Dr Sadegh Balotf


Dr Sadegh Balotf
NameDr Sadegh Balotf
Email Addresssadegh.balotf@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleResearch Fellow (Molecular Plant Pathology)
QualificationsBSc Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, MSc Shiraz, PhD Tas
DepartmentCentre for Crop Health (Operations)
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-9949-8571
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Employment

PositionOrganisationFromTo
PhD ResearcherUniversity of Tasmania20182022
Visting ResearcherMurdoch University20162018

Expertise

- Plant-Pathogen Interactions

- Plant physiology

- OMICs-based analysis

Fields of Research

  • 300404. Crop and pasture biochemistry and physiology
  • 300407. Crop and pasture nutrition
  • 300411. Fertilisers (incl. application)
  • 310704. Microbial genetics
  • 310705. Mycology
  • 310805. Plant pathology

Professional Membership

Professional MembershipYear
Australasian Plant Pathology Association
National Plant Biosecurity Diagnostic Network (NPBDN Australia)
BSc
Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman
2008
MSc
Shiraz
2011
PhD
Tas
2022

Current Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCommenced
Fungicide resistance in broadacre crop pathogens in QueenslandAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2024
Exploiting the Watkins wheat landrace collection for novel resistance to crown rot diseaseAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2023
Diversity analysis of Berkeleyomyces rouxiae, causing black root rotAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2023
DateNameAwarding organisationUnderpinning research
2014Nitrite laboratory test kit Iran Patent Center, Patent No: 82493
2013Nitrite field test KitIran Patent Center, Patent No: 82493
20222022 Peter W. Smith CSL Postgraduate AwardUniversity of Tasmania

Enzymatic Investigation of Spongospora subterranea Zoospore Attachment to Roots of Potato Cultivars Resistant or Susceptible to Powdery Scab Disease

Yu, Xian, Wilson, Wilson, Eyles, Eyles, Balotf, Sadegh., Tegg, Robert Stephen and Wilson, Calum Rae. 2023. "Enzymatic Investigation of Spongospora subterranea Zoospore Attachment to Roots of Potato Cultivars Resistant or Susceptible to Powdery Scab Disease." Proteomes. 11 (1). https://doi.org/10.3390/proteomes11010007

Multi-omics reveals mechanisms of resistance to potato root infection by Spongospora subterranea

Balotf, Sadegh, Wilson, Richard, Nichols, David S., Tegg, Robert S. and Wilson, Calum R.. 2022. "Multi-omics reveals mechanisms of resistance to potato root infection by Spongospora subterranea." Scientific Reports. 12 (1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-14606-y

Comparative Proteomic Analysis of Potato Roots from Resistant and Susceptible Cultivars to Spongospora subterranea Zoospore Root Attachment In Vitro

Yu, Xian, Wilson, Richard, Balotf, Sadegh, Tegg, Robert S., Eyles, Alieta and Wilson, Calum R.. 2022. "Comparative Proteomic Analysis of Potato Roots from Resistant and Susceptible Cultivars to Spongospora subterranea Zoospore Root Attachment In Vitro." Molecules. 27 (18). https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules27186024

Large-Scale Protein and Phosphoprotein Profiling to Explore Potato Resistance Mechanisms to Spongospora subterranea Infection

Balotf, Sadegh, Wilson, Calum R., Tegg, Robert S., Nichols, David S. and Wilson, Richard. 2022. "Large-Scale Protein and Phosphoprotein Profiling to Explore Potato Resistance Mechanisms to Spongospora subterranea Infection." Frontiers in Plant Science. 13. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2022.872901

Shotgun Proteomics as a Powerful Tool for the Study of the Proteomes of Plants, Their Pathogens, and Plant-Pathogen Interactions

Balotf, Sadegh, Wilson, Richard, Tegg, Robert S., Nichols, David S. and Wilson, Calum R.. 2022. "Shotgun Proteomics as a Powerful Tool for the Study of the Proteomes of Plants, Their Pathogens, and Plant-Pathogen Interactions." Proteomes. 10 (1). https://doi.org/10.3390/proteomes10010005

Non-escaping frost tolerant QTL linked genetic loci at reproductive stage in six wheat DH populations

Zhang, Jingjuan, Islam, Md Shahidul, Zhao, Yun, Anwar, Masood, Alhabbar, Zaid, She, Maoyun, Yang, Rongchang, Juhasz, Angela, Tang, Guixiang, Chen, Jiansheng, Liu, Hang, Jiang, Yanjie, Zhai, Shengnan, Hu, Xin, Rong, Junkang, Zhang, Yingquan, Qin, Yebo, Liu, Qier, Yu, Zitong, ..., Ma, Wujun. 2022. "Non-escaping frost tolerant QTL linked genetic loci at reproductive stage in six wheat DH populations." CROP JOURNAL. 10 (1), pp. 147-165. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cj.2021.02.015

Yield-Related QTL Clusters and the Potential Candidate Genes in Two Wheat DH Populations

Zhang, Jingjuan, She, Maoyun, Yang, Rongchang, Jiang, Yanjie, Qin, Yebo, Zhai, Shengnan, Balotf, Sadegh, Zhao, Yun, Anwar, Masood, Alhabbar, Zaid, Juhasz, Angela, Chen, Jiansheng, Liu, Hang, Liu, Qier, Zheng, Ting, Yang, Fan, Rong, Junkang, Chen, Kefei, Lu, Meiqin, ..., Ma, Wujun. 2021. "Yield-Related QTL Clusters and the Potential Candidate Genes in Two Wheat DH Populations." International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 22 (21). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms222111934

In Planta Transcriptome and Proteome Profiles of Spongospora subterranea in Resistant and Susceptible Host Environments Illuminates Regulatory Principles Underlying Host-Pathogen Interaction

Balotf, Sadegh, Wilson, Richard, Tegg, Robert S., Nichols, David S. and Wilson, Calum R.. 2021. "In Planta Transcriptome and Proteome Profiles of Spongospora subterranea in Resistant and Susceptible Host Environments Illuminates Regulatory Principles Underlying Host-Pathogen Interaction." Biology. 10 (9). https://doi.org/10.3390/biology10090840

Spore Germination of the Obligate Biotroph Spongospora subterranea: Transcriptome Analysis Reveals Germination Associated Genes

Balotf, Sadegh, Tegg, Robert S., Nichols, David S. and Wilson, Calum R.. 2021. "Spore Germination of the Obligate Biotroph Spongospora subterranea: Transcriptome Analysis Reveals Germination Associated Genes." Frontiers in Microbiology. 12. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2021.691877

Quantitative proteomics provides an insight into germination-related proteins in the obligate biotrophic plant pathogen Spongospora subterranea

Balotf, Sadegh, Wilson, Richard, Tegg, Robert S., Nichols, David S. and Wilson, C.R.. 2021. "Quantitative proteomics provides an insight into germination-related proteins in the obligate biotrophic plant pathogen Spongospora subterranea." Environmental Microbiology Reports. 13 (4), pp. 521-532. https://doi.org/10.1111/1758-2229.12955

Optimisation of Sporosori Purification and Protein Extraction Techniques for the Biotrophic Protozoan Plant Pathogen Spongospora subterranea

Balotf, Sadegh, Wilson, R., Tegg, Robert S., Nichols, David S. and Wilson, Calum R.. 2020. "Optimisation of Sporosori Purification and Protein Extraction Techniques for the Biotrophic Protozoan Plant Pathogen Spongospora subterranea." Molecules. 25 (14). https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules25143109

How exogenous nitric oxide regulates nitrogen assimilation in wheat seedlings under different nitrogen sources and levels

Balotf, Sadegh, Islam, Shahidul, Kavoosi, Gholamreza, Kholdebarin, Bahman, Juhasz, Angela and Ma, Wujun. 2018. "How exogenous nitric oxide regulates nitrogen assimilation in wheat seedlings under different nitrogen sources and levels." PLoS One. 13 (1). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0190269

Associations of NAM-A1 alleles with the onset of senescence and nitrogen use efficiency under Western Australian conditions

Alhabbar, Zaid, Islam, Shahidul, Yang, Rongchang, Diepeveen, Dean, Anwar, Masood, Balotf, Sadegh, Sultana, Nigarin, Maddern, Rowan, She, Maoyun, Zhang, Jingjuan, Ma, Wujun and Juhasz, Angela. 2018. "Associations of NAM-A1 alleles with the onset of senescence and nitrogen use efficiency under Western Australian conditions." Euphytica: international journal on plant breeding. 214 (10). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-018-2266-4

Multi-omics analysis of Spongospora subterranea spore germination and interaction with its potato host

Balotf, Sadegh. 2022. Multi-omics analysis of Spongospora subterranea spore germination and interaction with its potato host. PhD Thesis Doctor of Philosophy. University of Tasmania. https://doi.org/10.25959/100.00047588

Differential Expression of NADH Oxidase, Superoxide Dismutase, and Catalase in Wheat Seedling in Response to Zataria multiflora Essential Oil Incorporated into Polyvinyl Alcohol Dispersion

Bordbar, Z., Kavoosi, G., Balotf, S. and Nassiri, S. M.. 2017. "Differential Expression of NADH Oxidase, Superoxide Dismutase, and Catalase in Wheat Seedling in Response to Zataria multiflora Essential Oil Incorporated into Polyvinyl Alcohol Dispersion." Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology . 19 (1), pp. 145-155.

Nitrate reductase, nitrite reductase, glutamine synthetase, and glutamate synthase expression and activity in response to different nitrogen sources in nitrogen-starved wheat seedlings

Balotf, Sadegh, Kavoosi, Gholamreza and Kholdebarin, Bahman. 2016. "Nitrate reductase, nitrite reductase, glutamine synthetase, and glutamate synthase expression and activity in response to different nitrogen sources in nitrogen-starved wheat seedlings." Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry. 63 (2), pp. 220-229. https://doi.org/10.1002/bab.1362

Analysis of nitrate reductase mRNA expression and nitrate reductase activity in response to nitrogen supply

Kavoosi, Gholamreza, Balotf, Sadegh, Eshghi, Homeira and Hasani, Hasan. 2014. "Analysis of nitrate reductase mRNA expression and nitrate reductase activity in response to nitrogen supply." Molecular Biology Research Communications. 3 (2), pp. 75-84. https://doi.org/10.22099/MBRC.2014.1960

Differential expression of nitrate reductase in response to potassium and sodium nitrate: realtime PCR analysis

Balotf, Sadegh, Niazi, Ali, Kavoosi, Gholamreza and Ramezani, Amin. 2012. "Differential expression of nitrate reductase in response to potassium and sodium nitrate: realtime PCR analysis." Australian Journal of Crop Science.

Differential nitrate accumulation, nitrate reduction, nitrate reductase activity, protein production and carbohydrate biosynthesis in response to potassium and sodium nitrate

Balotf, S and Kavoosi, G. 2011. "Differential nitrate accumulation, nitrate reduction, nitrate reductase activity, protein production and carbohydrate biosynthesis in response to potassium and sodium nitrate." African Journal of Biotechnology. 10 (78), pp. 17973-17980. https://doi.org/10.5897/AJB11.1562