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Plant Pathology
Valent, Barbara
Designation Distinguished Professor and Chair, Interdepartmental Genetics Program
On Campus Address : 4108 Throckmorton
Kansas State University
Department of Plant Pathology
Manhattan KS 66506-5502
Phone(s) : 785-532-2336
Fax : 785-532-5692
E-mail : bvalent@ksu.edu
Home page :   The Valent Lab
Area(s) of
: Fungal Genetics
Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions
Plant-fungal interactions
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B.A. Chemistry, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1972
Ph.D. Biochemistry, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1978
Post Doctoral Associate NIH Post-doctoral Fellow, Cornell University, 1980 - 1982
Selected Publications

Chuma, I., C. Isobe, Y. Hotta, K. Ibaragi, N. Futamata, M. Kusaba, K. Yoshida, R. Terauchi, Y. Fujita, H. Nakayashiki, B. Valent, and Y. Tosa. 2011. Multiple Translocation of the AVR-Pita Effector Gene among Chromosomes of the Rice Blast Fungus Magnaporthe oryzae and Related Species, PLoS Pathogens  7(7): e1002147. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1002147.


Khang, C.H., R. Berruyer, M.C. Giraldo, P. Kankanala, S.-Y. Park, K. Czymmek, S. Kang and B. Valent, 2010.  Translocation of Magnaporthe oryzae effectors into rice cells and their subsequent cell-to-cell movement.  The Plant Cell, 22:1388-1403.  (Rated F1000 Biology Factor 6, Must Read)


Mosquera, G., M.C. Giraldo, C.H. Khang, S. Coughlan, and B. Valent. 2009.  Interaction transcriptome analysis identifies Magnaporthe oryzae BAS1-4 as biotrophy-associated secreted proteins in rice blast disease. The Plant Cell, 21:1273-1290.  (Rated F1000 Biology Factor 6, Must Read)