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Todd J Ward (PhD)
National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research
Center Director

Phone: (309) 681-6540
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Room 2038A

1815 N UNIVERSITY ST
PEORIA, IL 61604
Projects
ARTS: A Phylogenetic Revisionary Monograph of the Genus Fusarium
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 434360

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Five-year survey uncovers extensive diversity and temporal fluctuations among fusarium head blight pathogens of wheat and barley in Brazil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pereira, C.B., Ward, T.J., Del Ponte, E.M., Moreira, G.M., Busman, M., McCormick, S.P., Feksa, H.R., De Almeida, J.L., Tessmann, D.J. 2020. Five-year survey uncovers extensive diversity and temporal fluctuations among fusarium head blight pathogens of wheat and barley in Brazil. Plant Pathology. 70(2):426-435. https://doi.org/10.1111/ppa.13289.
No to Neocosmospora: Phylogenomic and practical reasons for continued inclusion of the Fusarium solani species complex in the genus Fusarium ()
O'Donnell, K., Al-Hatmi, A.M.S., Aoki, T., Brankovics, B., Cano-Lira, J.F., Coleman, J.J., De Hoog, G.S., Di Pietro, A., Frandsen, R.J.N., Geiser, D.M., Gibas, C.F.C., Guarro, J., Kim, H.-Y., Kistler, H.C., Laraba, I., Proctor, R., Ward, T.J., et al. 2020. No to Neocosmospora: Phylogenomic and practical reasons for continued inclusion of the Fusarium solani species complex in the genus Fusarium. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 5(5):e00810-20.
Fusarium pathogenomics and population-specific differences during wheat infection - (Abstract Only)
Ward, T.J., Vaughan, M.M., Cuperlovic-Culf, M., McCormick, S.P., Bakker, M. 2020. Fusarium pathogenomics and population-specific differences during wheat infection. Meeting Abstract. [abstract].
Regional and field-specific differences in Fusarium species and mycotoxins associated with blighted North Carolina wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cowger, C., Ward, T.J., Nilsson, K., Arellano, C., McCormick, S.P., Busman, M. 2020. Regional and field-specific differences in Fusarium species and mycotoxins associated with blighted North Carolina wheat. International Journal of Food Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2020.108594.
Genetic diversity and mycotoxin production among Fusarium head blight isolates belonging to the Fusarium tricinctum species complex from Italy - (Abstract Only)
Senatore, M.T., Ward, T.J., O'Donnell, K., Busman, M., Prodi, A. 2020. Genetic diversity and mycotoxin production among Fusarium head blight isolates belonging to the Fusarium tricinctum species complex from Italy [abstract].
Evolution of secondary metabolite diversity in fungi - (Abstract Only)
Proctor, R., Kim, H.-K., Laraba, I., Hao, G., Vaughan, M.M., Naumann, T.A., Brown, D.W., Ward, T.J., O'Donnell, K., Busman, M., McCormick, S.P. 2020. Evolution of secondary metabolite diversity in fungi [abstract].
Intrapopulation antagonism can reduce the growth and aggressiveness of the wheat head blight pathogen Fusarium graminearum Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vaughan, M.M., Ward, T.J., McCormick, S.P., Orwig, N., Hay, W.T., Proctor, R., Palmquist, D. 2020. Intrapopulation antagonism can reduce the growth and aggressiveness of the wheat head blight pathogen Fusarium graminearum. Phytopathology. 110(4):916-926. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-09-19-0341-R.
Preserving US microbe collections sparks future discoveries Reprint Icon ()
Boundy-Mills, K., McCluskey, K., Elia, P., Glaeser, J.A., Lindner, D.L., Nobles, Jr., D.R., Normanly, J., Ochoa-Corona, F.M., Scott, J.A., Ward, T.J., Webb, K.M., Webster, K., Wertz, J.E. 2020. Preserving US microbe collections sparks future discoveries. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 129(2):162-174. https://doi.org/10.1111/jam.14525.
Characterization of species composition, chemotype, and in vivo and in vitro fungicide sensitivity of Fusarium from wheat and corn in Michigan, USA - (Abstract Only)
Breunig, M., Byrne, A.M., Jacobs, J.L., Ward, T.J., Chilvers, M.L. 2019. Characterization of species composition, chemotype, and in vivo and in vitro fungicide sensitivity of Fusarium from wheat and corn in Michigan, USA [abstract].
Synergistic phytotoxic effects of culmorin and trichothecene mycotoxins Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wipfler, R., McCormick, S.P., Proctor, R., Teresi, J., Hao, G., Ward, T., Alexander, N., Vaughan, M.M. 2019. Synergistic phytotoxic effects of culmorin and trichothecene mycotoxins. Toxins. 11(10):555. https://doi.org/10.3390/toxins11100555.
First report of the Fusarium tricinctum species complex causing Fusarium head blight in wheat in Brazil Reprint Icon ()
Moreira, G.M., Machado, F.J., Pereira, C.B., Neves, D.L., Tessman, D.J., Ward, T.J., Del Ponte, E.M. 2019. First report of the Fusarium tricinctum species complex causing Fusarium head blight of wheat in Brazil. Plant Disease. 104(2):586. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-03-19-0552-PDN.
Fusarium graminearum population-specific differences during wheat infection - (Abstract Only)
Ward, T.J., Vaughan, M.M., Cuperlovic-Culf, M., McCormick, S.P., Bakker, M.G., Palmquist, D.E. 2019. Fusarium graminearum population-specific differences during wheat infection [abstract].
Fusarium graminearum arabinanase (Arb93B) enhances wheat head blight susceptibility by suppressing plant immunity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hao, G., McCormick, S., Vaughan, M.M., Naumann, T.A, Kim, H.-S., Proctor, R., Kelly, A., Ward, T.J. 2019. Fusarium graminearum arabinanase (Arb93B) enhances wheat head blight susceptibility by suppressing plant immunity. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. https://doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-06-18-0170-R.
Characterization of a Fusarium graminearum salicylate hydroxylase Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hao, G., Naumann, T.A., Vaughan, M.M., McCormick, S.P., Usgaard, T., Kelly, A., Ward, T.J. 2019. Characterization of a Fusarium graminearum salicylate hydroxylase. Frontiers in Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.03219.
Fusarium graminearum population-specific differences during wheat infection - (Abstract Only)
Vaughan, M.M., Ward, T.J., McCormick, S.P., Bakker, M.G. 2018. Fusarium graminearum population-specific differences during wheat infection [abstract].
Draft whole genome sequence of seven L. monocytogenes strains with variation in virulence and stress responses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Y., Xu, A., Fratamico, P.M., Sommers, C.H., Rotundo, L., Boccia, F., Jiang, Y., Ward, T.J. 2018. Draft whole genome sequence of seven L. monocytogenes strains with variation in virulence and stress responses. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 7(13). https://doi.org/10.1128/MRA.01038-18.
Marasas et al. 1984 "toxigenic Fusarium species: identity and mycotoxicology" revisited Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Donnell, K., McCormick, S.P., Busman, M., Proctor, R.H., Ward, T.J., Doehring, G., Geiser, D.M., Alberts, J.F., Rheeder, J.P. 2018. Marasas et al. 1984 "toxigenic Fusarium species: identity and mycotoxicology" revisited. Mycologia. 110(6):1058-1080. https://doi.org/10.1080/00275514.2018.1519773.
Fusarium subtropicale sp. nov., a novel nivalenol mycotoxin-producing species isolated from barley (Hordeum vulgare) in Brazil and sister to F. praegraminearum Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pereira, C.B., Ward, T.J., Tessmann, D.J., Del Ponte, E.M., Laraba, I., Vaughan, M.M., McCormick, S.P., Busman, M., Kelly, A., Proctor, R.H., O'Donnell, K. 2018. Fusarium subtropicale sp. nov., a novel nivalenol mycotoxin-producing species isolated from barley (Hordeum vulgare) in Brazil and sister to F. praegraminearum. Mycologia. 110(5):860-871. https://doi.org/10.1080/00275514.2018.1512296.
Characterization of Fusarium graminearum salicylate hydroxylases and their potential role in wheat pathogenesis - (Abstract Only)
Species composition, toxigenic potential and aggressiveness of Fusarium isolates causing Head Blight of barley in Uruguay Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garmendia, G., Pattarino, L., Negrin, C., Martinez-Silveira, A., Pereyra, S., Ward, T.J., Vero, S. 2018. Species composition, toxigenic potential and aggressiveness of Fusarium isolates causing Head Blight of barley in Uruguay. Food Microbiology. 76:426-433. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fm.2018.07.005.
Four new species of Metschnikowia and the transfer of seven Candida species to Metschnikowia and Clavispora as new combinations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kurtzman, C.P., Robnett, C.J., Basehoar, E., Ward, T.J. 2018. Four new species of Metschnikowia and the transfer of seven Candida species to Metschnikowia and Clavispora as new combinations. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10482-018-1095-8.
Marasas' et al. (1984) “Toxigenic Fusarium species: Identity and mycotoxicology” revisited - (Abstract Only)
Distribution and evolution of genes responsible for biosynthesis of mycotoxins in Fusarium - (Abstract Only)
Proctor, R., Kim, H., Villani, A., Hao, G., Bakker, M.G., Brown, D.W., Vaughan, M.M., Busman, M., O'Donnell, K., Moretti, A., Susca, A., Ward, T.J., Gutierrez, S., McCormick, S.P. 2018. Distribution and evolution of genes responsible for biosynthesis of mycotoxins in Fusarium. Meeting Abstract [abstract].
Regional differences in the composition of Fusarium head blight pathogens and mycotoxins associated with wheat in Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ceron-Bustamante, M., Ward, T.J., Kelly, A.C., Vaughan, M.M., McCormick, S.P., Cowger, C., Leyva-Mir, S.G., Villasenor-Mir, H.E., Ayala-Escobar, V., Nava-Diaz, C. 2018. Regional differences in the composition of Fusarium head blight pathogens and mycotoxins associated with wheat in Mexico. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 273:11-19.
Listeria monocytogenes source distribution analysis indicates regional heterogeneity and ecological niche preference among serotype 4b clones Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, S., Chen, Y., Gorski, L.A., Ward, T.J., Osborne, J., Kathariou, S. 2018. Listeria monocytogenes source distribution analysis indicates regional heterogeneity and ecological niche preference among serotype 4b clones. mBio. 9(2):1-12. https://doi.org/10.1128/mBio.00396-18.
Population genomics of Fusarium graminearum reveals signatures of divergent evolution within a major cereal pathogen - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kelly, A.C., Ward, T.J. 2018. Population genomics of Fusarium graminearum reveals signatures of divergent evolution within a major cereal pathogen. PLoS One. 13(3):e0194616.
Fusarium mycotoxins: a trans-disciplinary overview Reprint Icon ()
Bakker, M.G., Brown, D.W., Kelly, A.C., Kim, H.-S., Kurtzman, C.P., McCormick, S.P., O'Donnell, K.L., Proctor, R.H., Vaughan, M.M., Ward, T.J. 2018. Fusarium mycotoxins: a trans-disciplinary overview. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. 40(2):161-171. https://doi.org/10.1080/07060661.2018.1433720.
An arabinobio-hydrolase (Arb93B) from Fusarium graminearum is associated with wheat head blight disease - (Abstract Only)
Development of a PCR-RFLP method based on the transcription elongation factor 1-a gene to differentiate Fusarium graminearum from other species within the Fusarium graminearum species complex Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garmendia, G., Umpierrez-Failache, M., Ward, T.J., Vero, S. 2017. Development of a PCR-RFLP method based on the transcription elongation factor 1-a gene to differentiate Fusarium graminearum from other species within the Fusarium graminearum species complex. Food Microbiology. 70:28-32.
The arsenic resistance-associated Listeria genomic island LGI2 exhibits sequence and integration site diversity and a propensity for three Listeria monocytogenes clones with enhanced virulence Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, S., Ward, T.J., Jima, D.D., Parsons, C., Kathariou, S. 2017. The arsenic resistance-associated Listeria genomic island LGI2 exhibits sequence and integration site diversity and a propensity for three Listeria monocytogenes clones with enhanced virulence. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 83(21):83:e01189-17. https://doi.org/10.1128/AEM.01189-17..
Characterization of effectors from Fusarium graminearum - (Abstract Only)
Marasas’ et al. 1984 toxigenic fusarium species: identity and mycotoxicology revisted - (Abstract Only)
Differential triazole sensitivity among members of the Fusarium graminearum species complex infecting barley grains in Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Machado, F.J., Nicolli, C.P., Moller, P.A., Arruda, R., Ward, T.J., Del Ponte, E.M. 2017. Differential triazole sensitivity among members of the Fusarium graminearum species complex infecting barley grains in Brazil. Tropical Plant Pathology. 42(3):197-202.
Population genetic structure and mycotoxin potential of the wheat crown rot and head blight pathogen Fusarium culmorum in Algeria Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Laraba, I., Boureghda, H., Abdallah, N., Bouaicha, O., Obanor, F., Moretti, A., Geiser, D.M., Kim, H.-S., McCormick, S.P., Proctor, R.H., Kelly, A.C., Ward, T.J., O'Donnell, K. 2017. Population genetic structure and mycotoxin potential of the wheat crown rot and head blight pathogen Fusarium culmorum in Algeria. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 103:34-41.
Genome sequences of Listeria monocytogenes strains with resistance to arsenic Reprint Icon ()
Dutta, V., Lee, S., Ward, T.J., Orwig, N., Altermann, E., Jima, D.D., Parsons, C., Kathariou, S. 2017. Genome sequences of Listeria monocytogenes strains with resistance to arsenic. Genome Announcements. 5(19):e00327-17.
Comparative population genomics of Fusarium graminearum reveals adaptive divergence among cereal head blight pathogens - (Abstract Only)
Genetic population structure of Fusarium graminearum species complex in Korean cereals - (Abstract Only)
Lee, T., Ward, T.J., Choi, J., Ham, H., Lee, S., Hong, S., Ryu, J. 2016. Genetic population structure of Fusarium graminearum species complex in Korean cereals [abstract].
Comparative population genomics of fusarium graminearum reveals adaptive divergence among cereal head blight pathogens - (Abstract Only)
Draft Genome Sequences of Historical Listeria monocytogenes from Human Listeriosis, 1933 ()
Dutta, V., Lee, S., Ward, T.J., Orwig, N.G., Altermann, E., Jima, D., Parsons, C., Kathariou, S. 2016. Draft genome sequences of two historical Listeria monocytogenes from human Listeriosis cases in 1933. Genome Announcements. 4(6):e01364-16.
Fusarium praegraminearum sp. nov. is a novel nivalenol mycotoxin-producing pathogen from New Zealand can induce head blight on wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grafenhan, T., Johnston, P.R., Vaughan, M.M., McCormick, S.P., Proctor, R.H., Busman, M., Ward, T.J., O'Donnell, K. 2017. Fusarium praegraminearum sp. nov. is a novel nivalenol mycotoxin-producing pathogen from New Zealand can induce head blight on wheat. Mycologia. 108(6):1229-1239.
The geographic distribution and complex evolutionary history of the NX-2 trichothecene chemotype from Fusarium graminearum Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 Reprint Icon ()
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 ()
Machado, F.J., Moller, P.A., Nicolli, C.P., Del Ponte, E.M., Ward, T.J. 2015. First report of Fusarium graminearum, F. asiaticum and F. cortaderiae as head blight pathogens of annual ryegrass in Brazil. Plant Disease. 99(12):1859.
Evolutionary relationships of outbreak-associated Listeria monocytogenes strains of serotypes 1/2a and 1/2b determined by whole genome sequencing - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
Ward, T.J. 2013. Overview of the ARS Culture Collection. Meeting Abstract.
Culture Collections and Public Health Research - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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.
Systematics, phylogeny and trichothecene mycotoxin potential of fusarium head blight cereal pathogens - (Abstract Only)
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.
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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’’ - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Cyberinfrastructure for Fusarium (CiF) - (Abstract Only)
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.
A novel Asian clade within the Fusarium graminearum species complex includes a newly discovered cereal head blight pathogen from the Far East of Russia - (Abstract Only)
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.
Spatial and temporal differences in the frequency of 3ADON-producing Fusarium graminearum populations in Canadian wheat - (Abstract Only)
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.
Multilocus Genotyping Assays for SNP-based Subtyping of Listeria monocytogenes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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. - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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. - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
EVOLUTION OF THE FUSARIUM GRAMINEARUM SPECIES COMPLEX - (Abstract Only)
PHYLOGENETIC SPECIES RECOGNITION IN FUSARIUM - (Abstract Only)
ANCIENT POLYMORPHISM AND ADAPTIVE EVOLUTION IN THE TRICHOTHECENE MYCOTOXIN GENE CLUSTER OF PHYTOPATHOGENIC FUSARIUM - (Abstract Only)
EVIDENCE OF ANCIENT POLYMORPHISM AND ADAPTIVE EVOLUTION IN THE TRICHOTHECENE GENE CLUSTER OF PHYTOPATHOGENIC FUSARIUM - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
DISCORDANT GENE GENEALOGIES AND THE EVOLUTION OF THE TRICHOTHECENE GENE CLUSTER IN FUSARIUM - (Abstract Only)
EVOLUTIONARY RELATIONSHIPS AMONG MUCORALEAN FUNGI (ZYGOMYCOTA): EVIDENCE FOR FAMILY POLYPHLY ON A LARGE SCALE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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