College of Agricultural Sciences Personnel Profile
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Stephen P Pearce
Soil and Crop Sciences
College of Agricultural Sciences

Plant Sciences Building, Room C-134
  • Ph D, University of Bristol;
  • MS, University of Sussex;
  • BS, University of Leeds;

Stephen Pearce is assistant professor of crop functional genomics in the department of soil and crop sciences.

Pearce, Stephen P, Kippes, N, Chen, A, Debernardi, J M, Dubcovsky, J, (2016) RNA-seq studies using wheat PHYTOCHROME B and PHYTOCHROME C mutants reveal shared and specific functions in the regulation of flowering and shade-avoidance pathways. BMC plant biology 16 1 141

Pearce, Stephen P, Huttly, Alison K, Prosser, Ian M, Li, Yi-dan, Vaughan, Simon P, Gallova, Barbora, Patil, Archana, Coghill, Jane A, Dubcovsky, Jorge, Hedden, Peter, others, , (2015) Heterologous expression and transcript analysis of gibberellin biosynthetic genes of grasses reveals novel functionality in the GA3ox family BMC plant biology 15 1 1

Pearce, Stephen P, Vazquez-Gross, Hans, Herin, Sayer Y, Hane, David, Wang, Yi, Gu, Yong Q, Dubcovsky, Jorge, (2015) WheatExp: an RNA-seq expression database for polyploid wheat BMC plant biology 15 1 1

Lv, Bo, Nitcher, Rebecca, Han, Xiuli, Wang, Shuyun, Ni, Fei, Li, Kun, Pearce, Stephen P, Wu, Jiajie, Dubcovsky, Jorge, Fu, Daolin, (2014) Characterization of FLOWERING LOCUS T1 (FT1) gene in Brachypodium and wheat PLoS One 9 4 e94171

Zhu, Jie, Pearce, Stephen P, Burke, Adrienne, See, Deven Robert, Skinner, Daniel Z, Dubcovsky, Jorge, Garland-Campbell, Kimberly, (2014) Copy number and haplotype variation at the VRN-A1 and central FR-A2 loci are associated with frost tolerance in hexaploid wheat Theoretical and applied genetics 127 5 1183–1197

Nitcher, Rebecca, Pearce, Stephen P, Tranquilli, Gabriela, Zhang, Xiaoqin, Dubcovsky, Jorge, (2014) Effect of the hope FT-B1 allele on wheat heading time and yield components Journal of Heredity esu042

Avni, Raz, Zhao, Rongrong, Pearce, Stephen P, Jun, Yan, Uauy, Cristobal, Tabbita, Facundo, Fahima, Tzion, Slade, Ann, Dubcovsky, Jorge, Distelfeld, Assaf, (2014) Functional characterization of GPC-1 genes in hexaploid wheat Planta 239 2 313–324

Pearce, Stephen P, Tabbita, Facundo, Cantu, Dario, Buffalo, Vince, Avni, Raz, Vazquez-Gross, Hans, Zhao, Rongrong, Conley, Christopher J, Distelfeld, Assaf, Dubcovksy, Jorge, (2014) Regulation of Zn and Fe transporters by the GPC1 gene during early wheat monocarpic senescence BMC plant biology 14 1 1

Pearce, Stephen P, Vanzetti, Leonardo S, Dubcovsky, Jorge, (2013) Exogenous gibberellins induce wheat spike development under short days only in the presence of VERNALIZATION1 Plant physiology 163 3 1433–1445

Pearce, Stephen P, Zhu, Jie, Boldizsár, Ákos, Vágújfalvi, Attila, Burke, Adrienne, Garland-Campbell, Kimberley, Galiba, Gábor, Dubcovsky, Jorge, (2013) Large deletions in the CBF gene cluster at the Fr-B2 locus are associated with reduced frost tolerance in wheat Theoretical and applied genetics 126 11 2683–2697

Krasileva, Ksenia V, Buffalo, Vince, Bailey, Paul, Pearce, Stephen P, Ayling, Sarah, Tabbita, Facundo, Soria, Marcelo, Wang, Shichen, Akhunov, Eduard, Uauy, Cristobal, others, , (2013) Separating homeologs by phasing in the tetraploid wheat transcriptome Genome Biol 14 6 R66

Distelfeld, Assaf, Pearce, Stephen P, Avni, Raz, Scherer, Beatrice, Uauy, Cristobal, Piston, Fernando, Slade, Ann, Zhao, Rongrong, Dubcovsky, Jorge, (2012) Divergent functions of orthologous NAC transcription factors in wheat and rice Plant molecular biology 78 4-5 515–524

Pearce, Stephen P, Saville, Robert, Vaughan, Simon P, Chandler, Peter M, Wilhelm, Edward P, Sparks, Caroline A, Al-Kaff, Nadia, Korolev, Andrey, Boulton, Margaret I, Phillips, Andrew L, others, , (2011) Molecular characterization of Rht-1 dwarfing genes in hexaploid wheat Plant Physiology 157 4 1820–1831

Cantu, D, Pearce, Stephen P, Distelfeld, A, Christiansen, M W, Uauy, C, Akhunov, E, Fahima, T, Dubcovsky, J, (2011) Effect of the down-regulation of the high Grain Protein Content (GPC) genes on the wheat transcriptome during monocarpic senescence. BMC genomics 12 492

Dhillon, T, Pearce, Stephen P, Stockinger, E J, Distelfeld, A, Li , C, Knox, A K, Vashegyi, I, Vágújfalvi, A, Galiba, G, Dubcovsky, J, (2010) Regulation of freezing tolerance and flowering in temperate cereals: the VRN-1 connection. Plant physiology 153 4 1846-58

Appleford, Nigel EJ, Wilkinson, Mark D, Ma, Qian, Evans, Daniel J, Stone, Marlon C, Pearce, Stephen P, Powers, Stephen J, Thomas, Stephen G, Jones, Huw D, Phillips, Andrew L, others, , (2007) Decreased shoot stature and grain $α$-amylase activity following ectopic expression of a gibberellin 2-oxidase gene in transgenic wheat Journal of Experimental Botany 58 12 3213–3226

Appleford, N E, Wilkinson, M D, Ma, Q, Evans, D J, Stone, M C, Pearce, Stephen P, Powers, S J, Thomas, S G, Jones, H D, Phillips, A L, Hedden, P, Lenton, J R, (2007) Decreased shoot stature and grain alpha-amylase activity following ectopic expression of a gibberellin 2-oxidase gene in transgenic wheat. Journal of experimental botany 58 12 3213-26