NOTABLE JOURNAL ARTICLES
Eschen-Lippold, L., X. Jiang, J.M. Elmore, D. Mackey, L. Shan, G. Coaker, D. Scheel, J. Lee 2016. Bacterial AvrRpt2-like cysteine proteases block activation of the Arabidopsis mitogen activated protein kinases, MPK4 and MPK11. Plant Physiol. DOI:10.1104/pp.16.00336.
Jin, L., J.H. Ham, R. Hage, J. Soto-Hernández, S.Y. Lee, S.M. Paek, D. Majerczak, M.G. Kim, C. Boone, D.L. Coplin, and D. Mackey 2016. Direct and Indirect Targeting of PP2A by Conserved Bacterial Type-III Effector Proteins. PLoS Pathogens. DOI:10.1371/journal.ppat.1005609: 1-33.
Asselin, J.E., J. Lin, A.L. Perez-Quintero, I. Gentzel, D. Majerczak, S.O. Opiyo, W. Zhao, S.M. Paek, M.G. Kim, D.L. Coplin, J.J. Blakeslee and D. Mackey 2015. Perturbation of maize phenylpropanoid metabolism by an AvrE-family type III Effector from Pantoea stewartii. Plant Physiol. 167: 1117-1135.
Andersson, M.X., A.K. Nilsson, O.N. Johansson, L.E. Adolfsson, F. Pinosa, C.G. Petit, H. Aronsson, D. Mackey, M. Tör, M. Hamberg and M. Ellerström 2015. The isothiocyanate sulforaphane is a signaling molecule of Arabidopsis local defense responses and the hypersensitive response. Plant Physiol. 167: 251-261.
Breitenbach, H.K., M. Wenig, F. Wittek, L. Jordá, A.M. Maldonado-Alconada, H. Sarioglu, T. Colby, C. Knappe, E. Pabst, D. Mackey, J.E. Parker, and A.C. Vlot 2014. Contrasting roles of apoplastic aspartyl protease AED1 and legume lectin-like protein LLP1 in Arabidopsis systemic acquired resistance. Plant Physiol. 165: 791-809.
Gangadharan, A., M.V. Sreerekha, J. Whitehill, J.H. Ham, and D. Mackey 2013. The Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato DC3000 type III effector HopM1 suppresses a non-canonical pathway that promotes PR-1 expression in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLoS One 8: e82032.
Venkatakrishnan, S., D. Mackey, and I. Meier 2013. Functional investigation of plant specific long coiled-coil proteins, PAMP INDUCED COILED-COIL (PICC) and PICC-LIKE (PICL) in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLoS One 8: e57283.
Geng, X., J. Cheng, A. Gangadharan, and D. Mackey 2012. The coronatine toxin of Pseudomonas syringae is a multifunctional suppressor of Arabidopsis defense. Plant Cell 24: 4763-74.
Afzal, A.J., L. da Cunha, and D. Mackey 2011. Separable Fragments and Membrane Tethering of Arabidopsis RIN4 Regulate Its Suppression of PAMP-Triggered Immunity. Plant Cell 10: 3798-811.
Chung, E.H., L. da Cunha, A.J. Wu, Z. Gao, K. Cherkis, A.J. Afzal, D. Mackey, J.L. Dangl 2011. Specific threonine phosphorylation of a host target by two unrelated type III effectors activates a host innate immune receptor in plants. Cell Host & Microbe 9: 125-36.
Ham, J.H., D.R. Majerczak, K. Nomura, C. Mecey, F. Uribe, S. Y. He, D. Mackey, and D.L. Coplin 2009. Multiple virulence activities of the AvrE-family proteins WtsE and AvrE1 require G-protein-mimicking motifs. Mol Plant-Microbe Interact 22: 703–712.
Kim M.G., X. Geng, S.Y. Lee, and D. Mackey 2009. The Pseudomonas syringae Type III Effector AvrRpm1 Induces Significant Defenses by Activating the Arabidopsis NB-LRR-protein RPS2. Plant J 57: 645–653.
Ham, J.H., D.R. Majerczak, S. Ewert, S. Mysore-Venkatarau, D. Mackey, and D.L. Coplin 2008. WtsE, the AvrE-family type III effector protein of Pantoea stewartii subsp. stewartii, causes cell death in nonhost plants. Mol Plant Pathol 9: 633-643.
Ham, J.H., M.G. Kim, S.Y. Lee, and D. Mackey 2007. Layered basal defenses underlie nonhost resistance of Arabidopsis to Pseudomonas syringae pv. phaseolicola. Plant J 51: 604-616.
Andersson, M.X., O. Kourtchenko, J.L. Dangl, D. Mackey, and M. Ellerström 2006. Phospholipase dependent signaling during the AvrRpm1 and AvrRpt2-induced disease resistance response in Arabidopsis thaliana, Plant J 47: 947-959.
Ham, J.H., D.R. Majerczak, A. Arroyo-Rodriguez, D. Mackey, and D.L. Coplin 2006. WtsE, an AvrE-family effector protein from Pantoea stewartii subsp. stewartii, causes disease-associated cell death in corn and requires a chaperone protein for stability. Mol Plant-Microbe Interact 19: 1092-1102.
Kim, M.G., L. da Cunha, A.J. McFall, Y. Belkhadir, S. DebRoy, J.L. Dangl, and D. Mackey 2005. Two Pseudomonas syringae type III effectors inhibit RIN4-regulated basal defense in Arabidopsis. Cell 121: 749-759.
Belkhadir, Y., Z. Nimchuk, D.A. Hubert, D. Mackey, and J.L. Dangl 2004. Arabidopsis RIN4 Negatively Regulates Disease Resistance Mediated by RPS2 and RPM1 Downstream or Independent of the NDR1 Signal Modulator and Is Not Required for the Virulence Functions of Bacterial Type III Effectors AvrRpt2 or AvrRpm1. Plant Cell 16: 2822-2835.
Mackey, D., Y. Belkhadir, J.M. Alonso, J.R. Ecker, and J.L. Dangl 2003. Arabidopsis RIN4 Is a Target of the Type III Virulence Effector AvrRpt2 and Modulates RPS2-Mediated Resistance. Cell 112: 379-389.
Mackey, D., B.F. Holt, A. Wiig, and J.L. Dangl 2002. RIN4 Interacts with Pseudomonas syringae Type III Effector Molecules and Is Required for RPM1-Mediated Resistance in Arabidopsis. Cell 108: 743-754.
Invited Presentations and Instruction
Manipulation of plant signaling by bacterial effector proteins. Instructior, Illeme Cycle Romand en Sciences Biologiques, September 2003, Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland.
Plant resistance to bacterial pathogens relies on layered basal defense responses. The Sainsbury Laboratory, October 2005, Norwich, United Kingdom.
Layers of defense restrict the growth of a nonhost bacteria in Arabidopsis. 12th International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, December 2005, Cancun, Mexico.
Nonhost resistance to a plant pathogenic bacteria is based on layered defense responses. The American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, May 2006, Orlando, Florida.
RIN4 is a regulator of immune defense in Arabidopsis and a target of AvrRpm1 from Pseudomonas syringae. The American Phytopathological Society General Meeting, August 2006, Quebec City, Canada.
Hostilities between Arabidopsis thaliana and Pseudomonas syringae. University of Missouri, September, 2006, Columbia, Missouri.
Plant innate immunity; how do so few receptors do so much? University of Fribourg, January 2007, Fribourg, Switzerland.
Confrontation between Arabidopsis thaliana and Pseudomonas syringae: many battles decide the war! Max Planck Institute for Plant Research, January 2007, Cologne, Germany.
Confrontation between plants and phytopathogenic bacteria: many battles decide the war! Montana State University, April 2007, Bozeman, Montana.
Basal defenses underlying bacterial resistance. British Society of Plant Pathology Presidential Meeting entitled: Attack and Defence in Plant Disease, September 2007, University of Bath, United Kingdom.
Dissecting functions of RIN4, an Arabidopsis protein linking basal and R-gene mediated defenses. University of Toronto, April 2008, Toronto, Canada.
RIN4 is a multifunctional regulator of Arabidopsis immune defense against Pseudomonas syringae. 14th International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, July 2009, Quebec City, Canada.
Mechanisms of plant immune function against potentially pathogenic bacteria. Instructor, PhD student workshop on “The interactions between plants and microorganisms: from virulence to symbiosis” Gothenburg University, September 2009, Gothenburg, Sweden.
Repression versus derepression: regulating the magnitude of plant defense responses against phytopathogenic bacteria. Virginia Tech University, November 2009, Blacksburg, Virginia.
Repression versus derepression: regulating the magnitude of plant defense responses against phytopathogenic bacteria. Texas A&M University, March 2010, College Station, Texas.
Practical Summer Workshop in Functional Genomics. Instructor, Ohio State University, June 2010, Columbus, Ohio.
The virulence activity of WtsE, a key type III effector protein from the maize pathogen Pantoea stewartii. NIFA Awardee Meeting, July 2011, Washington, D.C.
Practical Summer Workshop in Functional Genomics. Instructor, Ohio State University, June 2012, Columbus, Ohio.
Complex interplay between pathogens and the innate immune system of plants. Gyeongsang National University, October 2012, Gyeongsang, South Korea.
Complex interplay between pathogens and the innate immune system of plants. Korean Rural Development Administration, October 2012, Suwon, South Korea.
Complex interplay between pathogens and the innate immune system of plants. Dong-A University, October 2012, Busan, South Korea.
Targeting of the innate immune system of plants by bacterial virulence factors. Symposium of the Systems and Synthetic Agrobiotech Center, Gyeongsang National University, October 2013, Gyeongsang, South Korea.
Direct and indirect targeting of sub-component-specific phosphatase complexes by redundant bacterial type III effector proteins. University of Missouri, October, 2013, Columbia, Missouri.
Practical Summer Workshop in Functional Genomics. Instructor, Ohio State University, June 2014, Columbus, Ohio.
Targeting of specific isoforms of PP2A by a conserved family of type III effector proteins. 16th International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, July, 2014, Rhodes, Greece.
A conserved family of bacterial virulence factors target specific isoforms of protein phosphatase 2A to perturb plant metabolism and defense. The 3rd International Gyeongsang National University Symposium, September, 2014, Jinju, South Korea.
Studies of model and crop plants reveal molecular and system level functions of a conserved family of bacterial virulence proteins. Purdue University, December 2015, West Lafayette, Indiana.