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Rebecca Sweany
Food and Feed Safety Research
Geneticist Plants

Phone: (504) 286-4345
Fax:

1100 ROBERT E. LEE BLVD
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70124

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Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Putative core transcription factors affecting virulence in Aspergillus flavus during infection of maize Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gilbert, M.K., Mack, B.M., Lebar, M.D., Chang, P.-K., Gross, S.R., Sweany, R.R., Cary, J.W., Rajasekaran, K. 2023. Putative core transcription factors affecting virulence in Aspergillus flavus during infection of maize. The Journal of Fungi. 9:118. https://doi.org/10.3390/jof9010118.
Why do plant-pathogenic fungi produce mycotoxins? Potential roles for mycotoxins in the plant ecosystem Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Sweany, R.R., Breunig, M., Opoku, J., Clay, K., Spatafora, J.W., Drott, M.T., Baldwin, T.T., Fountain, J.C. 2022. Why do plant-pathogenic fungi produce mycotoxins? Potential roles for mycotoxins in the plant ecosystem. Phytopathology. 112(10):2044-2051. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-02-22-0053-SYM.
Genetic responses and aflatoxin inhibition during co-culture of aflatoxigenic and non-aflatoxigenic Aspergillus flavus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sweany, R.R., Mack, B.M., Moore, G.G., Gilbert, M.K., Cary, J.W., Lebar, M.D., Rajasekaran, K., Damann Jr, K.E. 2021. Genetic responses and aflatoxin inhibition during co-culture of aflatoxigenic and non-aflatoxigenic Aspergillus flavus. Toxins. 13:794. https://doi.org/10.3390/toxins13110794.
Draft genome sequences of 20 Aspergillus flavus isolates from corn kernels and cornfield soils in Louisiana Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gebru, S.T., Mammel, M.K., Gangiredla, J., Tartera, C., Cary, J.W., Moore, G.G., Sweany, R.R. 2020. Draft genome sequences of 20 Aspergillus flavus isolates from corn kernels and cornfield soils in Louisiana. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 9(38):e00826-20. https://doi.org/10.1128/MRA.00826-20.