Colleen Doyle (Ph.D. Candidate)

Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science (B.Sc.F.S.) from Trent University (2008).

Conference Presentations:


Donaldson, M.E., Doyle, C.E., Saville, B.J.*, 2008. Transcript analysis in Ustilago maydis: full length cDNA sequencing and antisense transcript detection. 4th International Ustilago Meeting. Schloss Rauischholzhausen, Germany.

Morrison, E.N., Donaldson, M.E., Doyle, C.E., Cheung, H.Y.K., Emery, R.J.N., Saville, B.J.*, 2009. Smut interactions with the host plant: phytohormones, meiosis and stabilized mRNA. IS-MPMI 2009 XIV International Congress on Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. Quebec City, Canada.

Doyle, C.E., Donaldson, M.E., Saville, B.J.*, 2011. Identification and bioinformatic analysis of Ustilago maydis full-length cDNAs. 26th Fungal Genetics Conference at Asilomar. Asilomar, California.
Doyle, C.E., Cheung, H.Y.K., Saville, B.J.*, 2013. The completion of meiosis in Ustilago maydis requires an Ndt80 ortholog. 27th Fungal Genetics Conference at Asilomar. Asilomar, California.


Doyle, C.*, Saville, B.J., 2009. Determining the function of a putative Ndt80 ortholog in the model plant pathogen, Ustilago maydis. 2009 Great Lakes - St. Lawrence Spring Workshop in Mycology. Toronto, Canada.

Doyle, C.*, Saville, B.J., 2009.The completion of meiosis in the corn smut pathogen Ustilago maydis is controlled by an Ndt80 ortholog. 80th Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Phytopathological Society. Winnipeg, Canada.

Doyle, C.E.*, Saville, B.J., 2010. Bioinformatic analysis of full-length cDNAs to identify transcript features in Ustilago maydis. 2010 Joint Annual Meeting and Conference Canadian Phytopathological Society with the Pacific Division of the American Phytopathological Society. Vancouver, Canada.

Doyle, C.E.*, Donaldson, M.E., Saville, B.J., 2010. Identification and bioinformatic analysis of Ustilago maydis full-length cDNAs. V International Ustilago Meeting. Guanajuato, Mexico.

Seto, A.M.*, Doyle, C.E., Saville, B.J., 2011. The teliospore and meiosis as probes for investigating host influence of smut fungi development. Plant Canada Conference. Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Seto, A.M.*, Doyle, C.E., Saville, B.J., 2011 Investigating the effect of the host on U. maydis development using teliospores and meiosis as probes. Great Lakes- St. Lawrence Workshop in Mycology. Peterborough, Ontario.

Scholarly Publications:

Pelletier, A., Obbard, M.E., White, B.N., Doyle, C., Kyle, C.J. Small-scale genetic structure of American black bears illustrates potential postglacial recolonization routes. Journal of Mammalogy 92 (3): 629-644, 2011.

Doyle, C.E., Donaldson, M.E., Morrison, E.N., Saville, B.J. Ustilago maydis transcript features identified through full-length cDNA analysis. Mol. Genet. Genomics 286 (2): 143-159, 2011.

Saville, B.J., Donaldson, M.E., Doyle, C.E. Investigating Host Induced Meiosis in a Fungal Plant Pathogen. In: Swan, A, editor. Meiosis - Molecular mechanisms and cytogenetic diversity. Rijeka: InTech, 2012; 411-460.