Richard M. Amasino

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Carlos O. Miller Professor of Biochemistry, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor
B.S., Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D., Indiana University
Phone: (608) 265-2170


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Amasino, RM (2013) My favourite flowering image: Maryland Mammoth tobacco. J Exp Bot. 2013 Dec;64(18):5817-8.
Epub 2013 Apr 30. DOI: 10.1093/jxb/ert083. PMID: 23633243. [PubMed] [PDF]

Ream TS, Woods DP, Amasino RM (2013)  The molecular basis of vernalization in different plant groups. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 2012;77:105-15. Epub 2013 Apr 25. Review. DOI: 10.1101/sqb.2013.77.014449 PMID: 23619014. [PubMed] [PDF]

Amasino, R (2010) Seasonal and developmental timing of flowering. Plant J. 61:1001-13.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2010.04148.x [PDF]

Research Papers

Woods DP, McKeown MA, Dong Y, Preston JC, Amasino RM (2016)  Evolution of VRN2/Ghd7-Like Genes in Vernalization-Mediated Repression of Grass Flowering. Plant Physiol. 2016 Apr;170(4):2124-35. Epub 2016 Feb 4.
DOI: 10.1104/pp.15.01279. PMID: 26848096. PMCID: PMC4825116. [PubMed] [PDF]

Woods DP, Ream TS, Minevich G, Hobert O, Amasino RM (2014) PHYTOCHROME C is an essential light receptor for photoperiodic flowering in the temperate grass, Brachypodium distachyon. Genetics. 2014 Sep;198(1):397-408.
Epub 2014 Jul 14. DOI: 10.1534/genetics.114.166785. PMID: 25023399. PMCID: PMC4174950 [PubMed] [PDF]

Woods DP, Ream TS, Amasino RM (2014) Memory of the vernalized state in plants including the model grass Brachypodium distachyon. Front Plant Sci. 2014 Mar 25;5:99. eCollection 2014. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2014.00099.
PMID: 24723926. PMCID: PMC3971174. [PubMed] [PDF]

Ream TS, Woods DP, Schwartz CJ, Sanabria CP, Mahoy JA, Walters EM, Kaeppler HF, Amasino RM (2014) Interaction of photoperiod and vernalization determines flowering time of Brachypodium distachyon. Plant Physiol.
2014 Feb;164(2):694-709. Epub 2013 Dec 19. DOI: 10.1104/pp.113.232678. PMID: 24357601 PMCID: PMC3912099 [PubMed] [PDF]