Liana Burghardt

Assistant Professor; Huck Early Career Chair of Root Biology and Rhizosphere Interactions

Liana Burghardt

Research Summary

Plant-microbe-climate interactions; the evolution and ecology of legumes and nitrogen-fixing rhizobia; the genomic basis and environment dependence of root, nodule, and mutualism traits; GWAS/transcriptomics/evolve & resequence methodologies

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Genes Genome Genotype Bacteria Temperature Germination Rhizobium Soil Genetic Variation Seeds Symbiosis Phenology Arabidopsis Thaliana Genome Wide Association Study Gene Expression Population Dormancy Medicago Ecology Mutualism Arabidopsis Seed Dormancy Phenotype Life Cycle (Organisms) Fitness

Most Recent Papers

Evolving together, evolving apart

Liana T. Burghardt, 2020, New Phytologist on p. 28-34

Adaptive Evolution of Plant Life History in Urban Environments

Amanda Gorton, Liana Burghardt, Peter Tiffin, 2020, URBAN EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY on p. 142-156

A select and resequence approach reveals strain-specific effects of medicago nodule-specific PLAT-domain genes

Liana T. Burghardt, Diana I. Trujillo, Brendan Epstein, Peter Tiffin, Nevin D. Young, 2020, Plant Physiology on p. 463-471

Liana T. Burghardt

Liana Burghardt, 2020, NEW PHYTOLOGIST on p. 24-25

Filling in the gaps in survival analysis: using field data to infer plant responses to environmental stressors

Bradley J. Tomasek, Liana T. Burghardt, Robert K. Shriver, 2019, Ecology

Legacy of prior host and soil selection on rhizobial fitness in planta

Liana T. Burghardt, Brendan Epstein, Peter Tiffin, 2019, Evolution; international journal of organic evolution on p. 2013-2023

Genome-wide association analyses in the model rhizobium ensifer meliloti

Brendan Epstein, Reda A.I. Abou-Shanab, Abdelaal Shamseldin, Margaret R. Taylor, Joseph Guhlin, Liana T. Burghardt, Matthew Nelson, Michael J. Sadowsky, Peter Tiffin, 2018, mSphere

Select and resequence reveals relative fitness of bacteria in symbiotic and free-living environments

Liana T. Burghardt, Brendan Epstein, Joseph Guhlin, Matt S. Nelson, Margaret R. Taylor, Nevin D. Young, Michael J. Sadowsky, Peter Tiffin, 2018, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 2425-2430

Transcriptomic basis of genome by genome variation in a legume-rhizobia mutualism

Liana T. Burghardt, Joseph Guhlin, Chan Lan Chun, Junqi Liu, Michael J. Sadowsky, Robert M. Stupar, Nevin D. Young, Peter Tiffin, 2017, Molecular Ecology on p. 6122-6135

A guide to genome-wide association mapping in plants

Liana T. Burghardt, Nevin D. Young, Peter Tiffin, 2017, Current protocols in plant biology on p. 22-38

Most-Cited Papers

The evolution of seed dormancy

Charles G. Willis, Carol C. Baskin, Jerry M. Baskin, Josh R. Auld, D. Lawrence Venable, Jeannine Cavender-Bares, Kathleen Donohue, Rafael Rubio de Casas, K. Bradford, L. Burghardt, S. Kalisz, S. Meyer, J. Schmitt, S. Strauss, A. Wilczek, 2014, New Phytologist on p. 300-309

Modeling the influence of genetic and environmental variation on the expression of plant life cycles across landscapes

Liana T. Burghardt, C. Jessica E. Metcalf, Amity M. Wilczek, Johanna Schmitt, Kathleen Donohue, 2015, American Naturalist on p. 212-227

Multiple paths to similar germination behavior in arabidopsis thaliana

Liana T. Burghardt, Brianne R. Edwards, Kathleen Donohue, 2016, New Phytologist on p. 1301-1312

Natural variation for gene expression responses to abiotic stress in maize

Amanda J. Waters, Irina Makarevitch, Jaclyn Noshay, Liana T. Burghardt, Candice N. Hirsch, Cory D. Hirsch, Nathan M. Springer, 2017, Plant Journal on p. 706-717

Applying developmental threshold models to evolutionary ecology

Kathleen Donohue, Liana T. Burghardt, Daniel Runcie, Kent J. Bradford, Johanna Schmitt, 2015, Trends in Ecology and Evolution on p. 66-77

The community-level effect of light on germination timing in relation to seed mass: A source of regeneration niche differentiation

Chunhui Zhang, Charles G. Willis, Liana T. Burghardt, Wei Qi, Kun Liu, Paulo Roberto de Moura Souza-Filho, Zhen Ma, Guozhen Du, 2014, New Phytologist on p. 496-506

Secondary dormancy dynamics depends on primary dormancy status in Arabidopsis thaliana

Gabriela A. Auge, Logan K. Blair, Liana T. Burghardt, Jennifer Coughlan, Brianne Edwards, Lindsay D. Leverett, Kathleen Donohue, 2015, Seed Science Research on p. 230-246

A guide to genome-wide association mapping in plants

Liana T. Burghardt, Nevin D. Young, Peter Tiffin, 2017, Current protocols in plant biology on p. 22-38

Select and resequence reveals relative fitness of bacteria in symbiotic and free-living environments

Liana T. Burghardt, Brendan Epstein, Joseph Guhlin, Matt S. Nelson, Margaret R. Taylor, Nevin D. Young, Michael J. Sadowsky, Peter Tiffin, 2018, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 2425-2430

Fluctuating, warm temperatures decrease the effect of a key floral repressor on flowering time in arabidopsis thaliana

Liana T. Burghardt, Daniel E. Runcie, Amity M. Wilczek, Martha D. Cooper, Judith L. Roe, Stephen M. Welch, Johanna Schmitt, 2016, New Phytologist on p. 564-576