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Dr. Frank White

Professor




Contact

Rm. # 1443 Fifield Hall, 2550 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL, 32611
(352) 273-4645
ffwhite@ufl.edu

Background
  • B.S. Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin, 1974
  • M.S. Microbiol/Immunology, University of Washington, 1978
  • Ph.D. Microbiol/Immunology, University of Washington, 1981

About

The research in the White laboratory seeks to understand the genetic basis of pathogen/host relationships in regards to both pathogen virulence and host susceptibility and resistance.


Research

Plant molecular genetics. Bacterial-plant relationships. Plant cell transformation. Molecular basis of phytobacterial pathogenicity.

AuthorsYearDescriptionPublication
Zhou J, Peng A, Long J, Sosso D, Liu B, Eom J-S, Huang S, Liu S, Vera Cruz C, Frommer WB, White FF, and B Yang. 2015 Gene targeting by the TAL effector PthXo2 reveals cryptic resistance gene for bacterial blight of rice. Plant Journal. in press.
Zeng X, Tian D, Gu K, Zhou Z, Yang X, Luo Y, White FF, Yin Z. 2015 Genetic engineering of the Xa10 promoter for broad-spectrum and durable resistance toXanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae. Plant Biotechnol J. 2015 Feb 3. doi:10.1111/pbi.12342. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25644581.
Hu Y, J Zhang, H Jia, D Sosso, T Li, WB. Frommer, B Yang, FF White, N Wang, and JB Jones. 2014 Lateral organ boundaries 1 is a disease susceptibility gene for citrus bacterial canker disease. Proceed. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA doi: 10.1073/pnas.1313271111.
Tian D, J Wang, X Zeng, K Gu, C Qiu, X Yang, Z Zhou, M Goh, Y Luo, M Murata-Horia, FF White and Z Yin. 2014 The TAL effector-dependent disease resistance protein XA10 triggers broad spectrum cell death and calcium depletion in the endoplasmic reticulum. Plant Cell 26:497-515.
Cernadas RA, Doyle EL, Niño-Liu DO, Wilkins KE, Bancroft T, Wang L, Schmidt CL, Caldo R, Yang B, White FF, Nettleton D, Wise RP, Bogdanove AJ. 2014 Code-assisted discovery of TAL effector targets in bacterial leaf streak of rice reveals contrast with bacterial blight and a novel susceptibility gene. PLoS Pathog. 10:e1003972.
Jalan N, Kumar D, Andrade MO, Yu F, Jones JB, Graham JH, White FF, Setubal JC, Wang N. 2013 Comparative genomic and transcriptome analyses of pathotypes of Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri provide insights into mechanisms of bacterial virulence and host range. BMC Genomics 14:551. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-14-551.
Liu XM, Khajuria C, Li J, Trick HN, Huang L, Gill B.S., Reeck G.R., Antony G., White FF, Chen, MS. 2013. Wheat Mds-1 encodes a heat-shock protein and governs susceptibility towards the Hessian fly gall midge. Nature Communication. 4: 2070.
Lin Z, Li X, Shannon LM, Yeh CT, Wang ML, Bai G, Peng Z, Li J, Trick HN, Clemente TE, Doebley J, Schnable PS, Tuinstra MR, Tesso TT, White F, Yu J. 2012 Parallel domestication of the Shattering1 genes in cereals. Nat Genet.13;44:720-724.

Contact

Rm. # 1443 Fifield Hall, 2550 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL, 32611
(352) 273-4645
ffwhite@ufl.edu

Background
  • B.S. Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin, 1974
  • M.S. Microbiol/Immunology, University of Washington, 1978
  • Ph.D. Microbiol/Immunology, University of Washington, 1981
About

The research in the White laboratory seeks to understand the genetic basis of pathogen/host relationships in regards to both pathogen virulence and host susceptibility and resistance.

Research

Plant molecular genetics. Bacterial-plant relationships. Plant cell transformation. Molecular basis of phytobacterial pathogenicity.

Publications
  • Zhou J, Peng A, Long J, Sosso D, Liu B, Eom J-S, Huang S, Liu S, Vera Cruz C, Frommer WB, White FF, and
    B Yang. 2015. Gene targeting by the TAL effector PthXo2 reveals cryptic resistance gene for bacterial
    blight of rice. Plant Journal. in press.
  • Zeng X, Tian D, Gu K, Zhou Z, Yang X, Luo Y, White FF, Yin Z. Genetic engineering of the Xa10 promoter
    for broad-spectrum and durable resistance to Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae. Plant Biotechnol J. 2015
    Feb 3. doi:10.1111/pbi.12342. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25644581.
  • Hu Y, J Zhang, H Jia, D Sosso, T Li, WB. Frommer, B Yang, FF White, N Wang, and JB Jones.
    2014. Lateral organ boundaries 1 is a disease susceptibility gene for citrus bacterial canker
    disease. Proceed. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA doi: 10.1073/pnas.1313271111.
  • Tian D, J Wang, X Zeng, K Gu, C Qiu, X Yang, Z Zhou, M Goh, Y Luo, M Murata-Horia, FF
    White and Z Yin. 2014. The TAL effector-dependent disease resistance protein XA10 triggers
    broad spectrum cell death and calcium depletion in the endoplasmic reticulum. Plant Cell 26:497-
    515.
  • Cernadas RA, Doyle EL, Niño-Liu DO, Wilkins KE, Bancroft T, Wang L, Schmidt CL, Caldo R,
    Yang B, White FF, Nettleton D, Wise RP, Bogdanove AJ. 2014. Code-assisted discovery of TAL
    effector targets in bacterial leaf streak of rice reveals contrast with bacterial blight and a novel
    susceptibility gene. PLoS Pathog. 10:e1003972.
  • Jalan N, Kumar D, Andrade MO, Yu F, Jones JB, Graham JH, White FF, Setubal JC, Wang N. 2013.
    Comparative genomic and transcriptome analyses of pathotypes of Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri provide
    insights into mechanisms of bacterial virulence and host range. BMC Genomics 14:551. doi:
    10.1186/1471-2164-14-551.
  • Liu XM, Khajuria C, Li J, Trick HN, Huang L, Gill B.S., Reeck G.R., Antony G., White FF, Chen,
    MS. 2013. Wheat Mds-1 encodes a heat-shock protein and governs susceptibility towards the
    Hessian fly gall midge. Nature Communication. 4: 2070.
  • Lin Z, Li X, Shannon LM, Yeh CT, Wang ML, Bai G, Peng Z, Li J, Trick HN, Clemente TE,
    Doebley J, Schnable PS, Tuinstra MR, Tesso TT, White F, Yu J. 2012. Parallel domestication of
    the Shattering1 genes in cereals. Nat Genet.13;44:720-724