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Jennifer Lewis
Plant Gene Expression Center
Research Molecular Biologist

Phone: (510) 559-5909
Fax: (510) 559-5678

USDA, ARS, PWA, PGEC
800 BUCHANAN STREET
ALBANY, CA 94710
Projects
Characterization of Plant Architectural Genes in Maize for Increased Productivity
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 434464
Mining Collections of Wild Germplasm and Novel Defense Regulators for Enhanced Plant Defenses
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 434465
Dissecting the Mechanisms of Phytochrome Photoperception, Signaling and Gene Regulation
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 434466
Regulatory Mechanisms Controlling Plant Development, Biotic and Abiotic Stress Responses, and Microbiome Interactions
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 440675

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
What the wild things do: Mechanisms of plant host manipulation by bacterial type III-secreted effector proteins Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schreiber, K.J., Chau-Ly, I., Lewis, J.D. 2021. What the wild things do: Mechanisms of plant host manipulation by bacterial type III-secreted effector proteins. Microorganisms. 9(5). Article 1029. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms9051029.
Identification of a putative DNA-binding protein in Arabidopsis that acts as a susceptibility hub and interacts with multiple Pseudomonas syringae effectors Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schreiber, K.J., Lewis, J.D. 2020. Identification of a putative DNA-binding protein in Arabidopsis that acts as a susceptibility hub and interacts with multiple Pseudomonas syringae effectors. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 34(4). https://doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-10-20-0291-R.
Arabidopsis Abscisic Acid Repressor 1 (ABR1) is a susceptibility hub that interacts with multiple Pseudomonas syringae effectors Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schreiber, K.J., Hassan, J.A., Lewis, J.D. 2020. Arabidopsis Abscisic Acid Repressor 1 (ABR1) is a susceptibility hub that interacts with multiple Pseudomonas syringae effectors. Plant Journal. 105(5):1274-1292. https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.15110.
Arabidopsis Abscisic Acid Repressor 1 (ABR1) is a susceptibility hub that interacts with multiple Pseudomonas syringae effectors Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schreiber, K.J., Hassan, J.A., Lewis, J.D. 2020. Arabidopsis Abscisic Acid Repressor 1 (ABR1) is a susceptibility hub that interacts with multiple Pseudomonas syringae effectors. Plant Journal. https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.15110.
A natural diversity screen in Arabidopsis thaliana reveals determinants for HopZ1a recognition in the ZAR1-ZED1 immune complex Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baudin, M., Martin, E., Sass, C., Hassan, J.A., Bendix, C.L., Sauceda, R., Diplock, N., Specht, C.D., Petrescu, A., Lewis, J.D. 2020. A natural diversity screen in Arabidopsis thaliana reveals determinants for HopZ1a recognition in the ZAR1-ZED1 immune complex. Plant Cell and Environment. 44(2):629-644. https://doi.org/10.1111/pce.13927.
A compact Cascade-Cas3 system for targeted genome engineering Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Csorgo, B., Leon, L., Chau-Ly, I., Vasquez-Rifo, A., Berry, J., Mahendra, C., Crawford, E., Lewis, J.D., Bondy-Denomy, J. 2020. A compact Cascade-Cas3 system for targeted genome engineering. Nature Methods. 17:1183-1190. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41592-020-00980-w.
Comparative genomics screen identifies microbe-associated molecular patterns form Candidatus Liberibacter sp. that elicit immune responses in plants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Bendix, C., Lewis, J.D. 2020. Comparative genomics screen identifies microbe-associated molecular patterns from Candidatus Liberibacter spp. that elicit immune responses in plants. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 33(3):539-552. https://doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-11-19-0309-R.
High-throughput identification of resistance to Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato seedlings using seedling flood assay Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hassan, J.A., Chau, I.J., Lewis, J.D. 2020. High-throughput identification of resistance to Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato seedlings using seedling flood assay. Journal of Visualized Experiments. 157:e60805. https://doi.org/10.3791/60805.
Structure-function analysis of ZAR1 immune receptor reveals key molecular interactions for activity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baudin, M., Schrieber, K., Martin, E.C., Petrescu, A.J., Lewis, J.D. 2019. Structure-function analysis of ZAR1 immune receptor reveals key molecular interactions for activity. Plant Journal. 101(2):352-370. https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.14547.
Protein acetylation in pathogen virulence and host defense: In vitro detection of protein acetylation by radiolabeled acetyl coenzyme A Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schreiber, K.J., Lewis, J.D. 2019. Protein acetylation in pathogen virulence and host defense: In vitro detection of protein acetylation by radiolabeled acetyl coenzyme A. Methods in Molecular Biology. 1991:23-32. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-9458-8_3.
Soil mixture composition alters Arabidopsis susceptibility to Pseudomonas syringae infection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hassan, J.A., De La Torre-Roche, R., White, J., Lewis, J.D. 2018. Soil mixture composition alters Arabidopsis susceptibility to Pseudomonas syringae infection. Plant Direct. 2:1-13. https://doi.org/10.1002/pld3.44.
Analysis of the ZAR1 immune complex reveals determinants for immunity and molecular interactions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baudin, M., Hassan, J.A., Schreiber, K.J., Lewis, J.D. 2017. Analysis of the ZAR1 immune complex reveals determinants for immunity and molecular interactions. Plant Physiology. doi:10.1104/pp.17.00441.
A rapid seedling resistance assay identifies wild tomato lines that are resistant to Psuedomonas syringe pv. tomato race 1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hassan, J., Zhou, Y.J., Lewis, J.D. 2017. A rapid seedling resistance assay identifies wild tomato lines that are resistant to Psuedomonas syringe pv. tomato race 1. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 30(9):701-709. doi:10.1094/MPMI-11-16-0247-R.
The enemy within: phloem-limited pathogens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bendix, C.L., Lewis, J.D. 2017. The enemy within: phloem-limited pathogens. Molecular Plant Pathology. doi:10.1111/mpp.12526.
Plant Immunity ()
Lewis, J.D. 2016. Plant Immunity. Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology. 56C, p.121.
Die another day: molecular mechanisms of effector-triggered immunity elicited by type III secreted effector proteins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schreiber, K.J., Baudin, M., Hassan, J.A., Lewis, J.D. 2016. Die another day: molecular mechanisms of effector-triggered immunity elicited by type III secreted effector proteins. Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology. 56:124-133.
A practical guide to Quantitative Interactor Screening with Next Generation Sequencing (QIS-Seq) ()
Gong Y., Desveaux D., Guttman D.S., Lewis J.D. 2017. A practical guide to quantitative interactor screening with next-generation sequencing (QIS-Seq). In: Tatarinova, T., Nikolsky, Y. editors. Biological Networks and Pathway Analysis. Volume 1613. New York, NY: Humana Press. p. 1-20
Immunomodulation by the Pseudomonas syringae HopZ Type III Effector Family in Aribidopsis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lewis, J.D., Wilton, M., Mott, A.G., Lu, W., Hassan, J.A., Guttmann, D.S., Desveaux, D. 2014. Immunomodulation by the Pseudomonas syringae HopZ Type III Effector Family in Aribidopsis. PLoS One. 9(2):e116152.
The rise of the undead:Pseudokinases as mediators of effector-triggered immunity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lewis, J.D., Lo, T., Bastedo, P., Guttman, D.S., Desveaux, D. 2014. The rise of the undead:Pseudokinases as mediators of effector-triggered immunity. Plant Signaling and Behavior. 9:e27563.
The Arabidopsis ZED1 pseudokinase is required for ZAR1-mediated immunity induced by the Pseudomonas syringae type III effector HopZ1a - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lewis, J.D., Wan, J., Hassan, J.L., Lee, A.H., Hurley, B., Jhingree, J., Lo, T., Guttman, D.S., Desveaux, D. 2013. The Arabidopsis ZED1 pseudokinase is required for ZAR1-mediated immunity induced by the Pseudomonas syringae type III effector HopZ1a. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 110(46):18722-18727.
Quantitative Interactor Screening with next-generation Sequencing (QIS-Seq) identifies Arabidopsis thaliana MLO2 as a target of the Psuedomonas syringe type III effector HopZ2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lewis, J.D., Wan, J., Ford, R., Gong, Y., Fung, P., Wang, P.W., Desveaux, D., Gittman, D.S. 2012. Quantitative Interactor Screening with next-generation Sequencing (QIS-Seq) identifies Arabidopsis thaliana MLO2 as a target of the Psuedomonas syringe type III effector HopZ2. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 13:8.
A bacterial acetyltransferase destroys plant microtubule networks and blocks secretion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, A., Hurley, B., Felsensteiner, C., Yea, C., Ckurshumova, W., Bartetzko, V., Wang, P.W., Quach, V., Lewis, J.D., Liu, Y.C., Bornke, F., Angers, S., Wilde, A., Guttman, D.S., Desveaux, D. 2012. A bacterial acetyltransferase destroys plant microtubule networks and blocks secretion. PLoS Pathogens. 8(2): e1002523.
The YopJ superfamily of type III efforts in plant-associated bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lewis, J.D., Lee, A.H., Ma, W.B., Zhou, H., Guttman, D.S., Desveaux, D. 2011. The YopJ superfamily of type III efforts in plant-associated bacteria. Molecular Plant Pathology. 12(9):928-937.