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Gail Canning

Role(s):
Senior Scientific Scientist
Plant Biology & Crop Science
Harpenden
Works With:
Phone:
+44 (0) 1582 763 133 ext: +44 1582 938527
Location:
Rothamsted Research, West Common, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ
Past Projects
Project Leader
  • Enhancing Diversity in UK wheat through a public sector prebreeding programme
Member
  • Pre-breeding research to support climate change adaptation and reduction of environmental footprint of oilseed rape: OREGIN
  • Understanding resistance to decrease risk of severe phoma stem canker on oilseed rape
  • Investigating components of the oilseed rape light leaf spot epidemic
  • IDG/Identifying cell death-inducing effectors and host targets in the interaction of wheat leaves with the fungal pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici (Mycosphaerella graminicola)
  • Combined with S5413 The Wheat Genetic Improvement Network (WGIN3) - Improving the resilience of UK wheat yield and quality through crop genetics and targeted traits analysis

T.H. Mauchline,D. Chedom-Fotso, G. Chandra, T. Samuels, N. Greenaway, A. Backhaus, V. McMillan, G. Canning, S. J. Powers, K. E. Hammond-Kosack, P. R. Hirsch, I. M. Clark, Z. Mehrabi, J. Roworth, J. Burnell andJ. G. Malone (2015)  An analysis of Pseudomonas genomic diversity in take-all infected wheat fields reveals the lasting impact of wheat cultivars on the soil microbiota.

Jonathan S. WEST , Gail GM Canning , Sarah AM Perryman , Roberto Oberti. Precision crop protection against sporadic diseases driven by climate change. EFSA’s 2nd Scientific Conference, Shaping the Future of Food Safety, Together Poster Presentation Milan, Italy, 14th-16th October 2015.

Vanessa E. McMillan, Gail Canning, Richard J. Gutteridge and Kim E. Hammond-Kosack (2014) Improving The Control Of Take-All Disease In Wheat.  Poster presentation AAB conference ‘Challenges for Crop Production & Quality’ 1st Dec 2014

Kim Hammond-Kosack, Gail Canning, Richard Gutteridge and Vanessa McMillan (2014) Genetic approaches to minimise take-all root disease in wheat. Association of Applied Biologists, January, Rothamsted Research 

Vanessa McMillan, Gail Canning, Richard Gutteridge and Kim Hammond-Kosack (2014) Identification and characterisation of the take-all inoculum build-up (TAB) trait. BASF sponsored root and Soil Symposium, 9th October 2014., BASF Germany

West JS, Wili SG, Canning GGM, Heard S, Weiss S, Jackman P, Coldrick Z, Mortimer A, Drago G, Johnson G, Grieve B, Norman K, Elsom K, Kozan K, Easton C, Jobling G, Magri B, Armstrong S, Perfect S, Scuffell D, Singh S (2013)  ‘SYield’ – a risk alert system for Sclerotinia in oilseed rape. IOBC-ICOC Working Group Integrated Control in Oilseed Crops, 8-10 October 2013, Belvaux, Luxembourg, page 49.

West JS, Heard S, Canning GGM, Fraaije BA, Hammond-Kosack K. (2013)  New developments in identification and quantification of airborne inoculum   Acta Phytopathologica Sinica 43 (SUPPL.) [International Congress of Plant Pathology,25-30 August 2013, Beijing] Abstract O01.002 page 16

West JS, Canning GGM, Heard S, Wili SG (2013) Development of the miniature virtual impactor - MVI - for long-term and automated air sampling to detect plant pathogen spores. Proceedings of “Future IPM in Europe” 19-21 March 2013, Riva del Garda, Italy. (Abstract)

West JS, Canning GGM, Bonants P, van Gent-Pelzer M, Nicolaisen M, Justesen A (2013) DNA analysis for plant pathogen detection in air samples Proceedings of “Future IPM in Europe” 19-21 March 2013, Riva del Garda, Italy. (Abstract)

Lowe, R., Jubault,M., Canning,G., Urban,M., Hammond-Kosack.K.E. (2011)  The Induction of mycotoxins by trichothecene producing Fusarium Species.   Methods in Molecular Biology - Plant Pathogen Protocols, Vol 825, Chapter 27, p439-455, DOI 10.1007/978-1-61779-501-5_27., Springer Science-Business Media. 835: 439-455 (all authors contributed equally to this publication), (peer reviewed).

Rohan G. T. Lowe, J. William Allwood, Aimee Galster, Martin Urban, Arsalan Daudi, Gail Canning, Jane L. Ward, Michael H. Beale and Kim E. Hammond-Kosack.  (2010)  A combined 1H NMR and ESI-MS analysis to understand the basal metabolism of plant pathogenic Fusarium species.  Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 23: 1605-1818. (Impact Factor 4.4)

R. Lowe, J. Allwood, M. Urban, G. Canning, M. Beale, J. Ward and K. Hammond-Kosack (2009)   DON mycotoxin production by the Fusarium fungi: a metabolomics perspective.  Poster Presentation, Fungal Genetics and Biology Conference, Asilomar, California,USA.

M. Attwood, J. Bennett, A. Campbell, G. Canning, M. Carr, E. Conway, R. Dunsdon, J. Greening, P. Jones, P. Kay, B. Handa, D. Hurst, N. Jennings, S. Jordan, E. Keech, M. O'Brien, H. Overton, J. King-Underwood, T. Raynham, K. Stenson, C. Wilkinson, T. Wilkinson and F. Wilson (1999)   Design and synthesis of potent inhibitors of Hepatitis C Virus NS3-4A proteinase. Antiviral Chemistry and Chemotherapy 10 (5): 259-273.

M. Urban, D. MCMillan, G. Canning, A. Newell, E. Brown, J.S. Mills and R. Jupp (1998)   In-vitro activity of Hepatitis B Virus Polymerase: Requirement for distinct metal ions and the viral epsilon stem-loop.  Journal of General Virology 79 (5): 1121-1131.

 K. Simmons, A. Newell, M. Robinson, J.S. Mills, G. Canning, R. Handa, K. Parkes, N. Borkakoti and R. Jupp. (1997)  Protein interactions in the Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 VP16-induced complex:VP16 peptide inhibition and mutational analysis of host cell factor requirements.  Journal of Virology 71 (5): 3886-3894.

Gail Donaghy and Ray Jupp (1995)  Characterisation of the Epstein-Barr Virus Proteinase and comparison with the Human Cytomegalovirus Proteinase. Journal of Virology 69 (2): 1265-1270. 

Miss G.G.M. Donaghy and Dr. R. A. Jupp (1994) In vivo and in vitro processing of the Epstein-Barr Virus Assembly Protein by the virally encoded Proteinase. Poster Presentation, Herpesvirus Workshop, Vancouver, Canada.

J.T. Griffiths et al. (1994) Interactions of Substrates and Inhibitors with a Family of Tethered HIV-1 and HIV-2 Homo- and Heterodimeric Proteinases.  Journal Of Biological Chemistry 269 (7): 4787-4793. Acknowledgement for contribution.