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Dr. Harris utilizes genomic and proteomic analysis to study plant/pathogen interactions at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.
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Dr. Harris utilizes genomic and proteomic analysis to study plant/pathogen interactions at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.
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Genomics and proteomics analysis of plant/pathogen interactions(maize/Fusarium graminearum), identification and characterization of fungal pathogenicity genes and maize Fusarium resistance mechanisms, maize genetics, transcriptome profiling of agriculture/biofuel-relevant plant and fungal species using Agilent custom oligomer arrays, comparative fungal genomics via nextgen sequencing of genomic DNA, mycotoxin biosynthesis and regulation
Researcher Information
Research Scientist
Eastern Cereal & Oilseed Research Centre
Building #21
Central Experimental Farm
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1A 0C6
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Biography

Research Scientist with Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada since 1990. Currently Principal investigator of three research projects and co-applicant of two other projects funded by government and industry (e.g. AAFC, Canadian Crop Genomics Initiative, Agricultural Bioproducts Innovation Program, Genome Alberta, Iogen Energy Corp.)

 

Researcher Information
Research Scientist
Eastern Cereal & Oilseed Research Centre
Building #21
Central Experimental Farm
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1A 0C6


Key Publications
Harris, L.J., Alexander, N.J., Saparno, A., Blackwell, B., McCormick, S.P., Desjardins, A.E., Robert, L.S., Tinker, N., Hattori, J., Piché, C., Schernthaner, J., Watson, R., Ouellet, T. A novel gene cluster in Fusarium graminearum contains a gene that contributes to butenolide synthesis. Fungal Genet. Biol., 2007, 44: 293-306.
Cuomo, C.A., Güldener, U., Xu, J.-R., Trail, F., Turgeon, B.G., Di Pietro, A., Walton, J.D., Ma, L.-J., Baker, S.E., Rep, M., Adam, G., Antoniw, J., Baldwin, T., Calvo, S., Chang, Y.-L., DeCaprio, D., Gale, L.R., Gnerre, S., Goswami, R.S., Hammond-Kosack, K., Harris, L.J., Hilburn, K., Kennell, J.C., Kroken, S., and others. The Fusarium graminearum genome reveals a link between localized polymorphism and pathogen specialization, Science, 2007, 317: 1400-1402.
Taylor, R., Saparno, A., Blackwell, B., Anoop, V., Gleddie, S., Tinker, N., Harris, L.J. Proteomic analyses of Fusarium graminearum grown under mycotoxin-inducing conditions. Proteomics, 2008, 8: 2256-2265
McCormick, S.P., Alexander, N.J., Harris, L.J. 2010. CLM1 in Fusarium graminearum encodes a longiborneol synthase that is required for culmorin production. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 76: 136-141.
Berthelet, S., Usher, J., Shulist, K., Hamza, A., Maltez, N., Johnston, A., Fong, Y., Harris, L.J., Baetz, K. 2010. Functional genomics analysis of the Saccharomyces cerevisiae iron responsive transcription factor Aft1 reveals iron-independent functions. Genetics 185: 1129-1134.
Researcher Information
Research Scientist
Eastern Cereal & Oilseed Research Centre
Building #21
Central Experimental Farm
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1A 0C6


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CATEGORIES
Application Area
Agriculture, Bioproducts and biomaterials, Environment
Disciplinary Focus
Experimental biology and chemistry
Research Paradigm
Focused-scope projects, Large-scale projects
Core Technology
Nucleic acids: Gene expression systems, Microarrays, RNA technologies
Proteins: Protein expression and purification
Organism
Fusarium graminearum, Trichoderma reesei, Micro-organism, Plant
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