz, K., Stuckler, R., Schmeitzl, C., Kistler, H.C. 2014. New tricks of an old enemy: Isolates of Fusarium graminearum produce a type A trichothecene mycotoxin [abstract]. National Fusarium Head Blight Forum.
Meeting report: 2nd workshop of the United States culture collection network (May 19-21, 2014, State College, PA, USA) Reprint Icon -
Mccluskey, K., Bates, S., Boundy-Mills, K., Broggiato, A., Cova, A., Desmeth, P., Debroy, C., Fravel, D., Garrity, G., del Mar, M., Gasco, J., Joseph, L., Lindner, D., Lomas, M.W., Morton, J., Nobles, D., Turner, J., Ward, T., Wertz, J., Wiest, A., Geiser, D. 2014. Meeting report: 2nd workshop of the United States culture collection network (May 19-21, 2014, State College, PA, USA). Standards in Genomic Sciences. DOI: 10.1186/1944-3277-9-27.
Fusarium dactylidis sp. nov., a novel nivalenol toxin-producing species sister to F. pseudograminearum isolated from orchard grass (Dactylis glomerata) in Oregon and New Zealand Reprint Icon -
Aoki, T., Vaughan, M.M., McCormick, S.P., Busman, M., Ward, T.J., Kelly, A.C., O'Donnell, K., Johnston, P.R., Geiser, D.M. 2015. Fusarium dactylidis sp. nov., a novel nivalenol toxin-producing species sister to F. pseudograminearum isolated from orchard grass (Dactylis glomerata) in Oregon and New Zealand. Mycologia. 107(2):409-418.
Species composition, toxigenic potential and pathogenicity of Fusarium graminearum species complex isolates from southern Brazilian rice Reprint Icon -
Gomes, L.B., Ward, T.J., Badiale-Furlong, E., Del Ponte, E.M. 2015. Species composition, toxigenic potential and pathogenicity of Fusarium graminearum species complex isolates from southern Brazilian rice. Plant Pathology. 64(4):980-987.
Discovery and toxicity assessment of a novel type A trichothecene produced by US isolates of Fusarium graminearum -
Varga, E., Wiesenberger, G., Hametner, C., Ward, T.J., Dong, Y., Schofbeck, D., McCormick, S.P., Broz, K.L., Stuckler, R., Kistler, H.C. 2014. Discovery and toxicity assessment of a novel type A trichothecene produced by US isolates of Fusarium graminearum [abstract]. World Mycotoxin Forum.
Production of a new type A trichothecene by isolates of Fusarium graminearum -
Wiesenberger, G., Varga, E., Hametner, C., Stuckler, R., Kistler, C.H., Ward, T.J., Schofbeck, D., Sulyok, M., Krska, R., Schuhmacher, R., Berthiller, F., Adam, G. 2014. Production of a new type A trichothecene by isolates of Fusarium graminearum [abstract]. World Mycotoxin Forum.
New tricks of an old enemy: isolates of Fusarium graminearum produce a type A trichothecene mycotoxin Reprint Icon -
Varga, E., Wiesenberger, G., Hametner, C., Ward, T.J., Dong, Y., Schofbeck, D., McCormick, S.P., Broz, K.L., Stuckler, R., Schuhmacher, R., Krska, R., Kistler, H.C., Berthiller, F., Adam, G. 2015. New tricks of an old enemy: isolates of Fusarium graminearum produce a type A trichothecene mycotoxin. Environmental Microbiology. 17(8):2588-2600.
Characterization of Fusarium strains recovered from wheat with symptoms of head blight in Kentucky Reprint Icon -
Bec, S., Ward, T.J., Farman, M., O'Donnell, K., Hershman, D., Van Sanford, D., Vaillancourt, L.J. 2015. Characterization of Fusarium strains recovered from wheat with symptoms of head blight in Kentucky. Plant Disease. 99(11):1622-1632.
Temporal dynamics and population genetic structure of Fusarium graminearum in the upper Midwestern United States -
Liang, J., Xayamongkhon, H., Broz, K.L., Dong, Y., McCormick, S.P., Abramova, S., Ward, T.J., Ma, Z.H., Kistler, H.C. 2014. Temporal dynamics and population genetic structure of Fusarium graminearum in the upper Midwestern United States. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 73:83-92.
Insights into the evolution of mycotoxin biosynthesis in the fungus Fusarium -
Proctor, R., Lee, T., Amatulli, M.T., McCormick, S.P., Brown, D.W., Busman, M., Maragos, C.M., Ward, T.J. 2014. Insights into the evolution of mycotoxin biosynthesis in the fungus Fusarium [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society.
Regional and field-specific factors affect the composition of Fusarium head blight pathogens in subtropical no-till wheat agroecosystem of Brazil Reprint Icon -
Del Ponte, E.M., Spolti, P., Ward, T.J., Gomes, L.B., Nicolli, C.P., Kuhnem, P.R., Silva, C.N., Tessmann, D.J. 2015. Regional and field-specific factors affect the composition of Fusarium head blight pathogens in subtropical no-till wheat agroecosystem of Brazil. Phytopathology. 105(2):246-254.
Polyglycine hydrolases secreted by pathogenic fungi -
Naumann, T.A., Wicklow, D.T., Ward, T.J., Naldrett, M.J., Price, N.P. 2014. Polyglycine hydrolases secreted by pathogenic fungi [abstract]. Symposium of The Protein Society.
A North American isolate of Fusarium graminearum: toxicity and biosynthesis of a new type A trichothecene -
Wiesenberger, G., Varga, E., Hametner, C., Stuckler, R., Kistler, H.C., Ward, T.J., Schofbeck, D., Krska, R., Schuhmacher, R., Berthiller, F., Adam, G. 2014. A North American isolate of Fusarium graminearum: toxicity and biosynthesis of a new type A trichothecene [abstract]. International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe.
North American isolates of Fusarium graminearum produce a novel type A trichothecene -
Wiesenberger, G., Varga, E., Hametner, C., Stuckler, R., Kistler, H.C., Ward, T.J., Schofbeck, D., Schuhmacher, R., Berthiller, F., Adam, G. 2014. North American isolates of Fusarium graminearum produce a novel type A trichothecene [abstract]. Mycotoxin Workshop.
Update on the status of NRRL -
Ward, T.J. 2014. Update on the status of NRRL [abstract]. USCCN.
Population Structure of Listeria monocytogenes Serotype 4b Isolates from Sporadic Human Listeriosis in the United States, 2003-2008 Reprint Icon -
Lee, S., Ward, T.J., Graves, L.M., Tarr, C., Siletzky, R.M., Kathariou, S. 2014. Population structure of Listeria monocytogenes serotype 4b isolates from sporadic human Listeriosis in the United States, 2003-2008. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 80(12):3632-3644.
Spatio-temporal dynamics of Fusarium head blight and Trichothecene toxin types in Canada -
Kelly, A.C., Clear, R., Kistler, H.C., O'Donnell, K., McCormick, S.P., Busman, M., Ward, T.J. 2014. Spatio-temporal dynamics of Fusarium head blight and Trichothecene toxin types in Canada [abstract]. Fungal Genetics Conference.
Composition of the Fusarium graminearum species complex populations in wheat cropping environments in Southern Brazil -
Del Ponte, E.M., Ward, T.J., Spolti, P., Gomes, L., Nicolli, C.P., Kuhnem, P.R., Silva, C.N., Tessman, D.J. 2013. Composition of the Fusarium graminearum species complex populations in wheat cropping environments in Southern Brazil [abstract]. Brazilian Phytopathological Meeting.
Survey and competition assay data suggest species-specific difference in host/niche adaptation influence the distribution of Fusarium graminearum species complex pathogens in Brazil -
Spolti, P., Kuhnem, P.R., Ward, T.J., Del Ponte, E.M. 2013. Survey and competition assay data suggest species-specific difference in host/niche adaptation influence the distribution of Fusarium graminearum species complex pathogens in Brazil. Meeting Abstract.
Fusarium spp. associated with head blight of wheat in South Africa -
Van Coller, G.J., Boutigny, A., Rose, L., Ward, T.J., Lamprecht, S.C., Viljoen, A. 2013. Fusarium spp. associated with head blight of wheat in South Africa [abstract]. International Congress of Plant Pathology.
Species diversity, pathogenicity and toxigenicity of Fusarium associated with rice seeds in Brazil -
Gomes, L.B., Buttner, V.Z., Furlong, E.B., Ward, T.J., Del Ponte, E.M. 2013. Species diversity, pathogenicity and toxigenicity of Fusarium associated with rice seeds in Brazil [abstract]. Brazilian Phytopathological Meeting.
Species and trichothecene genotypes of the Fusarium graminearum species complex causing head blight of wheat in Rio Grande do Sul State, 2011 season -
Nicollli, C.P., Spolti, P., Gomes, L.B., Ward, T.J., Del Ponte, E.M. 2013. Species and trichothecene genotypes of the Fusarium graminearum species complex causing head blight of wheat in Rio Grande do Sul State, 2011 season [abstract]. Brazilian Phytopathological Meeting.
Diversity of the Fusarium graminearum species complex on French cereals -
Boutigny, A., Ward, T.J., Ballois, N., Iancu, G., Ioos, R. 2014. Diversity of the Fusarium graminearum species complex on French cereals. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 138(1):133-148.
Birth, death and horizontal transfer of the fumonisin biosynthetic gene cluster during the evolutionary diversification of Fusarium -
Proctor, R., Van Hove, F., Susca, A., Stea, G., Busman, M., van der Lee, T., Waalwijk, C., Moretti, A., Ward, T.J. 2013. Birth, death and horizontal transfer of the fumonisin biosynthetic gene cluster during the evolutionary diversification of Fusarium. Molecular Microbiology. 90(2):290–306.
Regional differences in species composition and toxigenic potential among Fusarium head blight isolates from Uruguay indicate a risk of nivalenol contamination in new wheat production areas -
Umpierrez-Failache, M., Garmendia, G., Pereyra, S., Rodriquez-Haralambides, A., Ward, T.J., Vero, S. 2013. Regional differences in species composition and toxigenic potential among Fusarium head blight isolates from Uruguay indicate a risk of nivalenol contamination in new wheat production areas. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 166(2013):135-140.
Overview of the ARS Culture Collection -
Ward, T.J. 2013. Overview of the ARS Culture Collection. Meeting Abstract.
Culture Collections and Public Health Research -
Ward, T.J. 2013. Culture Collections and Public Health Research. Meeting Abstract.
The impact of culture collections on molecular identification, taxonomy, and solving real problems -
Geiser, D.M., Kang, S., Ward, T.J., O'Donnell, K., Robert, V., Crous, P.W. 2013. The impact of culture collections on molecular identification, taxonomy, and solving real problems. Meeting Abstract.
Analysis of the Fusarium graminearum species complex in Brazil shows high diversity and changes in species prevalence affected by host and geographic region -
Del Ponte, E.M., Ward, T.J., Tessman, D.J., Kuhnem, P.R., Silva, C.N., Gomes, L.B., Spolti, P., Nicoli, C.P. 2013. Analysis of the Fusarium graminearum species complex in Brazil shows high diversity and changes in species prevalence affected by host and geographic region. Meeting Abstract.
Head blight of wheat in South Africa is associated with numerous Fusarium species and chemotypes -
Van Coller, G.J., Boutigny, A., Ward, T.J., Lamprecht, S.C., Viljoen, A. 2013. Head blight of wheat in South Africa is associated with numerous Fusarium species and chemotypes. Meeting Abstract.
Genetic determinants for cadmium and arsenic resistance among Listeria monocytogenes serotype 4b isolates from sporadic human listeriosis patients -
Lee, S., Rakic-Martinez, M., Graves, L.M., Ward, T.J., Siletzky, R.M., Kathariou, S. 2013. Genetic determinants for cadmium and arsenic resistance among Listeria monocytogenes serotype 4b isolates from sporadic human listeriosis patients. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79(7):2471-2476.
Phylogenetic analyses of RPB1 and RPB2 support a middle Cretaceous origin for a clade comprising all agriculturally and medically important fusaria -
O'Donnell, K., Rooney, A.P., Proctor, R., Brown, D.W., McCormick, S.P., Ward, T.J., Frandsen, R.N., Lysoe, E., Rehner, S.A., Aoki, T., et al. 2013. Phylogenetic analyses of RPB1 and RPB2 support a middle Cretaceous origin for a clade comprising all agriculturally and medically important fusaria. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 52:20-31.
One Fungus, One Name: Defining the genus Fusarium in a scientifically robust way that preserves longstanding use -
Geiser, D.M., Aoki, T., Bacon, C.W., Baker, S.E., Bhattacharyya, M.K., Brandt, M.E., Brown, D.W., Burgess, L.W., Coleman, J.J., Correll, J.C., Covert, S.F., Crous, P.W., Cuomo, C.A., De Hoog, G., Elmer, W.H., Epstein, L., Frandsen, R.J., Freeman, S., Glenn, A.E., Gordon, T.R., Hanson, L.E., Del Mar Jimenez-Gasc, M., Kang, S., Kistler, J., Kuldau, G.A., McCormick, S.P., O'Donnell, K., Proctor, R., Rehner, S.A., Robert, V.A., Rooney, A.P., Thrane, U., Van Diepeningen, A., Ward, T.J., Wingfield, M.J., Yang, X, et. al. 2013. One Fungus, One Name: Defining the genus Fusarium in a scientifically robust way that preserves longstanding use. Phytopathology. 103(5):400-408.
Insights into the evolution of toxin biosynthesis in the fungus Fusarium -
Proctor, R., Van Hove, F., Susca, A., Stea, G., Busman, M., Van Der Lee, T., Waalwijk, C., Moretti, A., Ward, T.J. 2012. Insights into the evolution of toxin biosynthesis in the fungus Fusarium. Meeting Abstract.
Diversity of the Fusarium complex on French maize -
Ballois, N., Boutigny, A., Ward, T.J., Gourdain, E., Ioos, R. 2013. Diversity of the Fusarium complex on French maize. Meeting Abstract.
Heavy metal and disinfectant resistance of Listeria monocytogenes from foods and food processing plants -
Ratani, S.S., Siletzky, R.M., Dutta, V., Yildirim, S., Osborne, J.A., Lin, W., Hitchins, A.D., Ward, T.J., Kathariou, S. 2012. Heavy metal and disinfectant resistance of Listeria monocytogenes from foods and food processing plants. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78(19):6938-6945.
Evidence for birth-and-death evolution of a secondary metabolite biosynthetic gene cluster and its relocation within and between genomes of the filamentous fungus Fusarium -
Proctor, R., Van Hove, F., Susca, A., Stea, G., Busman, M., Van Der Lee, T., Waalwijk, C., Ward, T.J., Moretti, A. 2012. Evidence for birth-and-death evolution of a secondary metabolite biosynthetic gene cluster and its relocation within and between genomes of the filamentous fungus Fusarium. Meeting Abstract.
Systematics, Phylogeny and Trichothecene Mycotoxin Potential of Fusarium Head Blight Cereal Pathogens -
Aoki, T., Ward, T.J., Kistler, H.C., O'Donnell, K. 2012. Systematics, phylogeny and trichothecene mycotoxin potential of Fusarium head blight cereal pathogens. Mycotoxins. 62(2):91-102.
The Fusarium graminearum species complex comprises at least 16 phylogenetically distinct head blight pathogens -
Aoki, T., Ward, T.J., Kistler, H.C., O Donnell, K. 2012. The Fusarium graminearum species complex comprises at least 16 phylogenetically distinct head blight pathogens. Meeting Abstract.
Evidence for birth-and-death evolution and horizontal transfer of the fumonisin mycotoxin biosynthetic gene cluster in Fusarium -
Proctor, R., Van Hove, F., Susca, A., Stea, G., Busman, M., Van Der Lee, T., Waalwijk, C., Moretti, A., Ward, T.J. 2013. Evidence for birth-and-death evolution and horizontal transfer of the fumonisin mycotoxin biosynthetic gene cluster in Fusarium. Fungal Genetics Conference/Asilomar.
Two novel type II restriction-modification (RM) systems occupying genomically equivalent locations on the chromosomes of Listeria monocytogenes strains -
Lee, S., Ward, T.J., Siletzky, R.M., Kathariou, S. 2012. Two novel type II restriction-modification (RM) systems occupying genomically equivalent locations on the chromosomes of Listeria monocytogenes strains. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78(8):2623-2630.
Atypical Listeria monocytogenes Serotype 4b strains harboring a lineage II-specific gene cassette -
Lee, S., Ward, T.J., Siletzky, R.M., Kathariou, S., Graves, L., Sperry, K., Wolf, L. 2012. Atypical Listeria monocytogenes Serotype 4b strains harboring a lineage II-specific gene cassette. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78(3):660-667.
Novel fusarium head blight pathogens from Nepal and Louisiana revealed by multilocus genealogical concordance -
Sarver, B.A., Ward, T.J., Gale, L.R., Broz, K.L., Kistler, H.C., Aoki, T., Nicholson, P., Carter, J., O Donnell, K. 2011. Novel fusarium head blight pathogens from Nepal and Louisiana revealed by multilocus genealogical concordance. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 48(12):1077-1152.
Systematics, phylogeny and trichothecene mycotoxin potential of fusarium head blight cereal pathogens -
Aoki, T., Ward, T.J., Kistler, H.C., Gale, L.R., O Donnell, K. 2011. Systematics, phylogeny and trichothecene mycotoxin potential of fusarium head blight cereal pathogens. Meeting Abstract.
Systematics, Phylogeny and Trichothecene Mycotoxin potential of Fusarium head blight cereal pathogens -
Aoki, T., Ward, T.J., Gale, L.R., O Donnell, K. 2011. Systematics, Phylogeny and Trichothecene Mycotoxin potential of Fusarium head blight cereal pathogens. Meeting Abstract.
Variability in mycotoxin biosynthetic genes in Fusarium and its effect on mycotoxin contamination of crops -
Proctor, R., Mccormick, S.P., Alexander, N.J., Busman, M., Ward, T.J. 2011. Variability in mycotoxin biosynthetic genes in Fusarium and its effect on mycotoxin contamination of crops. Meeting Abstract.
Listeria monocytogenes -
Ward, T.J. 2013. Identification and subtyping of Listeria monocytogenes. In: de Fillipis, I., McKee, M.L., editors. Molecular Typing in Bacterial Infections. New York, NY: Springer Science and Business Media. p. 27-38.
Analysis of the Fusarium graminearum species complex from wheat, barley, and maize in South Africa provides evidence of species-specific differences in host preference -
Boutigney, A., Ward, T.J., Van Coller, G.J., Flett, B., Lamprecht, S.C., O Donnell, K., Viljoen, A. 2011. Analysis of the Fusarium graminearum species complex from wheat, barley, and maize in South Africa provides evidence of species-specific differences in host preference. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 48(9):914-920.
Outbreak of Nosocomial Listeriosis — Texas, 2010 -
Farag, N., Gaul, L., Silk, B.J., Trees, E., Kingsley, M., Graves, L., Ward, T.J. 2011. Outbreak of Nosocomial Listeriosis — Texas, 2010. Epidemic Intelligence Service Conference.
Global molecular surveillance provides a framework for understanding diversity within the Fusarium graminearum species complex -
Ward, T.J., O Donnell, K., Sampietro, D., Boutigny, A., Viljoen, A. 2011. Global molecular surveillance provides a framework for understanding diversity within the Fusarium graminearum species complex. Meeting Abstract.
Fusarium sibiricum sp. nov, a novel type A trichothecene-producing Fusarium from northern Asia closely related to F. sporotrichioides and F. langsethiae -
Yli-Mattila, T., Ward, T.J., O Donnell, K., Proctor, R., Burkin, A., Kononenko, G., Gavrilova, O., Aoki, T., McCormick, S.P., Gagkaeva, T. 2011. Fusarium sibiricum sp. nov, a novel type A trichothecene-producing Fusarium from northern Asia closely related to F. sporotrichioides and F. langsethiae. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 147(1):58-68.
Outbreak of invasive listeriosis associated with the consumption of hog head cheese, Louisiana, 2010 -
Delaune, E., Sokol, T., Ratard, R., Kissler, B., Allen, L., Seys, S., Ward, T.J., Silk, B., Jackson, K., Graves, L., Trees, E. 2011. Outbreak of invasive listeriosis associated with the consumption of hog head cheese, Louisiana, 2010. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports. 60:401-405.
Species diversity and toxigenic potential of Fusarium graminearum complex isolates from maize fields in northwest Argentina Reprint Icon -
Sampietro, D.A., Diaz, C.G., Gonzalez, V., Vattuone, M.A., Plopper, L.D., Catalan, C.N., Ward, T.J. 2011. Species diversity and toxigenic potential of Fusarium graminearum complex isolates from maize fields in northwest Argentina. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 145(1):359-364.
A subset of the newly discovered Northland population of Fusarium graminearum from the U.S. does not produce the B-type trichothecenes DON, 15ADON, 3ADON or NIV -
Gale, L.R., Ward, T.J., Kistler, H.C. 2010. A subset of the newly discovered Northland population of Fusarium graminearum from the U.S. does not produce the B-type trichothecenes DON, 15ADON, 3ADON or NIV. Meeting Abstract.
Cyber-infrastructure for Fusarium (CiF): Three integrated platforms supporting strain identification, phylogenetics, comparative genomics, and knowledge sharing -
Park, B., Park, J., Cheong, K., Choi, J., Jung, K., Lee, Y., Ward, T.J., O Donnell, K., Geiser, D.M., Kang, S. 2010. Cyber-infrastructure for Fusarium (CiF): Three integrated platforms supporting strain identification, phylogenetics, comparative genomics, and knowledge sharing. Nucleic Acids Research. DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkq1166.
Nivalenol-type populations of Fusarium graminearum and F. asiaticum are prevalent on wheat in Southern Louisiana -
Gale, L.R., Harrison, S.A., Ward, T.J., O Donnell, K., Milus, E.A., Gale, S.W., Kistler, H.C. 2011. Nivalenol-type populations of Fusarium graminearum and F. asiaticum are prevalent on wheat in Southern Louisiana. Phytopathology. 101(1):124-134.
A Population Genetics Framework for Understanding Aggressiveness and Toxigenicity of Fusarium Head Blight Pathogens -
Ward, T.J. 2010. A Population Genetics Framework for Understanding Aggressiveness and Toxigenicity of Fusarium Head Blight Pathogens. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting.
A Multilocus Genealogical Concordance Approach to Species Delimitation within the Fusarium graminearum Species Complex of Cereal Head Blight Pathogens -
O Donnell, K., Ward, T.J., Rooney, A.P., Kistler, H.C., Gale, L.R., Aoki, T., Geiser, D.M., Nicholson, P., Sarver, B.A. 2010. A Multilocus Genealogical Concordance Approach to Species Delimitation within the Fusarium graminearum Species Complex of Cereal Head Blight Pathogens. International Congress of Mycology Proceedings and Abstracts.
A Targeted Multilocus Genotyping Assay for Lineage, Serogroup, and Epidemic Clone Typing of Listeria monocytogenes -
Ward, T.J., Usgaard, T.R., Evans, P. 2010. A targeted multilocus genotyping assay for lineage, serogroup, and epidemic clone typing of Listeria monocytogenes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76(19):6680-6684.
A Comparison of Aggressiveness and Deoxynivalenol Production Between Canadian Fusarium graminearum Isolates with 3-Acetyl and 15-Acetyldeoxynivalenol Chemotypes in Field-Grown Spring Wheat -
Von Der Ohe, C., Gauthier, V., Tamburic-Ilincic, L., Brule-Babel, A., Fernando, D.W., Clear, R., Ward, T.J., Miedaner, T. 2010. A Comparison of Aggressiveness and Deoxynivalenol Production Between Canadian Fusarium graminearum Isolates with 3-Acetyl and 15-Acetyldeoxynivalenol Chemotypes in Field-Grown Spring Wheat. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 127(3):407-417.
Revelation by Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism Genotyping That Mutations Leading to a Premature Stop Codon in inlA Are Common among Listeria monocytogenes Isolates from Ready-to-Eat Foods but Not Human Listeriosis Cases -
Van Stelten, A., Simpson, J.M., Ward, T.J., Wiedmann, M., Nightingale, K.K. 2010. Revelation by Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism Genotyping That Mutations Leading to a Premature Stop Codon in inlA Are Common among Listeria monocytogenes Isolates from Ready-to-Eat Foods but Not Human Listeriosis Cases. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76(9):2783-2790.
Molecular and Phenotypic Characterization of Listeria monocytogenes from U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety Inspection Service Surveillance of Ready-to-Eat Foods and Processing Facilities -
Ward, T.J., Evans, P., Wiedmann, M., Usgaard, T.R., Roof, S.E., Stroika, S.G., Hise, K. 2010. Molecular and Phenotypic Characterization of Listeria monocytogenes from U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety Inspection Service Surveillance of Ready-to-Eat Foods and Processing Facilities. Journal of Food Protection. 73(5):861-869.
Relative Aggressiveness and Production of 3- or 15-acetyl Deoxynivalenol and Deoxynivalenol by Fusarium graminearum in Spring Wheat Reprint Icon -
Gilbert, J., Clear, R.M., Ward, T.J., Gaba, D., Tekauz, A., Turkington, T.K., Woods, S.M., Nowicki, T., O Donnell, K. 2010. Relative aggressiveness and production of 3- or 15-acetyl deoxynivalenol and deoxynivalenol by Fusarium graminearum in spring wheat. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. 32(2):146.152.
Biogeography of Trichothecene Chemotypes, and the Origins of North American 3ADON Populations -
Ward, T.J. 2009. Biogeography of Trichothecene Chemotypes, and the Origins of North American 3ADON Populations. Meeting Abstract.
Comparison of the Fungicide Sensitivity of Alberta and Prince Edward Island Isolates of Fusarium graminearum Producing Either 3- or 15-acetyl Deoxynivalenol -
Turkington, T.K., Clear, R., Gilbert, J., Nowicki, T., O Donnell, K., Tekauz, A., Ward, T.J., Rooney, A.P., Gebbinck-Klein, H., Martin, R.A. 2009. Comparison of the Fungicide Sensitivity of Alberta and Prince Edward Island Isolates of Fusarium graminearum Producing Either 3- or 15-acetyl Deoxynivalenol. The Canadian Workshop on Fusarium Head Blight.
A Comparison of the Aggressiveness and Deoxynivalenol Content of Canadian 3-acetyl and 15-acetyldeoxynivalenol Producers of Fusarium graminearum in Fieldgrown Spring Wheat -
Knopf, C., Gauthier, V., Tamburic-Ilincic, L., Brule-Babel, A., Fernando, W.D., Clear, R., Ward, T.J., Miedaner, T. 2009. A Comparison of the Aggressiveness and Deoxynivalenol Content of Canadian 3-acetyl and 15-acetyldeoxynivalenol Producers of Fusarium graminearum in Fieldgrown Spring Wheat. The Canadian Workshop on Fusarium Head Blight.
Reconciling ecological and genomic divergence among lineages of listeria under an ‘‘extended mosaic genome concept’’ Reprint Icon -
Dunn, K.A., Bielawski, J.P., Ward, T.J., Urquhart, C., Gu, H. 2009. Reconciling ecological and genomic divergence among lineages of listeria under an ‘‘extended mosaic genome concept’’. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 26(11):2605-2615.
Utilization of a multiplex single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) genotyping assay to determine the prevalence of virulence-attenuating mutations in inlA among human clinical and food isolates -
Van Stelten, A., Ward, T.J., Wiedmann, M., Nightingale, K.K. 2009. Utilization of a multiplex single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) genotyping assay to determine the prevalence of virulence-attenuating mutations in inlA among human clinical and food isolates. Meeting Abstract.
A Novel Asian Clade Within the Fusarium graminearum Species Complex Includes a Newly Discovered Cereal Head Blight Pathogen from the Far East of Russia -
Yli-Mattila, T., Gagkaeva, T., Ward, T.J., Aoki, T., Kistler, H.C., O Donnell, K. 2009. A Novel Asian Clade Within the Fusarium graminearum Species Complex Includes a Newly Discovered Cereal Head Blight Pathogen from the Far East of Russia. Mycologia. 101(6):841-852.
Spatial and temporal differences in the frequency of 3ADON-producing Fusarium graminearum populations in Canadian wheat -
Ward, T.J., Clear, R.M., O Donnell, K., Rooney, A.P. 2009. Spatial and temporal differences in the frequency of 3ADON-producing Fusarium graminearum populations in Canadian wheat. Meeting Abstract.
A novel Asian clade within the Fusarium graminearum species complex includes a newly discovered cereal head blight pathogen from the Far East of Russia -
Yli-Mattila, T., Gagkaeva, T., Ward, T.J., Aoki, T., Kistler, H.C., O Donnell, K. 2009. A novel Asian clade within the Fusarium graminearum species complex includes a newly discovered cereal head blight pathogen from the Far East of Russia. Meeting Abstract.
Cyberinfrastructure for Fusarium (CiF) -
Kang, S., Park, J., Park, B., Blair, J.E., O Donnell, K., Ward, T.J., Jung, K., Lee, Y., Geiser, D.M. 2009. Cyberinfrastructure for Fusarium (CiF). Meeting Abstract.
Multilocus Genotyping Assays for SNP-based Subtyping of Listeria monocytogenes -
Ward, T.J., Ducey, T.F., Usgaard, T.R., Dunn, K.A., Bielawski, J.P. 2008. Multilocus Genotyping Assays for SNP-based Subtyping of Listeria monocytogenes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74(24):7629-7642.
Multilocus Genotyping and Molecular Phylogenetics Resolve a Novel Head Blight Pathogen within the Fusarium graminearum Species Complex from Ethiopia -
O Donnell, K., Ward, T.J., Aberra, D., Kistler, H.C., Aoki, T., Orwig, N.G., Kimura, M., Bjornstad, A., Klemsdal, S.S. 2008. Multilocus Genotyping and Molecular Phylogenetics Resolve a Novel Head Blight Pathogen within the Fusarium graminearum Species Complex from Ethiopia. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 45(11):1514-1522.
Evolutionary analyses of Listeria monocytogenes and application to molecular subtyping -
Ward, T.J. 2008. Evolutionary analyses of Listeria monocytogenes and application to molecular subtyping. Meeting Abstract.
Birth-and-Death Evolution of the Internalin Multigene Family in Listeria -
Rooney, A.P., Ward, T.J. 2008. Birth-and-Death Evolution of the Internalin Multigene Family in Listeria. Gene. 427(1-2):124-128.
A novel species within the Fusarium graminearum complex from Ethiopia detected by a multilocus genotyping assay and molecular phylogenetics -
O Donnell, K., Ward, T.J., Aberra, D., Aoki, T., Kistler, H.C., Bjornstad, A., Klemsdal, S.S. 2008. A novel species within the Fusarium graminearum complex from Ethiopia detected by a multilocus genotyping assay and molecular phylogenetics. Meeting Abstract.
Trichothecene chemotype composition of Fusarium graminearum and related species in Finland and Russia -
O Donnell, K., Ward, T.J. 2008. Trichothecene chemotype composition of Fusarium graminearum and related species in Finland and Russia. Meeting Abstract.
Spore development and trichothecene mutants of Fusarium graminearum -
Gale, L.R., Harrison, S.A., Milus, G.A., Ochocki, G.E., O Donnell, K., Ward, T.J., Kistler, H.C. 2007. Spore Development and Trichothecene Mutants of Fusarium graminearum [abstract]. Proceedings of the National Fusarium Head Blight Forum. p. 26.
An adaptive evolutionary shift in Fusarium head blight pathogen populations is driving the rapid spread of more toxigenic Fusarium graminerarum in North America -
Ward, T.J., Clear, R.M., Rooney, A.P., O Donnell, K., Gaba, D., Patrick, S., Starkey, D.E., Gilbert, J., Geiser, D.M., Nowicki, T.W. 2008. An adaptive evolutionary shift in Fusarium head blight pathogen populations is driving the rapid spread of more toxigenic Fusarium graminerarum in North America. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 45(4):473-484.
Molecular characterization of the Fusarium graminearum species complex in Japan -
Suga, H., Karugia, G.W., Ward, T.J., Gale, L.R., Tomimura, K., Nakajima, T., Miyasaka, A., Koizumi, S., Kageyama, K., Hyakumachi, M. 2008. Molecular Characterization of the Fusarium graminearum Species Complex in Japan. Phytopathology. 98(2):159-166.
The Fusarium graminearum genome reveals a link between localized polymorphism and pathogen specialization -
Cuomo, C.A., Guldener, U., Xu, J., Trail, F., Turgeon, B., Di Pietro, A., Walton, J.D., Ma, L., Baker, S.E., Rep, M., Adam, G., Antoniw, J., Baldwin, T., Calvo, S., Chang, Y., Decaprio, D., Gale, L., Gnerre, S., Goswami, R.S., Hammond-Kosack, K., Harris, L.J., Hilburn, K.L., Kennell, J., Kroken, S., Magnuson, J.K., Mannhaupt, G., Mauceli, E., Mewes, H., Mitterbauer, R., Muehlbauer, G., Munsterkotter, M., Nelson, D., O Donnell, K., Ouellet, T., Qi, W., Quesneville, H., Roncero, M.G., Seong, K., Tetko, I.V., Urban, M., Waalwijk, C., Ward, T.J., Yao, J., Birren, B.W., Kistler, H.C. 2007. The Fusarium graminearum genome reveals a link between localized polymorphism and pathogen specialization. Science. 317(5843):1400-1402.
Population subdivision of Fusarium graminearum sensu stricto in the Upper Midwestern United States -
Gale, L.R., Ward, T.J., Balmas, V., Kistler, H.C. 2007. Population subdivision of Fusarium graminearum sensu stricto in the Upper Midwestern United States. Phytopathology. 97(11):1434-1439.
Phylogenetic diversity and microsphere array-based genotyping of human pathogenic Fusaria, including isolates from the multistate contact lens-associated U.S. keratitis outbreaks of 2005 and 2006 -
O Donnell, K., Sarver, B., Brandt, M., Chang, D.C., Nobel-Wang, J., Park, B.J., Sutton, D., Benjamin, L., Lindsley, M., Padhye, A., Geiser, D.M., Ward, T.J. 2007. Phylogenetic diversity and microsphere array-based genotyping of human pathogenic Fusaria, including isolates from the multistate contact lens-associated U.S. keratitis outbreaks of 2005 and 2006. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 45(7):2235-2248.
GLOBAL MOLECULAR SURVEILLANCE REVEALS NOVEL FUSARIUM HEAD BLIGHT SPECIES AND TRICHOTHECENE TOXIN DIVERSITY -
Starkey, D.E., Ward, T.J., Aoki, T., Gale, L.R., Kistler, H.C., Geiser, D.M., Suga, H., Toth, B., Varga, J., O Donnell, K. 2007. Global molecular surveillance reveals novel Fusarium head blight species and trichothecene toxin diversity. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 44(11):1191-1204.
A Single-Nucleotide-Polymorphism-BASED MULTILOCUS GENOTYPING ASSAY FOR SUBTYPING LINEAGE I ISOLATES OF LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES -
Ducey, T.F., Page, B., Usgaard, T.R., Borucki, M.K., Pupedis, K., Ward, T.J. 2007. A single-nucleotide-polymorphism-based multilocus genotyping assay for subtyping lineage I isolates of Listeria monocytogenes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 73(1):133-147.
THE PRESENCE OF GC-AG INTRONS IN N. CRASSA AND OTHER EUASCOMYCETES DETERMINED FROM ANALYSIS OF COMPLETE GENOMES: IMPLICATIONS FOR AUTOMATED GENE PREDICTION -
Rep, M., Duyvesteijn, R.G., Gale, L., Usgaard, T.R., Cornelissen, B.J., Ma, L., Ward, T.J. 2006. The presence of GC-AG introns in N. crassa and other Euascomycetes determined from analysis of complete genomes: Implications for automated gene prediction. Genomics. 87:338-347.
TRICHOTHECENE AND ZEARALENONE PRODUCTION IN CULTURE, BY ISOLATES OF FUSARIUM PSEUDOGRAMINEARUM FROM WESTERN CANADA -
Clear, R.M., Patrick, S.K., Gaba, D., Roscoe, M., Turkington, T.K., Demeke, T., Pouleur, S., Couture, L., Ward, T.J., O Donnell, K. 2006. Trichothecene and zearalenone production in culture, by isolates of Fusarium pseudograminearum from western Canada. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. 28:131-136.
CHROMOSOME COMPLEMENT OF THE FUNGAL PLANT PATHOGEN FUSARIUM GRAMINEARUM BASED ON GENETIC AND PHYSICAL MAPPING AND CYTOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS -
Gale, L.R., Bryant, J., Calvo, S., Giese, H., Katan, T., O Donnell, K., Suga, H., Taga, M., Usgaard, T.R., Ward, T.J., Kistler, H.C. 2005. Chromosome complement of the fungal plant pathogen Fusarium graminearum based on genetic and physical mapping and cytological observations. Genetics. 171:985-1001.
SUSPENSION MICROARRAY WITH DENDRIMER SIGNAL AMPLIFICATION ALLOWS DIRECT AND HIGH THROUGHPUT SUBTYPING OF LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES FROM GENOMIC DNA -
Borucki, M.K., Reynolds, J.O., Call, D., Ward, T.J., Page, B.T., Kadushin, J. 2005. Suspension Microarray with Dendrimer Signal Amplification Allows Direct and High-Throughput Subtyping of Listeria monocytogenes from Genomic DNA. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 43(7):3255-3259.
A GENETIC MAP OF GIBBERELLA ZEAE USING SEQUENCE-TAGGED SITES AND AFLPS. -
Gale, L.R., Bryant, J.D., Giese, H., Katan, T., O Donnell, K., Suga, H., Usgaard, T.R., Ward, T.J., Kistler, H.C. A genetic map of Gibberella zeae using sequence-tagged sites and aflps [abstract]. Fungal Genetics Newsletter 52 (Suppl):82.
FUSARIUM GRAMINEARUM IN THE U.S.: HETEROGENEOUS AND IN FLUX -
Gale, L.R., Bryant, J.D., Ochocki, G.E., Ward, T.J., Kistler, H.C. 2005. Fusarium graminearum in the U.S.: Heterogeneous and in flux [abstract]. Fungal Genetics Newsletter 52 (Suppl):63.
EVOLUTION OF A LARGE RIBOSOMAL RNA MULTIGENE FAMILY IN FILAMENTOUS FUNGI: BIRTH AND DEATH OF A CONCERTED EVOLUTION PARADIGM -
Rooney, A.P., Ward, T.J. 2005. Evolution of a large Ribosomal RNA multigene family in filamentous fungi: Birth and death of concerted evolution paradigm. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 102(14):5084-5089.
GENOMICS OF FUSARIUM GRAMINEARUM -
Kistler, H.C., Birren, B., Calvo, S., Cuomo, C., Gale, L.R., Gueldener, U., Ma, L., Muehlbauer, G., O Donnell, K., Trail, F., Ward, T.J., Xu, J. 2004. Genomics of fusarium graminearum. In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Fusarium Head Blight, December 11-15, 2004, Orlando, FL, p.4.
THE USE OF HPLC-MS TO CHARACTERIZE TOXIN-PRODUCTION FROM FUSARIA BASED ON NEW PHYLOGENETIC CONCEPTS WITHIN THE GENUS. -
ZITOMER, N.C., GEISER, D.M., WARD, T.J., JIMINEZ-GASCO, M., ARCHIBALD, D.D., O DONNELL, K., KULDAU, G.A. THE USE OF HPLC-MS TO CHARACTERIZE TOXIN-PRODUCTION FROM FUSARIA BASED ON NEW PHYLOGENETIC CONCEPTS WITHIN THE GENUS.. AMERICAN PHYTOPATHOLOGICAL SOCIETY ABSTRACTS. 2004.
A GENETIC MAP OF FUSARIUM GRAMINEARUM USING SEQUENCED-TAGGED SITES AND AFLP MARKERS -
GALE, L.R., BRYANT, J.D., GIESE, H., KATAN, T., O DONNELL, K., SUGA, H., USGAARD, T.R., WARD, T.J., KISTLER, H.C. A GENETIC MAP OF FUSARIUM GRAMINEARUM USING SEQUENCED-TAGGED SITES AND AFLP MARKERS. AMERICAN PHYTOPATHOLOGICAL SOCIETY ABSTRACTS. 2004.
INTRASPECIFIC PHYLOGENY AND LINEAGE GROUP IDENTIFICATION BASED ON THE PRFA VIRULENCE GENE CLUSTER OF LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES -
Ward, T.J., Gorski, L.A., Borucki, M.K., Mandrell, R.E., Hutchins, J., Pupedis, K. 2004. Intraspecific phylogeny and lineage group identification based on the Prfa virulence gene cluster of Listeria monocytogenes. Journal of Bacteriology. 2004. 186(15):4994-5002.
GENEALOGICAL CONCORDANCE BETWEEN THE MATING TYPE LOCUS AND SEVEN OTHER NUCLEAR GENES SUPPORT FORMAL RECOGNITION OF NINE PHYLOGENETICALLY DISTINCT SPECIES WITHIN THE FUSARIUM GRAMINEARUM CLADE -
O Donnell, K., Ward, T.J., Geiser, D.M., Kistler, H.C., Aoki, T. 2004. Genealogical concordance between the mating type locus and seven other nuclear genes support formal recognition of nine phylogenetically distinct species within the Fusarium graminearum clade. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 41:600-623.
FUSARIUM-ID V.1.0: A DNA SEQUENCE DATABASE FOR IDENTIFYING FUSARIUM -
Geiser, D.M., Delmar Jimenez-Gasco, M., Kang, S., Makalowska, I., Veeraraghavan, N., Ward, T.J., Zhang, N., Kuldau, G.A., O Donnell, K. 2004. Fusarium-ID v.1.0: a DNA sequence database for identifying Fusarium. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 110(4):473-479.
WHOLE GENOME SEQUENCE OF FUSARIUM GRAMINEARUM, LINEAGE 7 -
Kistler, H.C., Birren, B., Calvo, S., Galagan, J., Gale, L.R., Ma, L., Muehlbauer, G., O Donnell, K., Trail, F., Ward, T.J., Xu, J. 2003. Whole genome sequence of fusarium graminearum, lineage 7 [abstract]. National Fusarium Head Blight Forum Proceedings. p. 141.
GLOBAL GENETIC DIVERSITY OF FUSARIUM GRAMINEARUM CLADE SPECIES AND THEIR MYCOTOXIN POTENTIAL -
O Donnell, K., Ward, T.J., Geiser, D.M., Kistler, H.C., Gale, L.R., Aoki, T. 2003. Global genetic diversity of fusarium graminearum clade species and their mycotoxin potential [abstract]. National Fusarium Head Blight Forum Proceedings. p. 149.
DETECTION OF DISTINCT SUBPOPULATIONS OF FUSARIUM GRAMINEARUM, LINEAGE 7 -
Gale, L.R., Ward, T.J., Balmas, V., Kistler, H.C. 2003. Detection of distinct subpopulations of fusarium graminearum, lineage 7 [abstract]. National Fusarium Head Blight Forum Proceedings. p. 139.
POPULATION SUBDIVISION IN FUSARIUM GRAMINEARUM LENEAGE 7 IN THE UNITED STATES IS CORRELATED WITH TOXIN CHEMOTYPE -
Gale, L.R., Ward, T.J., Balas, V., Kistler, H.C. 2003. Population subdivision in Fusarium graminearum lineage 7 in the United States is correlated with toxin chemotype [abstract]. Fungal Genetics Newsletter. 50:145.
ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF THE TRI5-CLUSTER OF FUSARIUM GRAMINEARUM F15 REQUIRED FOR 3-O-ACETYLDEOXYNIVALENOL BIOSYNTHESIS -
KIMURA, M., TOKAI, T., O DONNELL, K., WARD, T.J., FUJIMURA, M., HAMAMOTO, H., SHIBATA, T., YAMAGUCHI, I. ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF THE TRI5-CLUSTER OF FUSARIUM GRAMINEARUM F15 REQUIRED FOR 3-O-ACETYLDEOXYNIVALENOL BIOSYNTHESIS. APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY. 2003. V. 539 (1-3). P. 105-110.
DISCORDANT EVOLUTION OF TRICHOTHECENE TOXINS AND SPECIES WITHIN THE FUSARIUM GRAMINEARUM SPECIES COMPLEX: PHYLOGENETIC EVIDENCE FROM MULTIGENE GENEALOGIES -
EVOLUTION OF THE FUSARIUM GRAMINEARUM SPECIES COMPLEX -
PHYLOGENETIC SPECIES RECOGNITION IN FUSARIUM -
ANCIENT POLYMORPHISM AND ADAPTIVE EVOLUTION IN THE TRICHOTHECENE MYCOTOXIN GENE CLUSTER OF PHYTOPATHOGENIC FUSARIUM -
EVIDENCE OF ANCIENT POLYMORPHISM AND ADAPTIVE EVOLUTION IN THE TRICHOTHECENE GENE CLUSTER OF PHYTOPATHOGENIC FUSARIUM -
WARD, T.J., BIELAWSKI, J.P., KISTLER, H.C., SULLIVAN, E., O DONNELL, K. EVIDENCE OF ANCIENT POLYMORPHISM AND ADAPTIVE EVOLUTION IN THE TRICHOTHECENE GENE CLUSTER OF PHYTOPATHOGENIC FUSARIUM. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES. 2002. V. 99 (14). P. 9278-9283.
APPLICATION OF THE PHYLOGENETIC SPECIES CONCEPT IN FUSARIUM -
DISCORDANT GENE GENEALOGIES AND THE EVOLUTION OF THE TRICHOTHECENE GENE CLUSTER IN FUSARIUM -
EVOLUTIONARY RELATIONSHIPS AMONG MUCORALEAN FUNGI (ZYGOMYCOTA): EVIDENCE FOR FAMILY POLYPHLY ON A LARGE SCALE -
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