Professor Sonia Gazzarrini

Sonia Gazzarrini

Professor


Campus

UTSC

CSB Appointment

Full

Research Areas

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

Education

Ph.D. University of Tuebingen, Germany, 2000
B.Sc. University of Milan, Italy, 1994

Primary Undergraduate Department

Biological Sciences, UTSC

Graduate Programs

Cell & Systems Biology

Research Description

My research interests involve understanding the molecular mechanisms that regulate the transition from dormancy to germination and the role that hormones and abiotic stresses play in this processes.


Contact Information

Office Phone: 416-208-4824
Office: SY222
Lab: SY215
Lab Phone: 416-287-7441
Email

Mailing Address

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

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Publications

2022

CBF4/DREB1D represses XERICO to attenuate ABA, osmotic and drought stress responses in Arabidopsis.

Vonapartis E, Mohamed D, Li J, Pan W, Wu J, Gazzarrini S
2022, The Plant journal : for cell and molecular biology, 35199890

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2021

Role of Basal ABA in Plant Growth and Development.

Brookbank BP, Patel J, Gazzarrini S, Nambara E
2021, Genes, 12, 34946886

Oxidative and salt stresses alter the 26S proteasome holoenzyme and associated protein profiles in Arabidopsis thaliana.

Bonea D, Noureddine J, Gazzarrini S, Zhao R
2021, BMC plant biology, 21, 486, 34696730

ABA and Bud Dormancy in Perennials: Current Knowledge and Future Perspective.

Pan W, Liang J, Sui J, Li J, Liu C, Xin Y, Zhang Y, Wang S, Zhao Y, Zhang J, Yi M, Gazzarrini S, Wu J
2021, Genes, 12, 34681029

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2020

An abscisic acid-responsive protein interaction network for sucrose non-fermenting related kinase1 in abiotic stress response

Carianopol CS, Chan AL, Dong S, Provart NJ, Lumba S, Gazzarrini S
2020, Communications Biology, 10.1038/s42003-020-0866-8

SnRK1α1 Antagonizes Cell Death Induced by Transient Overexpression of Arabidopsis thaliana ABI5 Binding Protein 2 (AFP2)

Carianopol CS, Gazzarrini S
2020, Frontiers in Plant Science, 10.3389/fpls.2020.582208

Spatiotemporal Restriction of FUSCA3 Expression by Class I BPCs Promotes Ovule Development and Coordinates Embryo and Endosperm Growth

Wu J, Mohamed D, Dowhanik S, Petrella R, Gregis V, Li J, Wu L, Gazzarrini S
2020, The Plant Cell, 10.1105/tpc.19.00764

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2019

GhTCP19 Transcription Factor Regulates Corm Dormancy Release by RepressingGhNCEDExpression in Gladiolus

Wu J, Wu W, Liang J, Jin Y, Gazzarrini S, He J, Yi M
2019, Plant and Cell Physiology, 10.1093/pcp/pcy186

GhNAC83 inhibits corm dormancy release by regulating ABA signaling and cytokinin biosynthesis in Gladiolus hybridus

Wu J, Jin Y, Liu C, Vonapartis E, Liang J, Wu W, Gazzarrini S, He J, Yi M
2019, Journal of Experimental Botany, 10.1093/jxb/ery428

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2017

The E3 ligase ABI3-INTERACTING PROTEIN2 negatively regulates FUSCA3 and plays a role in cotyledon development in Arabidopsis thaliana

Duong S, Vonapartis E, Li C, Patel S, Gazzarrini S
2017, Journal of Experimental Botany, 10.1093/jxb/erx046

SnRK1 phosphorylation of FUSCA3 positively regulates embryogenesis, seed yield, and plant growth at high temperature in Arabidopsis

Chan A, Carianopol C, Tsai AY, Varatharajah K, Chiu RS, Gazzarrini S
2017, Journal of Experimental Botany, 10.1093/jxb/erx233

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2016

Inhibition of FUSCA3 degradation at high temperature is dependent on ABA signaling and is regulated by the ABA/GA ratio.

Chiu RS, Saleh Y, Gazzarrini S
2016, Plant signaling & behavior, 11, e1247137, 27791466

ABA-dependent inhibition of the ubiquitin proteasome system during germination at high temperature inArabidopsis

Chiu RS, Pan S, Zhao R, Gazzarrini S
2016, The Plant Journal, 10.1111/tpj.13293

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2015

Hormone cross-talk during seed germination

Guilfoyle T, Hagen G, Gazzarrini S, Tsai AY
2015, Essays in Biochemistry, 10.1042/bse0580151

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2014

Trehalose-6-phosphate and SnRK1 kinases in plant development and signaling: the emerging picture

Tsai AY, Gazzarrini S
2014, Frontiers in Plant Science, 10.3389/fpls.2014.00119

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2012

The embryonic leaf identity gene FUSCA3 regulates vegetative phase transitions by negatively modulating ethylene-regulated gene expression in Arabidopsis

Lumba S, Tsuchiya Y, Delmas F, Hezky J, Provart NJ, Shi Lu Q, McCourt P, Gazzarrini S
2012, BMC biology, 10, 8, 22348746

The role of the Arabidopsis FUSCA3 transcription factor during inhibition of seed germination at high temperature

Chiu RS, Nahal H, Provart NJ, Gazzarrini S
2012, BMC plant biology, 12, 15, 22279962

Overlapping and distinct roles of AKIN10 and FUSCA3 in ABA and sugar signaling during seed germination

Tsai AY, Gazzarrini S
2012, Plant Signaling & Behavior, 10.4161/psb.21549

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2011

AKIN10 and FUSCA3 interact to control lateral organ development and phase transitions in Arabidopsis

Tsai AY, Gazzarrini S
2012, The Plant journal : for cell and molecular biology, 69, 809-21, 22026387

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2010

The C-terminal domain of FUSCA3 negatively regulates mRNA and protein levels, and mediates sensitivity to the hormones abscisic acid and gibberellic acid in Arabidopsis

Lu QS, Dela Paz J, Pathmanathan A, Chiu RS, Tsai AY, Gazzarrini S
2010, The Plant Journal, 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2010.04307.x

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2006

Additive contribution of AMT1;1 and AMT1;3 to high-affinity ammonium uptake across the plasma membrane of nitrogen-deficient Arabidopsis roots

Loqué D, Yuan L, Kojima S, Gojon A, Wirth J, Gazzarrini S, Ishiyama K, Takahashi H, von Wirén N
2006, The Plant journal : for cell and molecular biology, 48, 522-34, 17026539

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2005

Crosstalk and abscisic acid: the roles of terpenoid hormones in coordinating development

McCourt P, Lumba S, Tsuchiya Y, Gazzarrini S
2005, Physiologia Plantarum, 10.1111/j.1399-3054.2005.00457.x

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2004

The transcription factor FUSCA3 controls developmental timing in Arabidopsis through the hormones gibberellin and abscisic acid

Gazzarrini S, Tsuchiya Y, Lumba S, Okamoto M, McCourt P
2004, Developmental cell, 7, 373-85, 15363412

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2003

Cross-talk in plant hormone signalling: what Arabidopsis mutants are telling us

Gazzarrini S, McCourt P
2003, Annals of botany, 91, 605-12, 12714359

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2001

Genetic interactions between ABA, ethylene and sugar signaling pathways.

Gazzarrini S, McCourt P
2001, Current opinion in plant biology, 4, 387-91, 11597495

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2000

The molecular physiology of ammonium uptake and retrieval.

von Wirén N, Gazzarrini S, Gojon A, Frommer WB
2000, Current opinion in plant biology, 3, 254-61, 10837267

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1999

Three functional transporters for constitutive, diurnally regulated, and starvation-induced uptake of ammonium into Arabidopsis roots.

Gazzarrini S, Lejay L, Gojon A, Ninnemann O, Frommer WB, von Wirén N
1999, The Plant cell, 11, 937-48, 10330477

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