C. Korsi Dumenyo

C. Korsi Dumenyo
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
College of Agriculture

Contact Information
Office Location:  111B CARP Building
Lab Location:  214 CARP Building
Office Telephone:  615-963-5634
Lab Telephone:  615-963-1884
FAX:  615-963-5436
Email:  cdumenyo@tnstate.edu

Research Areas
Genetics of plant-associated bacteria; soft rot pathogenesis

Refereed journal Articles: 16
Book Chapters: 6
Conference Presentations and Invited Lectures: 32

Most Significant Publications
Shi, Xiang Yang, C. Korsi Dumenyo, R. Hernandez-Martinez, H. Azad, and D. A. Cooksey. 2007. Characterization of Regulatory Pathways in Xylella fastidiosa: Genes and Phenotypes Controlled by algU. Applied & Environmental Microbiology 73: 6748-6756.

Dumenyo, C. Korsi, A. Chatterjee, and A. K. Chatterjee. 2000. Phytobacteriology In: Otis C. Maloy and Timothy D. Murray (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Plant Pathology. Pages 762-769. John Wiley and Sons.

Dumenyo, C. Korsi, A. Mukherjee, W. Chun and A. K. Chatterjee, 1998. Genetic and physiological evidence for the production of N-acyl homoserine lactone analogs by Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae and other fluorescent plant pathogenic Pseudomonas species. European Journal of Plant Pathology 104:569-582.

BIO 3400: Introductory Microbial Physiology
BIO 3401: Introductory Microbial Physiology Lab

Awards and Honors
1993. 2nd Place Graduate Paper, Sigma Xi Research Symposium, Tuskegee University.
1999. Superior Graduate Achievement Award, University of Missouri Graduate School.
2001. Elected full Member of Sigma Xi, Scientific Research Society.
2003. AAAS Travel grant to attend the inaugural meeting of National Postdoc Association and 3rd Annual Postdoc Network Meeting.
2007. Carl Storm Underrepresented Minority Fellowship to attend Gordon Research Conference on Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

Ph.D. University of Missouri
M. Sc. (Plant and Soil Sciences) - Tuskegee University
B. Sc. (Crop Science). - University of Ghana – Legon, Ghana

Date joined staff:  2005

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