List of MCIC staff publications

Pavinato V, Margarido G, Wijeratne A, Wijeratne S, Meulia T, Souza A, Michel A and Zucchi M. 2016. RAD (Restriction site Associated DNA) for de novo sequencing and marker discovery in sugarcane borer, Diatraea saccharalis Fab. (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Molecular Ecology Resources, 2016 August 30. doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12583.

Mgonja EM, Balimponya EG, Kang H, Bellizzi M, Park CH, Li Y, Mabagala R, Sneller C, Correll J, Opiyo S, Talbot NJ, Mitchell T, Wang GL.2016. Genome-Wide Association Mapping of Rice Resistance Genes Against Magnaporthe oryzae Isolates from Four African Countries.Phytopathology. 2016 Nov;106(11):1359-1365.

Kang,H. , Zhu, D., Lin,R., Opiyo,SO., Jiang,N., Shiu, S., and Wang, G. 2016 ATEMD: a novel method for identifying active transposable elements via scanning of high-throughput short reads. DNA Research. 2016 Jun;23(3):241-51. doi: 10.1093/dnares/dsw011

Zhang XF, Guo J, Zhang X, Meulia T, Paul P, Madden LV, Li D, Qu F. 2015. Random Plant Viral Variants Attain Temporal Advantages During Systemic Infections and in Turn Resist other Variants of the Same Virus. Scientific Reports 5, Article number: 15346 (2015) doi:10.1038/srep15346.

Sun, L., Rodriguez, GR, Clevenger, JP, Illa-Berenguer, E,  Lin, J, Blakeslee, JJ, Liu, W, Fei, Z, Wijeratne, A, Meulia, T, and Van der Knaap, E. 2015. Candidate gene selection and detailed morphological evaluations of fs8.1, a quantitative 3 trait locus controlling tomato fruit shape. Journal of Experimental Botany. J Exp Bot. 66(20):6471-82. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erv361.

Kenyon, LJ., Meulia, T. and Sabree, ZL. 2015. Habitat visualization and genomic analysis of Candidatus Pantoea carbekii, the primary symbiont of the brown marmorated stink bug. 2015. Genome Biol Evolution. Vol. pii: evv006, (Jan 2015): 1.

Asselin, J A., Lin, J. Perez-Quintero1, A, L., Gentzel, I., Majerczak1, D, Opiyo, SO, Zhao, W., Paek, S.,Kim,G, M., Coplin, L, D., Blakeslee, J.J, Mackey, D. 2015. Perturbation of Maize Phenylpropanoid Metabolism by an AvrE-family Type III Effector from Pantoea stewartii. Plant Physiology 167(3):1117-35

Cassone BJ, Wijeratne S, Michel AP, Stewart LR, Chen Y, et al. (2014) Virus-independent and common transcriptome responses of leafhopper vectors feeding on maize infected with semi-persistently and persistent propagatively transmitted viruses. BMC Genomics 15:133. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-133

Bautista, M., Anita, M., Bhandary, B., Wijeratne, A. J., Michel, A. P., Hoy, C. W., & Mittapalli, O. 2014. Evidence for tradeoffs in detoxification and chemosensation gene signatures in Plutella xylostella. Pest Management Science (DOI: 10.1002/ps.3822).

Broderick, S. R., Wijeratne, S., Wijeratne, A. J., Chapin, L. J., Meulia, T., & Jones, M. L. 2014. RNA-sequencing reveals early, dynamic transcriptome changes in the corollas of pollinated petunias. BMC Plant Biology, 14 (1), 307.

Nimmakayala, P., Abburi, V. L., Bhandary, A., Abburi, L., Vajja, V. G., Reddy, R., Wijeratne, A. J.… Tomason, Y. R. (n.d.). (2014)  Use of VeraCode 384-plex assays for watermelon diversity analysis and integrated genetic map of watermelon with single nucleotide polymorphisms and simple sequence repeats. Molecular Breeding, 1–12.

Stewart, L. R., Teplier, R., Todd, J., Jones, M., Cassone, B. J., Wijeratne, S., Wijeratne, A. J., … Redinbaugh, M. (2014). Viruses in Maize and Johnsongrass in Southern Ohio. Phytopathology, 104 (12), 1360–1369.

Chakraborty, S., Hill, A. L., Opiyo, SO, Whitehill, J. G. A., and Conrad, A., and Bonello, P. 2014 Effects of Water Availability on Emerald Ash Borer Larval Performance and Phloem Phenolics of Manchurian and Black. Plant, Cell and Environment 37:1009-1021.
Ashley, A., Shrivastav, M., Nie, J., Amerin, C., Troksa, K., Glanzer, J., Liu, S, Opiyo, SO, Dimitrova, D., Le, P., Sishc, B., Bailey, S., Oakley, G., and Nickoloff, J. 2014. DNA-PK Phosphorylation of RPA32 Ser4/Ser8 Regulates Replication Stress Checkpoint Activation, Fork Restart, Homologous Recombination and Mitotic Catastrophe. DNA Repair :S1568-7864(14)00121-9

McPherson, B.A, Mori, S. R, Opiyo, SO, Conrad, A.O., Wood, D.L., Bonello, P. 2014. Association between resistance to an introduced invasive pathogen and phenolic compounds that may serve as biomarkers in native oaks. Forest Ecology and Management. 312:154-160

Jiang, L.*, Wijeratne, A. J.*, Wijeratne, S., Fraga, M., Meulia, T., Doohan, D., … Qu, F. (2013). Profiling mRNAs of Two Cuscuta Species Reveals Possible Candidate Transcripts Shared by Parasitic Plants. PloS One, 8(11), e81389. (* Equal contributions)

Mamidala, P., Wijeratne, A. J., Wijeratne, S., Poland, T., Qazi, S. S., Doucet, D., … Mittapalli, O. (2013). Identification of Odor-Processing Genes in the Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis. PloS One, 8(2), e56555.

Lee, S., Mian, M. R., McHale, L. K., Wang, H., Wijeratne, A. J., Sneller, C. H., & Dorrance, A. E. (2013). Novel quantitative trait loci for partial resistance to Phytophthora sojae in soybean PI 398841. Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 126(4), 1121–1132.

Sim SC, Durstewitz G, Plieske J, Wieseke R, Ganal MW, Wijeratne, S., et al. (2012) Development of a large SNP genotyping array and generation of high-density genetic maps in tomato. PLoS ONE 7: e40563. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0040563

Oka, T., Saif, L.J., Marthaler, D., Esseilia, M.A., Meulia, T. Lin, C., Vlasova, A.N., Jung, K., Zhang, Y., Wang, Q. 2014. Cell culture isolation and sequence analysis of genetically diverse US porcine epidemic diarrhea virus strains including a novel strain with a large deletion in the spike gene. Veterinary Microbiology. 10.1016/j.vetmic.2014.08.012.

Klein, R.D., Chidawanyika, T., S. Timsa, H.S., Meulia, T., Bouchard, R.A. Virginia B. Pett, V.B. 2014. Chaperone function of two small heat shock proteins from maize. Plant Science. 221–222; 48–58.

Jiang, L., Wijeratne, A., Wijeratne, S., Fraga, M.S., Meulia, T., Doohan, D., Li, Z. and Qu, F. 2013. Insights of parasitic plant-host interactions revealed by profiling mRNAs of two Cuscuta species." PLOS ONE. Vol. 8: e81389: e81389.

Takanashi S, Saif LJ, Hughes JH, Meulia, T., Jung K, Scheuer KA, Wang Q. 2013. Failure of propagation of human norovirus in intestinal epithelial cells with microvilli grown in three-dimensional cultures." Archives in Virology. Vol. 10: 1007/s00705-013-1806-4.

Stewart, L.R., Bouchard, B., Redinbaugh, M.G. and Meulia, T. 2012. Complete sequence and development of a full-length infectious clone of an Ohio isolate of Maize dwarf mosaic virus (MDMV). Virus Research. 165:219-224

Mamidala, P., Wijeratne, A.J., Wijeratne, S., Kornacker, K., Suddamalla, B., Rivera Vega, L., Meulia, T., Jones, S.C., Mittapalli, O. 2012. RNA seq unveils multi-level pesticide resistance in the bed bug Cimex lectularius. BMC genomics  2012, 13:6

Rong X; Gurel F.B.; Meulia T; McSpadden Gardener BB. 2012. Draft Genome Sequences of the Pseudomonas fluorescens Biocontrol Strains Wayne1R and Wood1R. Journal Of Bacteriology. 194(3): 724-725. doi: 10.1128/JB.06338-11

Rong X; Gurel F.B; Meulia T; McSpadden Gardener BB. 2012. Draft Genome Sequences of the biocontrol bacterium Mitsuaria sp. strain H24L5A. Journal Of Bacteriology. 194(3):734-5. doi: 10.1128/JB.06537-11

Fraga, D., Meulia, T. and Fenster, S. Real-time PCR. 2012. Chapter 32 in ‘Current Protocols in Essential Laboratory Techniques.’ Second edition. John Wiley & Sons Publishing.

DeLay, B., Mamidala, P., Wijeratne, A. J., Wijeratne, S., Mittapalli, O., Wang, J., & Lamp, W. (2012). Transcriptome analysis of the salivary glands of potato leafhopper, Empoasca fabae. Journal of Insect Physiology, 58(12), 1626–1634.

Wang, H., Wijeratne, A. J., Wijeratne, S., Lee, S., Taylor, C. G., St Martin, S. K., … Dorrance, A. E. (2012). Dissection of two soybean QTL conferring partial resistance to Phytophthora sojae through sequence and gene expression analysis. BMC Genomics, 13(1), 428.