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Gennady   Pogorelko

Gennady Pogorelko


Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics, NI Vavilov Institute of General Genetics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, 2008

Current position

Post doctorate Research Associate, Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State University, Ames, USA


  1. Pogorelko, G. V., Mokryakova, M., Fursova, O. V., Abdeeva, I., Piruzian, E. S. and Bruskin, S. A. (2014). Characterization of three Arabidopsis thaliana immunophilin genes involved in the plant defense response against Pseudomonas syringae. Gene.
  2. Pogorelko, G., Lionetti, V., Bellincampi, D. and Zabotina, O. (2013). Cell wall integrity: targeted post-synthetic modifications to reveal its role in plant growth and defense against pathogens. Plant Signal Behav 8(9).
  3. Foudree, A., Putarjunan, A., Kambakam, S., Nolan, T., Fussell, J., Pogorelko, G. and Rodermel, S. (2012). The Mechanism of Variegation in immutans Provides Insight into Chloroplast Biogenesis. Front Plant Sci 3: 260.
  4. Pogorelko, G., Lionetti, V., Fursova, O., Sundaram, R. M., Qi, M., Whitham, S. A., Bogdanove, A. J., Bellincampi, D. and Zabotina, O. A. (2013). Arabidopsis and Brachypodium distachyon transgenic plants expressing Aspergillus nidulans acetylesterases have decreased degree of polysaccharide acetylation and increased resistance to pathogens. Plant Physiol 162(1): 9-23.
  5. Fursova, O., Potapov, V., Brouchkov, A., Pogorelko, G., Griva, G., Fursova, N. and Ignatov, S. (2012). Probiotic Activity of a Bacterial Strain Isolated from Ancient Permafrost Against Salmonella Infection in Mice. Probiotics and Antimicrobial Proteins 4(3): 145-153.
  6. Fursova, O.*, Pogorelko, G.* and Zabotina, O. A. (2012). An efficient method for transient gene expression in monocots applied to modify the Brachypodium distachyon cell wall. Ann Bot 110(1): 47-56. * Authors contribute equally
  7. Chou, Y. H., Pogorelko, G. and Zabotina, O. A. (2012). Xyloglucan xylosyltransferases XXT1, XXT2, and XXT5 and the glucan synthase CSLC4 form Golgi-localized multiprotein complexes. Plant Physiol 159(4): 1355-1366.
  8. Pogorelko, G., Fursova, O., Lin, M., Pyle, E., Jass, J. and Zabotina, O. A. (2011). Post-synthetic modification of plant cell walls by expression of microbial hydrolases in the apoplast. Plant Mol Biol 77(4-5): 433-445.
  9. Tarasov, V. A., Pogorelko, G. V. and Ogarkova, O. A. (2009). [Identification of Arabidopsis thaliana genes whose expression determines changes in the shoot structure]. Genetika 45(5): 624-630.
  10. Fursova, O. V., Pogorelko, G. V. and Tarasov, V. A. (2009). Identification of ICE2, a gene involved in cold acclimation which determines freezing tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana. Gene 429(1): 98-103.
  11. Pogorelko, G., Fursova, O. and Klimov, E. (2008). Dentification and Analysis of the Arabidopsis Thaliana Atfas4 Gene Whose Overexpression Results in the Development of A Fasciated Stem. Journal of proteomics & bioinformatics 1(7): 329.
  12. Pogorelko, G. V. and Fursova, O. V. (2008). A highly efficient miPCR method for isolating FSTs from transgenic Arabidopsis thaliana plants. J Genet 87(2): 133-140.
  13. Pogorelko, G. V., Fursova, O. V., Ogarkova, O. A. and Tarasov, V. A. (2008). A new technique for activation tagging in Arabidopsis. Gene 414(1-2): 67-75.
  14. Pogorelko, G. V., Fursova, O. V., Ogarkova, O. A. and Tarasov, V. A. (2007). New vector system for induction of gene expression in dicotyledonous plants. Genetika 43(2): 194-201.
  15. Ogarkova, O. A., Tomilov, A. A., Tomilova, N. B. and Tarasov, V. A. (2005). Identification of the gene whose mutation leads to the appearance of recessive lethal germlings in Arabidopsis thaliana. Ontogenez 36(3): 222-224.
  16. Ogarkova, O. A., Tomilov, A. A., Tomilova, N. B., Pogorelko, G. V. and Tarasov, V. A. (2005). Identification of the gene whose mutation leads to the morphological changes in the hypocotyl of Arabidopsis thaliana. Genetika 41(2): 166-170.
  17. Fursova, O., Pogorelko, G., Avsyuk, A. Y., Tomilova, N., Tomilov, A., Tarasov, V. and Ogarkova, O. (2004). Identification of the potential gene that controlling cotyledon development in Arabidopsis thaliana seedlings. Dokl Biol Sci. 395:161-2.
Protocols by Gennady Pogorelko
  1. Assays for Determination of Acetylesterase Activity and Specificity Using pNP-acetyl and Acetylated Polysaccharides as Substrates