Robert D. Locy
Professor and President-elect, Auburn University Faculty Senate

Office: 328 Rouse Life Sciences Bldg.

101 Rouse Life Sciences Bldg.
Auburn University, AL 36849

Office Phone: (334) 844-1623
Fax: (334) 844-1645
Email Robert D. Locy

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Ph.D. - Purdue University

Research and Teaching Interests

Plant biochemistry, environmental signal transduction.

Selected Publications

  1. Sang Y. Barbosa JM. Wu H. Locy R.D. Singh NK. 2007. Identification of a pyridoxine (pyridoxamine) 5'-phosphate oxidase from Arabidopsis thalianaFEBS Letters 581:344-348.
  2. Ryu C-M., Hu C-H., Locy R.D. Kloepper J.W. 2005. Study of mechanisms for plant growth promotion elicited by rhizobacteria in Arabidopsis thalianaPlant and Soil 268:285-292.
  3. Wu H. Williams Y. Gunn K.S. Singh N.K. Locy R.D. Giambrone J.J. 2005. Yeast-derived sigma C protein-induced immunity against avian reovirus. Avian Diseases 49(2):281-284.
  4. Zhang C.K. Lang P. Dane F. Ebel R.C. Singh N.K. Locy R.D. Dozier W.A. 2005. Cold acclimation induced genes of trifoliate orange (Poncirus trifoliata). Plant Cell Reports 23(10-11):764-769.
  5. Wu H. Singh N.K. Locy R.D. Scissum-Gunn K. Giambrone J.J. 2004 Immunization of chickens with VP2 protein of infectious bursal disease virus expressed in Arabidopsis thalianaAvian Diseases 48(3):663-668.
  6. Wu H. Singh N.K. Locy R.D. Scissum-Gunn K. Giambrone J.J. 2004. Expression of immunogenic VP2 protein of infectious bursal disease virus in Arabidopsis thalianaBiotechnology Letters 26(10):787-792.
  7. Huang Y. Locy R.D. Weete J.D. 2004. Purification and characterization of an extracellular lipase from Geotrichum marinumLipids 39(3):251-257.
  8. Garcia-Rios M. Fujita T. LaRosa P.C. Locy R.D. 1997. Clithero JM. Bressan RA. Csonka LN. Cloning of a polycistronic cDNA from tomato encoding gamma-glutamyl kinase and gamma-glutamyl phosphate reductase.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 94(15):8249-8254.
  9. Redkar R.J. Locy R.D. Singh N.K. 1995. Biosynthetic pathways of glycerol accumulation under salt stress in Aspergillus nidulansExperimental Mycology 19(4):241-246.


Undergraduate Graduate
Principles of Biology-Honors - BIOL1027
Advanced Plant Physiology - BIOL6130
Plant Metabolism - BIOL7240

Last updated: 06/18/2015