Katie M. OhnoDurability and Wood Protection Research
One Gifford Pinchot Drive
- Fungal decay of treated wood
- Mechanisms of copper-tolerant decay fungi
- Durability of CLT
Research interests include: 1. Mechanisms of fungal tolerance to in-service wood preservatives2. Understanding fungal degradation3. Secondary metabolites produced by wood decay fungi4. Durability and protection technologies of wood products including cross laminated timber5. Evaluating surface protectants for wood products.Ohno, Katie M.; Bishell, Amy B.; Stanosz, Glen R. 2020. Gene Expression Analysis of Three Putative Copper-Transporting ATPases in Copper-Tolerant Fibroporia radiculosa. Frontiers in Microbiology. 11: 586940. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2020.586940. Zelinka, Samuel L.; Jakes, Joseph E.; Tang, Juliet; Ohno, Katie; Bishell, Amy; Finney, Lydia; Maxey, Evan R.; Vogt, Stefan; Kirker, Grant T. 2018. Fungal–copper interactions in wood examined with large field of view synchrotron-based X-ray fluorescence microscopy. Wood Material Science and Engineering. 16(5): 1-11. Ohno, Katie M.; Kirker, Grant T.; Bishell, Amy B.; Clausen, Carol A. 2017. Untreated and copper-treated wood soaked in sodium oxalate: effects of decay by copper-tolerant and copper-sensitive fungi. In: The International Research Group on Wood Protection, Section 1, Biology: Paper prepared for the IRG48 Scientific Conference on Wood Protection. Ghent, Belgium. 1-11.
- University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D. Forestry Forestry Plant Pathology (minor), 2019
- Mississippi State University, Master Of Science Forest Products , 2012
- Mississippi State University, Bachelor Of Science Biochemistry , 2009
|Publication Year: 2019|
Highlight ID: 1332
|Going Big with Mass Timber Protection|
Researchers are leading efforts to better understand mass timber as a next generation building material and provide safe effective protection strategies to ensure public safety and responsible forest stewardship. ...
|Publication Year: 2012|
Highlight ID: 24
|Scientists Find the Achilles' Heel of Wood Fungi Tolerance to Preservatives|
Inhibiting the enzymatic pathway in copper tolerant brown rot fungi can block its tolerance of commercial wood preservatives ...