Recent Publications

  • Shalaby S, Horwitz BA, Larkov O. 2012. Structure-activity relationships delineate how the maize pathogen Cochliobolus heterostrophus uses aromatic compounds as signals and metabolites. Molec Plant-Microbe Interactions 25: 931-40
  • Ohm RA, Feau N, Henrissat B, Schoch CL, Horwitz BA, Barry KW, Condon BJ, Copeland AC, Dhillon B, Glaser, F, Hesse, CN, Kosti I, LaButti K, Lindquist EA, Susan Lucas S, Salamov AA, Bradshaw RE, Ciuffetti L, Hamelin RC, Kema GHJ, Lawrence C, DScott JA, Spatafora JW, Turgeon BG, de Wit PJGM, Zhong S, Goodwin SB, Grigoriev IV. 2012. Diverse Lifestyles and Strategies of Plant Pathogenesis Encoded in the Genomes of Eighteen Dothideomycetes PLoS Pathogens 8(12): e1003037.
  • Trushina N, Levin M, Mukherjee PK, Horwitz BA. 2013. PacC and pH-dependent transcriptome of the mycotrophic fungus Trichoderma virens. BMC Genomics. 2013 Feb 28;14:138. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-14-138.
  • Ronen M, Shalaby S, Horwitz BA. 2013. Role of the transcription factor ChAP1 in cytoplasmic redox homeostasis: imaging with a genetically encoded sensor in the maize pathogen Cochliobolus heterostrophus. Mol Plant Pathol. 14: 786-90.
  • Zhang, N, Zainudin NAI, Scher, K, Condon, BJ, Horwitz, BA, Turgeon 2013. Iron, oxidative stress and virulence: roles of the iron-sensitive transcription factor Sre1 and the redox sensor ChAp1 in the maize pathogen Cochliobolus heterostrophus. Molec Plant-Microbe Interact. 26:1473-8
  • Shalaby S, Larkov O, Lamdan NL, Horwitz  BA 2014. Genetic interaction of the stress response factors ChAP1 and Skn7 in the maize pathogen Cochliobolus heterostrophus. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 350:83-9
  • Morán-Diez E, Trushina N, Lamdan NL, Rosenfelder L, Mukherjee, PK, Kenerley, CM and Horwitz BA. 2015. Host-specific transcriptomic pattern of Trichoderma virens during interaction with maize or tomato roots. BMC Genomics 16:8
  • Lamdan NL, Shalaby S, Ziv T, Kenerley CM, Horwitz BA. 2015. Secretome of Trichoderma interacting with maize roots: role in induced systemic resistance. Mol Cell Proteomics 14:1054-63
  • Crutcher FK, Moran-Diez ME, Ding S, Liu J, Horwitz BA, Mukherjee PK, Kenerley CM. 2015. A paralog of the proteinaceous elicitor SM1 is involved in colonization of maize roots by Trichoderma virens. Fungal Biol. 119:476-86.
  • Gaderer R, Lamdan NL, Frischmann A, Sulyok M, Krska R, Horwitz BA, Seidl-Seiboth V. 2015. Sm2, a paralog of the Trichoderma cerato-platanin elicitor Sm1, is also highly important for plant protection conferred by the fungal-root interaction of Trichoderma with maize. BMC Microbiol. 15:2.
  • Corrochano LM et al. 2016. Expansion of signal transduction pathways in fungi by extensive genome duplication. Curr Biol. 26:1577-84
  • Shalaby S, Larkov O, Lamdan NL, Goldshmidt-Tran O, Horwitz BA. 2016. Plant phenolic acids induce programmed cell death of a fungal pathogen: MAPK signaling and survival of Cochliobolus heterostrophus. Environ Microbiol. 18:4188-4199.
  • Sherkhane PD, Bansal R, Banerjee K, Chatterjee S, Oulkar D, Jain P, Rosenfelder L, Elgavish S, Horwitz BA, Mukherjee PK. 2017. Genomics-driven discovery of the gliovirin biosynthesis gene cluster in the plant beneficial fungus Trichoderma virens. 2017. ChemistrySelect. 11: 3347-3352.
  • Bansal R, Mukherjee M, Horwitz BA, Mukherjee PK. Regulation of conidiation and antagonistic properties of the soil-borne plant beneficial fungus Trichoderma virens by a novel proline-, glycine-, tyrosine-rich protein and a GPI-anchored cell wall protein. 2019. Curr Genet. 65:953–964.
  • Simaan H, Shalaby S, Hatoel M, Karinski O, Goldshmidt-Tran O, Horwitz BA. The AP-1 like transcription factor ChAP1 balances tolerance and cell death in the response of the maize pathogen Cochliobolus heterostrophus to a plant phenolic. 2020. Curr. Genet. 66:187-203.