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Dr Sreedhar Kilaru

Dr Sreedhar Kilaru

Postdoctoral researcher

 Geoffrey Pope 

 

Geoffrey Pope Building, University of Exeter , Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4QD, UK

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Journal articles

Steinberg G, Kilaru S, Schuster M, Ma W (In Press). Fluorescent markers of various organelles in the wheat pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici. Fungal Genetics and Biology
Cannon S, Kay W, Kilaru S, Schuster M, Gurr SJ, Steinberg G (2022). Multi-site fungicides suppress banana Panama disease, caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense Tropical Race 4. PLOS Pathogens, 18(10), e1010860-e1010860. Abstract.
Kilaru S, Fantozzi E, Cannon S, Schuster M, Chaloner TM, Guiu-Aragones C, Gurr SJ, Steinberg G (2022). Zymoseptoria tritici white-collar complex integrates light, temperature and plant cues to initiate dimorphism and pathogenesis. Nature Communications, 13(1). Abstract.
Fantozzi E, Kilaru S, Gurr SJ, Steinberg G (2021). Asynchronous development of Zymoseptoria tritici infection in wheat. Fungal Genet Biol, 146 Abstract.  Author URL.
Fantozzi E, Kilaru S, Cannon S, Schuster M, Gurr SJ, Steinberg G (2021). Conditional promoters to investigate gene function during wheat infection by Zymoseptoria tritici. Fungal Genet Biol, 146 Abstract.  Author URL.
Steinberg G, Schuster M, Gurr SJ, Schrader TA, Schrader M, Wood M, Early A, Kilaru S (2020). A lipophilic cation protects crops against fungal pathogens by multiple modes of action. Nat Commun, 11(1). Abstract.  Author URL.
Kilaru S, Schuster M, Murray R, Steinberg G (2020). Optimal timing for Agrobacterium-mediated DNA transformation of Trichoderma reesei conidia revealed by live cell imaging. Fungal Genet Biol, 142 Abstract.  Author URL.
Kilaru S, Schuster M, Cannon S, Steinberg G (2020). Optimised red- and green-fluorescent proteins for live cell imaging in the industrial enzyme-producing fungus Trichoderma reesei. Fungal Genet Biol, 138 Abstract.  Author URL.
Derbyshire MC, Gohari AM, Mehrabi R, Kilaru S, Steinberg G, Ali S, Bailey A, Hammond-Kosack K, Kema GHJ, Rudd JJ, et al (2019). Phosphopantetheinyl transferase (Ppt)-mediated biosynthesis of lysine, but not siderophores or DHN melanin, is required for virulence of Zymoseptoria tritici on wheat (vol 8, 17069, 2018). SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 9 Author URL.
Steinberg G, Schuster M, Hacker C, Kilaru S, Correia A (2017). ATP prevents Woronin bodies from sealing septal pores in unwounded cells of the fungus Zymoseptoria tritici. Cell Microbiol, 19(11). Abstract.  Author URL.
Steinberg G, Harmer NJ, Schuster M, Kilaru S (2017). Woronin body-based sealing of septal pores. Fungal Genet Biol, 109, 53-55. Abstract.  Author URL.
Schuster M, Martin-Urdiroz M, Higuchi Y, Hacker C, Kilaru S, Gurr SJ, Steinberg G (2016). Co-delivery of cell-wall-forming enzymes in the same vesicle for coordinated fungal cell wall formation. Nat Microbiol, 1(11). Abstract.  Author URL.
Bailey AM, Alberti F, Kilaru S, Collins CM, de Mattos-Shipley K, Hartley AJ, Hayes P, Griffin A, Lazarus CM, Cox RJ, et al (2016). Identification and manipulation of the pleuromutilin gene cluster from Clitopilus passeckerianus for increased rapid antibiotic production. Sci Rep, 6 Abstract.  Author URL.
Kilaru S, Schuster M, Studholme D, Soanes D, Lin C, Talbot NJ, Steinberg G (2015). A codon-optimized green fluorescent protein for live cell imaging in Zymoseptoria tritici. Fungal Genet Biol, 79, 125-131. Abstract.  Author URL.
Kilaru S, Schuster M, Latz M, Das Gupta S, Steinberg N, Fones H, Gurr SJ, Talbot NJ, Steinberg G (2015). A gene locus for targeted ectopic gene integration in Zymoseptoria tritici. Fungal Genet Biol, 79, 118-124. Abstract.  Author URL.
Kilaru S, Ma W, Schuster M, Courbot M, Steinberg G (2015). Conditional promoters for analysis of essential genes in Zymoseptoria tritici. Fungal Genet Biol, 79, 166-173. Abstract.  Author URL.
Guo M, Kilaru S, Schuster M, Latz M, Steinberg G (2015). Fluorescent markers for the Spitzenkörper and exocytosis in Zymoseptoria tritici. Fungal Genet Biol, 79, 158-165. Abstract.  Author URL.
Kilaru S, Schuster M, Latz M, Guo M, Steinberg G (2015). Fluorescent markers of the endocytic pathway in Zymoseptoria tritici. Fungal Genet Biol, 79, 150-157. Abstract.  Author URL.
Schuster M, Kilaru S, Latz M, Steinberg G (2015). Fluorescent markers of the microtubule cytoskeleton in Zymoseptoria tritici. Fungal Genet Biol, 79, 141-149. Abstract.  Author URL.
Ma W, Kilaru S, Collins C, Courbot M, Steinberg G (2015). Libraries for two-hybrid screening of yeast and hyphal growth forms in Zymoseptoria tritici. Fungal Genet Biol, 79, 94-101. Abstract.  Author URL.
Camões F, Islinger M, Guimarães SC, Kilaru S, Schuster M, Godinho LF, Steinberg G, Schrader M (2015). New insights into the peroxisomal protein inventory: Acyl-CoA oxidases and -dehydrogenases are an ancient feature of peroxisomes. Biochim Biophys Acta, 1853(1), 111-125. Abstract.  Author URL.
Guimaraes SC, Schuster M, Bielska E, Dagdas G, Kilaru S, Meadows BRA, Schrader M, Steinberg G (2015). Peroxisomes, lipid droplets, and endoplasmic reticulum "hitchhike" on motile early endosomes. J Cell Biol, 211(5), 945-954. Abstract.  Author URL.
Schuster M, Kilaru S, Guo M, Sommerauer M, Lin C, Steinberg G (2015). Red fluorescent proteins for imaging Zymoseptoria tritici during invasion of wheat. Fungal Genet Biol, 79, 132-140. Abstract.  Author URL.
Kilaru S, Steinberg G (2015). Yeast recombination-based cloning as an efficient way of constructing vectors for Zymoseptoria tritici. Fungal Genet Biol, 79, 76-83. Abstract.  Author URL.
Bielska E, Higuchi Y, Schuster M, Steinberg N, Kilaru S, Talbot NJ, Steinberg G (2014). Long-distance endosome trafficking drives fungal effector production during plant infection. Nat Commun, 5 Abstract.  Author URL.
Steinberg G, Schuster M, Theisen U, Kilaru S, Forge A, Martin-Urdiroz M (2012). Motor-driven motility of fungal nuclear pores organizes chromosomes and fosters nucleocytoplasmic transport. J Cell Biol, 198(3), 343-355. Abstract.  Author URL.
Schuster M, Treitschke S, Kilaru S, Molloy J, Harmer NJ, Steinberg G (2012). Myosin-5, kinesin-1 and myosin-17 cooperate in secretion of fungal chitin synthase. EMBO J, 31(1), 214-227. Abstract.  Author URL.
Schuster M, Kilaru S, Ashwin P, Lin C, Severs NJ, Steinberg G (2011). Controlled and stochastic retention concentrates dynein at microtubule ends to keep endosomes on track. EMBO J, 30(4), 652-664. Abstract.  Author URL.
Schuster M, Kilaru S, Fink G, Collemare J, Roger Y, Steinberg G (2011). Kinesin-3 and dynein cooperate in long-range retrograde endosome motility along a nonuniform microtubule array. Mol Biol Cell, 22(19), 3645-3657. Abstract.  Author URL.
Sabotič J, Kilaru S, Budič M, Gašparič MB, Gruden K, Bailey AM, Foster GD, Kos J (2011). Protease inhibitors clitocypin and macrocypin are differentially expressed within basidiomycete fruiting bodies. Biochimie, 93(10), 1685-1693. Abstract.  Author URL.
Collins CM, Heneghan MN, Kilaru S, Bailey AM, Foster GD (2010). Improvement of the Coprinopsis cinerea molecular toolkit using new construct design and additional marker genes. J Microbiol Methods, 82(2), 156-162. Abstract.  Author URL.
Stajich JE, Wilke SK, Ahrén D, Au CH, Birren BW, Borodovsky M, Burns C, Canbäck B, Casselton LA, Cheng CK, et al (2010). Insights into evolution of multicellular fungi from the assembled chromosomes of the mushroom Coprinopsis cinerea (Coprinus cinereus). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 107(26), 11889-11894. Abstract.  Author URL.
Kilaru S, Collins CM, Hartley AJ, Bailey AM, Foster GD (2009). Establishing molecular tools for genetic manipulation of the pleuromutilin-producing fungus Clitopilus passeckerianus. Appl Environ Microbiol, 75(22), 7196-7204. Abstract.  Author URL.
Hartley AJ, de Mattos-Shipley K, Collins CM, Kilaru S, Foster GD, Bailey AM (2009). Investigating pleuromutilin-producing Clitopilus species and related basidiomycetes. FEMS Microbiol Lett, 297(1), 24-30. Abstract.  Author URL.
Courty PE, Hoegger PJ, Kilaru S, Kohler A, Buée M, Garbaye J, Martin F, Kües U (2009). Phylogenetic analysis, genomic organization, and expression analysis of multi-copper oxidases in the ectomycorrhizal basidiomycete Laccaria bicolor. New Phytol, 182(3), 736-750. Abstract.  Author URL.
Martin F, Aerts A, Ahrén D, Brun A, Danchin EGJ, Duchaussoy F, Gibon J, Kohler A, Lindquist E, Pereda V, et al (2008). The genome of Laccaria bicolor provides insights into mycorrhizal symbiosis. Nature, 452(7183), 88-92. Abstract.  Author URL.
Kilaru S, Hoegger PJ, Majcherczyk A, Burns C, Shishido K, Bailey A, Foster GD, Kües U (2006). Expression of laccase gene lcc1 in Coprinopsis cinerea under control of various basidiomycetous promoters. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol, 71(2), 200-210. Abstract.  Author URL.
Hoegger PJ, Kilaru S, James TY, Thacker JR, Kües U (2006). Phylogenetic comparison and classification of laccase and related multicopper oxidase protein sequences. FEBS J, 273(10), 2308-2326. Abstract.  Author URL.
Kilaru S, Hoegger PJ, Kües U (2006). The laccase multi-gene family in Coprinopsis cinerea has seventeen different members that divide into two distinct subfamilies. Curr Genet Abstract.
Kilaru S, Hoegger PJ, Kües U (2006). The laccase multi-gene family in Coprinopsis cinerea has seventeen different members that divide into two distinct subfamilies. Curr Genet, 50(1), 45-60. Abstract.  Author URL.
Kilaru S, Kües U (2005). Comparison of gpd genes and their protein products in basidiomycetes. Fungal Genetics Reports, 52(1), 18-23.
Hoegger PJ, Navarro-González M, Kilaru S, Hoffmann M, Westbrook ED, Kües U (2004). The laccase gene family in Coprinopsis cinerea (Coprinus cinereus). Curr Genet, 45(1), 9-18. Abstract.  Author URL.

Chapters

Guimarães S, Kilaru S, Schrader M, Schuster M (In Press). Labeling of Peroxisomes for Live Cell Imaging in the Filamentous Fungus Ustilago maydis. In  (Ed) , Humana Press (Springer Imprint).

Conferences

Baumgartner K, Bailey A, Foster GD, Kilaru S (2008). Transgene expression in the basidiomycete root pathogen Armillaria mellea.  Author URL.

Publications by year


In Press

Steinberg G, Kilaru S, Schuster M, Ma W (In Press). Fluorescent markers of various organelles in the wheat pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici. Fungal Genetics and Biology
Guimarães S, Kilaru S, Schrader M, Schuster M (In Press). Labeling of Peroxisomes for Live Cell Imaging in the Filamentous Fungus Ustilago maydis. In  (Ed) , Humana Press (Springer Imprint).

2022

Cannon S, Kay W, Kilaru S, Schuster M, Gurr SJ, Steinberg G (2022). Multi-site fungicides suppress banana Panama disease, caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense Tropical Race 4. PLOS Pathogens, 18(10), e1010860-e1010860. Abstract.
Kilaru S, Fantozzi E, Cannon S, Schuster M, Chaloner TM, Guiu-Aragones C, Gurr SJ, Steinberg G (2022). Zymoseptoria tritici white-collar complex integrates light, temperature and plant cues to initiate dimorphism and pathogenesis. Nature Communications, 13(1). Abstract.

2021

Fantozzi E, Kilaru S, Gurr SJ, Steinberg G (2021). Asynchronous development of Zymoseptoria tritici infection in wheat. Fungal Genet Biol, 146 Abstract.  Author URL.
Fantozzi E, Kilaru S, Cannon S, Schuster M, Gurr SJ, Steinberg G (2021). Conditional promoters to investigate gene function during wheat infection by Zymoseptoria tritici. Fungal Genet Biol, 146 Abstract.  Author URL.

2020

Steinberg G, Schuster M, Gurr SJ, Schrader TA, Schrader M, Wood M, Early A, Kilaru S (2020). A lipophilic cation protects crops against fungal pathogens by multiple modes of action. Nat Commun, 11(1). Abstract.  Author URL.
Kilaru S, Schuster M, Murray R, Steinberg G (2020). Optimal timing for Agrobacterium-mediated DNA transformation of Trichoderma reesei conidia revealed by live cell imaging. Fungal Genet Biol, 142 Abstract.  Author URL.
Kilaru S, Schuster M, Cannon S, Steinberg G (2020). Optimised red- and green-fluorescent proteins for live cell imaging in the industrial enzyme-producing fungus Trichoderma reesei. Fungal Genet Biol, 138 Abstract.  Author URL.

2019

Derbyshire MC, Gohari AM, Mehrabi R, Kilaru S, Steinberg G, Ali S, Bailey A, Hammond-Kosack K, Kema GHJ, Rudd JJ, et al (2019). Phosphopantetheinyl transferase (Ppt)-mediated biosynthesis of lysine, but not siderophores or DHN melanin, is required for virulence of Zymoseptoria tritici on wheat (vol 8, 17069, 2018). SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 9 Author URL.

2017

Steinberg G, Schuster M, Hacker C, Kilaru S, Correia A (2017). ATP prevents Woronin bodies from sealing septal pores in unwounded cells of the fungus Zymoseptoria tritici. Cell Microbiol, 19(11). Abstract.  Author URL.
Steinberg G, Harmer NJ, Schuster M, Kilaru S (2017). Woronin body-based sealing of septal pores. Fungal Genet Biol, 109, 53-55. Abstract.  Author URL.

2016

Schuster M, Martin-Urdiroz M, Higuchi Y, Hacker C, Kilaru S, Gurr SJ, Steinberg G (2016). Co-delivery of cell-wall-forming enzymes in the same vesicle for coordinated fungal cell wall formation. Nat Microbiol, 1(11). Abstract.  Author URL.
Bailey AM, Alberti F, Kilaru S, Collins CM, de Mattos-Shipley K, Hartley AJ, Hayes P, Griffin A, Lazarus CM, Cox RJ, et al (2016). Identification and manipulation of the pleuromutilin gene cluster from Clitopilus passeckerianus for increased rapid antibiotic production. Sci Rep, 6 Abstract.  Author URL.

2015

Kilaru S, Schuster M, Studholme D, Soanes D, Lin C, Talbot NJ, Steinberg G (2015). A codon-optimized green fluorescent protein for live cell imaging in Zymoseptoria tritici. Fungal Genet Biol, 79, 125-131. Abstract.  Author URL.
Kilaru S, Schuster M, Latz M, Das Gupta S, Steinberg N, Fones H, Gurr SJ, Talbot NJ, Steinberg G (2015). A gene locus for targeted ectopic gene integration in Zymoseptoria tritici. Fungal Genet Biol, 79, 118-124. Abstract.  Author URL.
Kilaru S, Ma W, Schuster M, Courbot M, Steinberg G (2015). Conditional promoters for analysis of essential genes in Zymoseptoria tritici. Fungal Genet Biol, 79, 166-173. Abstract.  Author URL.
Guo M, Kilaru S, Schuster M, Latz M, Steinberg G (2015). Fluorescent markers for the Spitzenkörper and exocytosis in Zymoseptoria tritici. Fungal Genet Biol, 79, 158-165. Abstract.  Author URL.
Kilaru S, Schuster M, Latz M, Guo M, Steinberg G (2015). Fluorescent markers of the endocytic pathway in Zymoseptoria tritici. Fungal Genet Biol, 79, 150-157. Abstract.  Author URL.
Schuster M, Kilaru S, Latz M, Steinberg G (2015). Fluorescent markers of the microtubule cytoskeleton in Zymoseptoria tritici. Fungal Genet Biol, 79, 141-149. Abstract.  Author URL.
Ma W, Kilaru S, Collins C, Courbot M, Steinberg G (2015). Libraries for two-hybrid screening of yeast and hyphal growth forms in Zymoseptoria tritici. Fungal Genet Biol, 79, 94-101. Abstract.  Author URL.
Camões F, Islinger M, Guimarães SC, Kilaru S, Schuster M, Godinho LF, Steinberg G, Schrader M (2015). New insights into the peroxisomal protein inventory: Acyl-CoA oxidases and -dehydrogenases are an ancient feature of peroxisomes. Biochim Biophys Acta, 1853(1), 111-125. Abstract.  Author URL.
Guimaraes SC, Schuster M, Bielska E, Dagdas G, Kilaru S, Meadows BRA, Schrader M, Steinberg G (2015). Peroxisomes, lipid droplets, and endoplasmic reticulum "hitchhike" on motile early endosomes. J Cell Biol, 211(5), 945-954. Abstract.  Author URL.
Schuster M, Kilaru S, Guo M, Sommerauer M, Lin C, Steinberg G (2015). Red fluorescent proteins for imaging Zymoseptoria tritici during invasion of wheat. Fungal Genet Biol, 79, 132-140. Abstract.  Author URL.
Kilaru S, Steinberg G (2015). Yeast recombination-based cloning as an efficient way of constructing vectors for Zymoseptoria tritici. Fungal Genet Biol, 79, 76-83. Abstract.  Author URL.

2014

Bielska E, Higuchi Y, Schuster M, Steinberg N, Kilaru S, Talbot NJ, Steinberg G (2014). Long-distance endosome trafficking drives fungal effector production during plant infection. Nat Commun, 5 Abstract.  Author URL.

2013

Schuster M, Kilaru S, Steinberg G (2013). Dynactin is essential for extended retrograde run-length of single dynein motors in Ustilago maydis. MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF THE CELL, 24 Author URL.

2012

Steinberg G, Schuster M, Theisen U, Kilaru S, Forge A, Martin-Urdiroz M (2012). Motor-driven motility of fungal nuclear pores organizes chromosomes and fosters nucleocytoplasmic transport. J Cell Biol, 198(3), 343-355. Abstract.  Author URL.
Schuster M, Treitschke S, Kilaru S, Molloy J, Harmer NJ, Steinberg G (2012). Myosin-5, kinesin-1 and myosin-17 cooperate in secretion of fungal chitin synthase. EMBO J, 31(1), 214-227. Abstract.  Author URL.

2011

Schuster M, Kilaru S, Ashwin P, Lin C, Severs NJ, Steinberg G (2011). Controlled and stochastic retention concentrates dynein at microtubule ends to keep endosomes on track. EMBO J, 30(4), 652-664. Abstract.  Author URL.
Schuster M, Kilaru S, Fink G, Collemare J, Roger Y, Steinberg G (2011). Kinesin-3 and dynein cooperate in long-range retrograde endosome motility along a nonuniform microtubule array. Mol Biol Cell, 22(19), 3645-3657. Abstract.  Author URL.
Sabotič J, Kilaru S, Budič M, Gašparič MB, Gruden K, Bailey AM, Foster GD, Kos J (2011). Protease inhibitors clitocypin and macrocypin are differentially expressed within basidiomycete fruiting bodies. Biochimie, 93(10), 1685-1693. Abstract.  Author URL.

2010

Collins CM, Heneghan MN, Kilaru S, Bailey AM, Foster GD (2010). Improvement of the Coprinopsis cinerea molecular toolkit using new construct design and additional marker genes. J Microbiol Methods, 82(2), 156-162. Abstract.  Author URL.
Stajich JE, Wilke SK, Ahrén D, Au CH, Birren BW, Borodovsky M, Burns C, Canbäck B, Casselton LA, Cheng CK, et al (2010). Insights into evolution of multicellular fungi from the assembled chromosomes of the mushroom Coprinopsis cinerea (Coprinus cinereus). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 107(26), 11889-11894. Abstract.  Author URL.

2009

Kilaru S, Collins CM, Hartley AJ, Bailey AM, Foster GD (2009). Establishing molecular tools for genetic manipulation of the pleuromutilin-producing fungus Clitopilus passeckerianus. Appl Environ Microbiol, 75(22), 7196-7204. Abstract.  Author URL.
Hartley AJ, de Mattos-Shipley K, Collins CM, Kilaru S, Foster GD, Bailey AM (2009). Investigating pleuromutilin-producing Clitopilus species and related basidiomycetes. FEMS Microbiol Lett, 297(1), 24-30. Abstract.  Author URL.
Courty PE, Hoegger PJ, Kilaru S, Kohler A, Buée M, Garbaye J, Martin F, Kües U (2009). Phylogenetic analysis, genomic organization, and expression analysis of multi-copper oxidases in the ectomycorrhizal basidiomycete Laccaria bicolor. New Phytol, 182(3), 736-750. Abstract.  Author URL.

2008

Martin F, Aerts A, Ahrén D, Brun A, Danchin EGJ, Duchaussoy F, Gibon J, Kohler A, Lindquist E, Pereda V, et al (2008). The genome of Laccaria bicolor provides insights into mycorrhizal symbiosis. Nature, 452(7183), 88-92. Abstract.  Author URL.
Baumgartner K, Bailey A, Foster GD, Kilaru S (2008). Transgene expression in the basidiomycete root pathogen Armillaria mellea.  Author URL.

2006

Kilaru S, Hoegger PJ, Majcherczyk A, Burns C, Shishido K, Bailey A, Foster GD, Kües U (2006). Expression of laccase gene lcc1 in Coprinopsis cinerea under control of various basidiomycetous promoters. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol, 71(2), 200-210. Abstract.  Author URL.
Hoegger PJ, Kilaru S, James TY, Thacker JR, Kües U (2006). Phylogenetic comparison and classification of laccase and related multicopper oxidase protein sequences. FEBS J, 273(10), 2308-2326. Abstract.  Author URL.
Kilaru S, Hoegger PJ, Kües U (2006). The laccase multi-gene family in Coprinopsis cinerea has seventeen different members that divide into two distinct subfamilies. Curr Genet Abstract.
Kilaru S, Hoegger PJ, Kües U (2006). The laccase multi-gene family in Coprinopsis cinerea has seventeen different members that divide into two distinct subfamilies. Curr Genet, 50(1), 45-60. Abstract.  Author URL.

2005

Kilaru S, Kües U (2005). Comparison of gpd genes and their protein products in basidiomycetes. Fungal Genetics Reports, 52(1), 18-23.

2004

Hoegger PJ, Navarro-González M, Kilaru S, Hoffmann M, Westbrook ED, Kües U (2004). The laccase gene family in Coprinopsis cinerea (Coprinus cinereus). Curr Genet, 45(1), 9-18. Abstract.  Author URL.

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