Ruairidh Sawers

Assistant Professor of Plant Response to Abiotic Stress

Ruairidh Sawers

Research Summary

Local adaptation and stress tolerance in crop plants and their wild relatives; plant nutrition; arbuscular mycorrhizae; maize genetics and genomics.

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Zea Mays Corn Symbiosis Alleles Genes Phosphorus Fungi Maize Highlands Genome Rhizosphere Genomics Zea Mays Subsp. Mays Landraces Gene Membranes Starvation Population Genotype Hyphae Mutation Gene Expression Regulator Genes Allele Nutrients

Most Recent Publications

Lu Chen, Jingyun Luo, Minliang Jin, Ning Yang, Xiangguo Liu, Yong Peng, Wenqiang Li, Alyssa Philips, Brenda Cameron, Julio Bernal, Rubén Rellán-Álvarez, Ruairidh Sawers, Liu Qing, Yuejia Yin, Xinnan Ye, Jiali Yan, Qinghua Zhang, Xiaoting Zhang, Shenshen Wu, Songtao Gui, Wenjie Wei, Yuebin Wang, Yun Luo, Chengling Jiang, Min Deng, Min Jin, Liumei Jian, Yanhui Yu, Maolin Zhang, Xiaohong Yang, Matthew Hufford, Alisdair Fernie, Marilyn Warburton, Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra, Jianbing Yan,

Garrett Janzen, María Aguilar-Rangel, Carolina Cíntora-Martínez, Karla Blöcher-Juárez, Eric González-Segovia, Anthony Studer, Daniel Runcie, Sherry Flint-Garcia, Rubén Rellán-Álvarez, Ruairidh Sawers, Matthew Hufford,

Genetic mapping of maize metabolites using high-throughput mass profiling

Tzitziki González-Rodríguez, Sergio Pérez-Limón, Héctor Peniche-Pavía, Rubén Rellán-Álvarez, Ruairidh J.H. Sawers, Robert Winkler, 2023, Plant Science

Genome sequencing reveals evidence of adaptive variation in the genus Zea

Lu Chen, Jingyun Luo, Minliang Jin, Ning Yang, Xiangguo Liu, Yong Peng, Wenqiang Li, Alyssa Phillips, Brenda Cameron, Julio S. Bernal, Rubén Rellán-Álvarez, Ruairidh J.H. Sawers, Qing Liu, Yuejia Yin, Xinnan Ye, Jiali Yan, Qinghua Zhang, Xiaoting Zhang, Shenshen Wu, Songtao Gui, Wenjie Wei, Yuebin Wang, Yun Luo, Chenglin Jiang, Min Deng, Min Jin, Liumei Jian, Yanhui Yu, Maolin Zhang, Xiaohong Yang, Matthew B. Hufford, Alisdair R. Fernie, Marilyn L. Warburton, Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra, Jianbing Yan, 2022, Nature Genetics on p. 1736-1745

Haixiao Hu, Taylor Crow, Saghi Nojoomi, Aimee J. Schulz, Juan M. Estévez-Palmas, Matthew B. Hufford, Sherry Flint-Garcia, Ruairidh Sawers, Rubén Rellán-Álvarez, Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra, Daniel E. Runcie, 2022, Molecular Biology and Evolution

Allison C. Barnes, Fausto Rodríguez-Zapata, Karla A. Juárez-Núñez, Daniel J. Gates, Garrett M. Janzen, Andi Kur, Li Wang, Sarah E. Jensen, Juan M. Estévez-Palmas, Taylor M. Crow, Heli S. Kavi, Hannah D. Pil, Ruthie L. Stokes, Kevan T. Knizner, Maria R. Aguilar-Rangel, Edgar Demesa-Arévalo, Tara Skopelitis, Sergio Pérez-Limón, Whitney L. Stutts, Peter Thompson, Yu Chun Chiu, David Jackson, David C. Muddiman, Oliver Fiehn, Daniel Runcie, Edward S. Buckler, Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra, Matthew B. Hufford, Ruairidh J.H. Sawers, Rubén Rellán-Álvarez, 2022, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Ana Laura Alonso-Nieves, M. Nancy Salazar-Vidal, J. Vladimir Torres-Rodríguez, Leonardo M. Pérez-Vázquez, Julio A. Massange-Sánchez, C. Stewart Gillmor, Ruairidh J.H. Sawers, 2022, Plant Direct

Garrett Janzen, María Aguilar‐Rangel, Carolina Cíntora‐Martínez, Karla Blöcher‐Juárez, Eric González‐Segovia, Anthony Studer, Daniel Runcie, Sherry Flint‐Garcia, Rubén Rellán‐Álvarez, Ruairidh Sawers, Matthew Hufford, 2022, Evolutionary Applications on p. 817-837

Sergio Perez-Limón, Meng Li, G. Carolina Cintora-Martinez, M. Rocio Aguilar-Rangel, M. Nancy Salazar-Vidal, Eric González-Segovia, Karla Blöcher-Juárez, Alejandro Guerrero-Zavala, Benjamin Barrales-Gamez, Jessica Carcaño-Macias, Denise E. Costich, Jorge Nieto-Sotelo, Octavio Martinez de la Vega, June Simpson, Matthew B. Hufford, Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra, Sherry Flint-Garcia, Luis Diaz-Garcia, Ruben Rellán-Álvarez, Ruairidh J.H. Sawers, 2022, G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics

Rhizosphere bacterial communities differ among traditional maize landraces

Mads Lund, Jacob Agerbo Rasmussen, Jazmín Ramos-Madrigal, Ruairidh Sawers, M. Thomas P. Gilbert, Christopher James Barnes, 2022, Environmental DNA

Most-Cited Papers

Ruairidh J.H. Sawers, Simon F. Svane, Clement Quan, Mette Grønlund, Barbara Wozniak, Mesfin Nigussie Gebreselassie, Eliécer González-Muñoz, Ricardo A. Chávez Montes, Ivan Baxter, Jerome Goudet, Iver Jakobsen, Uta Paszkowski, 2017, New Phytologist on p. 632-643

Caroline Gutjahr, Ruairidh J.H. Sawers, Guillaume Marti, Liliana Andrés-Hernández, Shu Yi Yang, Leonardo Casieri, Herbert Angliker, Edward J. Oakeley, Jean Luc Wolfender, Cei Abreu-Goodger, Uta Paszkowski, 2015, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 6754-6759

Marina Nadal, Ruairidh Sawers, Shamoon Naseem, Barbara Bassin, Corinna Kulicke, Abigail Sharman, Gynheung An, Kyungsook An, Kevin R. Ahern, Amanda Romag, Thomas P. Brutnell, Caroline Gutjahr, Niko Geldner, Christophe Roux, Enrico Martinoia, James B. Konopka, Uta Paszkowski, 2017, Nature Plants

Ruairidh J.H. Sawers, M. Rosario Ramírez-Flores, Víctor Olalde-Portugal, Uta Paszkowski, 2018, New Phytologist on p. 1135-1140

Eliécer González-Muñoz, Aida Odette Vázquez Avendaño, Ricardo A. Chávez Montes, Stefan de Folter, Liliana Andrés-Hernández, Cei Abreu-Goodger, Ruairidh J.H. Sawers, 2015, Frontiers in Plant Science on p. 1-12

Ronelle Roth, Marco Chiapello, Héctor Montero, Peter Gehrig, Jonas Grossmann, Kevin O’Holleran, Denise Hartken, Fergus Walters, Shu Yi Yang, Stefan Hillmer, Karin Schumacher, Sarah Bowden, Melanie Craze, Emma J. Wallington, Akio Miyao, Ruairidh Sawers, Enrico Martinoia, Uta Paszkowski, 2018, Nature Communications on p. 4677

Taylor Crow, James Ta, Saghi Nojoomi, M. Rocío Aguilar-Rangel, Jorge Vladimir Torres Rodríguez, Daniel Gates, Rubén Rellán-Álvarez, Ruairidh Sawers, Daniel Runcie, 2020, PLoS Genetics

M. Rocío Aguilar-Rangel, Ricardo A.Chávez Montes, Eric González-Segovia, Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra, June K. Simpson, Ruairidh J.H. Sawers, 2017, PeerJ

Anna M. O'brien, Ruairidh J.H. Sawers, Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra, Sharon Y. Strauss, 2018, American Naturalist on p. 715-730

M. Rosario Ramrez-Flores, Rubn Relln-Lvarez, Barbara Wozniak, Mesfin Nigussie Gebreselassie, Iver Jakobsen, Vctor Olalde-Portugal, Ivan Baxter, Uta Paszkowski, Ruairidh J.H. Sawers, 2017, Plant and Cell Physiology on p. 1689-1699