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Reham M. Youssef

Education

Masters of Agricultural Sciences, Nematology, Plant Protection Department, Faculty of Agriculture, Fayoum University, Egypt

Current position

Visiting Scientist, USDA-ARS, Soybean Genomics and Improvement Laboratory, Beltsville, USA (2009-current)

Publications

  1. Matthews, B. F. and Youssef, R. M. (2016). Soybean cyst nematode, hetero glycines dera, infection assay using Soybean roots. Bio-protocol 6(2): e1707.
  2. Matthews, B. F. and Youssef, R. M. (2016). Agrobacterium rhizogenes-based transformation of Soybean roots to form composite plants. Bio-protocol 6(2): e1708.
  3. Youssef, R. M. and Matthews, B. F. (2014). Expression of Arabidopsis genes AtNPR1 and AtTGA2 in transgenic soybean roots of composite plants confers resistance to root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita). International Journal of Current Biotechnology 1:15-25.
  4. Maldonado, A., MacDonald, M. H., Brewer, E., Beard, H., Youssef, R. M. and Matthews, B. F. (2014). Overexpression of four Arabidopsis thaliana NHL genes in soybean (Glycine max) roots and their effect on resistance to the soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines). Physiol Mol Plant P 86:1-10.
  5. Maldonado, A., MacDonald, M. H., Brewer, E., Beard, H., Youssef, R. M., Matthews, B. F. (2014). Modification of the expression of two NPR1 suppressors SNC1 and SNI1, in soybean (Glycine max) confers partial resistance to the soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines). Funct Plant Biol 14:714-726.
  6. Matthews, B. F., Beard, H., Brewer, E., Kabir, S., MacDonald, M. H. and Youssef, R. M. (2014). Arabidopsis genes, AtNPR1, AtTGA2 and AtPR-5, confer partial resistance to soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines) when overexpressed in transgenic soybean roots. BMC Plant Biol 14: 96.
  7. Woo, M. O., Beard, H., MacDonald, M. H., Brewer, E. P., Youssef, R. M., Kim, H. and Matthews, B. F. (2014). Manipulation of two alpha-endo-beta-1,4-glucanase genes, AtCel6 and GmCel7, reduces susceptibility to Heterodera glycines in soybean roots. Mol Plant Pathol 15(9): 927-939.
  8. Youssef, R. M., Kim, K. H., Haroon, S. A. and Matthews, B. F. (2013). Post-transcriptional gene silencing of the gene encoding aldolase from soybean cyst nematode by transformed soybean roots. Exp Parasitol 134(2): 266-274.
  9. Youssef, R. M., MacDonald, M. H., Brewer, E. P., Bauchan, G. R., Kim, K. H. and Matthews, B. F. (2013). Ectopic expression of AtPAD4 broadens resistance of soybean to soybean cyst and root-knot nematodes. BMC Plant Biol 13: 67.
  10. Matthews, B. F., Beard, H., MacDonald, M. H., Kabir, S., Youssef, R. M., Hosseini, P. and Brewer, E. (2013). Engineered resistance and hypersusceptibility through functional metabolic studies of 100 genes in soybean to its major pathogen, the soybean cyst nematode. Planta 237(5): 1337-1357.
  11. Matsye, P. D., Lawrence, G. W., Youssef, R. M., Kim, K. H., Lawrence, K. S., Matthews, B. F. and Klink, V. P. (2012). The expression of a naturally occurring, truncated allele of an alpha-SNAP gene suppresses plant parasitic nematode infection. Plant Mol Biol 80(2): 131-155.
  12. Hosseini, P., Youssef, R. M., Ovcharenko, I. and Matthews, B. F. (2013). Global analysis of transcription factor binding elements in promoters of soybean genes.
  13. Hosseini, P., Youssef, R. M., Ovcharenko, I. and Matthews, B. F. (2013). Over-represented proximal Glycine max transcription factor binding sites capture host defense response repertoire.
Protocols by Reham M. Youssef
  1. Soybean Cyst Nematode, Heterodera glycines, Infection Assay Using Soybean Roots
  2. Agrobacterium rhizogenes-Based Transformation of Soybean Roots to Form Composite Plants