Publications

Gdanetz K, Trail F. 2017. The wheat microbiome under four management strategies and potential for endophytes in disease protection. Phytobiome, In press.

Imboden L, Afton D, Trail F. 2017. Surface interactions of Fusarium graminearum on barley. Molecular Plant Pathology, in press.

Trail F, Wang Z, Stefanko K, Cubba C, Townsend JP. The ancestral levels of transcription and the evolution of sexual phenotypes in filamentous fungi. PLoS Genet 2017, 13(7):e1006867. In F1000Prime, 11 Aug 2017; DOI: 10.3410/f.727804275.793535202. F1000Prime.com/727804275#eval793535202.

David RF, Reinisch M, Trail F, Marr LC, Schmale DG. 2016. Compression tests of Fusarium graminearum ascocarps provide insights into the strength of the perithecial wall and the quantity of ascospores. Fungal Genetics and Biology 96:25-32. doi: 10.1016/j.fgb.2016.09.003.

Quesada-Ocampo L, Al-Haddad J, Scruggs AC, Buell CR, Trail F. 2016. Susceptibility of maize to stalk rot caused by Fusarium graminearum deoxynivalenol and zearalenone mutants. Phytopathology doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-09-15-0199-R.

Trail, F., A. Seminara. 2014. The mechanism of ascus firing − merging biophysical and mycological viewpoints. Fungal Biology Reviews 28:70-76.

Wang Z, F Lopez-Giraldez, N Lehr, M Farre, R Common, F Trail, JP Townsend. 2014. Global gene expression and knockout analysis reveals genes associated with fungal fruiting body development in Neurospora crassa.  Eukaryotic Cell 13:154-169.

Trail, F, DM Gardiner. 2014. Application of genomics to the study of pathogenicity and development in Fusarium. In, The Mycota: A comprehensive Treatise on Fungi as Experimental Systems for Basic and Applied Research. Fungal Genomics XIII, Second Edition. M. Nowrousian, K. Esser, eds. pp. 267-300. Invited review.

Trail, F., A. Seminara. 2014. The mechanism of ascus firing − merging biophysical and mycological viewpoints. Fungal Biology Reviews. Published ahead of press.

Wang Z, F Lopez-Giraldez, N Lehr, M Farre, R Common, F Trail, JP Townsend. 2014. Global gene expression and knockout analysis reveals genes associated with fungal fruiting body development in Neurospora crassa.  Eukaryotic Cell 13:154-169.

Trail, F., DM Gardiner. 2014. Application of genomics to the study of pathogenicity and development in Fusarium. In, The Mycota: A comprehensive Treatise on Fungi as Experimental Systems for Basic and Applied Research. Fungal Genomics XIII, Second Edition. M. Nowrousian, K. Esser, eds. pp. 267-300. Invited review.

Ma, L-J, DM Geiser, RH Proctor, AP  Rooney, K O’Donnell, F Trail, DM Gardiner, JM Manners, K Kazan. 2013. Fusarium Pathogenomics, Annual Review of Microbiology, 67:399- 416.

Trail, F. 2013. Sex and Fruiting in Fusarium. In, Fusarium: genomics, molecular and cellular biology. Daren Brown and Robert Proctor, eds. Horizon Scientific Press and Caister Academic Press, Norwich, UK.

Harrison, N., Cavinder, B., Townsend, JP,  and Trail, F. 2013. Optimized primers and other critical conditions for efficient fusion PCR to generate knockout vectors in filamentous fungi. Fungal Genetics Reports 60: 1 – 10.

O’Connell, R.J., MR Thon, S Hacquard, SG Amyotte, J Kleeman, MF Torres, U Damm, EA Buiate, L Epstein, N Alkan, J Altmuller, L Alvarado-Balderrama, CA Bauser, C Becker, BW Birren, Z Chen, J Choi, JA Crouch, JP Duvick, MA Farman, P Gan, D Heiman, B Henrissat, RJ Howard, M Kabbage, C Koch, B Karcher, Y Kuba, AD Law, M-H Lebrun, Y-H Lee, I Miyara, N Moore, U Neumann, K Nordstrom, DG Pannacione, R Panstruga, M Place, RH Proctor, D Prusky, G Rech, R Reinhardt, JA Rollins, S Rounsley, CL Schardl, DC Schwartz, N Shenoy, K Shirasu, UR Sikhakolli, K Stuber, SA Sukno, JA Sweigard, Y Takano, H Takahara F Trail, HC van der Does, LM Voll, I Will, S Young, Q Zeng, J Zhang, S Zhou, MB Dickman, P Schulze-Lefert, EVL van Themaat, L-J Ma, LJ Vaillancourt. 2012. Life-style transitions in plant pathogenic Colletotrichum fungi deciphered by genome and transcriptome analyses. Nature Genetics 44:1060-1065.

Sikhakolli, U.R., López-Giráldez, F., Li, N., Common, R., Townsend, J.P., and Trail, F. 2012. Transcriptome analyses during fruiting body formation in Fusarium graminearum and F. verticillioides reflect species life history and ecology. Fungal Genetics and Biology, 49:663-673.

Wang, Z., Lehr, N., Trail, F. and J.P. Townsend. 2012. Differential impact of nutrition on developmental and metabolic gene expression during fruiting body development in Neurospora crassa. Fungal Genetics and Biology 49:405-413.

Cavinder, B. and Trail, F. 2012. The role of Fig1, a component of the Low Affinity Calcium Uptake System (LACS), in growth and sexual development of filamentous fungi. Eukaryotic Cell, 11(8):p. 987-988. DOI: 10.1128/EC.00007-12..

Cavinder, B., Sikhakolli, U., Fellows, K. M., Trail, F. 2012. Sexual Development and Ascospore Discharge in Fusarium graminearum. J. Vis. Exp. 61: e3895, DOI: 10.3791/3895.

Hallen-Adams, H.E., Wenner, N., Kuldau, G.A., and F. Trail. 2011. Deoxynivalenol biosynthesis-related gene expression during wheat kernel colonization by Fusarium graminearum. Phytopathology 101:1091-1096 COVER.

Hallen-Adams, H.E., Cavinder, B.L. and Trail, F. Fusarium graminearum from expression analysis to functional assays. In: Fungal Genomics: Methods and Protocols.  J.-R. Xu and B.H. Bluhm, eds. Methods in Microbiology Vol. 722. 2011. Humana Press, pp79-1022.

Cavinder, B., Hamam, A., Lew, R.R. and F. Trail. 2011. Mid1, a mechanosensitive calcium ion channel, affects growth, development, and ascospore discharge in the filamentous fungus Gibberella zeae. Eukaryotic Cell 10: 832-841. COVER.Min, K., Lee, J., Kim, J.-C., Kim, S. G., Kim, Y. H., Vogel, S., Trail*, F., Lee*, Y.-W. 2010. A novel gene, ROA, is required for proper morphogenesis and discharge of ascospores in Gibberella zeae. Eukaryotic Cell, 9:1495-1503. *Corresponding authorship shared.

Baldwin, T., I. Gaffoor, J. Antoniw, C. Andries, J. Guenther, M. Urban, K. Hammond-Kosack, F. Trail. 2010. A partial chromosomal deletion caused by random plasmid integration resulted in a reduced virulence phenotype in Fusarium graminearum. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 23:1083-1096.

Fakhouri, W.D., Nunez, J.L., Trail, F. 2010. Atrazine binds to the growth hormone releaseing hormone receptor and affects growth hormone gene expression.  Environmental Health Perspectives doi:10.1289/ehp.0900738.

Guenther, JC, Hallen-Adams, HE, Bucking, H, Shachar-Hill, Y and F. Trail 2009. Triacylglyceride metabolism by Fusarium graminearum during colonization and sexual development on wheat. 2009. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 22:1492-1503.

Hallen, H., and F. Trail. 2008. The L-type calcium ion channel, Cch1, affects ascospore discharge and mycelial growth in the filamentous fungus Gibberella zeae (anamorph Fusarium graminearum). Eukaryotic Cell. 7:415-424.

C Cuomo, U Güldener, JR Xu, F Trail, BG Turgeon, A Di Pietro, JD Walton, L-J Ma, S Baker, M Rep, G Adam, J Antoniw, T Baldwin, S Calvo, Y-L Chang, D DeCaprio, LR. Gale, S Gnerre, RS Goswami, K Hammond-Kosack, LJ Harris, K Hilburn, JC Kennell, S Kroken, JK Magnuson, G Mannhaupt, E Mauceli, H-W Mewes, R Mitterbauer, G Muehlbauer, M Münsterkötter, D Nelson, K O'Donnell, T Ouellet, W Qi, H Quesneville, MI Roncero, K-Y Seong, IV Tetko, M Urban, C Waalwijk, TJ Ward, J Yao, BW Birren, HC Kistler. 2007. The Fusarium graminearum genome reveals a link between localized polymorphism and pathogen specialization. Science 317: 1400-1402.

Hallen, H., Huebner, M., Shiu, S.-H., Guldener, U., and F. Trail. 2007. Gene expression shifts during perithecium development in Gibberella zeae (anamorph Fusarium graminearum), with particular emphasis on ion transport proteins. Fungal Genetics and Biology 44: 1146-1156.

Qi, W., Kwon, C. and F. Trail. 2006. Microarray analysis of transcript accumulation during perithecium development in Gibberella zeae (anamorph Fusarium graminearum).  Molecular Genetics and Genomics 276:87-100.

Goswami, R., Xu, J.R., Trail, F. Hilburn, K. and H. C. Kistler. 2006. Genomic analysis of host-pathogen interaction between Fusarium graminearum and wheat during early stages of disease development. Microbiology 152:1877-1890.

Gueldener, U., K.-Y. Seong, J. Boddu, S. Cho, F. Trail, J.-R. Xu, G. Adam, H.-W. Mewes, G.J. Muehlbauer, and H. C. Kistler. 2006. Development of a Fusarium graminearum Affymetrix GeneChip For profiling fungal gene expression in vitro and in planta. Fungal Genetics and Biology, 43 (5): 316-325.

Gaffoor, I., and F. Trail. 2006. Characterization of two polyketide synthase genes involved in zearalenone biosynthesis in Gibberella zeae. Appl. and Environ. Microbiol. 72:1793-1799.

Gaffoor, I., Brown, D. W., Plattner, R., Proctor, R. H., Qi, W., and Trail, F. 2005. Functional analysis of the polyketide synthase genes in the filamentous fungus Gibberella zeae (anamorph Fusarium graminearum). Euk Cell. 4:1926-1933.

Trail, F., Gaffoor, I., and Vogel, S. 2005. Ejection mechanics and trajectory of the ascospores of Gibberella zeae (anamorph Fusarium graminearum). Fungal Genetics and Biology: 42:528-533

Guenther, J. and Trail, F. 2005. The development and differentiation of Gibberella zeae (anamorph: Fusarium graminearum) during colonization of wheat. Mycologia 97 (1): 232-240.  COVER.
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Gdanetz K, Trail F. 2017. The wheat microbiome under four management strategies and potential for endophytes in disease protection. Phytobiome, In press.

Imboden L, Afton D, Trail F. 2017. Surface interactions of Fusarium graminearum on barley. Molecular Plant Pathology, in press.

Trail F, Wang Z, Stefanko K, Cubba C, Townsend JP. The ancestral levels of transcription and the evolution of sexual phenotypes in filamentous fungi. PLoS Genet 2017, 13(7):e1006867. In F1000Prime, 11 Aug 2017; DOI: 10.3410/f.727804275.793535202. F1000Prime.com/727804275#eval793535202.

David RF, Reinisch M, Trail F, Marr LC, Schmale DG. 2016. Compression tests of Fusarium graminearum ascocarps provide insights into the strength of the perithecial wall and the quantity of ascospores. Fungal Genetics and Biology 96:25-32. doi: 10.1016/j.fgb.2016.09.003.

Quesada-Ocampo L, Al-Haddad J, Scruggs AC, Buell CR, Trail F. 2016. Susceptibility of maize to stalk rot caused by Fusarium graminearum deoxynivalenol and zearalenone mutants. Phytopathology doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-09-15-0199-R.

Trail, F., A. Seminara. 2014. The mechanism of ascus firing − merging biophysical and mycological viewpoints. Fungal Biology Reviews 28:70-76.

Wang Z, F Lopez-Giraldez, N Lehr, M Farre, R Common, F Trail, JP Townsend. 2014. Global gene expression and knockout analysis reveals genes associated with fungal fruiting body development in Neurospora crassa.  Eukaryotic Cell 13:154-169.

Trail, F, DM Gardiner. 2014. Application of genomics to the study of pathogenicity and development in Fusarium. In, The Mycota: A comprehensive Treatise on Fungi as Experimental Systems for Basic and Applied Research. Fungal Genomics XIII, Second Edition. M. Nowrousian, K. Esser, eds. pp. 267-300. Invited review.