1974 Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison; Department of Plant Pathology with Dr. G.A. de Zoeten; Major: Plant Virology Minor: Biochemistry
1968 M.S. Michigan State University, East Lansing; Major: Biological Sciences
1963 B.S. University of Wisconsin, Madison; Major: Zoology
German, T.L, Lorenzen, M., Grubbs, N., Whitfield., A.E. 2020. New technologies for studying negative-
German, T., J. Morris, G. Pietersen, C. Jordá-
Groves C, German T, Dasgupta R, Mueller D, Smith DL 2016. Seed Transmission of Soybean vein necrosis virus: The First Tospovirus Implicated in Seed Transmission. PLoS ONE 11(1): e0147342. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0147342.
Whitfield, Anna E., Rotenberg, Dorith, German, Thomas L. 2014. Plant Pest Destruction goes Viral. Nature Biotechnology 32:65-
Rotenberg, D., Kumar, N.K.K., Zeitlow, C., Willis, D.K, German, T.L., Ullman, D.E. and Whitfield, A.E. 2009.Variation in Tomato spotted wilt virus titer in Frankliniella occidentalis and its association with frequency of transmission. Phytopathology 99:404-
Ullman, D.E., Whitfield, A.E. and German, T.L. 2005. Thrips and tospoviruses come of age: Mapping determinants of insect transmission. Proc.Natl. Acad. Sci. 102:4931-
Whitfield, A.E., Ullman, D.E and German, T.L. 2005. Tomato spotted wilt virus glycoprotein Gc is cleaved at acidic pH. Virus Res. 110:183-
Whitfield, A.E., Ullman, D.E and German, T.L. 2005. Tospovirus-
Whitfield, A.E., Ullman, D.E. and German, T.L. 2004. Expression and Characterization of a Soluble Form of Tomato spotted wilt virus Glycoprotein GN. J. Virol. 78:13197-
Kainz, M., Hilson, P., Sweeney, L., DeRose, E., and German, T.L 2004. Tomato spotted wilt virus N protein monomers involves non-
Chapman, E.J., P. Hilson and German, T.L. 2003. Association of L Protein and in vitro Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus RNA-
Medeiros, R.B., Ullman, D.E., Sherwood, J.L. and German T.L. 2000. Immunoprecipitation of a 50 kDa protein: a candidate receptor component for tomato spotted wilt tospovirus (Bunyaviridae) in its main vector,
Frankliniella occidentalis. Virus Research 67 (2): 109-
Medeiros, R.B., Rasochova, L. and German, T.L. 2000. Simplified, rapid method for cloning of virus-
virusparticles.J. Virol. Methods 86:155-
Sherwood, J.L., German, T.L. Moyer, J.W., Ullman, D.E. and Whitfield, A.E. 2000. Tospoviruses, pp. 1034-
Sherwood, J.L., German, T.L. Moyer, J.W., Ullman, D.E. and Whitfield, A.E. 2000. Tomato spotted wilt, pp 1030-
Li, K.L., Rouse, D.I., Eyestone, E.J. and German, T.L. 1999. Generation of PCR primers by random amplified polymorphic DNA and its application to Verticillium dahliae. Mycological Research. Mycological Research 103 (11): 1361-
EXAMPLES OF INVITED PRESENTATIONS /PROCEEDINGS
Thomas L. German, a nd Diane E. Ullman (2019) The Long and Winding Road: A Century of Discovery, XIth International Symposium on Thysanoptera & Tospoviruses, Kunming, China, September 21-
Thomas L. German (2005) VIII Int Symposium on Thysanoptera and Tospoviruses. State of the Art speaker “Mol. Biol. of Tospoviruses”. Assilomar Ca.
Thomas L. German (2004). Tomato spotted wilt virus acquisition by thrips: The role of glycoproteins. Am. Soc. Virology Plant Virology Symposium. Montreal, CA.
Thomas L. German and Arne Thompson (2003). Soybean Aphid and Virus Incidence in Snap Beans. Mid-
Arne Thompson and Thomas German (2003) Soybean Aphid and Virus Incidence in Snap Beans. Wisconsin Aglime and Pest Management Conference, Madison, WI
Thomas L. German and Anna Whitfield (2003) Thrips as vectors of Tospoviruses. North Central Branch ESA, Madison, WI
Thomas L. German (2003) Tospovirus Molecular Biology. The Ohio State UniversityVirology Seminar, Wooster, OH.
Thomas L. German (2003) Chemical Control of Viruses Diseases: A Moving Target. 35th Annual Idaho Seed Growers Seminar, Pocatello, ID.
Thomas L. German, (2003) Tomato spotted wilt virus: A growing concern. APS Symposium on New and Old Viruses: Emerging and Re-
Thomas L. German (2003) Development of a Negative-
German, T.L. and Whitfield, A. Method of Controlling Insects and Virus Transmission. PO7450US.
German, T.L. Rasochova L., and Ahlquist P. Improved Materials and Methods for Transformation US20040045050A1
Austin Phillips, S., Burgess, R, German, T.L. and Ziegelhoffer, T. Transgenic Plants as an Alternative Source of Lignocellulosic-
Li, K.,Rouse,D.R. and German, T.L. Assay for Verticillium Dahliae P94135US
Potato and vegetable growers researcher of the year
Elected Fellow of the American Phytopathological Society