Recent Publications

 


Articles and Book Chapters Published, Accepted, In Press, or Submitted 2011

Zerbe P., Chiang A. and Bohlmann J. (2011). Mutational analysis of white spruce (Picea glauca) ent-kaurene synthase (PgKS) reveals common and distinct mechanisms of conifer diterpene synthases of general and specialized metabolism. Submitted to Phytochemistry June 8, 2011.

Hammerbacher A., Bohlmann J., Fenning T.M., Gershenzon J. and Schmidt A. (2011). Biosynthesis of the major tetrahydroxystilbenes in spruce, astringin and isorhapontin, proceeds via resveratrol and is enhanced by fungal infection. Submitted to Plant Physiology June 6, 2011.

Albouyeh R. and Ritland K. (2011). Heritability and species divergence for gene expression of spruce terpenoids are highly correlated, indicating adaptive divergence of a key gene family involved in insect defense. Submitted to Journal of Heredity June 10, 2011.

Kremer A., Ronce O., Robledo-Arnuncio J.J., Guillaume F., Bohrer G., Nathan R., Bridle J.R., Gomulkiewicz R., Klein E.K., Ritland K., Kuparinen A., Gerbe S. and Schueler S. (2011). Long distance gene flow and adaptation of forest trees to rapid climate change. Submitted to Ecology Letters May 31, 2011.

Buschiazzo E., Ritland C., Bohlmann J. and Ritland K. (2012). Slow but not low: genomic comparisons reveals slower evolutionary rate and higher dN/dS in conifers compared to angiosperms. BMC Evolutionary Biology 12:8 (doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-8). [Link to Article].

Verne S., Jaquish B., White R., Ritland C. and Ritland K. (2011). Global transcriptome analysis of constitutive resistance to the white pine weevil in spruce. Genome Biology and Evolution 3, 851-867 (doi:10.1093/gbe/evr069). [Link to Article]

Kolosova N. and Bohlmann J.(2011). Conifer defence against insects and fungal pathogens. Growth and Defence in Plants: Resource Allocation at multiple Scales R. Matysser (ed.), Springer, Jan 21, 2011 (accepted).

Ritland K., Krutovsky K.V., Tsumura Y., Pelgas B., Isabel N. and Bousquet J. (2011). Genetic Mapping in Conifers. Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Conifers C. Kole (ed.), Edenbridge, Science Publishers, Chapter 5 (doi:10.1201/b11075-6). [Link to Article]

Keeling C.I., Madilao L.L., Zerbe P., Dullat H.K. and Bohlmann J. (2011). The Primary Diterpene Synthase Products of Picea abies  Levopimaradiene/Abietadiene Synthase (PaLAS) Are Epimers of a Thermally Unstable Diterpenol. The Journal of Biological Chemistry 286(24), 21145-21153 (doi:10.1074/jbc.M111.245951). [Link to Article]

Stephenson P.G., Harris N., Cottrell J.E., Ralph S.G., Bohlmann J. and Taylor G. (2011). A transcriptomic approach to identify genes associated with wood density in Picea sitchensis. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research 26(S11), 82-96 (doi:10.1080/02827581.2011.564405). [Link to Article]

Chen F., Tholl D., Bohlmann J. and Pichersky E. (2011). The family of terpene synthases in plants: a mid-size family of genes for specialized metabolism that is highly diversified throughout the kingdom. The Plant Journal 66(1), 212-229 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2011.04520.x). [Link to Article]

Pelgas B., Bousquet J., Meirmans P.G., Ritland K. and Isabel N. (2011). QTL mapping in white spruce: gene maps and genomic regions underlying adaptive traits across pedigrees, years and environments. BMC Genomics 12:145 (doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-145). [Link to Article]

Hall D.E., Robert J.A., Keeling C.I., Domanski D., Quesada A.L., Jancsik S., Kuzyk M.A., Hamberger B., Borchers C.H. and Bohlmann J. (2011). An integrated genomic, proteomic and biochemical analysis of (+)-3-carene biosynthesis in Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) genotypes that are resistant or susceptible to white pine weevil. The Plant Journal 65(6), 936-948 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2010.04478.x). [Link to Article]

Keeling C.I., Weisshaar S., Ralph S.G., Jancsik S., Hamberger B., Dullat H.K. and Bohlmann J. (2011). Transcriptome mining, functional characterization, and phylogeny of a large terpene synthase gene family in spruce (Picea spp.). BMC Plant Biology 11:43 (doi:10.1186/1471-2229-11-43). [Link to Article]

Schwab O., Maness T., Bull G., Welham C., Seely B. and Blanco J. (2011). Modeling the timber supply impact of introducing weevil-resistant spruce in British Columbia with cellular automata. Forest Policy and Economics 13(1), 61-68 (doi:10.1016/j.forpol.2010.08.004). [Link to Article]

Palma C., Bull G.Q., Goodison A. and Northway S. (2011). Scenario analysis: the traditional and emerging Canadian forest industry. 11/18/2010 University of British Columbia and Forest Products Innovation. UBC Forest Resources Management. Working Paper 2011:1 (GE3LS).


Articles and Book Chapters Published 2010

Bull G. and Northway S. (2010). Benefits from the forest. Commonwealth Forests: An overview of the Commonwealth’s forest resources J. Ball (ed.), Commonwealth Forestry Association, Chapter 3, 28-36. [Link to Article]

Robert J.A., Madilao L.L., White R., Yanchuk A., King J. and Bohlmann J. (2010). Terpenoid metabolite profiling in Sitka spruce identifies association of dehydroabietic acid, (+)-3-carene, and terpinolene with resistance against white pine weevil. Botany 88(9), 810-820. [Link to Article]

Zulak K.G., Dullat H.K., Keeling C.I., Lippert D. and Bohlmann J. (2010). Immunofluorescence localization of levopimaradiene/abietadiene synthase in methyl jasmonate treated stems of Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) shows activation of diterpenoid biosynthesis in cortical and developing traumatic resin ducts. Phytochemistry 71, 1695-1699 (doi:10.1016/j.phytochem.2010.07.002). [Link to Article]

Holliday J.A., Ritland K. and Aitken S.N. (2010). Widespread, ecologically relevant genetic markers developed from association mapping of climate-related traits in Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis). New Phytologist 188(2), 501-514 (doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2010.03380.x). [Link to Article

Holliday J.A., Yuen M., Ritland K. and Aitken S.N. (2010). Postglacial history of a widespread conifer produces inverse clines in selective neutrality tests. Molecular Ecology 19(18), 3857-3864 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2010.04767.x). [Link to Article

Abbott E., Hall D., Hamberger B. and Bohlmann J. (2010). Laser microdissection of conifer stem tissues: Isolation and analysis of high quality RNA, terpene synthase enzyme activity and terpenoid metabolites from resin ducts and cambial zone tissue of white spruce (Picea glauca). BMC Plant Biology 10:106 (doi:10.1186/1471-2229-10-106). [Link to Article]

Robert J.A. and Bohlmann J. (2010). Behavioral and Reproductive Response of White Pine Weevil (Pissodes strobi) to Resistant and Susceptible Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis). Insects 1(1), 3-19 (doi:10.3390/insects1010003).  [Link to Article]

Zulak K.G. and Bohlmann, J. (2010). Terpenoid Biosynthesis and Specialized Vascular Cells of Conifer Defense. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 52(1), 86-97 (doi:10.1111/j.1744-7909.2010.00910.x). [Link to Article]

Albouyeh R., Farzaneh N., Bohlmann J. and Ritland K. (2010). Multivariate analysis of digital gene expression profiles identifies a xylem signature of the vascular tissue of white spruce (Picea glauca). Tree Genetics & Genomes 6(4), 601-611 (doi:10.1007/s11295-010-0275-0). [Link to Article]

Keeling C.I., Dullat H.K., Yuen M., Ralph S.G., Jancsik S. and Bohlmann J. (2010). Identification and Functional Characterization of Monofunctional ent-Copalyl Diphosphate and ent-Kaurene Synthases in White Spruce Reveal Different Patterns for Diterpene Synthase Evolution for Primary and Secondary Metabolism in Gymnosperms. Plant Physiology 152(3), 1197-1208 (doi:10.1104/pp.109.151456). [Link to Article]


Articles and Book Chapters Published 2009

Schwab O., Maness T., Bull G. and Roberts D. (2009). Modeling the effect of changing market conditions on mountain pine beetle salvage harvesting and structural changes in the British Columbia forest products industry. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 39(10), 1806-1820.  [Link to Article

Zulak K.G., Lippert D.N., Kuzyk M.A., Domanski D., Chou T., Borchers C.H. and Bohlmann J. (2009). Targeted proteomics using selected reaction monitoring reveals the induction of specific terpene synthases in a multi-level study of methyl jasmonate-treated Norway spruce (Picea abies).  The Plant Journal 60(6), 1015-1030 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2009.04020.x). [Link to Article]

Schwab O. and Maness T.C. (2009). Rebuilding Spatial Forest Inventories from Aggregated Data. Journal of Forestry 108(6), 274-281. [Link to Article

Lippert D., Yuen M. and Bohlmann J. (2009). Spruce proteome DB: a resource for conifer proteomics research. Tree Genetics & Genomes 5(4), 723-727 (doi:10.1007/s11295-009-0220-2). [Link to Article]

Hamberger B., Hall D., Yuen M., Oddy C., Hamberger B., Keeling C.I., Ritland C., Ritland K. and Bohlmann J. (2009). Targeted isolation, sequence assembly and characterization of two white spruce (Picea glauca) BAC clones for terpenoid synthase and cytochrome P450 genes involved in conifer defence reveal insights into a conifer genome. BMC Plant Biology 9:106, 13 pages (doi:10.1186/1471-2229-9-106). [Link to Article]

Bohlmann J. and Gershenzon J. (2009). Old substrates for new enzymes of terpenoid biosynthesis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106(26), 10402-10403 (doi:10.1073/pnas.0905226106). [Link to Article]

Albouyeh R. and Ritland K. (2009). Estimating Heritability of Gene Expression Using Parent–Offspring Regression with 2-Channel Microarrays. Journal of Heredity 100(1), 114-118 (doi:10.1093/jhered/esn081). [Link to Article]

Liewlaksaneeyanawin C., Zhuang J., Tang M., Farzaneh N., Lueng G., Cullis C., Findlay S., Ritland C.E., Bohlmann J. and Ritland K. (2009). Identification of COS markers in the Pinaceae. Tree Genetics & Genomes 5(1), 247-255 (doi:10.1007/s11295-008-0189-2).  [Link to Article]

Lippert D.N., Ralph S.G., Phillips M., White R., Smith D., Hardie D., Gershenzon J., Ritland K., Borchers C.H. and Bohlmann J. (2009). Quantitative iTRAQ proteome and comparative transcriptome analysis of elicitor-induced Norway spruce (Picea abies) cells reveals elements of calcium signaling in the early conifer defense response. Proteomics 9(2), 350-367 (doi:10.1002/pmic.200800252). [Link to Article]


Articles and Book Chapters Published 2008

Keeling C.I., Weisshaar S., Lin R.P.C. and Bohlmann J. (2008). Functional plasticity of paralogous diterpene  synthases involved in conifer defense. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105(3), 1085-1090 (doi:10.1073/pnas.0709466105). [Link to Article]

Bohlmann J. (2008). Insect-Induced Terpenoid Defenses in Spruce. Induced Plant Resistance to Herbivory A. Schaller (ed.) Springer, part B, 173-187 (doi:10.1007/978-1-4020-8182-8_8). [Link to Article]

Ralph S.G., Chun H.J.E., Kolosova N., Cooper D., Oddy C., Ritland C.E., Kirkpatrick R., Moore R., Barber S., Holt R.A., Jones S.J.M., Marra M.A., Douglas C.J., Ritland K. and Bohlmann J. (2008). A conifer genomics resource of 200,000 spruce (Picea spp.) ESTs and 6,464 high-quality, sequence-finished full-length cDNAs for Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis). BMC Genomics 9:484, 17 pages (doi:10.1186/1471-2164-9-484). [Link to Article]

Bohlmann J. and Keeling C.I. (2008). Terpenoid biomaterials. The Plant Journal 54(4), 656-669 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2008.03449.x). [Link to Article]

Ehlting J., Chowrira S.G., Mattheus N., Aeschliman D.S., Arimura G.-I. and Bohlmann J. (2008). Comparative transcriptome analysis of Arabidopsis thaliana infested by diamond back moth (Plutella xylostella) larvae reveals signatures of stress response, secondary metabolism, and signalling. BMC Genomics 9:154, 20 pages (doi:10.1186/1471-2164-9-154). [Link to Article]

Holliday J.A., Ralph S.G., White R., Bohlmann J. and Aitken S.N. (2008). Global monitoring of autumn gene expression within and among phenotypically divergent populations of Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis). New Phytologist 178(1), 103-122 (doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2007.02346.x). [Link to Article]

Keeling C.I. and Bohlmann J. (2008). Plant Terpenoids. Wiley Encyclopedia of Chemical Biology, John Wiley & Sons, Inc (doi:10.1002/9780470048672.wecb596). [Link to Article]

Aitken S.N., Yeaman S., Holliday J.A., Wang T. and Curtis-McLane S. (2008). Adaptation, migration or extirpation: climate change outcomes for tree populations. Evolutionary Applications 1(1), 95-111 (doi:10.1111/j.1752-4571.2007.00013.x). [Link to Article]

Godard K.-A., White R. and Bohlmann J. (2008). Monoterpene-induced molecular responses in Arabidopsis thaliana. Phytochemistry 69(9), 1838-1849 (doi:10.1016/j.phytochem.2008.02.011). [Link to Article]


Articles and Book Chapters Published 2007

Bull G., Schwab O. and Jayasinghe P. (2007). Economic indicators and their use in sustainable forest management. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 8(2), 37-45. [Link to article]

Ralph S.G., Hudgins J.W., Jancsik S., Franceschi V.R. and Bohlmann J. (2007). Aminocyclopropane Carboxylic Acid Synthase Is a Regulated Step in Ethylene-Dependent Induced Conifer Defense. Full-length cDNA Cloning of a Multigene Family, Differential Constitutive, and Wound- and Insect-Induced Expression, and Cellular and Subcellular Localization in Spruce and Douglas Fir. Plant Physiology 143(1), 410-424 (doi:10.1104/pp.106.089425). [Link to article]

Lippert D., Chowrira S., Ralph S.G., Zhuang J., Aeschliman D., Ritland C., Ritland K. and Bohlmann J. (2007). Conifer defense against insects: Proteome analysis of Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) bark induced by mechanical wounding or feeding by white pine weevils (Pissodes strobi). Proteomics 7(2), 248-270 (doi:10.1002/pmic.200600525). [Link to article]

Godard K.-A., Byun-McKay A., Levasseur C., Plant A., Séguin A. and Bohlmann J. (2007). Testing of a heterologous, wound- and insect-inducible promoter for functional genomics studies in conifer defense. Plant Cell Reports 26(12), 2083-2090 (doi:10.1007/s00299-007-0417-5). [Link to article]

Ukrainetz N.K., Ritland K. and Mansfield S.D. (2007). Identification of quantitative trait loci for wood quality and growth across eight full-sib coastal Douglas-fir families. Tree Genetics & Genomes 4(2), 159-170 (doi:10.1007/s11295-007-0097-x). [Link to article]

Ukrainetz N.K., Ritland K. and Mansfield S.D. (2007). An AFLP linkage map for Douglas-fir based upon multiple full-sib families. Tree Genetics & Genomes 4(2), 181-191 (doi:10.1007/s11295-007-0099-8). [Link to article]

Ally D. and Ritland K. (2007). A Case Study: Looking at the Effects of Fragmentation on Genetic Structure in Different Life History Stages of Old-Growth Mountain Hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana). Journal of Heredity 98 (1), 73-78 (doi:10.1093/jhered/esl048). [Link to article]

Huber D.P.W., Erickson M.L., Leutenegger C.M., Bohlmann J. and Seybold S.J. (2007). Isolation and extreme sex-specific expression of cytochrome P450 genes in the bark beetle, Ips paraconfusus, following feeding on the phloem of host ponderosa pine, Pinus ponderosa. Insect Molecular Biology 16(3), 335-349 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2583.2007.00731.x). (Work described here used approaches developed in the present project). [Link to article]

Bérubé Y., Zhuang J., Rungis D., Ralph S., Bohlmann J. and Ritland K. (2007). Characterization of EST-SSRs in loblolly pine and spruce. Tree Genetics & Genomes 3(3), 251-259 (doi:10.1007/s11295-006-0061-1). [Link to article]

Bousquet J., Isabel N., Pelgas B., Cottrell J., Rungis D. and Ritland K. (2007). Spruce. Genome mapping and molecular breeding in plants, C. Kole (ed.), Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, Volume 7, 93-114. (This publication resulted from a collaboration with the Arborea project). [Link to article]

Friedmann M., Ralph S.G., Aeschliman D., Zhuang J., Ritland K., Ellis B.E., Bohlmann J. and Douglas C.J. (2007). Microarray gene expression profiling of developmental transitions in Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) apical shoots. Journal of Experimental Botany 58(3), 593-614 (doi:10.1093/jxb/erl246). [Link to article]

Li S.-H., Schneider B. and Gershenzon J. (2007). Microchemical analysis of laser-microdissected stone cells of Norway spruce by cryogenic nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Planta 225(3), 771-779 (doi:10.1007/s00425-006-0376-z). (This publication is from our Max Planck co-funder). [Link to article]

Ralph S.G., Jancsik S. and Bohlmann J. (2007). Dirigent proteins in conifer defense II: Extended gene discovery, phylogeny, and constitutive and stress-induced gene expression in spruce (Picea spp.). Phytochemistry 68(14), 1975-1991 (doi:10.1016/j.phytochem.2007.04.042). [Link to article]

Phillips M.A., Walter M.H., Ralph S.G., Dabrowska P., Luck K., Urós E.M., Boland W., Strack D., Rodríguez-Concepción M., Bohlmann J. and Gershenzon J. (2007). Functional identification and differential expression of 1-deoxy-D-xylulose 5-phosphate synthase in induced terpenoid resin formation of Norway spruce (Picea abies). Plant Molecular Biology 65(3), 243-257 (doi:10.1007/s11103-007-9212-5). (Publication resulted from collaboration with the Max Planck co-funder). [Link to article]

DiGuistini S., Ralph S.G., Lim Y.W., Holt R., Jones S., Bohlmann J. and Breuil C. (2007). Generation and annotation of lodgepole pine and oleoresin-induced expressed sequences from the blue-stain fungus Ophiostoma clavigerum, a Mountain Pine Beetle-associated pathogen. FEMS Microbiology Letters 267(2), 151-158 (doi:10.1111/j.1574-6968.2006.00565.x). (Work described here used approaches developed in the present project). [Link to article]


Articles and Book Chapters Published 2006

Ralph S.G., Yueh H., Friedmann M., Aeschliman D., Zeznik J.A., Nelson C.C., Butterfield Y.S.N., Kirkpatrick R., Liu J., Jones S.J.M., Marra M.A., Douglas C.J., Ritland K. and Bohlmann J. (2006). Conifer defence against insects: microarray gene expression profiling of Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) induced by mechanical wounding or feeding by spruce budworms (Choristoneura occidentalis) or white pine weevils (Pissodes strobi) reveals large-scale changes of the host transcriptome. Plant, Cell and Environment 29(8), 1545-1570 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-3040.2006.01532.x). [Link to article]

Ro D.-K. and Bohlmann J. (2006). Diterpene resin acid biosynthesis in loblolly pine (Pinus taeda): Functional characterization of abietadiene/levopimaradiene synthase (PtTPS-LAS) cDNA and subcellular targeting of PtTPS-LAS and abietadienol/abietadienal oxidase (PtAO, CYP720B1). Phytochemistry 67(15), 1572-1578 (doi:10.1016/j.phytochem.2006.01.011). [Link to article]

Seybold S.J., Huber D.P.W., Lee J.C., Graves A.D. and Bohlmann J. (2006). Pine monoterpenes and pine bark beetles: a marriage of convenience for defense and chemical communication. Phytochemistry Reviews 5(1), 143-178 (doi:10.1007/s11101-006-9002-8). [Link to article

Keeling C.I. and Bohlmann J. (2006). Diterpene resin acids in conifers. Invited Molecules of Interest, Phytochemistry 67(22), 2415-2423 (doi:10.1016/j.phytochem.2006.08.019). [Link to article]

Keeling C.I. and Bohlmann J. (2006). Genes, enzymes, and chemicals of terpenoid diversity in the constitutive and induced defence of conifers against insects and pathogens. Invited Tansley Review, New Phytologist 170(4), 657-675 (doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2006.01716.x). [Link to article]

Hudgins J.W., Ralph S.G., Franceschi V.R. and Bolhmann J. (2006). Ethylene in induced conifer defense: cDNA cloning, protein expression, and cellular and subcellular localization of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate oxidase in resin duct and phenolic parenchyma cells. Planta 224(4), 865-877 (doi:10.1007/s00425-006-0274-4). [Link to article]

Hamberger B. and Bohlmann J. (2006). Cytochrome P450 mono-oxygenases in conifer genomes: discovery of members of the terpenoid oxygenase superfamily in spruce and pine. Biochemical Society Transactions 34(part 6), 1209-1214 (doi:10.1042/BST0341209). [Link to article]

Phillips M.A., Bohlmann J. and Gershenzon J. (2006). Molecular Regulation of Induced Terpenoid Biosynthesis in Conifers. Phytochemistry Reviews 5(1), 179-189 (doi:10.1007/s11101-006-0001-6). (Publication co-authored with the Max Planck co-funder). [Link to article]

Ralph S., Park J.-Y., Bohlmann J. and Mansfield S.D. (2006). Dirigent Proteins in Conifer Defense: Gene Discovery, Phylogeny, and Differential Wound- and Insect-induced Expression of a Family of DIR and DIR-like Genes in Spruce (Picea spp.). Plant Molecular Biology 60(1), 21-40 (doi:10.1007/s11103-005-2226-y). (Work described in this paper started in Treenomix I, was completed in Treenomix II and provided the foundation for new work in Treenomix II). [Link to article]

Byun-McKay A., Godard K.-A., Toudefallah M., Martin D.M., Alfaro R., King J., Bohlmann J. and Plant A.L. (2006). Wound-Induced Terpene Synthase Gene Expression in Sitka Spruce That Exhibit Resistance or Susceptibility to Attack by the White Pine Weevil. Plant Physiology 140(3), 1009-1021 (doi:10.1104/pp.105.071803). (Work described in this paper started in Treenomix I). [Link to article]

Huber D.P.W. and Bohlmann J. (2006). The Role of Terpene Synthases in the Direct and Indirect Defense of Conifers Against Insect Herbivory and Fungal Pathogens. Multigenic and Induced Systemic Resistance in Plants S. Tuzun and E. Bent (eds.) Springer, Chapter 13, 296-313 (doi:10.1007/0-387-23266-4_13). [Link to article]

Ritland K., Ralph S., Lippert D., Rungis D. and Bohlmann J. (2006). A New Direction for Conifer Genomics. Landscapes, Genomics and Transgenic Conifers Claire Williams (ed.) Springer, 9(II), Chapter 5, 75-84 (doi:10.1007/1-4020-3869-0_5). [Link to article]

 


The following publications deal with poplar genomics. Most of the work was done under our Treenomix I project. Some of the work (e.g. experiments to address reviewer requests) and most of the writing of the papers was completed in the Treenomix II project.

Articles and Book Chapters Published 2008

Ralph S.G., Chun H.J.E., Cooper D., Kirkpatrick R., Kolosova N., Gunter L., Tuskan G.A., Douglas C.J., Holt R.A., Jones S.J.M., Marra M.A. and Bohlmann J. (2008). Analysis of 4,664 High-Quality Sequence-Finished Poplar Full-length cDNA Clones and their Utility for the Discovery of Genes Responding to Insect Feeding. BMC Genomics 9:57, 18 pages (doi:10.1186/1471-2164-9-57). [Link to article]

Articles and Book Chapters Published 2007

Philippe R.N. and Bohlmann J. Poplar defense against insect herbivores. Canadian Journal of Botany 85(12), 1111-1126 (doi:10.1139/B07-109). [Link to article]

Behnke K., Ehlting B., Teuber M., Bauerfeind M., Louis S., Hänsch R., Polle A., Bohlmann J. and Schnitzler J.-P. (2007). Transgenic, non-isoprene emitting poplars don’t like it hot. The Plant Journal 51(3), 485-499 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2007.03157.x). [Link to article]

Miranda M., Ralph S.G., Mellway R., White R., Heath M.C., Bohlmann J. and Constabel C.P. (2007). The Transcriptional Response of Hybrid Poplar (Populus trichocarpa x P. deltoides) to Infection by Melampsora medusae Leaf Rust Involves Induction of Flavonoid Pathway Genes Leading to the Accumulation of Proanthocyanidins. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 20(7), 816-831 (doi:10.1094/MPMI-20-7-0816). [Link to article]

Kelleher C.T., Chiu R., Shin H., Bosdet I.E., Krzywinski M.I., Fjell C.D., Wilkin J., Yin T.M., DiFazio S.P., Ali J., Asano J.K., Chan S., Cloutier A., Girn N., Leach S., Lee D., Mathewson C.A., Olson T., O’Connor K., Prabhu A.-L., Smailus D.E., Stott J.M., Tsai M., Wye N.H., Yang G.S., Zhuang J., Holt R.A., Putnam N.H., Vrebalov J., Giovannoni J.J., Grimwood J., Schmutz J., Rokhsar D., Jones S.J.M., Marra M.A., Tuskan G.A., Bohlmann J., Ellis B.E., Ritland K., Douglas C.J. and Schein J.E. (2007). A physical map of the highly heterozygous Populus genome: integration with the genome sequence and genetic map and analysis of haplotype variation. The Plant Journal 50(6), 1063-1078 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2007.03112.x). [Link to article]

Articles and Book Chapters Published 2006

Gilchrist E.J., Haughn G.W., Ying C.C., Otto S.P., Zhuang J., Cheung D., Hamberger B., Aboutorabi F., Kalynyak T., Johnson L., Bohlmann J., Ellis B.E., Douglas C.J. and Cronk Q.C.B. (2006). Use of Ecotilling as an efficient SNP discovery tool to survey genetic variation in wild populations of Populus trichocarpa. Molecular Ecology 15(5), 1367-1378 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2006.02885.x). [Link to article]

Ralph S., Oddy C., Cooper D., Yueh H., Jancsik S., Kolosova N., Philippe R.N., Aeschliman D., White R., Huber D., Ritland C.E., Benoit F., Rigby T., Nantel A., Butterfield Y.S.N., Kirkpatrick R., Chun E., Liu J., Palmquist D., Wynhoven B., Stott J., Yang G., Barber S., Holt R.A., Siddiqui A., Jones S.J.M., Marra M.A., Ellis B.E., Douglas C.J., Ritland K. and Bohlmann J. (2006). Genomics of hybrid poplar (Populus trichocarpa x deltoides) interacting with forest tent caterpillars (Malacosoma disstria): normalized and full-length cDNA libraries, expressed sequence tags, and a cDNA microarray for the study of insect-induced defences in poplar. Molecular Ecology 15(5), 1275-1297 (doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2006.02824.x). [Link to article]

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Funding Institutions

UBC Genome Canada
Genome British Columbia