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Brian Dilkes


  • Professor of Biochemistry
WSLR Room B036B

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Area of Expertise: Plant Genetics

Selected Publications

Dilkes, B., Spielman, M., Weizbauer, R., Watson, B., Burkart-Waco, D., Scott, R. J., & Comai, L. (2008). The maternally expressed WRKY transcription factor TTG2 controls lethality in interploidy crosses of Arabidopsis. PLoS Biol, 6(12), e308.

Dilkes, B., & Comai, L. (2004). A differential dosage hypothesis for parental effects in seed development. The Plant Cell, 16(12), 3174–3180.

Tuinstra, M. R., Krothapalli, K., Dilkes, B., & Buescher, E. M. (2013). Genetic mutations that disrupt dhurrin production in sorghum.

Dolan, W. L., Dilkes, B., Stout, J. M., Bonawitz, N. D., & Chapple, C. (2017). Mediator Complex Subunits MED2, MED5, MED16, and MED23 Genetically Interact in the Regulation of Phenylpropanoid Biosynthesis. The Plant Cell, 29(12), 3269--3285. doi:10.1105/tpc.17.00282

Awards & Honors

(2013) Seeds of Success. Purdue University.

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