Todd J. Ward mainly focuses on Genetics, Phylogenetic tree, Fusarium, Phylogenetics and Botany. As part of his studies on Genetics, Todd J. Ward often connects relevant subjects like Outbreak. His research investigates the connection with Phylogenetic tree and areas like Gene cluster which intersect with concerns in Genetic diversity.
His Fusarium research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Genotyping, Typing and Corneal Infection. In his work, Virulence, Haplotype, Strain and Pathogen is strongly intertwined with Genetic variation, which is a subfield of Phylogenetics. His work on Trichothecene and Fusarium oxysporum as part of general Botany study is frequently linked to Chemotype, therefore connecting diverse disciplines of science.
Todd J. Ward spends much of his time researching Fusarium, Trichothecene, Genetics, Botany and Species complex. The various areas that he examines in his Fusarium study include Mycotoxin, Pathogen, Agronomy and Hordeum vulgare. His research in Trichothecene intersects with topics in Inoculation, Genetic diversity, Veterinary medicine, Species diversity and Genotype.
His studies deal with areas such as Host and Restriction fragment length polymorphism as well as Botany. Todd J. Ward has researched Species complex in several fields, including Evolutionary biology, Ecology and Molecular phylogenetics. His work in the fields of Lineage overlaps with other areas such as Fungal genetics.
His scientific interests lie mostly in Fusarium, Mycotoxin, Trichothecene, Botany and Species complex. His study in Fusarium is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Gene, Virulence, Agronomy and Microbiology. The study incorporates disciplines such as Pathogen and Hordeum vulgare in addition to Mycotoxin.
His work often combines Trichothecene and Chemotype studies. As part of his studies on Botany, Todd J. Ward often connects relevant areas like DNA sequencing. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Taxonomy and Phylogenetics.
His main research concerns Genetics, Trichothecene, Botany, Fusarium and Mycotoxin. His study on Genetic variation, Nonsynonymous substitution and Molecular evolution is often connected to Subtyping as part of broader study in Genetics. His studies in Trichothecene integrate themes in fields like Phylogenetics and Lineage.
Todd J. Ward combines topics linked to Species complex with his work on Botany. To a larger extent, Todd J. Ward studies Phylogenetic tree with the aim of understanding Species complex. His is involved in several facets of Fusarium study, as is seen by his studies on Fumonisin, Moniliformin and Zearalenone.
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FUSARIUM-ID v. 1.0: A DNA sequence database for identifying Fusarium
David M. Geiser;María del Mar Jiménez-Gasco;Seogchan Kang;Izabela Makalowska.
European Journal of Plant Pathology (2004)
The Fusarium graminearum Genome Reveals a Link Between Localized Polymorphism and Pathogen Specialization
Christina A. Cuomo;Ulrich Güldener;Jin Rong Xu;Frances Trail.
Genealogical concordance between the mating type locus and seven other nuclear genes supports formal recognition of nine phylogenetically distinct species within the Fusarium graminearum clade
Kerry O’Donnell;Todd J. Ward;David M. Geiser;H. Corby Kistler.
Fungal Genetics and Biology (2004)
Ancestral polymorphism and adaptive evolution in the trichothecene mycotoxin gene cluster of phytopathogenic Fusarium
Todd J. Ward;Joseph P. Bielawski;H. Corby Kistler;Eileen Sullivan.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2002)
An adaptive evolutionary shift in Fusarium head blight pathogen populations is driving the rapid spread of more toxigenic Fusarium graminearum in North America
Todd J. Ward;Randall M. Clear;Alejandro P. Rooney;Kerry O’Donnell.
Fungal Genetics and Biology (2008)
Global molecular surveillance reveals novel Fusarium head blight species and trichothecene toxin diversity.
David E. Starkey;Todd J. Ward;Takayuki Aoki;Liane R. Gale.
Fungal Genetics and Biology (2007)
Phylogenetic Diversity and Microsphere Array-Based Genotyping of Human Pathogenic Fusaria, Including Isolates from the Multistate Contact Lens-Associated U.S. Keratitis Outbreaks of 2005 and 2006
Kerry O'Donnell;Brice A. J. Sarver;Mary Brandt;Douglas C. Chang.
Journal of Clinical Microbiology (2007)
Phylogenetic analyses of RPB1 and RPB2 support a middle Cretaceous origin for a clade comprising all agriculturally and medically important fusaria
Kerry O’Donnell;Alejandro P. Rooney;Robert H. Proctor;Daren W. Brown.
Fungal Genetics and Biology (2013)
Intraspecific Phylogeny and Lineage Group Identification Based on the prfA Virulence Gene Cluster of Listeria monocytogenes
Todd J. Ward;Lisa Gorski;Monica K. Borucki;Robert E. Mandrell.
Journal of Bacteriology (2004)
Multilocus genotyping and molecular phylogenetics resolve a novel head blight pathogen within the Fusarium graminearum species complex from Ethiopia
Kerry O’Donnell;Todd J. Ward;Dereje Aberra;H. Corby Kistler;H. Corby Kistler.
Fungal Genetics and Biology (2008)
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