Research Areas:
Evolution, Genetics, Systems Biology

Publications

Roodt, D., Lohaus, R., Sterck, L., Swanepoel, R. L., Van de Peer, Y., Mizrachi, E., Evidence for an Ancient Whole Genome Duplication in the Cycad Lineage, PLOS ONE (September 2017, Volume 12, Page e0184454)

Van der Nest, M. A., Steenkamp, E. T., McTaggart, A. R., Trollip, C., Godlonton, T., Sauerman, E., Roodt, D., Naidoo, K., Coetzee, M. P. A., Wilken, P. M., Wingfield, M. J., Wingfield, B. D., Saprophytic and pathogenic fungi in the Ceratocystidaceae differ in their ability to metabolize plant-derived sucrose, BMC Evolutionary Biology (December 2015, Volume 15, Page 273)

Van der Nest, M. A., Beirn, L. A., Crouch, J., Demers, J. E., De Beer, Z. W., De Vos, L., Gordon, T. R., Moncalvo, J., Naidoo, K., Sanchez-Ramirez, S., Roodt, D., Santana, Q. C., Slinski, S. L., Stata, M., Taerum, S. J., Wilken, P. M., Wilson, A. M., Wingfield, M. J. and Wingfield, B. D., Draft genomes of Amanita jacksonii, Ceratocystis albifundus, Fusarium circinatum, Huntiella omanensis, Leptographium procerum, Rutstroemia sydowiana, and Sclerotinia echinophila, IMA Fungus (December 2014, Volume 5, Pages 473–486)

Van der Nest, M. A., Bihon, W., De Vos, L., Naidoo, K., Roodt, D., Rubagotti, E., Slippers, B., Steenkamp, E. T., Wilken, P. M., Wilson, A. M., Wingfield, M. J., Wingfield, B. D., Draft genome sequences of Diplodia sapinea, Ceratocystis manginecans, and Ceratocystis moniliformis, IMA Fungus (June, 2014, Volume 5, 135–140)

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