Walsh E., Luo J. and Zhang, N. Acidomelania panicola gen. et. sp. nov. from switchgrass roots in acidic New Jersey Pine Barrens. Mycologia. Accepted Feb. 2014.

Luo, J., Walsh, E. and Zhang, N. Four new species in Magnaporthaceae from grass roots in New Jersey Pine Barrens. Mycologia. In press.

Luo, J. and Zhang, N. 2013. Magnaporthiopsis, a new genus in Magnaporthaceae (Ascomycota). Mycologia 105: 1019-1029. DOI: 10.3852/12-359.

Zhang, N., Rossman, A. Y., Seifert, K., Bennett, J. W, Cai, G., Cai, L., Hillman, B., Hyde, K. D., Luo, J., Manamgoda, D., Meyer, W. A., Molnar, T., Schoch, C., Tadych, M., White, J. F., Jr. 2013. Impacts of the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi and plants (Melbourne Code) on the scientific names of plant pathogenic fungi. Online. APSnet Feature. American Phytopathological Society, St. Paul, MN. (

Schoch, C. and the Fungal Barcoding Consortium. 2012. Nuclear ribosomal internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region as a universal DNA barcode marker for Fungi. 2012. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109: 6241-6246. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1117018109.


Ning Zhang, Jing Luo, Guohong Cai, Debashish Bhattacharya. 2013. Pyricularia or Magnaporthe? names and genomes. Invited symposium talk, American Phytopathological Society/Mycological Society Annual Meeting, TX. Phytopathology 103: S2.173.

Ning Zhang, Shuang Zhao, Stephen Miller, Hayato Masuya. 2013. Metagenomic analysis reveals hidden fungal diversity in grass rhizosphere and tree foliage. Invited symposium talk, 27th Fungal Genetics Conference, CA.

Ning Zhang, Shuang Zhao, Jing Luo, Guohong Cai, Debashish Bhattacharya, and Bradley Hillman. 2013. Evolution of mode of infection in the rice blast fungus and allied species. 27th Fungal Genetics Conference, CA.

Ning Zhang and Conrad Schoch. 2013. One Name = One Fungus. 27th Fungal Genetics Conference, CA. (Invited Ad hoc session talk)

Ning Zhang. 2012. Next generation turf diagnostics. Turfgrass workshop: Reaching Out: Sharing Innovative Approaches for Identification and Control of Turfgrass Diseases. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting. (invited workshop presentation)

Ning Zhang. 2012. Barcodes and a Mycochip-a case study on turfgrass pathogen barcoding and diagnosis. Fungal DNA Barcode and Beyond Symposium. Mycological Society of America. Yale University. (Invited symposium presentation)

Jing Luo, Ning Zhang. 2012. A phylogenetic study on the Magnaporthaceae (Ascomycota). Mycological Society of America. Yale University.