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Burkhard Schulz

Botany and Plant Pathology 

  • Project Manager

Area of Expertise: Plant Biochemical and Molecular Genetics

  • HORT 301, Plant Physiology
  • BTNY 553/HORT 553, Plant Growth and Development
  • HORT 491, Plany Physiology Research Projects

PULSe - Interdisciplinary Life Science Training Group

Video Project - Teaching and Outreach

Awards & Honors

(2008) Winner of Educational Booth Competition at Plant Biology 2008, Merida, Mexico. American Society of Plant Biologists.

(2009) Winner of Chlorofilms first prize. Plant science video competition.

(2009) Winner of Chlorofilms runner-up prize. Plant science video competition.

(2009) Winner of the scientist 2009 video awards. The future of science videos.

Patents

Schulz, B. (2000). DNA sequence of a protein that is similar to FKBP. U.S. Patent No. 1159425. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Schulz, B. (2000). DNA-Sequenz kodierend ein FKBP-ähnliches Protein sowie Mutanten in Arabidopsis thaliana für dieses Gen.. U.S. Patent No. 19907 598.A1. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Schulz, B. (2000). DNA-Sequenz kodierend ein FKBP-ähnliches Protein sowie Mutanten in Arabidopsis thaliana für dieses Gen.. U.S. Patent No. 19907 598.A1. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Schulz, B. (2000). Method for producing plants with an increased tolerance to drought stress and plants with an increased transpiration. U.S. Patent No. 1401 EP. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Selected Publications

Murphy, A. S., Peer, W., & Schulz, B. (2010). The plant plasma membrane. Plant Cell Monographs (Vol. 0). Heidelberg, Berlin, New York: Springer.

Cheon, J. N., Park, S. Y., Schulz, B., & Choe, S. (2010). Arabidopsis brassinosteroid biosynthetic mutant dwarf7-1 exhibits slower rate of cell division and shoot induction. BMC Plant Biology, 2010(10), 270. Retrieved from www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2229/10/270

Frommer, W. B., Schulz, B., & Murphy, A. S. (2010). Evaluating the function of putative hormone transporters. Plant Signal. Behavior, 4(2), 42-43.

Kadam, U. S., Irudayaraj, J., Schulz, B., & Lossie, A. C. (in press). Gene expression analysis using conventional and imaging methods. In RNA Technologies. Heidelberg, Berlin, New York: Springer.

Hartwig, T., Corvalan, C., Best, N. B., Budka, J. S., Zhu, J. Y., Choe, S., & Schulz, B. (2012). Propiconazole is a specific and accessible brassinosteroid (BR) biosynthesis inhibitor for Arabidopsis and maize. PLoS ONE, 7, e36625. Retrieved from http://www.plosone.org/article/authors/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0036625

Hartwig, T., Chuck, G., Fujioka, S., Klempien, A., Weizbauer, R., Prasad Potluri, D., . . . Schulz, B. (2011). Brassinosteroid control of sex determination in maize. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 108(49), 19814-19819.

Weizbauer, R., Peters, W., & Schulz, B. (2011). Geometric constrains and the anatomical interpretation of twisted plant organ phenotypes. Frontiers in Plant Physiology, 2, 62. Retrieved from http://www.frontiersin.org/plant_physiology/10.3389/fpls.2011.00062/abstract

Maharjan, P. M., Schulz, B., & Choe, S. (2011). BIN2/DWF12 antagonistically transduces brassinosteroid and auxin signals in the root of Arabidopsis. Journal of Plant Biology, 54, 126-134.

Banks, J., Nishiyama, T., Hasebe, M., Bowman, J., Gribskov, M., DePamphilis, C., . . . Grigoriev, I. (2011). The compact Selaginella genome identifies changes in gene content associated with the evolution. Science, 332, 960-963.

Best, N. B., Hartwig, T., Budka, J. S., Brown, E., Aldridge, A., Strong, W., . . . Schulz, B. (2010). A pharmalogical approach to isolate brassinosteroid biosynthesis and signaling mutants in maize. Maize Genetic Conference Abstracts 52:P1, 42. Retrieved from http://www.maizegdb.org/cgi-bin/displayrefrecord.cgi?id=1280174