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Technology Area Title BTI Lead Inventor(s) US Patent/Appl Publication
Biotic Stress - DiseaseCompositions and methods for the generation of disease-resistant cropsKlessig, Daniel PCT/US2012/043976None
Biotic Stress - NematodesSmall molecule compounds for the control of nematodesSchroeder, FrankPCT/US2012/050016JACS 2012
Biotic Stress - DiseaseHost Proteins Engineered to Resist Interference by Pathogen Virulence ProteinsMartin, Gregory ProvisionalCell Host & Microbe 2011
Biotic Stress - DiseaseBacterial effector proteins which inhibit programmed cell deathMartin, Gregory7,888,467PNAS 2002
Biotic Stress - DiseaseSalicylic Acid Binding Protein (SABP2)Klessig, Daniel7,169,966PNAS 2003
Biotic Stress - DiseaseMethod of using a pathogen-activatable map kinase to enhance disease resistance in plantsKlessig, Daniel6,765,128PNAS 1998
Biotic Stress - DiseaseNucleic acids encoding proteins with pathogen resistance activity and plants transformed therewithMartin, Gregory6,653,533EMBO 1997
Biotic Stress - DiseaseMethods and compositions for improving salicylic acid-independent systemic acquired disease resistance in plantsKlessig, Daniel6,495,737Plant J 1998
Biotic Stress - DiseaseHigh-affinity salicylic acid-binding protein and methods of useKlessig, Daniel6,136,552Plant Physiol 1997
Biotic Stress - DiseaseSalicylic acid induced map kinase and its use for enhanced disease resistance in plantsKlessig, Daniel5,977,442Plant Cell 1997
PNAS 1998
Biotic Stress - DiseaseGenes Associated with enhanced disease resistance in plantsKlessig, Daniel5,939,601PNAS 1996
Biotic Stress - DiseaseGene conferring disease resistance to plants by responding to an avirulence gene in plant pathogensMartin, Gregory5,648,599Science 1993
Biotic Stress - DiseaseNucleic Acids Encoding pseudomonas hop Proteins and use ThereofMartin, Gregory7,138,569EMBO 2003
Biotic Stress - DiseaseAssays to identify inducers of plant defense resistanceKlessig, Daniel5,989,846Science 1993
Biotic Stress - DiseaseMolecular Cloning of a Complimentary DNA Sequence Encoding a Cuticle Degrading Protease Produced by Entomophathogenic FungiStaples, Richard5,962,765
Biotic Stress - InsectGene Coded for a Polypeptide Which Enhances Virus Infection of Host InsectsGranados, Robert5,475,090
Biotic Stress - InsectDNA Sequence Coding for Enhancin Polypeptide which Enhances Virus Infection of Host InsectsGranados, Robert5,717,069
Biotic Stress - InsectInvertebrate Intestinal Mucin cDNA & Related Products & MethodsGranados, Robert6,187,558
Biotic Stress - InsectMacrocyclic polyamine lactones and derivatives thereof and their use as arthropod repellantsSchroeder, Frank6,384,026JACS 2000
Enabling TechnologyDNA methylation gene from plantsRichards, Eric6,153,741Nat Genet 1999
Enabling TechnologyArtificial Chromosome VectorRichards, Eric5,270,201Cell 1988
Enabling TechnologyPlant MSH2 Genes and UseMay, Gregory
Arntzen, Charles
6,906,243
Enabling TechnologyMethods and Compositions for Determining Methylation ProfilesRichards, Eric7,186,512None
Enabling TechnologyMethods for determining specificity of RNA silencing and for genetic analysis of the silenced gene or proteinKlessig, Daniel7,592,504Plant J 2006
Enabling TechnologyMethods of screening compounds useful for prevention of infection or pathogenicityJander, Georg7,166,270None
Enabling Technology - Gene ExpressionGemini Virus Vectors for Gene Expression in PlantsArntzen, Charles6,392,121
Enabling Technology - Gene ExpressionRoot-specific phosphate transporter promotersHarrison, Maria12/257,276Plant Bio 2006
Enabling Technology - Gene ExpressionMtHP promoter elementHarrison, Maria7,056,743Mol Breed 2005
Enabling Technology - Gene ExpressionBanana Proteins, DNA & DNA Regulatory Elements Associated with Fruit DevelopmentMay, Gregory6,284,946
Enabling Technology - Gene ExpressionMethods and Compositions for Enhancing the Expression of Genes in PlantsLast, Robert5,861,277
Enabling Technology - Insect Cell Lines for Protein ProductionClonal Cell Lines Derived from BTI-TN-5B1-4Granados, Robert7,179,648
Enabling Technology - Insect Cell Lines for Protein ProductionCell Lines: Tn-4B31; Tn-4BGranados, Robert6,403,375
Enabling Technology - Insect Cell Lines for Protein ProductionEstablishment of New Cell Lines from Pseudoletia unipuncta with Differential Responses to Baculovirus InfectionGranados, Robert5,686,305
Enabling Technology - Insect Cell Lines for Protein ProductionMethod of Adapting Anchorage-Dependent Cell Lines to Suspension ConditionsGranados, Robert5,348,877
Enabling Technology - Insect Cell Lines for Protein ProductionStable Cell Resistant to Apoptosis and Nutrient Stress and Methods of Making Same (p35-Sf9 cell line)Blissard, Gary Granados, Robert7,405,038IVCDBA 2001
Enabling Technology - Insect Cell Lines for Protein ProductionHigh Density Rearing System for LarvaeHughes, Patrick5,351,643
Enabling Technology - Protein ProductionSialylation of N-Linked Glycoproteins in the Baculovirus Expression Vector SystemWood, H. Alan6,472,175
Enabling Technology - Protein ProductionSialylation of N-Linked Glycoproteins in the Baculovirus Expression Vector SystemWood, H. Alan6,261,805
Enabling Technology - Protein ProductionExpression of Recombinant Human Acetylcholinesterase in Transgenic TomatoesArntzen, Charles6,770,799Exclusively licensed
Enabling Technology - Protein ProductionA Stable Pre-Occluded Virus Particle for Use in Recombinant Protein Production and PesticidesWood, H. Alan6,090,379Exclusively licensed
Enabling Technology - Protein ProductionA Stable Pre-Occluded Virus Particle for Use in Recombinant Protein Production and PesticidesWood, H. Alan5,593,669Exclusively licensed
Enabling Technology - Virus, VaccinesGene Coded for a Polypeptide Which Enhances Virus Infection of Host InsectsGranados, Robert9,965,059
Enabling Technology - Virus, VaccinesA GP64 Null Baculovirus Pseudotyped with Heterologous envelope proteinsBlissard, Gary6,607,912J Virol 2001
Enabling Technology - Virus, VaccinesA GP64 Null Baculovirus Pseudotyped with Heterologous envelope proteins for gene therapyBlissard, Gary6,858,205J Virol 2001
Enabling Technology - Virus, VaccinesBaculoviruses With Enhanced Virion Production and a Method for the Production of Baculoviruses (for Baculovirus)Blissard, Gary12/667,956J Virol 2008
Enabling Technology - Virus, VaccinesBaculoviruses With Enhanced Virion Production and a Method for the Production of Baculoviruses (for Filovirus)Blissard, Gary13/231,324J Virol 2008
Enabling Technology - Virus, VaccinesBaculovirus Cloning SystemBlissard, Gary5,750,383J Virol 1996
Enabling Technology - Virus, VaccinesVectors and Cells for Preparing Immunoprotective Compositions Derived from Transgenic PlantsMason, Hugh Van Eck, Joyce7,407,802
Enabling Technology - Virus, VaccinesVectors and Cells for Preparing Immunoprotective Compositions Derived from Transgenic PlantsMason, Hugh Van Eck, Joyce7,132,291
Enabling Technology - Virus, VaccinesVectors and Methods for Immunization Agents Against Norovirus Using Transgenic PlantsArntzen, Charles7,879,338
Fruit QualityBanana MADS-Box Genes for Banana Ripening ControlGiovannoni, James
Vrebelov, Julia
ProvisionalJ Exp Bot 2010
Fruit QualityDelayed Fruit Deterioration Allele in Plants and Methods of DetectionVrebelov, JuliaPCT/US2009/044522Plant Phys 2007
Fruit QualityRipening inhibition in the tomato Green-ripe mutant results from ectopic expression of a novel protein which disrupts ethylene signal transductionGiovannoni, James7,947,867PNAS 2006
Fruit QualityRin gene compositions and methods for use thereofGiovannoni, James6,787,687Science 2002
Fruit QualityNOR gene for use in manipulation of fruit quality and ethylene responseGiovannoni, James6,762,347Plant Cell 2004
Fruit QualityCarbohydrate binding plant hydrolases which alter plant cell wallsCatala, Carmen12/665,893JBC 2007
Fruit QualityEndo-1,4-.beta.-glucanase genes and their use in plantsGiovannoni, James5,585,545Plant J 1998
FloweringCombination of genes for the regulation of the induction of flowering in useful and ornamental plantsApel, Klaus11/200,465Plant J 2000
Plant J 1999
HerbicideBioherbicide from Festuca SppSchroeder, Frank11/815,823PNAS 2007
Plant-produced proteinsExpression of Immunogenic Hepatitis B Surface Antigens in Transgenic PlantsMason, Hugh6,551,820
Plant-produced proteinsMethods and Compositions for Contraception Using Plant-Derived ContraceptivesMason, Hugh Arntzen, CharlesPCT/US2002/011693
Plant-produced proteinsOrally Immunogenic Bacterial Enterotoxins Expressed in Transgenic PlantsMason, Hugh Arntzen, CharlesPCT/US1999/030747
Nutritional QualityEnhancement of Beta-Carotene Content in PlantsVan Eck, Joyce11/722,244Am J Potato Res 2007
Nutritional QualityOr gene and its use in manipulating carotenoid content and composition in plants and other organismsVan Eck, Joyce 8,071,841J Exp Botany 2008
Therapeutic CompoundsTherapeutic Compounds Derived from Spider Venom and Their Method of UseSchroeder, Frank11/572,357PNAS 2008
Yield InputsPlant phytase genes and methods of useHarrison, Maria7,557,265Planta 2005
Yield InputsPlants with increased phosphorous uptakeHarrison, Maria7,417,181
Biotic Stress - NematodesSmall molecule compounds that control plant - and insect - pathogenic nematodesSchroeder, FrankPCT/US2012/050032Curr. Biol. 2012
Biotic Stress - NematodesSmall molecules compounds that control mammal - pathogenic nematodesSchroeder, FrankPCT/US2012/050037Curr. Biol. 2012
Abiotic StressCompositions and Methods Comprising Use of ILK1 Modulating Agents for Controlling the Cellular Stress ResponsePopescu, SorinaProvisional MPMI Poster Abstract 2012
Biotic Stress - NematodesThe utility of nematode small moleculesSchroeder, FrankPCT/US2012/050031None
Biotic Stress - NematodesAscarosides as nematode sex pheromonesSchroeder, Frank8,318,146Nature 2008
Biotic Stress - DiseaseCompositions and method for modulating immunity in plantsKlessig, DanielProvisionalNo publications or other links at this time
Biotic Stress - DiseaseCompositions and method for modulating immunity in plantsSchroeder, FrankProvisionalNo publications or other links at this time