Phylogenetic Research


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Hardwood Genomics Project 
Creating genomic resources for the most important hardwood species in North America.


   

Recent Publications

CMTV-like ranavirus infection associated with high mortality of captive catfish-like loach Deng, L., Y. Geng, R. Zhao, M. J. Gray, K. Wang, P. OuYang, D. Chen, X. Huang, Z. Chen, C. Huang, C. He, H. Guo, and W. Lai.  2020.  Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, doi.org/10.1111/tbed.13473. [Abstract]

The evolutionary genetics of maize domestication: heritabilities, genetic correlations, constraint and selection C. J. Yang, L. F. Samayoa, P. J. Bradbury, B. A. Olukolu, W. Xue, A. M. York, M. R. Tuholski, W. Wang, L. L. Daskalska, M. A. Nuemeyer, J. D. J. Sanchez-Gonzalez, M. C. Romay, J. C. Glaubitz, Q. Sun, E. S. Buckler, J. B. Holland, and J. F. Doebley.  2019.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116(12):5643-5652. [Abstract]

Biosynthesis of methyl (E)-cinnamate in the liverwort Conocephalum salebrosum and evolution of cinnamic acid methyltransferase C. Zhang, X. Chen, B. Crandall-Stotler, P. Qian, T. G. Köllner, H. Guo, and F. Chen.  2019.  Phytochemistry, 164:50-59. [Abstract]

Emission and biosynthesis of volatile terpenoids from the plasmodial slime mold Physarum polycephalum Chen, X., T. G. Köllner, W. Xiong, G. Wei, and F. Chen.  2019.  Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry, 15:2872–2880. [Abstract]

Terpene biosynthesis in red algae is catalyzed by microbial type terpene synthases but not typical plant terpene synthases G. Wei, X. Chen, Q. Jia, T. G. Köllner, D. Bhattacharya, J. Gershenzon, and F. Chen.  2019.  Plant Physiology, 179(2):382–390. [Abstract]

Combinatorial evolution of a terpene synthase gene cluster explains terpene variations in Oryza H. Chen, T. G. Köllner, G. Li, G. Wei, X. Chen, D. Zeng, Q. Qian, and F. Chen.  2019.  Plant Physiology. [Abstract]

Terpene synthase genes originated from bacteria through horizontal gene transfer contribute to terpene diversity in fungi Q. Jia, X. Chen, T. G. Köllner, J. Rinkel, J. Fu, J. Labbé, W. Xiong, J. S. Dickschat, J. Gershenzon, and F. Chen.  2019.  Scientific Reports, 9(1):9223. [Abstract]

Molecular phylogeny and evolution of world Tachinidae (Diptera) Stireman, J. O., P. Cerretti, J. E. O'Hara, J. D. Blaschke, and J. K. Moulton.  2019.  Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 139: 1–19. [Abstract]

Molecular Phylogenetics and Piercer Evolution in the Bug-Killing Flies (Diptera: Tachinidae: Phasiinae) Blaschke, J. D., J. O. Stireman, P. Cerretti, J. E. O'Hara, and J. K. Moulton.  2018.  Systematic Entomology, 43, 218–238. [Abstract]

Genomic Characterization and Phylogenetic Analysis of Salmonella Newport Clinical Strains from Tennessee, 2017-2018.  Hudson, L. K., C. Moore, L. Constantine-Renna, J. K. Yackley, X. Qian, L. S. Thomas, K. N. Garman, J. R. Dunn, and T. Denes.  2018.  ASM Conference on Rapid Applied Microbial Next-Generation Sequencing and Bioinformatic Pipelines, Tysons, VA, 09/23, 2018.

Genomic Characterization and Phylogenetic Analysis of Salmonella Javiana Clinical Strains from Tennessee, 2017-2018.  Hudson, L. K., C. Moore, L. Constantine-Renna, X. Qian, L. S. Thomas, K. N. Garman, J. R. Dunn, and T. Denes.  2018.  ASM Conference on Rapid Applied Microbial Next-Generation Sequencing and Bioinformatic Pipelines, Tysons, VA, 09/23/18.

Phylogenetic Analysis of Salmonella Typhimurium Clinical Strains from Tennessee, September – October 2016.  Hudson, L. K., C. Moore, L. Constantine-Renna, Y. K. Yackley, X. Qian, L. S. Thomas, K. N. Garman, J. R. Dunn, and T. Denes.  2018.  American Society for Microbiology KY-TN Branch Meeting.