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Plant Pathology: Personnel

Scott Gold picture of Scott Gold and his daughter

Professor
2315 Miller Plant Science Bldg
Athens, GA 30602-7274
Phone: (706) 542-1259
sgold@uga.edu

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

Ph.D. in Plant Pathology, Univ. California at Riverside, 1990
M.S. in Plant Pathology, University of Arizona, 1983
B.S. in Biology, California State University at Los Angeles, 1982

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND CURRENT EFFORTS

Molecular biology of plant-fungal pathogen interactions
Appointment: 55% Research, 45% Instruction

COURSES TAUGHT IN 2007:

BTEC 4000L Methods in Biotechnology
PATH 3010 Fungi: Friends & Foes

ACADEMIC ADVISING


Plant Pathology Department's Graduate Coordinator.
See Also: Plant Pathology Department's Graduate Admissions page

Major Professor:
   Nadia Chacko, Ph.D.
   Marina Nadal, Ph.D.
   Johanna Takach, Ph.D.

On Student's Committee:
   Brijesh Karrakat, Ph.D.
   Yan Li, MS
   Katherine Mills, Ph.D.
   Michael Bordeaux, M.S.

CURRENT MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL AND HONORARY SOCIETIES:

American Phytopathological Society
Mycological Society of America
Latin American Mycological Society
Georgia Association of Plant Pathologists
Sigma Xi honor society

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Nadal, M. and Gold, S.E. (2007) Sex in broad daylight: Turning a new leaf - Fungal style. Cell Host & Microbe 1, 246-248.

Kamper, J., Kahmann, R., Bolker, M., Ma, L.J., Brefort, T., Saville, B.J., Banuett, F., Kronstad, J.W., Gold, S.E., Muller, O. et al. (2006) Insights from the genome of the biotrophic fungal plant pathogen Ustilago maydis. Nature, 444, 97-101.

Fletcher, J., Bender, C., Budowle, B., Cobb, W. T., Gold, S. E., Ishimaru, C. A., Luster, D., Melcher, U., Murch, R. Scherm, H., Seem, R. C., Sherwood, J. L., Sobral, B. W. and Tolin, S.A. 2006. Plant Pathogen Forensics: Capabilities, Needs and Recommendations. Microbiol Mol Biol Rev. 70: 450-471.

Bakkeren, G. and S. Gold. 2004. "The path in fungal plant pathogenicity: many opportunities to outwit the intruders?" Genet Eng (N Y). 26: 175-223.

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