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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Michelle Cilia
Emerging Pests and Pathogens Research
General Biological Science

Phone: (607) 254-5453
Fax: (607) 255-1132

USDA,REE,ARS,NEA,BIPMR
RW HOLLEY CENTER, 538 TOWER ROAD
ITHACA , NY 148532901

Projects
Using Mass Spectrometry Technologies to Develop Novel Management Strategies for Huanglongbing
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 430995
Not All Psyllids Are Created Equal: Why Do Some Transmit Liberibacter and Others Do Not?
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 431115
Harnessing Natural Variation in Ability of Asian Citrus Psyllid to Transmit Liberibacter for Development of Novel HLB Control Strategies
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 431126
Harnessing Natural Variation in Ability of Asian Citrus Psyllid to Transmit Liberibacter for Development of Novel HLB Control Strategies
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 431130
Harnessing Natural Variation in Ability of Asian Citrus Psyllid to Transmist Liberibacter for Development of Novel HLB Control Strategies
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 431131
Conservation and Enhancement of Fungal Resources for Biological Control and High Value Uses
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 430048
Harnessing Natural Variation in Ability of Asian Citrus Psyllid to Transmit Liberibacter for Development of Novel HLB Control Strategies
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 430547
Using Mass Spectrometry Technologies to Develop Novel Management Strategies for Huanglongbing
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 430972
Not All Psyllids Are Created Equal: Why Do Some Transmit Liberibacter and Others Do Not?
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 430975
Virus-protein Interactions Mediating Protein Trafficking
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 426767

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Factors affecting transmission rates of 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' by Asian citrus psyllid -
Visualization of host-polerovirus interaction topologies using Protein Interaction Reporter technology -
Deblasio, S.L., Chavez, J., Alexander, M., Ramsey, J.S., Eng, J., Mahoney, J., Gray, S.M., Bruce, J., Cilia, M. 2015. Visualization of host-polerovirus interaction topologies using Protein Interaction Reporter technology. Journal of Virology. 90:1973-1987.
Metabolic Interplay between the Asian citrus psyllid and its Profftella symbiont: An Achilles’ heel of the citrus greening insect vector -
Ramsey, J.S., Johnson, R., Hoki, J., Kruse, A., Mahoney, J., Hilf, M.E., Hunter, W.B., Hall, D.G., Shroeder, F., Maccoss, M., Cilia, M. 2015. Metabolic Interplay between the Asian citrus psyllid and its Profftella symbiont: An Achilles’ heel of the citrus greening insect vector. PLoS One. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0140826.
Persistent, circulative transmission of begomoviruses by whitefly vectors -
Rosen, R., Kanakala, S., Kliot, A., Pakkianathan, B., Abu Farich, B., Santana-Magal, N., Elimelech, M., Kontsedalov, S., Lebedev, G., Cilia, M., Ghanim, M. 2015. Persistent, circulative transmission of begomoviruses by whitefly vectors. Current Opinion in Virology. 15:1-8.
The Potato leafroll virus structural proteins manipulate overlapping, yet distinct protein interaction networks during infection -
Deblasio, S.L., Johnson, R., Sweeney, M., Karasev, A., Gray, S.M., Maccoss, M., Cilia, M. 2015. The Potato leafroll virus structural proteins manipulate overlapping, yet distinct protein interaction networks during infection. Proteomics. 15(12):2098-2112.
Is there a role for symbiotic bacteria in plant virus transmission? -
Pinheiro, P., Kliot, A., Ghanim, M., Cilia, M. 2015. Is there a role for symbiotic bacteria in plant virus transmission? Current Opinion in Insect Science. 8:69-78.
Insights into the polerovirus-plant interactome revealed by co-immunoprecipitation and mass spectrometry -
Deblasio, S.L., Johnson, R., Mahoney, J., Karasev, A., Gray, S.M., Maccoss, M., Cilia, M. 2014. Insights into the polerovirus-plant interactome revealed by co-immunoprecipitation and mass spectrometry. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. DOI: 10.1094/MPMI-11-14-0363-R.
Evidence for lysine acetylation in the coat protein of a Polerovirus -
Cilia, M., Johnson, R., Sweeney, M., Deblasio, S.L., Bruce, J.E., Maccoss, M.J., Gray, S.M. 2014. Evidence for lysine acetylation in the coat protein of a Polerovirus. Journal of General Virology. DOI: 10.1099/vir.0.066514-0.
An interdisciplinary approach to combat HLB -
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 -
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) -
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):2094–2108.
Infection of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci with Rickettsia spp. alters its interactions with Tomato yellow leaf curl virus -
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 -
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 -
Discovery and targeted LC-MS/MS of purified polerovirus reveals differences in the virus-host interactome associated with altered aphid transmission -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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. -
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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