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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Erwinia Amylovora Virulence Malus Genes Apples Phenotype Mutation Proteomics Mutant Proteins Arginine Fruit Pyrus Gene Expression Mutants Plasmids Growth Protein Infection Pears Gene Factor Ef P Pyrimidine Population Lipids

Most Recent Papers

Virulence genetics of an erwinia amylovora putative polysaccharide transporter family member

Sara M. Klee, Judith P. Sinn, Elena Christian, Aleah C. Holmes, Kaixi Zhao, Brian L. Lehman, Kari A. Peter, Cristina Rosa, Timothy W. McNellis, 2020, Journal of Bacteriology

Flowering locus t chimeric protein induces floral precocity in edible citrus

Judith P. Sinn, Jeremy B. Held, Chad Vosburg, Sara M. Klee, Vladimir Orbovic, Earl L. Taylor, Tim R. Gottwald, Ed Stover, Gloria A. Moore, Timothy W. McNellis, 2020, Plant Biotechnology Journal

The apple fruitlet model system for fire blight disease

Sara M. Klee, Judith P. Sinn, Timothy W. McNellis, 2019, on p. 187-198

Erwinia amylovora auxotrophic mutant exometabolomics and virulence on apples

Sara M. Klee, Judith P. Sinn, Melissa Finley, Erik L. Allman, Philip B. Smith, Osaretin Aimufua, Viji Sitther, Brian L. Lehman, Teresa Krawczyk, Kari A. Peter, Timothy W. McNellis, 2019, Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Extragenic suppression of elongation factor P gene mutant phenotypes in erwinia amylovora

Sara M. Klee, Judith P. Sinn, Aleah C. Holmes, Brian L. Lehman, Teresa Krawczyk, Kari A. Peter, Timothy W. McNellis, 2019, Journal of Bacteriology

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

Most-Cited Papers

Fibrillin protein function

Dharmendra K. Singh, Timothy W. McNellis, 2011, Trends in Plant Science on p. 432-441

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

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

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

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

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

Erwinia amylovora auxotrophic mutant exometabolomics and virulence on apples

Sara M. Klee, Judith P. Sinn, Melissa Finley, Erik L. Allman, Philip B. Smith, Osaretin Aimufua, Viji Sitther, Brian L. Lehman, Teresa Krawczyk, Kari A. Peter, Timothy W. McNellis, 2019, Applied and Environmental Microbiology

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

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

The apple fruitlet model system for fire blight disease

Sara M. Klee, Judith P. Sinn, Timothy W. McNellis, 2019, on p. 187-198