Patents by Inventor Stanton B. Dotson

Stanton B. Dotson 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).

  • Patent number: 10550424
    Abstract: The present invention provides breeding methods and compositions to enhance the germplasm of a plant by the use of direct nucleic acid sequence information. The methods describe the identification and accumulation of preferred nucleic acid sequences in the germplasm of a breeding population of plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Stanton B Dotson, Sam Eathington, Zoe McCuddin, Nengbing Tao, Fenggao Dong, Frederic Achard
  • Patent number: 10544471
    Abstract: The present invention provides breeding methods and compositions to enhance the germplasm of a plant by the use of direct nucleic acid sequence information. The methods describe the identification and accumulation of preferred nucleic acid sequences in the germplasm of a breeding population of plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Stanton B. Dotson, Fenggao Dong, Frederic Achard, Sam Eathington, Nengbing Tao, Zoe McKiness
  • Patent number: 10544448
    Abstract: The present invention provides breeding methods and compositions to enhance the germplasm of a plant by the use of direct nucleic acid sequence information. The methods describe the identification and accumulation of preferred nucleic acid sequences in the germplasm of a breeding population of plants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Stanton B Dotson, Fenggao Dong, Frederic Achard, Sam Eathington, Nengbing Tao, Zoe McKiness
  • Publication number: 20180004894
    Abstract: The present invention provides breeding methods and compositions to enhance the germplasm of a plant by the use of direct nucleic acid sequence information. The methods describe the identification and accumulation of preferred nucleic acid sequences in the germplasm of a breeding population of plants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Applicant: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Stanton B. DOTSON, Fenggao DONG, Frederic ARCHARD, Sam EATHINGTON, Nengbing TAO, Zoe McKINESS f/n/a McCUDDIN
  • Publication number: 20170107527
    Abstract: The invention provides novel uses of sequence-specific or sequence-directed endonucleases for molecular plant breeding. The invention also provides novel plant transformation vectors and expression cassettes, which include novel combinations of an endonuclease with plant expression and transformation elements. Plants and derivatives thereof produced by such methods are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2016
    Publication date: April 20, 2017
    Inventors: Stanton B. Dotson, Larry A. Gilbertson, Jonathan C. Lamb, Brenda A. Lowe, Zoe P. McCuddin
  • Patent number: 9487797
    Abstract: The present invention discloses rice genomic promoter sequences. The promoters are particularly suited for use in rice and other cereal crops. Methods of modifying, producing, and using the promoters are also disclosed. The invention further discloses compositions, transformed host cells, transgenic plants, and seeds containing the rice genomic promoter sequences, and methods for preparing and using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2016
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Andrey A. Boukharov, Yongwei Cao, Stanton B. Dotson, Jeffrey M. Koshi, David K. Kovalic, Jingdong Liu, James D. McIninch, Wei Wu
  • Publication number: 20160264980
    Abstract: This invention provides transgenic plant cells with recombinant DNA for expression of proteins that are useful for imparting enhanced agronomic trait(s) to transgenic crop plants. This invention also provides transgenic plants and progeny seed comprising the transgenic plant cells where the plants are selected for having an enhanced trait selected from the group of traits consisting of enhanced water use efficiency; enhanced cold tolerance, increased yield, enhanced-nitrogen use efficiency, enhanced seed protein and enhanced seed oil. Also disclosed are methods for manufacturing transgenic seed and plants with enhanced traits.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2016
    Publication date: September 15, 2016
    Inventors: Mark Scott Abad, Thomas R. Adams, Ameeta K. Agarwa, James A. Ball, Paolo Castiglioni, Banu Gopalan, Erin Bell, Shobha Char, Robert J. Bensen, Raghava S. Boddupalli, Alessandra Frizzi, Jill Deikman, Robert L. D'Ordine, Michael D. Edgerton, Xianfeng Chen, Mary Fernandes, Paul S. Chomet, Stephen Duff, Deborah G. Rucker, Changlin Fu, Jeffery E. Ahrens, Stanton B. Dotson, Richard E. Finger, Jinzhuo Dong, Molian Deng
  • Publication number: 20160122778
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method and DNA molecules that when expressed in a plant produces transgenic plants with improved abiotic stress tolerance. The invention includes plant expression vectors comprising the DNA molecules, and plants containing such DNA molecules.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2015
    Publication date: May 5, 2016
    Inventors: Santanu Dasgupta, Targolli L. Jayaprakash, Carolyn J. Thai, Kottaram Krishnadas Narayanan, Thomas G. Ruff, Stanton B. Dotson
  • Patent number: 9322031
    Abstract: This invention provides transgenic plant cells with recombinant DNA for expression of proteins that are useful for imparting enhanced agronomic trait(s) to transgenic crop plants. This invention also provides transgenic plants and progeny seed comprising the transgenic plant cells where the plants are selected for having an enhanced trait selected from the group of traits consisting of enhanced water use efficiency, enhanced cold tolerance, increased yield, enhanced nitrogen use efficiency, enhanced seed protein and enhanced seed oil. Also disclosed are methods for manufacturing transgenic seed and plants with enhanced traits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Scott E. Andersen, Yongwei Cao, Stanton B. Dotson, Michael D. Edgerton, David K. Kovalic, Linda L. Lutfiyya, Zhidong Xie, Gregory R. Heck, Thomas J. La Rosa, Jingdong Liu, Jingrui Wu, Garrett J. Lee, Thomas R. Adams, Donald E. Nelson, Timothy Conner
  • Publication number: 20160098515
    Abstract: The present invention provides breeding methods and compositions to enhance the germplasm of a plant by the use of direct nucleic acid sequence information. The methods describe the identification and accumulation of preferred nucleic acid sequences in the germplasm of a breeding population of plants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2015
    Publication date: April 7, 2016
    Inventors: STANTON B. DOTSON, FENGGAO DONG, FREDERIC ACHARD, SAM EATHINGTON, NENGBING TAO, ZOE MCKINESS f/n/a MCCUDDIN
  • Patent number: 9200295
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method and DNA molecules that when expressed in a plant produces transgenic plants with improved abiotic stress tolerance. The invention includes plant expression vectors comprising the DNA molecules, and plants containing such DNA molecules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Santanu Dasgupta, Targolli L. Jayaprakash, Carolyn J. Thai, Kottaram Krishnadas Narayanan, Thomas G. Ruff, Stanton B. Dotson
  • Publication number: 20140130204
    Abstract: The present invention discloses rice genomic promoter sequences. The promoters are particularly suited for use in rice and other cereal crops. Methods of modifying, producing, and using the promoters are also disclosed. The invention further discloses compositions, transformed host cells, transgenic plants, and seeds containing the rice genomic promoter sequences, and methods for preparing and using the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2011
    Publication date: May 8, 2014
    Inventors: Andrey A. Boukharov, Yongwei Cao, Stanton B. Dotson, Jeffrey M. Koshi, David K. Kovalic, Jingdong Liu, James D. McIninch, Wei Wu
  • Publication number: 20130219561
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method and DNA molecules that when expressed in a plant produces transgenic plants with improved abiotic stress tolerance. The invention includes plant expression vectors comprising the DNA molecules, and plants containing such DNA molecules.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2010
    Publication date: August 22, 2013
    Inventors: Santana Dasgupta, Targolli L. Jayaprakash, Carolyn J. Thai, Kottaram Krishnadas Narayanan, Thomas G. Ruff, Stanton B. Dotson
  • Publication number: 20120317677
    Abstract: This invention provides transgenic plant cells with recombinant DNA for expression of proteins that are useful for imparting enhanced agronomic trait(s) to transgenic crop plants. This invention also provides transgenic plants and progeny seed comprising the transgenic plant cells where the plants are selected for having an enhanced trait selected from the group of traits consisting of enhanced water use efficiency, enhanced cold tolerance, increased yield, enhanced nitrogen use efficiency, enhanced seed protein and enhanced seed oil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2012
    Publication date: December 13, 2012
    Inventors: Scott E. Andersen, Yongwei Cao, Stanton B. Dotson, Michael D. Edgerton, David K. Kovalic, Linda L. Lutfiyya, Zhidong Xie, Gregory R. Heck, Thomas J. La Rosa, Jingdong Liu, Jingrui Wu, Garrett J. Lee, Thomas R. Adams, Donald E. Nelson, Timothy Conner
  • Patent number: 8324482
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are transgenic plants having recombinant DNA which expresses a G1073 transcription factor which provides enhanced resistance and/or tolerance to water deficit. More specifically the DNA constructs comprise a polynucleotide which encodes at least a functional part of a G1073 transcription factor or a homologous transcription factor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2012
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Jindong Sun, Kimberly Zobrist, Jingrui Wu, Changlin Fu, Stanton B. Dotson, Linda Lutfiyya
  • Publication number: 20120227131
    Abstract: This invention provides transgenic plant cells with recombinant DNA for expression of proteins that are useful for imparting enhanced agronomic trait(s) to transgenic crop plants. This invention also provides transgenic plants and progeny seed comprising the transgenic plant cells where the plants are selected for having an enhanced trait selected from the group of traits consisting of enhanced water use efficiency, enhanced cold tolerance, increased yield, enhanced nitrogen use efficiency, enhanced seed protein and enhanced seed oil. Also disclosed are methods for manufacturing transgenic seed and plants with enhanced traits.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2011
    Publication date: September 6, 2012
    Inventors: Mark S. Abad, Thomas R. Adams, Ameeta K. Argarwal, James A. Ball, Paolo Castiglioni, Banu Gopalan, Erin Bell, Shobha Char, Robert J. Bensen, Raghava S. Boddupalli, Alessandra Frizzi, Jill Deikman, Robert D'Ordine, Michael D. Edgerton, Xianfeng Chen, Mary Fernandes, Paul S. Chomet, Stephen Duff, Deborah G. Rucker, Changlin Fu, Jeffrey E. Ahrens, Stanton B. Dotson, Richard E. Finger, Jinzhuo Dong, Molian Deng
  • Patent number: 8124844
    Abstract: Polynucleotides useful for improvement of plants are provided. In particular, polynucleotide sequences are provided from plant sources. Polypeptides encoded by the polynucleotide sequences are also provided. The disclosed polynucleotides and polypeptides find use in production of transgenic plants to produce plants having improved properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2007
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2012
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Thomas J. La Rosa, David K. Kovalic, Yihua Zhou, Yongwei Cao, Mark S. Abad, Scott E. Andersen, Robert E. Buehler, Joseph R. Byrum, Nordine Cheikh, Timothy W. Conner, Brian E. Coombs, Stanton B. Dotson, Patrice Dubois, Michael D. Edgerton, Dane K. Fisher, Kristine J. Hardeman, Gregory J. Heck, Gregory J. Hinkle, Raghunath V. Lalgudi, Jingdong Liu, Linda L. Lutfiyya, Debbie A. Mahadeo, James D. Masucci, James D. McIninch, Philip W. Miller, Donald E. Nelson, Ming Peng, Thomas G. Ruff, Hridayabhiranjan Shukla, Joshua Stein, Michael D. Thompson, Kunsheng Wu
  • Publication number: 20110203012
    Abstract: The invention provides novel uses of sequence-specific or sequence-directed endonucleases for molecular plant breeding. The invention also provides novel plant transformation vectors and expression cassettes, which include novel combinations of an endonuclease with plant expression and transformation elements. Plants and derivatives thereof produced by such methods are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2011
    Publication date: August 18, 2011
    Inventors: Stanton B. Dotson, Larry A. Gilbertson, Jonathan C. Lamb, Brenda Lowe, Zoe P. McCuddin
  • Patent number: 7994402
    Abstract: The present invention provides methods and DNA molecules useful for producing transgenic plants with agronomically desired traits based on altered sizes of plant organs and tissues.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2011
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Mary Fernandes, Zhidong Xie, Stanton B. Dotson
  • Patent number: RE46033
    Abstract: The present invention discloses rice genomic promoter sequences. The promoters are particularly suited for use in rice and other cereal crops. Methods of modifying, producing, and using the promoters are also disclosed. The invention further discloses compositions, transformed host cells, transgenic plants, and seeds containing the rice genomic promoter sequences, and methods for preparing and using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2016
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: Andrey A. Boukharov, Yongwei Cao, Stanton B. Dotson, Jeffrey M. Koshi, David K. Kovalic, Jingdong Liu, James D. McIninch, Wei Wu