Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics
141 Chalmers Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-7278 fax

Biotechnology Core Facility
206 Burt Hall
785-532-6297 fax

Biomolecular NMR Facility
37 Chalmers Hall

Gerald Reeck, Ph.D., Professor

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Contact information

Office: 203 Burt Hall
Phone: 785-532-6117
Fax: 785-532-7278


B.A. 1967, Seattle Pacific College
Ph.D. 1971, University of Washington

Areas of specialty

  • Biochemistry and molecular biology of insect enzymes and proteins
  • Structure and function of proteinases and proteinase inhibitors

Selected publications

Carolan, J. C., Caragea, D., Reardon, K. T., Mutti, N. S., Dittmer, N., Pappan, K., Cui, F., Castaneto, M., Poulain, J., Dossat, C., Tagu, D., Reese, J. C., Reeck, G. R., Wilkinson, T. L., and Edwards, O. R. (2011) Predicted effector molecules in the salivary secretome of the pea aphid (Acyrthosiphon pisum): a dual transcriptomic/proteomic approach. J. Proteome Res. 10:1505-18.

International Aphid Genomics Consortium (2010) Genome sequence of the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum. PLoS Biol.23;8(2):e1000313.

Mutti, N. S., Louis, J., Pappan, L. K., Pappan, K., Begum, K., Chen, M. S., Park, Y., Dittmer, N., Marshall, J., Reese, J. C., Reeck, G. R. (2008) A protein from the salivary glands of the pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum, is essential in feeding on a host plant. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 105:9965-9.

Mutti, N. S., Park, Y., Reese, J. C., Reeck, G. R. (2006) RNAi knockdown of a salivary transcript leading to lethality in the pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum. J. Insect. Sci. 6:1-7.

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