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Guohong Cai
Crop Production and Pest Control Research
Research Plant Pathologist

Phone: (765) 494-8529
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PURDUE UNIVERSITY BOTANY AND PLANT PATHOLOGY
915 WEST STATE STREET
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN 479072054

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Projects
Developing Breeding Resources and Understanding Pathogen Biology to Control Frogeye Leaf Spot in Indiana
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 441521
Genetic Enhancement of Seed Quality and Plant Health Traits, and Designing Soybeans with Improved Functionality
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 434438
National USDA Uniform Soybean Tests / Yield, Disease Resistance and Quality Traits Evaluation of Public Breeding Lines (CPPC)
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 441426
Developing Breeding Resources and Understanding Pathogen Biology to Control Frogeye Leaf Spot in Indiana
Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement (T)
  Accession Number: 439401
Developing Breeding Resources and Understanding Pathogen Biology to Control Frogeye Leaf Spot in Indiana (Year 2)
Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement (T)
  Accession Number: 441244

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
A giant chimeric NLR gene responsible for broad spectrum resistance to a soybean pathogen - (Abstract Only)
A giant NLR gene confers broad-spectrum resistance to Phytophthora sojae in soybean Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, W., Chen, L., Fengler, K., Bolar, J., Llaca, V., Wang, X., Clark, C.B., Fleury, T.J., Myrvold, J., Oneal, D., Van Dyk, D., Hudson, A., Munkvold, J., Baumgarten, A., Thompson, J., Cai, G., Crasta, O., Aggarwal, R., Ma, J. 2021. A giant NLR gene confers broad-spectrum resistance to Phytophthora sojae in soybean. Nature Communications. 12:6263. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-26554-8.
Identification and molecular mapping of Rps14, a gene conferring broad-spectrum resistance to Phytophthora sojae in soybean Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, L., Wang, W., Ping, J., Fitzgerald, J.C., Cai, G., Clark, C., Aggarwal, R., Ma, J. 2021. Identification and molecular mapping of Rps14, a gene conferring broad-spectrum resistance to Phytophthora sojae in soybean. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Genetics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-021-03933-9.
First report of Fusarium fujikuroi causing root rot and seedling elongation of soybean in Indiana Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Detranaltes, C.E., Jones, C.R., Cai, G. 2021. First report of Fusarium fujikuroi causing root rot and seedling elongation of soybean in Indiana. Plant Disease. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-03-21-0570-PDN.
Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities associated with switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) in the acidic, oligotrophic pine barrens ecosystem Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bindell, M., Luo, J., Walsh, E., Wagner, N.E., Miller, S.J., Cai, G., Bonos, S.A., Zhang, N. 2021. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities associated with switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) in the acidic, oligotrophic pine barrens ecosystem. Grass Research 1:2. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.48130/GR-2021-0002.
First report of Mycoleptodiscus terrestris causing root rot of soybean in Indiana Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Detranaltes, C., Cai, G. 2021. First report of Mycoleptodiscus terrestris causing root rot of soybean in Indiana. Plant Disease. 105:1194. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-09-20-2023-PDN.
Mitochondrial Genome Sequence of Phytophthora sansomeana and Comparative Analysis of Phytophthora Mitochondrial Genomes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cai, G., Scofield, S.R. 2020. Mitochondrial Genome Sequence of Phytophthora sansomeana and Comparative Analysis of Phytophthora Mitochondrial Genomes. PLoS ONE. 15(5). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0231296.
PiRV-2 stimulates sporulation in Phytophthora infestans Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cai, G., Fry, W.E., Hillman, B.I. 2019. PiRV-2 stimulates sporulation in Phytophthora infestans. Virus Research. 271:197674. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virusres.2019.197674.
Comparative genomics approach to build a genome-wide database of high-quality, informative microsatellite markers: application on Phytophthora sojae, a soybean pathogen Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cai, G., Fleury, T.J., Zhang, N. 2019. Comparative genomics approach to build a genome-wide database of high-quality, informative microsatellite markers: application on Phytophthora sojae, a soybean pathogen. Scientific Reports. 9:7969. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-44411-z.
Cross-protective Salmonella vaccine reduces cecal and splenic colonization of multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Heidelberg Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bearson, S.M., Bearson, B.L., Sylte, M.J., Looft, T.P., Kogut, M.H., Cai, G. 2019. Cross-protective Salmonella vaccine reduces cecal and splenic colonization of multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Heidelberg. Vaccine. 37(10):1255-1259. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.12.058.
Avian intestinal mucus modulates Campylobacter jejuni gene expression in a host-specific manner Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Looft, T.P., Cai, G., Choudhury, B., Lai, L.X., Lippolis, J.D., Reinhardt, T.A., Sylte, M.J., Casey, T.A. 2019. Avian intestinal mucus modulates Campylobacter jejuni gene expression in a host-specific manner. Frontiers in Microbiology. 9:3215. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.03215.
PiRV-2, a novel RNA virus from Phytophthora infestans, does not belong to any known virus groups Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cai, G., Myers, K., Fry, W.E., Hillman, B.I. 2018. PiRV-2, a novel RNA virus from Phytophthora infestans, does not belong to any known virus groups. Archives of Virology. 164: 567-572. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00705-018-4050-0.
Modulation of porcine microRNAs associated with apoptosis and NF-kappaB signaling pathways in response to Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shippy, D.C., Bearson, B.L., Cai, G., Brunelle, B.W., Kich, J., Bearson, S.M. 2018. Modulation of porcine microRNAs associated with apoptosis and NF-kappaB signaling pathways in response to Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium. Gene. 676:290-297. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gene.2018.08.044.
Genome wide analysis of the transition to pathogenic lifestyles in Magnaporthales fungi Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, N., Cai, G., Price, D.C., Crouch, J., Gladieux, P., Hillman, B., Khang, C.H., Lebrun, M., Lee, Y., Luo, J., Qiu, H., Veltri, D., Wisecarver, J.H., Zhu, J., Bhattacharya, D. 2018. Genome wide analysis of the transition to pathogenic lifestyles in Magnaporthales fungi. Scientific Reports. 8:5862. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-24301-6.
A novel dsRNA virus stimulates sporulation of Phytophthora infestans and may have contributed to late blight epidemics - (Abstract Only)
Cai, G., Myers, K., Fry, W.E., Hillman, B.I. 2018. A novel dsRNA virus stimulates sporulation of Phytophthora infestans and may have contributed to late blight epidemics. International Congress of Plant Pathology Abstracts and Proceedings.596-P.
Discula destructiva, an exotic pathogen of Cornus spp. in North America: evidence of independent introductions - (Abstract Only)
Hadziabdic, D., Mantooth, K., Boggess, S., Windham, M., Miller, S., Cai, G., Spatafora, J., Zhang, N., Staton, M., Ownley, B., Trigiano, R. 2018. Discula destructiva, an exotic pathogen of Cornus spp. in North America: evidence of independent introductions. International Congress of Plant Pathology Abstracts and Proceedings. 452-P.
Association of Circulating Transfer RNA Fragments with Antibody Response to Mycoplasma bovis in Beef Cattle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Casas, E., Cai, G., Kuehn, L.A., Register, K.B., McDaneld, T.G., Neill, J.D. 2018. Association of circulating transfer RNA fragments with antibody response to Mycoplasma bovis in beef cattle. BioMed Central (BMC) Veterinary Research. 14:89. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12917-018-1418-z.
Characterization of a multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Heidelberg outbreak strain in commercial turkeys: Colonization, transmission, and host transcriptional response Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bearson, B.L., Bearson, S.M., Looft, T., Cai, G., Shippy, D.C. 2017. Characterization of a multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Heidelberg outbreak strain in commercial turkeys: Colonization, transmission, and host transcriptional response. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 4:156. https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2017.00156.
Confirmation of independent introductions of an exotic plant pathogen of Cornus species, Discula destructiva, on the east and west coasts of North America and subsequent population bottlenecks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mantooth, K., Hadziabdic, D., Boggess, S., Windham, M., Miller, S., Cai, G., Spatafora, J., Zhang, N., Staton, M., Ownley, B., Trigiano, R. 2017. Confirmation of independent introductions of an exotic plant pathogen of Cornus species, Discula destructiva, on the east and west coasts of North America and subsequent population bottlenecks. PLoS One. 12(7): e0180345. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0180345.
Genome-wide informative microsatellite database and global population structure of Fusarium virguliforme - (Abstract Only)
Transcriptional response of turkeys to MDR Salmonella enterica serovar heidelberg - (Abstract Only)
Bearson, S.M., Cai, G., Bearson, B.L. 2017. Transcriptional response of turkeys to MDR Salmonella enterica serovar heidelberg [abstract]. Microbe, American Society of Microbiology, June 1-5, 2017, New Orleans, Louisiana. Paper No. 880.
Association of microRNAs with antibody response to mycoplasma bovis in beef cattle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Casas, E., Cai, G., Kuehn, L.A., Register, K.B., Mcdaneld, T.G., Neill, J.D. 2016. Association of microRNAs with antibody response to mycoplasma bovis in beef cattle. PLoS One. 11(8). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0161651.
Association of bta-miR-24-3p with serum antibody response to Mycoplasma spp. in beef cattle - (Abstract Only)
Casas, E., Cai, G., Kuehn, L.A., Register, K.B., Neill, J.D., McDaneld, T.G. 2016. Association of bta-miR-24-3p with serum antibody response to Mycoplasma spp. in beef cattle. 35th International Society for Animal Genetics Conference, July 23-27, 2016, Salt Lake City, Utah. p. 39.
The goat (Capra hircus) mammary gland secretory tissue proteome as influenced by weight loss: A study using label free proteomics Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hernandez-Castellano, L.E., Ferreira, A.M., Nanni, P., Grossmann, J., Arguello, A., Capote, J., Cai, G., Lippolis, J.D., Castro, N., Almeida, A.M. 2016. The goat (Capra hircus) mammary gland secretory tissue proteome as influenced by weight loss: A study using label free proteomics. Journal of Proteomics. 145:60-69. doi: 10.1016/j.jprot.2016.03.030.
Association of selenocysteine transfer RNA fragments with serum antibody response to Mycoplasma spp. in beef cattle - (Abstract Only)
Characterization of circulating transfer RNA-Derived RNA fragments in cattle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Casas, E., Cai, G., Neill, J.D. 2015. Characterization of circulating transfer RNA-Derived RNA fragments in cattle. Frontiers in Genetics. 6:271. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2015.00271.
MicroRNA expression profiling in tonsils of calves challenged with a laboratory strain or field isolates of Bovine Respiratory Syncytial Virus - (Abstract Only)
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