Dr. Thomas Hammond    

Peer-Reviewed Publications (by Subject Area)

Tools

Hammond, T.M., H. Xiao, D.G. Rehard, and P.K.T. Shiu (2011) "Fluorescent and bimolecular-fluorescent protein tagging of genes at their native loci in Neurospora crassa using specialized double-joint PCR plasmids." Fungal Genet. Biol. 48:866-73. [PMID: 21664475]

Smith, Z. J., S. Bedore, S. Spingler, and T. M. Hammond (2016)  "A mus-51 RIP allele for transformation of Neurospora crassa." Fungal Genet. Rep. 62:1-7.  [FGR link] [BioxRiv preprint].

 

Meiotic Silencing by Unpaired DNA (MSUD)

Alexander, W.G., N.B. Raju, H. Xiao, T.M. Hammond, T.D. Perdue, R.L. Metzenberg, P.J. Pukkila, and P.K.T. Shiu (2008) "DCL-1 colocalizes with other components of the MSUD machinery and is required for silencing" Fungal Genet. Biol. 45:719-27. [PMID: 18036854]

Xiao, H., W.G. Alexander, T.M. Hammond, E.C.  Boone, T.D. Perdue, P.J.  Pukkila, and P.K.T. Shiu (2010) "QIP, a protein that converts duplex siRNA into single strands, is required for meiotic silencing by unpaired DNA" Genetics 186:119-26. [PMID: 20551436]

Hammond, T.M., H. Xiao, E.C. Boone, T.D. Perdue, P.J. Pukkila, and P.K.T. Shiu (2011) "SAD-3, a Putative Helicase Required for Meiotic Silencing by Unpaired DNA, Interacts with Other Components of the Silencing Machinery" G3 1:369-376.[PMID: 22384347]

Hammond, T.M., H. Xiao, E. C. Boone, L. M. Decker, S. A. Lee, T. D. Perdue, P. J. Pukkila, and P.K.T. Shiu (2013) "Novel Proteins Required for Meiotic Silencing by Unpaired DNA and siRNA Generation in Neurospora crassa" Genetics, 194:91-100. [PMID:23502675]

Hammond, T.M., W.G. Spollen, L.M. Decker, S. M. Blake, G.K. Springer P.K.T. Shiu (2013) "Identification of Small RNAs Associated with Meiotic Silencing by Unpaired DNA" Genetics, 194:279–284. [PMID:23502674]

Samarajeewa, D. A., P. A. Sauls, K. J. Sharp, Z. J. Smith, H. Xiao, T. L. Malone, E. C. Boone, K. A. Edwards, P. K. T. Shiu, E. D. Larson, and T. M. Hammond (2014)  “Efficient detection of unpaired DNA requires a member of the Rad54-Like Family of homologous recombination proteins”Genetics 198:895-904. [PMID:25146971][Draft]

Spore Killing

Hammond, T.M., D.G. Rehard, B.C.Harris, and P.K. Shiu (2012) "Fine-scale mapping in Neurospora crassa by using genome-wide knockout strains." Mycologia. 104(1):231-3. [PMID: 22067301]

Hammond, T.M., D.G. Rehard, H. Xiao, and P.K.T. Shiu (2012) "Molecular dissection of Neurospora Spore killer meiotic drive elements" Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A, 109:12093-12098. [PMID: 22753473]

 

*commentary on this article: Saupe, S.J. (2012) "A fungal gene reinfoces Mendel's laws by counteracting genetic cheating." Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 109:11900-11901. [PMID: 22778406]

Harvey, A. M., D. G. Rehard, K. M. Groskreutz, D. R. Kuntz, K. J. Sharp, P. K. T. Shiu, and T. M. Hammond (2014) “A Critical Component of Meiotic Drive in Neurospora Is Located Near a Chromosome Rearrangement” Genetics 197:1165-1174. [PMID:24931406]

Pyle, J., T. Patel, B. Merrill, C. Nsokoshi, M. McCall, R. H. Proctor, D. W. Brown, and T. M. Hammond (2016) " A meiotic drive element in the maize pathogen Fusarium verticillioides is located within a 102-kb region of chromosome V" G3 6(8)2543-52 [PMID:27317777]

 

RNA Silencing and Mycoviruses

Hammond, T.M., and N.P. Keller (2005) "RNA silencing in Aspergillus nidulans is independent of RNA dependent RNA polymerases" Genetics 169:607-617. [PMID: 15545645]

Hammond, T.M., J.W. Bok, M.D. Andrewski, Y. Reyes-Domínguez, C. Scazzocchio, and N.P. Keller (2008) "RNA silencing gene truncation in the filamentous fungus Aspergillus nidulans" Euk. Cell 7:339-49. [PMID: 18065653]

Hammond, T.M., M.D. Andrewski, M.J. Roossinck, and N.P. Keller (2008) "Aspergillus mycoviruses are targets and suppressors of RNA silencing" Euk. Cell 7:350-357. [PMID: 18065651]

Host-Microbe Interactions

McDonald, T.R., D. Brown, N.P. Keller, and T.M. Hammond (2005) "RNA silencing of mycotoxin production in Fusarium and Aspergillus species" Mol. Plant Microbe Int. 18:539-545. [PMID: 15986923]

Hammond, T.M., D. Tsitsigiannis, and N.P. Keller (2007) "Development of an Arabidopsis thaliana-based bioassay for investigating seed colonization by mycotoxigenic Aspergillus species" Plant Pathol. 56:848-854. [abstract][pdf]

Scherm, B., M. Orru, V.  Balmas, F. Spanu, E. Azara, G. Delogu, T.M. Hammond, N.P. Keller, and Q. Migheli (2011) "Altered trichothecene biosynthesis in TRI6-silenced transformants of Fusarium culmorum influences the severity of crown and foot rot on durum wheat seedlings" Mol. Plant Pathol. 12:759-71. [PMID: 21726376]