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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Camille M Steber
Wheat Genetics, Quality Physiology and Disease Research
Research Plant Molecular Geneticist

Phone: (509) 335-2887
Fax: (509) 335-2553
Room 209
JOHNSON HALL, WSU
PULLMAN, WA, 99164-6420

Projects
Genetic Improvement of Wheat and Barley for Resistance to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424575
Genetics of Wheat Responses to Abiotic and Biotic Stress
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 421792

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Registration of Zak ERA8 soft white spring wheat germplasm with enhanced response to ABA and increased seed dormancy Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martinez, S., Schramm, E.C., Harris, T.J., Kidwell, K.K., Garland Campbell, K.A., Steber, C.M. 2014. Registration of Zak ERA8 soft white spring wheat germplasm with enhanced response to ABA and increased seed dormancy. Journal of Plant Registrations. 8(2)217-220. DOI: 10.3198/jpr2013.09.0060crg.
The roles of the GA receptors GID1a, GID1b, and GID1c in sly1-independent GA signaling Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hauvermale, A., Ariizumi, T., Steber, C.M. 2014. The roles of the GA receptors GID1a, GID1b, and GID1c in sly1-independent GA signaling. Plant Signaling and Behavior. 9:e28030; PMID: 24521922.
Lifting DELLA repression of Arabidopsis seed germination by nonproteolytic gibberellin signaling Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ariizumi, T., Hauvermale, A.L., Nelson, S.K., Hanada, A., Yamaguchi, S., Steber, C.M. 2013. Lifting DELLA repression of Arabidopsis seed germination by nonproteolytic gibberellin signaling. Plant Physiology. 162(4):2125-39. doi: 10.1104/pp.113.219451.
Increased ABA sensitivity results in higher seed dormancy in soft white spring wheat cultivar ‘Zak’ - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schramm, E.C., Nelson, S.K., Kidwell, K.K., Steber, C.M. 2012. Increased ABA sensitivity results in higher seed dormancy in soft white spring wheat cultivar ‘Zak’. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 126(3):791-803 Available: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00122-012-2018-0/fulltext.html.
Gibberellin signaling: a theme and variations on DELLA repression - (Review Article)
Hauvermale, A.L., Ariizumi, T., Steber, C.M. 2012. Gibberellin signaling: a theme and variations on DELLA repression. Plant Physiology. 160:83-92 Available: http://www.plantphysiol.org/content/160/1/83.
Wheat ABA-insensitive mutants result in reduced grain dormancy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schramm, E., Nelson, S.K., Steber, C.M. 2012. Wheat ABA-insensitive mutants result in reduced grain dormancy. Euphytica. 188(1),35-49. Published online March 31, 2012.
Concerted action of two avirulent spore effectors activates Reaction to Puccinia graminis 1 (Rpg1)-mediated cereal stem rust resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nirmala, J., Drader, T., Lawrence, P.K., Yin, C., Hulbert, S., Steber, C.M., Steffenson, B.J., Szabo, L.J., Von Wettstein, D., Kleinhofs, A. 2011. Concerted action of two avirulent spore effectors activates Reaction to Puccinia graminis 1 (Rpg1)-mediated cereal stem rust resistance. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 108(35):14676-81.
Mutations in the F-box gene SNEEZY result in decreased arabidopsis GA signaling - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ariizumi, T., Steber, C.M. 2011. Mutations in the F-box gene SNEEZY result in decreased arabidopsis GA signaling. Plant Signaling and Behavior. 6(6):831-833.
Investigating the role of ABA signaling in wheat drought tolerance Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Pan, W., Schramm, E., Murphy, L.R., Garland Campbell, K.A., Steber, C.M. 2011. Investigating the role of ABA signaling in wheat drought tolerance. Meeting Abstract. www.intl-pag.org.
The role of two F-box proteins, SLEEPY1 and SNEEZY, in arabidopsis GA signaling - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ariizumi, T., Lawrence, P.K., Steber, C.M. 2011. The role of two F-box proteins, SLEEPY1 and SNEEZY, in arabidopsis GA signaling. Plant Physiology. 115:765-775.
Gibberellin Signaling: a Wake-up Call for Seed Germination Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Ariizumi, T., Steber, C.M. 2010. Gibberellin Signaling: a Wake-up Call for Seed Germination. Meeting Abstract. www.york.ac.uk/org/cnap/ISSS/ISSSseeddormancy.html.
Isolation of ABA-responsive mutants in allohexaploid bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.): Drawing connections to grain dormancy, preharvest sprouting, and drought tolerance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schramm, E.C., Abellera, J.C., Strader, L., Garland Campbell, K.A., Steber, C.M. 2010. Isolation of ABA-responsive mutants in allohexaploid bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.): Drawing connections to grain dormancy, preharvest sprouting, and drought tolerance. Plant Science. 179:620-629.
Isolation of ABA hypersensitive mutants in allhexaploid breadwheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abellera, J.C., Strader, L.C., Schramm, E., Garland Campbell, K.A., Steber, C.M. 2010. Isolation of ABA hypersensitive mutants in allhexaploid breadwheat. Genetics. 179:620-629.
Relieving DELLA Repression of Stem Elongation and Flowering, Evidence for a Proteolysis Independent Mechanism for GA signaling Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Ariizumi, T., Steber, C.M. 2009. Relieving DELLA Repression of Stem Elongation and Flowering, Evidence for a Proteolysis Independent Mechanism for GA signaling. Meeting Abstract. www.aspb.org/meetings/pb-2009.
Rhizoctonia Resistant Wheat -- Potential New Resources for Control for Soilborne Pathogens. - (Abstract Only) - (20-May-09)
Evidence for stable transformation of wheat by floraldip in Agrobacterium tumefaciens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zale, J., Agarwal, S., Loar, S., Steber, C.M. 2009. Evidence for stable transformation of wheat by floraldip in Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Plant Cell Reports 28(6):903-913. DOI 10.1007/s00299-009-0696-0.
EMS-treated hexaploid wheat genotype Scarlet has enhanced tolerance to the soilborne necrotrophic pathogens Rhizoctonia solani AG-8 and R. oryzae. 2009. Theor. Appl. Genet. 119(February): 293-303 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Okubara, P.A., Steber, C.M., Demacon, V.L., Walter, N., Paulitz, T.C., Kidwell, K.K. EMS-treated hexaploid wheat genotype Scarlet has enhanced tolerance to the soilborne necrotrophic pathogens Rhizoctonia solani AG-8 and R. oryzae. 2009. Theor. Appl. Genet. 119(February): 293-303. Theoretical and Applied Genetics.
Chapter 6: Floral Transformation of Wheat - (Book / Chapter)
Zale, J., Agarwal, S., Loar, S., Steber, C.M. 2008. Floral Transformation of Wheat, Chapter 6, pp. 105-113. IN: Huw D. Jones and Peter R. Shewry (eds.) Methods in Molecular Biology, Transgenic Wheat, Barley and Oats. Humana Press, New York, NY.
Controlling Soilborne Pathogens in Wheat Production Systems - (Abstract Only)
Okubara, P.A., Schroeder, K.L., Paulitz, T.C., Steber, C.M., Kidwell, K. 2008. Controlling Soilborne Pathogens in Wheat Production Systems. Washington State University College of Agriculture and Home Economics. Page 37.
EMS-generated Rhizoctonia resistance in an adapted wheat - (Abstract Only)
Okubara, P.A., Steber, C.M., Paulitz, T.C., Kidwell, K.K. 2008. Ems-generated rhizoctonia resistance in an adapted wheat. Journal of Plant Pathology. S.350.(2)
Proteolysis-independent down-regulation of DELLA repression by the gibberellin receptor GID1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ariizumi, T., Murase, K., Sun, T.P., Steber, C.M. 2008. Proteolysis-independent down-regulation of DELLA repression by the gibberellin receptor GID1. The Plant Cell, 20(9):2447-59.
Molecular aspects of seed dormancy - (Review Article)
Finkelstein, R., Reeves, W., Ariizumi, T., Steber, C.M. 2008. Molecular aspects of seed dormancy. Annu. Rev. Plant Biol. 59:387-415.
Aba and GA Signaling, Bridging the Gap Between Wheat and Arabidopsis. - (Abstract Only)
Schramm, E., Abellera, J., Strader, L.C., Steber, C.M. 2008. Aba and ga signaling, bridging the gap between wheat and arabidopsis.. Plant and Animal Genome Abstracts, Jan 12-16, San Diego, CA. W226.
Aba and GA Signaling, Bridging the Gap Between Wheat and Arabidopsis - (Abstract Only)
Steber, C.M., Schramm, E., Abellera, J., Strader, L.C. 2007. Aba and ga signaling, bridging the gap between wheat and arabidopsis. Translational Seed Biology: From Model Systems to Crop Improvement, UC Davis, CA, Sept. 12-20. Invited Presentation.
Rgl2 Protein Does Not Disappear During Sly1 Mutant Seed Germination - (Abstract Only)
Ariizumi, T., Steber, C.M. 2007. Rgl2 protein does not disappear during sly1 mutant seed germination. International Conference on Plant Growth Substances Proceedings, July 21-25, Puerta Vallerta, Mexico, MS705.
A Comparative Study of Two F-Box Proteins, Sleepy1 and Sneezy in GA Signaling - (Abstract Only)
Ariizumi, T., Steber, C.M. 2007. A comparative study of two f-box proteins, sleepy1 and sneezy in ga signaling. International Conference on Plant Growth Substances Proceedings, July 21-25, Puerta Vallerta, Mexico, PS1128.
Seed germination of GA-insensitive sleepy1 mutants does not require RGL2 protein disappearance in Arabidopsis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ariizumi, T., Steber, C.M. 2007. Seed germination of GA-insensitive sleepy1 mutants does not require RGL2 protein disappearance in Arabidopsis. The Plant Cell 19, 791-804.
The role of the GA signaling SLY1 in Arabidopsis seed germination - (Abstract Only)
Steber, C.M. 2006. The role of the GA signaling SLY1 in Arabidopsis seed germination. Seed Biology: Advances and Applications. W1168 Seed Biology Group, San Antonio, TX, Dec 1-4, pg. 127.
Ubiquitin Becomes Ubiquitous in GA Signaling - (Book / Chapter)
Ariizumi, T., Steber, C.M. 2006. Ubiquitin becomes ubiquitous in GA signaling, In: Taiz, L. and Zeiger, E., editors. Plant Physiology 4th Edition, Sunderland, MA: Sinauer Associates. 20:20.3.
The Role of the Sleepy1 (Sly1) F-Box Gene in GA Regulation of Seed Germination in Arabidopsis - (Abstract Only)
Ariizumi, T., Schramm, E., Steber, C.M. 2006. The role of the sleepy1 (sly1) f-box gene in ga regulation of seed germination in arabidopsis. Arabidopsis Res Intern Conference Proceedings. June 28-July 2, Madison, WI. Abst #378.
Chapter 11, De-Repression of Seed Germination by GA Signaling - (Book / Chapter)
Steber, C.M. 2006. Chapter 11: De-repression of seed germination by ga signaling. In: Seed Development, Dormancy and Germination. Eds. Kent Bradford and Hiroyuki Nonogaki. pgs 248-263. Blackwell Publishing, London, UK.
Gibberellin Metabolism and Signaling - (Book / Chapter)
Thomas, S.G., Rieu, I., Steber, C.M. 2005. Gibberellin metabolism and signaling. Chapter 9 In: Plant Hormones; Vitamins and Hormones Advances in Research and Applications. Ed. Gerald Litwack. Elsevier Publishing, Boston, MA. 72:289-339.
Recessive-Interfering Mutations in the Gibberellin Signaling Gene Sleepy1 Are Rescued by Overexpression of Its Homologue Sneezy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Strader, L., Ritchie, S., Soule, J.D., Mcginnis, K.M., Steber, C.M. 2004. Recessive-interfering mutations in the ga-response gene sleepy1 are rescued by overexpression of its homologue sneezy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 101:12771-12776.
The Arabidopsis F-Box Protein Sleepy1 Targets Gibberellin Signaling Repressors for Gibberellin-Induced Degradation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dill, A., Thomas, S.G., Hu, J., Steber, C.M., Sun, T.P. 2004. The arabidopsis f-box protein sleepy1 targets gibberellin signaling repressors for gibberellin-induced degradation. The Plant Cell. 16:1392-1405.
The Organization and Rate of Evolution of the Wheat Transcriptome Are Correlated with Recombination Rates Along Chromosome Arms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
AKHUNOV, E.D., LAZO, G.R., CHAO, S., ANDERSON, O.D., GUSTAFSON, J.P., WALKER-SIMMONS, M.K., STEBER, C.M. THE ORGANIZATION AND RATE OF EVOLUTION OF THE WHEAT TRANSCRIPTOME ARE CORRELATED WITH RECOMBINATION RATES ALONG CHROMOSOME ARMS. GENOME RESEARCH. 2003. V. 13(5). P. 753-763.
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