Andrew Bent

Position title: Professor


Phone: 608-265-3034

Plant Pathology
Molecular/Genetic Mechanisms of Plant Disease Resistance

886 Russell Labs
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989, Postdoctoral Research: University of California — Berkeley
Plant Pathology
Research Interests
Molecular/Genetic Mechanisms of Plant Disease Resistance
Research Fields
Disease Biology, Cell Biology, Gene Expression, Plants

Research Description:
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Representative Publications:
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Bent A., 2022. Exploring Soybean Resistance to Soybean Cyst Nematode. Annu Rev Phytopathol.

Grunwald, D.G., Zapotocny, R.W., Ozer, S., Diers, B.W. and Bent, A.F., 2021. Detection of rare nematode resistance Rhg1 haplotypes in Glycine soja and a novel Rhg1 a-SNAP. Plant Genome e20152.

Butler, K.J., Fliege, C., Zapotocny, R., Diers, B., Hudson, M. and Bent, A.F., 2021. Soybean cyst nematode resistance QTL cqSCN-006 alters the expression of a ɣ-SNAP protein. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact.

Yao D., Arguez M.A., He P., Bent A.F., and Song J., 2021. Coordinated regulation of plant immunity by poly(ADPribosyl)ation and K63-linked ubiquitination. Mol. Plant. 14:2088–2103.

Bayless, A.M., Zapotocny, R.W., Han, S., Grunwald, D.J., Amundson, K.K., Bent, A.F., 2019. The rhg1-a (Rhg1 low-copy) nematode resistance source harbors a copia-family retrotransposon within the Rhg1-encoded α-SNAP gene. Plant Direct 3:1-19.

Butler, K.J., Chen, S., Smith, J.M., Wang, X. and Bent, A.F., 2019. Soybean resistance locus Rhg1 confers resistance to multiple cyst nematodes in diverse plant species. Phytopathology,

Hu, D., Bent, A.F., Hou, X. and Li, Y., 2019. Agrobacterium-mediated vacuum infiltration and floral dip transformation of rapid-cycling Brassica rapa. BMC Plant Biology 19:246.