1. K-State home
  2. »Plant Pathology
  3. »People
  4. »Faculty
  5. »Dr. Shahideh Nouri

Department of Plant Pathology

Dr. Shahideh Nouri

Dr. Shahideh Nouri

Assistant Professor

Email Dr. Nouri

Kansas State University
4106 Throckmorton PSC
1712 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506
Ph: +1-785-532-1347
Fx: +1-785-532-5692


  • Ph.D. Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2012
  • M.S. Plant Pathology, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran, 2005
  • B.S. Plant Protection, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran, 2002


  • Nouri,  S.,  Matsumura  E.E.,  Kuo,  Y.W.,  Falk,  B.W.  2018.  Insect-specific  viruses: From discovery to potential translational applications. Curr Opin Virol. 33: 33-41
  • Matsumura E.E., Nouri, S., Falk, B.W, Machado M.A. 2017. Deep Sequencing Analysis of RNAs from Citrus Plants Grown in a Citrus Sudden Death-affected Area Reveals Diverse Known and Putative Novel Viruses. Viruses, 24: 9 (4); doi: 10.3390/v9040092
  • Nouri, S., Salem, N., Nigg, J.C., Falk, B.W. 2016. A diverse array of new viral sequences identified in worldwide populations of the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri) using viral metagenomics. J. Virol. 90: 2434-2445
  • Nouri S., Salem N., Falk B.W. 2016. Complete genome sequence of Diaphorina citri-associated C
    virus, a novel putative RNA virus of the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri. Genome Announc
    4(4):e00639-16. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00639-16
  • Matsumura E., Nerva L., Nigg J.C, Falk B.W., and Nouri S. (Corrs. Author) 2016. Complete genome
    sequence of the largest known "flavi-like virus", Diaphorina citri flavi-like virus (DcFLV), a novel
    virus of the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri. Genome Announc 4(5):e00946-16.
  • Stenger, D.C., Krugner, R., Nouri, S., Ferriol, I., Falk, B.W., Sisterson. M.S. 2016. Sequence
    polymorphism in an insect RNA virus field population: A snapshot from a single point in space and
    time reveals stochastic differences among and within individual hosts. Virol, 498: 209-217
  • Matsumura E.E., Dorta S.O., Filho H.D.C, Nouri, S., Machado M.A. 2016. Genetic Structure and
    Molecular Variability of Citrus sudden death associated virus isolates from Infected Plants Grown in
    Citrus Sudden Death Affected Regions in Brazil. Viruses, 8: 330; doi: 10.3390/v8120330
  • Nandety, R.S, Kuo, Y, Nouri, S. (Co-first author) and Falk, B.W. 2014. Emerging strategies for RNA
    interference (RNAi) applications in insects. Bioengineered, 6(1): 8-19
  • Nouri, S., Aarevalo, R., Falk, B.W. and Groves, R.L. 2014. Genetic structure and molecular
    variability of Cucumber mosaic virus isolates in the United States. PLOS ONE 9(5): e96582. Doi:
  • Nouri, S., Falk, B.W. and Groves, R.L. 2012. Characterization of a satellite RNA associated with
    natural population of Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) in snap bean fields in Wisconsin. Arch Virol.,
  • Nouri, S., M. Bahar and M. Fegan. 2008. Diversity of Ralstonia solanacearum causing wilt disease of
    potato in Iran and the first record of phylotype II / biovar 2T of the R. solanacearum outside South
    America. Plant Pathology, 58: 243-249


  • Insect vector viromes and their interactions with both insect hosts and other microbes 
  • Using Insect-Specific Viruses as delivery vehicles to control plant pathogens
  • Virus evolution