Professor Katharina Braeutigam

Katharina Braeutigam

Assistant Professor


Campus

UTM

CSB Appointment

Full

Research Areas

Bioinformatics / Computational Biology, Genetics / Genomics, Molecular Biology, Physiology, Plant Biology, Systems Biology

Education

Ph.D. Friedrich-Schiller University Jena Germany 2008

Titles and Honors

Connaught Scholar (2017-2019)

Primary Undergraduate Department

Biology, UTM

Graduate Programs

Cell & Systems Biology

Research Description

My general research interest lies in the interaction between genome, epigenome, and phenotypic performance in plants with emphasis on persistent effects of past experience and molecular memory systems.


Contact Information

Office Phone: 905-569-4777
Office: DV4002
Lab: DV4026
Email

Mailing Address

Department of Biology
University of Toronto
3359 Mississauga Road
Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6
Canada

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Publications

2020

Gene expression trajectories during male and female reproductive development in balsam poplar (Populus balsamifera L.)

Cronk Q, Soolanayakanahally R, Bräutigam K
2020, Scientific Reports, 10.1038/s41598-020-64938-w

A single gene underlies the dynamic evolution of poplar sex determination

Müller NA, Kersten B, Leite Montalvão AP, Mähler N, Bernhardsson C, Bräutigam K, Carracedo Lorenzo Z, Hoenicka H, Kumar V, Mader M, Pakull B, Robinson KM, Sabatti M, Vettori C, Ingvarsson PK, Cronk Q, Street NR, Fladung M
2020, Nature Plants, 10.1038/s41477-020-0672-9

Champions of winter survival: cold acclimation and molecular regulation of cold hardiness in evergreen conifers

Chang CY, Bräutigam K, Hüner NPA, Ensminger I
2020, New Phytologist, 10.1111/nph.16904

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2018

DNA Methylation and the Evolution of Developmental Complexity in Plants.

Bräutigam K, Cronk Q
2018, Frontiers in plant science, 9, 1447, 30349550

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2017

Sexual epigenetics: gender-specific methylation of a gene in the sex determining region of Populus balsamifera.

Bräutigam K, Soolanayakanahally R, Champigny M, Mansfield S, Douglas C, Campbell MM, Cronk Q
2017, Scientific reports, 7, 45388, 28345647

Transgenic expression of fungal accessory hemicellulases in Arabidopsis thaliana triggers transcriptional patterns related to biotic stress and defense response.

Tsai AY, Chan K, Ho CY, Canam T, Capron R, Master ER, Bräutigam K
2017, PloS one, 12, e0173094, 28253318

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2015

Leaf size serves as a proxy for xylem vulnerability to cavitation in plantation trees.

Schreiber SG, Hacke UG, Chamberland S, Lowe CW, Kamelchuk D, Bräutigam K, Campbell MM, Thomas BR
2016, Plant, cell & environment, 39, 272-81, 26177991

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2013

Epigenetic regulation of adaptive responses of forest tree species to the environment.

Bräutigam K, Vining KJ, Lafon-Placette C, Fossdal CG, Mirouze M, Marcos JG, Fluch S, Fraga MF, Guevara MÁ, Abarca D, Johnsen O, Maury S, Strauss SH, Campbell MM, Rohde A, Díaz-Sala C, Cervera MT
2013, Ecology and evolution, 3, 399-415, 23467802

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2011

Photosystem II supercomplex remodeling serves as an entry mechanism for state transitions in Arabidopsis.

Dietzel L, Bräutigam K, Steiner S, Schüffler K, Lepetit B, Grimm B, Schöttler MA, Pfannschmidt T
2011, The Plant cell, 23, 2964-77, 21880991

Clone history shapes Populus drought responses.

Raj S, Bräutigam K, Hamanishi ET, Wilkins O, Thomas BR, Schroeder W, Mansfield SD, Plant AL, Campbell MM
2011, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108, 12521-6, 21746919

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2010

Time of day shapes Arabidopsis drought transcriptomes.

Wilkins O, Bräutigam K, Campbell MM
2010, The Plant journal : for cell and molecular biology, 63, 715-27, 20553421

Hypothesis: A binary redox control mode as universal regulator of photosynthetic light acclimation.

Bräutigam K, Dietzel L, Pfannschmidt T
2010, Plant signaling & behavior, 5, 81-5, 20592819

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2009

Dynamic plastid redox signals integrate gene expression and metabolism to induce distinct metabolic states in photosynthetic acclimation in Arabidopsis.

Bräutigam K, Dietzel L, Kleine T, Ströher E, Wormuth D, Dietz KJ, Radke D, Wirtz M, Hell R, Dörmann P, Nunes-Nesi A, Schauer N, Fernie AR, Oliver SN, Geigenberger P, Leister D, Pfannschmidt T
2009, The Plant cell, 21, 2715-32, 19737978

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2008

The long-term response to fluctuating light quality is an important and distinct light acclimation mechanism that supports survival of Arabidopsis thaliana under low light conditions.

Wagner R, Dietzel L, Bräutigam K, Fischer W, Pfannschmidt T
2008, Planta, 228, 573-87, 18542996

Photosynthetic acclimation: state transitions and adjustment of photosystem stoichiometry–functional relationships between short-term and long-term light quality acclimation in plants.

Dietzel L, Bräutigam K, Pfannschmidt T
2008, The FEBS journal, 275, 1080-8, 18318835

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2005

Photosynthetic redox control of nuclear gene expression.

Fey V, Wagner R, Bräutigam K, Pfannschmidt T
2005, Journal of experimental botany, 56, 1491-8, 15863445

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2004

Retrograde plastid redox signals in the expression of nuclear genes for chloroplast proteins of Arabidopsis thaliana.

Fey V, Wagner R, Braütigam K, Wirtz M, Hell R, Dietzmann A, Leister D, Oelmüller R, Pfannschmidt T
2005, The Journal of biological chemistry, 280, 5318-28, 15561727

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