Nilsen, K. T.; Walkowiak, S.; Xiang, D.; Gao, P.; Quilichini, T. D.; Willick, I. R.; Byrns, B.; N’Diaye, A.; Ens, J.; Wiebe, K.; Ruan, Y.; Cuthbert, R. D.; Craze, M.; Wallington, E. J.; Simmonds, J.; Uauy, C.; Datla, R.; Pozniak, C. J. Copy Number Variation of TdDof Controls Solid-Stemmed Architecture in Wheat. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2020, 202009418.


Fourmaux, S.; Hallin, E.; Chaulagain, U.; Weber, S.; Kieffer, J. Laser-Based Synchrotron X-Ray Radiation Experimental Scaling. Optics Express 2020, 28 (3), 3147. Article


Qin, L.; Zhou, Z.; Li, Q.; Zhai, C.; Liu, L.; Quilichini, T.; Gao, P.; Kessler, S.; Jaillais, Y.; Datla, R.; Peng, G.; Xiang, D.; Wei, Y. Specific Recruitment Of Phosphoinositide Species To The Plant-Pathogen Interfacial Membrane Underlies Arabidopsis Susceptibility To Fungal Infection. The Plant Cell 2020, 32 (5), 1665-1688. Article


Fourmaux, S.; Hallin, E.; Krol, A.; Bourgade, J.; Kieffer, J. X-Ray Phase Contrast Imaging Of Spherical Capsules. Optics Express 2020, 28 (9), 13978. Article




Singh, K. D.; Shirtliffe, S. J.; Duddu, H. S. N. The Role of Bi-Directional Reflectance Correction in UAV-Based Hyperspectral Imaging to Improve Data Robustness. In 2019 10th Workshop on Hyperspectral Imaging and Signal Processing: Evolution in Remote Sensing (WHISPERS); IEEE, 2019. Article

Bernardino KC, et al. (2019) The genetic architecture of phosphorus efficiency in sorghum involved pleiotropic QTL for root morphology and grain yield under low phosphorus availability in the soil. BMC Plant Biology 19: 87. GIFS Researcher: Leon V. Kochian. Article


Duszynska D, et al. (2019) Transgenerational effects of inter-ploidy cross direction on reproduction and F2 seed development of Arabidopsis thaliana F1 hybrid triploids. Plant Reproduction 32(3): 275-289. GIFS Researcher: Timothy Sharbel. Article


Hodač L, et al. (2019) A little bit of sex prevents mutation accumulation even in apomictic polyploid plants. BMC Evolutionary Biology 19:170 GIFS Researcher: Timothy Sharbel. Article

Hodač L, et al. (2019) A little bit of sex prevents mutation accumulation even in apomictic polyploid plants. BMC Evolutionary Biology 19:170 GIFS Researcher: Timothy Sharbel. Article


Fourmaux S, Hallin E, Chaulagain U, Weber S, Kieffer JC (2020) Laser-based sunchrotron X-ray radiation experimental scaling. Optics Express 28(3): 3147-3158. Article


Fourmaux S, Hallin E, Arnison PG, Kieffer JC (2019) Optimization of laser-based synchrotron X-ray for plant imaging. Applied Physics B 125(3):34. Article


Fourmaux S, et al. (2019) Radiation generation via non-linear optical processes during propagation of high peak and high average power fs pulses. GIFS Researchers: Emil HallinArticle


Melo J, et al. (2019) Repeat variants for the SbMATE transporter protect sorghum roots from aluminum toxicity by transcriptional interplay in cis and trans. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 116(1):313. doi:10.1073/pnas. 18084001115. GIFS Researcher: Leon V. KochianArticle


Navarro-Dominguez B, et al. (2019) Gene expression changes elicited by a parasitic B chromosome in the grasshopper Eyprepocnemis plorans are consistent with its phenotypic effects. Chromosoma 128(1):53–67. doi:10.1007/s00412-018-00689-y. GIFS Researcher: Timothy Sharbel. Article


Rizzo P, et al. (2019) Discovery of key regulators of dark gland development and hypericin biosynthesis in St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum). Plant Biotechnology Journal doi: 10.1111/pbi.13141. GIFS Researcher: Timothy Sharbel. Article


Samaniego M, Espana C, Deters R (2019) Access Control Management for Plant Phenotyping Using Integrated Blockchain. Proceedings of the 2019 ACM International Symposium on Blockchain and Secure Critical Infrastructure. BSCI pp 39-46 Article


Qin L, et al. (2019) Adaption of Roots to Nitrogen Deficiency Revealed by 3D Quantification and Proteomic Analysis. Plant Physiol 179(1):329. doi: 10.1104/pp.18.00716. GIFS Researcher: Leon V. Kochian. Article


Qiu W (2019) AhFRDL1 mediated citrate secretion contributes to adaptations of peanuts for Fe deficiency and A1 stress. Journal of Experimental Botany 70: 2873-2886. GIFS Researchers: Leon V. Kochian. Article


Xiang D, et al. (2019) The Transcriptional Landscape of Polyploid Wheats and their Diploid Ancestors during Embryogenesis and Grain Development. The Plant Cell  31(12):2888-2911. GIFS Researchers: Raju Datla (Senior Author) / Leon V. Kochian. Article


Zhang Z, et al. (2019) Plant lncRNAs are enriched in and move systemically through the phloem in response to phosphate deficiency. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 61(4):492–508. doi: 10.1111/jipb.12715. GIFS Researcher: Brian Ham. Article




Alvarado, Washington, Natcher D (2018) Living Together: Communities and Protected Areas in Chile. National Forestry Service Management of Forest Promotion and Development Department of Ecosystems and Society.(in press) GIFS Affiliates: David Natcher.


Appels R, et al. (2018) Shifting the limits in wheat research and breeding using a fully annotated reference genome. Science 361(6403) doi: 10.1126/science.aar719. GIFS Affiliates: Curtis Pozniak & Andrew Sharpe Article. 


Ashnest JR, Gendall AR (2018) Trafficking to the seed protein storage vacuole. Functional Plant Biol 45(9):895–910. doi:10.1071/FP17318. Article


Chen W, et al. (2018) LeSPL-CNR negatively regulates Cd acquisition through repressing nitrate reductase-mediated nitric oxide production in tomato. Planta 248(4):893–907. doi:10.1007/s00425-018-2949-z. GIFS Researcher: Leon V. Kochian. 


Chen, Angel, Natcher D (2018) Greening Canada’s Arctic Food System: Local Strategies for Combating Food Insecurity. Canadian Food Studies. GIFS Affiliates: David Natcher. (in press)


Dragwidge JM, Ford BA, Ashnest JR, Das P, Gendall AR (2018) Two Endosomal NHX-Type Na+/H+ Antiporters are Involved in Auxin-Mediated Development in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant and Cell Physiology 59(8):1660–1669. doi:10.1093/pcp/pcy090. Article  


Fourmaux S, Kieffer JC, Hallin E (2018) Laser wakefield driven x-ray sources in Canada: a brilliant future for agriculture and global food security. doi:10.1117/12.2319887. Article 


Hufnagel B, et al. (2018) Exploiting sorghum genetic diversity for enhanced aluminum tolerance: Allele mining based on the AltSB locus. Scientific Reports 8(1):10094. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-27817-z. GIFS Researcher: Leon V. KochianArticle  


Ghaith, Ziad, Natcher D, Kulshreshtha S (2018) Economic Impact of the United States withdrawal from Trans-Pacific Partnership on Canada: A Computable General Equilibrium Based Analysis. Journal of Applied Business and Economics20(8). doi:10.33423/jabe.v20i8.213. GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David Natcher. Article


Liu MY, et al. (2018) Two citrate transporters coordinately regulate citrate secretion from rice bean root tip under aluminum stress. Plant, Cell & Environment 41(4):809–822. doi: 10.1111/pce.13150. GIFS Researcher: Leon V. Kochian. Article


Kieffer JC, Fourmaux S, Hallin E (2018) High peak power lasers at INRS and applications of laser-wakefield-based x-ray sources to global food security. High-Brightness Sources and Light-Driven Interactions, OSA Technical Digest (online). (Optical Society of America), p HM3A.2. doi:10.1117/12.2515880. Article 


Minielly C, Peak D, Natcher D, Zeng W (2018) Scaling Up Research Using GIS and WebGIS Spatial Tools: Case Study of MicroVeg Project. Acta Horticulturae. GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David Natcher. (in press) Article.


Magalhaes JV, Piñeros MA, Maciel LS, Kochian LV (2018) Emerging Pleiotropic Mechanisms Underlying Aluminum Resistance and Phosphorus Acquisition on Acidic Soils. Frontiers in Plant Science 9:1420. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.01420. Article


Ma X, Mau M, Sharbel TF (2018) Genome Editing for Global Food Security. Trends in Biotechnology 36(2):123–127. doi:10.1016/j.tibtech.2017.08.004. Article


Natcher D (2018) Rethinking Canada’s Northern Food Systems: A Basis for Achieving Zero Hunger. The Circle:16–17. GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David Natcher. Article.


Natcher D, et al. (2018) Transitions in Cooperative Labour and the Constraints to the Adoption and Scaling-Up of Labour Intensive Agricultural Technologies. Sustainable Agriculture Research:71–80. GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David Natcher. Article.


Natcher D (2018) . Subsistence, Regional Planning, and the Cultural Carrying Capacity of First Nations in Alberta, Canada. Hunter Gatherer Research. doi: GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David Natcher. Article.


Natcher D, Kalagnanam V, Rawal R, Johnston M, Mamun AA (2018) Non-timber forest products and village livelihoods in Rajasthan, India: adaptation in a changing environment. International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology25(1):47–55. doi: 10.1080/13504509.2017.1304462. Article.


Parlee B, Sandlos J, Natcher D (2018) Undermining Subsistence: Barren-ground Caribou in a ‘Tragedy of Open Access." Science Advances. GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David Natcher. Article


Ramírez-González RH, et al. (2018) The transcriptional landscape of polyploid wheat. Science 361(6403). doi: 10.1126/science.aar6089. GIFS Affiliates: Curtis Pozniak & Andrew Sharpe. Article


Rojek J, et al. (2018) Establishing the cell biology of apomictic reproduction in diploid Boechera stricta (Brassicaceae). Annals of Botany 122(4):513–539. doi:10.1093/aob/mcy1140. GIFS Researcher: Timothy Sharbel. Article


Song H, et al. (2018) Robust and User Friendly 3D Re-Construction of Neutron Tomographic Images. 2018 IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), pp 930–938. GIFS Researcher: Emil Hallin.


Southcott C, Natcher D (2018) Extractive industries and Indigenous subsistence economies: a complex and unresolved relationship. Canadian Journal of Development Studies / Revue canadienne détudes du développement39(1):137–154. .GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David NatcherArticle.


Southcott C, Abele F, Natcher DC, Parlee B (2018) Resources and sustainable development in the Arctic(Routledge Press, New York). GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David Natcher.


Uga Y, et al. (2018) Genomic regions responsible for seminal and crown root lengths identified by 2D & 3D root system image analysis. BMC Genomics 19(1):273. doi: 10.1186/s12864-018-4639-4. GIFS Researcher: Leon V. Kochian. Article


Wenzel, George, Natcher D (2018) Reflections on Inuit and Subsistence in the 21st Century. Hunter Gatherer Research 3. GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David Natcher




Arbelaez JD, et al. (2017) Aluminum Resistance Transcription Factor 1 (ART1) contributes to natural variation in rice A1 resistance. Plant Direct 1(4):1-17. GIFS Researcher: Leon V. Kochian. Article


Dong J, et al. (2019) An Arabidopsis ABC transporter mediates phosphate deficiency-induced remodeling of root architecture by modulating iron homeostatis in roots. Molecular Plant 10(2):244-259 GIFS Researcher: Leon V. Kochian. Article


Doshi R, et al. (2017) Functional characterization and discovery of modulators of SbMATE, the agronomically important aluminium tolerance transporter from Sorghum bicolor. bioRxiv:182964. doi:10.1186/s12870-017-1079-2. GIFS Researcher: Leon V. Kochian. Article


Holen D, et al. (2017) Interdependency of Subsistence and Market Economies in the Arctic. The Economy of the North 2015 (Oslo: Statistics Norway), pp 89–126. GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David Natcher.


Jiang F, et al. (2017) Identification and characterization of suppressor mutants of stop1. BMC Plant Biology 17(1):128. doi:10.1186/s12870-017-1079-2. GIFS Researcher: Leon V. KochianArticle


Kieffer JC, et al. (2017) Application of laser-wakefield-based x-ray source to global food security issues. doi:10.1117/12.2263951. GIFS Researcher: Emil Hallin. Article.


Ligaba A, et al. (2017) Loss-of-function mutation of the calcium sensor CBL1 increases alumninum-snsitivity in Arabidopsis. New Phytologist 214(2):830-841. GIFS Researcher: Leon V. Kochian. Article


Lovell JT, Williamson RJ, Wright SI, McKay JK, Sharbel TF (2017) Mutation Accumulation in an Asexual Relative of Arabidopsis. PLOS Genetics 13(1):e1006550. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1006550. Article


Magalhaes JV, de Sousa SM, Guimaraes GT, Kochian LV (2017) The role of root morphology and architecture in phosphorus acquisition: physiological, genetic and molecular basis. Plant Macronutrient Use Efficiency Molecular and Genomic Perspectives in Crop Plants 123-147. Article


Navarro-Dominguez B, et al. (2017) Protein-coding genes in B chromosomes of the grasshopper Eyprepocnemis plorans. Scientific Reports 7:45200. doi:10.1038/srep45200. GIFS Researcher: Timothy Sharbel. Article


Natcher D, Maracle T, Titlichi G, Kassi N (2017) Maintaining Indigenous Traditions in Border Regions of Northern Canada. Indigenous Peoples and Resource Development in Canada (Ontario: Captus Press), pp 262–280. GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David Natcher.


Natcher D, Allen T (2017) Corporate Agricultural Investment in First Nation Reserves in Canada: The Case of One Earth Farms. Journal of Aboriginal Economic Development:73–84. GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David Natcher. 


Otto LG, et al. (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(1):599. doi:10.1186/s12864-017. GIFS Researcher: Timothy Sharbel.


Sarhanova P, et al. (2017) Hybridization drives evolution of apomicts in Rubus subgenus Rubus: evidence from microsatellite markers. Annals of Botany 120(2):317–328. doi:10.1093/aob/mcx033. GIFS Researcher: Timothy Sharbel. Article


Scheriau CL, Nuerk NM, Sharbel TF, Koch MA (2017) Cryptic gene pools in the Hypericum perforatum–H. maculatum complex: diploid persistence versus trapped polyploid melting. Annals of Botany 120(6):955–966. doi:10.1093/aob/mcx110. Article


Yan, et al. (2017) Arabidopsis Pollen Fertility Requires the Transcription Factors CITF1 and SPL7 That Regulate Copper Delivery to Anthers and Jasmonic Acid Synthesis. Plant Cell 29(12):3012. doi:10.1105/tpc.17.00363d. GIFS Researcher: Leon V. Kochian. Article


Wang Y, et al. (2017) NIP1;2 is a plasma membrane-localized transporter mediating aluminum uptake, translocation, and tolerance in Arabidopsis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 114(19):5047. doi:10.1073/pnas.1618557114. GIFS Researcher: Leon V. Kochian.  Article


Xie X, et al. (2017) CRISPR-GE: A Convenient Software Toolkit for CRISPR-Based Genome Editing. Molecular Plant 10(9):1246–1249. doi:10.1016/j.molp.2017.06.004. GIFS Researcher: Xingliang Ma. Article


Zhang Y, Ma X, Xie X, Liu Y-G (2017) Chapter Eight - CRISPR/Cas9-Based Genome Editing in Plants. Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science, eds Weeks DP, Yang B (Academic Press), pp 133–150. doi:10.1016/bs.pmbts.2017.03.008. Article


Zhou D (2017) Quantitative iTRAQ proteomics revealed possible roles for antioxidant proteins in sorghum aluminum tolerance. Frontiers Plant Science 7:2043. GIFS Researcher: Leon V. Kochian. Article




Bachmann E, et al. (2016) Profitability and Institutional Constraints to the Adoption of Fertilizer Microdosing in Northwest Benin. Sustainable Agricultural Research 5(3):11–23. GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David Natcher.


Brauer EK, et al. (2016) The Raf-like Kinase ILK1 and the High Affinity K+ Transporter HAK5 Are Required for Innate Immunity and Abiotic Stress Response. Plant Physiology 171(2): 1470-1484. GIFS Researcher: Leon V. Kochian. Article


Kochian LV (2016) Root architecture. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 58(3): 190-192. Article


Maron LG, Pineros MA, Kochian LV, McCouch SR (2016) Redefining ‘stress resistance genes’, and why it matters. Journal of Experimental Botany 67(19): 5588–5591. Article


Natcher D, Shea S, Rodon T, Southcott C (2016) Constraints to Wildlife Harvesting Among Aboriginal Communities in Alaska and Northern Canada. Food Security 8(6):1153–1167. GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David Natcher.


Natcher D, et al. (2016) Knowledge Diffusion and the Adoption of Fertilizer Microdosing in Northwest Benin. Sustainable Agricultural Research 8(6):1–10. GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David Natcher


Olfert R, Natcher D (2016) Adaptation in a Resource-Based Economy in the Northern Great Plains. Great Plains Research 26:35–49. GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David Natcher.


Piñeros MA, et al. (2016) Evolving technologies for growing, imaging, and analyzing 3D root system architecture of crop plants. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 58: 230–241. GIFS Researcher: Leon V. Kochian. Article


Rautio A, Natcher D (2016) Food and Water Security in the Arctic. Shared Voices, The UArctic Magazine:28–30. GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David Natcher. 


Sharma T, Dreyer I, Kochian LV, Piñeros MA (2016) The ALMT family of organic acid transporters in plants and their ınvolvement in detoxification and nutrient security. Frontiers in Plant Science 7:1488. Article


Southcott C, Abele F, Natcher D, Parlee B (2016) What Do We Need to Know about Extractive Resource Development in the North. Northern Public Affairs 4(3):55–57. GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David Natcher.


Zhang Z. et al. (2016) Vascular-mediated signaling involved in early phosphate stress response in plants. Nature Plants 2:16033. GIFS Researcher: Leon V. Kochian. Article




Dale C, Natcher D (2015) What Is Old is New Again: The Reintroduction of Indigenous Fisheries Technologies. Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability20(11):1309–1321. GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David Natcher. 


Maclean K, Robinson C, Natcher D (2015) Aboriginal Discursive Strategies for Participation in Natural Resource Management in Australia and Canada. Society and Natural Resources28(2):197–211. GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David Natcher.


Minielly C, et al. (2015) Visualizing Relationships in Interdisciplinary Research with Geographical Information Systems: A Case Study Utilizing Food Security Research in Sahelian West Africa. University of Saskatchewan Undergraduate Research Journal2(1):1–10. GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David Natcher. Article.


Natcher D (2015) Social Capital and the Vulnerability of Aboriginal Food Systems in Canada. Human Organization 74(3):230–242. GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David Natcher


Natcher D, Castro D, Felt L (2015) Hunter Support Programs and the Northern Social Economy. Northern Communities Working Together: The Social Economy of Canada’s North(Toronto: University of Toronto Press, Toronto), pp 189–203. GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David Natcher


Staples K, Natcher D (2015) Gender, Critical Mass, and Natural Resource Co-Management in the Yukon. Northern Review 41:139–155. GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David Natcher.




Natcher D, Schmid T, Allen T (2014) Balancing Politics and the Dispersal of Business Revenues Among First Nations in Saskatchewan, Canada. Journal of Aboriginal Economic Development9(1):16–26. GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David Natcher


Reed M, Scott A, Natcher D, Johnston M (2014) Linking Gender, Climate Change, Adaptive Capacity and Forest-based Communities in Canada. Canadian Journal of Forest Research44. GIFS Affiliate Researcher: David Natcher. 


*Names highlighted in bold represent GIFS members.