Timothy McNellis

Associate Professor of Plant Pathology & Environmental Microbiology

Timothy McNellis

Research Summary

Genetics, molecular biology and physiology of plant interactions with phytopathogenic bacteria. Signal transduction events involved in plant disease resistance. Genetic control of plant hypersensitive cell death.

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Most Recent Papers

An Erwinia amylovora yjeK mutant exhibits reduced virulence, increased chemical sensitivity and numerous environmentally dependent proteomic alterations

Sara M. Klee, Islam Mostafa, Sixue Chen, Craig Dufresne, brian L. Lehman, Judith P. Sinn, Kari A. Peter, Timothy W. McNellis, 2018, Molecular plant pathology on p. 1667-1678

Identification of apple miRNAs and their potential role in fire blight resistance

Elżbieta Kaja, Michał W. Szcześniak, Philip J. Jensen, Michael J. Axtell, Timothy McNellis, Izabela Makałowska, 2015, Tree Genetics and Genomes

Erwinia amylovora pyrC mutant causes fire blight despite pyrimidine auxotrophy

L. S. Ramos, J. P. Sinn, B. L. Lehman, E. E. Pfeufer, K. A. Peter, T. W. McNellis, 2015, Letters in Applied Microbiology on p. 572-579

Mapping in an apple (Malus x domestica) F<sub>1</sub> segregating population based on physical clustering of differentially expressed genes

Philip J. Jensen, Gennaro Fazio, Naomi Altman, Craig Praul, Timothy W. McNellis, 2014, BMC genomics

Mutation of the Erwinia amylovora argD gene causes arginine auxotrophy, nonpathogenicity in apples, and reduced virulence in pears

Laura S. Ramos, Brian L. Lehman, Kari A. Peter, Timothy W. McNellis, 2014, Applied and Environmental Microbiology on p. 6739-6749

The fire blight pathogen Erwinia amylovora requires the rpoN gene for pathogenicity in apple

Laura S. Ramos, Brian L. Lehman, Judith P. Sinn, Emily E. Pfeufer, Noemi O. Halbrendt, Timothy W. Mcnellis, 2013, Molecular Plant Pathology on p. 838-843

Knockdown of FIBRILLIN4 Gene Expression in Apple Decreases Plastoglobule Plastoquinone Content

Dharmendra K. Singh, Tatiana N. Laremore, Philip B. Smith, Siela N. Maximova, Timothy W. McNellis, 2012, PLoS One

Rootstock-regulated gene expression patterns associated with fire blight resistance in apple

Philip J. Jensen, Noemi Halbrendt, Gennaro Fazio, Izabela Makalowska, Naomi Altman, Craig Praul, Siela N. Maximova, Henry K. Ngugi, Robert M. Crassweller, James W. Travis, Timothy W. McNellis, 2012, BMC Genomics

FIBRILLIN4 is required for plastoglobule development and stress resistance in apple and arabidopsis

Dharmendra K. Singh, Siela N. Maximova, Philip J. Jensen, Brian L. Lehman, Henry K. Ngugi, Timothy W. McNellis, 2010, Plant Physiology on p. 1281-1293

Virulence characteristics accounting for fire blight disease severity in apple trees and seedlings

Steven A. Lee, Henry K. Ngugi, Noemi O. Halbrendt, Grace O'Keefe, Brian Lehman, James W. Travis, Judith P. Sinn, Timothy W. McNellis, 2010, Phytopathology on p. 539-550

High-Impact Papers

Rootstock-regulated gene expression patterns in apple tree scions

Philip J. Jensen, Izabela Makalowska, Naomi Altman, Gennaro Fazio, Craig Praul, Siela N. Maximova, Robert M. Crassweller, James W. Travis, Timothy W. McNellis, 2009, Tree Genetics and Genomes on p. 57-72

Rootstock-regulated gene expression patterns associated with fire blight resistance in apple

Philip J. Jensen, Noemi Halbrendt, Gennaro Fazio, Izabela Makalowska, Naomi Altman, Craig Praul, Siela N. Maximova, Henry K. Ngugi, Robert M. Crassweller, James W. Travis, Timothy W. McNellis, 2012, BMC Genomics

FIBRILLIN4 is required for plastoglobule development and stress resistance in apple and arabidopsis

Dharmendra K. Singh, Siela N. Maximova, Philip J. Jensen, Brian L. Lehman, Henry K. Ngugi, Timothy W. McNellis, 2010, Plant Physiology on p. 1281-1293

Virulence characteristics accounting for fire blight disease severity in apple trees and seedlings

Steven A. Lee, Henry K. Ngugi, Noemi O. Halbrendt, Grace O'Keefe, Brian Lehman, James W. Travis, Judith P. Sinn, Timothy W. McNellis, 2010, Phytopathology on p. 539-550

Knockdown of FIBRILLIN4 Gene Expression in Apple Decreases Plastoglobule Plastoquinone Content

Dharmendra K. Singh, Tatiana N. Laremore, Philip B. Smith, Siela N. Maximova, Timothy W. McNellis, 2012, PLoS One

Mapping in an apple (Malus x domestica) F<sub>1</sub> segregating population based on physical clustering of differentially expressed genes

Philip J. Jensen, Gennaro Fazio, Naomi Altman, Craig Praul, Timothy W. McNellis, 2014, BMC genomics

Identification of apple miRNAs and their potential role in fire blight resistance

Elżbieta Kaja, Michał W. Szcześniak, Philip J. Jensen, Michael J. Axtell, Timothy McNellis, Izabela Makałowska, 2015, Tree Genetics and Genomes

Evidence that the BONZAI1/COPINE1 protein is a calcium- and pathogen-responsive defense suppressor

Tzuu Fen Lee, Timothy W. McNellis, 2009, Plant molecular biology on p. 155-166

The fire blight pathogen Erwinia amylovora requires the rpoN gene for pathogenicity in apple

Laura S. Ramos, Brian L. Lehman, Judith P. Sinn, Emily E. Pfeufer, Noemi O. Halbrendt, Timothy W. Mcnellis, 2013, Molecular Plant Pathology on p. 838-843

Mutation of the Erwinia amylovora argD gene causes arginine auxotrophy, nonpathogenicity in apples, and reduced virulence in pears

Laura S. Ramos, Brian L. Lehman, Kari A. Peter, Timothy W. McNellis, 2014, Applied and Environmental Microbiology on p. 6739-6749