Elizabeth Thomas

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8471-2608

Plant Pathology, Molecular Biology, Plant-Microbe Interactions

Works (26)

Updated: August 10th, 2023 21:15

2022 article

Genetic Characteristics and Metabolic Interactions between Pseudocercospora fijiensis and Banana: Progress toward Controlling Black Sigatoka

Noar, R. D., & Thomas, E. (2022, March 31). Plants.

By: R. Noar n & E. Thomas n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Source: ORCID
Added: March 31, 2022

2022 review

Genetic Characteristics and Metabolic Interactions between Pseudocercospora fijiensis and Banana: Progress toward Controlling Black Sigatoka

[Review of ]. PLANTS-BASEL, 11(7).

By: R. Noar n, E. Thomas n & M. Daub n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: black Sigatoka; cell wall; dispensable chromosomes; Dothideomycetes; effectors; genomics; host resistance; pathogenicity; secondary metabolism
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: April 5, 2022

2021 journal article

A polyketide synthase gene cluster required for pathogenicity of Pseudocercospora fijiensis on banana

PLOS ONE, 16(10), e0258981.

By: E. Thomas n, R. Noar n & M. Daub n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Ed(s): R. Wilson

MeSH headings : Ascomycota / genetics; Ascomycota / pathogenicity; Fungal Proteins / genetics; Mycoses / microbiology; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Polyketide Synthases / genetics
Sources: Crossref, ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: January 29, 2022

2020 journal article

Engineering Cercospora disease resistance via expression of Cercospora nicotianae cercosporin-resistance genes and silencing of cercosporin production in tobacco

PLOS ONE, 15(3), e0230362.

By: E. Thomas n, S. Herrero n, H. Eng n, N. Gomaa n, J. Gillikin n, R. Noar n, A. Beseli n, M. Daub n

co-author countries: Egypt 🇪🇬 United States of America 🇺🇸

Ed(s): R. Wilson

MeSH headings : Ascomycota / drug effects; Ascomycota / genetics; Disease Resistance / drug effects; Disease Resistance / genetics; Drug Resistance, Fungal / drug effects; Drug Resistance, Fungal / genetics; Gene Expression Regulation, Fungal / drug effects; Gene Silencing / drug effects; Genes, Fungal; Genetic Engineering; Perylene / analogs & derivatives; Perylene / pharmacology; Plants, Genetically Modified; Tobacco / microbiology; Transformation, Genetic; Transgenes
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: June 8, 2020

2020 review

Phytopathogenic Cercosporoid Fungi-From Taxonomy to Modern Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

[Review of ]. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR SCIENCES, 21(22).

co-author countries: Poland 🇵🇱 United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: cercosporoid fungi; Cercospora s; lat; cercosporin; pathogenesis; enzymes; biotechnological application
MeSH headings : Ascomycota / classification; Ascomycota / genetics; Ascomycota / metabolism; Biosynthetic Pathways / physiology; Gene Expression Regulation, Fungal / physiology; Plant Diseases / microbiology
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 21, 2020

2019 journal article

A novel polyketide synthase gene cluster in the plant pathogenic fungus Pseudocercospora fijiensis

PLOS ONE, 14(2), e0212229.

By: R. Noar n, E. Thomas n & M. Daub n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Ed(s): O. Lespinet

MeSH headings : Ascomycota / enzymology; Ascomycota / genetics; Fungal Proteins / biosynthesis; Fungal Proteins / genetics; Gene Expression Regulation, Enzymologic / physiology; Gene Expression Regulation, Fungal / physiology; Multigene Family; Musa / microbiology; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Polyketide Synthases / biosynthesis; Polyketide Synthases / genetics
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: February 25, 2019

2019 journal article

A polyketide synthase gene cluster associated with the sexual reproductive cycle of the banana pathogen, Pseudocercospora fijiensis

PLOS ONE, 14(7), e0220319.

By: R. Noar n, E. Thomas n, D. Xie n, M. Carter n, D. Ma n & M. Daub n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸

Ed(s): O. Lespinet

MeSH headings : Ascomycota / enzymology; Ascomycota / genetics; Ascomycota / pathogenicity; Ascomycota / physiology; Fungal Proteins / genetics; Multigene Family; Musa / microbiology; Neurospora crassa / enzymology; Neurospora crassa / genetics; Phylogeny; Plant Diseases / genetics; Plant Diseases / microbiology; Plant Leaves / microbiology; Polyketide Synthases / genetics; Reproduction / genetics; Sequence Homology; Sordariales / enzymology; Sordariales / genetics
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: September 30, 2019

2017 conference paper

Assessment of key genes in Cercospora nicotianae that encode resistance to cercosporin

Presented at the 26th Annual NC State University Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium, Raleigh, NC.

By: B. Oakley, E. Thomas & M. Daub

Event: 26th Annual NC State University Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium at Raleigh, NC

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: May 21, 2022

2017 conference paper

Effects of culture medium on growth and gene expression in the plant pathogen Mycosphaerella fijiensis

Presented at the 26th Annual NC State University Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium, Raleigh, NC.

By: A. Green, E. Thomas & M. Daub

Event: 26th Annual NC State University Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium at Raleigh, NC

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: May 21, 2022

2015 journal article

Membrane transporters in self resistance of Cercospora nicotianae to the photoactivated toxin cercosporin

Current Genetics, 61(4), 601–620.

By: A. Beseli n, A. Amnuaykanjanasin*, S. Herrero n, E. Thomas n & M. Daub n

co-author countries: Thailand 🇹🇭 United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Perylenequinone; Photosensitizer resistance; ABC transporter; MFS transporter; Targeted gene disruption; CRG1; CnATR1; CnCFP
MeSH headings : ATP-Binding Cassette Transporters / genetics; ATP-Binding Cassette Transporters / metabolism; Antifungal Agents / metabolism; Antifungal Agents / pharmacology; Drug Resistance, Fungal / genetics; Fungal Proteins / genetics; Fungal Proteins / metabolism; Gene Expression Regulation, Fungal; Gene Targeting; Membrane Transport Proteins / genetics; Membrane Transport Proteins / metabolism; Neurospora crassa / drug effects; Neurospora crassa / genetics; Neurospora crassa / metabolism; Perylene / analogs & derivatives; Perylene / metabolism; Perylene / pharmacology; Photosensitizing Agents / metabolism; Photosensitizing Agents / pharmacology; Phylogeny; Saccharomycetales / classification; Saccharomycetales / drug effects; Saccharomycetales / genetics; Saccharomycetales / metabolism; Singlet Oxygen / metabolism; Uracil / metabolism; Zinc / metabolism
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Transcriptomic changes in the plant pathogenic fungus Rhizoctonia solani AG-3 in response to the antagonistic bacteria Serratia proteamaculans and Serratia plymuthica

BMC Genomics, 16(1).

By: K. Gkarmiri*, R. Finlay*, S. Alström*, E. Thomas n, M. Cubeta n & N. Högberg*

co-author countries: Sweden 🇸🇪 United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Rhizoctonia solani (AG3 Rhs1AP); Serratia proteamaculans (S4); Serratia plymuthica (AS13); Biological control; Bacterial-fungal interactions; RNA sequencing; Transcriptome; Fungal gene expression
MeSH headings : Antibiosis; Fungal Proteins / genetics; Gene Expression Profiling / methods; Gene Expression Regulation, Fungal; Gene Ontology; RNA, Fungal / analysis; RNA, Messenger / analysis; Rhizoctonia / genetics; Rhizoctonia / physiology; Rhizosphere; Sequence Analysis, RNA / methods; Serratia / physiology; Species Specificity
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Draft Genome Sequence of the Plant-Pathogenic Soil Fungus Rhizoctonia solani Anastomosis Group 3 Strain Rhs1AP

Genome Announcements, 2(5).

By: M. Cubeta n, E. Thomas n, R. Dean n, S. Jabaji*, S. Neate, S. Tavantzis*, T. Toda*, R. Vilgalys* ...

co-author countries: Canada 🇨🇦 Japan 🇯🇵 United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 19, 2020

2014 conference paper

Engineering Cercospora disease-resistant plants using fungal resistance genes

Presented at the 13th Annual NC State University Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, Raleigh, NC.

By: A. Baumgardner, E. Thomas & M. Daub

Event: 13th Annual NC State University Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium at Raleigh, NC

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: May 21, 2022

2014 journal article

Mobile elements and mitochondrial genome expansion in the soil fungus and potato pathogen Rhizoctonia solani AG-3

FEMS MICROBIOLOGY LETTERS, 352(2), 165–173.

By: L. Losada*, S. Pakala*, N. Fedorova*, V. Joardar*, S. Shabalina*, J. Hostetler*, S. Pakala*, N. Zafar* ...

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Basidiomycota; homing endonucleases; repetitive elements
MeSH headings : DNA, Fungal / chemistry; DNA, Fungal / genetics; DNA, Mitochondrial / chemistry; DNA, Mitochondrial / genetics; Evolution, Molecular; Gene Expression Profiling; Genome, Mitochondrial / genetics; Interspersed Repetitive Sequences; Molecular Sequence Data; Rhizoctonia / genetics; Sequence Analysis, DNA
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 conference paper

Effective science instruction for young children

Presented at the MWERA Conference, Evanston, IL.

By: A. George & E. Thomas

Event: MWERA Conference at Evanston, IL

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: May 21, 2022

2013 conference paper

Engineering Cercospora disease-resistant plants using fungal toxin-resistance genes

Presented at the 12th Annual NC State University Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, Raleigh, NC.

By: N. Maldonado, E. Thomas & M. Daub

Event: 12th Annual NC State University Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium at Raleigh, NC

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: May 21, 2022

2013 journal article

Transcriptional profiling of sclerotia formation in the soil fungus Rhizoctonia solani

Phytopathology, 103(S2), 144–145.

By: E. Thomas, S. Pakala, V. Joardar, W. Nierman & M. Cubeta

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: May 21, 2022

2012 conference paper

Investigation of sclerotial morphogenesis in the soil fungus Rhizoctonia solani

Presented at the Mycological Society Annual Meeting, Yale University, New Haven, CT.

By: E. Thomas, N. Taylor, M. Figueroa-Contreras, Z. Zhang, K. Ivors & M. Cubeta

Event: Mycological Society Annual Meeting at Yale University, New Haven, CT

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: May 21, 2022

2012 journal article

Triallelic SNP-mediated genotyping of regenerated protoplasts of the heterokaryotic fungus Rhizoctonia solani

JOURNAL OF BIOTECHNOLOGY, 158(3), 144–150.

By: E. Thomas n, S. Pakala*, N. Fedorova*, W. Nierman* & M. Cubeta n

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: Rhizoctonia solani; Heterokaryon; Protoplast; Strain development; SNP; Triallelic variant
MeSH headings : Alleles; Cell Nucleus / genetics; Cell Nucleus / metabolism; Cytoplasm / genetics; Cytoplasm / metabolism; Genome, Fungal; Genotyping Techniques; Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide; Rhizoctonia / cytology; Rhizoctonia / genetics; Rhizoctonia / growth & development
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 conference paper

Sequencing and assembling the mitochondrial DNA genome of the soil fungus Rhizoctonia solani

Proceedings of the 26th Fungal Genetics Conference. Presented at the 26th Fungal Genetics Conference, Asilomar, CA.

By: S. Pakala, E. Thomas, M. Rodriguez-Carres, R. Dean, D. Schwartz, S. Zhou, R. Vilgalys, V. Joardar ...

Event: 26th Fungal Genetics Conference at Asilomar, CA

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: May 21, 2022

2011 journal article

Some Effects of Abiotic Stress on Infection of Dyer's Woad (Isatis tinctoria L.) by Puccinia thlaspeos C. Schub.: Implications for Biological Control

American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, 6(1), 45–51.

By: E. Thomas* & B. Thropp

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: February 5, 2022

2011 journal article

Suppression of Salicylic Acid-Mediated Plant Defense Responses During Initial Infection of Dyer's Woad by Puccinia thlaspeos

American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, 6(3), 307–316.

By: B. Kropp & E. Thomas*

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: February 5, 2022

2009 journal article

Analysis of isolation and expression analysis of ItCYP79B2 during rust infection of dyer's woad (Isatis tinctoria) by Puccinia thlaspeos

CANADIAN JOURNAL OF PLANT PATHOLOGY, 31(1), 103–107.

By: E. Thomas n & B. Kropp*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
author keywords: biological control; gene expression analysis; glucosinolate; Isatis tinctoria; plant defense response; Puccinia thlaspeos
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 speech

Induction kinetics of defense-related genes in rust infected dyer’s woad

Presented at the 2007 North American Cereal Rust Workshop, St Paul, Minnesota.

By: E. Thomas & B. Kropp

Event: 2007 North American Cereal Rust Workshop at St Paul, Minnesota

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: May 21, 2022

1996 journal article

Increased emergence of spring wheat after inoculation with Pseudomonas chlororaphis isolate 2E3 under field and laboratory conditions

Biology and Fertility of Soils, 23(2), 200–206.

By: B. Kropp*, E. Thomas*, J. Pounder* & A. Anderson*

co-author countries: United States of America 🇺🇸
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: February 5, 2022

1996 conference paper

Potential phytotoxicity of Biocontrol agent O6 on wheat

Presented at the 1996 Annual Meeting of the Phytopathological Society, Indianapolis, IN.

By: E. Thomas & B. Kropp

Event: 1996 Annual Meeting of the Phytopathological Society at Indianapolis, IN

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: May 21, 2022

Employment

Updated: July 7th, 2017 12:19

2008 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Research Scholar Plant and Microbial Biology

Education

Updated: July 7th, 2017 12:19

Utah State University Logan, UT, US
Biology

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