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Publications

  • Christensen, A.R. and S.T. Malcomber. 2012. Duplication and diversification of the LEAFY HULL STERILE1 and Oryza sativa MADS5 SEPALLATA lineages in graminoid Poales. EvoDevo 3: 4.

  • Hemingway, C., A. Christensen and S. Malcomber. 2011. B- AND C-CLASS GENE EXPRESSION DURING CORONA DEVELOPMENT OF THE BLUE PASSIONFLOWER (PASSIFLORA CAERULEA, PASSIFLORACEAE). American Journal of Botany: 923-934.

  • Phillips, K., A. Skirpan, X. Liu, A. Christensen, T. Slewinski, C. Hudson, S. Barazesh, J. Cohen, S. Malcomber and P. McSteen. 2011. vanishing tassel2 Encodes a Grass-Specific Tryptophan Aminotransferase Required for Vegetative and Reproductive Development in Maize. PLANT CELL: 550-566.

  • Woods, D., C. Hope and S. Malcomber. 2011. Phylogenomic Analyses of the BARREN STALK1/LAX PANICLE1 (BA1/LAX1) Genes and Evidence for Their Roles During Axillary Meristem Development. Molecular Biology and Evolution: 2147-2159.

  • Gallavotti, A., S. Malcomber, C. Gaines, S. Stanfield, C. Whipple, E. Kellogg and R. Schmidt. 2011. BARREN STALK FASTIGIATE1 Is an AT-Hook Protein Required for the Formation of Maize Ears. PLANT CELL: 1756-1771.

  • Preston, J., A. Christensen, S. Malcomber and E. Kellogg. 2009. MADS-BOX GENE EXPRESSION AND IMPLICATIONS FOR DEVELOPMENTAL ORIGINS OF THE GRASS SPIKELET. American Journal of Botany: 1419-1429.

  • Malcomber, S. and C. Taylor. 2009. SYSTEMATIC REVISION OF GAERTNERA (RUBIACEAE, GAERTNEREAE). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden: 575-671.

  • Gallavotti, A., S. Barazesh, S. Malcomber, D. Hall, D. Jackson, R. Schmidt and P. McSteen. 2008. sparse inflorescence1 encodes a monocot-specific YUCCA-like gene required for vegetative and reproductive development in maize. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America: 15196-15201.

  • McSteen, P., S. Malcomber, A. Skirpan, C. Lunde, X. Wu, E. Kellogg and S. Hake. 2007. barren inflorescence2 encodes a co-ortholog of the PINOID serine/threonine kinase and is required for organogenesis during inflorescence and vegetative development in maize. Plant Physiology: 1000-1011.

  • Reinheimer, R., S. Malcomber and E. Kellogg. 2006. Evidence for distinct roles of the SEPALLATA gene LEAFY HULL STERILE1 in Eleusine indica and Megathyrsus maximus (Poaceae). Evolution & Development: 293-303.

  • Satoh-Nagasawa, N., N. Nagasawa, S. Malcomber, H. Sakai and D. Jackson. 2006. trehalose metabolic enzyme controls inflorescence architecture in maize. NATURE: 227-230.

  • Malcomber, S. and E. Kellogg. 2006. Evolution of unisexual flowers in grasses (Poaceae) and the putative sex-determination gene, TASSELSEED2 (TS2). New Phytologist: 885-899.

  • Malcomber, S., J. Preston, R. Reinheimer, J. Kossuth and E. Kellogg. 2006. Developmental gene evolution and the origin of grass inflorescence diversity. Advances in Botanical Research: Incorporating Advances in Plant Pathology, Vol 44 44: 425-481.

  • Gadberry, M., S. Malcomber, A. Doust and E. Kellogg. 2005. Primaclade - a flexible tool to find conserved PCR primers across multiple species. Bioinformatics: 1263-1264.

  • Malcomber, S. and E. Kellogg. 2005. SEPALLATA gene diversification. Trends in Plant Science: 427-435.

  • Malcomber, S. and E. Kellogg. 2004. Heterogeneous expression patterns and separate roles of the SEPALLATA gene LEAFY HULL STERILE1 in Grasses. PLANT CELL: 1692-1706.

  • Malcomber, S. 2002. Phylogeny of Gaertnera Lam. (Rubiaceae) based on multiple DNA markers. EVOLUTION: 42-57.

  • Hutchison, D., S. Malcomber and L. Pletscher. 1999. multidisciplinary investigation of the applicability of the Pleistocene herpetofaunal stability model to collared lizards (Crotaphytus collaris). Herpetological Monographs: 81-141.

  • Ganzhorn, J., S. Malcomber, O. Andrianantoanina and S. Goodman. 1997. Habitat characteristics and lemur species richness in Madagascar. BIOTROPICA: 331-343.

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Educational Background

  • 2000 – Ph.D., Washington University in Saint Louis (Evolutionary and Population Biology)

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