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Cecilia Tamborindeguy

Tamborindeguy, Cecilia
Cecilia Tamborindeguy
Associate Professor
Office:
Heep Center 516
Email:
Phone:
(832) 779 8070
http://tamborindeguylab.tamu.edu/
Undergraduate Education
Agronomic engineer, INP-ENSAT, France 2000
Graduate Education
Post-Doctoral Associate, Department of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell University, 2006-2008
Ph.D., Plant Biosciences, INP-ENSAT, France 2004
M.S., Plant Biosciences, INP-ENSAT, France 2000

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Our research focuses on understanding the mechanisms underlying plant pathogen transmission by insects. We study the interaction between plants, insects and pathogens. Our central questions are (1) how pathogens affect host plants and vectors,  (2) what are the molecular mechanisms involved in pathogen transmission, and (3) how plants respond to insects and pathogens. Our main study systems are psyllid – Liberibacter and aphid – viruses.
More recently we started a line of research on fire ants.

PUBLICATIONS:

Ibanez F., Hancock J., Tamborindeguy C. 2014 Identification and expression analysis of aquaporins in the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli. PLoS ONE 9(10): e111745.

Ibanez F.; Levy J ; Tamborindeguy C 2014 Transcriptome analysis of “Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum” in its psyllid vector, Bactericera cockerelli. PLoS ONE, Vol.9(7), pp.e100955

Levy J., Tamborindeguy C. 2014 Solanum habrochaites, a potential source of resistance against Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) and ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’. Journal of Economic Entomology, Vol.107(3), pp.1187-93

Nachappa P., Levy J., Pierson E., Tamborindeguy C. 2013 Correlation between “Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum” infection levels and fecundity in its psyllid vector. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 2014, Vol.115, pp.55-61

Reese J, Christenson MK, Leng N, Saha S, Cantarel B, Lindeberg M, Tamborindeguy C, MacCarthy J, Weaver D, Trease AJ, Ready SV, Davis VM, McCormick C, Haudenschild C, Han S, Johnson SL, Shelby KS, Huang H, Bextine BR, Shatters RG, Hall DG, Davis PH, Hunter WB. 2013 Characterization of the Asian Citrus Psyllid Transcriptome. Journal of Genomics; 2:54-58. doi:10.7150/jgen.7692

Tamborindeguy C., Bereman M.S., Deblasio S., Igwe D., Smith D.M., White F., MacCoss M.J., Gray S.M., Cilia M.. 2013 Genomic and proteomic analysis of Schizaphis graminum reveals cyclophilin proteins are involved in the transmission of Cereal yellow dwarf virus. PlosOne, 8: e71620

Levy J., Hancock J., Ravindran A., Gross D., Tamborindeguy C., Pierson E. 2013 Methods for rapid and effective PCR-based detection of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ from the insect vector Bactericera cockerelli: streamlining the DNA extraction/purification process. Journal of Economic Entomology, 106:1440-1445

Huot O., Nachappa P., Tamborindeguy C. 2013 The evolutionary strategies of plant defenses have a dynamic impact on the adaptations and interactions of vectors and pathogens. Insect Science, 20: 297-306

Nachappa P., Levy J., Tamborindeguy C. 2012 Transcritpomic analysis of potato psyllids following “Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum”- infection. Molecular Genetics and Genomics, 287: 803-814

Nachappa, P., Shapiro, A. A., and Tamborindeguy, C. 2012 Effect of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ on Fitness of Its Insect Vector, Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae), on Tomato. Phytopathology, 102: 41-46

Levy, J., Ravindran, A., Gross, D., Tamborindeguy, C., Pierson, E. 2011 Translocation of “Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum”, the Zebra Chip Pathogen, in Potato and Tomato. Phytopathology, 101: 1285-1291

Nachappa, P., Levy, J., Pierson, E., and Tamborindeguy, C. 2011 Diversity of endosymbionts in the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) vector of zebra chip disease. Current Microbiology, 62: 1510-1520

Cilia M., Howe K., Fish T., Smith D., Mahoney J., Tamborindeguy C., Burd J., Thannhauser T.W. and Gray S. 2011 Biomarker discovery from the top down: Protein biomarkers for efficient virus transmission by insects (Homoptera: Aphididae) discovered by coupling genetics and 2-D DIGE. Proteomics, 11: 1285-1291

Cilia M., Tamborindeguy C., Fish T , Howe K., Thannhauser T.W. and Gray S. 2011 Genetics coupled to quantitative intact proteomics links heritable aphid and endosymbiont protein expression to circulative polerovirus transmission. Journal of Virology, 85: 2148-2166

Medina R, Nachappa P., Tamborindeguy C. 2011 Differences in Bacterial Diversity of Host-associated Populations of Phylloxera notabilis Pergande (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in Pecan and Water Hickory. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 24: 761-771

Cilia M., Tamborindeguy C., Rolland M., Howe K., Thannhauser T.W. and Gray S. 2011 Tangible benefits of the pea aphid genome sequencing for aphid proteomics: enhancements in protein identification and data validation for homology-based proteomics. Journal of Insect Physiology, 57: 179-190 Ibanez F., Hancock J., Tamborindeguy C. 2014 Identification and expression analysis of aquaporins in the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli. PLoS ONE 9(10): e111745.

Ibanez F.; Levy J ; Tamborindeguy C 2014 Transcriptome analysis of “Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum” in its psyllid vector, Bactericera cockerelli. PLoS ONE, Vol.9(7), pp.e100955

Levy J., Tamborindeguy C. 2014 Solanum habrochaites, a potential source of resistance against Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) and ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’. Journal of Economic Entomology, Vol.107(3), pp.1187-93

Nachappa P., Levy J., Pierson E., Tamborindeguy C. 2013 Correlation between “Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum” infection levels and fecundity in its psyllid vector. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 2014, Vol.115, pp.55-61

Reese J, Christenson MK, Leng N, Saha S, Cantarel B, Lindeberg M, Tamborindeguy C, MacCarthy J, Weaver D, Trease AJ, Ready SV, Davis VM, McCormick C, Haudenschild C, Han S, Johnson SL, Shelby KS, Huang H, Bextine BR, Shatters RG, Hall DG, Davis PH, Hunter WB. 2013 Characterization of the Asian Citrus Psyllid Transcriptome. Journal of Genomics; 2:54-58. doi:10.7150/jgen.7692

Tamborindeguy C., Bereman M.S., Deblasio S., Igwe D., Smith D.M., White F., MacCoss M.J., Gray S.M., Cilia M.. 2013 Genomic and proteomic analysis of Schizaphis graminum reveals cyclophilin proteins are involved in the transmission of Cereal yellow dwarf virus. PlosOne, 8: e71620

Levy J., Hancock J., Ravindran A., Gross D., Tamborindeguy C., Pierson E. 2013 Methods for rapid and effective PCR-based detection of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ from the insect vector Bactericera cockerelli: streamlining the DNA extraction/purification process. Journal of Economic Entomology, 106:1440-1445

Huot O., Nachappa P., Tamborindeguy C. 2013 The evolutionary strategies of plant defenses have a dynamic impact on the adaptations and interactions of vectors and pathogens. Insect Science, 20: 297-306

Nachappa P., Levy J., Tamborindeguy C. 2012 Transcritpomic analysis of potato psyllids following “Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum”- infection. Molecular Genetics and Genomics, 287: 803-814

Nachappa, P., Shapiro, A. A., and Tamborindeguy, C. 2012 Effect of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ on Fitness of Its Insect Vector, Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae), on Tomato. Phytopathology, 102: 41-46

Levy, J., Ravindran, A., Gross, D., Tamborindeguy, C., Pierson, E. 2011 Translocation of “Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum”, the Zebra Chip Pathogen, in Potato and Tomato. Phytopathology, 101: 1285-1291

 Nachappa, P., Levy, J., Pierson, E., and Tamborindeguy, C. 2011 Diversity of endosymbionts in the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) vector of zebra chip disease. Current Microbiology, 62: 1510-1520

 Cilia M., Howe K., Fish T., Smith D., Mahoney J., Tamborindeguy C., Burd J., Thannhauser T.W. and Gray S. 2011 Biomarker discovery from the top down: Protein biomarkers for efficient virus transmission by insects (Homoptera: Aphididae) discovered by coupling genetics and 2-D DIGE. Proteomics, 11: 1285-1291

Cilia M., Tamborindeguy C., Fish T , Howe K., Thannhauser T.W. and Gray S. 2011 Genetics coupled to quantitative intact proteomics links heritable aphid and endosymbiont protein expression to circulative polerovirus transmission. Journal of Virology, 85: 2148-2166

Medina R, Nachappa P., Tamborindeguy C. 2011 Differences in Bacterial Diversity of Host-associated Populations of Phylloxera notabilis Pergande (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in Pecan and Water Hickory. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 24: 761-771

 Cilia M., Tamborindeguy C., Rolland M., Howe K., Thannhauser T.W. and Gray S. 2011 Tangible benefits of the pea aphid genome sequencing for aphid proteomics: enhancements in protein identification and data validation for homology-based proteomics. Journal of Insect Physiology, 57: 179-190