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Jon Suzuki
Research Molecular Biologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Survey of viruses infecting Basella alba in Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Complete genome organization and characterization of Hippeastrum latent virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, X., Larrea-Sarmiento, A., Olmedo-Velarde, A., Borth, W., Suzuki, J.Y., Wall, M.M., Melzer, M., Hu, J. 2022. Complete genome organization and characterization of Hippeastrum latent virus. Virus Genes. 58:367-371. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11262-022-01901-z.
Genome characterization of fig umbra-like virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, X., Olmedo-Velarde, A., Larrea-Sarmiento, A., Simon, A.E., Kong, A., Borth, W., Suzuki, J.Y., Wall, M.M., Hu, J.S., Melzer, M. 2021. Genome characterization of fig umbra-like virus. Virus Genes. 57:566-570. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11262-021-01867-4.
A novel ampelovirus associated with mealybug wilt of pineapple (Ananas comosus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Larrea-Sarmiento, A., Olmedo-Velarde, A., Wang, X., Borth, W., Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Suzuki, J.Y., Wall, M.M., Melzer, M., Hu, J.S. 2021. A novel ampelovirus associated with mealybug wilt of pineapple (Ananas comosus). Virus Genes. 57:464-468. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11262-021-01852-x.
Molecular characterization of tomato leaf curl Joydebpur virus and tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus associated with severe leaf curl symptoms of papaya in Bangladesh - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hamim, I., Borth, W., Suzuki, J.Y., Melzer, M., Wall, M.M., Hu, J.S. 2020. Molecular characterization of tomato leaf curl Joydebpur virus and tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus associated with severe leaf curl symptoms of papaya in Bangladesh. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10658-020-02086-7.
First report of Basella alba naturally infected with basella rugose mosaic virus in Hawai'i - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, X., Larrea-Sarmiento, A., Borth, W.B., Barone, R., Olmedo-Velarde, A., Melzer, M.J., Suzuki, J.Y., Wall, M.M., Hu, J.S. 2020. First report of Basella alba naturally infected with basella rugose mosaic virus in Hawai'i. Plant Disease. 104(8):2296. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-06-19-1266-PDN.
Identification and complete genomic sequence of a novel sadwavirus discovered in pineapple (Ananas comosus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Larrea-Sarmiento, A., Olmedo-Velarde, A., Green, J.C., Al Rwahnih, M., Wang, X., Li, Y., Wu, W., Zhang, J., Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Suzuki, J.Y., Wall, M.M., Melzer, M.J., Hu, J.S. 2020. Identification and complete genomic sequence of a novel sadwavirus discovered in pineapple (Ananas comosus). Archives of Virology. 165:1245-1248. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00705-020-04592-9.
First report of bean common mosaic virus infecting flowering ginger (Alpinia purpurata) in Hawai'i - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Larrea-Sarmiento, A., Wang, X., Borth, W.B., Barone, R., Olmedo-Verlarde, A., Melzer, M.J., Sugano, J., Galanti, R., Suzuki, J.Y., Wall, M.M., Hu, J.S. 2019. First report of bean common mosaic virus infecting flowering ginger (Alpinia purpurata) in Hawai'i. Plant Disease. 104(2):63. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-06-19-1264-PDN.
Papaya ringspot virus isolates from papaya in Bangladesh: detection, characterization, and distribution - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hamim, I., Al Rwahnih, M., Borth, W.B., Suzuki, J.Y., Melzer, M.J., Wall, M.M., Green, J.C., Hu, J.S. 2019. Papaya ringspot virus isolates from papaya in Bangladesh: detection, characterization, and distribution. Plant Disease. 103(11):2920-2924. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-12-18-2186-RE.
First report of zucchini tigre mosaic virus infecting bitter melon (momordica charantia) in Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, D., Boluk, G., Quinto, E., Hamin, I., Borth, W., Melzer, M., Green, J., Suzuki, J.Y., Wall, M.M., Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Sun, G., Hu, J. 2019. First report of zucchini tigre mosaic virus infecting bitter melon (momordica charantia) in Hawaii. Plant Disease. 103(5). https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-08-18-1391-PDN.
Occurrence of tomato leaf curl Bangladesh virus and associated subviral DNA molecules in papaya in Bangladesh: molecular detection and characterization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hamim, I., Borth, W.B., Melzer, M.J., Suzuki, J.Y., Wall, M.M., Hu, J.S. 2019. Occurrence of tomato leaf curl Bangladesh virus and associated subviral DNA molecules in papaya in Bangladesh: molecular detection and characterization. Archives of Virology. 164(6):1661-1665. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00705-019-04235-8.
First report of Apple of Peru (Nicandra physalodes) infected with pepper mottle virus in Hawai'i - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, D., Hamin, I., Borth, W.B., Melzer, M.J., Suzuki, J.Y., Wall, M.M., Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Sun, G.F., Hu, J.S. 2018. First report of Apple of Peru (Nicandra physalodes) infected with pepper mottle virus in Hawai'i. Plant Disease. 103(1):169. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-06-18-1061-PDN.
First report of bean yellow mosaic virus infecting nasturtium (tropical majus) in Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, D., Ocenar, J.R., Hamim, I., Borth, W.B., Fukada, M.T., Melzer, M.J., Suzuki, J.Y., Wall, M.M., Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Sun, G., Ko, M., Hu, J.S. 2018. First report of bean yellow mosaic virus infecting nasturtium (tropical majus) in Hawaii. Plant Disease. 103(1):168. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-06-18-1082-PDN.
Floral developmental timing in the ornamental progenitor species Anthurium amnicola Dressler - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Suzuki, J.Y., Horrell, J.R., Imamura, J.L., Amore, T.D., Matsumoto Brower, T.K. 2017. Floral developmental timing in the ornamental progenitor species Anthurium amnicola Dressler. Aroideana. 40:40-48.
Development of genetically modified papaya and its impact - (Abstract Only)
Suzuki, J.Y. 2017. Development of genetically modified papaya and its impact. Proceedings American Society of Horticultural Sciences. 52(9S):S111. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI.52.9S.S1.
Isolation of anthurium nuclei for molecular applications - (Abstract Only)
Suzuki, J.Y., Amore, T.D., Horrell, J.R., Imamura, J.S., Matsumoto Brower, T.K. 2017. Isolation of anthurium nuclei for molecular applications. Acta Horticulturae. 52(9S):S372. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI.52.9S.S1.
Floral color research for Hawaiian Anthurium cultivar improvement - (Abstract Only)
Suzuki, J.Y. 2017. Floral color research for Hawaiian Anthurium cultivar improvement. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting. ABSTRACT.
Organ-specific transcriptome profiling of metabolic and pigment biosynthesis pathways in the floral ornamental progenitor species Anthurium amnicola Dressler - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Suzuki, J.Y., Amore, T.D., Calla Zalles, B., Palmer, N.A., Scully, E.D., Sattler, S.E., Sarath, G., Lichty, J.S., Myers, R.Y., Keith, L.M., Matsumoto, T.K., Geib, S.M. 2017. Organ-specific transcriptome profiling of metabolic and pigment biosynthesis pathways in the floral ornamental progenitor species Anthurium amnicola Dressler. Scientific Reports. 7:1596.
CRISPRi-mediated metabolic engineering of E. coli for O-methylated anthocyanin production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cress, B.F., Leitz, Q.D., Kim, D.C., Amore, T.D., Suzuki, J.Y., Linhardt, R.J., Koffas, M.A. 2017. CRISPRi-mediated metabolic engineering of E. coli for O-methylated anthocyanin production. Microbial Cell Factories. 16:10. doi:10.1186/s12934-016-0623-3.
Rebuilding Hawaii’s Anthurium germplasm collection for cultivar and species preservation, breeding, and biotechnological research - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Amore, T.D., Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Suzuki, J.Y., Toves, P.J., Lichty, J.S. 2017. Rebuilding Hawaii’s Anthurium germplasm collection for cultivar and species preservation, breeding, and biotechnological research. Acta Horticulturae. 1185:117-122.
Development of chloroplast single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) as a tool towards interspecies typing of Anthurium germplasm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Suzuki, J.Y., Geib, S.M., Carlsen, M.M., Henriquez, C.L., Amore, T.D., Sim, S., Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Keith, L.M., Myers, R.Y. 2017. Development of chloroplast single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) as a tool towards interspecies typing of Anthurium germplasm. Acta Horticulturae. 1167:257-270.
Protection and coexistence of conventional papaya productions with PRSV resistant transgenic papaya - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Suzuki, J.Y., Hollingsworth, R.G., Keith, L.M., Tripathi, S. 2016. Protection and coexistence of conventional papaya productions with PRSV resistant transgenic papaya. Acta Horticulturae. 1111:49-54.
Screening for powdery mildew resistance in ohelo berry germplasm in Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keith, L.M., Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Suzuki, J.Y., Follett, P.A., Zee, F.T. 2015. Screening for powdery mildew resistance in ohelo berry germplasm in Hawaii. Pacific Agriculture and Natural Resources. 1:1-9.
Chemotaxonomy of Hawaiian Anthurium cultivars based on multivariate analysis of phenolic metabolites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Clark, B.R., Bliss, B.J., Suzuki, J.Y., Borris, R.P. 2014. Chemotaxonomy of Hawaiian Anthurium cultivars based on multivariate analysis of phenolic metabolites. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62:11323-11334.
The chloroplast psbK-psbI intergenic region, a potential genetic marker for broad sectional relationships in Anthurium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Suzuki, J.Y., Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Keith, L.M., Myers, R.Y. 2014. The chloroplast psbK-psbI intergenic region, a potential genetic marker for broad sectional relationships in Anthurium. HortScience. 49(10):1244-1252.
Screening promoters for Anthurium transformation using transient expression - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Keith, L.M., Cabos, R.Y.M., Suzuki, J.Y., Gonsalves, D., Thilmony, R.L. 2013. Screening promoters for Anthurium transformation using transient expression. Plant Cell Reports. 32:443-451.
Flavone C-glycosides from Anthurium andraeanum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Clark, B.R., Suzuki, J.Y., Bliss, B.J., Borris, R.P. 2012. Flavone C-glycosides from Anthurium andraeanum. Natural Product Communications. 7(6):747-748.
Genome size in Anthurium evaluated in the context of karyotypes and phenotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bliss, B.J., Suzuki, J.Y. 2012. Genome size in Anthurium evaluated in the context of karyotypes and phenotypes. AoB Plants. doi:10.1093/aobpla/pls006.
Assaying for pollen drift from transgenic Rainbow to nontransgenic Kapoho papaya under commercial and experimental field conditions in Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gonsalves, D., Gonsalves, C., Carr, J., Tripathi, S., Matsumoto, T., Suzuki, J., Ferreira, S., Pitz, K. 2012. Assaying for pollen drift from transgenic Rainbow to nontransgenic Kapoho papaya under commercial and experimental field conditions in Hawaii. Tropical Plant Biol. 5(2):153-160. DOI:10.1007/s12042-011-9090-5.
Allergenicity assessment of the Papaya ringspot virus coat protein expressed in transgenic Rainbow papaya - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fermin, G., Keith, R.C., Suzuki, J.Y., Ferreira, S.A., Gaskill, D.A., Pitz, K.Y., Manshardt, R.M., Gonsalves, D., Tripathi, S. 2011. Allergenicity assessment of the papaya ringspot virus coat protein expressed in transgenic Rainbow papaya. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59(18):10006-10012. DOI: 10.1021/jf201194r.
Papaya Ringspot Virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gonsalves, D., Tripathi, S., Carr, J.B., Suzuki, J.Y. 2010. Papaya Ringspot Virus. The Plant Health Instructor. DOI: 10.1094/PHI-I-2010-1004-01. Available: http://www.apsnet.org/edcenter/intropp/lessons/viruses/Pages/PapayaRingspotvirus.aspx.
Determining sex and screening for the adventitious presence of transgenic material in Carica papaya L. seed germplasm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Zee, F.T., Suzuki, J.Y., Tripathi, S., Carr, J.B., Mackey, B.E. 2010. Determining sex and screening for the adventitious presence of transgenic material in Carica papaya L. seed germplasm. HortScience. 45:161-164.
Efforts to deregulate Rainbow papaya in Japan: Molecular Characterization of Transgene and Vector Inserts - (Proceedings)
Suzuki, J.Y., Tripathi, S., Fermin, G.A., Jan, F., Hou, S., Saw, J.H., Ackerman, C.M., Yu, Q., Schatz, M.C., Pitz, K.Y., Yepes, M., Fitch, M.M., Manshardt, R.M., Slightom, J.L., Ferreira, S.A., Salzberg, S.L., Alam, M., Ming, R., Moore, P.H., Gonsalves, D. 2010. Efforts to deregulate Rainbow papaya in Japan: Molecular Characterization of Transgene and Vector Inserts. Acta Horticulturae. 851:235-240.