January 2016

TGAC Ash tree assemblies (Tree 18 & 35)

October 2015

Genome sequencing of 9 species from the genus, Hymenoscyphus.

June 2014

Genome sequencing of 23 strains of H. pseudoalbidus from Europe

20 UK isolates sequenced and submitted by The Genome Analysis Centre

May 2014

Analysis of UK Ash diversity set- morphological traits and disease susceptibility

Year 1 Report available on BioRxiv

April 2014

FIR analysis: genes encoding predicted secreted proteins occur in both gene sparse and gene dense regions of the H. pseudoalbidus genome

Identification of protein-coding genes putatively involved in infection by combining metagenomics analysis and protein orthologue clustering.

Regression analysis of gene expression values against disease symptoms

January 2014

Potential inhibition of a putative alternative oxidase identified in C. fraxinea reduces fungal growth in culture

November 2013

Repeated mRNA-Seq analysis of Tree 35

September 2013

Variant analysis of different isolates and fruiting bodies of Chalara fraxinea

Metagenomic analysis of Fraxinus excelsior, Chalara fraxinea and infected material.

SNP patterns in various isolates of Chalara fraxinea

Analysis of the Chalara genome suggests that it is AT repeat rich

Lignin degrading enzymes in the Chalara genome assembly

Assessing the origin of the UK Ash dieback pathogen

The top 100 ranked C. fraxinea candidate effector tribes

Mining for putative effectors in the Chalara fraxinea KW1 genome

August 2013

Six new RNA-seq datasets and mitovirus detection in Chalara fraxinea

mRNA-Seq analysis of Tree 35

July 2013

mRNAseq analysis of primordial and mature fruiting bodies of H. pseudoalbidus

June 2013

Both mating types of Hymenoscyphus pseudoalbidus (Chalara fraxinea) are present in Ashwellthorpe lower wood

Chalara-induced Ash dieback fungal fruiting bodies identified in Norfolk woodland

Putative alternative oxidase identified in Chalara fraxinea

May 2013

Signatures of Compositionally Non-Homogenous Domains (CNHD) in draft Chalara genome.

Carbohydrate Active Enzyme Domains in Proteins

Preliminary analysis of expression profiles of Ash genes during infection

Hymenoscyphus pseudoalbidus primordial fruiting bodies imaged by cryo-scanning electron microscopy

April 2013

Primordial fruiting bodies of H. pseudoalbidus identified on material collected from Ashwellthorpe lower wood

Both mating types of Hymenoscyphus pseudoalbidus (Chalara fraxinea) are present at nursery, recent planting and natural spread sites

March 2013

Sequence analysis of fruiting bodies isolated from Ash trees at Ashwellthorpe lower wood

January 2013

AT1 and AT2 are of a different mating type to KW1

Analysis of the MAT1 locus of C. fraxinea KW1 isolate

Is the high representation of fungal transcripts in the infected ash material unusual or alarming?

December 2012

Phylogenetic tree of Chalaria fraxinea based on ITS / 5.8S rRNA sequences

AT2 RNA-seq transcripts blastx-ed against eukaryotic protein database also show high fungal enrichment

PFAM Domain Analysis of AT1 – Lisa Crossman

Nep1-like proteins (NLPs) identified in AT1 assembled transcripts using tblastn

AT1 RNA-seq reads blastx-ed against eukaryotic protein database show high proportion of fungal enrichment