Key Publications

For project Fulgione: Pan-genomic consequences of mating system evolution in Arabis alpina

Hübner, S. (2022). Are we there yet? Driving the road to evolutionary graph-pangenomics. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 66, 102195.

For project Garrido-Oter: Studying the robustness and long-term dynamics of synthetic microbial foodwebs

Durán P, Flores-Uribe J, Wippel K, Zhang P, Guan R, Melkonian B, Melkonian M, Garrido-Oter R. Shared features and reciprocal complementation of the Chlamydomonas and Arabidopsis microbiota. Nat Commun. 2022 Jan 20;13(1):406. doi:

For project Hay: Genetic control of polar lignin deposition

Perez-Anton et al. Explosive seed dispersal depends on SPL7 to ensure sufficient copper for localized lignin deposition via laccases. PNAS, 119: e2202287119 (2022).

For project Hildebrandt-Toepfer: Integration of amino acid and fatty acid metabolism during germination and seedling establishment

Henninger, Markus; Pedrotti, Lorenzo; Krischke, Markus; Draken, Jan; Wildenhain, Theresa; Fekete, Agnes et al. (2022): The evolutionarily conserved kinase SnRK1 orchestrates resource mobilization during Arabidopsis seedling establishment. In The Plant cell 34 (1), pp. 616–632. DOI: 10.1093/plcell/koab270.

For project Marques: Recombination dynamics and patterns of molecular evolution in a widespread species with repeat-based holocentromeres

Castellani, M., Zhang, M., Thangavel, G., Mata Sucre, Y., Lux, T., Campoy, J.A., Marek, M., Huettel, B., Sun, H., Mayer, K.F.X., Schneeberger, K., Marques, A. (2023). Meiotic recombination dynamics in plants with repeat-based holocentromeres shed light on the primary drivers of crossover patterning (PREPRINT)

For project Mercier: Mechanisms of crossover patterning

Durand, S., Lian, Q., Jing, J. et al. Joint control of meiotic crossover patterning by the synaptonemal complex and HEI10 dosage. Nat Commun 13, 5999 (2022).

For Nakagami: Salicylic acid pathway in bryophytes

Jeon HW, Iwakawa H, Naramoto S, Herrfurth C, Gutsche N, Schlüter T, Kyozuka J, Miyauchi S, Feussner I, Zachgo S, Nakagami H, “Contrasting and conserved roles of NPR pathways in diverged land plant lineages”, bioRxiv

For project Tsiantis 1: Isolating loci driving morphological diversity in Cardamine hirsuta

Baumgarten L, Pieper B, et al. (2023). Pan-European study of genotypes and phenotypes in the Arabidopsis relative Cardamine hirsuta reveals how adaptation, demography, and development shape diversity patterns. PLoS Biol Jul 18;21(7):e3002191. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3002191

For project Tsiantis 2:  Identifying genes acting downstream of the RCO homeobox gene in leaf shape diversity.

Bhatia N, et al. (2023). Interspersed expression of CUP-SHAPED COTYLEDON2 and REDUCED COMPLEXITY shapes Cardamine hirsuta complex leaf form. Current Biology. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2023.06.037

For project Turck: Characterization of the regulatory complexes around TELOMERE REPEAT BINDING FACTORS that determine epigenetic repression

Zhou, Y. et al. Telobox motifs recruit CLF/SWN-PRC2 for H3K27me3 deposition via TRB factors in Arabidopsis. Nat Genet 50, 638-644 (2018)

For project Zuccaro: Regulation of antimicrobial and host-targeting effector proteins in beneficial and pathogenic root-associated fungi

Mahdi LK, Miyauchi S, Uhlmann C, Garrido-Oter R, Langen G, Zuccaro A (2021). The fungal root endophyte Serendipita vermifera displays inter-kingdom synergistic beneficial effects with the microbiota in Arabidopsis thaliana and barley. The ISME Journal 16, 1-14. doi:10.1038/s41396-021-01138-y.



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