Megan Cohn
Megan Cohn
Graduate Student - Staskawicz Lab
241 Koshland Hall
Berkeley, California 94720-3102
Phone 510.643.7133
Lab Phone 510.643.7133

Publications

Bart, R., Cohn, M.M., Kassen, A., McCallum, E.J., Shybut, M., Petriello, A., Krasileva, K., Dahlbeck, D., Medina, C., Alicai, T., Kumar, L., Moreira, L.M., Rodriguez Neto, J., Verdier, V., Angelica Santana, M., Kositcharoenkul, N., Vanderschuren, H., Gruissem, W., Bernal, A., and Staskawicz, B.J. (2012) High-throughput genomic sequencing of Cassava bacterial blight strains identifies conserved effectors to target for durable resistance. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. in press.

Leivar, P., Tepperman, J.M., Cohn, M.M., Monte, E., Al-Sady, B., Erickson, E., and Quail, P.H. (2012) Dynamic antagonism between phytochromes and PIF-family bHLH factors generates selective reciprocal responses during deetiolation and shade-avoidance in a rapidly light-responsive transcriptional network. Plant Cell 24(4):1398-419.

Li, F., Pignatta, D., Bendix, C., Brunkard, J.O., Cohn, M.M., Tung, J., Sun, H., Kumar, P., and Baker, B. (2012) MicroRNA regulation of plant innate immune receptors. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 109:1790-5.

Leivar, P., Monte, E., Cohn M.M., and Quail, P.H. (2012) Phytochrome signaling in green Arabidopsis seedlings: impact assessment of mutually-negative phyB-PIF feedback loop. Mol. Plant. 5(3):208-23.

Awards

2010 National Science Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Recipient

2011 National Institutes of Health Genetics Training Grant Recipient

2012 Outstanding GSI Award Recipient