Recent Publications

  • Richard Hilleary, Julio Paez-Valencia, Cullen Vens, Masatsugu Toyota, Michael Palmgren, and Simon Gilroy. Tonoplast-localized Ca2+ pumps regulate Ca2+ signals during pattern-triggered immunity in Arabidopsis thaliana. PNAS

  • Srujana Neelam, Brian Richardson, Richard Barker, Ceasar Udave, Simon Gilroy, Mark Cameron, Howard G Levine, Ye Zhang (2020). Changes in nuclear shape and gene expression in response to simulated microgravity are LINC complex-dependent. Molecular biology and space medicine.

  • Caleb Fitzgerald, Cullen Vens, Nathan Miller, Richard Barker, Matthew Westphall, Johnathan Lombardino, Jerry Miao, Sarah J. Swanson and Simon Gilroy. Using the Automated Botanical Contact Device (ABCD) to deliver reproducible, intermittent touch stimulation to plants. Methods in Molecular Biology

  • Richard Barker, John Lombardino, Kai Rasmussen and Simon Gilroy. (2020) Test of Arabidopsis Space Transcriptome: A Discovery Environment to Explore Multiple Plant Biology Spaceflight Experiments. Frontiers in Plant Science.

  • Won‐Gyu Choi Richard J. Barker Su‐Hwa Kim Sarah J. Swanson and Simon Gilroy (2019). Variation in the transcriptome of different ecotypes of Arabidopsis thaliana reveals signatures of oxidative stress in plant responses to spaceflight. American Journal of Botany.

  • Masatsugu Toyota, Dirk Spencer, Satoe Sawai-Toyota, Wang Jiaqi , Tong Zhang, Abraham Koo, Gregg Howe and Simon Gilroy (2018). Glutamate triggers long-distance, calcium-based plant defense signaling. SCIENCE.

  • Richard Barker and Simon Gilroy (2017). Life in space isn’t easy, even if you’re green. Biochemist 39:6.

  • Fitzgerald CP, Barker RJ, Choi W-G, Swanson SJ, Stephens SD, Huber C, Nimunkar AJ, Gilroy S (2016). Development of Equipment that Uses Far-Red Light to Impose Seed Dormancy in Arabidopsis for Spaceflight. Gravitational and Space research.

  • Alvarez AA, Han SW, Toyota M, Brillada C, Zheng J, Gilroy S, Rojas-Pierce M. (2016) Wortmannin-induced vacuole fusion enhances amyloplast dynamics in Arabidopsis zigzag1 hypocotyls. Journal of Experimental Botany 67(22):6459-6472.

  • Lourenço TF, Serra TS, Cordeiro AM, Swanson SJ, Gilroy S, Saibo N, Oliveira MM. (2016) Rice root curling, a response to mechanosensing, is modulated by the rice E3-ubiquitin ligase HIGH EXPRESSION OF OSMOTICALLY RESPONSIVE GENE1 (OsHOS1). Plant Signaling and Behaviour 11(8):e1208880.

  • Evans MJ, Choi WG, Gilroy S, Morris RJ. (2016) A ROS-assisted calcium wave dependent on the AtRBOHD NADPH oxidase and TPC1 cation channel propagates the systemic response to salt stress. Plant Physiology 171:1771-1784.

  • Gilroy S, Bia_asek M, Suzuki N, Górecka M, Devireddy AR, Karpi_ski S, Mittler R. (2016) ROS, calcium, and electric signals: key mediators of rapid systemic signaling in plants. Plant Physiology 171:1606-1615.

  • Choi WG, Hilleary R, Swanson SJ, Kim SH, Gilroy S (2016) Rapid, long-distance electrical and calcium signaling in plants. Annual Review of Plant Biology 67:287-307.

  • Lourenço T, Serra T, Cordeiro A, Swanson S, Gilroy S, Saibo N, and Oliveira M (2015). The rice E3 ubiquitin ligase OsHOS1 modulates the expression of OsRMC, a gene involved in root mechano-sensing, through the interaction with two ERF transcription factors. Plant Physiology, 169: 2275-2287.

  • Matthew J. Evans, Won-Gyu Choi, Simon Gilroy, Richard J. Morris. A ROS-Assisted Calcium Wave Dependent on the AtRBOHD NADPH Oxidase and TPC1 Cation Channel Propagates the Systemic Response to Salt Stress. Plant Physiology.

  • Choi WG, Gilroy S (2015) Quantification of sodium accumulation in Arabidopsis thaliana using inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry (ICP-OES). BioProtocols Vol 5, Iss 16.

  • Swanson SJ, Barker R, Ye Y, Gilroy S (2015) Evaluating mechano-transduction and touch responses in plant roots. Methods in Molecular Biology 1309:143-150.

  • Gilroy S, Suzuki N, Miller G, Choi WG, Toyota M, Devireddy AR, Mittler R (2014) A tidal wave of signals: calcium and ROS at the forefront of rapid systemic signaling. Trends in Plant Science 19: 623-630.

  • Jayaraman D, Gilroy S, Ané JM. (2014) Staying in touch: mechanical signals in plant-microbe interactions. Current Opinions in Plant Biology 20C:104-109.

  • Choi WG and Gilroy S (2014) Plant Biologists FRET over stress. Elife 15:e02763.

  • Swanson SJ and Gilroy S (2014) Gravitropism. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester.

  • Choi WG, Toyota M, Kim S-H , Hilleary R and Gilroy S (2014) Salt stress-induced Ca2+ waves are associated with rapid, long-distance root-to-shoot signaling in plants. PNAS 111:6497-6502.

  • Toyota M, Ikeda N, Sawai-Toyota S, Kato T, Gilroy S, Tasaka M and Morita MT (2013). A new centrifuge microscope reveals statolith movements underlie gravity sensing in Arabidopsis shoots. The Plant Journal, 76:648-660.

  • Barker, Cox, Mackie, and Masson. Vacuum Seed Sowing Manifold: a novel device for high-throughput sowing of Arabidopsis seeds (2013). Plant Methods 9, 41.

  • Toyota M, Gilroy S (2013) Gravitropism and mechanical signaling in plants. American Journal of Botany 100:111-125.

  • Swanson SJ, Gilroy S (2013) Calcium: from root macronutrient to mechanical signal. In The Hidden Half (Beekman T and Eshel A eds) CRC Press, New York, chpt 20:1-13.

  • Swanson SJ, Gilroy S (2013) Imaging changes in cytoplasmic calcium using the Yellow Cameleon 3.6 biosensor and confocal microscopy. Methods Molecular Biology 1009:291-302.

  • Kim HS, Czymmek KJ, Patel A, Modla S, Nohe A, Duncan R, Gilroy S, Kang S. (2012) Expression of the Cameleon calcium biosensor in fungi reveals distinct Ca(2+) signatures associated with polarized growth, development, and pathogenesis. Fungal Genetics and Biology 49: 589-601.

  • Choi, W-G., Swanson, S.J., Gilroy, S. (2012) High resolution imaging of Ca2+, Redox, ROS and pH using GFP biosensors. The Plant Journal, 70, 118-128.