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Research Project: Novel Methods for Controlling Trichothecene Contamination of Grain and Improving the Climate Resilience of Food Safety and Security Programs

Location: Mycotoxin Prevention and Applied Microbiology Research

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

The effector FgNls1 is required for full virulence of Fusarium graminearum - (Abstract Only)
Hao, G., McCormick, S.P., Naumann, T.A., Kim, H.-S., Proctor, R. 2019. The effector FgNls1 is required for full virulence of Fusarium graminearum [abstract].

Identification of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii genes involved in the toxicity of trichothecene mycotoxins - (Abstract Only)
Bakker, M.G., Moshe, K., Patena, W., Vaughan, M.M., McCormick, S.P., Jonikas, M.C. 2019. Identification of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii genes involved in the toxicity of trichothecene mycotoxins [abstract].

Characterization of species composition, chemotype, and in vivo and in vitro fungicide sensitivity of Fusarium from wheat and corn in Michigan, USA - (Abstract Only)
Breunig, M., Byrne, A.M., Jacobs, J.L., Ward, T.J., Chilvers, M.L. 2019. Characterization of species composition, chemotype, and in vivo and in vitro fungicide sensitivity of Fusarium from wheat and corn in Michigan, USA [abstract].

Synergistic phytotoxic effects of culmorin and trichothecene mycotoxins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wipfler, R., McCormick, S.P., Proctor, R., Teresi, J., Hao, G., Ward, T., Alexander, N., Vaughan, M.M. 2019. Synergistic phytotoxic effects of culmorin and trichothecene mycotoxins. Toxins. 11(10):555. https://doi.org/10.3390/toxins11100555.

Changes in the composition of wheat grain at elevated CO2 can influence Fusarium graminearum disease and deoxynivalenol contamination - (Abstract Only)
Hay, W.T., Vaughan, M.M., McCormick, S.P., Berhow, M.A., Bowman, M.J., Hojilla-Evangelista, M.P. 2019. Changes in the composition of wheat grain at elevated CO2 can influence Fusarium graminearum disease and deoxynivalenol contamination [abstract].

Transgenic Arabidopsis expressing a modified plant thionin enhanced resistance to Fusarium graminearum - (Abstract Only)
Hao, G., Bakker, M.G., Kim, H.-S. 2019. Transgenic Arabidopsis expressing a modified plant thionin enhanced resistance to Fusarium graminearum [abstract].

Fusarium graminearum population-specific differences during wheat infection - (Abstract Only)
Ward, T.J., Vaughan, M.M., Cuperlovic-Culf, M., McCormick, S.P., Bakker, M.G., Palmquist, D.E. 2019. Fusarium graminearum population-specific differences during wheat infection [abstract].

Metabolomics of crop resilience - (Abstract Only)
Vaughan, M.M., Cuperlovic-Culf, M., Vermillion, K., McCormick, S.P. 2019. Metabolomics of crop resilience [abstract].

A cytochrome P450 monooxygenase gene required for biosynthesis of the trichothecene toxin harzianum A in Trichoderma - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cardoza, R.E., McCormick, S.P., Lindo, L., Kim, H.-S., Olivera, E.R., Nelson, D.R., Proctor, R.H., Gutierrez, S. 2019. A cytochrome P450 monooxygenase gene required for biosynthesis of the trichothecene toxin harzianum A in Trichoderma. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00253-019-10047-2.

Trichoderma trichothecenes: beyond their toxic effect - (Book / Chapter)

Economic impact of mycotoxins on U.S. corn and public research efforts to reduce mycotoxin occurrence - (Abstract Only)
Vaughan, M.M. 2019. Economic impact of mycotoxins on U.S. corn and public research efforts to reduce mycotoxin occurrence [abstract].

Fusarium graminearum effector targeting plant nucleus is associated with wheat head blight - (Abstract Only)
Hao, G., Kim, H., Proctor, R., McCormick, S.P. 2019. Fusarium graminearum effector targeting plant nucleus is associated with wheat head blight [abstract].

Fusarium graminearum effectors suppress plant immunity - (Abstract Only)
Hao, G., Vaughan, M.M., McCormick, S.P. 2019. Fusarium graminearum effectors suppress plant immunity [abstract].

Fusarium graminearum arabinanase (Arb93B) enhances wheat head blight susceptibility by suppressing plant immunity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hao, G., McCormick, S., Vaughan, M.M., Naumann, T.A, Kim, H.-S., Proctor, R., Kelly, A., Ward, T.J. 2019. Fusarium graminearum arabinanase (Arb93B) enhances wheat head blight susceptibility by suppressing plant immunity. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. https://doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-06-18-0170-R.

Microbial correlates of Fusarium load and deoxynivalenol content in individual wheat kernels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bakker, M.G., McCormick, S.P. 2019. Microbial correlates of Fusarium load and deoxynivalenol content in individual wheat kernels. Phytopathology. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-08-18-0310-R.

Bacterial endophyte antagonism toward a fungal pathogen in vitro does not predict protection in live plant tissue - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Whitaker, B.K., Bakker, M.G. 2018. Bacterial endophyte antagonism toward a fungal pathogen in vitro does not predict protection in live plant tissue. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiy237.

Characterization of a Fusarium graminearum salicylate hydroxylase - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hao, G., Naumann, T.A., Vaughan, M.M., McCormick, S.P., Usgaard, T., Kelly, A., Ward, T.J. 2019. Characterization of a Fusarium graminearum salicylate hydroxylase. Frontiers in Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.03219.

Enrichment cultures with the ability to biotransform deoxynivalenol - (Abstract Only)
Shanakhat, H., McCormick, S.P., Bakker, M.G. 2018. Enrichment cultures with the ability to biotransform deoxynivalenol [abstract].

Fusarium graminearum population-specific differences during wheat infection - (Abstract Only)
Vaughan, M.M., Ward, T.J., McCormick, S.P., Bakker, M.G. 2018. Fusarium graminearum population-specific differences during wheat infection [abstract].

Prospecting for microbial transformations of trichothecenes - (Abstract Only)
Bakker, M.G., McCormick, S.P. 2018. Prospecting for microbial transformations of trichothecenes [abstract].

Novel FHB control strategy using the volatile trichodiene to reduce mycotoxins - (Abstract Only)
Vaughan, M.M., Gutierrez, S., Bakker, M.G., Proctor, R., McCormick, S.P. 2018. Novel FHB control strategy using the volatile trichodiene to reduce mycotoxins [abstract].

Effects of atmospheric CO2 level on the metabolic response of resistant and susceptible wheat to Fusarium graminearum infection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cuperlovic-Culf, M., Vaughan, M., Vermillion, K., Surendra, A., Teresi, J., McCormick, S. 2018. Effects of atmospheric CO2 level on the metabolic response of resistant and susceptible wheat to Fusarium graminearum infection. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. https://doi.org/10.1094/MPMI-06-18-0161-R.

Effects of atmospheric CO2 level on the metabolic response of resistant and susceptible wheat to Fusarium graminearum infection - (Abstract Only)
Cuperlovic-Culf, M., Vaughan, M.M., Vermillion, K., Surendra, A., Teresi, J.M., McCormick, S.P. 2018. Effects of atmospheric CO2 level on the metabolic response of resistant and susceptible wheat to Fusarium graminearum infection [abstract].

Effect of deletion of a trichothecene toxin regulatory gene on the secondary metabolism transcriptome of the saprophytic fungus Trichoderma arundinaceum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindo, L., McCormick, S.P., Cardoza, R.E., Brown, D.W., Kim, H.-S., Alexander, N.J., Proctor, R.H., Gutierrez, S. 2018. Effect of deletion of a trichothecene toxin regulatory gene on the secondary metabolism transcriptome of the saprophytic fungus Trichoderma arundinaceum. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 119:29-46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fgb.2018.08.002.

Characterization of Fusarium graminearum salicylate hydroxylases and their potential role in wheat pathogenesis - (Abstract Only)

Microbial correlates of Fusarium biomass and deoxynivalenol content in individual wheat seeds - (Abstract Only)

Mycotoxins in grain - (Abstract Only)
Bakker, M.G. 2018. Mycotoxins in grain. Grain Journal [abstract].

The foliar microbiome of intermediate wheatgrass - (Abstract Only)
Bakker, M.G. 2018. The foliar microbiome of intermediate wheatgrass [abstract].

Species composition, toxigenic potential and aggressiveness of Fusarium isolates causing Head Blight of barley in Uruguay - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garmendia, G., Pattarino, L., Negrin, C., Martinez-Silveira, A., Pereyra, S., Ward, T.J., Vero, S. 2018. Species composition, toxigenic potential and aggressiveness of Fusarium isolates causing Head Blight of barley in Uruguay. Food Microbiology. 76:426-433. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fm.2018.07.005.

New insights into the organization and regulation of trichothecene biosynthetic genes in Trichoderma - (Abstract Only)
Cardoza, R.E., Proctor, R., McCormick, S.P., Kim, H.-S., Stanley, A.M., Lindo, L., Kelly, A.C., Brown, D.W., Vaughan, M.M., Alexander, N.J., Busman, M., Santiago, G. 2018. New insights into the organization and regulation of trichothecene biosynthetic genes in Trichoderma [abstract].

Effects of elevated CO2 and warmer temperature on wheat and corn susceptibility to Fusarium graminearum and deoxynivalenol contamination - (Abstract Only)
McConnell, K., McCormick, S.P., Hao, G., Bakker, M.G., Vaughan, M.M. 2018. Effects of elevated CO2 and warmer temperature on wheat and corn susceptibility to Fusarium graminearum and deoxynivalenol contamination [abstract].

Plants get sick too! - (Abstract Only)
Bakker, M.G. 2018. Plants get sick too! [abstract].

Harnessing the microbiome to reduce Fusarium head blight - (Abstract Only)
Bakker, M.G., Vaughan, M.M. 2018. Harnessing the microbiome to reduce Fusarium head blight [Meeting Abstract].

Evolution of structural diversity of trichothecenes, a family of toxins produced by plant pathogenic and entomopathogenic fungi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Proctor, R.H., McCormick, S.P., Kim, H.-S., Cardoza, R.E., Stanley, A.M., Lindo, L., Kelly, A., Brown, D.W., Lee, T., Vaughan, M.M., Alexander, N.J., Busman, M., Gutierrez, S. 2018. Evolution of structural diversity of trichothecenes, a family of toxins produced by plant pathogenic and entomopathogenic fungi. PLoS Pathogens. 14(4): e1006946. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1006946.

Regional differences in the composition of Fusarium head blight pathogens and mycotoxins associated with wheat in Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ceron-Bustamante, M., Ward, T.J., Kelly, A.C., Vaughan, M.M., McCormick, S.P., Cowger, C., Leyva-Mir, S.G., Villasenor-Mir, H.E., Ayala-Escobar, V., Nava-Diaz, C. 2018. Regional differences in the composition of Fusarium head blight pathogens and mycotoxins associated with wheat in Mexico. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 273:11-19.

Population genomics of Fusarium graminearum reveals signatures of divergent evolution within a major cereal pathogen - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kelly, A.C., Ward, T.J. 2018. Population genomics of Fusarium graminearum reveals signatures of divergent evolution within a major cereal pathogen. PLoS One. 13(3):e0194616.

Atmospheric constituents influence plant-fungus interactions - (Abstract Only)

Fusarium mycotoxins: a trans-disciplinary overview - (Review Article)
Bakker, M.G., Brown, D.W., Kelly, A.C., Kim, H.-S., Kurtzman, C.P., McCormick, S.P., O'Donnell, K.L., Proctor, R.H., Vaughan, M.M., Ward, T.J. 2018. Fusarium mycotoxins: a trans-disciplinary overview. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. 40(2):161-171. https://doi.org/10.1080/07060661.2018.1433720.

A fungal mock community control for amplicon sequencing experiments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bakker, M.G. 2018. A fungal mock community control for amplicon sequencing experiments. Molecular Ecology Resources. 18(3):541-556. https://doi.org/10.1111/1755-0998.12760.

An arabinobio-hydrolase (Arb93B) from Fusarium graminearum is associated with wheat head blight disease - (Abstract Only)

Microbial correlates of Fusarium biomass and deoxynivalenol content in individual wheat seeds - (Abstract Only)

Novel FHB control strategy using the volatile trichodiene to reduce mycotoxins - (Abstract Only)

Determinants and expansion of specificity in a trichothecene UDP-glucosyltransferase from Oryza sativa Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wetterhorn, K.M., Gabardi, K., Michlmayr, H., Malachova, A., Busman, M., McCormick, S.P., Berthiller, F., Adam, G., Rayment, I. 2017. Determinants and expansion of specificity in a trichothecene UDP-glucosyltransferase from Oryza sativa. Journal of Biochemistry. 56(50):6585-6596.

Understanding microbiomes for plant disease control - (Abstract Only)

Development of a PCR-RFLP method based on the transcription elongation factor 1-a gene to differentiate Fusarium graminearum from other species within the Fusarium graminearum species complex Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garmendia, G., Umpierrez-Failache, M., Ward, T.J., Vero, S. 2017. Development of a PCR-RFLP method based on the transcription elongation factor 1-a gene to differentiate Fusarium graminearum from other species within the Fusarium graminearum species complex. Food Microbiology. 70:28-32.

Characterization of effectors from Fusarium graminearum - (Abstract Only)

A fungal mock community control for amplicon sequencing experiments - (Abstract Only)

The effects of elevated CO2 on cereal crop natural defenses and the potential implications for mycotoxin risk - (Abstract Only)

Fusarium mycotoxins: Current research at the USDA ARS Mycotoxin Prevention unit - (Abstract Only)

Impact of abiotic stress on corn yield and quality: A Review - (Abstract Only)

Differential triazole sensitivity among members of the Fusarium graminearum species complex infecting barley grains in Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Machado, F.J., Nicolli, C.P., Moller, P.A., Arruda, R., Ward, T.J., Del Ponte, E.M. 2017. Differential triazole sensitivity among members of the Fusarium graminearum species complex infecting barley grains in Brazil. Tropical Plant Pathology. 42(3):197-202.

The effects of climate change associated abiotic stresses on maize phytochemical defenses - (Review Article)
Vaughan, M.M., Block, A., Christensen, S., Allen, L.H., Schmelz, E.A. 2017. The effects of climate change associated abiotic stresses on maize phytochemical defenses. Phytochemistry Reviews. doi: 10.1007/s11101-017-9508-2.

Modification of the mycotoxin deoxynivalenol using microorganisms isolated from environmental samples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, N.M., McMaster, N., Gantulga, D., Soyars, C., McCormick, S.P., Knott, K., Senger, R.S., Schmale, D.G. 2017. Modification of the mycotoxin deoxynivalenol using microorganisms isolated from environmental samples. Toxins. 9(4):1-11.

NMR metabolomics analysis of the effect of elevated CO2 on wheat resistance to Fusarium head blight - (Abstract Only)

Genome sequences of Listeria monocytogenes strains with resistance to arsenic Reprint Icon - (Other)
Dutta, V., Lee, S., Ward, T.J., Orwig, N., Altermann, E., Jima, D.D., Parsons, C., Kathariou, S. 2017. Genome sequences of Listeria monocytogenes strains with resistance to arsenic. Genome Announcements. 5(19):e00327-17.

A barley UDP-glucosyltransferase inactivates nivalenol and provides Fusarium head blight resistance in transgenic wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, X., Michlmayr, H., Schweiger, W., Malachova, A., Shin, S., Huang, Y., Dong, Y., Wiesenberger, G., McCormick, S., Lemmens, M., Fruhmann, P., et al. 2017. A barley UDP-glucosyltransferase inactivates nivalenol and provides Fusarium Head Blight resistance in transgenic wheat. Journal of Experimental Botany. 68(9):2187-2197.

Comparative population genomics of Fusarium graminearum reveals adaptive divergence among cereal head blight pathogens - (Abstract Only)

Climate change and crop natural defenses: potential implications for food security and food safety - (Abstract Only)
Vaughan, M.M. 2017. Climate change and crop natural defenses: potential implications for food security and food safety. Abstract.

Effects of elevated [CO2] on the defense response of wheat against Fusarium graminearum infection - (Abstract Only)

Exploring Fusarium head blight disease control by RNA interference - (Abstract Only)

DON modification in naturally-contaminated wheat samples using microorganisms isolated from the environment - (Abstract Only)

Genetic population structure of Fusarium graminearum species complex in Korean cereals - (Abstract Only)
Lee, T., Ward, T.J., Choi, J., Ham, H., Lee, S., Hong, S., Ryu, J. 2016. Genetic population structure of Fusarium graminearum species complex in Korean cereals [abstract].

Metabolomics analysis of the effect of elevated co2 on wheat resistance to Fusarium head blight - (Abstract Only)

Comparative population genomics of fusarium graminearum reveals adaptive divergence among cereal head blight pathogens - (Abstract Only)

Crystal structure of Os79 (Os04g0206600) from Oryza sativa: a UDP-glucosyltransferase involved in the detoxification of deoxynivalenol Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wetterhorn, K.M., Newmister, S.A., Caniza, R.K., Busman, M., McCormick, S.P., Berthiller, F., Adam, G., Rayment, I. 2016. Crystal structure of Os79 (Os04g0206600) from Oryza sativa: a UDP-glucosyltransferase involved in the detoxification of deoxynivalenol. Journal of Biochemistry. 55(44):6175-6186.

The geographic distribution and complex evolutionary history of the NX-2 trichothecene chemotype from Fusarium graminearum Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kelly, A., Proctor, R.H., Belzile, F., Chulze, S.N., Clear, R.M., Cowger, C., Elmer, W., Lee, T., Obanor, F., Waalwijk, C., Ward, T.J. 2016. The geographic distribution and complex evolutionary history of the NX-2 trichothecene chemotype from Fusarium graminearum. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 95:39-48.

Stop and smell the fungi: Fungal volatile metabolites are overlooked signals involved in fungal interaction with plants Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Li, N., Alfiky, A., Vaughan, M.M., Kang, S. 2016. Stop and smell the fungi: Fungal volatile metabolites are overlooked signals involved in fungal interaction with plants. Fungal Biology Reviews. 30(3):134-144.