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Milton Drott
Cereal Disease Lab
Research Plant Pathologist

Phone: (612) 625-3780
Fax: (651) 649-5054

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Projects
Plant-Fungal Interactions and Host Resistance in Fusarium Head Blight of Barley and Wheat
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 441767
Comparative Genomic Analysis of Fusarium Species
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 443738
Barley Fusarium Head Blight Resistance Genomics
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437198
Corn Mycotoxin Mitigation Initiative
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 442329

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Development and validation of a diagnostic high resolution melting curve assay for the NX-2 chemotype of Fusarium graminearum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
A new and effective method to induce infection of Phyllachora maydis into corn for tar spot studies in controlled environments Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Solorzano, J.E., Issendorf, S.E., Drott, M.T., Check, J.C., Roggenkamp, E.M., Cruz, C.D., Kleczewksi, N.M., Malvick, D.K. 2023. A new and effective method to induce infection of Phyllachora maydis into corn for tar spot studies in controlled environments. Plant Methods. 19. Article 83. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13007-023-01052-8.
Mining for a new class of fungal natural products: The evolution, diversity, and distribution of isocyanide synthase biosynthetic gene clusters Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nickles, G.R., Oestereicher, B., Keller, N.P., Drott, M.T. 2023. Mining for a new class of fungal natural products: The evolution, diversity, and distribution of isocyanide synthase biosynthetic gene clusters. Nucleic Acids Research. 51(14):7220-7235. https://doi.org/10.1093/nar/gkad573.
Aneuploidy formation in the filamentous fungus Aspergillus flavus in response to azole stress Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barda, O., Sadhasivam, S., Gong, D., Doron-Faigenboim, A., Zakin, V., Drott, M.T., Sionov, E. 2023. Aneuploidy formation in the filamentous fungus Aspergillus flavus in response to azole stress. Microbiology Spectrum. 11(4). Article e04339-22. https://doi.org/10.1128/spectrum.04339-22.
Pangenomics of the death cap mushroom Amanita phalloides, and of Agaricales, reveals dynamic evolution of toxin genes in an invasive range Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Drott, M.T., Chul Park, S., Wang, Y., Harrow, L., Keller, N.P., Pringle, A. 2023. Pangenomics of the death cap mushroom Amanita phalloides, and of Agaricales, reveals dynamic evolution of toxin genes in an invasive range. The ISME Journal: Multidisciplinary Journal of Microbial Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41396-023-01432-x.
LaeA-regulated fungal traits mediate bacterial community assembly Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tannous, J., Cosetta, C.M., Drott, M.T., Rush, T.A., Abraham, P.E., Giannone, R.J., Keller, N.P., Wolfe, B.E. 2023. LaeA-regulated fungal traits mediate bacterial community assembly. mBio. 14(3). Article e00769-23. https://doi.org/10.1128/mbio.00769-23.
Lipo-Chitooligosaccharides induce specialized fungal metabolite profiles that modulate bacterial growth Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rush, T.A., Tannous, J., Lane, M.J., Gopalakrishnan Meena, M., Carrell, A.A., Golan, J.J., Drott, M.T., Cottaz, S., Fort, S., Ané, J., Keller, N.P., Pelletier, D.A., Jacobson, D.A., Kainer, D., Abraham, P.E., Giannone, R.J., Labbe, J.L. 2022. Lipo-Chitooligosaccharides induce specialized fungal metabolite profiles that modulate bacterial growth. mSystems. 7(6). Article e01052-22. https://doi.org/10.1128/msystems.01052-22.