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Natalia Dudareva


  • Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry

Horticulture and Landscape Architecture 

  • Distinguished Professor of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture

Area of Expertise: Plant Molecular Biology

Courses currently taught:

  • HORT/BTNY 64000, Metabolic Plant Physiology

Awards & Honors

(2018) Herbert Newby McCoy Award. Purdue University.

(2016) Alexander von Humboldt Research Award. Germany.

(2016) Medal for XV Chailakhyan Lecture 2016. Institute of Plant Physiology, Russian Academy of Sciences.

Selected Publications

Boachon, B., Lynch, J. H., Ray, S., Yuan, J., Caldo, K., Junker, R. R., . . . Doudareva, N. (2019). Natural fumigation as a mechanism for volatile transport between flower organs. Nature Chemical Biology, (15), 583-588.

Qian, Y., Lynch, J. H., Guo, L., Rhodes, D., Morgan, J. A., & Doudareva, N. (2019). Completion of the cytosolic post-chorismate phenylalanine biosynthetic pathway in plants. Nature Communications.

Wang, P., Guo, L., Jaini, R., Klempien, A., McCoy, R. M., Morgan, J. A., . . . Chapple, C. (2018). A 13C isotope labeling method for the measurement of lignin metabolic flux in Arabidopsis stems. Plant Methods, 14, 51. doi:10.1186/s13007-018-0318-3

Doudareva, N. (2019). Biosynthesis of methyleugenol and methylisoeugenol in Daucus carota leaves: Characterization of eugenol/isoeugenol synthase and O-Methyltransferase. Phytochemistry.

Henry, L. K., Thomas, S. T., Widhalm, J. R., Davis, T., Kessler, S. A., Bohlmann, J., . . . Doudareva, N. (2018). Role of isopentenyl phosphate in terpenoid homeostasis. Nature Plants, (4), 721-729.

Adebesin, F., Widhalm, J. R., Lynch, J. H., McCoy, R., & Doudareva, N. (2018). A peroxisomal thioesterase plays auxiliary roles in plant β-oxidative benzoic acid metabolism. (93), 905-916.

Doudareva, N., Guo, L., Wang, P., Jaini, R., Chapple, C., & Morgan, J. A. (2018). Dynamic modeling of subcellular phenylpropanoid metabolism in Arabidopsis lignifying cells. Metabolic engineering.

Doudareva, N., Lynch, J. H., Orlova, I., Zhao, C., Guo, L., Jaini, R., . . . Pichersky, E. (2017). Multifaceted plant responses to circumvent Phe hyperaccumulation by downregulation of flux through the shikimate pathway and by vacuolar Phe sequestration. The Plant Journal.

Zhou, F., Wang, C., Gutensohn, M., Jiang, L., Zhang, P., Doudareva, N., & Lu, S. (2017). A novel recruiting protein of geranylgeranyl diphosphate synthase controls metabolic flux towards chlorophyll biosynthesis in rice. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, (114), 6866-6871.

Adebesin, F., Widhalm, J. R., Boachon, B., Lefevre, F., Pierman, B., Lynch, J. H., & Doudareva, N. (2017). Emission of volatile organic compounds from petunia is facilitated by an ABC transporter. Science, (356), 1386-1388.

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