Miss Joanna Feehan

PhD Student
Jonathan Jones Group

My thesis research aims to define the required downstream signaling components for the immune receptor pair RPS4 and RRS1 through discovery of new genes by forward genetics, and mechanistic investigations of known components.


Sun X, Lapin D, Feehan JM, Stolze SC, Kramer K, Dongus JA, Rzemieniewski J, Blanvillain-Baufume S, Harzen A, Bautor J, Derbyshire P, Menke FLH, Finkemeier I, Nakagami H, Jones JDG, Parker JE (2020)

Pathogen effector recognition-dependent association of NRG1 with EDS1 and SAG101 in TNL receptor immunity. bioRxiv preprint Dec 22, 2020 doi:

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Feehan JM, Castel B, Bentham AR, Jones JD (2020)

Plant NLRs Get by With a Little Help From Their Friends. Curr Opin Plant Biol. 2020 Jun 14;56:99-108. doi: 10.1016/j.pbi.2020.04.006.

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Feehan JM, Stanar P, Tam BM, Chiu C, Moritz OL (2018)

Generation and Analysis of Xenopus laevis Models of Retinal Degeneration Using CRISPR/Cas9. Methods Mol Biol. 2019;1834:193-207. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-8669-9_14.

Feehan JM, Chiu CN, Stanar P, Tam BM, Ahmed SN, Moritz OL (2017)

Modeling Dominant and Recessive Forms of Retinitis Pigmentosa by Editing Three Rhodopsin-Encoding Genes in Xenopus laevis Using Crispr/Cas9. Sci Rep. 2017 Jul 31;7(1):6920. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-07153-4.

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Li X, Yu VY, Lin Y, Chomvong K, Estrela R, Park A, Liang JM, Znameroski EA, Feehan J, Kim SR, Jin YS, Glass NL, Cate JH (2015)

Expanding xylose metabolism in yeast for plant cell wall conversion to biofuels. eLife, 4. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.05896