Personal Information

Name:Steve Whitham
Address:Iowa State University
351 Bessey
Ames, IA50011
Phone:515-294-4952
Email:swhitham at iastate.edu

Biography


Projects as Lead Investigator

Projects

Project Title
Virus-mediated Gene Editing in Soybean
A current assessment of foliar soybean diseases in Iowa
Improving CRISPR gene editing in soybean
Development of novel breeding lines for resistance to plant pathogens
Virus-induced Gene Silencing (VIGS) to Reveal Signal Networks Against Genes Controlling Resistance to Soybean Stress - Soybean Rust (ASR) and, Sclerotinia White Mold (1420-532-5604)
Characterization of the soybean rust infection process in susceptible and resistance soybean interaction

Projects - Individual Years

YearProject Title (each year)
2024The soybean genome editing toolbox - improving disease resistance and drought tolerance
2023The soybean genome editing toolbox - improving disease resistance and drought tolerance
2022The soybean genome editing toolbox - improving disease resistance and drought tolerance
2021Improving CRISPR gene editing in soybean
2020Improving CRISPR gene editing in soybean
2019A current assessment of foliar soybean diseases in Iowa
2019Improving CRISPR gene editing in soybean
2019Virus-mediated Gene Editing in Soybean
2018A current assessment of foliar soybean diseases in Iowa
2018Improving CRISPR gene editing in soybean
2017Development of novel breeding lines for resistance to plant pathogens
2016Development of novel breeding lines for resistance to plant pathogens
2015Development of novel breeding lines for resistance to plant pathogens
2015RNA-based approaches for protecting against yield loss due to soybean diseases
2014Virus-induced Gene Silencing (VIGS) to Reveal Signal Networks Against Genes Controlling Resistance to Soybean Stress - Soybean Rust (ASR) and, Sclerotinia White Mold (1420-532-5604)
2009Characterization of the soybean rust infection process in susceptible and resistance soybean interaction

Projects as Co-Investigator

Projects

Project Title
The role of thrips and host ranges in the disease of cycle of soybean vein necrosis virus in Iowa
Utilization of VIGS to identify resistance to agents of stress in soybean
RNA-based approaches for protecting against yield loss due to Soybean Diseases
Development of high-throughput DNA-based gene silencing technology for soybeans
Screening for genetic resistance against soybean viruses
Controlling yield-reducing pathogen stress in soybean; Short- and long-term benefits to stable production
Exploring new resistance resources for treating Soybean Diseases
Development of High-throughput DNA-based Gene Silencing Technology for Soybeans (Year 2 of 8251)

Projects - Individual Years

YearProject Title (each year)
2016The role of thrips and host ranges in the disease cycle of soybean vein necrosis virus in Iowa
2015The role of thrips and host ranges in the disease of cycle of soybean vein necrosis virus in Iowa
2014RNA-based approaches for protecting against yield loss due to Soybean Diseases
2014Utilization of VIGS to identify resistance to agents of stress in soybean
2014The use of VIGS technology to decrease yield-limiting stress in soybeans
2013Screening for genetic resistance against soybean viruses
2013The use of VIGS technology to decrease yield-limiting stress in soybeans
2013RNA-based approaches for protecting against yield loss due to Soybean Diseases
2012RNA-based approaches for protecting against yield loss due to Soybean Diseases
2012Utilization of VIGS to identify resistance to agents of stress in soybean
2012Screening for genetic resistance against soybean viruses
2012The use of VIGS technology to decrease yield-limiting stress in soybeans
2011RNA-based approaches for protecting against yield loss due to Soybean Diseases
2011Exploring new resistance resources for treating Soybean Diseases
2011Screening for genetic resistance against soybean viruses
2011Development of high-throughput DNA-based gene silencing technology for soybeans
2010Exploring new resistance resources for treating Soybean Diseases
2010Development of high-throughput DNA-based gene silencing technology for soybeans
2010Screening for genetic resistance against soybean viruses
2009Development of High-throughput DNA-based Gene Silencing Technology for Soybeans (Year 2 of 8251)
2009Controlling yield-reducing pathogen stress in soybean; Short- and long-term benefits to stable production
2009Exploring new resistance resources for treating Soybean Diseases