Plant and Soil Sciences | Faculty
Jung-Youn Lee, Ph.D.
- Ph.D. Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1997
Dissertation title: Isolation and Characterization of Calmodulin-like Domain Kinase from Soybean
- M.S. Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 1992
Dissertation title: Isolation and molecular characterization of endosperm-specific Bittle-2 promoter from Zea maize
- B.S. Horticultural Sciences, Korea University, Seoul, Korea, 1990
- PLSC 467/667 Paradigms in Cell Signaling
- PLSC675 Current Topics of Plant Biology
- American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (since 2005)
- American Society of Plant Biologists (since 1994)
- American Association for the Advancement of Science (since 1994)
- Our major research focuses are on elucidating how pant cells communicate through plasmodesmata, plant-unique intercellular communication channels by identifying the molecular components and investigating their roles in plant growth and development.
Lee, J.-Y., Phosphorylation of Movement Proteins by the Plasmodesmal-Associated Protein Kinase. Plant Virology Protocols in Methods in Molecular Biology, 2nd ed. Humana Press, in press.
Seo, Y.-S., Rojas, M.R., Lee, J.-Y., Jeon, J.-S. Ronald, P., Lucas, W.J., and Gilbertson, R.L. (2006) A viral resistance gene from common bean functions across plant families and is up-regulated in a non-virus-specific manner. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 103:11856-11861.
Liu, F., Yoo, B.-C., Lee, J.-Y., and Harmon, A.C. (2006) Regulation of soybean serine acetyl transferase by phosphorylation by CDPK. J. Biol. Chem., 281:27405-27415.
Lee, J.-Y., Taoka, K., Yoo, B.-C., Ben-Nissan, G., Kim, D.-J., and Lucas, W.J. (2005) Plasmodesmal-Associated Protein Kinase 1 Recognizes a Subset of Non-Cell-Autonomous Proteins. Plant Cell, 17: 2805-2816.
Lucas, W.J. and Lee, J.-Y. (2004) Cell-to-cell communication in plants: plasmodesmata as a supracellular control network. Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology, 5:712-726.
Ben-Nissan, G., Lee, J.-Y., Borohov, A., and Weiss, D. (2004) GIP, a Petunia hybrida GA-induced cysteine-rich protein, has a role in shoot elongation and transition to flowering. Plant J. 37:229-238 (I contributed by providing data and reviewing the manuscript as a collaborator).
Lee, J.-Y., Yoo, B.-C., Rojas, M.R., Ospina, N.G., Staehelin, L.A. and Lucas, W.J. (2003) Selective trafficking of non-cell-autonomous proteins mediated by NtNCAPP1. Science 299: 392-396.
Yoo, B.-C., Lee, J.-Y., and Lucas, W.J. (2002) Analysis of the complexity of protein kinases within the phloem sieve tube system of Cucurbita maxima: characterization of CmCPK1. J. Biol. Chem. 277: 15325-15332.
Hannah, L.C., Shaw, J.R., Giroux, M.J., Reyss, A., Prioul, J.-L., Bae, J.-M., and Lee, J.-Y. (2001) Maize genes encoding the small subunit of ADP- glucose pyrophosphorylase. Plant Physiol. 127: 173-183.
Lee, J.-Y., and Lucas, W. J. (2001) Phosphorylation of viral movement proteins: regulation of cell-to-cell trafficking. Trends Microbiol. 9: 5-8.
Yoo, B.-C., Koh, A., Xiang, Y., Campbell, L.R., Hull, R.J., Xoconostle-Cazares, B., Monzer, J., Lee, J.-Y., Ullman, D.E. and Lucas, W.J. (2000) Characterization of Cucurbita maxima phloem serpin-1 (CmPS-1): a developmentally regulated elastase inhibitor. J. Biol. Chem. 275: 35122-35128.
Lee, J.-Y., Yoo, B.-C., and Lucas, W.J. (2000) Parallels between nuclear pore & plasmodesmal trafficking of information molecules. Planta 210: 177-187.
Lee, J.-Y., Yoo, B.-C., and Harmon, A.C. (1998) Biochemical characterization and calcium binding properties of CDPK isoforms from soybean. Biochemistry 37: 6801-6809.
Lee, J.-Y., Roberts, D.M. and Harmon, A.C. (1997) Isolation and cDNA cloning of CDPK from soybean. Plant Physiol. 115: 314.
Harmon, A.C., Yoo, B.-C., Lee, J.-Y., Zhang, Y. and Roberts, D.M. (1996) Molecular and biochemical properties of calmodulin-like domain protein kinases. In Protein Phosphorylation in Plants (Proceedings of the Phytochemical Society of Europe), Shewry, P., Halford, N. and Hooley, R. eds. Oxford University Press, V. 39, pp. 267-277.
Harmon, A.C., Lee, J.-Y., Yoo, B.-C., and Shao, J. (1996) Plant membrane-associated protein kinases: proposed great communicators. In Membranes: Specialized Functions in Plant Cells. Smallwood, M., Knox, P., and Bowles, D. eds. Bios, pp. 137-150.