Joanna Wysocka-Diller
Department of Biological Sciences
Associate Professor

Office: 329 Rouse Life Sciences Bldg.

Address: 101 Rouse Life Sciences Bldg.
Auburn University, AL 36849

Phone: (334) 844-1648

Fax: (334) 844-1645


Research Page

Ph.D. - Columbia University

Research and Teaching Interests

Cell and developmental biology of Arabidopsis thaliana.

Selected Publications

  1. Yuan, K., Rashotte, A. M., & Wysocka-Diller, J. W. 2011. ABA and GA signaling pathways interact and regulate seed germination and seedling development under salt stress. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 33:261-271.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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. Cell 101:555-567.

  5. 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.

  6. Pysh, L.D., Wysocka-Diller, J.W., Camilleri, C., Bouchez, D., and Benfey, P.N. 1999. The GRAS Gene Family in Arabidopsis: sequence characterization and basic expression analysis of the Scarecrow-Like genes. The Plant Journal 18:111-119.

  7. 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.

  8. Wysocka-Diller, J.W. and Benfey, P.N. 1997. Root development: signaling down and around. BioEssays 19:959-965.

  9. 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.

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

Last updated: 09/02/2022