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David Schneider MSc Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability

Graduate Chair, School of Environment and Sustainability

NRC Building

Research Area(s)

  • Mathematical, statistical and computational modelling of complex biological and biophysical systems
  • Systems biology and functional genomics
  • Biological sequence analysis
  • Comparative genomics of bacteria
  • Structure-function relations in plant roots
  • Genotype-phenotype relations in crop plants
  • Dynamics of large-scale outbreaks of infectious diseases

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Selected Publications

Sechler, A.J., Tancos, M.A., Schneider, D.J., King, J.G., Fennessey, C.M., Schroeder, B.K., Murray, T.D., Luster, D.G., Schneider, W.L., and Rogers, E.E.  2017.  Whole genome sequence of two Rathayibacter toxicus strains reveals a tunicamycin biosynthetic cluster similar to Streptomyces chartreusis.  PLoS ONE, 12(8): e0183005. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0183005

Butcher, B.G., Bao, Z., Wilson, J., Stodghill, P., Swingle, B., Filiatrault, M., Schneider, D., and Cartinhour, S.  2017.  The ECF sigma factor, PSPTO_1043, in Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato DC3000 is induced by oxidative stress and regulates genes involved in oxidative stress response. PLoS ONE, 12(7): e0180340. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0180340

Piñeros, M.A., Larson, B.G., Shaff, J.E., Schneider, D.J., Falcão, A.X., Yuan, L., Clark, R.T., Craft, E.J., Davis, T.W., Pradier, P.L., Shaw, N.M., Assaranurak, I., McCouch, S.R., Sturrock, C., Bennett, M., Kochian, L.V.  2016.  Evolving technologies for growing, imaging and analyzing 3D root system architecture of crop plants.  Journal of Integrative Plant Biology, 58(3): 230-241.  https://doi.org/10.1111/jipb.12456

Kogan, O., Khasin, M., Meerson, B., Schneider, D., and Myers, C.R.  2014.  Two-strain competition in quasineutral stochastic disease dynamics.  Physical Review E, 90(4): 042149.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.90.042149

Park, S.H.,  Bao, Z.,  Butcher, B.G.,  D’Amico, K.,  Xu, Y.,  Stodghill, P.,  Schneider, D.J., Cartinhour, S., and Filiatrault, M.J.  2014.  Analysis of the small RNA spf in the plant pathogen Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato strain DC3000.  Microbiology, 160: 941-953.  https://doi.org/10.1099/mic.0.076497-0

Singh, S., Schneider, D.J., and Myers, C.R.  2014.  Using multitype branching processes to quantify statistics of disease outbreaks in zoonotic epidemics.  Physical Review E, 89(3): 032702.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.89.032702

Ligaba, A., Dreyer, I., Margaryan, A., Schneider, D.J., Kochian, L., and Piñeros, M.  2013.  Functional, structural and phylogenetic analysis of domains underlying the Al sensitivity of the aluminum-activated malate/anion transporter, TaALMT1.  Plant Journal, 76: 766-780. https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.12332

Hindes, J., Singh, S., Myers, C.R., and Schneider, D.J.  2013.  Epidemic fronts in complex networks with metapopulation structure.  Physical Review E, 88(1): 012809.  https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.88.012809

Schechter, L.M., Valenta, J.C., Schneider, D.J., Collmer, A., and Sakk, E.  2012.  Functional and Computational Analysis of Amino Acid Patterns Predictive of Type III Secretion System Substrates in Pseudomonas syringae.  PLoS ONE, 7(4): e36038.  https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0036038

Bocsanczy, A.M., Schneider, D.J., DeClerck, G.A., Cartinhour, S., and Beer, S.V.  2012.   HopX1 in Erwinia amylovora Functions as an Avirulence Protein in Apple and Is Regulated by HrpL.  Journal of Bacteriology, 194(3): 553-560.  https://doi.org/10.1128/JB.05065-11