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Stephen P Cohen
Sustainable Perennial Crops Laboratory
Research Geneticist (Plants)

Phone: (301) 504-5101
Fax: (301) 504-1998

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Projects
Development of Pathogen- and Plant-Based Genetic Tools and Disease Mitigation Methods for Tropical Perennial Crops
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 441868
Genotypic Characterization of Genetic Resources for Cacao, Coffee, and Other Tropical Perennial Crops Economically Important to the United States
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 444058
Genomics of Asimini Triloba, the American Pawpaw
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 443004
Metabolomic Analysis of Various Theobroma Cacao Diseases
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437995
Quarantine, Germplasm Acquisition/Maintenance, Phytopathology Studies and Clone Evaluation of Theobroma Cacao
Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement (T)
  Accession Number: 438157

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Transcriptome profiling identifies gene expression patterns and promoter motifs associated with post-penetration resistance to Phytophthora palmivora in pods of Theobroma cacao genotypes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baruah, I., Shao, J.Y., Ali, S., Schmidt, M.E., Meinhardt, L.W., Bailey, B.A., Cohen, S.P. 2024. Transcriptome profiling identifies gene expression patterns and promoter motifs associated with post-penetration resistance to Phytophthora palmivora in pods of Theobroma cacao genotypes. Scientific Reports. 14:4175(2024). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-024-54355-8.
Clonal Propagation of Moniliophthora roreri and the emergence of unique lineages with distinct genomes during range expansion Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Minio, A., Ali, S., Cohen, S.P., Figueroa-Balderas, R., Carriel, D., Dahyana, B., Conrad Stack, J., Baruah, I., Jean-Philippe, M., Cantu, D., Bailey, B.A. 2023. Clonal Propagation of Moniliophthora roreri and the emergence of unique lineages with distinct genomes during range expansion. Genes, Genomes, and Genomics. https://doi.org/10.1093/g3journal/jkad125.
Comparative RNA-seq analysis of resistant and susceptible Theobroma cacao fruits in response to infection with frosty pod pathogen (Moniliophthora roreri) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Puig, A.S., Cohen, S.P., Koch Bach, R.A., Arciniegas Leal, A., Gutierrez, O.A., Bailey, B.A. 2023. Comparative RNA-seq analysis of resistant and susceptible Theobroma cacao fruits in response to infection with frosty pod pathogen (Moniliophthora roreri). PhytoFrontiers. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTOFR-09-22-0101-R.
A draft genome resource for Marasmius tenuissimus, an emerging causal agent of thread blight disease in cacao Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leung, J., Cohen, S.P., Baruah, I., Ali, S., Shao, J.Y., Bukari, Y., Amoako-Attah, I., Meinhardt, L.W., Bailey, B.A. 2023. A draft genome resource for Marasmius tenuissimus, an emerging causal agent of thread blight disease in cacao. PhytoFrontiers. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTOFR-03-23-0027-A.
A new hundred-genomes pipeline enables rapid duplex LAMP detection of two bacterial spot pathogens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beran, P., Stehlikova, D., Cohen, S.P., Rost, M., Beranova, K., Curn, V. 2022. A new hundred-genomes pipeline enables rapid duplex LAMP detection of two bacterial spot pathogens. Plant Disease. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-05-22-1098-RE.
USA Tea: A synopsis of ongoing tea research and USA production issues Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
D'Auria, J.C., Cohen, S.P., Leung, J., Glockzin, K., Glockzin, K., Gervay-Hague, J., Zhang, D., Meinhardt, L.W. 2022. USA Tea: A synopsis of ongoing tea research and USA production issues. Frontiers in Plant Science. 13:934651. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2022.934651.