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Geromy George Moore
Food and Feed Safety Research
Research Molecular Biologist

Phone: (504) 286-4361
Fax: (504) 286-4419
Room 2122

1100 ROBERT E. LEE BLVD
BLDG 001 SRRC
NEW ORLEANS , LA 70179
Projects
Genetic and Environmental Factors Controlling Aflatoxin Biosynthesis
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 430859
Molecular and Environmental Factors Controlling Aflatoxin Reduction by Non-Toxigenic Aspergillus Strains
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 430863

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Draft genome sequence of Erysiphe pulchra, a dogwood powdery mildew pathogen -
Induction of biodeterioration on vegetables by three fungal species -
Aduroja, E.D., Moore, G.G., Beltz, S.B., Soares, C., Lima, N., Fapohunda, S.O. 2018. Induction of biodeterioration on vegetables by three fungal species. Journal of Plant Pathology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42161-018-0175-y.
A metagenomics study of the corn kernel and silk microbiome following infection with aflatoxigenic and non-aflatoxigenic Aspergillus flavus strains -
Whole genome comparison of Aspergillus flavus L-morphotype strain NRRL 3357 (type) and S-morphotype strain AF70 -
Gilbert, M.K., Mack, B.M., Moore, G.G., Downey, D.L., Lebar, M.D., Joarder, V., Losada, L., Yu, J., Nierman, W.C., Bhatnagar, D. 2018. Whole genome comparison of Aspergillus flavus L-morphotype strain NRRL 3357 (type) and S-morphotype strain AF70. PLoS One. 13(7):e0199169. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0199169.
Genome sequence of an aflatoxigenic pathogen of Argentinian peanut, Aspergillus arachidicola -
Moore, G.G., Mack, B.M., Beltz, S.B., Puel, O. 2018. Genome sequence of an aflatoxigenic pathogen of Argentinian peanut, Aspergillus arachidicola. BMC Genomics. 19:189. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-018-4576-2.
Aspergillus korhogoensis, a novel aflatoxin producing species from the Côte d’Ivoire -
Carvajal-Campos, A., Manizan, A.L., Tadrist, S., Akaki, D.K., Koffi-Nevry, R., Moore, G.G., Fapohunda, S.O., Bailly, S., Montet, D., Oswald, I.P., Lorber, S., Brabet, C., Puel, O. 2017. Aspergillus korhogoensis, a novel aflatoxin producing species from the Côte d’Ivoire. Toxins. 9:353. https://doi.org/10.3390/toxins9110353.
Global population structure and adaptive evolution of aflatoxin-producing fungi -
Moore, G.G., Olarte, R.A., Horn, B.W., Elliott, J.L., Singh, R., O'Neal, C.J., Carbone, I. 2017. Global population structure and adaptive evolution of aflatoxin-producing fungi. Ecology and Evolution. 7:9179-9191.
Evolution of polyketide synthesis in a Dothideomycete forest pathogen -
Ozturk, I.K., Chettri, P., Dupont, P-Y., Barnes, I., McDougal, R.L., Moore, G.G., Sim, A., Bradshaw, R.E. 2017. Evolution of polyketide synthesis in a Dothideomycete forest pathogen. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 106:42-50.
Unravelling the diversity of the cyclopiazonic acid family of mycotoxins in Aspergillus flavus by UHPLC Triple-TOF HRMS -
Uka, V., Moore, G.G., Arroyo-Manzanares, N., Nebija, D., De Saeger, S., Diana Di Mavungu, J. 2017. Unravelling the diversity of the cyclopiazonic acid family of mycotoxins in Aspergillus flavus by UHPLC Triple-TOF HRMS. Toxins. 9:35. doi:10.3390/toxins9010035.
Draft genome sequence of an aflatoxigenic Aspergillus species, A. bombycis -
Moore, G.G., Mack, B.M., Beltz, S.B., Gilbert, M.K. 2016. Draft genome sequence of an aflatoxigenic Aspergillus species, A. bombycis. Genome Biology and Evolution. 8(11):3297-3300. doi:10.1093/gbe/evw238.
Molecular investigations of food-borne Cladosporium and Fusarium species from Nigeria -
Moore, G.G., Fapohunda, S.O. 2016. Molecular investigations of food-borne Cladosporium and Fusarium species from Nigeria. Mycotoxicology. 3:1-14.
Field ecology, fungal sex and food contamination involving Aspergillus species -
Mycotoxins: significance to global economics and health -
Draft genome sequences of two closely related aflatoxigenic Aspergillus species obtained from the Ivory Coast -
Moore, G.G., Mack, B.M., Beltz, S.B. 2015. Draft genome sequences of two closely related aflatoxigenic Aspergillus species obtained from the Ivory Coast. Genome Biology and Evolution. 8(3):729-732.
Molecular diversity of seed-borne Fusarium species associated with maize in India -
Aiyaz, M., Divakara, S.T., Venkataramana, M., Moore, G.G., Gupta, V.K., Yli-Mattila, T., Nayaka, S.C., Niranjana, S.R. 2016. Molecular diversity of seed-borne Fusarium species associated with maize in India. Current Genomics. 17(2):132-144.
Genomic sequence of the aflatoxigenic filamentous fungus Aspergillus nomius -
Moore, G.G., Mack, B.M., Beltz, S.B. 2015. Genomic sequence of the aflatoxigenic filamentous fungus Aspergillus nomius. BMC Genomics. 16:551. doi:10.1186/s12864-015-1719-6.
Analysis of genetic and aflatoxin diversity among Aspergillus flavus isolates collected from sorghum seeds -
Divakara, S.T., Aiyaz, M., Moore, G.G., Venkataramana, M., Hariprasad, P., Nayaka, S.C., Niranjana, S.R. 2015. Analysis of genetic and aflatoxin diversity among Aspergillus flavus isolates collected from sorghum seeds. Journal of Basic Microbiology. 55:1255-1264.
Enhanced diversity and aflatoxigenicity in interspecific hybrids of Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus Reprint Icon -
Olarte, R.A., Worthington, C.J., Horn, B.W., Moore, G.G., Singh, R., Monacell, J.T., Dorner, J.W., Stone, E.A., Xie, D., Carbone, I. 2015. Enhanced diversity and aflatoxigenicity in interspecific hybrids of Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus. Molecular Ecology 24(8):1889-1909.
Mycotoxins -
Bennett, J.W., Moore, G.G. 2015. Mycotoxins. Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences. Elsevier. doi:10.1016/B.978-0-12-801238-3.02409-0.
Heritability study of eGFP-transformed Aspergillus flavus strains -
Moore, G.G. 2015. Heritability study of eGFP-transformed Aspergillus flavus strains. World Mycotoxin Journal. 8(3):301-310.
Genomic sequence for the aflatoxigenic filamentous fungus Aspergillus nomius -
Challenges facing the biological control strategy for eliminating aflatoxin contamination -
Ehrlich, K., Moore, G.G., Mellon, J.E., Bhatnagar, D. 2015. Challenges facing the biological control strategy for eliminating aflatoxin contamination. World Mycotoxin Journal. 8(2):225-233.
Growth inhibitory effects of gossypol and related compounds on fungal cotton root pathogens -
Mellon, J.E., Dowd, M.K., Beltz, S.B., Moore, G.G. 2014. Growth inhibitory effects of gossypol and related compounds on fungal cotton root pathogens. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 59:161-168.
Sex and recombination in aflatoxigenic Aspergilli: global implications -
Moore, G.G. 2014. Sex and recombination in aflatoxigenic Aspergilli: global implications. Frontiers in Microbiology. 5:32. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2014-00032.
Sexuality generates diversity in the aflatoxin gene cluster: evidence on a global scale Reprint Icon -
Moore, G.G., Elliott, J.L., Singh, R., Horn, B.W., Dorner, J.W., Stone, E.A., Chulze, S.N., Barros, G.G., Naik, M.K., Wright, G.C., Hell, K., Carbone, I. 2013. Sexuality generates diversity in the aflatoxin gene cluster: evidence on a global scale. PLoS Pathogens. 9(8):e1003574. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1003574.
Evolutionary mechanisms involved in development of fungal secondary metabolite gene clusters -
Moore, G.G., Collemare, J., Lebrun, M-H., Bradshaw, R.E. 2014. Evolutionary mechanisms involved in development of fungal secondary metabolite gene clusters. In: Osbourne, A., Goss, R.J., Carter, G.T., editors. Natural Products: Discourse, Diversity, and Design. Wiley-Blackwell Publishers, United Kingdom. p. 343-356.
Testing the efficacy of eGFP-transformed Aspergillus flavus as biocontrol strains -
Moore, G.G., Mack, B.M., Beltz, S.B. 2013. Testing the efficacy of eGFP-transformed Aspergillus flavus as biocontrol strains. Food and Nutrition Sciences. 4:469-479. doi:10.4236/fns.2013.44060.
Fragmentation of an aflatoxin-like gene cluster in a forest pathogen -
Bradshaw, R.E., Slot, J.C., Moore, G.G., Chettri, P., De Wit, P., Ehrlich, K., Ganley, A., Olson, M.A., Rokas, A., Carbone, I., Cox, M.P. 2013. Fragmentation of an aflatoxin-like gene cluster in a forest pathogen. New Phytologist. 198:525-535.
Toxigenic Aspergillus flavus and other fungi of public health concern in food and organic matter in southwest Nigeria -
Fapohunda, S.O., Moore, G.G., Ganiyu, T., Beltz, S.B. 2012. Toxigenic Aspergillus flavus and other fungi of public health concern in food and organic matter in southwest Nigeria. Mycology. 3(3):210-219.
Functional and phylogenetic analysis of the Aspergillus ochraceoroseus aflQ (ordA) gene ortholog -
Cary, J.W., Harris-Coward, P.Y., Ehrlich, K., Moore, G.G., Wei, Q., Bhatnagar, D. 2012. Functional and phylogenetic analysis of the Aspergillus ochraceoroseus aflQ (ordA) gene ortholog . Mycologia. 104(4):857-864.
Hybridization between Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus -
Worthington, C.J., Horn, B.W., Moore, G.G., Monacell, J.T., Singh, R., Stone, E.A., Carbone, I. 2011. Hybridization between Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus. Fungal Genetics Conference Proceedings.
Evolutionary mechanisms within a single cell, populations and species that influence aflatoxin contamination of crop plants -
Carbone, I., Horn, B.W., Moore, G.G., Olarte, R.A., Worthington, C.J., Monacell, J.T., Singh, R., Stone, E.A., Elliott, J.L., Hell, K. 2011. Evolutionary mechanisms within a single cell, populations and species that influence aflatoxin contamination of crop plants. Mycological Society of America.
The population dynamics of aflatoxigenic aspergilli -
Moore, G.G., Beltz, S.B., Carbone, I., Ehrlich, K., Horn, B.W. 2011. The population dynamics of aflatoxigenic aspergilli. In: Guevara-Gonzalez, R.G., editor. Aflatoxins - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Rijeka, Croatia: Intech Open Access publishers. p. 347-366.
Aspergillus: Aspergillus flavus -
Bhatnagar, D., Ehrlich, K., Moore, G.G., Payne, G.A. 2014. Aspergillus: Aspergillus flavus. In: Batt, C.A., Tortorello, M.L., editors. Encyclopedia of Food Microbiology, vol 1. Elsevier Ltd, Academic Press, p. 83-91.
Sexual reproduction in aflatoxin-producing Aspergillus nomius -
Horn, B.W., Moore, G.G., Carbone, I. 2011. Sexual reproduction in aflatoxin-producing Aspergillus nomius. Mycologia. 103910:174-183.