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Christie E Williams


  • Adjunct Associate Professor

Awards & Honors

(2006) Journal Cover Article. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions.

(2006) Outstanding Merit Award. USDA-ARS.

(2000) Purdue Agriculture Team Award. Purdue University.

(2003) Service Award. USDA/ARS.

Selected Publications

Changes in properties of the wheat leaf cuticle during interactions with Hessian fly. (2010). Plant Journal, 63.

Yu, G., Williams, C., Harris, M., Cai, X., Mergoum, M., & Xu, S. (2010). Development and validation of molecular markers closely linked to H32 for resistance to Hessian fly in wheat. Crop Science, 50, 1325-1332.

Liu, X. (2010). Reactive oxygen species are involved in plant defense against a gall midge. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 152, 958-999.

Ultrastructural changes in the midgut of Hessian fly larvae feeding on resistant wheat. (2010). Journal of Insect Physiology, 56.

Anderson, J., Bucholtz, D., Sardesai, N., Santini, J., Gyulia, G., & Goodwin, S. (in press). Potential new genes for resistance to Mycosphaerella graminicola identified in Triticum aestivum x Lophopyrum elongatum disomic substitution lines. Euphytica. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry.

Liu, X., Nemacheck, J., Wang, H., Subramanyam, S., Zheng, C., & Chen, M. (in press). Reactive oxygen species are involved in plant defense against a gall midge. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry.

Saltzmann, K., Giovanini, M., & Ohm, H. (2009). Transcript profiles of two wheat lipid transfer protein-encoding genes are altered during attack by Hessian fly larvae. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 48, 54-61.

Subramanyam, S., Smith, D., Clemmens, J., Webb, M., Sardesai, N., & Williams, C. (2008). Functional characterization of HFR-1, a high-mannose N-glycan-specific wheat lectin induced by Hessian fly larvae. Plant Physiology, 147.

Saltzmann, K., Giovanini, M., Zheng, M., & Williams, C. (2008). Viruent Hessian fly larvae manipulate the free amino acid content of host wheat plants. J. Chemical Ecology, 34.

Williams, C. (2006). Differential expression of the tyramine receptor in newly emerged honey bees selected for pollen hoarding behavior. Journal of Comparative Physiology Series A.

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