School of Environment and Sustainability

Research Area(s)

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.