Selected Publications

1. Shanmukhan AP, Mathew MM, Aiyaz M, Varaparambathu V, Kareem A, Radhakrishnan D, Prasad K*, (2021) Regulation of touch-stimulated de novo root regeneration from Arabidopsis leaves, Plant Physiology, kiab286 (Selected as Plant Physiology Article of the Week by American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB))

2. Mathew MM, Prasad K*. (2021) Model systems for regeneration: Arabidopsis. Development. 148 (6), dev195347

3. Radhakrishnan, D., Shanmukhan, AP., Kareem, A., Aiyaz, M., Varapparambathu, V., Toms, A., Kerstens, M., Valsakumar, D., Landge, AN., Shaji, A., Mathew, MK., Sawchuk MG., Scarpella, E., Krizek, BA., Efroni, I., Mähönen, AP., Willemsen, V., Scheres, B., Prasad K*. (2020) A coherent feed forward loop drives vascular regeneration in damaged aerial organs growing in normal developmental-context. Development. 147: dev185710. (Selected for the highlights of the issue and featured on cover)

4. Durgaprasad, K., Roy, MV., Venugopal, MA., Kareem, A., Raj K., Willemsen, V., Mähönen, AP., Scheres, B., Prasad, K*. (2019) Gradient expression of transcription factor Imposes a boundary on organ regeneration potential in plants.
Cell Reports. 29(2): 453-463.e3. doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2019.08.099. (Featured on Cover, Recommended by F1000 Prime)

5. Pallipurath, AS., Mathew, MM., Radhakrishnan, D., Prasad, K*. (2020) Regrowing the damaged or lost body parts. Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 53:117‐127. doi:10.1016/j.pbi.2019.12.007.

6. Radhakrishnan, D., Kareem, A., Durgaprasad, K., Sreeraj, E., Sugimoto, K., Prasad, K*. (2018). Shoot regeneration:a journey from acquisition of competence to completion. Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 41, 23-31. doi: 10.1016/j.pbi.2017.08.001.

7. Santuari, L., Sanchez-Perez, G.F., Luijten, M., Rutjens, B., Terpstra, I., Berke, L., Gorte, M., Prasad, K., Bao, J.L., Timmermans-Hereijgers, K., Maeo, K., Nakamura, A., Shimotohno, A., Pencik, O., Novak, K., Ljung, S., van Heesch, E., de Bruijn, E., Cuppen, V., Willemsen, A.P., Mähönen, W., Lukowitz, B., Snel, BD., de Ridder, B., Scheres, R., Heidstra. (2016). The PLETHORA Gene Regulatory Network Guides Growth and Cell Differentiation in Arabidopsis Roots. Plant Cell. 28(12), 2937-2951. (Featured on cover)

8. Siligato, R., Wang, X., Yadav, SR., Lehesranta, S., Ma, G., Ursache, R., Sevilem, I., Zhang, J., Gorte, M., Prasad, K., Wrzaczek, M., Heidstra, R., Murphy, A., Scheres, B., Mahonen, A.P. (2016) MultiSite Gateway-Compatible Cell Type-Specific Gene- Inducible System for Plants. Plant physiology.1702:627-641.

9. Kareem, A., Durgaprasad, K., Sugimoto. K., Du, Y., Pulianmackal, AJ., Trivedi, ZB., Abhayadev, PV., Pinon, V., Meyerowitz, EM., Scheres, B., Prasad, K*. (2015) PLETHORA genes control regeneration by a two-step mechanism. Current Biology. 25, 1017-1030. (Featured on Cover)

10. Mähönen, AP., Tusscher, KT., Siligato, R., Smetana, O., Díaz-Triviño, S., Salojärvi, J., Wachsman, G., Prasad, K., Heidstra, R., Scheres, B. (2014) PLETHORA gradient formation mechanism separates auxin responses. Nature. 515, 125-129

11. Hofhuis, H., Laskowski, M., Du, Y., Prasad, K., Grigg, S., Pinon V, Scheres B. (2013) Phyllotaxis and Rhizotaxis in Arabidopsis Are Modified by Three PLETHORA Transcription Factors. Current Biology. 23, 956-962.

12. Pinon, V., Prasad, K., Grigg, SP., Sanchez-Perez, GF., Scheres, B. (2013) Local auxin biosynthesis regulation by PLETHORA transcription factors controls phyllotaxis in Arabidopsis. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences USA. 110, 1107-112.

13. Prasad, K., Grigg, SP., Barkoulas, M., Yadav, RK., Sanchez-Perez, GF., Pinon, V., Blilou, I., Hofhuis, HF., Dhonukshe, P., Galinha, C., Mähönen, AP., Muller, WH., Raman, S., Verkleij, AJ., Snel, B., Reddy, GV., Tsiantis, M., Scheres, B. (2011) Arabidopsis PLETHORA transcription factors control phyllotaxis. Current Biology. 21, 1123-1128 (Recommended by F1000)(Highlighted in - Phyllotaxis: in search of the golden angle)

14. Dhonukshe, P., Huang, F., Galvan-Ampudia, CS., Mähönen, AP., Kleine-Vehn, J., Xu, J., Quint, A., Prasad, K., Friml, J., Scheres, B., Offringa, R. (2010) Plasma membrane-bound AGC3 kinases phosphorylate PIN auxin carriers at TPRXS(N/S) motifs to direct apical PIN recycling. Development. 137, 3245-3255.

15. Rao, NN., Prasad, K, Kumar, PR., Vijayraghavan, U. (2008). Distinct regulatory role for RFL, the rice LFY homolog, in determining flowering time and plant architecture. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences USA. 105, 3646-3651.

16. Prasad, K., and Vijayraghavan, U. (2003) Double-stranded RNA interference of a rice PI/GLO paralog, OsMADS2, uncovers its second whorl-specific function in floral organ patterning. Genetics. 165, 2301-2305.

17. Nandi, A.K., Kushalappa, K., Prasad, K., Vijayraghavan, U. (2000) A conserved function for Arabidopsis SUPERMAN in regulating floral-whorl cell proliferation in rice, a monocotyledonous plant. Current Biology. 10, 215-218.



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Recent Publications

● Radhakrishnan D, Shanmukhan AP, Kareem A, Aiyaz M, Varapparambathu V, Toms A, Kerstens M, Valsakumar D, Landge AN, Shaji A, Mathew MK, Sawchuk MG, Scarpella E, Krizek BA, Efroni I, Mähönen AP, Willemsen V, Scheres B, Prasad K*. (2020) A coherent feed-forward loop drives vascular regeneration in damaged aerial organs of plants growing in a normal developmental context. Development. 147(6):dev185710. doi:10.1242/dev.185710 (Selected for highlights of the issue and Featured on Cover)
https://dev.biologists.org/content/147/6/dev185710

● Shanmukhan AP, Mathew MM, Radhakrishnan D, Aiyaz M, Prasad K*. (2020) Regrowing the damaged or lost body parts. Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 53:117‐127. doi:10.1016/j.pbi.2019.12.007
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1369526619301220

● Durgaprasad K, Roy MV, Venugopal MA, Kareem A, Raj K, Willemsen V, Mähönen AP, Scheres B, Prasad K*. Gradient Expression of Transcription Factor Imposes a Boundary on Organ Regeneration Potential in Plants.
Cell Reports. 2019;29(2):453‐463.e3. doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2019.08.099 (Recommended by F1000 and Featured on Cover)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211124719311611

● Radhakrishnan D, Kareem A, Durgaprasad K, Sreeraj E, Sugimoto K, Prasad K*. (2018) Shoot regeneration: a journey from acquisition of competence to completion. Current Opinion Plant Biology. 41:23‐31. doi:10.1016/j.pbi.2017.08.001
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S136952661730095X

● Kareem A, Durgaprasad K, Sugimoto K, Du Y, Pulianmackal AJ, Trivedi ZB, Abhayadev PV, Pinon V, Meyerowitz EM, Scheres B, Prasad K*. (2015) PLETHORA Genes Control Regeneration by a Two-Step Mechanism. Current Biology. 25(8):1017‐1030. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2015.02.022 (Featured on Cover)
https://www.cell.com/current-biology/references/S0960-9822(15)00161-X

● Santuari L, Sanchez-Perez GF, Luijten M, Rutjens B, Terpstra I, Berke L, Gorte M, Prasad K, Bao D, Timmermans-Hereijgers JLPM, Maeo K, Nakamura K, Shimotohno A, Pencik A, Novak O, Ljung K, Heesch SV, de Bruijn E, Cuppen E, Willemsen V, Mähönen AP, Lukowitz W, Snel B, de Ridder D, Scheres B, Heidstra R (2016) The PLETHORA Gene Regulatory Network Guides Growth and Cell Differentiation in Arabidopsis Roots. Plant Cell. 28(12):2937‐2951. doi:10.1105/tpc.16.00656 (Featured on Cover)
http://www.plantcell.org/content/28/12/2937

● Mähönen AP, Ten Tusscher K, Siligato R, Smetana O, Díaz-Triviño S, Salojärvi J, Wachsman G, Prasad K, Heidstra R, Scheres B. (2014) PLETHORA gradient formation mechanism separates auxin responses. Nature. 515(7525):125‐129. doi:10.1038/nature13663
https://www.nature.com/articles/nature13663

Vacancies

Inquiries from prospective students, graduate trainees, postdocs and visitors are welcome.
Please email on kalika.prasad@iiserpune.ac.in with your detailed cv and an outline of your interests.