Patents by Inventor Christopher J. Scelonge

Christopher J. Scelonge has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20190338300
    Abstract: The invention provides DNA compositions that relate to transgenic insect resistant maize plants. Also provided are assays for detecting the presence of the maize DP-004114-3 event based on the DNA sequence of the recombinant construct inserted into the maize genome and the DNA sequences flanking the insertion site. Kits and conditions useful in conducting the assays are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2019
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicants: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC., E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: CLARA ALARCON, MATTHEW CURTIS HARMON, M. ALEJANDRA PASCUAL, JAMES C. REGISTER, III, CHRISTOPHER J SCELONGE, JOSHUA K. YOUNG, CATHY XIAOYAN ZHONG
  • Patent number: 10443064
    Abstract: A variety of methods and compositions are provided, including methods and compositions for targeted modification of a specific target site in a cell or organism, methods for integrating polynucleotides of interest, methods to assess promoter activity, directly select transformed organisms, minimize or eliminate expression resulting from random integration into the genome of an organism, such as a plant, remove polynucleotides of interest, combine multiple transfer cassettes, invert or excise a polynucleotide, silence a gene, and identify and/or characterize transcriptional regulating regions. The methods involve the introduction of a cell proliferation factor and a double-strand break-inducing enzyme into an organism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: William J. Gordon-Kamm, Keith S. Lowe, David J. Peterson, Christopher J. Scelonge, Grace M. St. Clair, Bing-Bing Wang
  • Patent number: 10407688
    Abstract: The invention provides DNA compositions that relate to transgenic insect resistant maize plants. Also provided are assays for detecting the presence of the maize DP-004114-3 event based on the DNA sequence of the recombinant construct inserted into the maize genome and the DNA sequences flanking the insertion site. Kits and conditions useful in conducting the assays are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignees: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC., E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Clara Maria Alarcon, Matthew C. Harmon, M. Alejandra Pascual, James C. Register, III, Christopher J. Scelonge, Joshua K. Young, Cathy Xiaoyan Zhong
  • Publication number: 20190136331
    Abstract: The invention provides DNA compositions that relate to transgenic insect resistant maize plants. Also provided are assays for detecting the presence of the maize DP-004114-3 event based on the DNA sequence of the recombinant construct inserted into the maize genome and the DNA sequences flanking the insertion site. Kits and conditions useful in conducting the assays are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2019
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Applicants: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC., E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Scott Diehn, Albert L Lu, Timothy M Nowatzki, Douglas S Nubel, M Alejandra Pascual, James C Register, III, Christopher J Scelonge, Joshua K Young, Cathy Xiaoyan Zhong, Erin L Crowgey
  • Patent number: 10190179
    Abstract: The invention provides DNA compositions that relate to transgenic insect resistant maize plants. Also provided are assays for detecting the presence of the maize DP-004114-3 event based on the DNA sequence of the recombinant construct inserted into the maize genome and the DNA sequences flanking the insertion site. Kits and conditions useful in conducting the assays are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignees: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC., E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Scott Diehn, Albert L. Lu, Timothy M. Nowatzki, Douglas S. Nubel, M. Alejandra Pascual, James C. Register, III, Christopher J. Scelonge, Joshua K. Young, Cathy Xiaoyan Zhong, Erin L. Crowgey
  • Publication number: 20180171346
    Abstract: A variety of methods and compositions are provided, including methods and compositions for targeted modification of a specific target site in a cell or organism, methods for integrating polynucleotides of interest, methods to assess promoter activity, directly select transformed organisms, minimize or eliminate expression resulting from random integration into the genome of an organism, such as a plant, remove polynucleotides of interest, combine multiple transfer cassettes, invert or excise a polynucleotide, silence a gene, and identify and/or characterize transcriptional regulating regions. The methods involve the introduction of a cell proliferation factor and a double-strand break-inducing enzyme into an organism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2018
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Applicant: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: WILLIAM J. GORDON-KAMM, KEITH S. LOWE, DAVID J. PETERSON, CHRISTOPHER J. SCELONGE, GRACE M. ST. CLAIR, BING-BING WANG
  • Publication number: 20180023148
    Abstract: The invention provides DNA compositions that relate to transgenic insect resistant maize plants. Also provided are assays for detecting the presence of the maize DP-004114-3 event based on the DNA sequence of the recombinant construct inserted into the maize genome and the DNA sequences flanking the insertion site. Kits and conditions useful in conducting the assays are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Publication date: January 25, 2018
    Applicants: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC., E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: SCOTT DIEHN, ALBERT L. LU, TIMOTHY M. NOWATZKI, DOUGLAS S. NUBEL, M. ALEJANDRA PASCUAL, JAMES C. REGISTER, III, CHRISTOPHER J. SCELONGE, JOSHUA K. YOUNG, CATHY XIAOYAN ZHONG, ERIN L. CROWGEY
  • Publication number: 20170369953
    Abstract: The invention provides DNA compositions that relate to transgenic insect resistant maize plants. Also provided are assays for detecting the presence of the maize DP-004114-3 event based on the DNA sequence of the recombinant construct inserted into the maize genome and the DNA sequences flanking the insertion site. Kits and conditions useful in conducting the assays are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Applicants: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC., E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: CLARA MARIA ALARCON, MATTHEW C. HARMON, M. ALEJANDRA PASCUAL, JAMES C. REGISTER, III, CHRISTOPHER J. SCELONGE, JOSHUA K. YOUNG, CATHY XIAOYAN ZHONG
  • Patent number: 9725772
    Abstract: The invention provides DNA compositions that relate to transgenic insect resistant maize plants. Also provided are assays for detecting the presence of the maize DP-004114-3 event based on the DNA sequence of the recombinant construct inserted into the maize genome and the DNA sequences flanking the insertion site. Kits and conditions useful in conducting the assays are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignees: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC., E I DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Clara Maria Alarcon, Matthew C. Harmon, M. Alejandra Pascual, James C. Register, III, Christopher J. Scelonge, Joshua K. Young, Cathy Xiaoyan Zhong
  • Patent number: 8704041
    Abstract: A variety of methods and compostions are provided, including methods and compositions for targeted modification of a specific target site in a cell or organism, methods for integrating polynucleotides of interest, methods to assess promoter activity, directly select transformed organisms, minimize or eliminate expression resulting from random integration into the genome of an organism, such as a plant, remove polynucleotides of interest, combine multiple transfer cassettes, invert or excise a polynucleotide, silence a gene, and identify and/or characterize transcriptional regulating regions. The methods involve the introduction of a cell proliferation factor and a double-strand break-inducing enzyme into an organism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: Pioneer Hi Bred International Inc
    Inventors: William J. Gordon-Kamm, Keith S. Lowe, David J. Peterson, Christopher J. Scelonge, Grace M. St. Clair, Bing-Bing Wang
  • Patent number: 8575434
    Abstract: The invention provides DNA compositions that relate to transgenic insect resistant maize plants. Also provided are assays for detecting the presence of the maize DP-004114-3 event based on the DNA sequence of the recombinant construct inserted into the maize genome and the DNA sequences flanking the insertion site. Kits and conditions useful in conducting the assays are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2013
    Assignees: Pioneer Hi Bred International Inc, E I du Pont de Nemours and Company
    Inventors: Scott Diehn, Albert L. Lu, Timothy M. Nowatzki, Douglas S. Nubel, M. Alejandra Pascual, James C. Register, III, Christopher J. Scelonge, Joshua K. Young, Cathy Xiaoyan Zhong, Erin L. Crowgey
  • Publication number: 20130283483
    Abstract: The invention provides DNA compositions that relate to transgenic insect resistant maize plants. Also provided are assays for detecting the presence of the maize DP-004114-3 event based on the DNA sequence of the recombinant construct inserted into the maize genome and the DNA sequences flanking the insertion site. Kits and conditions useful in conducting the assays are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2013
    Publication date: October 24, 2013
    Applicants: E.I. du PONT de NEMOURS and COMPANY, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc
    Inventors: Clara Maria Alarcon, Matthew C. Harmon, M. Alejandra Pascual, James C. Register, III, Christopher J. Scelonge, Joshua K. Young, Cathy Xiaoyan Zhong
  • Patent number: 8080647
    Abstract: Compositions and methods relating to the use of tetracycline repressor in plants are provided. Compositions include a polynucleotide modified for expression in a plant, wherein the polynucleotide encodes a tetracycline repressor protein, as well as constructs, vectors, cells, plants and seeds comprising the polynucleotide, an/or produced by the methods. Also provided are methods to provide tetracycline repressor to a cell, and to regulate expression of a polynucleotide of interest in a cell, including a plant cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2011
    Assignee: Pioneer Hi Bred International Inc
    Inventors: William J. Gordon-Kamm, Keith S. Lowe, Christopher J. Scelonge, Carl R. Simmons, Aurélie Morin, Lawrence R. Stiner
  • Publication number: 20110258741
    Abstract: This invention relates to isolated polynucleotides encoding WUS polypeptides. The invention further provides isolated WUS polypeptides. The invention also provides methods of using the polynucleotides to modulate the level of WUS, improve transformation efficiency, to stimulate plant cell growth, including stem cells, to stimulate organogenesis, to stimulate somatic embryogenesis, to induce apomixis, and to provide a positive selection for cells comprising the polynucleotide. The invention also relates to cells, plants and seeds comprising the polynucleotides of the invention or produced by the methods of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2011
    Publication date: October 20, 2011
    Applicants: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL INC., E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Rebecca E. Cahoon, Keith S. Lowe, William J. Gordon-Kamm, Yumin Tao, Christopher J. Scelonge
  • Publication number: 20110165679
    Abstract: A variety of methods and compostions are provided, including methods and compositions for targeted modification of a specific target site in a cell or organism, methods for integrating polynucleotides of interest, methods to assess promoter activity, directly select transformed organisms, minimize or eliminate expression resulting from random integration into the genome of an organism, such as a plant, remove polynucleotides of interest, combine multiple transfer cassettes, invert or excise a polynucleotide, silence a gene, and identify and/or characterize transcriptional regulating regions. The methods involve the introduction of a cell proliferation factor and a double-strand break-inducing enzyme into an organism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2010
    Publication date: July 7, 2011
    Applicant: Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
    Inventors: William J. Gordon-Kamm, Keith S. Lowe, David J. Peterson, Christopher J. Scelonge, Grace M. St. Clair, Bing-Bing Wang
  • Publication number: 20110167516
    Abstract: Compositions and methods are provided for the introduction and the regulated expression of genes in plants. Compositions include promoter constructs that provide a level of activity useful for the regulated expression of site-specific recombinases, while avoiding premature excision. Further provided are isolated polynucleotides encoding novel babyboom polypeptides, expression cassettes, and plants comprising the same. Methods for the introduction of genes into plants are provided, including methods for plastid transformation and methods for the transformation of tissues from mature seeds and leaves.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2010
    Publication date: July 7, 2011
    Applicant: Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
    Inventors: William J. Gordon-Kamm, Theodore M. Klein, Keith S. Lowe, Kevin E. McBride, Christopher J. Scelonge, Bing-Bing Wang, Ning Wang, Xinli E. Wu
  • Publication number: 20110154523
    Abstract: The invention provides DNA compositions that relate to transgenic insect resistant maize plants. Also provided are assays for detecting the presence of the maize DP-004114-3 event based on the DNA sequence of the recombinant construct inserted into the maize genome and the DNA sequences flanking the insertion site. Kits and conditions useful in conducting the assays are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2010
    Publication date: June 23, 2011
    Applicants: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC., E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Scott Diehn, Albert L. Lu, Timothy M. Nowatzki, Douglas S. Nubel, M. Alejandra Pascual, James C. Register, III, Christopher J. Scelonge, Joshua K. Young, Cathy Xiaoyan Zhong, Erin L. Crowgey
  • Publication number: 20110154524
    Abstract: The invention provides DNA compositions that relate to transgenic insect resistant maize plants. Also provided are assays for detecting the presence of the maize DP-032316-8 event based on the DNA sequence of the recombinant construct inserted into the maize genome and the DNA sequences flanking the insertion site. Kits and conditions useful in conducting the assays are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2010
    Publication date: June 23, 2011
    Applicants: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC., E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Scott Diehn, Albert L. Lu, Timothy M. Nowatzki, Douglas S. Nubel, M. Alejandra Pascual, James C. Register, III, Christopher J. Scelonge, Gregory J. Young, Joshua K. Young, Cathy Xiaoyan Zhong
  • Publication number: 20110154525
    Abstract: The invention provides DNA compositions that relate to transgenic insect resistant maize plants. Also provided are assays for detecting the presence of the maize DP-040416-8 event based on the DNA sequence of the recombinant construct inserted into the maize genome and the DNA sequences flanking the insertion site. Kits and conditions useful in conducting the assays are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2010
    Publication date: June 23, 2011
    Applicants: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC., E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Scott Diehn, Albert L. Lu, Timothy M. Nowatzki, Douglas S. Nubel, M. Alejandra Pascual, James C. Register, III, Christopher J. Scelonge, Gregory J. Young, Joshua K. Young, Cathy Xiaoyan Zhong
  • Publication number: 20110154526
    Abstract: The invention provides DNA compositions that relate to transgenic insect resistant maize plants. Also provided are assays for detecting the presence of the maize DP-043A47-3 event based on the DNA sequence of the recombinant construct inserted into the maize genome and the DNA sequences flanking the insertion site. Kits and conditions useful in conducting the assays are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2010
    Publication date: June 23, 2011
    Applicants: PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC., E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: Scott Diehn, Albert L. Lu, Timothy M. Nowatzki, Douglas S. Nubel, M. Alejandra Pascual, James C. Register, III, Christopher J. Scelonge, Gregory J. Young, Joshua K. Young, Cathy Xiaoyan Zhong