Joanna Wysocka-Diller
Associate Professor

Office: 329 Rouse Life Sciences Bldg.

101 Rouse Life Sciences Bldg.
Auburn University, AL 36849

Office Phone: (334) 844-1648
Fax: (334) 844-1645
Email Joanna Wysocka-Diller

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Ph.D. - Columbia University

Research and Teaching Interests

Cell and developmental biology of Arabidopsis thaliana.

Selected Publications

  1. Yuan Kun and Wysocka-Diller J. (2006) Phytohormone signalling pathways interact with sugars during seed germination and seedling development. Journal of Experimental Botany 57:3359-3367.
  2. Müller S., Fuchs E ., Ovecka M., Wysocka-Diller J., Benfey P., and Hauser M-T. (2002) Two new loci, PLEIADE and HYADE, implicate organ-specific regulation of cytokinesis in Arabidopsis thalianaPlant Physiology 130:312-324.
  3. Helariutta, Y., Fukaki, H., Wysocka-Diller J., Nakajima, K., Jung, J., Sena, G., Hauser, M-T., and Benfey, P.N. (2000) The SHORT-ROOT Gene Controls Radial Patterning of the Arabidopsis Root through Radial Signaling. Cell101:555-567.
  4. Wysocka-Diller, J.W., Helariutta, Y., Fukaki, H., Malamy, J.E., and Benfey, P.N. (2000) Molecular analysis of SCARECROW function reveals a radial patterning mechanism common to root and shoot. Development 127:595-603.
  5. Pysh, L.D., Wysocka-Diller, J.W., Camilleri, C., Bouchez, D., and Benfey, P.N. (1999) The GRAS Gene Family inArabidopsis: Sequence Characterization and Basic Expression Analysis of the Scarecrow-Like Genes. The Plant Journal 18:111-119.
  6. Fukaki, H., Wysocka-Diller, J.W., Kato, T., Fujisawa, H., Benfey, P.N., Tasaka, M. (1998) Genetic evidence that the endodermis is essential for shoot gravitropism in Arabidopsis thalianaThe Plant Journal 14:425-430.
  7. Wysocka-Diller, J.W. and Benfey, P.N. (1997) Root development: signaling down and around. BioEssays 19:959-965.
  8. Di Laurenzio, L., Wysocka-Diller, J., Malamy, J.E., Pysh, L., Helariutta, Y., Freshour, G., Hahn, M.G., Feldmann, K.A., and Benfey, P.N. (1996) The SCARECROW gene regulates an asymmetric cell division that is essential for generating the radial organization of the Arabidopsis root. Cell 86:423-433.


Undergraduate Graduate
Principles of Biology - BIOL1020
Intro. Molecular Genetics - BIOL5220
Intro. Molecular Genetics - BIOL6220

Last updated: 06/22/2015