David Geiser

Professor of Mycology

David Geiser

Research Summary

Molecular evolutionary genetics of pathogenic and toxigenic fungi.

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Fusarium Fungi Phylogeny Trichothecenes Fungus Dna Virulence Ambrosia Pathogens Taxonomy Phylogenetics Ecology Genes Coleoptera Entomophthorales Beetles Species Complex Infection Methodology Testing Names Pathogenicity Mycotoxins Insects Persea

Most Recent Papers

Phylogenomic analysis of a 55.1 kb 19-gene dataset resolves a monophyletic Fusarium that includes the Fusarium solani Species Complex

David Geiser, Abdullah Al-Hatmi, Takayuki Aoki, Tsutomu Arie, Virgilio Balmas, Irene Barnes, Gary Bergstrom, MKK Bhattacharyya, Cheryl Blomquist, Robert Bowden, B Brankovics, DW Brown, LW Burgess, K Bushley, M Busman, JF Cano-Lira, JD Carrillo, H-X Chang, C-Y Chen, Weicheng Chen, M Chilvers, S Chulze, JJ Coleman, CA Cuomo, ZW de Beer, GS de Hoog, J Del Castillo-Múnera, EM Del Ponte, J Diéguez-Uribeondo, A Di Pietro, V Edel-Hermann, WH Elmer, L Epstein, A Eskalen, MC Esposto, KL Everts, SP Fernández-Pavía, Ferreira da Silva, G, NA Foroud, G Fourie, RJN Frandsen, S Freeman, M Freitag, O Frenkel, KK Fuller, T Gagkaeva, DM Gardiner, AE Glenn, SE Gold, TR Gordon, NF Gregory, M Gryzenhout, J Guarro, BK Gugino, S Gutierrez, KE Hammond-Kosack, LJ Harris, M Homa, C-F Hong, L Hornok, J-W Huang, M Ilkit, A Jacobs, K Jacobs, Cheng Jiang, Maria Jimenez Gasco, Seogchan Kang, MT Kasson, K Kazan, JC Kennell, H-S Kim, HC Kistler, GA Kuldau, T Kulik, O Kurzai, I Laraba, MH Laurence, Tae-Hee Lee, Y-W Lee, Y-H Lee, JF Leslie, ECY Liew, LW Lofton, AF Logrieco, MS López-Berges, AG Luque, E Lysøe, L-M Ma, RE Marra, FN Martin, May, SR, SP McCormick, C McGee, JF Meis, Q Migheli, NMIM Nor, M Monod, A Moretti, D Mostert, G Mule, F Munaut, GP Munkvold, P Nicholson, M Nucci, K O’Donnell, M Pasquali, LH Pfenning, A Prigitano, RH Proctor, S Ranque, SA Rehner, M Rep, G Rodríguez-Alvarado, LJ Rose, MG Roth, C Ruiz-Roldán, AA Saleh, B Salleh, H Sang, MM Scandiani, J Scauflaire, DG Schmale, III, DPG Short, A Šišić, JA Smith, CW Smyth, H Son, E Spahr, JE Stajich, E Steenkamp, C Steinberg, R Subramaniam, H Suga, BA Summerell, A Susca, CS Swett, C Toomajian, TJ Torres-Cruz, AM Tortorano, M Urban, LJ Vaillancourt, GE Vallad, TAJ van der Lee, D Vanderpool, AD van Diepeningen, MM Vaughan, E Venter, M Vermeulen, PE Verweij, A Viljoen, C Waalwijk, EC Wallace, G Walther, Jiexin Wang, TJ Ward, BL Wickes, NP Wiederhold, MJ Wingfield, AKM Wood, J-R Xu, X-B Yang, T Yli-Mattila, S-H Yun, L Zakaria, Huilan Zhang, Nan Zhang, SX Zhang, Xuesheng Zhang, Phytopathology

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

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

Evolutionary relationships among Massospora spp. (Entomophthorales), obligate pathogens of cicadas

Angie M. Macias, David M. Geiser, Jason E. Stajich, Piotr Łukasik, Claudio Veloso, De Anna C. Bublitz, Matthew C. Berger, Greg R. Boyce, Kathie Hodge, Matt T. Kasson, 2020, Mycologia on p. 1060-1074

Three novel Ambrosia Fusarium Clade species producing clavate macroconidia known (F. floridanum and F. obliquiseptatum) or predicted (F. tuaranense) to be farmed by Euwallacea spp. (Coleoptera

Takayuki Aoki, Jason A. Smith, Matthew T. Kasson, Stanley Freeman, David M. Geiser, Andrew D.W. Geering, Kerry O’Donnell, 2019, Mycologia on p. 919-935

Unraveling the ecology and epidemiology of an emerging fungal disease, sea turtle egg fusariosis (STEF)

Christopher W. Smyth, Jullie M. Sarmiento-Ramírez, Dylan P.G. Short, Javier Diéguez-Uribeondoid, Kerry O’donnell, David M. Geiser, 2019, PLoS Pathogens on p. e1007682

Comparative analysis uncovers the limitations of current molecular detection methods for Fusarium oxysporum f. Sp. Cubense Race 4 strains

Freddy Magdama, Lorena Monserrate-Maggi, Lizette Serrano, Daynet Sosa, David M. Geiser, María del Mar Jiménez-Gasco, 2019, PLoS One on p. e0222727

Draft genome sequences of Fusarium xylarioides, Teratosphaeria gauchensis and T. zuluensis and genome annotation for Ceratocystis fimbriata.

Brenda Wingfield, Arista Fourie, Melissa Simpson, Vuyiswa Bushula-Njah, Janneke Aylward, Irene Barnes, Martin Coetzee, Dreyer, L\'eanne L, Tuan Duong, David Geiser, others, 2019, IMA Fungus

Marasas et al. 1984 “Toxigenic Fusarium Species

Kerry O’Donnell, Susan P. McCormick, Mark Busman, Robert H. Proctor, Todd J. Ward, Gail Doehring, David Michael Geiser, Johanna F. Alberts, John P. Rheeder, 2018, Mycologia on p. 1058-1080

Most-Cited Papers

The Amsterdam Declaration on Fungal Nomenclature

David L. Hawksworth, Pedro W. Crous, Scott A. Redhead, Don R. Reynolds, Robert A. Samson, Keith A. Seifert, John W. Taylor, Michael J. Wingfield, Özlem Abaci, Catherine Aime, Ahmet Asan, Feng Yan Bai, Z. Wilhelm de Beer, Dominik Begerow, Derya Berikten, Teun Boekhout, Peter K. Buchanan, Treena Burgess, Walter Buzina, Lei Cai, Paul F. Cannon, J. Leland Crane, Ulrike Damm, Heide Marie Daniel, Anne D. van Diepeningen, Irina Druzhinina, Paul S. Dyer, Ursula Eberhardt, Jack W. Fell, Jens C. Frisvad, David M. Geiser, József Geml, Chirlei Glienke, Tom Gräfenhan, Johannes Z. Groenewald, Marizeth Groenewald, Johannes de Gruyter, Eveline Guého-Kellermann, Liang Dong Guo, David S. Hibbett, Seung Beom Hong, G. Sybren de Hoog, Jos Houbraken, Sabine M. Huhndorf, Kevin D. Hyde, Ahmed Ismail, Peter R. Johnston, Duygu G. Kadaifciler, Paul M. Kirk, Urmas Kõljalg, Cletus P. Kurtzman, Paul Emile Lagneau, C. André Lévesque, Xingzhong Liu, Lorenzo Lombard, Wieland Meyer, Andrew Miller, David W. Minter, Mohammad Javad Najafzadeh, Lorelei Norvell, Svetlana M. Ozerskaya, Rasime öziç, Shaun R. Pennycook, Stephen W. Peterson, Olga V. Pettersson, William Quaedvlieg, Vincent A. Robert, Constantino Ruibal, Johan Schnürer, Hans Josef Schroers, Roger Shivas, Bernard Slippers, Henk Spierenburg, Masako Takashima, Evrim Taskin, Marco Thines, Ulf Thrane, Alev Haliki Uztan, Marcel van Raak, János Varga, Aida Vasco, Gerard Verkley, Sandra I.R. Videira, Ronald P. de Vries, Bevan S. Weir, Neriman Yilmaz, Andrey Yurkov, Ning Zhang, 2011, IMA Fungus on p. 105-112

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

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

DNA sequence-based identification of Fusarium

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 Michael Geiser, 2014, Journal of General Plant Pathology on p. 189-201

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

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 Michael Geiser, 2013, Fungal Genetics and Biology on p. 59-70

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

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