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Tai-ping Sun, Professor of Biology

Tai-ping Sun
Contact Info:
Office Location:  3104 French Family Science Center
Office Phone:  (919) 613-8166
Email Address: send me a message

Teaching (Fall 2018):

  • BIOLOGY 213D.001, CELL SIGNALING AND DISEASES Synopsis
    French Sci 2237, W 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
  • BIOLOGY 213D.01D, CELL SIGNALING AND DISEASES Synopsis
    LSRC D243, Th 12:00 PM-12:50 PM
  • BIOLOGY 213D.02D, CELL SIGNALING AND DISEASES Synopsis
    Bio Sci 144, F 01:40 PM-02:30 PM
  • BIOLOGY 417S.01, GENETIC ENGINEER/BIOTECH Synopsis
    French Sci 2237, Tu 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
    (also cross-listed as SCISOC 417S.01)
Education:

Ph.D.Duke University1987
B.S.National Tsing Hua University (Taiwan)1980
Specialties:

Cell and Molecular Biology
Developmental Biology
Genetics

Current Ph.D. Students  

  • Ning Sui  
  • Carolina Gallego  
  • Yuanjie Jin  
Postdocs Mentored

  • Wen-Ping Hsieh (October 01, 2013 - present)  
  • Jeongmoo Park (December 01, 2012 - present)  
  • Jonathan Dayan (2011-present BARD Felloship)  
  • Xin Zhou (2008/12-2011/10)  
  • Kohji Murase (4-7/2007 JSPS Fellowship)  
  • Zhong-Lin Zhang (9/2005 - 5)  
  • Jianhong Hu (2003-present)  
  • Rodolfo Zentella (2004-present)  
Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Zhang, ZL; Ogawa, M; Fleet, CM; Zentella, R; Hu, J; Heo, J-O; Lim, J; Kamiya, Y; Yamaguchi, S; Sun, T-P, SCARECROW-LIKE 3 promotes gibberellin signaling by antagonizing DELLA in Arabidopsis, PNAS, vol. 108 (2011), pp. 2160-2165
  2. Murase, K; Hirano, Y; Sun, T-P; Hakoshima, T, Gibberellin-induced DELLA recognition by the gibberellin receptor GID1., Nature, vol. 456 no. 7221 (November, 2008), pp. 459-463, ISSN 0028-0836 [doi]  [abs]
  3. Hu, J; Mitchum, MG; Barnaby, N; Ayele, BT; Ogawa, M; Nam, E; Lai, W-C; Hanada, A; Alonso, JM; Ecker, JR; Swain, SM; Yamaguchi, S; Kamiya, Y; Suna, T-P, Potential sites of bioactive gibberellin production during reproductive growth in Arabidopsis, The Plant Cell, vol. 20 no. 2 (2008), pp. 320-336, ISSN 1040-4651 [doi]  [abs]
  4. Zentella, R; Zhang, Z-L; Park, M; Thomas, SG; Endo, A; Murase, K; Fleet, CM; Jikumaru, Y; Nambara, E; Kamiya, Y; Sun, T-P, Global analysis of della direct targets in early gibberellin signaling in Arabidopsis., The Plant Cell, vol. 19 no. 10 (October, 2007), pp. 3037-3057, ISSN 1040-4651 [doi]  [abs]
  5. Griffiths, J; Murase, K; Rieu, I; Zentella, R; Zhang, Z-L; Powers, SJ; Gong, F; Phillips, AL; Hedden, P; Sun, T-P; Thomas, SG, Genetic characterization and functional analysis of the GID1 gibberellin receptors in Arabidopsis., The Plant Cell, vol. 18 no. 12 (2006), pp. 3399-3414, ISSN 1040-4651 [doi]  [abs]
  6. Dill, A; Thomas, SG; Hu, J; Steber, CM; Sun, T-P, The Arabidopsis F-Box Protein SLEEPY1 Targets GA Signaling Repressors for GA-Induced Degradation, Plant Cell, vol. 16 no. 6 (2004), pp. 1392-1405 [doi]  [abs]
  7. Dill, A; Jung, HS; Sun, TP, The DELLA motif is essential for gibberellin-induced degradation of RGA., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 98 no. 24 (November, 2001), pp. 14162-14167, ISSN 0027-8424 [doi]  [abs]
  8. Silverstone, AL; Jung, HS; Dill, A; Kawaide, H; Kamiya, Y; Sun, TP, Repressing a repressor: gibberellin-induced rapid reduction of the RGA protein in Arabidopsis., The Plant Cell, vol. 13 no. 7 (July, 2001), pp. 1555-1566 [doi]  [abs]
  9. Yamaguchi, S; Smith, MW; Brown, RG; Kamiya, Y; Sun, T, Phytochrome regulation and differential expression of gibberellin 3beta-hydroxylase genes in germinating Arabidopsis seeds., The Plant Cell, vol. 10 no. 12 (December, 1998), pp. 2115-2126, ISSN 1040-4651 [9836749]  [abs]
  10. Sun, T-P, Gibberellin-GID1-DELLA: a pivotal regulatory module for plant growth and development., Plant Physiology, vol. 154 no. 2 (October, 2010), pp. 567-570, ISSN 0032-0889 [doi]
  11. T. Sun, Gibberellin Metabolism, Perception and Signaling Pathways, in The Arabidopsis Book, vol. doi: 10.1199/tab.0103 (September, 2008), American Society of Plant Biologists


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