Course Reading

Dec. 6

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toppings to be announced

Date Topic Reading
Sept 6

Is loss of self-incompatibility irreversible?

Barrett, SCH. 2013. The evolution of plant reproductive systems: how often are transitions irreversible? Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences  280: 20130913.

Chantha S-C, Herman AC, Platts A, Vekemans X, & DJ Schoen. 2013. Secondary evolution of a self-incompatibility locus in the Brassicaceae genus Leavenworthia. PLoS Biology 11, e1001560.10.1371/journal.pbio.1001560

  if you want to know more about the molecular details of SI in Brassicaceae

Ivanov R, I Fobis-Loisy, & T Gaude. 2010.  When no means no: guide to Brassicaceae self-incompatibility.  Trends Plant Science 15: 387-394.   doi: 10.1016/j.tplants.2010.04.010. Epub 2010 Jun 2.

Sept 13

Do transposable elements contribute to adaptations?

Casacuberta, E, & J González. 2013. The impact of transposable elements in environmental adaptation. Molecular Ecology 22: 1503-1517.

Naito, K, F Zhang, T Tsukiyama H Saito, CN Hancock, AO Richardson, Y Okumoto, T Tanisaka, & SR Wessler. 2009. Unexpected consequences of a sudden and massive transposon amplification on rice gene expression. Nature 461: 1130–1134.

Sept 20

Identifying reticulate events in plant phylogeny estimation

Linder, CR, & LH Rieseberg. 2004. Reconstructing patterns of reticulate evolution in plants. American Journal of Botany 91: 1700–1708.

Guo, Y-Y, Y-B Luo, Z-J Liu, & X-Q Wang. 2015. Reticulate evolution and sea-level fluctuations together drove species diversification of slipper orchids (Paphiopedilum) in South-East Asia. Molecular Ecology 24: 2838–2855.

Sept 27

Genetic analysis of crop domestication

Doebley JF, BS Gaut, & BD Smith. 2006. The molecular genetics of crop domestication. Cell 127: 1309-1321.

Lin, T, G Zhu, J Zhang, X Xu, Q Yu, Z Zheng, Z Zhang, Y Lun, S Li, X Wang, Z Huang, J Li, C Zhang, T Wang, Y Zhang, A Wang, Y Zhang, K Lin, C Li, G Xiong, Y Xue, A Mazzucato, M Causse, Z Fei, JJ Giovannoni, RT Chetelat, D Zamir, T Städler, J Li, Z Ye, Y Du, & S Huang. 2014. Genomic analyses provide insights into the history of tomato breeding. Nature Genetics 46: 1220-1226.

Oct 4

Molecular analysis of plant-disease interactions

Baggs, E, G Dagdas, & KV Krasileva. 2017. TNLR diversity, helpers and integrated domains: making sense of the NLR IDentity. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 38: 59-67.

Kanzaki, H, K Yoshida, H Saitoh, K Fujisaki, A Hirabuchi, L Alaux, E Fournier, D Tharreau, & R Terauchi. 2012. Arms race co-evolution of Magnaporthe oryzae AVR-Pik and rice Pik genes driven by their physical interactions. The Plant Journal 72: 894–907.

Oct 11

Epigenetic contributions to evolution from plant transposable elements

Bousios, A, & B Gaut, B. 2016. Mechanistic and evolutionary questions about epigenetic conflicts between transposable elements and their plant hosts. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 30: 123-33.

Hollister, J, L Smith, Y-L Guo, F Ott, D Weigel, & B Gaut. 2011. Transposable elements and small RNAs contribute to gene expression divergence between Arabidopsis thaliana and Arabidopsis lyrata. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America: 108: 2322-2327.