Genome Research

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Thomas (Tom) Denes
Assistant Professor
Molecular Microbiology and Bacteriophage

Kurt H. Lamour
Molecular Epidemiology

Bode Adebowale Olukolu
Assistant Professor

Groups and Facilities

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Phytophthora Plant Pathogens 
Soybeans, vegetables, the Irish potato blight, and Sudden Oak Death.



Neal Stewart Nominated for UT President’s Discover Award, 10/9/2017


Recent Publications

The Physcomitrella patens chromosome-scale assembly reveals moss genome structure and evolution D. Lang, P. Ranjan, et al.  2018.  the plant journal. [Abstract]

Identification of recombination hotspots throughout the soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.] genome.  McConaughy, S, G. Graef, K. Amundsen, Q. Song, V. R. Pantalone, and D. Hyten.  2018.  Molecular & Celluar Biology of the Soybean. [Abstract]

Whole genome sequences of the dogwood pathogen Erysiphe pulchra Wadl, P. A., B. M. Mack, S. B. Beltz, G. G. Moore, R. E. Baird, T. A. Rinehart, T. J. Molnar, M. E. Staton, Y. Zhao, and R. N. Trigiano.  2018.  Plant Disease.

Agronomic Performance and Seed Inorganic Phosphorus Stability of Low Phytate Soybean Line TN09-239 Wiggins, S. J., C. Smallwood, D. R. West, D. A. Kopsell, C. E. Sams, and V. R. Pantalone.  2018.  J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc., 95:787-796. [Abstract]

Insights into land plant evolution garnered from the Marchantia polymorpha genome Bowman, J.L., and T. Kohchi et al.., F. Chen, and S. Chiyoda et al..  2017.  Cell, 171: 287–304. [Abstract]

Capacitive DNA sensor for rapid and sensitive detection of whole genome human herpes virus-1 dsDNA in serum.  Cheng, C., R. Ouestlat, J. Wu, J. Chen, and S. Eda.  2017.  Electrophoresis, 38(12):1617-1623.

Intra- and intergenomic variation of ploidy and clonality characterize Phytophthora capsici on Capsicum sp. in Taiwan​​ D. Barchenger, K. H. Lamour, Z. M., Sheu,, and S. Shrestha et al..  2017.  Mycological Progress. [Abstract]

Cyst nematode parasitism induces dynamic changes in the epigenome of Arabidopsis roots.  Hewezi, T., T. Lane, S. Piya, M. E. Staton, A. Rambani, and J. H. Rice.  2017.  Plant Physiology, 174: 405-420.

Genome-wide and evolution analysis of the bZIP transcription factor gene family in six Fragaria species (F.x ananassa, F.iinumae, F.nipponica, F.nubicola, F.orientalis and Fragaria vesca).  Liu, H., Y. Zhong, X. Wang, and Z. Cheng.  2017.  Plant Systematics and Evolution., 303(9):1225–1237.

Plant-derived terpenes: A feedstock for specialty biofuels Mewalal, R., D. K. Rai, D. Kainer, F. Chen, C. Külheim, G. F. Peter, and G. A. Tuskan.  2017.  Trends in Biotechnology, 35(3):227-239. [Abstract]

Phenotyping strategies to enhance peanut drought tolerance and molecular markers for crop improvement Jyostna M. Devi, T.R. Sinclair, V.Vadez, A. Shekoofa, N. Puppala.  Mura, J. D.  2017.  In Genomics Assisted Breeding of Crops for Abiotic Stress Tolerance, Volume 2, Springer. [Abstract]

Field performance of high oleic soybeans with mutant FAD2-1A and FAD2-1B genes in Tennessee.  Pantalone, V. R., L. Darr, H. Bhandari, F. Chen, and T. Hewezi.  2017.  World Soybean Research Conference 10, Poster completed and displayed in Plant Biotechnology Bldg. Conference cancelled due to Hurricane Irma. [Abstract]