Erin Connolly

Professor and Head of Plant Science

Erin Connolly

Research Summary

Molecular mechanisms of micronutrient transport. Iron uptake and compartmentalization. Metal ion homeostasis

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Publication Tags

Iron Arabidopsis Homeostasis Seeds Copper Genes Arabidopsis Thaliana Sorghum Chloroplasts Mutants Uptake Mechanisms Transporters Genome Minerals Neoplasms Vegetative Growth Circadian Clocks Cohort Studies Clocks Sorghum Bicolor Genetic Variation Phytochrome Pandemics Magnoliopsida Signal Transduction

Most Recent Papers

Elective Cancer Surgery in COVID-19-Free Surgical Pathways during the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic: An International, Multicenter, Comparative Cohort Study

James C. Glasbey, Dmitri Nepogodiev, Joana F.F. Simoes, Omar Omar, Elizabeth Li, Mary L. Venn, Mohammad K.Abou Chaar, Vita Capizzi, Daoud Chaudhry, Anant Desai, Jonathan G. Edwards, Jonathan P. Evans, Marco Fiore, Jose Flavio Videria, Samuel J. Ford, Ian Ganly, Ewen A. Griffiths, Rohan R. Gujjuri, Angelos G. Kolias, Haytham M.A. Kaafarani, Ana Minaya-Bravo, Siobhan C. McKay, Helen M. Mohan, Keith J. Roberts, Carlos San Miguel-Méndez, Peter Pockney, Richard Shaw, Neil J. Smart, Grant D. Stewart, Sudha Sundar, Raghavan Vidya, Aneel A. Bhangu, C. Allemand, L. Boccalatte, M. Figari, M. Lamm, J. Larrañaga, C. Marchitelli, F. Noll, D. Odetto, M. Perrotta, J. Saadi, L. Zamora, C. Alurralde, E. L. Caram, D. Eskinazi, J. P. Mendoza, M. Usandivaras, R. Badra, A. Esteban, 2021, Journal of Clinical Oncology on p. 66-78

Alteration of iron responsive gene expression in Arabidopsis glutaredoxin S17 loss of function plants with or without iron stress

Ninghui Cheng, Han Yu, Xiaolan Rao, Sunghun Park, Erin L. Connolly, Kendal D. Hirschi, Paul A. Nakata, 2020, Plant Signaling and Behavior on p. 1758455

Species-specific duplication event associated with elevated levels of nonstructural carbohydrates in Sorghum bicolor

Zachary W. Brenton, Brendon T. Juengst, Elizabeth A. Cooper, Matthew T. Myers, Kathleen E. Jordan, Savanah M. Dale, Jeffrey C. Glaubitz, Xiaoyun Wang, Richard E. Boyles, Erin L. Connolly, Stephen Kresovich, 2020, G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics on p. 1511-1520

Mitochondrial Iron Transporters (MIT1 and MIT2) Are Essential for Iron Homeostasis and Embryogenesis in Arabidopsis thaliana

Anshika Jain, Zachary S. Dashner, Erin L. Connolly, 2019, Frontiers in Plant Science

Directing iron transport in dicots

Jeeyon Jeong, Aleks Merkovich, Madeline Clyne, Erin L. Connolly, 2017, Current Opinion in Plant Biology on p. 106-113

Arabidopsis glutaredoxin S17 contributes to vegetative growth, mineral accumulation, and redox balance during iron deficiency

Han Yu, Jian Yang, Yafei Shi, Jimmonique Donelson, Sean M. Thompson, Stuart Sprague, Tony Roshan, Da Li Wang, Jianzhong Liu, Sunghun Park, Paul A. Nakata, Erin L. Connolly, Kendal D. Hirschi, Michael A. Grusak, Ninghui Cheng, 2017, Frontiers in Plant Science

Integration of experiments across diverse environments identifies the genetic determinants of variation in sorghum bicolor seed element composition

Nadia Shakoor, Greg Ziegler, Brian P. Dilkes, Zachary Brenton, Richard Boyles, Erin L. Connolly, Stephen Kresovich, Ivan Baxter, 2016, Plant Physiology on p. 1989-1998

The diverse roles of FRO family metalloreductases in iron and copper homeostasis

Anshika Jain, Grandon T. Wilson, Erin L. Connolly, 2014, Frontiers in Plant Science

Mitochondrial iron transport and homeostasis in plants

Anshika Jain, Erin L. Connolly, 2013, Frontiers in Plant Science

Running a little late

Grandon T. Wilson, Erin L. Connolly, 2013, EMBO Journal on p. 490-492

Most-Cited Papers

Transcriptome sequencing identifies SPL7-regulated copper acquisition genes FRO4/FRO5 and the copper dependence of iron homeostasis in Arabidopsis

María Bernal, David Casero, Vasantika Singh, Grandon T. Wilson, Arne Grande, Huijun Yang, Sheel C. Dodani, Matteo Pellegrini, Peter Huijser, Erin L. Connolly, Sabeeha S. Merchant, Ute Krämer, 2012, Plant Cell on p. 738-761

Elective Cancer Surgery in COVID-19-Free Surgical Pathways during the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic: An International, Multicenter, Comparative Cohort Study

James C. Glasbey, Dmitri Nepogodiev, Joana F.F. Simoes, Omar Omar, Elizabeth Li, Mary L. Venn, Mohammad K.Abou Chaar, Vita Capizzi, Daoud Chaudhry, Anant Desai, Jonathan G. Edwards, Jonathan P. Evans, Marco Fiore, Jose Flavio Videria, Samuel J. Ford, Ian Ganly, Ewen A. Griffiths, Rohan R. Gujjuri, Angelos G. Kolias, Haytham M.A. Kaafarani, Ana Minaya-Bravo, Siobhan C. McKay, Helen M. Mohan, Keith J. Roberts, Carlos San Miguel-Méndez, Peter Pockney, Richard Shaw, Neil J. Smart, Grant D. Stewart, Sudha Sundar, Raghavan Vidya, Aneel A. Bhangu, C. Allemand, L. Boccalatte, M. Figari, M. Lamm, J. Larrañaga, C. Marchitelli, F. Noll, D. Odetto, M. Perrotta, J. Saadi, L. Zamora, C. Alurralde, E. L. Caram, D. Eskinazi, J. P. Mendoza, M. Usandivaras, R. Badra, A. Esteban, 2021, Journal of Clinical Oncology on p. 66-78

Directing iron transport in dicots

Jeeyon Jeong, Aleks Merkovich, Madeline Clyne, Erin L. Connolly, 2017, Current Opinion in Plant Biology on p. 106-113

The diverse roles of FRO family metalloreductases in iron and copper homeostasis

Anshika Jain, Grandon T. Wilson, Erin L. Connolly, 2014, Frontiers in Plant Science

Mitochondrial iron transport and homeostasis in plants

Anshika Jain, Erin L. Connolly, 2013, Frontiers in Plant Science

Integration of experiments across diverse environments identifies the genetic determinants of variation in sorghum bicolor seed element composition

Nadia Shakoor, Greg Ziegler, Brian P. Dilkes, Zachary Brenton, Richard Boyles, Erin L. Connolly, Stephen Kresovich, Ivan Baxter, 2016, Plant Physiology on p. 1989-1998

Mitochondrial Iron Transporters (MIT1 and MIT2) Are Essential for Iron Homeostasis and Embryogenesis in Arabidopsis thaliana

Anshika Jain, Zachary S. Dashner, Erin L. Connolly, 2019, Frontiers in Plant Science

Arabidopsis glutaredoxin S17 contributes to vegetative growth, mineral accumulation, and redox balance during iron deficiency

Han Yu, Jian Yang, Yafei Shi, Jimmonique Donelson, Sean M. Thompson, Stuart Sprague, Tony Roshan, Da Li Wang, Jianzhong Liu, Sunghun Park, Paul A. Nakata, Erin L. Connolly, Kendal D. Hirschi, Michael A. Grusak, Ninghui Cheng, 2017, Frontiers in Plant Science

Running a little late

Grandon T. Wilson, Erin L. Connolly, 2013, EMBO Journal on p. 490-492

Alteration of iron responsive gene expression in Arabidopsis glutaredoxin S17 loss of function plants with or without iron stress

Ninghui Cheng, Han Yu, Xiaolan Rao, Sunghun Park, Erin L. Connolly, Kendal D. Hirschi, Paul A. Nakata, 2020, Plant Signaling and Behavior on p. 1758455