PLP550 Fall 2011

Attachment and Infection by Magnaporthe oryzae

Advanced Mycology Lectures - Marc Orbach

Lecture 1 - Genetics, history (PPT)

Lecture 2 - Mating Type Systems (PPT)

Lecture 3 - Mutagenesis (PPT)

Lecture 4 - Transformation Approaches (PPT)

Lecture 5 - Eukaryotic/Fungal Gene Expression (PPT)

Lecture 6 - Heterokaryon Incompatibility (PPT)

Lecture 7 - Hyphal Growth and Branching (PPT)

Lecture 8 - Nutrition (PPT)

Lecture 9 - Environmental Sensing and GPCRs (PPT)


Deacon, J. Fungal Biology Chapter 6- Nutrition

Genetic Regulation of Nitrogen Metabolism in Fungi. G.A. Marzluf 1997 MMBR

Recent Advances in N Regulation. Wong et al. 2008 Euk Cell 7:917

Nitrogen Regulation in Fungi. Caddick et al. 1994. Antonie can Leeuwenhoek 65:169

Environmental Sensing and G-Protein Coupled Receptors
Heterotrimeric G Protein Signaling in Filamentous Fungi. Li. et al. 2007 Ann Rev. Micro 61:423-452

Sensing the environment: lessons from fungi. Bahn et al. 2007. Nature Reviews Micro. 5:57-69

Magnficient seven: roles of G protein-coupled receptors in extracellular sensing in fungi Xue et al. 2008. FEMS Micro. Rev. 32:1010-1032

Looking through the eyes of fungi: molecular genetics of photoreception. Herrera-Estrella and Horwitz. 2007. Mol Micro. 64:5-15