2018 Alumni Award of Excellence
University of Ottawa, Faculty of Science
2008 Bronze Medal
International Genetically Engineered Machines Competition, Boston, USA
2008 Gordon Nixon Leadership Award
University of Guelph
David Johnston-Monje, Janneth P. Gutiérrez, and Luis Augusto Becerra Lopez-Lavalle. (2022) Stochastic Inoculum, Biotic Filtering and Species-Specific Seed Transmission Shape the Rare Microbiome of Plants. Life 12.9 (2022): 1372.
Micci, A., Zhang, Q., ... David Johnston-Monje James F. White. (2022) Histochemical Evidence for Nitrogen-Transfer Endosymbiosis in Non-Photosynthetic Cells of Leaves and Inflorescence Bracts of Angiosperms. Biology, 11(6), 876.
David Johnston-Monje, Janneth P. Gutiérrez, and Luis Augusto Becerra Lopez-Lavalle.
(2021). Seed-Transmitted Bacteria and Fungi Dominate Juvenile Plant Microbiomes. Frontiers in Microbiology, 12.
Van Eerd, Laura L., Yangxue Zhou, Amy L. Turnbull, David Johnston-Monje, George Lazarovits, and Steven A. Loewen. (2021). Managing tomato vine decline with soil amendments and transplant treatments: fruit yield, quality, and plant-associated microbial communities. Canadian Journal of Plant Science, 101(6), 902-918.
David Johnston-Monje, Ashley Arévalo, Ana
Cristina Bolaños. (2021) Friends in low places: Soil derived microbial inoculants for biostimulation and biocontol in crop production. Microbiome Stimulants for Crops. Woodhead publishing. 15-31.
David Johnston‐Monje and Jessica Lopez Mejia. (2020) "Botanical microbiomes on the cheap: Inexpensive molecular fingerprinting methods to study plant‐associated communities of bacteria and fungi." Applications in Plant Sciences 8(4): e11334.
David Johnston-Monje, Diana Castillo-Avila, Manish N. Raizada & Luis Agosto Becerra Lopez-Lavalle. (2019) "Paying the Rent: How Endophytic Microorganisms Help Plant Hosts Obtain Nutrients." In: Moo-Young, Murray (edit). Comprehensive Biotechnology. 3rd Edition. Pergamon. Elsevier. Pg. 770-788.
David Johnston-Monje, Steve Loewen and George Lazarovits. (2017) “Mycobiomes of Tomato Plants with Vine Decline.” Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. 39: 184-200.
David Johnston-Monje, Derek S. Lundberg, George Lazarovits, Veronica M. Reis and Manish N. Raizada. (2016) "Bacterial populations in juvenile maize rhizospheres originate from both seed and soil." Plant and Soil. 405: 337-355.
Carlos Meneses, Bruna Silva, Betsy Medeiros, Rodrigo Serrato and David Johnston-Monje. (2016) "A Metagenomic Advance for the Cloning and Characterization of a Cellulase from Red Rice Crop Residues." Molecules. 21: 831.
Cassandra L. Ettinger, Hanan R. Shehata, David Johnston-Monje, Manish N. Raizada, and Jonathan A. Eisen. (2015) "Draft genome sequence of Burkholderia gladioli strain UCD-UG_CHAPALOTE (phylum Proteobacteria)." Genome announcements. 3: e01462-14.
David Johnston-Monje, Walaa Kamel Mousa, George Lazarovits and Manish N. Raizada. (2014) "Impact of swapping soils on the endophytic bacterial communities of pre-domesticated, ancient and modern maize."
BMC plant biology. 14: 233.
George Lazarovits, Amy Turnbull and David Johnston-Monje. (2014) “Plant health management: Biological control of plant pathogens.” In: Cook RJ, editor. Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems.
2st ed. Pg 388-399.
David Johnston-Monje and Manish N. Raizada (2013) “Surveying Diverse Zea Seed for Populations of Bacterial Endophytes.” In: de Bruijn F, editor. Molecular Microbial Ecology of the Rhizosphere. Volume 1. Pg 445-455.
David Johnston-Monje and Manish N. Raizada (2011) “Plant and endophyte relationships: Nutrient management.” In: Moo-Young M, editor. Comprehensive Biotechnology. 2 ed.
David Johnston-Monje and Manish N. Raizada (2011) “Conservation and Diversity of Seed Associated Endophytes in Zea across Boundaries of Evolution, Ethnography and Ecology.”
PLoS ONE 6(6): e20396.
A. C. Bily, L. M. Reid, J. H. Taylor, D. Johnston, C. Malouin, A. J. Burt, B. Bakan, C. Regnault-Roger, K. P. Pauls, J. T. Arnason, and B. J. R. Philogène. (2003) “Dehydrodimers of Ferulic Acid in Maize Grain Pericarp and Aleurone: Resistance Factors to Fusarium graminearum.” Phytopathology. 93:712-719.
Bacterial endophyte from maize and associated methods. CA3025604 and US20190159465.
Published May 30, 2019
Agricultural endophyte-plant compositions and methods of use. WO2015/035099 A1, US2017/0020138 A1, EP3041338 A1, CA2960032 A1 and AU2014/315191 A1. Published Jan 26, 2017
Plants containing beneficial endophytes. US20160338360 A1, WO2015/100431 A8, EP3086646 A2 and CA2935218 A1. Published Jan 19, 2017
Methods of use of seed-origin endophyte populations. US9288995B2, US9295263B2, US9532572B2, US9532573B2. 4 separate patents issued Jan 3, 2017
Penicillium Endophyte Compositions and Methods For Improved Agronomic Traits In Plants. WO2016/210238 A1.
Published Dec 29, 2016
Streptomyces Endophyte Compositions and Methods For Improved Agronomic Traits In Plants. WO2016/200987 A1.
Published: Dec 15, 2016
Seed Endophytes Across Cultivars And Species, Associated Compositions, And Methods Of Use Thereof. WO2016/109758 A3, CA2972904 A1 and AU2015/373978 A1. Published: Jul 7, 2016
Endophytes, associated compositions, and methods of use thereof. US9408394 B2, WO2015/200902 A8 EP3161124 A2, CA2953697 A1 and AU2015279557 B2. Issued Aug 9, 2016
Bacterial endophytes for biocontrol of fungus. WO2016044954 A1 and CA2962097 A1. Published Mar 31, 2016
Method for propagating microorganisms within plant bioreactors and stably storing microorganisms within agricultural seeds. WO2015100432 A3 and US2016/0330976 A1. Published Sept 3, 2015
Seed-origin endophyte populations, Compositions, and methods of use.
WO2014/210372 A1, US9113636 B2, MX2016000193 A, CA2916678 A1, EP3013134 A1, NZ715728 A and AU2014302296B2. Issued Aug 25, 2015