Lee Gunter

Biosciences Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Telephone : (865) 574-4020
Fax : (865) 574-5353
Email : gunterle@ornl.gov
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Lee E. Gunter

Technical Staff

  • M.S., Information Science, University of Tennessee, 2007
  • M.S., Botany, University of Georgia, 1993
  • B.S., Botany, University of Florida, 1988

Research Interests:

  • Genomics of Populus
  • Bioenery research
  • Plant-Microbe interactions
  • Genomics and adaptation of Sphagnum

Recent Publications:

  • Muchero W, Guo J, DiFazio SP, Chen JG, Ranjan P, Slavov GT, Gunter LE, Jawdy SS, Bryan AC, Sykes R, Ziebell A, Kláp T J, Porth I, Skyba O, Unda F, El-Kassaby YA, Douglas CJ, Mansfield SD, Martin J, Schackwitz W, Evans LM, Czarnecki O, Tuskan GA. 2015. High-resolution genetic mapping of allelic variants associated with cell wall chemistry in Populus. BMC Genomics. 2015 Jan 23;16(1):24. doi:10.1186/s12864-015-1215-z.
  • Evans LM, Slavov GT, Rodgers-Melnick E, Martin J, Ranjan P, Muchero W, Brunner AM, Schackwitz W, Gunter LE, Chen JG, Tuskan GA, DiFazio SP. 2014. Population genomics of the model tree Populus trichocarpa identifies signatures of selection and adaptive trait associations. Nature Genetics August 25, 2014. doi.org/10.1038/ng.3075.
  • Shakya M, et al. 2013. A multifactor analysis of fungal and bacterial community structure of the root microbiome of mature Populus deltoides trees. 2013. PLoS ONE 8 (10): e76382.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0076382.
  • Martin MZ, Gunter LE, Jawdy SS, Wullschleger SD, Wheeler CS, Jha A. 2013. Genetic improvement sustainable production and scalable small microenterprise of Jatropha as a biodiesel feedstock. BIOREMEDIATION & BIODEGRADATION S4:002.doi: 10.4172/2155-6199.S4-002.
  • Geraldes A, et al. 2013. A 34K SNP genotyping array for Populus trichocarpa: design application to the study of natural populations and transferability to other Populus species. MOLECULAR ECOLOGY RESOURCES 13(2):306-323.doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12056.
  • Muchero W, Sewell MM, Gunter LE, Tschaplinski TJ, Yin TM, DiFazio SP, Tuskan GA. 2013. Genome anchored QTLs for biomass productivity in Hybrid Populus: Heterosis and detection across Contrasting Environments. PLoS ONE 8(1):e54468.doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0054468.

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