Dr. Annette Nassuth

Dr. Annette Nassuth

CCOVI Fellow
Associate Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, College of Biological Sciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont.
Phone: 519-824-4120 x58787
Fax: 519-837-1802
 
Education
B.Sc. (Honours), Biology, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
M.Sc., Biology, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Ph.D., Biochemistry, State University of Leiden, Leiden, The Netherlands
  
Teaching
Introduction to Biology
Life Strategies of Plants
 
Research
Molecular basis of stress tolerance in plants, with major emphasis on grape vines. Application of knowledge for the selection of stress tolerant winegrapes.
 
Selected Publications and Presentations
  • Nassuth, A. and Siddiqua, M. 2009. Regulation of Stress Responsive Signalling Pathways by Eudicot CBF/DREB1 Genes in: "PLANT COLD HARDINESS: From the Laboratory to the Field". CABI Pub. Wallingford, UK. L. Gusta, M. Wisniewski and K. Tanino (Eds).
  • Siddiqua, M., Xiao, H. and A. Nassuth. 2009. Promoter analysis of grape CBF genes. Acta Horticulturae 827: 323-328.
  • Xiao, H., Tattersall, E., Siddiqua, M., Cramer, G.R., and A. Nassuth. 2008. CBF4 is a unique member of the CBF transcription factor family of Vitis vinifera and Vitis riparia. Plant, Cell and Environment 31: 1-10.
  • Xiao, H., Siddiqua, M., Braybrook, S., and A. Nassuth. 2006. Three grape CBF/DREB1 genes are regulated by low temperature, drought and abscisic acid. Plant, Cell and Environment 29 (7): 1410-1421.
  • Xiao, H., and A. Nassuth. 2006. Stress- and development-induced expression of spliced and unspliced transcripts from two highly similar dehydrin 1 genes in V. riparia and V. vinifera. Plant Cell Reports 25 (9): 968-977.
     
Dr. Annette Nassuth

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