Li, P. and Day, B. (2019). Battlefield Cytoskeleton: Cytoskeletal regulation, and pathogen targeting, of plant immunity. Mol Plant-Microbe Interact.


Courville, K., Frantzeskakis, L., Haeger, N., Kellner, R., Day, B. Usadel, B., Gupta, Y., van Esse, P., Brachmann, A., Kemen, E., Feldbrugge, M., and Göhre, V. (201X) The genome and transcriptome of the Brassicaceae smut fungus Thecaphora thlaspeos reveal novel insights into systemic and sustained virulence. In Revision, New Phytologist.

Guo, J., Islam, M.A., Lin, H., Ji, C., Duan, Y., Peng, L., Zeng, Q., Day, B., Kang, Z., and Guo, J. (2018). Genome-wide identification of cyclic nucleotide-gated ion channel gene family in wheat and functional analyses of TaCNGC14 and TaCNGC16. Front. Plant Sci., 22


Zhang, M., Chiang, Y-H., Toruño, T.Y., Lee, D., Yadeta, K.A., Lemos, M., Lu, Y-J., Lal, N.K., Ma, S., Liu, J., Day, B., Dinesh-Kumar, S.P., Dehesh, K., and Coaker, G. (2018).The MAP4 Kinase SIK1 Ensures Robust Extracellular ROS Burst and Antibacterial Immunity in Plants. Cell Host Microbe. 224(3):379-391



Baetsen-Young, A.M., Vasher, M., Matta, L.L., Colgan, P., Alocilja, E.C., and Day, B. 2018. Direct colorimetric detection of unamplified pathogen DNA by dextrin-capped gold nanoparticles. Biosensor and Bioelectronics. 101: 29-36.


Qi, T., Wang, J., Sun, Q., Day, B., Guo, J., and Ma, Q. (2017). TaARPC3 contributes to wheat resistance against the stripe rust fungus. Front Plant Sci. 8: 1245. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.01245


Lu, Y-J., and Day, B. (2017). Quantitative evaluation of plant actin cytoskeletal parameters during immune signaling. Methods in Mol. Biol. 1578: 207-221.




Zhang, B., Hua, Y., Huo, Y., Wang, J., Shimono, M., *Day, B., and *Ma, Q. (2017). TaADF4, an actin-depolymerizing factor from wheat, is required for resistance to the stripe rust pathogen Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici. In Press, Plant J. doi: 10.1111/tpj.13459. *co-corresponding authors.



2016_shimono-and-luShimono, M*., Lu, Y*., Porter, K., Kvitko, B., Creason, A., Henty-Ridilla, J., He, S.Y., Chang, J.H., Staiger, C., and Day, B. (2016). The Pseudomonas syringae type III effector HopG1 induces actin filament remodeling in Arabidopsis in association with disease symptom development. Plant Physiol. 171: 2239-2255. (* Equal contribution).


2016_shimono-and-luShimono, M., Higaki, T., Kaku, H., Shibuya, N., Hasezawa, S., and Day, B. (2016). Quantitative evaluation of stomatal cytoskeletal patterns during the activation of immune signaling in Arabidopsis thaliana. PLoS One. 11:e0159291.


2016_burkhardt-and-day_plantBurkhardt, A. and Day, B. (2016). Transcriptome and small RNAome dynamics during a resistant and susceptible interaction between cucumber and downy mildew. Plant Genome. doi: 10.3835/plantgenome2015.08.0069


2016_burkhardt-and-day_transcriptomeBurkhardt, A. and Day, B. (2016). Transcriptome and small RNAome dynamics during a resistant and susceptible interaction between cucumber and downy mildew. Plant Genome. doi: 10.3835/plantgenome2015.08.0069



2015_tanaba-et-alTanabe, S., Onodera, H., Hara, N., Ishii-Minami, N., Day, B., Fujisawa, Y., Hagio, T., Toki, S., Shibuya, N., Nishizawa, Y., and Minami, E. (2015). The elicitor-responsive gene for a GRAS family protein, CIGR2, suppresses cell death in rice inoculated with rice blast fungus via activation of a heat shock transcription factor, OsHsf23. Biosci. Biotech. BiochemDOI:10.1080/09168451.2015.1075866


2015_burkhardt-et-alBurkhardt, A., Buchanan, A., Cumbie, J.S., Savory, E.A., Chang, J.H.*, and Day, B.* (2015). Alternative splicing in the obligate biotrophic oomycete pathogen, Pseudoperonospora cubensis. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 28: 298-309. *co-corresponding authors.


corrion-2015Corrion, A., and Day, B. (2015). Pathogen resistance signaling in plants. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester. DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0020119.pub2. pp. 1-14.


2015_porter-and-dayPorter, K., and Day, B. (2015). From filaments to function: The role of the plant actin cytoskeleton in pathogen perception, signaling and immunity. J. Int. Plant. Biol. 58: 299-311.


2015_li-et-alLi, J., Henty-Ridilla, J.L., Staiger, B.H., Day, B., and Staiger, C.J. (2015). Capping protein integrates multiple MAMP signaling pathways to modulate actin dynamics during plant innate immunity. Nature Comm. 28: 7206. doi: 10.1038/ncomms8206.



2014_henty-ridilla-et-alHenty-Ridilla, J.L., Li, J., Day, B., and Staiger, C.J. (2014). ADF4 regulates actin dynamics during innate    immune signaling. Plant Cell. 26: 340-352



2013_burkhardt-and-dayBurkhardt, A., and Day, B. (2013). A genomics perspective on cucurbit-oomycete interactions. Plant Biotech. 30: 265-271.


2013_porter-and-dayPorter, K., and Day, B. (2013). Actin branches out to link pathogen perception and host gene regulation. Plant Signal. Behav. 8(3). pii: e23468.


2013_henty-ridilla-et-alHenty, J.L., Shimono, M., Li, J., Chang, J.H., Day, B.*, and Staiger, C.J.* (2013). The plant actin cytoskeleton is a novel component of innate immunity. PLoS Path. 9: e1003290. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1003290.

*co-corresponding authors.


2013_vogt-et-alVogt, I., Wohner, T., Richter, K., Wensing, A., Geider, K., Sundin, G., Savory, E.A., Day, B., Hanke, M-V., Flachowsky, H., and Peil, A. (2013). Gene-for-gene relationship in the host-pathogen-system Malus x robusta 5 – Erwinia amylovora. New Phytol. 197: 1262-1275.



2012_porter-et-alPorter, K., Shimono, M., Tian, M., and Day, B. (2012). Arabidopsis Actin-depolymerizing Factor-4 links pathogen perception, defense activation and transcription to cytoskeletal dynamics. PLoS Pathogens, 8(11): e1003006. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1003006


2012-2_savory-et-alSavory, E.A., Adhikari, B., Vaillancourt, B., Hamilton, J., Buell, C.R., and Day, B. (2012). RNA-seq analysis of the Pseudoperonospora cubensis transcriptome during infection of cucumber (Cucumis sativus). PloS One. 10.1371/journal.pone.0035796.


2012_adhikari-et-alAdhikari, B., Savory, E.A., Vaillancourt, B., Hamilton, J., Day, B. and Buell, C.R. (2012). Transcriptomic response of Cucumis sativus to Pseudoperonospora cubensis infection. PLoS One. 0.1371/journal.pone.0034954.


2012-1_savory-et-alSavory, E.A., Zou, C., Adhikari, B., Hamilton, J., Buell, C.R., Shiu, S-H., and Day, B. (2012). Alternative splicing of a Pseudoperonospora cubensis multi-drug transporter generates a translocated RXLR effector protein that elicits a rapid cell death in cucumber. PLoS One. 10.1371/journal.pone.0034701.



2011_runge-et-alRunge, F., Telle, S., Ploch, S., Savory, E., Day, B., Sharma, R., and Thines, M. (2011). Phylogenetic        relationships of downy mildews and their relatives reveal a high degree of paraphyly in Phytophthora. IMA Fungus. 2: 163-171.


2011-2_knepper-et-alKnepper, C., Savory, E.A., and Day, B. (2011). The role of NDR1 in pathogen perception and defense signaling. Plant Signal Behav. 6: 1114-1116.


2011_henty-et-alHenty, J.L., Bledsoe, S.W., Khurana, P., Meagher, R.B., Day, B., Blanchoin, L., and Staiger, C.J. (2011). ADF4 modulates the stochastic dynamic behavior of actin filaments in the cortical array of plant cells. Plant Cell. 23: 3711-3726.


2011_varbanova-et-alVarbanova, M., Porter, K., Lu, F., Ralph, J., Hammerschmidt, R., Jones, A.D., and Day, B. (2011). Molecular and biochemical basis for stress induced accumulation of free and bound p-coumaraldehyde in Cucumis sativus. Plant Physiol. 157: 1056-1066.


2011_day-et-alDay, B., Henty, J., Porter, K., and Staiger, C. (2011). The pathogen-actin connection: A platform for defense signaling in plants. Ann. Rev. Phytopathol. 49: 483-506.


2011_miles-et-alMiles, T.D., Day, B., and Schilder, A. (2011). Identification of differentially expressed genes in a resistant versus a susceptible blueberry cultivar after infection by Colletotrichum acutatum. Mol. Plant Pathol. 12: 473-477.


2011-1_knepper-et-alKnepper, C., Savory, E., and Day, B. (2011). Arabidopsis NDR1 is an integrin-like protein with a role in nutrient stasis and plasma membrane-cell wall adhesion. Plant Physiol. 156: 286-300.


2011_tian-et-alTian, M., Win, J., Savory, E., Burkhardt, A., Held, M., Brandizzi, F., and Day, B. (2011). 454 genome sequencing of Pseudoperonospora cubensis reveals effector proteins with a putative QXLR translocation motif. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 24: 543-553.


2011_savory-et-alSavory, E.A., Granke, L.L., Quesada-Ocampo, L.M., Varbanova, M., Hausbeck, M.K., and Day, B. (2011). The cucurbit downy mildew pathogen Pseudoperonospora cubensis. Mol. Plant Pathol. 12: 217-226.



2010_knepper-and-dayKnepper, C. and Day, B. (2010). From perception to activation: The molecular-genetic and biochemical        landscape of resistance signaling in plants. The Arabidopsis Book. May 14, 2010; 10.1199/tab.0124.


2010_dayDay, B. and He, S.Y. (2010). Battling immune kinases in plants. Cell Host Microbe 7: 259-261.


2010_chinnapun-et-alChinnapun, D., Tian, M., Day, B., and Churngchow, N. (2010). Inhibition of a Hevea brasiliensis protease by a Kazal-like serine protease inhibitor from Phytophthora palmivora. Physiol. Mol. Plant Path. 74: 27-33.



2009 Tian et alTian, M., Chaudhry, F., Ruzicka, D.R., Meagher, R.B., Staiger, C.J., and Day, B. (2009). Arabidopsis actin depolymerizing factor AtADF4 mediates defense signal transduction triggered by the Pseudomonas syringae effector AvrPphB. Plant Physiol. 150: 815-824.


2016_shimono-and-luDay, B. and Graham, T. (2007). The plant host pathogen interface: cell wall and membrane dynamics of pathogen-induced responses. Ann NY Acad Sci. 1113: 123-134.



2016_shimono-and-luTian, M. and Day, B. (2006). Domain switching and host recognition. Mol. Microbiol. 61:1091-1093.