David Geiser

Professor of Mycology

David Geiser

Research Summary

Molecular evolutionary genetics of pathogenic and toxigenic fungi.

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Fusarium Fungi Phylogeny Dna Fungus Trichothecenes Virulence Ambrosia Taxonomy Dolphins Terminology Dna Barcoding Trichothecene Fungal Dna Biodiversity Genes Phenotype Genome Insects Phylogenetics Coleoptera Fusarium Solani Infection Infections Datasets

Most Recent Papers

Pure Culture and DNA Sequence-Based Identification of Fusarium from Symptomatic Plants and Diverse Substrates

Kerry O’Donnell, Imana Laraba, David M. Geiser, 2022, on p. 1-20

Phylogenetic Diversity and Mycotoxin Potential of Emergent Phytopathogens within the Fusarium tricinctum Species Complex

Imane Laraba, Mark Busman, David Geiser, Kerry O'Donnell, 2022, Phytopathology

Author Correction

Robert Lücking, M. Catherine Aime, Barbara Robbertse, Andrew N. Miller, Takayuki Aoki, Hiran A. Ariyawansa, Gianluigi Cardinali, Pedro W. Crous, Irina S. Druzhinina, David M. Geiser, David L. Hawksworth, Kevin D. Hyde, Laszlo Irinyi, Rajesh Jeewon, Peter R. Johnston, Paul M. Kirk, Elaine Malosso, Tom W. May, Wieland Meyer, Henrik R. Nilsson, Maarja Öpik, Vincent Robert, Marc Stadler, Marco Thines, Duong Vu, Andrey M. Yurkov, Ning Zhang, Conrad L. Schoch, 2021, Nature Microbiology on p. 971

Phylogenomic analysis of a 55.1-kb 19-gene dataset resolves a monophyletic fusarium that includes the fusarium solani species complex

David M. Geiser, Abdullah M.S. Al-Hatmi, Takayuki Aoki, Tsutomu Arie, Virgilio Balmas, Irene Barnes, Gary C. Bergstrom, Madan K. Bhattacharyya, Cheryl L. Blomquist, Robert L. Bowden, Balazs Brankovics, Daren W. Brown, Lester W. Burgess, Kathryn Bushley, Mark Busman, Jose F. Cano-Lira, Joseph D. Carrillo, Hao Xun Chang, Chi Yu Chen, Wanquan Chen, Martin Chilvers, Sofia Chulze, Jeffrey J. Coleman, Christina A. Cuomo, Z. Wilhelm de Beer, G. Sybren de Hoog, Johanna Del Castillo-Munera, Emerson M. Del Ponte, Javier Dieguez-Uribeondo, Antonio Di Pietro, Veronique Edel-Hermann, Wade H. Elmer, Lynn Epstein, Akif Eskalen, Maria Carmela Esposto, Kathryne L. Everts, Sylvia P. Fernandez-Pavıa, Gilvan Ferreira da Silva, Nora A. Foroud, Gerda Fourie, Rasmus J.N. Frandsen, Stanley Freeman, Michael Freitag, Omer Frenkel, Kevin K. Fuller, Tatiana Gagkaeva, Donald M. Gardiner, Anthony E. Glenn, Scott E. Gold, Thomas R. Gordon, Nancy F. Gregory, Marieka Gryzenhout, Josep Guarro, Beth K. Gugino, Santiago Gutierrez, Kim E. Hammond-Kosack, Linda J. Harris, Monika Homa, Cheng Fang Hong, Laszlo Hornok, Jenn Wen Huang, Macit Ilkit, Adriaana Jacobs, Karin Jacobs, Cong Jiang, Marıa del Mar Jimenez-Gasco, Seogchan Kang, Matthew T. Kasson, Kemal Kazan, John C. Kennell, Hye Seon Kim, H. Corby Kistler, Gretchen A. Kuldau, Tomasz Kulik, Oliver Kurzai, Imane Laraba, Matthew H. Laurence, Theresa Lee, Yin Won Lee, Yong Hwan Lee, John F. Leslie, Edward C.Y. Liew, Lily W. Lofton, Antonio F. Logrieco, Manuel S. Lopez-Berges, Alicia G. Luque, Erik Lysøe, Li Jun Ma, Robert E. Marra, Frank N. Martin, Sara R. May, Susan P. McCormick, Chyanna McGee, Jacques F. Meis, Quirico Migheli, N. M.I. Mohamed Nor, Michel Monod, Antonio Moretti, Diane Mostert, Giuseppina Mule, Françoise Munaut, Gary P. Munkvold, Paul Nicholson, Marcio Nucci, Kerry O’Donnell, Matias Pasquali, Ludwig H. Pfenning, Anna Prigitano, Robert H. Proctor, Stephane Ranque, Stephen A. Rehner, Martijn Rep, Gerardo Rodrıguez-Alvarado, Lindy Joy Rose, Mitchell G. Roth, Carmen Ruiz-Roldan, Amgad A. Saleh, Baharuddin Salleh, Hyunkyu Sang, Marıa Mercedes Scandiani, Jonathan Scauflaire, David G. Schmale, Dylan P.G. Short, Adnan Sisic, Jason A. Smith, Christopher W. Smyth, Hokyoung Son, Ellie Spahr, Jason E. Stajich, Emma Steenkamp, Christian Steinberg, Rajagopal Subramaniam, Haruhisa Suga, Brett A. Summerell, Antonella Susca, Cassandra L. Swett, Christopher Toomajian, Terry J. Torres-Cruz, Anna M. Tortorano, Martin Urban, Lisa J. Vaillancourt, Gary E. Vallad, Theo A.J. van der Lee, Dan Vanderpool, Anne D. van Diepeningen, Martha M. Vaughan, Eduard Venter, Marcele Vermeulen, Paul E. Verweij, Altus Viljoen, Cees Waalwijk, Emma C. Wallace, Grit Walther, Jie Wang, Todd J. Ward, Brian L. Wickes, Nathan P. Wiederhold, Michael J. Wingfield, Ana K.M. Wood, Jin Rong Xu, Xiao Bing Yang, Tapani Yli-Mattila, Sung Hwan Yun, Latiffah Zakaria, Hao Zhang, Ning Zhang, Sean X. Zhang, Xue Zhang, 2021, Phytopathology on p. 1064-1079

Fungal taxonomy and sequence-based nomenclature

Robert Lücking, M. Catherine Aime, Barbara Robbertse, Andrew N. Miller, Takayuki Aoki, Hiran A. Ariyawansa, Gianluigi Cardinali, Pedro W. Crous, Irina S. Druzhinina, David M. Geiser, David L. Hawksworth, Kevin D. Hyde, Laszlo Irinyi, Rajesh Jeewon, Peter R. Johnston, Paul M. Kirk, Elaine Malosso, Tom W. May, Wieland Meyer, Henrik R. Nilsson, Maarja Öpik, Vincent Robert, Marc Stadler, Marco Thines, Duong Vu, Andrey M. Yurkov, Ning Zhang, Conrad L. Schoch, 2021, Nature Microbiology on p. 540-548

Erratum

Imane Laraba, Susan P. McCormick, Martha M. Vaughan, David M. Geiser, Kerry O'Donnell, 2021, PLoS One

Phylogenetic diversity, trichothecene potential, and pathogenicity within Fusarium sambucinum species complex

Imane Laraba, Susan P. McCormick, Martha M. Vaughan, David M. Geiser, Kerry O’Donnell, 2021, PLoS One

Three novel Ambrosia Fusarium Clade species producing multiseptate “dolphin-shaped” conidia, and an augmented description of Fusarium kuroshium

Takayuki Aoki, Pradeepa N.H. Liyanage, Joshua L. Konkol, Randy C. Ploetz, Jason A. Smith, Matt T. Kasson, Stanley Freeman, David M. Geiser, Kerry O’Donnell, 2021, Mycologia on p. 1089-1109

No to neocosmospora: Phylogenomic and practical reasons for continued inclusion of the fusarium solani species complex in the genus fusarium

Kerry O'Donnell, Abdullah M.S. Al-Hatmi, Takayuki Aoki, Balázs Brankovics, José F. Cano-Lira, Jeffrey J. Coleman, G. Sybren de Hoog, Antonio Di Pietro, Rasmus J.N. Frandsen, David M. Geiser, Connie F.C. Gibas, Josep Guarro, Hye Seon Kim, H. Corby Kistler, Imane Laraba, John F. Leslie, Manuel S. López-Berges, Erik Lysøe, Jacques F. Meis, Michel Monod, Robert H. Proctor, Martijn Rep, Carmen Ruiz-Roldán, Adnan Šišić, Jason E. Stajich, Emma T. Steenkamp, Brett A. Summerell, Theo A.J. van der Lee, Anne D. van Diepeningen, Paul E. Verweij, Cees Waalwijk, Todd J. Ward, Brian L. Wickes, Nathan P. Wiederhold, Michael J. Wingfield, Ning Zhang, Sean X. Zhang, 2020, mSphere

Unambiguous identification of fungi

Robert Lücking, M. Catherine Aime, Barbara Robbertse, Andrew N. Miller, Hiran A. Ariyawansa, Takayuki Aoki, Gianluigi Cardinali, Pedro W. Crous, Irina S. Druzhinina, David M. Geiser, David L. Hawksworth, Kevin D. Hyde, Laszlo Irinyi, Rajesh Jeewon, Peter R. Johnston, Paul M. Kirk, Elaine Malosso, Tom W. May, Wieland Meyer, Maarja Öpik, Vincent Robert, Marc Stadler, Marco Thines, Duong Vu, Andrey M. Yurkov, Ning Zhang, Conrad L. Schoch, 2020, IMA Fungus

Most-Cited Papers

Fusarium pathogenomics

Li Jun Ma, David M. Geiser, Robert H. Proctor, Alejandro P. Rooney, Kerry O'Donnell, Frances Trail, Donald M. Gardiner, John M. Manners, Kemal Kazan, 2013, Annual Review of Microbiology on p. 399-416

Phylogenetic analyses of RPB1 and RPB2 support a middle Cretaceous origin for a clade comprising all agriculturally and medically important fusaria

Kerry O'Donnell, Alejandro P. Rooney, Robert H. Proctor, Daren W. Brown, Susan P. McCormick, Todd J. Ward, Rasmus J.N. Frandsen, Erik Lysøe, Stephen A. Rehner, Takayuki Aoki, Vincent A.R.G. Robert, Pedro W. Crous, Johannes Z. Groenewald, Seogchan Kang, David M. Geiser, 2013, Fungal Genetics and Biology on p. 20-31

DNA sequence-based identification of Fusarium: Current status and future directions

Kerry O’Donnell, Todd J. Ward, Vincent A.R.G. Robert, Pedro W. Crous, David M. Geiser, Seogchan Kang, 2015, Phytoparasitica on p. 583-595

Systematics of key phytopathogenic Fusarium species

Takayuki Aoki, Kerry O'Donnell, David M. Geiser, 2014, Journal of General Plant Pathology on p. 189-201

One fungus, one name: Defining the genus Fusarium in a scientifically robust way that preserves longstanding use

David M. Geiser, Takayuki Aoki, Charles W. Bacon, Scott E. Baker, Madan K. Bhattacharyya, Mary E. Brandt, Daren W. Brown, Lester W. Burgess, Sofia Chulze, Jeffrey J. Coleman, James C. Correll, Sarah F. Covert, Pedro W. Crous, Christina A. Cuomo, G. Sybren De Hoog, Antonio Di Pietro, Wade H. Elmer, Lynn Epstein, Rasmus J.N. Frandsen, Stanley Freeman, Tatiana Gagkaeva, Anthony E. Glenn, Thomas R. Gordon, Nancy F. Gregory, Kim E. Hammond-Kosack, Linda E. Hanson, María Del Mar Jímenez-Gasco, Seogchan Kang, H. Corby Kistler, Gretchen A. Kuldau, John F. Leslie, Antonio Logrieco, Guozhong Lu, Erik Lysøe, Li Jun Ma, Susan P. McCormick, Quirico Migheli, Antonio Moretti, Françoise Munaut, Kerry O'Donnell, Ludwig Pfenning, Randy C. Ploetz, Robert H. Proctor, Stephen A. Rehner, Vincent A.R.G. Robert, Alejandro P. Rooney, Baharuddin Bin Salleh, Maria Mercedes Scandiani, Jonathan Scauflaire, Dylan P.G. Short, Emma Steenkamp, Haruhisa Suga, Brett A. Summerell, Deanna A. Sutton, Ulf Thrane, Francis Trail, Anne Van Diepeningen, Hans D. VanEtten, Altus Viljoen, Cees Waalwijk, Todd J. Ward, Michael J. Wingfield, Jin Rong Xu, Xiao Bing Yang, Tapani Yli-Mattila, Ning Zhang, 2013, Phytopathology on p. 400-408

Phylogenetic diversity of insecticolous fusaria inferred from multilocus DNA sequence data and their molecular identification via FUSARIUM-ID and Fusarium MLST

Kerry O'Donnell, Richard A. Humber, David M. Geiser, Seogchan Kang, Bongsoo Park, Vincent A.R.G. Robert, Pedro W. Crous, Peter R. Johnston, Takayuki Aoki, Alejandro P. Rooney, Stephen A. Rehner, 2012, Mycologia on p. 427-445

Sequence-based classification and identification of Fungi

David Hibbett, Kessy Abarenkov, Urmas Kõljalg, Maarja Öpik, Benli Chai, James Cole, Qiong Wang, Pedro Crous, Vincent Robert, Thorunn Helgason, Joshua R. Herr, Paul Kirk, Shiloh Lueschow, Kerry O’Donnell, R. Henrik Nilsson, Ryoko Oono, Conrad Schoch, Christopher Smyth, Donald M. Walker, Andrea Porras-Alfaro, John W. Taylor, David M. Geiser, 2016, Mycologia on p. 1049-1068

Phylogenetic relationships among members of the Fusarium solani species complex in human infections and the descriptions of F. keratoplasticum sp. nov. and F. petroliphilum stat. nov.

Dylan P.G. Short, Kerry O'Donnell, Ulf Thrane, Kristian Fog Nielsen, Ning Zhang, Jean H. Juba, David M. Geiser, 2013, Fungal Genetics and Biology on p. 59-70

An inordinate fondness for Fusarium: Phylogenetic diversity of fusaria cultivated by ambrosia beetles in the genus Euwallacea on avocado and other plant hosts

Matthew T. Kasson, Kerry O'Donnell, Alejandro P. Rooney, Stacy Sink, Randy C. Ploetz, Jill N. Ploetz, Joshua L. Konkol, Daniel Carrillo, Stanley Freeman, Zvi Mendel, Jason A. Smith, Adam W. Black, Jiri Hulcr, Craig Bateman, Kristyna Stefkova, Paul R. Campbell, Andrew D.W. Geering, Elizabeth K. Dann, Akif Eskalen, Keerthi Mohotti, Dylan P.G. Short, Takayuki Aoki, Kristi A. Fenstermacher, Donald D. Davis, David M. Geiser, 2013, Fungal Genetics and Biology on p. 147-157

Unambiguous identification of fungi

Robert Lücking, M. Catherine Aime, Barbara Robbertse, Andrew N. Miller, Hiran A. Ariyawansa, Takayuki Aoki, Gianluigi Cardinali, Pedro W. Crous, Irina S. Druzhinina, David M. Geiser, David L. Hawksworth, Kevin D. Hyde, Laszlo Irinyi, Rajesh Jeewon, Peter R. Johnston, Paul M. Kirk, Elaine Malosso, Tom W. May, Wieland Meyer, Maarja Öpik, Vincent Robert, Marc Stadler, Marco Thines, Duong Vu, Andrey M. Yurkov, Ning Zhang, Conrad L. Schoch, 2020, IMA Fungus