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Matthew A Tancos (PhD)
Foreign Disease-Weed Science Research
Research Plant Pathologist

Phone: (301) 619-7386
Fax: (301) 619-2880
Room 217

1301 DITTO AVE
BLDG 1301
FORT DETRICK, MD 217025023

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Projects
Gene Drive for Tanacetum Vulgare Control: A Model for Management
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 441068
Field Release and Evaluation of Ramularia Crupinae for the Management of Invasive Crupina Vulgaris Populations in Idaho
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 442430
Discovery and Development of Microbial-Based Biological Control Agents for Use Against Invasive Weeds in the United States
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 439284

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Cruciferous weed isolates of Xanthomonas campestris yield insight into pathovar genomic relationships and genetic determinants of host- and tissue-specificity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dubrow, Z.E., Carpenter, S.S., Carter, M.E., Grinage, A., Gris, C., Lauber, E., Butchachas, J., Jacobs, J.M., Smart, C.D., Tancos, M.A., Noël, L.D., Bogdanove, A.J. 2022. Cruciferous weed isolates of Xanthomonas campestris yield insight into pathovar genomic relationships and genetic determinants of host- and tissue-specificity. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 35(9), 791-802. https://doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-01-22-0024-R.
Genome sequence of Xanthomonas campestris strain FDWSRU 18048, an emerging pathogen of non-native, invasive garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tancos, M.A., Dubrow, Z.E., Carpenter, S.S., Bogdanove, A.J. 2022. Genome sequence of Xanthomonas campestris strain FDWSRU 18048, an emerging pathogen of non-native, invasive garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata). Microbiology Resource Announcements. 11:e00942-21. https://doi.org/10.1128/mra.00942-21.
Cruciferous weeds do not act as major reservoirs of inoculum for black rot outbreaks in New York State Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lange, H.W., Tancos, M.A., Smart, C.D. 2021. Cruciferous weeds do not act as major reservoirs of inoculum for black rot outbreaks in New York State. Plant Disease. 106:174-181. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-05-21-0998-RE.
Colletotrichum fioriniae infecting invasive Japanese hop (Humulus scandens) in the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frederick, R.D., Cavin, C.A., Thomas, J.L., Bruckart, W.L., Tancos, M.A. 2021. Colletotrichum fioriniae infecting invasive Japanese hop (Humulus scandens) in the United States. Plant Disease. 106:330-330. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-06-21-1191-PDN.
Insights from the past: trends in microbial-based weed biological control research Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Comparative secretome analyses of toxigenic and atoxigenic Rathayibacter species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tancos, M.A., Mcmahon, M.B., Garrett, W.M., Luster, D.G., Rogers, E.E. 2021. Comparative secretome analyses of toxigenic and atoxigenic Rathayibacter species. Phytopathology. 111:1530-1540. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-11-20-0495-R.
Bacterial canker of tomato: revisiting a global and economically damaging seedborne pathogen Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Peritore-Galve, C.F., Tancos, M.A., Smart, C.D. 2020. Bacterial canker of tomato: revisiting a global and economically damaging seedborne pathogen. Plant Disease. 105:1581-1595. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-08-20-1732-FE.
Uromyces rebeccae sp. nov., a newly described rust on the federally endangered plant, California sea-blite (Suaeda californica) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bruckart, W.L., Thomas, J.L., Abbasi, M., Aime, C.M., Frederick, R.D., Tancos, M.A. 2020. Uromyces rebeccae sp. nov., a newly described rust on the federally endangered plant, California sea-blite (Suaeda californica). Mycologia. 112(3):543-551. https://doi.org/10.1080/00275514.2020.1739602.
First Report of Xanthomonas campestris infecting Invasive Garlic Mustard in the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tancos, M.A., Frederick, R.D. 2020. First Report of Xanthomonas campestris infecting Invasive Garlic Mustard in the United States. Plant Disease. 104:1251. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-09-19-1963-PDN.
The identification and conservation of tunicaminyluracil-related biosynthetic gene clusters in several Rathayibacter species collected from Australia, Africa, Eurasia and North America Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tancos, M.A., Sechler, A.J., Davis, E.W., Chang, J.H., Schroeder, B.K., Murray, T.D., Rogers, E.E. 2020. The identification and conservation of tunicaminyluracil-related biosynthetic gene clusters in several Rathayibacter species collected from Australia, Africa, Eurasia and North America. Frontiers in Microbiology. 10:2914. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2019.02914.
Discovery of tunicamycin-related biosynthetic gene clusters in three Rathayibacter species, including one endemic to the Northwest U.S. (R. agropyri) - (Abstract Only)
Dual RNA-seq analyses of Rathayibacter toxicus and bacteriophage NCPPB3778 over a time course following infection - (Abstract Only)
Evolution of the U.S. biological select agent Rathayibacter toxicus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, E.W., Tabima, J.F., Weisberg, A.J., Lopes, L.D., Wiseman, M.S., Wiseman, M.S., Pupko, T., Belcher, M.S., Sechler, A.J., Tancos, M.A., Schroeder, B.K., Murray, T.D., Luster, D.G., Schneider, W.L., Rogers, E.E., Andreote, F., Grunwald, N.J., Putman, M.L., Chang, J.H. 2018. Bacteriophage NCPPB3778 and a type I-E CRISPR drive the evolution of the U.S. biological select agent Rathayibacter toxicus. mBio. 9:e01280-18.
Partial proteome of the corynetoxin-producing Gram-positive bacterium, Rathayibacter toxicus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fennessey, C.M., McMahon, M.B., Sechler, A.J., Kaiser, J., Garrett, W.M., Tancos, M.A., Luster, D.G., Rogers, E.E., Schneider, W.L. 2018. Partial proteome of the corynetoxin-producing Gram-positive bacterium, Rathayibacter toxicus. Proteomics. 18:1700350. https://doi.org/10.1002/pmic.201700350.
Whole genome sequence of two Rathayibacter toxicus strains reveals a tunicamycin biosynthetic cluster similar to Streptomyces chartreusis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sechler, A.J., Tancos, M.A., Schneider, D.J., King, J.G., Fennesey, C.M., Schroeder, B.K., Luster, D.G., Schneider, W.L., Rogers, E.E. 2017. Whole genome sequence of two Rathayibacter toxicus strains reveals a tunicamycin biosynthetic cluster similar to Streptomyces chartreusis. PLoS One. 12(8):e0183005.
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