Dr. Sarah Hambleton

Chercheuse scientifique

Domaines d'expertise:

• études en systématique des champignons de la rouille et du charbon des plantes cultivées et des mauvaises herbes en vue d'améliorer les systèmes d'identification et d'enrichir les bilans de biodiversité
• élaboration de bases de données de séquençage d'ADN pour les champignons de la rouille et du charbon dans les collections nouvelles et les spécimens d'herbier
• identification de marqueurs moléculaires spécifiques aux espèces
• détection rapide et surveillance des champignons pathogènes des plantes à haut risque

Recherche et / ou projets en cours

  • Biosystématique des champignons et des bactéries – Pont entre la taxonomie et les sciences « omiques » pour la recherche et la réglementation dans le secteur agricole; J-002272; Chefs de projet : Sarah Hambleton, Hai Nguyen; Budgets : 2 495 000 $; Durée : du 1er avril 2019 au 31 mars 2024; Volet de proposition : Appel annuel de propositions de RDT fait par la DGST.
  • Agropathogenic fungi in omics big data; J-002216; Chefs de projet: Wen Chen; Budgets: 296,000 $; Durée :  du 1er avril 2019 au 31 mars 2022; Volet de proposition : Appel annuel de propositions de RDT fait par la DGST.

Key publications

  1. Liu M, Braun U, Takamatsu S, Hambleton S, Shoukouhi P, Bisson KR, Hubbard K. (2021). Taxonomic revision of Blumeria based on multi-gene DNA sequences, host preferences and morphology. MycoScience doi: 10.47371/mycosci.2020.12.003

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  2. Hambleton, S., Liu, M., Eggertson, Q., Wilson, S., Carey, J., Anikster, Y., Kolmer, Y.A.J.A. (2020). Crown rust fungi with short lifecycles-the puccinia mesnieriana species complex. Sydowia, [online] 71 47-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.12905/0380.sydowia71-2019-0047

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  3. Nguyen HDT, Grunwald NJ, Abad ZG, Martin FN, Crouch J, Hambleton S, Dettman J, Liu M, Harris LJ, Castlebury L, Salagado-Salazar C, Cowger C, Ellouz O, Mollov D, Fall ML, Ling K, Griffifths J, Mahaffee W, Chen W, Sultata T, Yu Q, Carta LK, Skantar AM, Tambong J, Rogers E, Li S, Dumonceaux TJ, Widmer TL. The 2019 AAFC-USDA meeting on genotyping and monitoring of high-risk plant pathogens.

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  4. Tremblay, É. D., D. Shearlaw, H. D. T. Nguyen, G. J. Bilodeau and S. Hambleton. 2019. Laboratory testing of qPCR assays designed in silico reveal promising results to rapidly identify phytopathogenic Tilletia species. In Plant Canada 2019 meeting. July 7-10 2019, Guelph, Ontario, Canada. (Poster).

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  5. Hambleton S., Liu M., Eggertson Q., Wilson S., Carey J., Anikster Y., Kolmer J. 2019. Crown rust fungi with short lifecycles – the Puccinia mesnieriana species complex. Sydowia 71:47-63

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  6. Barnes C. W., Hambleton S., Ordonez M. E., Fetch T. G., Chaves M., Martinelli J., da Silva G., Bordignon S., Campos P., Gandullo R., Madariaga R., Azzimonti G., and German S. 2018. Phylogenetic analysis of South American Berberis species and their related rust fungi. (Abstr.)
    Phytopathology 108:S1.1. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-108-10-S1.87.

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  7. M. Liu, S. Hambleton, Y. Anikster, And J. Kolmer 2019. Gene flow as a character in polyphasic classification of phytopathogenic fungi: a case study in wheat leaf rust species complex. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology 41(1): 155

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  8. Chen, W., Hambleton, S., Seifert, K.A., Carisse, O., Diarra, M.S., Peters, R.D., Lowe, C., Chapados, J.T., Lévesque, C.A. (2018). Assessing performance of spore samplers in monitoring aeromycobiota and fungal plant pathogen diversity in Canada. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, [online] 84(9), http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.02601-17

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  9. Fetch T, Hambleton S, Chaves M, Martinelli J, Da Silva G, Bordignon S, Campos P, Madariaga R, Barnes C, Ordóñez M, Azzimonti G, Germán S. 2017. Collection and characterization of species of Berberis in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador and Uruguay. Annual Meeting, The Canadian Phytopathological Society, 2017 / Réunion annuelle, la société canadienne de phytopathologie, 2017. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology 39(4):555. DOI 10.1080/07060661.2017.1386378

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  10. Demers, J.E., Liu, M., Hambleton, S., Castlebury, L.A. (2017). Rust fungi on panicum. Mycologia, [online] 109(1), 1-17. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00275514.2016.1262656

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  11. Chen W, Hambleton S, Seifert KA, Lévesque CA, Carisse O, Moussa SD, Peters RD, Lowe C, Chapados JT. 2017. Assessing performance of spore samplers in monitoring and forecasting aeromycobiota diversity and fungal plant pathogen distribution patterns. Applied and Environmental Microbiology Submitted, under peer review.

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  12. Hambleton, S., Eggertson, Q., Wilson, S., Redhead, S.A., and Lévesque, C.A. (2016). "DNA-barcoding the rusts – sampling herbarium specimens in the National Mycological Herbarium (DAOM).", Canadian Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting, Delta Beausejour, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, June 12-15, 2016. (Abstract and Poster)

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  13. Hambleton, S., Eggertson, Q., Lévesque, C.A. Chen, W., Barasubiye, T., Redhead, S.A., and Liu, M. (2016). " DNA-barcoding the Powdery Mildews – sampling herbarium specimens in the National Mycological Herbarium (DAOM).", Canadian Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting, Delta Beausejour, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, June 12-15, 2016. (Poster)

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  14. Chen, W., C. Visagie, M. Liu, K. Seifert, T. Graefenhan, S. Hambleton and C. A. Levesque (2016). Geographic atlas of mycotoxigenic fungi through metagenomic surveys of DNA barcodes using a novel taxonomic classification approach. 2016 Canadian Phytopathological Society (CPS) annual meeting, June 12-15, 2016, Moncton, New Brunswick.

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  15. Lévesque, C.A., Chen, W., Hambleton, S., Seifert, K.A., Adam, Z., Bilodeau, G.J., Cullis, J., Demeke, T., Dumonceaux, T.J., Gagnon, M., Graefenhan, T., Kawchuk, L.M., Khan, I.U.H., Lewis, C.T., Li, X., Links, M.G., Mimee, B., Rott, M., Tambong, J.T., Topp, E., Yu, Q., et Yuan, K. (2015). Project CRTI 09-462RD - Next generation sequencing, direct detection and genotyping of fungi, bacteria and nematodes in the agri-food system. DRDC-RDDC-2015-C148. Final Close-Out Report. (Rapport)

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  16. Lévesque, C.A., Chen, W., Hambleton, S., Seifert, K.A., Adam, Z., Bilodeau, G.J., Cullis, J., Demeke, T., Dumonceaux, T.J., Gagnon, M., Graefenhan, T., Kawchuk, L.M., Khan, I.U.H., Lewis, C.T., Li, X., Links, M.G., Mimee, B., Rott, M., Tambong, J.T., Yu, Q., et Yuan, K. (2015). Project CRTI 09-462RD - Next generation sequencing, direct detection and genotyping of fungi, bacteria and nematodes in the agri-food system. Final Report. 54. http://cradpdf.drdc-rddc.gc.ca/PDFS/unc195/p802330_A1b.pdf. (Rapport)

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  17. Chen, W., Redhead, S.A., Seifert, K.A., Xiong, K., Hambleton, S., et Lévesque, C.A. (2015). « Fungal pathogen surveillance using metagenomics approach requires one fungus one name. », XVIII International Plant Protection Congress (IPPC), Free University Berlin, Henry Ford Building, Berlin, Germany, August 24-27, 2015.

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  18. Lowe, C., Zahariev, M., Liu, M., Hambleton, S., Seifert, K.A., Lévesque, C.A., et Chen, W. (2015). « Computational pipeline to improve detection accuracy of plant pathogens from NGS datasets using signature oligonucleotides. », American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting, Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena, CA, USA, August 1-5, 2015. (Affiche)

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  19. Hambleton, S., Eggertson, Q.A., et Liu, M. (2015). « The rust pathogens of Rubus in Canada – identification, nomenclature and DNA-barcoding. », Botany 2015, Shaw Convention Center, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, July 25-29, 2015.

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  20. Chen, W., Hambleton, S., et Lévesque, C.A. (2015). « Environmental metagenomics for plant pathogen surveillance: the promise and the practice. », Invited Oral Presentation at Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, September 30, 2015. (Présentation)

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