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Research Project: Identification, Characterization, and Biology of Foreign and Emerging Viral and Bacterial Plant Pathogens

Location: Foreign Disease-Weed Science Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Rathayibacter agropyri (non O’Gara 1916) comb. nov., nom. rev., isolated from western wheatgrass (Pascopyrum smithii) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schroeder, B.K., Schneider, W.L., Luster, D.G., Sechler, A.J. 2018. Rathayibacter agropyri (non O’Gara 1916) comb. nov., nom. rev., isolated from western wheatgrass (Pascopyrum smithii). International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 68:1519–1525. https://doi.org/10.1099/ijsem.0.002708.

Transcriptome amplification coupled with nanopore sequencing as a surveillance tool for plant pathogens in plant and insect tissues Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ribiero-Bronzato, A., Sherman, D.J., Stone, A.L., Wilson, V., Schneider, W.L., King, J. 2018. Transcriptome amplification coupled with nanopore sequencing as a surveillance tool for plant pathogens in plant and insect tissues. Plant Disease. 102:1648-1652. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-04-17-0488-RE.

Complete genome sequence of the Rathayibacter toxicus phage NCPPB3778 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schneider, W.L., Sechler, A.J., Rogers, E.E. 2017. Complete genome sequence of the Rathayibacter toxicus phage NCPPB3778. Genome Announcements. 5(42):e00671-17. https://doi.org/10.1128/genomeA.00671-17.

Whole genome sequence of two Rathayibacter toxicus strains reveals a tunicamycin biosynthetic cluster similar to Streptomyces chartreusis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sechler, A.J., Tancos, M.A., Schneider, D.J., King, J.G., Fennesey, C.M., Schroeder, B.K., Luster, D.G., Schneider, W.L., Rogers, E.E. 2017. Whole genome sequence of two Rathayibacter toxicus strains reveals a tunicamycin biosynthetic cluster similar to Streptomyces chartreusis. PLoS One. 12(8):e0183005.

Rathayibacter toxicus and bacterial head blight diseases of grasses - (Review Article)
Murray, T.D., Schroeder, B.K., Schneider, W.L., Luster, D.G., Sechler, A.J., Rogers, E.E., Subbotin, S.A. 2017. Rathayibacter toxicus and bacterial head blight diseases of grasses. Phytopathology. 107:804-815.

Comprehensive analysis of draft genomes of two closely related Pseudomonas syringae phylogroup 2b strains infecting mono and dicotyledon host plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sultanov, R.I., Arapidi, G.P., Vinogradova, S.V., Govorun, V.M., Luster, D.G., Ignatov, A.N. 2016. Comprehensive analysis of draft genomes of two closely related Pseudomonas syringae phylogroup 2b strains infecting mono and dicotyledon host plants. BMC Genomics. 17:1010. doi 10.1186/s12864-016-3358-y.

Mining the gap: Assessing leadership needs to improve 21st century plant pathology Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beckerman, J., Schneider, W.L. 2016. Mining the gap: Assessing leadership needs to improve 21st century plant pathology. Plant Disease. 100:2349-2356.

Adaptation and validation of E-probe diagnostic nucleic acid analysis for detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in metagenomic data of complex food matrices Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blagden, T., Schneider, W.L., Melcher, U., Daniels, J., Fletcher, J. 2016. Adaptation and validation of E-probe diagnostic nucleic acid analysis for detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in metagenomic data of complex food matrices. Journal of Food Protection. 79(4) 574-581. DOI: 10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-15-440.

A new approach for detecting fungal and oomycete plant pathogens in next generation sequencing metagenome data utilising electronic probes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Espindola, A., Schneider, W.L., Hoyt, P., Garzon, C., Marek, S.M. 2015. A new approach for detecting fungal and oomycete plant pathogens in next generation sequencing metagenome data utilising electronic probes. International Journal of Data Mining and Bioinformatics. 12(2):115-128.

Protein expression profiling of Rathayibacter toxicus using mass spectrometry - (Abstract Only)
Fennessey, C.M., Blanc, J., Sechler, A.J., Mcmahon, M.B., Garrett, W.M., Luster, D.G., Schneider, W.L. 2015. Protein expression profiling of Rathayibacter toxicus using mass spectrometry. Phytopathology. 105:S4:43.

Insect E-probe Diagnostic Nucleic acid Analysis (EDNA): the application of a novel bioinformatic tool to detection of vectors and pathogens in individual insect and simulated insect trap metagenomes - (Abstract Only)
Schneider, W.L., Stone, A.L., Sherman, D.J., Wight-Malapi, M., Andreason, S.A., Daniels, J., Ochoa Corona, F., Crouch, J., Wayadande, A. 2015. Insect E-probe Diagnostic Nucleic acid Analysis (EDNA): the application of a novel bioinformatic tool to detection of vectors and pathogens in individual insect and simulated insect trap metagenomes. Phytopathology. 105: S4:124.

Role bending: complex relationships between viruses, hosts and vectors related to citrus leprosis, an emerging disease Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roy, A., Hartung, J.S., Schneider, W.L., Shao, J.Y., Leon, G.M., Melzer, M.J., Beard, J.J., Otero-Colina, G., Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R., Brlansky, R.H. 2015. Role bending: complex relationships between viruses, hosts and vectors related to citrus leprosis, an emerging disease. Phytopathology. DOI: 10.1094/PHYTO-12-14-0375-FI.

Draft genome sequence of XANTHOMONAS ARBORICOLA strain 3004, causal agent of bacterial disease on barley - (Research Notes)

Identification and molecular characterization of nuclear Citrus leprosis virus, an unassigned Dichorhavirus genus member associated with citrus leprosis disease in Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roy, A., Stone, A.L., Shao, J.Y., Colina, G., Wei, G., Choudary, N., Achor, D., Nakhla, M., Levy, L., Hartung, J.S., Schneider, W.L., Brlansky, R. 2015. Identification and molecular characterization of nuclear Citrus leprosis virus, an unassigned Dichorhavirus genus member associated with citrus leprosis disease in Mexico. Virus Research. 105:564-575.

Metagenomic search strategies for interactions among plants and multiple microbes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Melcher, U.K., Verma, R., Schneider, W.L. 2014. Metagenomic search strategies for interactions among plants and multiple microbes. Frontiers in Plant Science. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2014.00268.

Screening metagenomic data for viruses using the E-Probe Diagnostic Nucleic Acid Assay (EDNA) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stobbe, A.H., Schneider, W.L., Hoyt, P., Melcher, U. 2014. Screening metagenomic data for viruses using the E-Probe Diagnostic Nucleic Acid Assay (EDNA). Phytopathology. 104:1125-1129.

First report of citrus leprosis virus nuclear type in Colombia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roy, A., Leon, M., Stone, A.L., Schneider, W.L., Hartung, J.S., Brlansky, R. 2014. First report of citrus leprosis virus nuclear type in Colombia. Plant Disease. 98:1162.

E-probe Diagnostic Nucleic acid Analysis (EDNA): A theoretical approach for handling of next generation sequencing data for diagnostics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stobbe, A., Daniels, J., Espindola, A., Verma, R., Melcher, U., Ochoa-Corona, F., Garzon, C., Fletcher, J., Schneider, W.L. 2013. E-probe Diagnostic Nucleic acid Analysis (EDNA): A theoretical approach for handling of next generation sequencing data for diagnostics. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 94:356-366.

Genome assembly of citurs leprosis virus nuclear type reveals a close association with orchid fleck virus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roy, A., Choudary, N., Colina, G., Stone, A.L., Shao, J.Y., Levy, L., Nakhla, M., Hollingsworth, C., Hartung, J.S., Schneider, W.L., Brlansky, R. 2013. Genome assembly of citurs leprosis virus nuclear type reveals a close association with orchid fleck virus. Genome Announcements. doi:10.1128/genomeA.00519-13.

A case study on discovery of novel Citrus leprosis virus cytoplasmic type 2 utilizing small RNA libraries by next generation sequencing and bioinformatic analyses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roy, A., Shao, J.Y., Hartung, J.S., Schneider, W.L., Brlansky, R. 2013. A case study on discovery of novel Citrus leprosis virus cytoplasmic type 2 utilizing small RNA libraries by next generation sequencing and bioinformatic analyses. Journal of Data Mining in Genomics & Proteomics. 4:129. doi: 10.4172/2153-0602.1000129.

A previously undescribed potyvirus isolated and characterized from arborescent Brugmansia Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Damsteegt, V.D., Stone, A.L., Smith, O.P., Mcdaniel, L., Sherman, D.J., Dardick, C.D., Hammond, J., Jordan, R.L., Schneider, W.L. 2013. A previously undescribed potyvirus isolated and characterized from arborescent Brugmansia. Archives of Virology. 158:1235-1244.