Working group 3

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    Structure of nuclear domains and the functional output for plant traits

    Plants are exposed to biotic and abiotic challenges throughout their life. As they cannot escape, adaptation through changes in the transcriptional program is highly important for survival. WG3 aims to coordinate efforts in 1) determining the functional link between chromatin organization and its impact on gene regulation at specific developmental stages and in response to environmental cues as well as 2) to foster knowledge transfer to private companies interested in specific plant traits influenced by specific outputs of nuclear organization.

    Members of WG3:

    • Eleni Abraham, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    • Rita Abranches, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
    • Filippos Aravanopoulos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    • Sue Armstrong, University of Birmingham, UK
    • Rouben Aroutiounian, Yerevan State University, Armenia
    • Fredy Barneche, Institut de Biologie de l'École Normale Supérieure, France
    • Hank Bass, Florida State University, United States
    • Anna Maria Castillo, Institute of Experimental Botany, Spain
    • Myriam Charpentier, John Innes Center, UK
    • Christian Chevalier, INRA, France
    • Isabelle Colas, The Jammes Huttan Institute, UK
    • Zivko Curcic, Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops, Serbia
    • Sandra Cvejić, Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops, Serbia
    • Martina Dvorackova, CEITEC, Czech Republic
    • Tzion Fahima, University of Haifa, Israel
    • Sara Farrona, National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland
    • Dionysia Fasoula, Agricultural Research Institute, Cyprus
    • Attila Feher, University of Szeged, Hungary
    • Duarte Figueiredo, University of Potsdam, Germany
    • Danny Geelen, University of Ghent, Belgium
    • Thorsten Hamann, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
    • Moez Hanin, University of Sfax, Tunisia
    • Dirk Inze, University of Ghent, Belgium
    • Kriton Kalantidis, Institute for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Greece
    • Aliki Kapazoglou, Institute of Applied Biosciences, Greece
    • László Kozma-Bognár, University of Szeged, Hungary
    • Kirsten Krause, The Artic University, Norway
    • Tamar Krugman, Institute of Evolution, Israel
    • Hua Jiang, IPK Gatersleben
    • Inna Lermontova, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research  Gatersleben, Germany
    • José Lima-Brito, University of Tras-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Portugal
    • Martin Lysak, CEITEC, Czech Republic
    • Kristine Margaryan, Yerevan State University, Armenia
    • Sebastian Marquardt, University of Copenhagen
    • Azahara C. Martin, John Innes Centre, UK
    • Gayane Melyan, ANAU, Armenia
    • Gagik Melyan, ANAU, Armenia
    • Rainer Melzer, University College Dublin, Ireland
    • Zoltan Magyar, Biological Research Centre, Hungary
    • Iris Meier, The Ohio State University, United States
    • Christos Michailidis, Institute of Experimental Botany, Czech Republic
    • Dragana Miladinovic, Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops, Serbia
    • Ortrun Mittelsten Scheid, Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology, Austria
    • Jan Mladek, Palacky University, Czech Republic
    • Iva Mozgova, Institute of Microbiology, Czech Republic
    • Anna Nebish, Yerevan State University, Armenia
    • Ales Pecinka, Institute of Experimental Botany, Czech Republic
    • Jean-Philippe Pichon, Biogemma, France
    • Robert Possee, Oxford Expression Technologies Ltd, UK
    • Monica Pradillo, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
    • Julio Saez-Vasquez, Laboratoire Génome et Développement des Plantes, France
    • Aghvan Sahakyan, ANAU, Armenia
    • Elena Salina, Institute Cytology and Genetics, Russian Federation
    • Arp Schnittger, University of Hamburg
    • Marek Sebela, Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic
    • Ana Paula Santos, Instituto Tecnologia Química e Biológica ITQB NOVA, Portugal
    • Nils Stein, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK) Gatersleben, Germany
    • László Szabados, Biological Research Centre, Hungary
    • Kentaro Tamura, Kyoto University, Japan
    • Eleni Tani, Faculty of Crop Sciences, Greece
    • Ksenija Taski-Ajdukovic, Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops, Serbia
    • Ahmet Tek, Niğde Ömer Halisdemir Üniversitesi, Turkey
    • Els Van Damme, University of Ghent, Belgium
    • Maria Pilar Valles Brau, Estacion Experimental de Aula Dei, Spain
    • Serena Varotto, Universita' degli Studi di Padova, Italy
    • Imre Vass, Biological Research Centre, Hungary
    • Valya Vassileva, Institute of Plant Physiology and Genetics, Bulgaria
    • Robbie Waugh, The James Hutton Institute, UK
    • Paul Wyatt, Biogemma, France

    Recent publications from members of WG3:

    Nowicka A, Tokarz B, Zwyrtková J, Dvořák Tomaštíková E, Procházková K, Ercan U, Finke A, Rozhon W, Poppenberger B, Otmar M, Niezgodzki I, Krečmerová M, Schubert I, Pecinka A (2019) Comparative analysis of epigenetic inhibitors reveals different degrees of interference with transcriptional gene silencing and induction of DNA damage. Plant Jn  doi: 10.1111/tpj.14612

    Boudichevskaia A, Houben A, Fiebig A, Prochazkova K, Pecinka A, Lermontova I (2019) Depletion of KNL2 Results in Altered Expression of Genes Involved in Regulation of the Cell Cycle, Transcription, and Development in Arabidopsis. Int J Mol Sci. doi: 10.3390/ijms20225726

    Pecinka A, Chevalier C, Colas I, Kalantidis K, Varotto S, Krugman T, Michaelidis C, Vallés MP, Muñoz A, Pradillo M (2019) Chromatin dynamics during interphase and cell division: similarities and differences between model and crop plants. J Exp Bot. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erz457

    Le Goff S, Nur Keçeli B, Jerabkova H, Heckmann S, Rutten T, Cotterell S, Schubert V, Roitinger E, Mechtler K, Franklin FCH, Tatout C, Houben A, Geelen D, Probst AV, Lermontova I (2019) The H3 histone chaperone NASPSIM3 escorts CenH3 in Arabidopsis. Plant J  doi: 10.1111/tpj.14518

    Wijnker E, Harashima H, Müller K, Parra-Nuñez P, de Snoo CB, van de Belt J, Dissmeyer N, Bayer M, Pradillo M, Schnittger A (2019) The Cdk1/Cdk2 homolog CDKA;1 controls the recombination landscape in Arabidopsis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1820753116

    Prusicki MA, Keizer EM, van Rosmalen RP, Komaki S, Seifert F, Müller K, Wijnker E, Fleck C, Schnittger A (2019) Live cell imaging of meiosis in Arabidopsis thaliana. Elife. doi: 10.7554/eLife.42834

    Yang C, Hamamura Y, Sofroni K, Böwer F, Stolze SC, Nakagami H, Schnittger A (2019) SWITCH 1/DYAD is a WINGS APART-LIKE antagonist that maintains sister chromatid cohesion in meiosis. Nat Commun. 10(1):1755.  doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-09759-w

    Monica Pradillo, David Evans and Katja Graumann (2019) The nuclear envelope in higher plant mitosis and meiosis. Nucleus DOI:  10.1080/19491034.2019.1587277

    Ghorbel M, Zaidi I, Ebel C, Hanin M (2019) Differential regulation of the durum wheat MAPK phosphatase 1 by calmodulin, bivalent cations and possibly mitogen activated protein kinase 3. Plant Physiol Biochem. doi: 10.1016/j.plaphy.2018.12.016

    Liu B, Mo WJ, Zhang D, De Storme N, Geelen D (2019) Cold Influences Male Reproductive Development in Plants: A Hazard to Fertility, but a Window for Evolution. Plant Cell Physiol. doi: 10.1093/pcp/pcy209

    Carvalho A, Reis S, Pavia I, Lima-Brito JE (2018) Influence of seed priming with iron and/or zinc in the nucleolar activity and protein content of bread wheat. Protoplasma. doi: 10.1007/s00709-018-01335-1

    Carvalho A, Leal F, Matos M, Lima-Brito J (2018) Effects of heat stress in the leaf mitotic cell cycle and chromosomes of four wine-producing grapevine varieties.Protoplasma. doi: 10.1007/s00709-018-1267-4

    Klymiuk V, Yaniv E, Huang L, Raats D, Fatiukha A, Chen S, Feng L, Frenkel Z, Krugman T, Lidzbarsky G, Chang W, Jääskeläinen MJ, Schudoma C, Paulin L, Laine P, Bariana H, Sela H, Saleem K, Sørensen CK, Hovmøller MS, Distelfeld A, Chalhoub B, Dubcovsky J, Korol AB, Schulman AH, Fahima T (2018) Cloning of the wheat Yr15 resistance gene sheds light on the plant tandem kinase-pseudokinase family. Nat Commun. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-06138-9

    Pradillo M, Santos JL (2018) Genes involved in miRNA biogenesis affect meiosis and fertility. Chromosome Res. doi: 10.1007/s10577-018-9588-x

    Groves NR, Biel AM, Newman-Griffis AH,  Meier I (2018) Dynamic Changes in Plant Nuclear Organization in Response to Environmental and Developmental Signals. Plant Physiol. 176(1):230-241. doi:  10.1104/pp.17.00788.

    Varas J, Pradillo M (2018) Immunolabeling Protocols for Studying Meiosis in Plant Mutants Defective for Nuclear Envelope Components. Methods Mol Biol.1840:237-247. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-8691-0_17

    Gigli-Bisceglia N, Engelsdorf T, Strnad M, Vaahtera L, Khan GA, Jamoune A, Alipanah L, Novák O, Persson S, Hejatko J, Hamann T (2018) Cell wall integrity modulates Arabidopsis thaliana cell cycle gene expression in a cytokinin- and nitrate reductase-dependent manner. Development. pii: dev.166678. doi: 10.1242/dev.166678

    Forestan C, Farinati S, Rouster J, Lassagne H, Lauria M, Dal Ferro N, Varotto S (2018) Control of Maize Vegetative and Reproductive Development, Fertility, and rRNAs Silencing by HISTONE DEACETYLASE 108. Genetics. doi: 10.1534/genetics.117.300625

    Vogel A, Schwacke R, Denton AK, Usadel B, Hollmann J, Fischer K, Bolger A, Schmidt MH, Bolger ME, Gundlach H, Mayer KFX, Weiss-Schneeweiss H, Temsch EM, Krause K (2018) Footprints of parasitism in the genome of the parasitic flowering plant Cuscuta campestris. Nat Commun. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-04344-z  >  PUBLICATION SUPPORTED BY INDEPTH FUNDING .

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