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John C. Walker

John C. Walker

Curators Professor and Director Division of Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences,Plant Sciences,


Research interest

Molecular mechanisms regulating cellular signaling in plants


Ph.D., 1985, University of Georgia
B.S., 1979, Arizona State University

Selected publications

Niederhuth, CE, Cho, SK, Seitz, K, Walker, JC ( 2013) Letting go is never easy: Abscission and receptor‐like protein kinases. J. Integr. Plant Biol. 55( 12): 1251– 1263.

Taylor, I., Seitz, K., Bennewitz, S. et al. A simple in vitro method to measure autophosphorylation of protein kinases. Plant Methods 9, 22 (2013) doi:10.1186/1746-4811-9-22

Niederhuth, C.E., Patharkar, O.R. & Walker, J.C. Transcriptional profiling of the Arabidopsis abscission mutant hae hsl2by RNA-Seq. BMC Genomics 14, 37 (2013) doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-37

Xiangzong Meng, Huachun Wang, Yunxia He, Yidong Liu, John C. Walker, Keiko U. Torii, Shuqun Zhang. A MAPK Cascade Downstream of ERECTA Receptor-Like Protein Kinase Regulates Arabidopsis Inflorescence Architecture by Promoting Localized Cell Proliferation. The Plant Cell Dec 2012, 24 (12) 4948-4960; DOI: 10.1105/tpc.112.104695