Key Publications of Currently Open IMPRS Projects

For project “Coupland: Deciphering the role of the miRNA156/SPL15 module in the control of floral transition and inflorescence development in Arabidopsis”

Hyun, Y., Vincent, C., Tilmes, V., Bergonzi, S., Kiefer, C., Richter, R., Martinez-Gallegos, R., Severing, E., and Coupland, G. (2019). A regulatory circuit conferring varied flowering response to cold in annual and perennial plants. Science 363, 409-412.

For project “Hay: Genetic control of polar lignin deposition”

Pérez-Antón M, Schneider I, Kroll P, Hofhuis H, Metzger S, Pauly M, Hay A. Explosive seed dispersal depends on SPL7 to ensure sufficient copper for localized lignin deposition via laccases. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2022 Jun 14;119(24):e2202287119. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2202287119. Epub 2022 Jun 6. PMID: 35666865; PMCID: PMC9214497.

For project “Hildebrandt/Töpfer: Understanding storage protein metabolism during germination and seedling development in the high protein crop Lupinus albus through data-integrative metabolic modelling”

Moreira TB, Shaw R, Luo X, Ganguly O, Kim HS, Coelho LGF, Cheung CYM, Rhys Williams TC. A Genome-Scale Metabolic Model of Soybean (Glycine max) Highlights Metabolic Fluxes in Seedlings. Plant Physiol. 2019 Aug;180(4):1912-1929. doi: 10.1104/pp.19.00122. Epub 2019 Jun 6. PMID: 31171578; PMCID: PMC6670085.

For project “Marques: Genomic differentiation in holocentric carnivorous Drosera plants”

Hofstatter PG, Thangavel G, Lux T, Neumann P, Vondrak T, Novak P, Zhang M, Costa L, Castellani M, Scott A, Toegelová H, Fuchs J, Mata-Sucre Y, Dias Y, Vanzela ALL, Huettel B, Almeida CCS, Šimková H, Souza G, Pedrosa-Harand A, Macas J, Mayer KFX, Houben A, Marques A. Repeat-based holocentromeres influence genome architecture and karyotype evolution. Cell. 2022 Aug 18;185(17):3153-3168.e18. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2022.06.045. Epub 2022 Aug 3. PMID: 35926507.

For project “Mercier: Causes and consequences of aneuploidy”

Durand S, Lian Q, Jing J, Ernst M, Grelon M, Zwicker D, Mercier R. Joint control of meiotic crossover patterning by the synaptonemal complex and HEI10 dosage. Nat Commun. 2022 Oct 12;13(1):5999. doi: 10.1038/s41467-022-33472-w. PMID: 36224180; PMCID: PMC9556546.

For project “Tsiantis: Investigating the genetic basis for predictability of morphological evolution of plant leaves”

Wang Y, Strauss S, Liu S, Pieper B, Lymbouridou R, Runions A, Tsiantis M. The cellular basis for synergy between RCO and KNOX1 homeobox genes in leaf shape diversity. Curr Biol. 2022 Sep 12;32(17):3773-3784.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2022.08.020. Epub 2022 Aug 26. PMID: 36029772.

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