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Jeff Stuart

Jeffrey J Stuart

Professor / Insect Molecular Genetics

Department: Entomology
Phone: 765.494.4561
E-mail: stuartjj@purdue.edu

Curriculum Vitae




- Recent Publications

Khajuria, C., Williams, C. E., El Bouhssini, M., Whitworth, R. J., Richards, S., Stuart, J. J., & Chen, M. S. (2014). Deep sequencing and genome-wide analysis reveals the expansion of MicroRNA genes in the gall midge Mayetiola destructor. BMC Genomics, 14, 187. Retrieved from http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2164/14/187

Zhao, C., Navarro Escalante, L., Benatti, T., Qu, J., Chellapilla, S., Waterhouse, R. M., . . . Richards, S. (2014). A massive expansion of effector genes underlies gall-formation in the wheat pest Mayetiola destructor. Current Biology.

Harris, M. O., Friesen, T. L., Chen, M. S., Giron, D., & Stuart, J. J. (2014). Pivoting from Arabidopsis to wheat to understand how agricultural plants integrate responses to biotic stress. Journal of Experimental Botany. Retrieved from http://jxb.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2014/12/11/jxb.eru465.full

Aggarwal, R., Subramanyam, S., Zhao, C., Chen, M. S., Harris, M. O., & Stuart, J. J. (2014). Avirulence effector discovery in a plant galling and plant parasitic arthropod, the Hessian fly (Mayetiola destructor). PLoS One, 96(6), e100958. Retrieved from http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0100958

Stuart, J. J., Aggarwal, R., & Schemerhorn, B. J. (2014). Hessian fly cytogenetics. In Protocols for Cytogenetic Mapping of Arthropod Genomes (pp. 63-78). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group.

Bansal, R., Hulbert, S. H., Reese, J. C., Whitworth, R. J., Stuart, J. J., & Chen, M. S. (2013). Pyrosequencing reveals the predominance of Pseudomonadaceae in gut microbiome of a gall midge. Pathogens, 3, 459-472. Retrieved from http://www.mdpi.com/2076-0817/3/2/459

Stuart, J. J., Chen, M. S., Shukle, R., & Harris, M. O. (2012). Gall midges (Hessian flies) as plant pathogens. Annual Reviews of Phytopathology, 50, 339-358.

Harris, M. O., Freeman, T. P., Anderson, K. A., Moore, S. A., Payne, S. A., Rohfritsh, O., & Stuart, J. J. (2012). Hessian fly Avirulence gene loss-of-function defeats plant resistance without compromising the larva’s ability to induce a gall tissue. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 145(3), 238-249.

Zhao, C., Benatti, T., Aggarwal, R., Gill, N., Richards, S., & Stuart, J. J. (2011). Structural analysis of an inversion controlling sex determination in the Hessian fly. Arthropod Genomics Symposium.

Tyler, B. M., Kale, S. D., Antignani, V., Vega-Arreguin, J., Anderson, R., Gu, B., . . . Shan, W. (2011). How oomycete and fungal effectors enter plant and animal cells. Asilomar Fungal Genetics Conference.


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- Awards & Honors

President (2014). PBT Section of the Entomological Society of America.

Scholar (2014). Fulbright-Colombia.


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