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Michael O'Leary
Crop Diseases, Pests and Genetics Research
Research Plant Pathologist

Phone: (559) 596-2891
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9611 S. RIVERBEND AVE.
PARLIER, CA 93648

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Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Complete genome sequence of Curtobacterium sp. strain TXMA1, isolated from a grapevine in Texas, USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J., Ledbetter, C.A., O'Leary, M.L. 2022. Complete genome sequence of Curtobacterium sp. strain TXMA1, isolated from a grapevine in Texas, USA. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 11(1). Article e00968-21. https://doi.org/10.1128/mra.00968-21.
Isolation and whole genome sequencing of Curtobacterium sp. strain TXMA1 from a grapevine showing PD-like symptoms in Texas, U.S.A. - (Proceedings)
Chen, J., Ledbetter, C.A., O'Leary, M.L. 2021. Isolation and whole genome sequencing of Curtobacterium sp. strain TXMA1 from a grapevine showing PD-like symptoms in Texas, U.S.A. Proceedings of the 2021 CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium. Sacramento, CA. p. 121.
Complete genome resources for Xylella fastidiosa strains AlmaEM3 and BB08-1 reveal prophage-associated structural variation among blueberry-infecting strains Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Leary, M.L., Arias-Giraldo, L., Burbank, L.P., De La Fuente, L., Landa, B. 2022. Complete genome resources for Xylella fastidiosa strains AlmaEM3 and BB08-1 reveal prophage-associated structural variation among blueberry-infecting strains. Phytopathology. 112(3):732-736. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-08-21-0317-A.
Differential epigenetic modifications among Xylella fastidiosa strains correlate with type I restriction-modification system variation - (Abstract Only)
O'Leary, M.L., Burbank, L.P., Stenger, D.C. 2021. Differential epigenetic modifications among Xylella fastidiosa strains correlate with type I restriction-modification system variation. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts.
Assessing strain-level variation among type I restriction-modification systems and methylation patterns in Xylella fastidiosa - (Abstract Only)
O'Leary, M.L., Burbank, L.P., Stenger, D.C. 2021. Assessing strain-level variation among type I restriction-modification systems and methylation patterns in Xylella fastidiosa. American Society for Microbiology Conference.
Assessing strain-level variation among type I restriction-modification systems and methylation patterns in Xylella fastidiosa - (Abstract Only)
O'Leary, M.L., Burbank, L.P., Stenger, D.C. 2021. Assessing strain-level variation among type I restriction-modification systems and methylation patterns in Xylella fastidiosa. Meeting Abstract.
Complete genome sequence resource of a strain of Curtobacterium flaccumfaciens pv. flaccumfaciens, causal agent of bacterial wilt of common bean, from Turkey Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Leary, M.L., Gilbertson, R.L. 2020. Complete genome sequence resource of a strain of Curtobacterium flaccumfaciens pv. flaccumfaciens, causal agent of bacterial wilt of common bean, from Turkey. Phytopathology. Available: https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-04-20-0131-A.
Complete genome sequences of three Xylella fastidiosa subspecies multiplex strains isolated from olive trees in California, USA. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Leary, M.L., Burbank, L.P., Krugner, R., Stenger, D.C. 2020. Complete genome sequences of three Xylella fastidiosa subspecies multiplex strains isolated from olive trees in California, USA. Phytopathology. Available: https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-05-20-0167-A.
Variation among type I restriction modification systems in Xylella fastidiosa correlates with genetic lineage - (Abstract Only)
Whole genome sequence of Xylella fastidiosa ATCC 35879T and detection of genome rearrangement within subsp. fastidiosa Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J., O'Leary, M.L., Burbank, L.P., Zheng, Z., Deng, X. 2020. Whole genome sequence of Xylella fastidiosa ATCC 35879T and detection of genome rearrangement within subsp. fastidiosa. Current Microbiology. 77:1858-1863. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00284-020-01937-0.
Infection of blueberry cultivar Emerald with a California Pierce’s disease strain of Xylella fastidiosa and acquisition by glassy-winged sharpshooter Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burbank, L.P., Sisterson, M.S., O'Leary, M.L. 2019. Infection of blueberry cultivar Emerald with a California Pierce’s disease strain of Xylella fastidiosa and acquisition by glassy-winged sharpshooter. Plant Disease. 104(1):154-160. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-05-19-1126-RE.
Infection of blueberry cultivar Emerald with a California grapevine isolate of Xylella fastidiosa and acquisition by glassy-winged sharpshooter - (Abstract Only)
Burbank, L.P., Sisterson, M.S., O'Leary, M.L. 2019. Infection of blueberry cultivar Emerald with a California grapevine isolate of Xylella fastidiosa and acquisition by glassy-winged sharpshooter. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts. Presented at the American Phytopathological Society meeting, Aug 3-7, 2019, Cleveland, Ohio.