Kirsten Bomblies

Summary

Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Arabidopsis: a model genus for speciation
    Kirsten Bomblies
    Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, 72076, Tubingen, Germany
    Curr Opin Genet Dev 17:500-4. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Hybrid incompatibility: when opposites attract with a fatal outcome
    Kirsten Bomblies
    Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tubingen, Germany
    Curr Biol 16:R542-4. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Hybrid necrosis: autoimmunity as a potential gene-flow barrier in plant species
    Kirsten Bomblies
    Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Spemanstrasse 37 39, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Nat Rev Genet 8:382-93. 2007
  4. pmc Arabidopsis and relatives as models for the study of genetic and genomic incompatibilities
    Kirsten Bomblies
    Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:1815-23. 2010
  5. pmc Genetic architecture of flowering-time variation in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Patrice A Salome
    Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tubingen, Germany
    Genetics 188:421-33. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Activation of the Arabidopsis thaliana Immune System by Combinations of Common ACD6 Alleles
    Marco Todesco
    Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tubingen, Germany
    PLoS Genet 10:e1004459. 2014
  7. pmc Complex evolutionary events at a tandem cluster of Arabidopsis thaliana genes resulting in a single-locus genetic incompatibility
    Lisa M Smith
    Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tubingen, Germany
    PLoS Genet 7:e1002164. 2011
  8. pmc Local-scale patterns of genetic variability, outcrossing, and spatial structure in natural stands of Arabidopsis thaliana
    Kirsten Bomblies
    Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tubingen, Germany
    PLoS Genet 6:e1000890. 2010
  9. pmc Autoimmune response as a mechanism for a Dobzhansky-Muller-type incompatibility syndrome in plants
    Kirsten Bomblies
    Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tubingen, Germany
    PLoS Biol 5:e236. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint HUA2 caused natural variation in shoot morphology of A. thaliana
    Qing Wang
    Department of Biology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Biol 17:1513-9. 2007

Research Grants

  1. Genetics of reproductive isolation in Arabidopsis
    KIRSTEN BOMBLIES YANT; Fiscal Year: 2007

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Arabidopsis: a model genus for speciation
    Kirsten Bomblies
    Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, 72076, Tubingen, Germany
    Curr Opin Genet Dev 17:500-4. 2007
    ..thaliana and improvements in tools and technology applied to its close relatives are opening doors for combining experimental and comparative analyses to elucidate fundamental mechanisms of evolution...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hybrid incompatibility: when opposites attract with a fatal outcome
    Kirsten Bomblies
    Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tubingen, Germany
    Curr Biol 16:R542-4. 2006
    ..Why do crosses between closely related species fail? Recent results suggest that mis-regulation of gene silencing contributes to hybrid failure...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hybrid necrosis: autoimmunity as a potential gene-flow barrier in plant species
    Kirsten Bomblies
    Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Spemanstrasse 37 39, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Nat Rev Genet 8:382-93. 2007
    ..We survey the extensive literature on this topic and present the hypothesis that hybrid necrosis can result from autoimmunity, perhaps as a pleiotropic effect of evolution of genes that are involved in pathogen response...
  4. pmc Arabidopsis and relatives as models for the study of genetic and genomic incompatibilities
    Kirsten Bomblies
    Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:1815-23. 2010
    ..In the near future, all these studies will be greatly empowered by complete genome sequences not only for all members of this relatively small genus, but also for many different individuals within each species...
  5. pmc Genetic architecture of flowering-time variation in Arabidopsis thaliana
    Patrice A Salome
    Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tubingen, Germany
    Genetics 188:421-33. 2011
    ..While this finding parallels results obtained for maize, in contrast to maize much of the variation in flowering time in A. thaliana appears to be due to large-effect alleles...
  6. ncbi request reprint Activation of the Arabidopsis thaliana Immune System by Combinations of Common ACD6 Alleles
    Marco Todesco
    Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tubingen, Germany
    PLoS Genet 10:e1004459. 2014
    ..In addition, such hybrids occur in these populations in the wild. The extensive functional variation among ACD6 alleles points to a central role of this locus in fine-tuning pathogen defenses in natural populations. ..
  7. pmc Complex evolutionary events at a tandem cluster of Arabidopsis thaliana genes resulting in a single-locus genetic incompatibility
    Lisa M Smith
    Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tubingen, Germany
    PLoS Genet 7:e1002164. 2011
    ..Our work provides insights into how tandem arrays, which are particularly prone to frequent, complex rearrangements, can produce genetic novelty...
  8. pmc Local-scale patterns of genetic variability, outcrossing, and spatial structure in natural stands of Arabidopsis thaliana
    Kirsten Bomblies
    Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tubingen, Germany
    PLoS Genet 6:e1000890. 2010
    ..Our findings have important implications for sampling and interpreting diversity among A. thaliana accessions...
  9. pmc Autoimmune response as a mechanism for a Dobzhansky-Muller-type incompatibility syndrome in plants
    Kirsten Bomblies
    Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tubingen, Germany
    PLoS Biol 5:e236. 2007
    ..Moreover, our finding that plant immune-system genes are involved in hybrid necrosis suggests that selective pressures related to host-pathogen conflict might cause the evolution of gene flow barriers in plants...
  10. ncbi request reprint HUA2 caused natural variation in shoot morphology of A. thaliana
    Qing Wang
    Department of Biology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Biol 17:1513-9. 2007
    ..Natural variation in HUA2 activity thus coordinates changes in two important life-history traits, flowering time and shoot morphology...
  11. pmc Pleiotropic effects of the duplicate maize FLORICAULA/LEAFY genes zfl1 and zfl2 on traits under selection during maize domestication
    Kirsten Bomblies
    Department of Genetics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 53706, USA
    Genetics 172:519-31. 2006
    ..The results suggest that zfl2 activity is important for the QTL effect, supporting zfl2 as a candidate gene for a role in morphological evolution of maize...
  12. pmc The origin of the naked grains of maize
    Huai Wang
    Laboratory of Genetics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Nature 436:714-9. 2005
    ..Our results demonstrate that modest genetic changes in single genes can induce dramatic changes in phenotype during domestication and evolution...
  13. ncbi request reprint Molecular evolution of FLORICAULA/LEAFY orthologs in the Andropogoneae (Poaceae)
    Kirsten Bomblies
    Department of Genetics, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 22:1082-94. 2005
    ..mays ssp. parviglumis), and found no evidence for selection pressure resulting from maize domestication within the zfl2-coding region...
  14. ncbi request reprint The 35S promoter used in a selectable marker gene of a plant transformation vector affects the expression of the transgene
    So Yeon Yoo
    Plant Signaling Network Research Center, School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Korea University, Seoul, 136 701, Korea
    Planta 221:523-30. 2005
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  15. ncbi request reprint Duplicate FLORICAULA/LEAFY homologs zfl1 and zfl2 control inflorescence architecture and flower patterning in maize
    Kirsten Bomblies
    Labortory of Genetics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Development 130:2385-95. 2003
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  16. ncbi request reprint Interaction of LEAFY, AGAMOUS and TERMINAL FLOWER1 in maintaining floral meristem identity in Arabidopsis
    Francois Parcy
    Plant Biology Laboratory, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
    Development 129:2519-27. 2002
    ..These observations contrast with previous findings that LEAFY acts as a direct activator of floral homeotic genes, supporting the hypothesis that the transcriptional activity of LEAFY is dependent on specific co-regulators...

Research Grants1

  1. Genetics of reproductive isolation in Arabidopsis
    KIRSTEN BOMBLIES YANT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..I will also analyze the population dynamics and molecular evolution of the incompatibility alleles to ask whether they have adaptive value to the parental strains. ..