Stephen L Dellaporta

Prof Mol Cell & Dev Biology

Departments & Organizations

Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Plant Development

Research Interests

Functional genomics; plant molecular genetics; marine genomics; biofuels more...


  • B.S., University of Rhode Island, 1976
  • Ph.D., Worcester P. Institute, 1981

Selected Publications

  • Acosta, I.F., Laparra, H., Romero, S.P., Schmelz, E., Hamberg, M., Mottinger, J.P., Moreno, M.A., and Dellaporta, S.L. (2009). tasselseed1 is a lipoxygenase affecting jasmonic acid signaling in sex determination of maize. Science (New York, NY 323, 262-265.
  • Nicotra, M.L., Powell, A.E., Rosengarten, R.D., Moreno, M., Grimwood, J., Lakkis, F.G., Dellaporta, S.L., and Buss, L.W. (2009). A hypervariable invertebrate allodeterminant. Curr Biol 19, 583-589.
  • Schierwater, B., Eitel, M., Jakob, W., Osigus, H.J., Hadrys, H., Dellaporta, S.L., Kolokotronis, S.O., and Desalle, R. (2009). Concatenated analysis sheds light on early metazoan evolution and fuels a modern "urmetazoon" hypothesis. PLoS biology 7, e20.



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