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 Dr. Daniel Giddings Vassão (PhD, Washington State University)

   Department of Biochemistry
   Detox & Mode of Action
 Phone:+49 (0)3641 57 1333Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology
 Fax:+49 (0)3641 57 1302Hans-Knöll-Straße 8
  emailD-07745 Jena

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Oral Presentations

Giddings Vassão D. (2018). Detoxification and effects of activated plant defenses in insect herbivores. Talk presented at Institutsseminar, DynaMo Center of Excellence Seminar Series, Copenhagen, DK (invited speaker)
Giddings Vassão D. (2017). Metabolism of glucosinolates and other activated plant chemical defenses by phloem feeders. Talk presented at 4th International Glucosinolate Conference 2017, Berlin, DE
Giddings Vassão D. (2017). Detoxification of plant chemical defenses and its metabolic consequences in generalist caterpillars. Talk presented at Angewandte Entomology Seminar Series, LOEWE Zentrum für Insektenbiotechnologie & Bioressourcen, Giessen, DE (invited speaker)
Giddings Vassão D. (2016). Biochemical mechanisms for whitefly utilization of cassava: Detoxification of cyanogenic glycosides. Talk presented at 2nd Annual Meeting of the African Cassava Whitefly Project, Blantyre, MW
Giddings Vassão D. (2016). Plant beta-glucosidases resist digestion by a lepidopteran herbivore to promote sustained activation of chemical defenses. Talk presented at 32nd Annual Meeting of the ISCE, International Society of Chemical Ecology, Foz do Iguaçu, BR
Giddings Vassão D. (2015). Mechanisms for whitefly super-abundance on cassava: from metabolites to genes and enzymes. Talk presented at 1st Annual Meeting of the African Cassava Whitefly Project, London, GB
Giddings Vassão D. (2014). Toxicity and detoxification of glucosinolates in generalist insect herbivores. Talk presented at 3rd International Glucosinolate Conference "GLUCOSINOLATES & BEYOND", Wageningen, NL
Giddings Vassão D. (2013). Toxicity and detoxification of plant chemical defenses in insect pests. Talk presented at Seminar Series of the NAP-PN, Support Nucleus of Natural Product Molecular Diversity Research, University of São Paulo, Sao Paulo, BR (invited speaker)
Giddings Vassão D. (2013). Toxicity and Detoxification of Plant Chemical Defenses in Insect Pests. Talk presented at 4th Brazilian Conference on Natural Products, Natal, BR (invited speaker)
Giddings Vassão D. (2013). Toxicity and detoxification of plant chemical defenses by insect herbivores. Talk presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Giddings Vassão D. (2013). Toxicity and detoxification of plant chemical defenses in insect pests. Talk presented at PSNA 2013 - 52nd Annual Meeting, Phytochemical Society of North America, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, US (invited speaker)
Giddings Vassão D. (2011). Tracing glucosinolate metabolism and detoxification in small herbivores. Talk presented at 50th Anniversary Meeting, Phytochemical Society of North America, Waikoloa, Hawaii, US
Giddings Vassão D. (2011). Chemistry in the Biochemistry Department. Talk presented at The Future of Chemistry in Chemical Ecology, Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Schloss Ringberg, Kreuth, DE
Giddings Vassão D. (2011). Tracing glucosinolate metabolism and detoxification in herbivores. Talk presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE

Poster Presentations

Mai D.T., Reichelt M., van Dam N., Gershenzon J., Giddings Vassão D. (2021). Metabolism and effects of plant glucosinolatesin an aphid and its natural enemies. Poster presented at 20th IMPRS Symposium, International Max Planck Research School "The Exploration of Ecological Interactions with Molecular and Chemical Techniques", Jena, DE
Chen J., Reichelt M., Ullah C., Gershenzon J., Giddings Vassão D., Hammerbacher A. (2019). Detoxification of plant chemical defenses is an important virulence factor for the cosmopolitan phytopathogen Sclerotinia sclerotiorum. Poster presented at 10th Conference of Asia-Pacific Association of Chemical Ecologists, Hangzhou, CN
Israni B., Christoff Wouters F., Luck K., Seibel E., Paetz C., Heckel D.G., Gershenzon J., Giddings Vassão D. (2019). The role of the DIMBOA glucosyltransferase in Spodoptera frugiperda resistance to benzoxazinoids. Poster presented at Institute Symposium, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Sun R., Gershenzon J., Pandit S.S., Giddings Vassão D. (2019). Glucosinolate Metabolism in Tritrophic Interactions. Poster presented at Institute Symposium, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Easson M., Malka O., Reichelt M., Paetz C., Stanisic A., Winter S., Morin S., Giddings Vassão D., Gershenzon J. (2018). When Life Gives you Sugar: Metabolic Fates of Activated Defenses in Phloem Feeding Insects. Poster presented at Institute Symposium, MPI für Chemische Ökologie, Jena, DE
Sun R., Giddings Vassão D., Gershenzon J., Pandit S.S. (2018). Revealing the role of Plutella xylostella’s glucosinolate sulfatase in its interactions with the specialist parasitoid Diadegma semiclausum. Poster presented at 17th IMPRS Symposium, International Max Planck Research School, Dornburg, DE
Reichelt M., Betzin F., Paetz C., Bartram S., Shekhov A., Giddings Vassão D., Beran F. (2017). The cabbage stem flea beetle can detoxify glucosinolates and isothiocyanates. Poster presented at 4th International Glucosinolate Conference 2017, Berlin, DE
Jeschke V., Shekhov A., Easson M., Christoff Wouters F., Luck K., Seibel E., Secinti S., Manivannan A., Sun R., Pandit S.S., Gershenzon J., Giddings Vassão D. (2016). Detoxification and Mode of Action of Plant Defenses in Insect Herbivores . Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2016, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Shekhov A., Paetz C., Reichelt M., Menezes R.C., Gershenzon J., Giddings Vassão D. (2016). Glutathione-dependent detoxification of sinalbin in Spodoptera littoralis. Poster presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Jeschke V., Kearney E., Kunert G., Gershenzon J., Giddings Vassão D. (2016). What doesn't kill you makes you stronger? The comparative effect of aliphatic and indolic glucosinolates on Lepidopteran development. Poster presented at 32nd Annual Meeting of the ISCE, International Society of Chemical Ecology, Foz do Iguaçu, BR
Shekhov A., Ahn S.-J., Reichelt M., Menezes R.C., Paetz C., Heckel D.G., Gershenzon J., Giddings Vassão D., Beran F. (2016). One pathway is not enough: Glucosinolate metabolism in the cabbage stem flea beetle Psylliodes chrysocephala. Poster presented at 32nd Annual Meeting of the ISCE, International Society of Chemical Ecology, Foz do Iguaçu, BR
Shekhov A., Paetz C., Reichelt M., Menezes R.C., Gershenzon J., Giddings Vassão D. (2016). Glutathione-dependent detoxification of sinalbin in Spodoptera littoralis. Poster presented at 32nd Annual Meeting of the ISCE, International Society of Chemical Ecology, Foz do Iguaçu, BR
Christoff Wouters F., Luck K., Reichelt M., Erb M., Giddings Vassão D., Gershenzon J. (2015). Detoxification of maize benzoxazinoids by lepidopteran herbivores. Poster presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Ahn S.-J., Shekhov A., Gershenzon J., Heckel D.G., Beran F., Giddings Vassão D. (2014). Glucosinolate metabolism in the striped flea beetle, Phyllotreta striolata: Feeding experiments with isotope-labelled glucosinolates. Poster presented at 3rd International Glucosinolate Conference "GLUCOSINOLATES & BEYOND", Wageningen, NL
Jeschke V., Kearney E., Gershenzon J., Giddings Vassão D. (2014). Effects of glucosinolates and isothiocyanates on the development, physiology, and chemistry of generalist herbivorous larvae. Poster presented at 3rd International Glucosinolate Conference "GLUCOSINOLATES & BEYOND", Wageningen, NL
Ahn S.-J., Shekhov A., Heckel D.G., Gershenzon J., Giddings Vassão D., Beran F. (2014). Glucosinolate metabolism in the striped flea beetle, Pyllotreta stiolata: feeding experiments with isotope-labelled glucosinolates. Poster presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Christoff Wouters F., Shekhov A., Reichelt M., Luck K., Giddings Vassão D., Gershenzon J. (2014). Detoxification of the maize benzoxazinoid DIMBOA by lepidopteran herbivores. Poster presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Jeschke V., Schramm K., Giddings Vassão D., Gershenzon J. (2014). Effects of Isothiocyanates in the Metabolism and Biochemistry of Spodoptera littoralis. Poster presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Maag D., Köhler A., Dalvit C., Christoff Wouters F., Giddings Vassão D., Gershenzon J., Wolfender J.-L., Turlings T., Erb M., Glauser G. (2014). 3-ß-D-glucopyranosyl-6-methoxy-2-benzoxazolinone - A novel detoxification product of maize benzoxazinoid derivatives in Spodoptera spp. Poster presented at SIP 15 - 15th International Symposium on Insect-Plant Relationships, University Neuchatel, Neuchatel, CH
Malka O., Giddings Vassão D., Gershenzon J., Morin S. (2014). Disarming the glucosinolate-myrosinase complex by sulfatase in Bemisia tabaci. Poster presented at Seventh International Symposium on Molecular Insect Science, Amsterdam, NL
Jeschke V., Christoff Wouters F., Shekhov A., Luck K., Meyer N., de Melo Moreira Gomes A.M., Kearney E., Blanchette B., Schramm K., Gershenzon J., Giddings Vassão D. (2014). Detoxification and Mode of Action of Plant Defenses in Insect Herbivores. Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2014, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Christoff Wouters F., Reichelt M., Erb M., Giddings Vassão D., Bauer E., Blanchette B., Shekhov A., Gershenzon J. (2014). Detoxification of benzoxazinoids – how lepidopteran herbivores cope with maize chemical defenses. Poster presented at 13th IMPRS Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Dornburg, DE
Giddings Vassão D., Schramm K., Christoff Wouters F., Jeschke V., Blanchette B., Kearney E., Gershenzon J. (2013). Detoxification and mode of action of plant defenses in insect herbivores. Poster presented at ICE Symposium, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Christoff Wouters F., Giddings Vassão D., Reichelt M., Glauser G., Erb M., Gershenzon J. (2013). DIMBOA reglucosylation as a detoxification strategy in lepidopteran herbivores feeding on maize. Poster presented at Gordon Research Conference - Plant-Herbivore Interactions: The Changing Face of Plant-Herbivore Studies, Gordon Research Conferences, Ventura, CA, US
Giddings Vassão D., Jeschke V., Schramm K., Reichelt M., Gershenzon J. (2013). Detoxification and the deleterious metabolic effects of isothiocyanates on insect herbivores. Poster presented at Gordon Research Conference - Plant-Herbivore Interactions: The Changing Face of Plant-Herbivore Studies, Gordon Research Conferences, Ventura, CA, US
Gloss A., Giddings Vassão D., Schramm K., Reichelt M., Hailey A.L., Rast T., Weichsel A., Gershenzon J., Montfort W., Whiteman N.K. (2013). Host shift by adaptive evolution of an ancient detoxification pathway. Poster presented at Gordon Research Conference - Plant-Herbivore Interactions: The Changing Face of Plant-Herbivore Studies, Gordon Research Conferences, Ventura, CA, US
Schramm K., Giddings Vassão D., Gershenzon J. (2013). The role of glutathione in detoxification of isothiocyanates in generalist lepidopterans. Poster presented at Gordon Research Conference - Plant-Herbivore Interactions: The Changing Face of Plant-Herbivore Studies, Gordon Research Conferences, Ventura, CA, US
Christoff Wouters F., Jeschke V., Gershenzon J., Schramm K., Giddings Vassão D. (2012). Detoxification and Mode of Action of Plant Defenses in Insect Herbivores . Poster presented at SAB Meeting 2012, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, DE
Gloss A., Rast T., Lapoint R., Reichelt M., Schramm K., Giddings Vassão D., Gershenzon J., Montfort B., Whiteman N.K. (2012). Adaptation to mustard oils in the Drosophila radiation: ecological, genetic, biochemical, and metabolomics evidence across a specialization gradient. Poster presented at Drosophila Genetics, The Genetics Society of America Conferences, Chicago, IL, US
Schramm K., Giddings Vassão D., Reichelt M., Wittstock U., Gershenzon J. (2011). Isothiocyanate metabolism in generalist lepidopteran herbivores. Poster presented at 6th International Symposium on Molecular Insect Science, Amsterdam, NL
Schramm K., Giddings Vassão D., Reichelt M., Wittstock U., Gershenzon J. (2011). Isothiocyanate metabolism in generalist lepidopteran herbivores. Poster presented at 14th Symposium on Insect-Plant Interactions, Wageningen, NL