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Dr Ningxin Zhang

Research Technician

Institute of Fundamental Sciences

Research Outputs

Journal

Schmid, J., Day, R., Zhang, N., Dupont, PY., Cox, MP., Schardl, CL., . . . Zhou, Y. (2017). Host tissue environment directs activities of an Epichloë Endophyte, while it induces systemic hormone and defense responses in its native perennial ryegrass host. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 30(2), 138-149
[Journal article]Authored by: Cox, M., Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Zhang, S., Borchert, S., Richardson, K., & Schmid, J. (2011). High levels of a fungal superoxide dismutase and increased concentration of a PR-10 plant protein in associations between the endophytic fungus Neotyphodium lolii and ryegrass. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 24(8), 984-992
[Journal article]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Schmid, J., Tortorano, AM., Jones, G., Lazzarini, C., Zhang, N., Bendall, MJ., . . . Zerva, L. (2011). Increased mortality in young candidemia patients associated with presence of a Candida albicans general-purpose genotype. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 49(9), 3250-3256
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, G., Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Cannon, RD., Holland, BR., Patchett, ML., & Schmid, J. (2010). Impact of genetic background on allele selection in a highly mutable Candida albicans gene, PNG2. PLoS ONE. 5(3)
[Journal article]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Upritchard, JE., Holland, BR., Fenton, LE., Ferguson, MM., Cannon, RD., . . . Schmid, J. (2009). Distribution of mutations distinguishing the most prevalent disease-causing Candida albicans genotype from other genotypes. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. 9(4), 493-500
[Journal article]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Schmid, J., Ling, LJ., Leung, JLS., Zhang, N., Kolbe, J., Wesley, AW., . . . Grimwood, K. (2008). Pseudomonas aeruginosa transmission is infrequent in New Zealand cystic fibrosis clinics. European Respiratory Journal. 32(6), 1583-1590
[Journal article]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Scott, V., Al-Samarrai, TH., Tan, YY., Spiering, MJ., McMillan, LK., . . . Schmid, J. (2006). Transformation of the ryegrass endophyte Neotyphodium lolii can alter its in planta mycelial morphology. Mycological Research. 110(5), 601-611
[Journal article]Authored by: Schmid, J., Scott, D., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Harrex, AL., Holland, BR., Fenton, L., Cannon, RD., & Schmid, J. (2003). Sixty alleles of the ALS7 open reading frame in Candida albicans: ALS7 is a hypermutable contingency locus. Genome Research. 13(9), 2005-2017
[Journal article]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Harrex, AL., Holland, BR., Fenton, LE., Cannon, RD., & Schmid, J. (2003). Sixty alleles of the ALS7 open reading frame in Candida albicans: ALS7 is a hypermutable contingency locus. Genome Research. 13(9), 2005-2017
[Journal article]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Tian, MS., Prakash, S., Zhang, N., & Ross, GS. (2002). Chilling-induced ethylene biosynthesis in Braeburn apples. Plant Growth Regulation,. 38(3), 249-257
[Journal article]Authored by: Zhang, N.
Giblin, L., Edelmann, A., Zhang, N., Von Maltzahn, NB., Cleland, SB., Sullivan, PA., . . . Schmid, J. (2001). A DNA polymorphism specific to Candida albicans strains exceptionally successful as human pathogens. Gene. 272(1-2), 157-164
[Journal article]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Al-Samarrai, TH., Zhang, N., Lamont, IL., Martin, L., Kolbe, J., Wilsher, M., . . . Schmid, J. (2000). Simple and inexpensive but highly discriminating method for computer-assisted dna fingerprinting of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 38(12), 4445-4452
[Journal article]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.

Conference

Schmid, J. (2013, July). Biological roles of protein-coding DNA tandem repeats in host- fungal interactions. Presented at BIT's 3rd Annual World Congress of Microbes-2013. Wuhan, China.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Schmid, J.Edited by: Zhang, N.
Schmid, J., Razzaq, A., Zhang, N., & Wheeler, D. (2013, November). Protein-coding DNA repeats: A major driver of eukaryote proteome evolution?. Presented at Australasian Yeast Group and the New Zealand Microbiological Society (NZMS) Eukaryotic Special Interest Group. Massey University, Auckland.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Schmid, J., Day, R., Zhang, N., Zhou, Y., Bradshaw, R., Byrne, S., . . . Asp, T. (2013, August). Tissue- specific transcriptomics of Neotyphodium lolii-infected perennial ryegrass. Presented at Asian Mycological Congress 2013 and the 13th International Marine and Freshwater Mycology Symposia. Beijing, China.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Bradshaw, R., Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Schmid, J., Zhang, N., Razzaq, A., & Wheeler, D. (2013, August). Bioinformatics approaches for exploring biological roles of protein-coding repetitive DNA in fungi. Presented at Asian Mycological Congress 2013 and the 13th International Marine and Freshwater Mycology Symposia. Beijing, China.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Schmid, J., Zhang, N., Magee, BB., Magee, PT., Holland, BR., Rodrigues, E., . . . Cannon, RD. (2013, August). Benefits of sex for Candida albicans appear extremely limited. Presented at Asian Mycological Congress 2013 and the 13th International Marine and Freshwater Mycology Symposia. Beijing, China.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Schmid, J., & Zhang, N. (2012, November). Biological role of tandem repeats-containing ORFs in Candida albicans: some may be contingency genes.. Presented at NZMS Annual Meeting. Dunedin.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Schmid, J., Wilkins, M., Zhang, N., Bradshaw, R., Cox, M., Cannon, R., . . . Schardl, C. (2012, June). Why do so many fungal open reading frames contain repeats?. Presented at The 18th Congress of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology. Berlin, Germany.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Bradshaw, R., Cox, M., Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Schmid, J., & Zhang, N. (2012). Identification of putative contingency genes in the pathogenic yeast Candida albicans. Poster session presented at the meeting of First Infectious Disease Research Centre [IDReC] Symposium. Palmerston North, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Schmid, J., Wilkins, M., Zhang, N., Bradshaw, R., Cox, M., Cannon, R., . . . Schardl, C. (2012). Why do so many fungal open reading frames contain repeats?. In Mycoses: diagnosis, therapy and prophylaxis of fungal diseases Vol. 55 (pp. 67 - 68). , 18th Congress of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology [ISHAM 2012]: From Laboratory to Clinic: Blackwell Verlag GmbH
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Bradshaw, R., Cox, M., Schmid, J., Wilkins, M., Zhang, N.
Schmid, J., Wilkins, M., Zhang, N., Bradshaw, R., Cox, M., Cannon, R., . . . Schardl, C. (2012). Why do so many fungal open reading frames contain repeats?.
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Cox, M., Schmid, J., Wilkins, M., Zhang, N.
Schmid, J., Zhang, N., Magee, BB., Magee, PT., Holland, BR., & Cannon, RD. (2011). Sex has no obvious net benefit for clinical Candida albicans isolates. Poster session presented at the meeting of Annual Conference of the Society of Molecular Biology and Evolution [SMBE 2011]. Kyoto, Japan
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Magee, BB., Magee, PT., Holland, BR., Rodrigues, E., Holmes, AR., . . . Schmid, J. (2011, November). Sex has no obvious net benefit for Candida albicans. Presented at New Zealand Microbiological Society Conference 2011. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Schmid, J., Jones, G., Lazzarini, C., Zhang, N., Wattimena, S., Cogliati, M., . . . Tortorano, A. (2010, November). Infection with a Candida albicans general-purpose genotype is associated with higher mortality in young patients. Presented at New Zealand Microbiological Society and New Zealand Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Joint Meeting: Small things, big ideas. Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Magee, B., Magee, P., Holland, B., Cannon, R., & Schmid, J. (2010). Sex has no obvious benefit for clinical Candida albicans isolates. Poster session presented at the meeting of IMC9 - The Biology of Fungi. Edinburgh, United Kingdom
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Schmid, J., Zhang, N., Magee, B., Magee, P., Holland, B., & Cannon, R. (2010). Sex has no obvious net benefit for clinical Candida albicans isolates. Poster session presented at the meeting of Symposium on Fungal and Yeast Cell Biology. Massey University, Albany, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Magee, B., Magee, P., Cannon, R., & Schmid, J. (2009, May). A method for mating clinical Candida albicans isolates. Presented at International Society for Human and Animal Mycology 2009 Scientific Symposia. Tokyo, Japan.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Holland, B., Cannon, R., & Schmid, J. (2009, May). Distribution of mutations distinguishing the most prevalent disease-causing Candida albicans genotype from other genotypes. Presented at The 17th Congress of The International Society for Human and Animal Mycology. Tokyo, Japan.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Schmid, J., Zhang, N., Cannon, R., Holland, B., & Patchett, M. (2009). Impact of genetic background on allele section in the highly mutable Candida albicans PNG2. Poster session presented at the meeting of ComBio 2009. Christchurch, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Rodrigues, E., Yang, D., Zhang, N., Magee, BB., Magee, PT., Holmes, AR., . . . Cannon, RD. (2009). Mating of candida albicans in an in vivo model of oral colonisation. Poster session presented at the meeting of ComBio. Christchurch, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhou, Z., Zhang, N., Zhang, S., Jordens, JZ., & Schmid, J. (2009). SSR1: A hypermutable contingency gene in candida albicans. Poster session presented at the meeting of ComBio 2009. Christchurch, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Jordens, J., Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Magee, B., Magee, P., Holland, BR., Cannon, RD., & Schmid, J. (2009, December). Most clinical isolates of the pathogenic fungus candida albicans can mate and generate viable recombinants, as assessed usin a new two-marker selection system. Presented at ComBio 2009. Christchurch, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Schmid, J., Bretagne, S., Zhang, N., Bendall, M., Desnos-Ollivier, M., Dromer, F., . . . Group, TYEASTS. (2008, March). Differences in mortality between patients infected with different Candida albicans genotypes. Presented at 9th American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Conference on Candida and Candidiasis. Jersey City, NJ, United States.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Magee, B., Magee, P., Richard, R., & Schmid, J. (2008). Development of a new marker system for efficient selection of sexual recombinants between clinical Candida albicans isolates. Poster session presented at the meeting of 9th American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Conference on Candida and Candidiasis. Jersey City, NJ
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Schmid, J., Bretagne, S., Zhang, N., Bendall, M., Desnos-Ollivier, M., Dromer, F., . . . Group, YEASTS. (2007, November). Differences in mortality between patients infected with Candida albicans genotypes. Presented at Joint New Zealand Microbiological Society (NZMS)-New Zealand Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NZSBMB) Annual Conference. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Schmid, J., Ling, LJ., Leung, JL., Zhang, N., Kolbe, J., & Grimwood, K. (2007, November). Limited evidence for transmission of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in New Zealand cystic fibrosis clinics. Presented at Joint New Zealand Microbiological Society (NZMS)-New Zealand Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NZSBMB) Annual Conference. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Raftery, M., Richardson, K., Christensen, MJ., & Schmid, J. (2007, November). Neotyphodium lolii induces a limited host defence response by Lolium perenne. Presented at Joint New Zealand Microbiological Society (NZMS)-New Zealand Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (NZSBMB) Annual Conference. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Raftery, M., Richardson, K., Christensen, MJ., & Schmid, J. (2007). Neotyphodium lolii induces a limited host defence response by Lolium perenne. Poster session presented at the meeting of 6th International symposium on Fungal Endophytes of Grasses. Christchurch, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Raftery, M., Richardson, K., Christensen, MJ., & Schmid, J. (2007). Neotyphodium lolii induces a limited host defence response by Lolium perenne. In AJ. Popay, & ER. Thom (Eds.) Proceedings of the 6th International symposium on Fungal Endophytes of Grasses. (pp. 199 - 202).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Cannon, RD., Rodrigues, EM., Van der Wielen, PA., Zhang, N., Schmid, J., Dawes, PJ., . . . Holmes, AR. (2006, August). Oral adhesion of Candida albicans - a cellular and molecular view. Presented at 8th International Mycological Congress. Cairns, QLD, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Harrex, AL., Holland, BR., Fenton, L., Cannon, RD., & Schmid, J. (2005, April). Finding Candida albicans virulence factors through DNA fingerprinting. Presented at World DNA and Genome Day. Dalian, China.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Liu, Z., Richardson, K., Christensen, MJ., & Schmid, J. (2005). Expression of a pathogenesis-related protein (PR-10) is part of the functional mutualistic symbiosis between Lolium perenne and Neotyphodium lolii. Poster session presented at the meeting of Joint Meeting of the 3 Divisions of the International Union of Microbiological Societies 2005. San Francisco, CA
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Holland, BR., Cannon, RD., & Schmid, J. (2005). Genomic markers associated with increased pathogenicity of Candida albicans. Poster session presented at the meeting of Joint Meeting of the 3 Divisions of the International Union of Microbiological Societies 2005. San Francisco, CA
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Schmid, J., Zhang, N., Cannon, RD., Holland, BR., & Patchett, ML. (2005, November). Candida albicans ORF 19.6877 is a hypermutable gene. Presented at 2005 Joint Meeting of New Zealand Microbiological Society & New Zealand Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. University of Otago, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Harrex, AL., Holland, BR., Fenton, L., Cannon, RD., & Schmid, J. (2004). Key features distinguishing more pathogenic, general-purpose genotype, strains from less pathogenic Candida albicans strains: A genomic comparison. Poster session presented at the meeting of American Society for Microbiology Conference: Candida and Candidiasis. Austin, TX
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Liu, Z., Christensen, MJ., Richardson, K., Harding, DR., & Schmid, J. (2004, November). Expression of a pathogen-related protein (PR-10) is part of the functional mutualistic symbiosis between Lolium perenne and Neotyphodium lolii. Presented at New Zealand Microbiological Society Annual Conference 2004: Microbes outside the square. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Harding, D., Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Harrex, AL., Holland, BR., Fenton, L., Cannon, RD., & Schmid, J. (2004). Genomic markers associated with increased pathogenicity of Candida albicans. Poster session presented at the meeting of New Zealand Microbiological Society Annual Conference 2004: Microbes outside the square. Palmerston North, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Liu, Z., Christensen, MJ., Richardson, K., Harding, DR., & Schmid, J. (2004). Proteomic analysis of ryegrass-endophyte interactions. (pp. 68). , 5th International Symposium on Neotyphodium/Grass Interactions Fayetteville, AR: University of Arkansas
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Harding, D., Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Harrex, AL., Holland, BR., Fenton, L., Firth, NA., Cannon, RD., . . . Schmid, J. (2003, September). Putative Candida virulence genes from a genomic screen. Presented at MicroNZ 2003: Annual Scientific Meeting and Exhibition. Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Liu, Z., Zhang, N., Chrstensen, J., Harding, DR., & Schmid, J. (2003, September). Proteomic analysis of ryegrass endophyte interactions. Presented at MicroNZ 2003: Annual Scientific Meeting and Exhibition. Auckland, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Harding, D., Liu, Z., Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Harrex, AL., Holland, BR., Cannon, RD., & Schmid, J. (2002). Sixty-one alleles of the ALS7 open reading frame in sixty-six Candida albicans strains: ALS7 is a hypermutable contingency locus. Poster session presented at the meeting of 7th International Mycological Congress. Oslo, Norway
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Scott, V., Al Samarrai, TH., Tan, YY., Spiering, MJ., McMillan, L., . . . Schmid, J. (2002). Transformation of Neotyphodium lolii with plasmids containing a native promoter disturbs the symbiotic interaction with its host. Poster session presented at the meeting of The 7th International Mycological Congress. Oslo, Norway
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Schmid, J., Scott, D., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Harrex, AL., Holland, BR., Cannon, RD., & Schmid, J. (2002, January). Genomic markers of pathogenicity of Candida albicans. Presented at American Society for Microbiology Conference - Candida and Candidiasis (6th). Tampa, FL.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Cannon, RD., Harrex, AL., Zhang, N., Holland, BR., & Schmid, J. (2001, September). Allelic variation associated with virulence in Candida albicans. Presented at Euroconference on Fungal Virulence Factors and Diseases. Seefeld, Austria.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.
Zhang, N., Scott, VL., Al Samarrai, TH., Tan, YY., Spiering, MJ., McMillan, L., . . . Schmid, J. (2000). Transformation of Neotyphodium lolii with plasmids containing a native promoter disturbs the symbiotic interaction with its host. 4th International Neotyphodium/Grass Interactions Conference. (pp. 325 - 331). New York, NY
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Schmid, J., Scott, D., Zhang, N.

Other

Zhang, N., Holland, BR., Cannon, RD., & Schmid, J. (2004, July). What makes Candida albicans a successful pathogen? Insights from a genomic screen. : National Center for Infectious Diseases, Mycotic Diseases Branch.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Schmid, J., Zhang, N.

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