Ashnest, JR and Gendall, AR (2018) Trafficking to the seed protein storage vacuole. Functional Plant Biology, early access online. Article 


Barbara Hufnagel, Claudia Teixeira Guimaraes, Eric J. Craft, Jon E. Shaff, Robert E. Schaffert, Leon V. Kochian, Jurandir Vieira Magalhaes. 2018. Exploiting sorghum genetic diversity for enhanced aluminum tolerance: Allele mining based on the AltSB locus. Scientific Reports 8:1-13.  Article


Beatriz Navarro-Domínguez, Francisco J. Ruiz-Ruano, Josefa Cabrero, José María Corral, María Dolores López-León, Timothy F. Sharbel, and Juan Pedro M. Camacho. 2017. Not so silenced: B chromosomes contain active protein-coding genes. Scientific Reports. Scientific Reports 7 (April 3, 2017): 45200. Article


C.L. Scheriau, N.M. Nuerk, T.F. Sharbel, M.A. Koch.  2017.   Cryptic gene pools in the Hypericum perforatum-H. maculatum complex: diploid persistence versus trapped polyploid melting.  Ann. Bot.  Ann Bot. 2017 Nov 28;120(6):955-966. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcx110. Article


Dragwidge JM, Ford BA, Ashnest JR, Das P and Gendall AR (2018) Two endosomal NHX-type Na+/H+antiporters are involved in auxin mediated development in Arabidopsis thalianaPlant and Cell Physiology 59 (8) 1660-1669.  Article


J. Rojek, M. Kapusta, M. Kozieradzka-Kiszkurno, M. Górniak, D. Majcher, T.F. Sharbel, J. Bohdanowicz.  2018.  Evidence for acquisition of apomixis during sexual reproduction in diploid Boechera stricta (Brassicaceae).  Ann Bot. 2018 Sep; 122(4): 513–539.  Published online 2018 Jul 6. doi:  [10.1093/aob/mcy114]. Article


Jiang F, Wang T, Wang Y, Kochian LV, Chen F, Liu J. 2017. Identification and characterization of suppressor mutants of stop1. BMC Plant Biol 17: 128-137. Article


Jiapei Yan, Ju-Chen Chia, Huajin Sheng, Ha-il Jung, Tetiana-Olena Zavodna, Lu Zhang, Rong Huang, Chen Jiao, Eric J. Craft, Zhangjun Fei, Leon V. Kochian, Olena K. Vatamaniuk. 2017. Arabidopsis pollen fertility requires the transcription factors CITF1 and SPL7 that regulate copper delivery to anthers and jasmonic acid synthesis. Plant Cell 9: 3012–3029. Article


John T. Lovell, Robert J. Williamson, Stephen I. Wright, John K. McKay, Timothy F. Sharbel. 2017. Mutation accumulation in an asexual relative of Arabidopsis. PloS Genetics. Article


Jurandir V. Magalhaes, Miguel A. Pineros, Laiane S. Maciel, Leon V. Kochian. 2018. Emerging pleiotropic mechanisms underlying aluminum resistance and phosphorus acquisition on acid soils. Frontiers ion Plant Science 9: 1-12. Article


Melo JO, Martins LGC, Barros BA, Pimenta MR, Lana UGP, Duarte CEM, Pastina MM, Guimaraes CT, Schaffert RE, Fontes EPB, Kochian LV, Magalhaes JV. 2019. Repeat variants for the SbMATE transporter protect sorghum roots from aluminum toxicity by transcriptional interplay in cis and trans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 116: 313-318. Article


Mei Ya Liu, He Qiang Lou, Wei Wei Chen, Miguel A. Piñeros, Jia Meng Xu, Wei Fan, Leon V. Kochian,  Jian Li Yang1, Shao Jian Zheng. 2018. Two citrate transporters coordinately regulate citrate secretion from rice bean root tip under aluminum stress. Plant Cell and Environment 41: 809-822, Article


Otto, Lars-Gernot, Mondal, Prodyut, Brassac, Jonathan, Preiss, Susanne, Degenhardt, Jörg, Sang, He, Reif, Jochen Christoph and Sharbel, Timothy Francis. 2017. Use of genotyping-by-sequencing to determine the genetic structure in the medicinal plant chamomile, and to identify flowering time and alpha-bisabolol associated SNP-loci by genome-wide association mapping. BMC Genomics 18:599. Article


P. Šarhanová, T. F. Sharbel, M. Sochor, R. J. Vašut, M. Dančák, B. Trávníček. 2017. Hybridization drives evolution of apomicts in Rubus subgenus Rubus – evidence from microsatellite markers. Annals of Botany (DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcx033). Article


Paride Rizzo, Lothar Altschmied, Pauline Stark, Twan Rutten, Andre Guendel, Sarah Scharfenberg, Katrin Franke, Helmut Baeumlein, Ludger Wessjohann, Marcus A. Koch, Ljudmilla Borisjuk, Timothy F. Sharbel.   A placental polymorphism in Hypericum perforatum enables novel insights into hypericin biosynthesis and dark gland development.  New Phytologist (In review). 


Rupak Doshi, Aaron P. McGrath, Miguel Piñeros, Paul Szewczyk, Denisse M. Garza,  Geoffrey Chang and Leon V. Kochian. 2017. Functional characterization and discovery of modulators of SbMATE, the agronomically important aluminum tolerance transporter from Sorghum bicolor. Scientific Reports 7: Article Number: 17996. Article

Shifting the limits in wheat research and breeding using a fully annotated reference genome; GIFS and P2IRC authors include: Andrew Sharpe, Curtis Pozniak (full list of authors included in article). Article


The transcriptional landscape of polyploid wheat; P2IRC and GIFS' authors include: Andrew Sharpe, Curtis Pozniak (full list of authors included in article). Article


Wang Y, Li R, Li D, Jia X, Zhou D, Li J, Ly SM, Hou S, Huang Y, Liu J, Kochian LV. 2017. NIP1;2 is a plasma membrane-localized transporter mediating aluminum uptake, translocation, and tolerance in Arabidopsis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 114: 5047-5052. Article


Wei Wei Chen, Jian Feng Jin, He Qiang Lou, Li Liu, Leon V. Kochian, Jian Li Yang. 2018. LeSPL‑CNR negatively regulates Cd acquisition through repressing nitrate reductase‑mediated nitric oxide production in tomato. Article


Xie, X., Ma, X., Zhu, Q., et al., (2017). CRISPR-GE: A Convenient Software Toolkit for CRISPR-Based Genome Editing. Molecular Plant. 10(9): 1246-1249. Article


Xingliang Ma, Martin Mau, Timothy F. Sharbel.  2018.  Genome Editing for Global Food Security.  Trends in Biotechnology.  Vol. 36, Issue 2, P123-127.Article


Yusaku Uga, Ithipong Assaranurak, Yuka Kitomi, Brandon G. Larson, Eric J. Craft, Jon E. Shaff, Susan R. McCouch, Leon V. Kochian. 2018. Genomic regions responsible for seminal and crown root lengths identified by 2D & 3D root system image analysis. BMC Genomics 19: 273-284. Article


Zhang, Y., Ma, X., Xie, X., Liu, Y-G., (2017). CRISPR/Cas9 Based Genome Editing in Plants. Progress in molecular biology and translational science. 149:133-150. Article


*Names highlighted in bold represent GIFS members.