Adam J. Bogdanove

Professor
School of Integrative Plant Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Contact Information

334 Plant Science
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-7831

Adam J. Bogdanove

Professor
School of Integrative Plant Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Expertise
Molecular biology of pathogen–host interactions in plant disease; DNA targeting; genome editing

Current Research Interest
Mechanisms of bacterial plant pathogenesis and plant defense with a focus on bacterial blight and bacterial leaf streak of rice, caused by the pathovars of Xanthomonas oryzae; transcription activator-like (TAL) effector proteins in plant–bacterial interactions; genome editing for crop improvement

Distinction
American Phytopathological Society Noel T. Keen Award for Research Excellence in Molecular Plant Pathology
Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Outstanding Accomplishments in Research Award

Selected Publications
Wang, Li, Fabio C. Rinaldi, Pallavi Singh, Erin L. Doyle, Zoe E. Dubrow, Tuan Tu Tran, Alvaro L. Pérez-Quintero, Boris Szurek, and Adam J. Bogdanove. “TAL Effectors Drive Transcription Bidirectionally in Plants.” Molecular Plant 10, no. 2 (2017): 285-296.

Moscou, Matthew J., and Adam J. Bogdanove. “A Simple Cipher Governs DNA Recognition by TAL Effectors.Science 362, no. 5959 (2009): 1501.

Cornell Research Website Articles
Genetic Editing with CRISPR

TAL Effectors, One of Nature's Puzzles