Seogchan Kang

Professor of Plant Pathology & Environmental Microbiology

Seogchan Kang

Research Summary

Genetic and cellular mechanisms underpinning plant-fungal interactions with Arabidopsis thaliana and Fusarium oxysporum as a model system. Molecular genetics and comparative genomics of fungal plant pathogens. Bioinformatics.

Huck Institutes Affiliations

Most Recent Papers

Do volatile compounds produced by Fusarium oxysporum and Verticillium dahliae affect stress tolerance in plants?

Ningxiao Li, Seogchan Kang, 2018, Mycology on p. 166-175

Roles of three Fusarium graminearum membrane Ca<sup>2+</sup> channels in the formation of Ca<sup>2+</sup> signatures, growth, development, pathogenicity and mycotoxin production

Hye Seon Kim, Jung Eun Kim, Hokyoung Son, Daniel Frailey, Robert Cirino, Yin Won Lee, Randall Duncan, Kirk J. Czymmek, Seogchan Kang, 2018, Fungal Genetics and Biology on p. 30-46

Kingdom-wide analysis of fungal small secreted proteins (SSPs) reveals their potential role in host association

Ki Tae Kim, Jongbum Jeon, Jaeyoung Choi, Kyeongchae Cheong, Hyeunjeong Song, Gobong Choi, Seogchan Kang, Yong Hwan Lee, 2016, Frontiers in Plant Science

Development of a transformation system for Hirsutella spp. and visualization of the mode of nematode infection by GFP-labeled H. minnesotensis

Jingzu Sun, Sook Young Park, Seogchan Kang, Xingzhong Liu, Junzhi Qiu, Meichun Xiang, 2015, Scientific Reports

Fusarium oxysporum volatiles enhance plant growth via affecting auxin transport and signaling

Vasileios Bitas, Nathaniel McCartney, Ningxiao Li, Jill Demers, Jung Eun Kim, Hye Seon Kim, Kathleen M. Brown, Seogchan Kang, 2015, Frontiers in Microbiology

Roles of three Fusarium oxysporum calcium ion (Ca<sup>2+</sup>) channels in generating Ca<sup>2+</sup> signatures and controlling growth

Hye Seon Kim, Jung Eun Kim, Daniel Frailey, Anja Nohe, Randall Duncan, Kirk J. Czymmek, Seogchan Kang, 2015, Fungal Genetics and Biology on p. 145-157

Successful Agrobacterium mediated transformation of Thielaviopsis basicola by optimizing multiple conditions

Aliki K. Tzima, Epaminondas J. Paplomatas, Charikleia Schoina, Emmanouil Domazakis, Seogchan Kang, Paul H. Goodwin, 2014, Fungal Biology on p. 675-682

Plant Pathology 2.0

Seogchan Kang, 2014, Molecular Plant Pathology on p. 315-318

Roles of forkhead-box transcription factors in controlling development, pathogenicity, and stress response in Magnaporthe oryzae

Jaejin Park, Sunghyung Kong, Seryun Kim, Seogchan Kang, Yong Hwan Lee, 2014, Plant Pathology Journal on p. 136-150

Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation of the lichen fungus, Umbilicaria muehlenbergii

Sook Young Park, Min Hye Jeong, Hai Ying Wang, Jung A. Kim, Nan Hee Yu, Sungbeom Kim, Yong Hwa Cheong, Seogchan Kang, Yong Hwan Lee, Jae Seoun Hur, 2013, PLoS One

High-Impact Papers

Comparative genomics reveals mobile pathogenicity chromosomes in Fusarium

Li Jun Ma, H. Charlotte Van Der Does, Katherine A. Borkovich, Jeffrey J. Coleman, Marie Josée Daboussi, Antonio Di Pietro, Marie Dufresne, Michael Freitag, Manfred Grabherr, Bernard Henrissat, Petra M. Houterman, Seogchan Kang, Won Bo Shim, Charles Woloshuk, Xiaohui Xie, Jin Rong Xu, John Antoniw, Scott E. Baker, Burton H. Bluhm, Andrew Breakspear, Daren W. Brown, Robert A.E. Butchko, Sinead Chapman, Richard Coulson, Pedro M. Coutinho, Etienne G.J. Danchin, Andrew Diener, Liane R. Gale, Donald M. Gardiner, Stephen Goff, Kim E. Hammond-Kosack, Karen Hilburn, Aurélie Hua-Van, Wilfried Jonkers, Kemal Kazan, Chinnappa D. Kodira, Michael Koehrsen, Lokesh Kumar, Yong Hwan Lee, Liande Li, John M. Manners, Diego Miranda-Saavedra, Mala Mukherjee, Gyungsoon Park, Jongsun Park, Sook Young Park, Robert H. Proctor, Aviv Regev, M. Carmen Ruiz-Roldan, Divya Sain, Sharadha Sakthikumar, Sean Sykes, David C. Schwartz, B. Gillian Turgeon, Ilan Wapinski, Olen Yoder, Sarah Young, Qiandong Zeng, Shiguo Zhou, James Galagan, Christina A. Cuomo, H. Corby Kistler, Martijn Rep, 2010, Nature on p. 367-373

Comparative genomics yields insights into niche adaptation of plant vascular wilt pathogens

Steven J. Klosterman, Krishna V. Subbarao, Seogchan Kang, Paola Veronese, Scott E. Gold, Bart P.H.J. Thomma, Zehua Chen, Bernard Henrissat, Yong Hwan Lee, Jongsun Park, Maria D. Garcia-Pedrajas, Dez J. Barbara, Amy Anchieta, Ronnie de Jonge, Parthasarathy Santhanam, Karunakaran Maruthachalam, Zahi Atallah, Stefan G. Amyotte, Zahi Paz, Patrik Inderbitzin, Ryan J. Hayes, David I. Heiman, Sarah Young, Qiandong Zeng, Reinhard Engels, James Galagan, Christina A. Cuomo, Katherine F. Dobinson, Li Jun Ma, 2011, PLoS Pathogens

Translocation of Magnaporthe oryzae effectors into rice cells and their subsequent cell-to-cell movement

Chang Hyun Khang, Romain Berruyer, Martha C. Giraldo, Prasanna Kankanala, Sook Young Park, Kirk Czymmek, Seogchan Kang, Barbara Valent, 2010, Plant Cell on p. 1388-1403

Internet-accessible DNA sequence database for identifying fusaria from human and animal infections

Kerry O'Donnell, Deanna A. Sutton, Michael G. Rinaldi, Brice A.J. Sarver, S. Arunmozhi Balajee, Hans Josef Schroers, Richard C. Summerbell, Vincent A.R.G. Robert, Pedro W. Crous, Ning Zhang, Takayuki Aoki, Kyongyong Jung, Jongsun Park, Yong Hwan Lee, Seogchan Kang, Bongsoo Park, David M. Geiser, 2010, Journal of Clinical Microbiology on p. 3708-3718

A two-locus DNA sequence database for typing plant and human pathogens within the Fusarium oxysporum species complex

Kerry O'Donnell, Cécile Gueidan, Stacy Sink, Peter R. Johnston, Pedro W. Crous, Anthony Glenn, Ron Riley, Nicholas C. Zitomer, Patrick Colyer, Cees Waalwijk, Theo van der Lee, Antonio Moretti, Seogchan Kang, Hye Seon Kim, David M. Geiser, Jean H. Juba, Robert P. Baayen, Matthew G. Cromey, Sean Bithell, Deanna A. Sutton, Kerstin Skovgaard, Randy Ploetz, H. Corby Kistler, Monica Elliott, Mike Davis, Brice A.J. Sarver, 2009, Fungal Genetics and Biology on p. 936-948

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

Fungal Secretome Database

Jaeyoung Choi, Jongsun Park, Donghan Kim, Kyongyong Jung, Seogchan Kang, Yong Hwan Lee, 2010, BMC genomics

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

Systematic and searchable classification of cytochrome P450 proteins encoded by fungal and oomycete genomes

Venkatesh Moktali, Jongsun Park, Natalie D. Fedorova-Abrams, Bongsoo Park, Jaeyoung Choi, Yong Hwan Lee, Seogchan Kang, 2012, BMC Genomics

The ER chaperone LHS1 is involved in asexual development and rice infection by the blast fungus magnaporthe oryzae

Mihwa Yi, Myoung Hwan Chi, Chang Hyun Khang, Sook Young Park, Seogchan Kang, Barbara Valent, Yong Hwan Lee, 2009, Plant Cell on p. 681-695