Publications – Varala Lab @ Purdue


Selected Publications

Plant ecological genomics at the limits of life in the Atacama Desert. Gil Eshel, Viviana Araus, Soledad Undurraga, Daniela C Soto, Carol Moraga, Alejandro Montecinos, Tomás Moyano, Jonathan Maldonado, Francisca P Díaz, Kranthi Varala, Chase W Nelson, Orlando Contreras-López, Henrietta Pal-Gabor, Tatiana Kraiser, Gabriela Carrasco-Puga, Ricardo Nilo-Poyanco, Charles M Zegar, Ariel Orellana, Martín Montecino, Alejandro Maass, Miguel L Allende, Robert DeSalle, Dennis W Stevenson, Mauricio González, Claudio Latorre, Gloria M Coruzzi, Rodrigo A Gutiérrez. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2021, 118(46) e2101177118.

A Systems Biology Approach to Identify Essential Epigenetic Regulators for Specific Biological Processes in Plants. by Rachel M. McCoy, Russell Julian, Shoban R. V. Kumar, Rajeev Ranjan, Kranthi Varala and Ying Li. Plants 2021, 10(2), 364.

Temporal transcriptional logic of dynamic regulatory networks underlying nitrogen signaling and use in plants. K Varala, A Marshall-Colón, J Cirrone, MD Brooks, AV Pasquino, S Léran, S Mittal, TM Rock, MB Edwards, GJ Kim, S Ruffel, WR McCombie, D Shasha, GM Coruzzi. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2018, 115 (25) 6494-6499.

Hit-and-Run leaves its mark: Catalyst transcription factors and chromatin modification. K Varala, Y Li, A Marshall-Colón, A Para, GM Coruzzi. BioEssays 2015; 37:851.

Comparative Phylogenomics Uncovers the Impact of Symbiotic Associations on Host Genome Evolution. PM Delaux, K Varala, PP Edger, GM Coruzzi, JC Pires, JM Ané. PLoS genetics 10 (7), e1004487.

Hit-and-run transcriptional control by bZIP1 mediates rapid nutrient signaling in Arabidopsis. A Para, Y Li, A Marshall-Colón, K Varala, NJ Francoeur, TM Moran,MB Edwards, C Hackley, BOR Bargmann, KD Birnbaum,WR McCombie, G Krouk, GM Coruzzi. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111 (28), 10371-10376.

Divergent patterns of endogenous small RNA populations from seed and vegetative tissues of Glycine max. G Zabala, E Campos, K Varala, S Bloomfield, SI Jones, H Win, JH Tuteja, B Calla, SJ Clough, ME Hudson, LO Vodkin. BMC Plant Biology 12 (1), 177.

Repeat associated small RNAs vary among parents and following hybridization in maize. WT Barber, W Zhang, H Win, K Varala, JE Dorweiler, ME Hudson, SP Moose. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109 (26), 10444-10449.

Rapid Genotyping of Soybean Cultivars Using High Throughput Sequencing. K Varala, K Swaminathan, Y Li, ME Hudson. PloS one 6 (9), e24811.

A fluorescence in situ hybridization system for karyotyping soybean. SD Findley, S Cannon, K Varala, J Du, J Ma, ME Hudson, JA Birchler, G Stacey. Genetics 185 (3), 727-744.

Endogenous, tissue-specific short interfering RNAs silence the chalcone synthase gene family in Glycine max seed coats. JH Tuteja, G Zabala, K Varala, ME Hudson, LO Vodkin. The Plant Cell 21 (10), 3063-3077.

Wasp gene expression supports an evolutionary link between maternal behavior and eusociality. AL Toth, K Varala, TC Newman, FE Miguez, SK Hutchison, DA Willoughby, JF Simons, M Egholm, JH Hunt, ME Hudson, GE Robinson. Science 318 (5849), 441-444

Global repeat discovery and estimation of genomic copy number in a large, complex genome using a high-throughput 454 sequence survey. K Swaminathan, K Varala, ME Hudson. BMC genomics 8 (1), 132.

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