David Geiser

Professor of Plant Pathology

David Geiser

Research Summary

Molecular evolutionary genetics of pathogenic and toxigenic fungi.

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Fusarium Mycotoxins Ambrosia Fungi Soil Beetles Species Complex Phylogeny New Species Trichothecenes South Africa Virulence Tropics Infection Genome Genes Testing Persea Pathogens Fusarium Solani Sanitary Engineering Spectrum Analysis Sri Lanka Dna Names

Most Recent Papers

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

Molecular systematics of two sister clades, the Fusarium concolor and F. babinda species complexes, and the discovery of a novel microcycle macroconidium–producing species from South Africa

Adriaana Jacobs-Venter, Imane Laraba, David Michael Geiser, Mark Busman, Martha M. Vaughan, Robert H. Proctor, Susan P. McCormick, Kerry O’Donnell, 2018, Mycologia on p. 1189-1204

First report of Fusarium stem canker on Pyrularia pubera, a rare native parasitic shrub in forests of southwestern Pennsylvania

2018, Plant Disease on p. 1852

Population genetic structure and mycotoxin potential of the wheat crown rot and head blight pathogen Fusarium culmorum in Algeria

Imane Laraba, Houda Boureghda, Nora Abdallah, Oussama Bouaicha, Friday Obanor, Antonio Moretti, David M. Geiser, Hye Seon Kim, Susan P. McCormick, Robert H. Proctor, Amy C. Kelly, Todd J. Ward, Kerry O'Donnell, 2017, Fungal Genetics and Biology on p. 34-41

Veterinary fusarioses within the United States

Kerry O'Donnell, Deanna A. Sutton, Nathan Wiederhold, Vincent A.R.G. Robert, Pedro W. Crous, David M. Geiser, 2016, Journal of clinical microbiology on p. 2813-2819

Invasive Asian Fusarium–Euwallacea ambrosia beetle mutualists pose a serious threat to forests, urban landscapes and the avocado industry

Kerry O'Donnell, Ran Libeskind-Hadas, Jiri Hulcr, Craig Bateman, Matthew Kasson, Randy Ploetz, Joshua Konkol, Jill Ploetz, Daniel Carrillo, Alina Campbell, Rita Duncan, Stanley Freeman, Pradeepa Liyanage, 2016, Phytoparasitica on p. 435–442

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

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

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

One fungus, one name

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 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

An inordinate fondness for Fusarium

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 Durwood Davis, David Michael Geiser, 2013, Fungal Genetics and Biology on p. 147-157

Expression of innate and adaptive immune mediators in human corneal tissue infected with Aspergillus or Fusarium

Rajapandian Sivaganesa Karthikeyan, Sixto M. Leal, Namperumalsamy Venkatesh Prajna, Kuppamuthu Dharmalingam, David Michael Geiser, Eric Pearlman, Prajna Lalitha, 2011, Journal of Infectious Diseases on p. 942-950

Widespread occurrence of diverse human pathogenic types of the fungus Fusarium detected in plumbing drains

Dylan P.G. Short, Kerry O'Donnell, Ning Zhang, Jean H. Juba, David M. Geiser, 2011, Journal of clinical microbiology on p. 4264-4272

Discordant phylogenies suggest repeated host shifts in the Fusarium-Euwallacea ambrosia beetle mutualism

Kerry O'Donnell, Stacy Sink, Ran Libeskind-Hadas, Jiri Hulcr, Matthew T. Kasson, Randy C. Ploetz, Joshua L. Konkol, Jill N. Ploetz, Daniel Carrillo, Alina Campbell, Rita E. Duncan, Pradeepa N.H. Liyanage, Akif Eskalen, Francis Na, David M. Geiser, Craig Bateman, Stanley Freeman, Zvi Mendel, Michal Sharon, Takayuki Aoki, Allard A. Cossé, Alejandro P. Rooney, 2015, Fungal Genetics and Biology on p. 277-290

New species from the Fusarium solani species complex derived from perithecia and soil in the old world tropics

F. Ameena Nalim, Gary J. Samuels, Ravi L. Wijesundera, David M. Geiser, 2011, Mycologia on p. 1302-1330