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Gregory N Thyssen
Cotton Fiber Bioscience Research
Research Biologist

Phone: (504) 286-4280
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1100 Robert E. Lee Blvd
BLDG 001 SRRC
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70124
Projects
Innovative Approaches for Value Added Cotton-Containing Nonwovens
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 438164
Molecular Characterization and Phenotypic Assessments of Cotton Fiber Quality Traits
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 435004

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Mapping-by-sequencing the locus of EMS-induced mutation responsible for tufted-fuzzless seed phenotype in cotton Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naoumkina, M., Thyssen, G.N., Fang, D.D., Bechere, E., Li, P., Florane, C.B. 2021. Mapping-by-sequencing the locus of EMS-induced mutation responsible for tufted-fuzzless seed phenotype in cotton. Molecular Genetics and Genomics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00438-021-01802-0.
Elucidation of sequence polymorphism in fuzzless-seed cotton lines Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naoumkina, M.A., Thyssen, G.N., Fang, D.D., Li, P., Florane, C.B. 2020. Elucidation of sequence polymorphism in fuzzless-seed cotton lines. Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 296(1):193–206. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00438-020-01736-z.
GWAS reveals consistent QTL for drought and salt tolerance in a MAGIC population of 550 lines derived from intermating of 11 Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) parents Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abdelraheem, A., Thyssen, G.N., Fang, D.D., Jenkins, J.N., McCarty, J.C., Wedegaertner, T., Zhang, J. 2020. GWAS reveals consistent QTL for drought and salt tolerance in a MAGIC population of 550 lines derived from intermating of 11 Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) parents. Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 296(1):119-129. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00438-020-01733-2.
GWAS reveals consistent QTL for drought and salt tolerance in a MAGIC population of 550 lines derived from intermating of eleven Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) parents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stability and transferability assessment of the cotton fiber strength QTL qFS-c7-1 on chromosome A07 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fang, D.D., Zeng, L., Thyssen, G.N., Delhom, C.D., Bechere, E., Jones, D.C., Li, P. 2021. Stability and transferability assessment of the cotton fiber strength QTL qFS-c7-1 on chromosome A07. The Crop Journal. 9(2):380-386. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cj.2020.06.016.
Mapping and validation of a fiber length QTL on chromosome D11 using two independent F2 populations of upland cotton Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naoumkina, M.A., Zeng, L., Fang, D.D., Wang, M., Thyssen, G.N., Florane, C.B., Li, P., Delhom, C.D. 2020. Mapping and validation of a fiber length QTL on chromosome D11 using two independent F2 populations of upland cotton. Molecular Breeding. 40:31. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11032-020-01111-1.
Mapping and validation of a fiber length QTL on chromosome D11 using two independent F2 populations of upland cotton Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naoumkina, M.A., Zeng, L., Fang, D.D., Wang, M., Thyssen, G.N., Florane, C.B., Li, P., Delhom, C.D. 2020. Mapping and validation of a fiber length QTL on chromosome D11 using two independent F2 populations of upland cotton. Molecular Breeding. 40:31. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11032-020-01111-1.
Combined GWAS and eQTL analysis uncovers a genetic regulatory network orchestrating the initiation of secondary cell wall development in cotton Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, Z., Wang, P., You, C., Yu, J., Zhang, X., Yan, F., Ye, Z., Shen, C., Li, B., Guo, K., Liu, N., Thyssen, G.N., Fang, D.D., Lindsey, K., Zhang, X., Wang, M., Tu, L. 2020. Combined GWAS and eQTL analysis uncovers a genetic regulatory network orchestrating the initiation of secondary cell wall development in cotton. New Phytologist. 226:1738-1752. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.16468.
Evaluation and genome-wide association study of Verticillium wilt resistance in a MAGIC population derived from intermating of eleven Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) parents Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, J., Abdelraheem, A., Thyssen, G.N., Fang, D.D., Jenkins, J.N., McCarty Jr, J.C., Wedegaertner, T. 2019. Evaluation and genome-wide association study of Verticillium wilt resistance in a MAGIC population derived from intermating of eleven Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) parents. Euphytica. 216:9. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-019-2547-6.
An EMS-induced mutation in a tetratricopeptide repeat-like superfamily protein gene (Ghir_A12G008870) on chromosome A12 is responsible for the liy short fiber phenotype in cotton Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fang, D.D., Naoumkina, M.A., Thyssen, G.N., Bechere, E., Li, P., Florane, C.B. 2020. An EMS-induced mutation in a tetratricopeptide repeat-like superfamily protein gene (Ghir_A12G008870) on chromosome A12 is responsible for the liy short fiber phenotype in cotton. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 133(1):271-282. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-019-03456-4.
Functional divergence of cellulose synthase orthologs in between wild Gossypium raimondii and domesticated G. arboreum diploid cotton species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, H.J., Thyssen, G.N., Song, X., Delhom, C.D., Liu, Y. 2019. Functional divergence of cellulose synthase orthologs in between wild Gossypium raimondii and domesticated G. arboreum diploid cotton species. Cellulose. 26:9483-9501. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10570-019-02744-y.
Genetic and transcriptomic dissection of the fiber length trait from a cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) MAGIC population Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naoumkina, M.A., Thyssen, G.N., Fang, D.D., Jenkins, J.N., McCarty, J.C., Florane, C.B. 2019. Genetic and transcriptomic dissection of the fiber length trait from a cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) MAGIC population. BMC Genomics. 20:112. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-019-5427-5.
Whole genome sequencing of a MAGIC population identified genomic loci and candidate genes for major fiber quality traits in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thyssen, G.N., Jenkins, J.N., McCarty, J.C., Zeng, L., Campbell, B.T., Delhom, C.D., Islam, M.S., Li, P., Jones, D.C., Condon, B.D., Fang, D.D. 2018. Whole genome sequencing of a MAGIC population identified genomic loci and candidate genes for major fiber quality traits in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Journal of Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 132:989-999. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-018-3254-8.
The P450 gene CYP749A16 is required for tolerance to the sulfonylurea herbicide trifloxysulfuron sodium in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thyssen, G.N., Naoumkina, M.A., McCarty, J.C., Jenkins, J.N., Florane, C.B., Li, P., Fang, D.D. 2018. The P450 gene CYP749A16 is required for tolerance to the sulfonylurea herbicide trifloxysulfuron sodium in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 18:186. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12870-018-1414-2.
Genetic control of flame retardancy in white lint cotton (gossypium hirsutum) - (Abstract Only)
Genetic and transcriptomic dissection of the fiber length trait using a cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) MAGIC population. - (Abstract Only)
A MAGIC population-based genome-wide association study reveals functional association of GhRBB1_A07 gene with superior fiber quality in cotton - (Abstract Only)
Genome-wide analysis of gene expression of EMS-induced short fiber mutant Ligon lintless-y (liy) in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naoumkina, M.A., Bechere, E., Fang, D.D., Thyssen, G.N., Florane, C.B. 2017. Genome-wide analysis of gene expression of EMS-induced short fiber mutant Ligon lintless-y (liy) in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Genomics. 109:320-329.
Role of xyloglucan in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) fiber elongation of the short fiber mutant Ligon-lintless-2 (Li2) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naoumkina, M.A., Hinchliffe, D.J., Fang, D.D., Florane, C.B., Thyssen, G.N. 2017. Role of xyloglucan in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) fiber elongation of the short fiber mutant Ligon-lintless-2 (Li2). Gene. 626:227-233.
The GhTT2_A07 gene is linked to the brown color and natural flame retardancy phenotypes of Lc1 cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) fibers - (Abstract Only)
A Gly65Val substitution in an actin, GhACT_LI1, disrupts cell polarity and F-actin organization resulting in dwarf, lintless cotton plants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thyssen, G.N., Fang, D.D., Turley, R.B., Florane, C.B., Li, P., Mattison, C.P., Naoumkina, M.A. 2017. A Gly65Val substitution in an actin, GhACT_LI1, disrupts cell polarity and F-actin organization resulting in dwarf, lintless cotton plants. Plant Journal. 90(1):111-121. https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.13477.
A MAGIC population-based genome-wide association study reveals functional association of GhRBB1_A07 gene with superior fiber quality in cotton Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Islam, M.S., Thyssen, G.N., Jenkins, J.N., Zeng, L., Delhom, C.D., McCarty, J.C., Deng, D.D., Hinchliffe, D.J., Jones, D.C., Fang, D.D. 2016. A MAGIC population-based genome-wide association study reveals functional association of GhRBB1_A07 gene with superior fiber quality in cotton. BMC Genomics. 17:903. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-016-3249-2.
Infrared imaging of cotton fiber bundles using a focal plane array detector and a single reflectance accessory Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Santiago Cintron, M., Montalvo, J.G., Von Hoven, T.M., Rodgers, J.E., Hinchliffe, D.J., Madison, C.A., Thyssen, G.N., Zeng, L. 2016. Infrared imaging of cotton fiber bundles using a focal plane array detector and a single reflectance accessory. FIBERS. 4(27):1-11. https://doi.org/10.3390/fib4040027.
The GhTT2_A07 gene is linked to the brown colour and natural flame retardancy phenotypes of Lc1 cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) fibres - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hinchliffe, D.J., Condon, B.D., Thyssen, G.N., Naoumkina, M.A., Madison, C.A., Reynolds, M.L., Delhom, C.D., Fang, D.D., Li, P., McCarty Jr, J.C. 2016. The GhTT2_A07 gene is linked to the brown colour and natural flame retardancy phenotypes of Lc1 cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) fibres. Journal of Experimental Botany. 67(18):5461-5471.
Small RNA sequencing and degradome analysis of developing fibers of short fiber mutants Ligon-lintles-1 (Li1) and -2 (Li2) revealed a role for miRNAs and their targets in cotton fiber elongation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naoumkina, M.A., Thyssen, G.N., Fang, D.D., Hinchliffe, D.J., Florane, C.B., Jenkins, J.N. 2016. Small RNA sequencing and degradome analysis of developing fibers of short fiber mutants Ligon-lintles-1 (Li1) and -2 (Li2) revealed a role for miRNAs and their targets in cotton fiber elongation. BMC Genomics. 17:360. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-016-2715-1.
The immature fiber mutant phenotype of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) is linked to a 22-bp frame-shift deletion in a mitochondria targeted pentatricopeptide repeat gene - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thyssen, G.N., Fang, D.D., Zeng, L., Song, X., Delhom, C.D., Condon, T.L., Li, P., Kim, H.J. 2016. The immature fiber mutant phenotype of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) is linked to a 22-bp frame-shift deletion in a mitochondria targeted pentatricopeptide repeat gene. G3, Genes/Genomes/Genetics. 6:1627-1633.
Comparative fiber property and transcriptome analyses reveal key genes potentially related to high fiber strength in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) line MD52ne - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Islam, M.S., Fang, D.D., Thyssen, G.N., Delhom, C.D., Liu, Y., Kim, H.J. 2016. Comparative fiber property and transcriptome analyses reveal key genes potentially related to high fiber strength in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) line MD52ne. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 16:36.
Mapping by sequencing in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) line MD52ne identified candidate genes for fiber strength and its related quality attributes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Islam, M.S., Zeng, L., Thyssen, G.N., Delhom, C.D., Kim, H.J., Li, P., Fang, D.D. 2016. Mapping by sequencing in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) line MD52ne identified candidate genes for fiber strength and its related quality attributes. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 129:1071-1086.
Understanding the cotton fiber elongation process using short fiber mutants, the Ligon lintless-1 (Li1) and -2 (Li2) as an experiment model system - (Abstract Only)
Mapping-by-sequencing of Ligon-lintless-1 (Li1) reveals a cluster of neighboring genes with correlated expression in developing fibers of Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thyssen, G.N., Fang, D.D., Turley, R.B., Florane, C.B., Li, P., Naoumkina, M.A. 2015. Mapping-by-sequencing of Ligon-lintless-1 (Li1) reveals a cluster of neighboring genes with correlated expression in developing fibers of Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Journal of Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 128:1703-1712.
Phytohormonal networks promote differentiation of fiber initials on pre-anthesis cotton ovules grown in vitro and in planta - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, H.J., Hinchliffe, D.J., Triplett, B.A., Chen, Z.J., Stelly, D.M., 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.
RNA-seq analysis of short fiber mutants Ligon-lintless-1 (Li1) and – 2 (Li2) revealed important role of aquaporins in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) fiber elongation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naoumkina, M.A., Thyssen, G.N., Fang, D.D. 2015. RNA-seq analysis of short fiber mutants Ligon-lintless-1 (Li1) and – 2 (Li2) revealed important role of aquaporins in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) fiber elongation. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 15:65.
Detection, validation, and application of genotyping-by-sequencing based single nucleotide polymorphisms in upland cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Islam, M.S., Thyssen, G.N., Jenkins, J.N., Fang, D.D. 2014. Detection, validation, and application of genotyping-by-sequencing based single nucleotide polymorphisms in upland cotton. The Plant Genome. 8(1):1-10.
Next generation genetic mapping of the Ligon-lintless-2 (Li2) locus in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thyssen, G.N., Fang, D.D., Turley, R.B., Florane, C.B., Li, P., Naoumkina, M.A. 2014. Next generation genetic mapping of the Ligon-lintless-2 (Li2) locus in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 127:2183-2192.
Independent replication of mitochondrial genes supports the transcriptional program in developing fiber cells of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thyssen, G.N., Song, X., Naoumkina, M.A., Kim, H.J., Fang, D.D. 2014. Independent replication of mitochondrial genes supports the transcriptional program in developing fiber cells of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Gene. 544:41-48.
The Li2 mutation results in reduced subgenome expression bias in elongating fibers of allotetraploid cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Naoumkina, M.A., Thyssen, G.N., Fang, D.D., Hinchliffe, D.J., Florane, C.B., Yeater, K.M., Page, J.J., Udall, J.A. 2014. The Li2 mutation results in reduced subgenome expression bias in elongating fibers of allotetraploid cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). PLoS One. 9(3):e90830.
Linkage map construction and QTL analysis of agronomic and fiber quality traits in cotton Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gore, M.A., Fang, D.D., Poland, J.A., Zhang, J., Percy, R.G., Cantrell, R.G., Thyssen, G.N. 2014. Linkage map construction and QTL analysis of agronomic and fiber quality traits in cotton. The Plant Genome. 7(1):1-10.
Genetic mapping of non-target-site resistance to a sulfonylurea herbicide (Envoke®) in Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thyssen, G.N., McCarty, J.C., Li, P., Jenkins, J.N., Fang, D.D. 2014. Genetic mapping of non-target-site resistance to a sulfonylurea herbicide (Envoke®) in Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Molecular Breeding. 33:341-348.
Transcript profiling by microarray and marker analysis of the short cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) fiber mutant Ligon lintless-1 (Li1) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
A microsatellite-based genome-wide analysis of genetic diversity and linkage disequilibrium in Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) cultivars from major cotton-growing countries Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fang, D.D., Hinze, L.L., Percy, R.G., Li, P., Deng, D.D., Thyssen, G.N. 2013. A microsatellite-based genome-wide analysis of genetic diversity and linkage disequilibrium in Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) cultivars from major cotton-growing countries. Euphytica. 191:391-401.