Sally Mackenzie

Lloyd and Dottie Huck Chair for Functional Genomics; Professor of Biology; Professor of Plant Science

Sally Mackenzie

Research Summary

Organelle biology and cellular specializations. Plant epigenetics, memory and phenotypic plasticity. Crop epigenetic breeding.

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Most Recent Papers

An epigenetic breeding system in soybean for increased yield and stability

Sunil K.Kenchanmane Raju, Mon Ray Shao, Robersy Sanchez, Ying Zhi Xu, Ajay Sandhu, George Graef, Sally Mackenzie, 2018, Plant Biotechnology Journal

Stress-responsive pathways and small RNA changes distinguish variable developmental phenotypes caused by MSH1 loss

Mon Ray Shao, Sunil Kumar Kenchanmane Raju, John D. Laurie, Robersy Sanchez, Sally A. Mackenzie, 2017, BMC Plant Biology

The genome sequence of allopolyploid Brassica juncea and analysis of differential homoeolog gene expression influencing selection

Jinghua Yang, Dongyuan Liu, Xiaowu Wang, Changmian Ji, Feng Cheng, Baoning Liu, Zhongyuan Hu, Sheng Chen, Deepak Pental, Youhui Ju, Pu Yao, Xuming Li, Kun Xie, Jianhui Zhang, Jianlin Wang, Fan Liu, Weiwei Ma, Jannat Shopan, Hongkun Zheng, Sally A. Mackenzie, Mingfang Zhang, 2016, Nature Genetics on p. 1225-1232

Genome-wide discriminatory information patterns of cytosine DNA methylation

Robersy Sanchez, Sally A. Mackenzie, 2016, International journal of molecular sciences

Information thermodynamics of cytosine DNA methylation

Robersy Sanchez, Sally A. Mackenzie, 2016, PloS one

MSH1 Is a Plant Organellar DNA Binding and Thylakoid Protein under Precise Spatial Regulation to Alter Development

Kamaldeep S S. Virdi, Yashitola Wamboldt, Hardik Kundariya, John D D. Laurie, Ido Keren, K. R. Sunil Kumar, Anna Block, Gilles Basset, Steve Luebker, Christian Elowsky, Philip M M. Day, Johnna L L. Roose, Terry M M. Bricker, Thomas Elthon, Sally A A. Mackenzie, 2016, Molecular plant on p. 245-260

MutS HOMOLOG1 silencing mediates ORF220 substoichiometric shifting and causes male sterility in Brassica juncea

Na Zhao, Xinyue Xu, Yashitola Wamboldt, Sally A. Mackenzie, Xiaodong Yang, Zhongyuan Hu, Jinghua Yang, Mingfang Zhang, 2016, Journal of experimental botany on p. 435-444

Arabidopsis MSH1 mutation alters the epigenome and produces heritable changes in plant growth

Kamaldeep S. Virdi, John D. Laurie, Ying Zhi Xu, Jiantao Yu, Mon Ray Shao, Robersy Sanchez, Hardik Kundariya, Dong Wang, Jean Jack M. Riethoven, Yashitola Wamboldt, Maria P. Arrieta-Montiel, Vikas Shedge, Sally A. Mackenzie, 2015, Nature Communications

Muts HOMOLOG1-derived epigenetic breeding potential in tomato

Xiaodong Yang, Hardik Kundariya, Ying Zhi Xu, Ajay Sandhu, Jiantao Yu, Samuel F. Hutton, Mingfang Zhang, Sally A. Mackenzie, 2015, Plant Physiology on p. 222-232

MSH1-induced non-genetic variation provides a source of phenotypic diversity in Sorghum bicolor

Roberto De La Rosa Santamaria, Mon Ray Shao, Guomei Wang, David O. Nino-Liu, Hardik Kundariya, Yashitola Wamboldt, Ismail Dweikat, Sally A. Mackenzie, 2014, PloS one

High-Impact Papers

Double-strand break repair processes drive evolution of the mitochondrial genome in Arabidopsis

Jaime I. Davila, Maria P. Arrieta-Montiel, Yashitola Wamboldt, Jun Cao, Joerg Hagmann, Vikas Shedge, Ying Zhi Xu, Detlef Weigel, Sally A. Mackenzie, 2011, BMC Biology

Diversity of the arabidopsis mitochondrial genome occurs via nuclear-controlled recombination activity

Maria P. Arrieta-Montiel, Vikas Shedge, Jaime Davila, Alan C. Christensen, Sally A. Mackenzie, 2009, Genetics on p. 1261-1268

The genome sequence of allopolyploid Brassica juncea and analysis of differential homoeolog gene expression influencing selection

Jinghua Yang, Dongyuan Liu, Xiaowu Wang, Changmian Ji, Feng Cheng, Baoning Liu, Zhongyuan Hu, Sheng Chen, Deepak Pental, Youhui Ju, Pu Yao, Xuming Li, Kun Xie, Jianhui Zhang, Jianlin Wang, Fan Liu, Weiwei Ma, Jannat Shopan, Hongkun Zheng, Sally A. Mackenzie, Mingfang Zhang, 2016, Nature Genetics on p. 1225-1232

Muts homolog1 is a nucleoid protein that alters mitochondrial and plastid properties and plant response to high light

Ying Zhi Xu, Maria P. Arrieta-Montiel, Kamaldeep S. Virdi, Wilson B M de Paula, Joshua R. Widhalm, Gilles J. Basset, Jaime I. Davila, Thomas E. Elthon, Christian G. Elowsky, Shirley J. Sato, Thomas E. Clemente, Sally A. Mackenzie, 2011, Plant Cell on p. 3428-3441

Extensive rearrangement of the arabidopsis mitochondrial genome elicits cellular conditions for thermotolerance

Vikas Shedge, Jaime Davila, Maria P. Arrieta-Montiel, Saleem Mohammed, Sally A. Mackenzie, 2010, Plant Physiology on p. 1960-1970

Participation of leaky ribosome scanning in protein dual targeting by alternative translation initiation in higher plants

Yashitola Wamboldt, Saleem Mohammed, Christian Elowsky, Chris Wittgren, Wilson B M De Paula, Sally A. Mackenzie, 2009, Plant Cell on p. 157-167

In vivo extraction of Arabidopsis cell turgor pressure using nanoindentation in conjunction with finite element modeling

Elham Forouzesh, Ashwani Goel, Sally A. MacKenzie, Joseph A. Turner, 2013, Plant Journal on p. 509-520

The origin and biosynthesis of the benzenoid moiety of ubiquinone (Coenzyme Q) in Arabidopsis

Anna Block, Joshua R. Widhalm, Abdelhak Fatihi, Rebecca E. Cahoon, Yashitola Wamboldt, Christian Elowsky, Sally A. Mackenzie, Edgar B. Cahoon, Clint Chapple, Natalia Dudareva, Gilles J. Basset, 2014, Plant Cell on p. 1938-1948

Arabidopsis MSH1 mutation alters the epigenome and produces heritable changes in plant growth

Kamaldeep S. Virdi, John D. Laurie, Ying Zhi Xu, Jiantao Yu, Mon Ray Shao, Robersy Sanchez, Hardik Kundariya, Dong Wang, Jean Jack M. Riethoven, Yashitola Wamboldt, Maria P. Arrieta-Montiel, Vikas Shedge, Sally A. Mackenzie, 2015, Nature Communications

The chloroplast triggers developmental reprogramming when MutS HOMOLOG1 is suppressed in plants

Ying Zhi Xu, Roberto de la Rosa Santamaria, Kamaldeep S. Virdi, Maria P. Arrieta-Montiel, Fareha Razvi, Shaoqing Li, Guodong Ren, Bin Yu, Danny Alexander, Lining Guo, Xuehui Feng, Ismail M. Dweikat, Tom E. Clemente, Sally A. Mackenzie, 2012, Plant physiology on p. 710-720