Katalin Tóth - Postdoctoral Research Associate


Contact information

201 Life Science Center
1201 Rollins Road
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
Email: tothk at missouri.edu
Lab Phone No.: (573) 884 4799


Ph.D. in Genetics at the Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary (2005-2008, 2012) and at the University of Munich (LMU), Germany (2008-2012); DAAD (2008-2009) and BAYHOST (2009-2011) fellow. Worked on root nodule symbiosis (Lotus japonicus SYMREM1 is a novel signaling component involved in symbiotic nitrogen fixation)

M.Sc. in Biology and Environmentalism at the Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia (2000-2005)

Postdoctoral fellow since March 2012 in Stacey lab


Katalin Toth, Josef Batek, Gary Stacey (2016) Generation of Soybean (Glycine max) Transient Transgenic Roots

Katalin Toth, Gary Stacey (2015) Does plant immunity play a critical role during initiation of the legume-rhizobium symbiosis?


Yan Liang, Katalin Tóth, Yangrong Cao, Kiwamu Tanaka, Catherine Espinoza and Gary Stacey Lipochitooligosaccharide recognition: an ancient storyNew Phytologist

Wang, J*., Toth, K*., Tanaka, K., Nguyen, C.T., Yan, Z., Brechenmacher, L., Dahmen, J., Chen, M., Thelen, J., Qiu, L., et al. (2014). A soybean Acyl Carrier Protein, GmACP, is important for root nodule symbiosis. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 140108134719002

Tóth K*, Stratil TF*, Madsen EB, Ye J, Popp C, Antolín-Llovera M, Grossmann C, Jensen ON, Schüssler A, Parniske M, and Ott T (2012) Functional domain analysis of the Remorin protein LjSYMREM1 in Lotus japonicus PLoS ONE 7(1): e30817

Lefebvre B, Timmers T, Mbengue M, Moreau S, Hervé C, Tóth K, Bittencourt-Silvestre J, Klaus D, Deslandes L, Godiard L, Murray JD, Udvardi MK, Raffaele S, Mongrand S, Cullimore J, Gamas P, Niebel A, and Ott T (2010)
A remorin protein interacts with symbiotic receptors and regulates bacterial infection
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U S A, 107(5): 2343-2348
* both authors contributed equally to the work