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Brian Dilkes


  • Associate Professor of Biochemistry
WSLR Room B036B

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Area of Expertise: Plant Genetics

Selected Publications

Pignatta, D., Dilkes, B., Yoo, S., Henry, I. M., Madlung, A., Doerge, R. W., . . . Comai, L. (2010). Differential sensitivity of the Arabidopsis thaliana transcriptome and enhancers to the effects of genome doubling. New Phytologist, 186(1), 194–206.

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.

Li, X., Svedin, E., Mo, H., Atwell, S., Dilkes, B., & Chapple, C. (2014). Exploiting Natural Variation of Secondary Metabolism Identifies a Gene Controlling the Glycosylation Diversity of Dihydroxybenzoic Acids in Arabidopsis thaliana. Genetics, 198(3), 1267–1276.

Buescher, E. M., Moon, J., Runkel, A., Hake, S., & Dilkes, B. (2014). Natural Variation at sympathy for the ligule Controls Penetrance of the Semidominant Liguleless narrow-R Mutation in Zea mays. G3: Genes| Genomes| Genetics, g3–114.

Cheon, J., Fujioka, S., Dilkes, B., & Choe, S. (2013). Brassinosteroids regulate plant growth through distinct signaling pathways in Selaginella and Arabidopsis. PloS one, 8(12), e81938.

Chao, D., Dilkes, B., Luo, H., Douglas, A., Yakubova, E., Lahner, B. C., & Salt, D. E. (2013). Polyploids Exhibit Higher Potassium Uptake and Salinity Tolerance in Arabidopsis. Science, 341(6146), 658–659.

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

Baxter, I., & Dilkes, B. (2012). Elemental Profiles Reflect Plant Adaptations to the Environment. Science, 336(6089), 1661–1663.

Hollister, J. D., Arnold, B. J., Svedin, E., Xue, K. S., Dilkes, B., & Bomblies, K. (2012). Genetic adaptation associated with genome-doubling in autotetraploid Arabidopsis arenosa. PLoS Genet, 8(12), e1003093.

Awards & Honors

(2013) Seeds of Success. Purdue University.

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