Director of the Microbiome Center; Professor of Plant Pathology; Bacterial Systematics Head, Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology
Bacterial systematics, epidemiology, and population biology of bacterial plant pathogens and biological control agents to develop alternatives to synthetic chemicals for plant disease management
Publication TagsGenome Pseudomonas Pathogens Taxonomy Genomics Leaf Spot Pseudomonas Syringae Pathovars Phylogeny Xanthomonas Campestris Genes Bacteria Lettuce Mushrooms Plant Pathogenic Bacteria Bacteriophages Epidemiology Multilocus Sequence Typing Sequence Analysis Xanthomonas Winter Agaricus Bisporus Methodology Pathogen Committees
Most Recent Papers
Lettuce Bacterial Leaf Spot
M Gorgo-Gourovitch, Emma Rosenthal, Carolee Bull, 2021,
Bacterial Leaf Spot of Cucurbits, Beets, and Swiss Chard
Raymond Garcia Rodriguez, B Gugino, Carolee Bull, 2021,
Species of Dickeya and Pectobacterium Isolated during an Outbreak of Blackleg and Soft Rot of Potato in Northeastern and North Central United States
Carolee Bull, 2021, Microorganisms on p. 1733
Clarifying the taxonomy of the causal agent of bacterial leaf spot of lettuce through a polyphasic approach reveals that Xanthomonas cynarae Trébaol et al. 2000 emend. Timilsina et al. 2019 is a later heterotypic synonym of Xanthomonas hortorum Vauterin et al. 1995
Lucas Morinière, Alexandre Burlet, Emma R. Rosenthal, Xavier Nesme, Perrine Portier, Carolee T. Bull, Céline Lavire, Marion Fischer-Le Saux, Franck Bertolla, 2020, Systematic and Applied Microbiology
Transfer of Xanthomonas campestris pv. arecae and X. campestris pv. musacearum to X. vasicola (Vauterin) as X. vasicola pv. arecae comb. nov. And X. vasicola pv. musacearum comb. nov. And description of X. vasicola pv. vasculorum pv. nov.
David J. Studholme, Emmanuel Wicker, Sadik Muzemil Abrare, Andrew Aspin, Adam Bogdanove, Kirk Broders, Zoe Dubrow, Murray Grant, Jeffrey B. Jones, Georgina Karamura, Jillian Lang, Jan Leach, George Mahuku, Gloria Valentine Nakato, Teresa Coutinho, Julian Smith, Carolee T. Bull, 2020, Phytopathology on p. 1153-1160
Bacterial brown pit, a new disease of edible mushrooms caused by mycetocola sp.
Mozhde Hamidizade, S. Mohsen Taghavi, Samuel J. Martins, Rachel A. Herschlag, Kevin L. Hockett, Carolee T. Bull, Ebrahim Osdaghi, 2020, Plant Disease on p. 1445-1454
Identification of Pseudomonas Isolates Associated With Bacterial Canker of Stone Fruit Trees in the Western Cape, South Africa
Khumbuzile N. Bophela, Yolanda Petersen, T. Bull Carolee, A. Coutinho Teresa, 2020, Plant Disease on p. 882-892
Comparing approaches for capturing bacterial assemblages associated with symptomatic (Bacterial Blotch) and asymptomatic mushroom (Agaricus bisporus) caps
Samuel J. Martins, Ryan V. Trexler, Fabricio R. Vieira, John A. Pecchia, Prem P. Kandel, Kevin L. Hockett, Terrence H. Bell, Carolee T. Bull, 2020, Phytobiomes Journal on p. 90-99
Comparing approaches for capturing bacterial assemblages associated with symptomatic (bacterial blotch) and asymptomatic mushroom (Agaricus bisporus) caps
Samuel Martins, Ryan Trexler, Fabricio Vieira, John Pecchia, Prem Kandel, Kevin Hockett, Terrence Bell, Carolee Bull, 2020, Phytobiomes Journal on p. 90-99
The emergence of microbiome centres
Jennifer B.H. Martiny, Katrine L. Whiteson, Brendan J.M. Bohannan, Lawrence A. David, Nicole A. Hynson, Margaret McFall-Ngai, John F. Rawls, Thomas M. Schmidt, Zaid Abdo, Martin J. Blaser, Seth Bordenstein, Christian Bréchot, Carolee T. Bull, Pieter Dorrestein, Jonathan A. Eisen, Ferran Garcia-Pichel, Jack Gilbert, Kirsten S. Hofmockel, Mary L. Holtz, Rob Knight, David B. Mark Welch, Daniel McDonald, Barbara Methé, Nigel J. Mouncey, Noel T. Mueller, Catherine A. Pfister, Lita Proctor, Joel L. Sachs, 2020, Nature Microbiology on p. 2-3
Multilocus sequence typing of Pseudomonas syringae sensu lato confirms previously described genomospecies and permits rapid identification of P. syringae pv. coriandricola and P. syringae pv. apii causing bacterial leaf spot on parsley
Carolee T. Bull, Christopher R. Clarke, Rongman Cai, Boris A. Vinatzer, Teresa M. Jardini, Steven T. Koike, 2011, Phytopathology on p. 847-858
Genome-based evolutionary history of Pseudomonas spp
Cedar Hesse, Frederik Schulz, Carolee T. Bull, Brenda T. Shaffer, Qing Yan, Nicole Shapiro, Karl A. Hassan, Neha Varghese, Liam D.H. Elbourne, Ian T. Paulsen, Nikos Kyrpides, Tanja Woyke, Joyce E. Loper, 2018, Environmental Microbiology on p. 2142-2159
Practical Benefits of Knowing the Enemy
Carolee Theresa Bull, Steven T. Koike, 2015, Annual Review of Phytopathology on p. 157-180
Development of an engineered bioluminescent reporter phage for detection of bacterial blight of crucifers
David A. Schofield, Carolee T. Bull, Isael Rubio, W. Patrick Wechter, Caroline Westwater, Ian J. Molineux, 2012, Applied and Environmental Microbiology on p. 3592-3598
Comparative Genomics of Multiple Strains of Pseudomonas cannabina pv. alisalensis, a Potential Model Pathogen of Both Monocots and Dicots
Panagiotis F. Sarris, Emmanouil A. Trantas, David A. Baltrus, Carolee T. Bull, William Patrick Wechter, Shuangchun Yan, Filippos Ververidis, Nalvo F. Almeida, Corbin D. Jones, Jeffery L. Dangl, Nickolas J. Panopoulos, Boris A. Vinatzer, Dimitrios E. Goumas, 2013, PLoS One
Angular leaf spot of cucurbits is associated with genetically diverse pseudomonas syringae strains
E. A. Newberry, T. M. Jardini, I. Rubio, P. D. Roberts, B. Babu, S. T. Koike, H. Bouzar, E. M. Goss, J. B. Jones, C. T. Bull, M. L. Paret, 2016, Plant Disease on p. 1397-1404
List of new names of plant pathogenic bacteria (2011-2012)
C. T. Bull, T. A. Coutinho, T. P. Denny, G. Firrao, M. Fischer-Le Saux, X. Li, G. S. Saddler, M. Scortichini, D. E. Stead, Y. Takikawa, 2014, Journal of Plant Pathology on p. 223-226
Characterization and performance of 16 new inbred lines of lettuce
Ivan Simko, Ryan J. Hayes, Carolee T. Bull, Beiquan Mou, Yaguang Luo, Mark A. Trent, Amy J. Atallah, Edward J. Ryder, Rebecca G. Sideman, 2014, Hortscience: A Publication of the American Society for Hortcultural Science on p. 679-687
Request for revision of the statutes of the international committee on systematics of prokaryotes
William B. Whitman, Carolee T. Bull, Hans Jürgen Busse, Pierre Edouard Fournier, Aharon Oren, Stefano Ventura, 2019, International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology on p. 584-593
100 years since Tolaas
Ebrahim Osdaghi, Samuel J. Martins, Laura Ramos-Sepulveda, Fabrício Rocha Vieira, John A. Pecchia, David Meigs Beyer, Terrence H. Bell, Yinong Yang, Kevin L. Hockett, Carolee T. Bull, 2019, Plant Disease on p. 2714-2732
News Articles Featuring Carolee Bull
Aug 24, 2020
Bull elected fellow of American Phytopathological Society
Carolee Bull, professor of systematic bacteriology and plant pathology in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, has been elected as a fellow of the American Phytopathological Society, an honor given to members in recognition of distinguished contributions to the discipline of plant pathology.
Aug 06, 2020
Penn State Microbiome Center and GALT enter collaboration to advance research
The Penn State Microbiome Center and General Automation Lab Technologies (GALT) announced their collaboration to advance plant pathology, environmental microbiology and human gut microbiome studies.
Jul 28, 2020
Mysterious Chinese seed packets are showing up all over the US, and the government is warning people not to plant them
Dozens of US states have reported mysterious seeds showing up in packages from China and are warning citizens not to plant them because they could be an invasive species.
Jul 27, 2020
Agriculture officials issue warning on seed packages from China
Agriculture officials in Georgia and at least 12 other states issued warnings Monday about unsolicited seed packages arriving from China that may be an invasive plant species and harmful to livestock, according to reports.
Jul 26, 2020
27 States Issue Warnings About Seed Packets From China
State agriculture officials are urging residents not to plant the seeds, which were mailed in pouches featuring Chinese characters.
Jul 18, 2020
How to manage plant pests and diseases in your coronavirus victory garden
Home gardening is having a boom year across the United States. Whether they’re growing their own food in response to pandemic shortages or just looking for a diversion, numerous aspiring gardeners have constructed their first raised beds, and seeds are flying off suppliers’ shelves. Now that gardens are largely planted, much of the work for the next several months revolves around keeping them healthy.
Jul 02, 2020
How to manage plant pests and diseases in your victory garden
Home gardening is having a boom year across the US, whether because of pandemic shortages or people wanting a diversion. Now that gardens are largely planted, much of the work for the next several months revolves around keeping them healthy.
Jan 07, 2020
Growth of Microbiome Centers Noted In Nature Microbiology.
Penn State has committed to hiring almost two dozen new faculty members to study the microbiome since the creation of its own center.
Dec 19, 2019
The Emergence of Microbiome Centres
As microbiome science expands, academic centres scramble to fill many needs, from service provider to industry liaison. A newly created network aims to share strategies and accelerate knowledge transfer, and invites others to join the efforts.
Oct 03, 2019
Plant pathologist awarded grant to aid global study of seedborne pathogens
A nearly $4 million grant awarded to Penn State will support an interdisciplinary, multi-university team of researchers as they explore bacterial pathogens causing leaf spot diseases that are damaging valuable agricultural crops such as watermelon and pumpkin.