Charles Anderson

Co-Director, Center for Biorenewables; Professor of Biology

Charles Anderson

Research Summary

In vivo imaging of plant cell wall dynamics. Molecular genetic analysis of genes involved in cell growth. Cell wall biosynthesis in dividing cells. Cell wall engineering for sustainable bioenergy production.

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Arabidopsis Pectins Cell Walls Cell Wall Morphogenesis Cellulose Plant Development Polygalacturonase Cells Plant Cells Microtubules Biosynthesis Polygalacturonic Acid Proteins Cellulose Synthase Seedlings Guard Cells Sugars Pectin Cell Growth Growth And Development Adhesion Methyltransferases Polysaccharides Growth

Most Recent Publications

Role of cell wall anisotropy on guard cell mechanics in Arabidopsis thaliana

Sedighe Keynia, Leila Jaafar, Yintong Chen, Dolzodmaa Davaasuren, James Z. Wang, You Zhou, Wenlong Li, Charles T. Anderson, Joseph A. Turner, 2023, Biophysical Journal on p. 24a-25a

Functions of Plant Cell Walls in Root Growth and Environmental Interactions

Ellen Zelinsky, Charles T. Anderson, 2023, on p. 33-46

Dolzodmaa Davaasuren, Yintong Chen, Leila Jaafar, Rayna Marshall, Angelica L. Dunham, Charles T. Anderson, James Wang, 2022, Patterns

William J. Barnes, Ellen Zelinsky, Charles T. Anderson, 2022, Cell Surface

Juan Du, Mei Ruan, Xiaokun Li, Qiuyan Lan, Qing Zhang, Shuang Hao, Xin Gou, Charles T. Anderson, Chaowen Xiao, 2022, Z. PFLANZENPHYSIOL.

Juan Du, Charles T. Anderson, Chaowen Xiao, 2022, Nature Plants on p. 332-340

Wenwei Lin, Wenxin Tang, Xue Pan, Aobo Huang, Xiuqin Gao, Charles T. Anderson, Zhenbiao Yang, 2022, Current Biology on p. 497-507.e4

Byung Ho Kang, Charles T. Anderson, Shin Ichi Arimura, Emmanuelle Bayer, Magdalena Bezanilla, Miguel A. Botella, Federica Brandizzi, Tessa M. Burch-Smith, Kent D. Chapman, Kai Dünser, Yangnan Gu, Yvon Jaillais, Helmut Kirchhoff, Marisa S. Otegui, Abel Rosado, Yu Tang, Jürgen Kleine-Vehn, Pengwei Wang, Bethany Karlin Zolman, 2022, Plant Cell on p. 10-52

Most-Cited Papers

Logan Bashline, Shundai Li, Charles T. Anderson, Lei Lei, Ying Gu, 2013, Plant Physiology on p. 150-160

Chaowen Xiao, Chris Somerville, Charles T. Anderson, 2014, Plant Cell on p. 1018-1035

Chaowen Xiao, Tian Zhang, Yunzhen Zheng, Daniel J. Cosgrove, Charles T. Anderson, 2016, Plant Physiology on p. 234-249

Chaowen Xiao, Charles T. Anderson, 2013, Frontiers in Plant Science

Charles T. Anderson, Joseph J. Kieber, 2020, Annual Review of Plant Physiology and Plant Molecular Biology on p. 39-69

Yue Rui, Chaowen Xiao, Hojae Yi, Baris Kandemir, James Z. Wang, Virendra M. Puri, Charles T. Anderson, 2017, Plant Cell on p. 2413-2432

Charles T. Anderson, 2016, Journal of Experimental Botany on p. 495-502

Chuanmei Zhu, Anindya Ganguly, Tobias I. Baskin, Daniel D. McClosky, Charles T. Anderson, Cliff Foster, Kristoffer A. Meunier, Ruth Okamoto, Howard Berg, Ram Dixit, 2015, Plant Physiology on p. 780-792

Yue Rui, Charles T. Anderson, 2016, Plant Physiology on p. 1398-1419

News Articles Featuring Charles Anderson

Penn State announces tenure-line faculty promotions, effective July 1, 2023

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1, 2023.

Novel 3D imaging model may show path to more water-efficient plants

Changes in Earth’s orbit that favored hotter conditions may have helped trigger a rapid global warming event 56 million years ago that is considered an analogue for modern climate change, according to an international team of scientists.

Scientist sees Penn State as a 'living lab' for climate action

With the University working to draw down greenhouse gas emissions and reduce its carbon footprint, plant biologist Charlie Anderson is likewise advancing the cause of a greener, more-sustainable future through research and advocacy.

Silencing the alarm

An enzyme in the saliva of certain insects prevents their food plants from warning neighboring plants of an attack.

Research team to study food resilience in the face of catastrophic global events

An interdisciplinary team of Penn State professors has received $3 million from Open Philanthropy to study food resilience in the face of potentially catastrophic global events.

Cell Dynamics takes center stage at 2019 Plant Biology Symposium

The 22nd Penn State Plant Biology Symposium was "a great success," according to organizers, who joined it with the Plant Cell Dynamics VIII meeting in an effort to encourage wider collaborations.

New SCATTIRSTORM microscope could improve bioenergy production

The construction of a new multimodal optical microscope, SCATTIRSTORM, that could enable more efficient bioenergy production, is the focus of a three-year, $1.5 million, U.S. Department of Energy grant awarded to three Penn State researchers.