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Joel Gonzalez Cabrera

Role(s):
Visiting Worker
Biointeractions and Crop Protection
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Phone:
+44 (0) 1582 763 133 ext:
Location:
Rothamsted Research, West Common, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 2JQ

Peer Reviewed Publications

1. González-Cabrera J, Davies TGE, Field LM, Kennedy PJ and Williamson MS. An Amino Acid Substitution (L925V) Associated with Resistance to Pyrethroids in Varroa destructor. PLoS ONE; 8: e82941 (2013).

2. O'Reilly AO, Williamson MS, González-Cabrera J, Turberg A, Field LM, Wallace BA and Davies TG. Predictive 3D modelling of the interactions of pyrethroids with the voltage-gated sodium channels of ticks and mites. Pest Manag Sci; 70: 369-377 (2014).

3. González-Cabrera J, García M, Hernández-Crespo P, Farinós GP, Ortego F and Castañera P. Resistance to Bt maize in Mythimna unipuncta (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is mediated by alteration in Cry1Ab protein activation. Insect Biochem Mol Biol; 43: 635-643 (2013).

4. Zappalà L, Siscaro G, Biondi A, Mollá O, González-Cabrera J and Urbaneja A. Efficacy of sulphur on Tuta absoluta and its side effects on the predator Nesidiocoris tenuis. Journal of Applied Entomology; 136: 401-409 (2012).

5. Urbaneja A, González-Cabrera J, Arnó J and Gabarra R. Prospects for the biological control of Tuta absoluta in tomatoes of the Mediterranean basin. Pest Manag Sci; 68: 1215-1222 (2012).

6. Mollá O, González-Cabrera J and Urbaneja A. The combined use of Bacillus thuringiensis and Nesidiocoris tenuis against the tomato borer Tuta absoluta Biocontrol; 56: 883-891 (2011).

7. González-Cabrera J, Mollá O, Montón H and Urbaneja A. Efficacy of Bacillus thuringiensis (Berliner) in controlling the tomato borer, Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). Biocontrol; 56: 71-80 (2011).

8. Aboussaid H, Vidal-Quist JC, Oufdou K, El Messoussi S, Castañera P and González-Cabrera J. Occurrence, characterization and insecticidal activity of Bacillus thuringiensis strains isolated from argan fields in Morocco. Environmental Technology; 32: 1383-1391 (2011).

9. Vidal-Quist JC, Castañera P and González-Cabrera J. Cyt1Aa protein from Bacillus thuringiensis (Berliner) serovar israelensis is active against the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann). Pest Manag Sci; 66: 949-955 (2010).

10.  Desneux N, Wajnberg E, Wyckhuys KAG, Burgio G, Arpaia S, Narvaez-Vásquez CA, González-Cabrera J, Ruescas DC, Tabone E, Frandon J, Pizzol J, Poncet C, Cabello T and Urbaneja A. Biological invasion of European tomato crops by Tuta absoluta: ecology, geographic expansion and prospects for biological control. Journal of Pest Science; 83: 197-215 (2010).

11.  Vidal-Quist JC, Castañera P and González-Cabrera J. Diversity of Bacillus thuringiensis strains isolated from citrus orchards in Spain and evaluation of their insecticidal activity against Ceratitis capitata. J Microbiol Biotechnol; 19: 749-759 (2009).

12.  Vidal-Quist JC, Castañera P and González-Cabrera J. Simple and rapid method for PCR characterization of large Bacillus thuringiensis strain collections. Curr Microbiol; 58: 421-425 (2009).

13.  Leonardi MG, Caccia S, González-Cabrera J, Ferré J and Giordana B. Leucine transport is affected by Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1 toxins in brush border membrane vesicles from Ostrinia nubilalis Hb (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) and Sesamia nonagrioides Lefebvre (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) midgut. Journal of Membrane Biology; 214: 157-164 (2007).

14.  Siqueira HAA, González-Cabrera J, Ferré J, Flannagan R and Siegfried BD. Analyses of Cry1Ab binding in resistant and susceptible strains of the European Corn Borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Appl Environ Microbiol; 72: 5318-5324 (2006).

15.  González-Cabrera J, Farinós GP, Caccia S, Díaz-Mendoza M, Castañera P, Leonardi MG, Giordana B and Ferré J. Toxicity and mode of action of Bacillus thuringiensis Cry proteins in the Mediterranean corn borer, Sesamia nonagrioides (Lefebvre). Appl Environ Microbiol; 72: 2594-2600 (2006).

16.  Avilla C, Vargas-Osuna E, González-Cabrera J, Ferré J and González-Zamora JE. Toxicity of several δ-endotoxins of Bacillus thuringiensis against Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from Spain. J Invertebr Pathol; 90: 51-54 (2005).

17.  Li H, González-Cabrera J, Oppert B, Ferré J, Higgins RA, Buschman LL, Radke GA, Zhu KY and Huang F. Binding analyses of Cry1Ab and Cry1Ac with membrane vesicles from Bacillus thuringiensis-resistant and -susceptible Ostrinia nubilalis. Biochem Biophys Res Commun; 323: 52-57 (2004).

18.  Herrero S, González-Cabrera J, Ferré J, Bakker PL and de Maagd RA. Mutations in the Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ca toxin demonstrate the role of domains II and III in specificity towards Spodoptera exigua larvae. Biochemical Journal; 384: 507-513 (2004).

19.  González-Cabrera J, Escriche B, Tabashnik BE and Ferré J. Binding of Bacillus thuringiensis toxins in resistant and susceptible strains of pink bollworm (Pectinophora gossypiella). Insect Biochem Mol Biol; 33: 929-935 (2003).

20.  Herrero S, González-Cabrera J, Tabashnik BE and Ferré J. Shared binding sites in Lepidoptera for Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ja and Cry1A toxins. Appl Environ Microbiol; 67: 5729-5734 (2001).

21.  González-Cabrera J, Herrero S, Sayyed AH, Escriche B, Liu YB, Meyer SK, Wright DJ, Tabashnik BE and Ferré J. Variation in susceptibility to Bacillus thuringiensis toxins among unselected strains of Plutella xylostella. Appl Environ Microbiol; 67: 4610-4613 (2001).

22.  González-Cabrera J, Herrero S and Ferré J. High genetic variability for resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis toxins in a single population of diamondback moth. Appl Environ Microbiol; 67: 5043-5048 (2001).

23.  Vázquez-Padrón RI, González-Cabrera J, García-Tovar C, Neri-Bazán L, López-Revilla R, Hernández M, Moreno-Fierro L and de la Riva GA. Cry1Ac protoxin from Bacillus thuringiensis sp. kurstaki HD73 binds to surface proteins in the mouse small intestine. Biochem Biophys Res Commun; 271: 54-58 (2000).

24.  Vázquez-Padrón RI, Martínez-Gil AF, Ayra-Pardo C, González-Cabrera J, Prieto-Samsonov DL and de la Riva GA. Biochemical characterization of the third domain from Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1A toxins. Biochemical and Molecular Biology International; 45: 1011-1020 (1998).

25.  González-Cabrera J, Coego A, Martínez-Gil AF, de la Riva GA and Vázquez-Padrón RI. Optimization of transgene expression in sugar-cane cells. Biotechnology Techniques; 12: 793-796 (1998).

26.  de la Riva GA, González-Cabrera J, Vázquez-Padrón RI and Ayra-Pardo C. Agrobacterium tumefaciens: a natural tool for plant transformation. In Electronic Journal of Biotechnology (1998).

27.  Prieto-Samsonov DL, Vázquez-Padrón RI, Ayra-Pardo C, González-Cabrera J and de la Riva GA. Bacillus thuringiensis: from biodiversity to biotechnology. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol; 19: 202-219 (1997).

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Technical publications and Bulletins

28.  González-Cabrera J, Emyr Davies TG, Field LM, Kennedy PJ and Williamson MS. La resistencia de Varroa a los piretroides está asociada con una mutación en su genoma. Apicultura Ibérica; 2: 39-43 (2014).

29.  Vidal-Quist JC, Urbaneja A, Castañera P and González-Cabrera J. Activity of Cyt1Aa protein from Bacillus thuringiensis (Berliner) subsp. israelensis against the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann). IOBC WPRS Bulletin; 62: 234 (2011).

30.  Urbaneja A, Alonso M, Mollá O and González-Cabrera J. Influencia de variedades de tomate grueso en la instalación y desarrollo de Nesidiocoris tenuis para el control de Tuta absoluta. Agrícola Vergel; 348: 260-261 (2011).

31.  Urbaneja A, Alonso M, Mollá O, Alarcia JA and González-Cabrera J. Control biológico de Tuta absoluta en tomate de invernadero. Agrícola Vergel; 344: 59-59 (2011).

32.  Mollá O, Alonso A, Beitia F, González-Cabrera J and Urbaneja A. Enemigos naturales de Tuta absoluta y su utilización en programas de control biológico. Vida rural; 326: 1-3 (2011).

33.  Mollá O, Alonso M, Montón H, Beitia F, Verdú MJ, González-Cabrera J and Urbaneja A. Control biológico de Tuta absoluta: Catalogación de enemigos naturales y potencial de los míridos depredadores como agentes de control. Phytoma; 217: 42-47 (2010).

34.  González-Cabrera J, Mollá O, Montón H and Urbaneja A. Control biológico de Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) con Bacillus thuringiensis (Berliner). Phytoma; 217: 69-73 (2010).

35.  González-Cabrera J, Mollá O and Urbaneja A. Control biológico de Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) con Bacillus thuringiensis(Berliner). Agrícola Vergel; 333: 476-480 (2009).

36.  Ferré J, González-Cabrera J, Bel Y and Escriche B. Exploring the potential of corn borers to develop resistance to Bt-corn in Europe. GMOs in integrated plant production IOBC wprs Bulletin; 33: 1-6 (2008).

37.  Ferré J, González-Cabrera J, Escriche B and Herrero S. Manejo de la resistencia a las proteínas insecticidas de Bacillus thuringiensis. Phytoma; 173: 85-88 (2005).

38.  Ferré J, Escriche B, González-Cabrera J and Herrero S. Estrategias de manejo de la resistencia para preservar la utilidad de las plantas Bt. Boletín Electrónico de la Sociedad Española de Genética; 20: 13-17 (2005). http://www.segenetica.es/beseg/beseg20.pdf

39.  Estela A, González-Cabrera J, Escriche B and Ferré J. Uso de Bacillus thuringiensis en el control de plagas de algodón. Phytoma; 144: 170-171 (2002).

40.  Escriche B, González-Cabrera J, Herrero S and Ferré J. La utilización de Bacillus thuringiensis como bioinsecticida. Phytoma; 129: 40-44 (2001).

41.  González-Cabrera J, Vázquez Padrón RI, Prieto Samsonov D, Ayra Pardo C, Menéndez E, Lok MLC, González PL, Arozarena NJ, Pozo Menéndez JL and de la Riva GA. Genetic transformation of cabbage ( Brassica oleraceae var capitata) with Bacillus thuringiensis cry1Ab and cry1B genes. Proceedings of the Interamerican Society for Tropical Horticulture; 42: 367-373 (1998).

 

Book chapters

42.  Urbaneja A, Desneux N, Gabarra R, Arno J, González-Cabrera J, Mafra Neto A, Stoltman L, Pinto AdS and Parra JRP. Biology, ecology and management of the South American tomato pinworm, Tuta absoluta. In Potential invasive pests of agricultural crops, ed. by Pena JE. Cabi: Wallingford, pp. 98-125 (2013).

43.  González-Cabrera J and Ferré J. Bacterias Entomopatógenas. In Control biológico de plagas agrícolas, ed. by Jacas J and Urbaneja A. Phytoma/España: Valencia, pp. 85-97 (2008).

44.  González-Cabrera J. Plantas transgénicas con la capacidad insecticida de Bacillus thuringiensis. In Bioinsecticidas: fundamentos y aplicaciones de Bacillus thuringiensis en el control integrado de plagas, ed. by Caballero P and Ferré J. Phytoma-España: Navarra, pp. 169-187 (2001).

45.  Ferré J, Granero F, González-Cabrera J and Ballester V. Bases de la resistencia a Bacillus thuringiensis y estrategias de control en el uso de plantas transgénicas. In Bioinsecticidas: fundamentos y aplicaciones de Bacillus thuringiensis en el control integrado de plagas, ed. by Caballero P and Ferré J. Phytoma-España: Navarra, pp. 271-296 (2001).

 

Patents

46.  Caballero-Murillo P, Martínez-Rico C, Ferré Manzanero J, Porcar Miralles M, Hernández-Rodríguez CS and González-Cabrera J. Nueva cepa de Bacillus thuringiensis para el control de orugas de lepidópteros y en especial de la gardama, Spodoptera exigua. España Patent ES 2195738 B1 Holder entity: Universitat de València. Estudi general. (2001). Licenced to: Industrias Afrasa, S.A. (Paterna, Valencia).

47.  de la Riva GA, Vázquez-Padrón RI, Pajón Feyt R, González-Cabrera J, Martínez-Gil AF and Ayra-Pardo C. Uso de las proteínas Cry de Bacillus thuringiensis como agentes inmunoestimuladores y vectores para la presentación de epitopos vacunales. Cuba Patent CU 22977 A1. Holder Entity: Centro de Ingeniería Genética y Biotecnología. La Habana. Cuba. (1999). (1999).

Qualifications

2004:

PhD in Biochemistry. Challenging three Lepidopteran species with Cry proteins from Bacillus thuringiensis: Genetic and Biochemical approaches (University of Valencia, Department of Genetics. Spain)

1996:

BSc in Biochemistry (University of Havana. Cuba)

Measures of esteem

2013

  • Assessor Researchers Link Programme. British Council.: Panel Environment, Agriculture and Food sciences.

2010

  • Assessor National Plan of R&D. Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology
  • Invited conference: Control biologico de Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) con Bacillus thuringiensis (Berliner): Congress: Tuta absoluta. La polilla del tomate, un problema en plena expansion. Valencia. Spain

2006

  • PhD supervision: Strategies for using the entomopathogenic bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Berliner) for controlling Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann): Co-Supervisor on INIA Studentship (PhD thesis) PhD. Student name: Jose Cristian Vidal Quist. INIA: National Institute for Agricultural Research.

1998

  • Invited conference: Genetic transformation of cabbage (Brassica oleraceae var. capitata) with Bacillus thuringiensis cry1Ab and cry1B genes.: Congress: XLIV Annual Meeting. Interamerican Society for Tropical Horticulture. Barquisimeto. Venezuela

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  • Doctoral Extraordinary Prize. University of Valencia. Spain
  • Golden Prize. University of Havana. Cuba
  • Cultivos Transgenicos de Bacillus thuringiensis: aparicion de resistencia en insectos plaga y efecto sobre la fauna auxiliar: PhD student name: Ana Rodrigo Simon.
  • Toxinas Cry the Bacillus thuringiensis (Berliner) para el control de las plagas del algodon Earias insulana (Boisduval) y Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner): PhD Student name: Maria de los Angeles Ibarguchi Mendia
  • Estudio de la susceptibilidad y resistencia frente a Bacillus thuringiensis en diferentes colonias de Spodoptera exigua: PhD student name: Patricia Hernandez Martinez.
  • Analisis de las interacciones moleculares de la toxina Cry3Aa de Bacillus thuringiensis en la membrana del epitelio de Leptinotarsa decemlineata (escarabajo de la patata): PhD Student name: Camila Ochoa Campuzano