Professor C. Daniel Riggs

C. Daniel Riggs

Associate Professor Emeritus



CSB Appointment


Research Areas

Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Genetics / Genomics, Molecular Biology, Plant Biology


Ph.D. Florida State University 1986

Primary Undergraduate Department

Biological Sciences, UTSC

Graduate Programs

Cell & Systems Biology
Chemical & Physical Sciences

Research Description

Developmental genetics and meristem biology

Contact Information

Office Phone: 416-287-7418
Office: SY224
Lab: SY215
Lab Phone: 416-287-7446

Mailing Address

Department of Cell & Systems Biology
University of Toronto
1265 Military Trail
Scarborough, ON M1C 1A4

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Characterization of a cruciferin deficient mutant of Arabidopsis and its utility for overexpression of foreign proteins in plants

Lin Y, Pajak A, Marsolais F, McCourt P, Riggs CD
2013, PloS one, 8, e64980, 23724110

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Chromosome fragile sites in Arabidopsis harbor matrix attachment regions that may be associated with ancestral chromosome rearrangement events

dela Paz JS, Stronghill PE, Douglas SJ, Saravia S, Hasenkampf CA, Riggs CD
2012, PLoS genetics, 8, e1003136, 23284301

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Disruption of the Arabidopsis SMC4 gene, AtCAP-C, compromises gametogenesis and embryogenesis

Siddiqui NU, Rusyniak S, Hasenkampf CA, Riggs CD
2006, Planta, 223, 990-7, 16482433

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Pedicel development in Arabidopsis thaliana: contribution of vascular positioning and the role of the BREVIPEDICELLUS and ERECTA genes

Douglas SJ, Riggs CD
2005, Developmental biology, 284, 451-63, 16038894

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Mutations in Arabidopsis condensin genes disrupt embryogenesis, meristem organization and segregation of homologous chromosomes during meiosis

Siddiqui NU, Stronghill PE, Dengler RE, Hasenkampf CA, Riggs CD
2003, Development (Cambridge, England), 130, 3283-95, 12783798

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KNAT1 and ERECTA regulate inflorescence architecture in Arabidopsis

Douglas SJ, Chuck G, Dengler RE, Pelecanda L, Riggs CD
2002, The Plant cell, 14, 547-58, 11910003

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