Sally Assmann

Waller Professor of Biology

Sally Assmann

Research Summary

Molecular biology of plant G-proteins and kinases. Phytohormone regulation of signal transduction and RNA processing. Second messenger regulation of ion channels in plant cells.

Graduate Students

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Arabidopsis Abscisic Acid Proteins Heterotrimeric Gtp Binding Proteins Calcium Gtp Binding Proteins Guard Cells G Proteins Rna Bioinformatics Arabidopsis Thaliana Protein Subunits Genes Transcriptome Direction Compound Genome Protein Acids Metabolomics Hormones Research Agriculture Membrane Proteins Guanosine Triphosphate Nucleotides

Most Recent Papers

MRNA structural elements immediately upstream of the start codon dictate dependence upon eIF4A helicase activity

Joseph A. Waldron, David C. Tack, Laura E. Ritchey, Sarah L. Gillen, Ania Wilczynska, Ernest Turro, Philip C. Bevilacqua, Sarah M. Assmann, Martin Bushell, John Le Quesne, 2019, Genome biology on p. 300

Nucleotide exchange–dependent and nucleotide exchange–independent functions of plant heterotrimeric GTP-binding proteins

Natsumi Maruta, Yuri Trusov, David Chakravorty, Daisuke Urano, Sarah M. Assmann, Jose R. Botella, 2019, Science signaling

The role of dwarfing traits in historical and modern agriculture with a focus on rice

Ángel Ferrero-Serrano, Christian Cantos, Sarah M. Assmann, 2019, Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology

The Arabidopsis heterotrimeric G-protein β subunit, AGB1, is required for guard cell calcium sensing and calcium-induced calcium release

Byeong Wook Jeon, Biswa R. Acharya, Sarah Mary Assmann, 2019, Plant Journal on p. 231-244

Directions for research and training in plant omics

Cristiana T. Argueso, Sarah M. Assmann, Kenneth D. Birnbaum, Sixue Chen, José R. Dinneny, Colleen J. Doherty, Andrea L. Eveland, Joanna Friesner, Vanessa R. Greenlee, Julie A. Law, Amy Marshall-Colón, Grace Alex Mason, Ruby O'Lexy, Scott C. Peck, Robert J. Schmitz, Liang Song, David Stern, Marguerite J. Varagona, Justin W. Walley, Cranos M. Williams, 2019, Plant Direct

Phenotypic and genome-wide association with the local environment of Arabidopsis

Angel Ferrero-Serrano, Sarah Mary Assmann, 2019, Nature Ecology and Evolution on p. 274-285

In vivo RNA structural probing of uracil and guanine base-pairing by 1-ethyl-3-(3-dimethylaminopropyl) carbodiimide (EDC)

David Mitchell, Andrew J. Renda, Catherine A. Douds, Paul Babitzke, Sarah M. Assmann, Philip C. Bevilacqua, 2019, RNA on p. 147-157

Arabidopsis bioinformatics resources

Colleen Doherty, Joanna Friesner, Brian Gregory, Ann Loraine, Molly Megraw, Nicholas Provart, R. Keith Slotkin, Chris Town, Sarah M. Assmann, Michael Axtell, Tanya Berardini, Sixue Chen, Malia Gehan, Eva Huala, Pankaj Jaiswal, Stephen Larson, Song Li, Sean May, Todd Michael, Chris Pires, Chris Topp, Justin Walley, Eve Wurtele, 2019, Plant Direct

Metabolomics of red-light-induced stomatal opening in Arabidopsis thaliana

Mengmeng Zhu, Sisi Geng, David Chakravorty, Qijie Guan, Sixue Chen, Sarah M. Assmann, 2019, Plant Journal

Model-driven discovery of calcium-related protein-phosphatase inhibition in plant guard cell signaling

Parul Maheshwari, Hao Du, Jen Sheen, Sarah M. Assmann, Reka Albert, 2019, PLoS computational biology

Most-Cited Papers

An atypical heterotrimeric G-protein β-subunit is involved in guard cell K+-channel regulation and morphological development in Arabidopsis thaliana

David Chakravorty, Yuri Trusov, Wei Zhang, Biswa R. Acharya, Michael B. Sheahan, David W. McCurdy, Sarah Mary Assmann, José Ramõn Botella, 2011, Plant Journal on p. 840-851

Border control - A membrane-linked interactome of Arabidopsis

Alexander M. Jones, Yuanhu Xuan, Meng Xu, Rui Sheng Wang, Cheng Hsun Ho, Sylvie Lalonde, Chang Hun You, Maria I. Sardi, Saman A. Parsa, Erika Smith-Valle, Tianying Su, Keith A. Frazer, Guillaume Pilot, Réjane Pratelli, Guido Grossmann, Biswa R. Acharya, Heng Cheng Hu, Cawas Engineer, Florent Villiers, Chuanli Ju, Kouji Takeda, Zhao Su, Qunfeng Dong, Sarah M. Assmann, Jin Chen, June M. Kwak, Julian I. Schroeder, Reka Albert, Seung Y. Rhee, Wolf B. Frommer, 2014, Science on p. 711-716

Common and unique elements of the ABA-regulated transcriptome of Arabidopsis guard cells

Rui Sheng Wang, Sona Pandey, Song Li, Timothy E. Gookin, Zhixin Zhao, Réka Albert, Sarah M. Assmann, 2011, BMC genomics

A membrane protein/signaling protein interaction network for arabidopsis version AMPv2

Sylvie Lalonde, Antoinette Sero, Réjane Pratelli, Guillaume Pilot, Jin Chen, Maria I. Sardi, Saman A. Parsa, Do Young Kim, Biswa R. Acharya, Erica V. Stein, Heng Chen Hu, Florent Villiers, Kouji Takeda, Yingzhen Yang, Yong S. Han, Rainer Schwacke, William Chiang, Naohiro Kato, Dominique Loqué, Sarah M. Assmann, June M. Kwak, Julian I. Schroeder, Seung Y. Rhee, Wolf B. Frommer, 2010, Frontiers in Physiology

Open Stomata 1 (OST1) is limiting in abscisic acid responses of Arabidopsis guard cells

Biswa R. Acharya, Byeong Wook Jeon, Wei Zhang, Sarah M. Assmann, 2013, New Phytologist on p. 1049-1063

Flower development under drought stress

Zhao Su, Xuan Ma, Huihong Guo, Noor Liyana Sukiran, Bin Guo, Sarah M. Assmann, Hong Ma, 2013, Plant Cell on p. 3785-3807

Boolean modeling of transcriptome data reveals novel modes of heterotrimeric G-protein action

Sona Pandey, Rui Sheng Wang, Liza Wilson, Song Li, Zhixin Zhao, Timothy E. Gookin, Sarah M. Assmann, Réka Albert, 2010, Molecular Systems Biology

50 years of Arabidopsis research

Nicholas J. Provart, Jose Alonso, Sarah M. Assmann, Dominique Bergmann, Siobhan M. Brady, Jelena Brkljacic, John Browse, Clint Chapple, Vincent Colot, Sean Cutler, Jeff Dangl, David Ehrhardt, Joanna D. Friesner, Wolf B. Frommer, Erich Grotewold, Elliot Meyerowitz, Jennifer Nemhauser, Magnus Nordborg, Craig Pikaard, John Shanklin, Chris Somerville, Mark Stitt, Keiko U. Torii, Jamie Waese, Doris Wagner, Peter Mccourt, 2016, New Phytologist on p. 921-944

Determination of in vivo RNA structure in low-abundance transcripts

Chun Kit Kwok, Yiliang Ding, Yin Tang, Sarah M. Assmann, Philip C. Bevilacqua, 2013, Nature communications

The α-subunit of the Arabidopsis heterotrimeric G protein, GPA1, is a regulator of transpiration efficiency

Sarah Nilson, Sarah Mary Assmann, 2010, Plant physiology on p. 2067-2077