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Professor Nick Talbot

Group Leader & TSL Executive Director
Nick Talbot Group

Publications

Richards TA, Talbot NJ (2018)

Osmotrophy. Curr Biol. 2018 Oct 22;28(20):R1179-R1180. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.07.069.

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Foster AJ, Martin-Urdiroz M, Yan X, Wright HS, Soanes DM, Talbot NJ (2018)

CRISPR-Cas9 ribonucleoprotein-mediated co-editing and counterselection in the rice blast fungus. Sci Rep. 2018 Sep 25;8(1):14355. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-32702-w.

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Gupta DR, Avila CR, Win J, Soanes DM, Ryder LS, Croll D, Bhattacharjee P, Hossain MS, Mahmud NU, Mehebub MS, Surovy MZ, Rahman MM, Talbot N, Kamoun S, Islam MT (2018)

Cautionary Notes on Use of the MoT3 Diagnostic Assay for Magnaporthe oryzae Wheat and Rice Blast Isolates. Phytopathology. 2018 Sep 25. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-06-18-0199-LE.

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Ganeshan VD, Opiyo SO, Mutiga SK, Rotich F, Thuranira DM, Were VM, Ouedraogo I, Zhou B, Soanes DM, Correll JC, Wang GL, Talbot NJ, Mitchell TK (2018)

A Genome-Wide Association Study Identifies SNP Markers for Virulence in Magnaporthe oryzae Isolates from Sub-Saharan Africa. bioRxiv preprint Sep 14, 2018 doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/418509

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Kershaw MJ, Basiewicz M, Soanes D, Yan X, Ryder LS, Csukai M, Valent B, Talbot N (2018)

Magnaporthe oryzae SMO1 encodes a Ras GTPase-activating protein required for spore morphology, appressorium function and rice blast disease. bioRxiv preprint Aug 08, 2018 doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/388298

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Gupta DR, Reyes-Avila CS, Win J, Soanes DM, Ryder LS, Daniel Croll D, Bhattacharjee P, Hossain MS, Mahmud NU, Mehbub MS, Surovy MZ, Talbot NJ, Kamoun S, Islam MT (2018)

The MoT3 assay does not distinguish between Magnaporthe oryzae wheat and rice blast isolates from Bangladesh. bioRxiv preprint Jun 14, 2018 doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/345215

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Sakulkoo W, Osés-Ruiz M, Oliveira Garcia E, Soanes DM, Littlejohn GR, Hacker C, Correia A, Valent B, Talbot NJ (2018)

A single fungal MAP kinase controls plant cell-to-cell invasion by the rice blast fungus. Science. 2018 Mar 23;359(6382):1399-1403. doi: 10.1126/science.aaq0892.

Oses-Ruiz M, NJ Talbot (2017)

Cell cycle-dependent regulation of plant infection by the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. Commun Integr Biol. 2017 Oct 5;10(5-6):e1372067. doi: 10.1080/19420889.2017.1372067.

Yue X, Que Y, Deng S, Xu L, Oses-Ruiz M, Talbot NJ, Peng Y, Wang Z (2017)

The cyclin dependent kinase subunit Cks1 is required for infection-associated development of the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. Environ Microbiol. 2017 Oct;19(10):3959-3981. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.13796.

Galhano R, Illana A, Ryder LS, Rodríguez-Romero J, Demuez M, Badaruddin M, Martinez-Rocha AL, Soanes DM, Studholme DJ, Talbot NJ, Sesma A (2017)

Tpc1 is an important Zn(II)2Cys6 transcriptional regulator required for polarized growth and virulence in the rice blast fungus. PLoS Pathog. 2017 Jul 24;13(7):e1006516. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006516.

Mutiga SK, Rotich F, Ganeshan VD, Mwongera DT, Mgonja EM, Were VM, Harvey JW, Zhou B, Wasilwa L, Feng C, Ouédraogo I, Wang GL, Mitchell TK, Talbot NJ, Correll JC (2017)

Assessment of the Virulence Spectrum and Its Association with Genetic Diversity in Magnaporthe oryzae Populations from Sub-Saharan Africa. Phytopathology. 2017 Jul;107(7):852-863. doi: 10.1094/PHYTO-08-16-0319-R.

Foster AJ, Ryder L, Kershaw MJ, Talbot NJ (2017)

The role of glycerol in the pathogenic lifestyle of the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. Environ Microbiol. 2017 Mar;19(3):1008-1016. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.13688.

Osés-Ruiz M, Sakulkoo W, Littlejohn GR, Martin-Urdiroz M, Talbot NJ (2017)

Two independent S-phase checkpoints regulate appressorium-mediated plant infection by the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Jan 10;114(2):E237-E244. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1611307114.

Yan X, Talbot NJ (2016)

Investigating the cell biology of plant infection by the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. Curr Opin Microbiol. 2016 Dec;34:147-153. doi: 10.1016/j.mib.2016.10.001.

Martin-Urdiroz M, Oses-Ruiz M, Ryder LS, Talbot NJ (2016)

Investigating the biology of plant infection by the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. Fungal Genet Biol. 2016 May;90:61-68. doi: 10.1016/j.fgb.2015.12.009.

Gupta YK, Dagdas YF, Martinez-Rochaa A-L, Kershaw MJ, Littlejohn GR, Rydera LS, Sklenar J, Menke F, Talbot NJ (2015)

Septin-Dependent Assembly of the Exocyst Is Essential for Plant Infection by Magnaporthe oryzae. The Plant Cell doi: http:/​/​dx.​doi.​org/​10.​1105/​tpc.​15.​00552

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Ryder LS, Talbot NJ (2015)

Regulation of appressorium development in pathogenic fungi. Curr Opin Plant Biol. 2015 Aug;26:8-13. doi: 10.1016/j.pbi.2015.05.013

Perez-Nadales E, Nogueira MF, Baldin C, Castanheira S, El Ghalid M, Grund E, Lengeler K, Marchegiani E, Mehrotra PV, Moretti M, Naik V, Oses-Ruiz M, Oskarsson T, Schäfer K, Wasserstrom L, Brakhage AA, Gow NA, Kahmann R, Lebrun MH, Perez-Martin J, Di Pietro A, Talbot NJ, Toquin V, Walther A, Wendland J (2014)

Fungal model systems and the elucidation of pathogenicity determinants. Fungal Genet Biol. 2014 Sep;70:42-67. doi: 10.1016/j.fgb.2014.06.011.

Li Y, Yue X, Que Y, Yan X, Ma Z, Talbot NJ, Wang Z (2014)

Characterisation of four LIM protein-encoding genes involved in infection-related development and pathogenicity by the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. PLoS One. 2014 Feb 5;9(2):e88246. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088246.

Yan X, Que Y, Wang H, Wang C, Li Y, Yue X, Ma Z, Talbot NJ, Wang Z (2013)

The MET13 methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene is essential for infection-related morphogenesis in the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. PLoS One. 2013 Oct 7;8(10):e76914. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076914.

Ryder LS, Dagdas YF, Mentlak TA, Kershaw MJ, Thornton CR, Schuster M, Chen J, Wang Z, Talbot NJ (2013)

NADPH oxidases regulate septin-mediated cytoskeletal remodeling during plant infection by the rice blast fungus. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Feb 19;110(8):3179-84. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1217470110

Ryder LS, Harris BD, Soanes DM, Kershaw MJ, Talbot NJ, Thornton CR (2012)

Saprotrophic competitiveness and biocontrol fitness of a genetically modified strain of the plant-growth-promoting fungus Trichoderma hamatum GD12. Microbiology. 2012 Jan;158(Pt 1):84-97. doi: 10.1099/mic.0.051854-0.

Dagdas YF, Yoshino K, Dagdas G, Ryder LS, Bielska E, Steinberg G, Talbot NJ (2012)

Septin-mediated plant cell invasion by the rice blast fungus, Magnaporthe oryzae. Science. 2012 Jun 22;336(6088):1590-5. doi: 10.1126/science.1222934.

Mentlak TA, Kombrink A, Shinya T, Ryder LS, Otomo I, Saitoh H, Terauchi R, Nishizawa Y, Shibuya N, Thomma BP, Talbot NJ (2012)

Effector-mediated suppression of chitin-triggered immunity by Magnaporthe oryzae is necessary for rice blast disease. Plant Cell. 2012 Jan;24(1):322-35. doi: 10.1105/tpc.111.092957.

Yan X, Li Y, Yue X, Wang C, Que Y, Kong D, Ma Z, Talbot NJ, Wang Z (2011)

Two novel transcriptional regulators are essential for infection-related morphogenesis and pathogenicity of the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. PLoS Pathog. 2011 Dec;7(12):e1002385. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002385.

Yan X, Ma WB, Li Y, Wang H, Que YW, Ma ZH, Talbot NJ, Wang ZY (2011)

A sterol 14α-demethylase is required for conidiation, virulence and for mediating sensitivity to sterol demethylation inhibitors by the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. Fungal Genet Biol. 2011 Feb;48(2):144-53. doi: 10.1016/j.fgb.2010.09.005.

Li Y, Liang S, Yan X, Wang H, Li D, Soanes DM, Talbot NJ, Wang Z, Wang Z (2010)

Characterization of MoLDB1 required for vegetative growth, infection-related morphogenesis, and pathogenicity in the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2010 Oct;23(10):1260-74. doi: 10.1094/MPMI-03-10-0052.

Li Y, Yan X, Wang H, Liang S, Ma WB, Fang MY, Talbot NJ, Wang ZY (2010)

MoRic8 Is a novel component of G-protein signaling during plant infection by the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2010 Mar;23(3):317-31. doi: 10.1094/MPMI-23-3-0317.

Foster AJ, Jenkinson JM, Talbot NJ (2003)

Trehalose synthesis and metabolism are required at different stages of plant infection by Magnaporthe grisea. EMBO J. 2003 Jan 15;22(2):225-35.