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Renate   Weizbauer

Renate Weizbauer


Ph.D. in Horticulture, Purdue University, Indiana, 2011

Current position

I am currently a post doctoral researcher at the Carnegie Institution for Science at Stanford, CA, working with David Ehrhardt. I am interested in how the microtubule cytoskeleton and the cell wall are involved in regulating cell expansion.


  1. Weizbauer, R., Peters, W. S. and Schulz, B. (2011). Geometric constraints and the anatomical interpretation of twisted plant organ phenotypes. Front Plant Sci 2: 62.
  2. Hartwig, T., Chuck, G. S., Fujioka, S., Klempien, A., Weizbauer, R., Potluri, D. P., Choe, S., Johal, G. S. and Schulz, B. (2011). Brassinosteroid control of sex determination in maize. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108(49): 19814-19819.
  3. Gutensohn, M., Klempien, A., Kaminaga, Y., Nagegowda, D. A., Negre-Zakharov, F., Huh, J. H., Luo, H., Weizbauer, R., Mengiste, T., Tholl, D. and Dudareva, N. (2011). Role of aromatic aldehyde synthase in wounding/herbivory response and flower scent production in different Arabidopsis ecotypes. Plant J 66(4): 591-602.
  4. Dilkes, B. P., Spielman, M., Weizbauer, R., Watson, B., Burkart-Waco, D., Scott, R. J. and Comai, L. (2008). The maternally expressed WRKY transcription factor TTG2 controls lethality in interploidy crosses of Arabidopsis. PLoS Biol 6(12): 2707-2720.