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Matthew Gilbert
Food and Feed Safety Research
Research Molecular Biologist

Phone: (504) 286-4405
Fax:
Room 2105

1100 ROBERT E. LEE BLVD
NEW ORLEANS , LA 70124
Projects
Genetic and Environmental Factors Controlling Aflatoxin Biosynthesis
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 430859
Use of Classical and Molecular Technologies for Developing Aflatoxin Resistance in Crops
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 430862
Molecular and Environmental Factors Controlling Aflatoxin Reduction by Non-Toxigenic Aspergillus Strains
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 430863
Metabolic Profiling of the Aspergillus flavus-Maize Interaction to Identify Fungal Pathogenicity and Host Plant Resistance Factors
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 435603

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
The transcription factor Hbx1 affects the expression of more than six thousand genes in the aflatoxin-producing fungus Aspergillus flavus -
A metagenomics study of the corn kernel and silk microbiome following infection with aflatoxigenic and non-aflatoxigenic Aspergillus flavus strains -
Environmental interactions that influence secondary metabolism and development in the saprophytic crop pathogen Aspergillus flavus -
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.
Aspergillus flavus secondary metabolites: more than just aflatoxins -
Cary, J.W., Gilbert, M.K., Lebar, M.D., Majumdar, R., Calvo, A.M. 2018. Aspergillus flavus secondary metabolites: more than just aflatoxins. Food Safety. 6(1):7-32. https://doi.org/10.14252/foodsafetyfscj.2017024.
RNA interference-based silencing of the alpha-amylase (amy1) gene in Aspergillus flavus decreases fungal growth and aflatoxin production in maize kernels -
Gilbert, M.K., Majumdar, R., Rajasekaran, K., Chen, Z.-Y., Wei, Q., Sickler, C.M., Lebar, M.D., Cary, J.W., Frame, B.R., Wang, K. 2018. RNA interference-based silencing of the alpha-amylase (amy1) gene in Aspergillus flavus decreases fungal growth and aflatoxin production in maize kernels. Planta. 247:1465–1473. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00425-018-2875-0.
Advances in molecular and genomic research to safeguard food and feed supply from aflatoxin contamination -
Bhatnagar, D., Rajasekaran, K., Gilbert, M.K., Cary, J.W., Magan, N. 2018. Advances in molecular and genomic research to safeguard food and feed supply from aflatoxin contamination. World Mycotoxin Journal. 11(1):47-72. https://doi.org/10.3920/WMJ2017.2283.
Carbon dioxide mediates the response to temperature and water activity levels in Aspergillus flavus during infection of maize kernels -
Gilbert, M.K., Medina, A., Mack, B.M., Lebar, M.D., Rodriguez, A., Bhatnagar, D., Magan, N., Obrian, G., Payne, G. 2018. Carbon dioxide mediates the response to temperature and water activity levels in Aspergillus flavus during infection of maize kernels. Toxins. 10(1):5. https://doi.org/10.3390/toxins10010005.
Interactions between water activity and temperature on the Aspergillus flavus transcriptome and aflatoxin B1 production -
Medina, A., Gilbert, M.K., Mack, B.M., OBrian, G.R., Rodriguez, A., Bhatnagar, D., Payne, G., Magan, N. 2017. Interactions between water activity and temperature on the Aspergillus flavus transcriptome and aflatoxin B1 production. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 256:36-44.
Effect of water activity, temperature, and carbon dioxide on the Aspergillus flavus transcriptome and aflatoxin B1 production -
Gilbert, M.K., Medina-Vaya, A., Mack, B.M., Lebar, M.D., Rodriguez, A., Bhatnagar, D., Magan, N., Obrian, G., Payne, G. 2017. Effect of water activity, temperature, and carbon dioxide on the Aspergillus flavus transcriptome and aflatoxin B1 production. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). Accession: PRJNA380582.
Naturally occurring high oleic acid cottonseed oil: identification and functional analysis of a mutant allele of Gossypium barbadense fatty acid desaturase-2 -
Shockey, J., Dowd, M., Mack, B., Gilbert, M., Scheffler, B., Ballard, L., Frelichowski, J., Mason, C. 2017. Naturally occurring high oleic acid cottonseed oil: identification and functional analysis of a mutant allele of Gossypium barbadense fatty acid desaturase-2. Planta. 245:611-622.
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.
Use of functional genomics to assess the climate change impact on Aspergillus flavus and aflatoxin production -
Gilbert, M.K., Mack, B.M., Payne, G.A., Bhatnagar, D. 2016. Use of functional genomics to assess the climate change impact on Aspergillus flavus and aflatoxin production. World Mycotoxin Journal. 9(5):665-672. doi:10.3920/WMJ2016.2049.
RNA sequencing of an nsdC mutant reveals global regulation of secondary metabolic gene clusters in Aspergillus flavus -
Gilbert, M.K., Mack, B.M., Wei, Q., Bland, J.M., Bhatnagar, D., Cary, J.W. 2016. RNA sequencing of an nsdC mutant reveals global regulation of secondary metabolic gene clusters in Aspergillus flavus. Microbiological Research. 182:150-161.
Development and analysis of a highly flexible multi-gene expression system for metabolic engineering in Arabidopsis seeds and other plant tissues -
Shockey, J., Mason, C., Gilbert, M., Cao, H., Li, X., Cahoon, E., Dyer, J. 2015. Development and analysis of a highly flexible multi-gene expression system for metabolic engineering in Arabidopsis seeds and other plant tissues. Plant Molecular Biology. 89:113-126.
Phytohormonal networks promote differentiation of fiber initials on pre-anthesis cotton ovules grown in vitro and in planta -
Kim, H.J., Hinchliffe, D.J., Triplett, B.A., Yeater, K.M., Moon, H.S., Gilbert, M.K., Thyssen, G.N., Turley, R.B., Fang, D.D. 2015. Phytohormonal networks promote differentiation of fiber initials on pre-anthesis cotton ovules grown in vitro and in planta. PLoS One. 10(4):e0125046.
Analysis of an nsdC mutant in Aspergillus flavus reveals an extensive role in the regulation of several secondary metabolic gene clusters -
RNA interference-mediated control of Aspergillus flavus in maize -
RNA-seq analysis of an nsdC mutant in Aspergillus flavus -
A transcript profiling approach reveals an abscisic acid specific glycosyltransferase (UGT73C14) induced in developing fiber of Ligon lintless-2 mutant of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) -
Gilbert, M.K., Bland, J.M., Shockey, J.M., Cao, H., Hinchliffe, D.J., Fang, D.D., Naoumkina, M.A. 2013. A transcript profiling approach reveals an abscisic acid specific glycosyltransferase (UGT73C14) induced in developing fiber of Ligon lintless-2 mutant of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). PLoS One. 8 (9):e75268.
A transcript profiling approach reveals an abscisic acid specific glycosyltransferase (UGT73C14) induced in developing fiber of Ligon lintless-2 mutant of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) -
Gilbert, M.K., Bland, J.M., Shockey, J.M., Cao, H., Hinchliffe, D.J., Fang, D.D., Naoumkina, M.A. 2013. A transcript profiling approach reveals an abscisic acid specific glycosyltransferase (UGT73C14) induced in developing fiber of Ligon lintless-2 mutant of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). PLoS One. 8(9):e75268.
Transcript profiling by microarray and marker analysis of the short cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) fiber mutant Ligon lintless-1 (Li1) Reprint Icon -
Gilbert, M.K., Turley, R.B., Kim, H.J., Li, P., Thyssen, G.N., Tang, Y., Delhom, C.D., Naoumkina, M.A., Fang, D.D. 2013. Transcript profiling by microarray and marker analysis of the short cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) fiber mutant Ligon lintless-1 (Li1). Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 14:403.
Comparative Transcriptome Analysis of Short Fiber Mutants Ligon-lintless 1 And 2 Reveals Common Mechanisms Pertinent to Fiber Elongation in Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) Reprint Icon -
Gilbert, M.K., Kim, H.J., Tang, Y., Naoumkina, M.A., Fang, D.D. 2014. Comparative Transcriptome Analysis of Short Fiber Mutants Ligon-lintless 1 And 2 Reveals Common Mechanisms Pertinent to Fiber Elongation in Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). PLoS One. 9:e95554.