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Hire Dr. Fadi A.
USD 35 /hr

Science Writer, Plant Pathologist, Agricultural Sciences

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Writing Technical Writing, Newswriting
Research Fact Checking, Gray Literature Search, Systematic Literature Review, Secondary Data Collection
Data & AI Statistical Analysis
Work Experience

Research Associate

University of Guelph

June 2014 - March 2019


McMaster University

January 2015 - April 2015

Postdoctoral Associate

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

February 2012 - August 2013


Ph.D. (Biology, Molecular Plant Pathology)

McMaster University

January 2005 - May 2010

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F. Al‐Daoud, B. D. Gossen, M. R. McDonald(2019). Maturation of resting spores of Plasmodiophora brassicae continues after host cell death . Plant Pathology. 69. (2). p. 310--319. Wiley
(2019). Development of Plasmodiophora brassicae in the root cortex of cabbage over time. European Journal of Plant Pathology.
(2018). First report of clubroot (Plasmodiophora brassicae) on canola in Ontario. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology.
(2017). Vertical distribution of Plasmodiophora brassicae resting spores in soil. European Journal of Plant Pathology.
(2017). Propidium monoazide improves quantification of resting spores of Plasmodiophora brassicae with qPCR. Plant Disease.
(2017). Metabolic Cost of Resistance in Clubroot-Resistant Brassica Crops. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology.
(2015). Increased sensitivity of RT-PCR for Potato virus Y detection using RNA isolated by a procedure with differential centrifugation. Journal of Virological Methods.
(2014). Mineral oil inhibits movement of Potato Virus Y in potato plants in an age-dependent manner. American Journal of Potato Research.
(2011). ANAC055 and ANAC092 contribute non-redundantly in an EIN2-dependent manner to Age-Related Resistance in Arabidopsis. Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology.
(2009). Forward and reverse genetics to identify genes involved in the age-related resistance response in Arabidopsis thaliana. Molecular Plant Pathology.