Associate Professor Marcus Heisler

F07 - Carslaw Building
The University of Sydney

Selected grants

2009

  • Primordium development and the role of auxin in Arabidopsis - EMBL; Heisler M; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Special Research Initiative: European Molecular Biology Laboratory.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Heisler, M., Ohno, C. (2014). Live-Imaging of the Arabidopsis Inflorescence Meristem. In Jose Luis Riechmann, Frank Wellmer (Eds.), Flower Development: Methods and Protocols, (pp. 431-440). New York: Springer Science+Business Media. [More Information]
  • Gor, V., Shapiro, B., Jonsson, H., Heisler, M., Reddy, G., Meyerowitz, E., Mjolsness, E. (2006). Software Architecture for Developmental Modeling in Plants: The Computable Plant Project. In Kolchanov, N., Hofestaedt, R. & Milanesi, L. (Eds.), Bioinformatics of Genome Regulation and Structure II, (pp. 345-354). New York: Springer.

Journals

  • Merelo, P., Paredes, E., Heisler, M., Wenkel, S. (2017). The shady side of leaf development: the role of the REVOLUTA/KANADI1 module in leaf patterning and auxin-mediated growth promotion. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 35, 111-116. [More Information]
  • Bhatia, N., Bozorg, B., Larsson, A., Ohno, C., Jonsson, H., Heisler, M. (2016). Auxin Acts through MONOPTEROS to Regulate Plant Cell Polarity and Pattern Phyllotaxis. Current Biology, 26(23), 3202-3208. [More Information]
  • Merelo, P., Ram, H., Caggiano, M., Ohno, C., Ott, F., Straub, D., Graeff, M., Cho, S., Yang, S., Wenkel, S., Heisler, M. (2016). Regulation of MIR165/166 by class II and class III homeodomain leucine zipper proteins establishes leaf polarity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 113(42), 11973-11978. [More Information]
  • Shi, B., Zhang, C., Tian, C., Wang, J., Wang, Q., Xu, T., Xu, Y., Ohno, C., Sablowski, R., Heisler, M., et al (2016). Two-Step Regulation of a Meristematic Cell Population Acting in Shoot Branching in Arabidopsis. PLoS Genetics, 12(7), e1006168. [More Information]
  • Rast-Somssich, M., Broholm, S., Jenkins, H., Canales, C., Vlad, D., Kwantes, M., Bilsborough, G., Ioio, R., Ewing, R., Laufs, P., et al (2015). Alternate wiring of a KNOXI genetic network underlies differences in leaf development of A. thaliana and C. hirsuta. Genes and Development, 29(22), 2391-2404. [More Information]
  • Brennecke, P., Anders, S., Kim, J., Kolodziejczyk, A., Zhang, X., Proserpio, V., Baying, B., Benes, V., Teichmann, S., Marioni, J., Heisler, M. (2013). Accounting for technical noise in single-cell RNA-seq experiments. Nature Methods, 10(11), 1093-1095. [More Information]
  • Merelo, P., Xie, Y., Brand, L., Ott, F., Weigel, D., Bowman, J., Heisler, M., Wenkel, S. (2013). Genome-Wide Identification of KANADI1 Target Genes. PloS One, 8(10), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Sappl, P., Heisler, M. (2013). Live-imaging of plant development: latest approaches. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 16(1), 33-40. [More Information]
  • Yadav, R., Perales, M., Gruel, J., Ohno, C., Heisler, M., Girke, T., Jönsson, H., Reddy, G. (2013). Plant stem cell maintenance involves direct transcriptional repression of differentiation program. Molecular Systems Biology, 9, 1-13. [More Information]
  • Chickarmane, V., Gordon, S., Tarr, P., Heisler, M., Meyerowitz, E. (2012). Cytokinin signaling as a positional cue for patterning the apical-basal axis of the growing Arabidopsis shoot meristem. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 109(10), 4002-4007. [More Information]
  • Federici, F., Dupuy, L., Laplaze, L., Heisler, M., Haseloff, J. (2012). Integrated genetic and computation methods for in planta cytometry. Nature Methods, 9(5), 483-485. [More Information]
  • Heisler, M., Hamant, O., Krupinksi, P., Uyttewaal, M., Ohno, C., Jonsson, H., Traas, J., Meyerowitz, E. (2010). Alignment between PIN1 Polarity and Microtubule Orientation in the Shoot Apical Meristem Reveals a Tight Coupling between Morphogenesis and Auxin Transport. PLoS Biology, 8(10), e1000516.
  • Hamant, O., Heisler, M., Jonsson, H., Krupinski, P., Uyttewaal, M., Bokov, P., Corson, F., Sahlin, P., Boudaoud, A., Meyerowitz, E., et al (2008). Developmental Patterning by Mechanical Signals in Arabidopsis. Science, 322(5908), 1650-1655.
  • Michniewicz, M., Zago, M., Abas, L., Weijers, D., Schweighofer, A., Meskiene, I., Heisler, M., Ohno, C., Zhang, J., Huang, F., et al (2007). Antagonistic Regulation of PIN Phosphorylation by PP2A and PINOID Directs Auxin Flux. Cell, 130, 1044-1056. [More Information]
  • Heisler, M., Jonsson, H. (2007). Modelling meristem development in plants. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 10, 92-97. [More Information]
  • Gordon, S., Heisler, M., Reddy, G., Ohno, C., Das, P., Meyerowitz, E. (2007). Pattern formation during de novo assembly of the Arabidopsis shoot meristem. Development, 134, 3539-3548. [More Information]
  • Jonsson, H., Heisler, M., Shapiro, B., Meyerowitz, E., Mjolsness, E. (2006). An auxin-driven polarized transport model for phyllotaxis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 103(5), 1633-1638. [More Information]
  • Friml, J., Benfey, P., Benkova, E., Bennett, M., Berleth, T., Geldner, N., Grebe, M., Heisler, M., Hejatko, J., Jurgens, G., et al (2006). Apical�basal polarity: why plant cells don�t stand on their heads. Trends in Plant Science, 11(1), 12-14. [More Information]
  • Brewer, P., Heisler, M., Hejkato, J., Friml, J., Benkova, E. (2006). In situ hybridization for mRNA detection in Arabidopsis tissue sections. Nature Protocols, 1(3), 1462-1467. [More Information]
  • Jonsson, H., Heisler, M., Reddy, G., Agrawal, V., Gor, V., Shapiro, B., Mjolsness, E., Meyerowitz, E. (2005). Modeling the organization of the WUSCHEL expression domain in the shoot apical meristem. Bioinformatics, 21(1), i232-i240. [More Information]
  • Heisler, M., Ohno, C., Das, P., Seiber, P., Reddy, G., Long, J., Meyerowitz, E. (2005). Patterns of Auxin Transport and Gene Expression during Primordium Development Revealed by Live Imaging of the Arabidopsis Inflorescence Meristem. Current Biology, 15, 1800-1911. [More Information]
  • Reddy, G., Heisler, M., Ehrhardt, D., Meyerowitz, E. (2004). Real-time lineage analysis reveals oriented cell divisions associated with morphogenesis at the shoot apex of Arabidopsis thaliana. Development, 131(17), 4225-4237. [More Information]
  • Ohno, C., Reddy, G., Heisler, M., Meyerowitz, E. (2004). The Arabidopsis JAGGED gene encodes a zinc finger protein that promotes leaf tissue development. Development, 131, 1111-1122. [More Information]
  • Heisler, M., Atkinson, A., Bylstra, Y., Walsh, Y., Smyth, D. (2001). SPATULA, a gene that controls development of carpel margin tissues in Arabidopsis, encodes a bHLH protein. Development, 128, 1089-1098.

2017

  • Merelo, P., Paredes, E., Heisler, M., Wenkel, S. (2017). The shady side of leaf development: the role of the REVOLUTA/KANADI1 module in leaf patterning and auxin-mediated growth promotion. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 35, 111-116. [More Information]

2016

  • Bhatia, N., Bozorg, B., Larsson, A., Ohno, C., Jonsson, H., Heisler, M. (2016). Auxin Acts through MONOPTEROS to Regulate Plant Cell Polarity and Pattern Phyllotaxis. Current Biology, 26(23), 3202-3208. [More Information]
  • Merelo, P., Ram, H., Caggiano, M., Ohno, C., Ott, F., Straub, D., Graeff, M., Cho, S., Yang, S., Wenkel, S., Heisler, M. (2016). Regulation of MIR165/166 by class II and class III homeodomain leucine zipper proteins establishes leaf polarity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 113(42), 11973-11978. [More Information]
  • Shi, B., Zhang, C., Tian, C., Wang, J., Wang, Q., Xu, T., Xu, Y., Ohno, C., Sablowski, R., Heisler, M., et al (2016). Two-Step Regulation of a Meristematic Cell Population Acting in Shoot Branching in Arabidopsis. PLoS Genetics, 12(7), e1006168. [More Information]

2015

  • Rast-Somssich, M., Broholm, S., Jenkins, H., Canales, C., Vlad, D., Kwantes, M., Bilsborough, G., Ioio, R., Ewing, R., Laufs, P., et al (2015). Alternate wiring of a KNOXI genetic network underlies differences in leaf development of A. thaliana and C. hirsuta. Genes and Development, 29(22), 2391-2404. [More Information]

2014

  • Heisler, M., Ohno, C. (2014). Live-Imaging of the Arabidopsis Inflorescence Meristem. In Jose Luis Riechmann, Frank Wellmer (Eds.), Flower Development: Methods and Protocols, (pp. 431-440). New York: Springer Science+Business Media. [More Information]

2013

  • Brennecke, P., Anders, S., Kim, J., Kolodziejczyk, A., Zhang, X., Proserpio, V., Baying, B., Benes, V., Teichmann, S., Marioni, J., Heisler, M. (2013). Accounting for technical noise in single-cell RNA-seq experiments. Nature Methods, 10(11), 1093-1095. [More Information]
  • Merelo, P., Xie, Y., Brand, L., Ott, F., Weigel, D., Bowman, J., Heisler, M., Wenkel, S. (2013). Genome-Wide Identification of KANADI1 Target Genes. PloS One, 8(10), 1-14. [More Information]
  • Sappl, P., Heisler, M. (2013). Live-imaging of plant development: latest approaches. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 16(1), 33-40. [More Information]
  • Yadav, R., Perales, M., Gruel, J., Ohno, C., Heisler, M., Girke, T., Jönsson, H., Reddy, G. (2013). Plant stem cell maintenance involves direct transcriptional repression of differentiation program. Molecular Systems Biology, 9, 1-13. [More Information]

2012

  • Chickarmane, V., Gordon, S., Tarr, P., Heisler, M., Meyerowitz, E. (2012). Cytokinin signaling as a positional cue for patterning the apical-basal axis of the growing Arabidopsis shoot meristem. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 109(10), 4002-4007. [More Information]
  • Federici, F., Dupuy, L., Laplaze, L., Heisler, M., Haseloff, J. (2012). Integrated genetic and computation methods for in planta cytometry. Nature Methods, 9(5), 483-485. [More Information]

2010

  • Heisler, M., Hamant, O., Krupinksi, P., Uyttewaal, M., Ohno, C., Jonsson, H., Traas, J., Meyerowitz, E. (2010). Alignment between PIN1 Polarity and Microtubule Orientation in the Shoot Apical Meristem Reveals a Tight Coupling between Morphogenesis and Auxin Transport. PLoS Biology, 8(10), e1000516.

2008

  • Hamant, O., Heisler, M., Jonsson, H., Krupinski, P., Uyttewaal, M., Bokov, P., Corson, F., Sahlin, P., Boudaoud, A., Meyerowitz, E., et al (2008). Developmental Patterning by Mechanical Signals in Arabidopsis. Science, 322(5908), 1650-1655.

2007

  • Michniewicz, M., Zago, M., Abas, L., Weijers, D., Schweighofer, A., Meskiene, I., Heisler, M., Ohno, C., Zhang, J., Huang, F., et al (2007). Antagonistic Regulation of PIN Phosphorylation by PP2A and PINOID Directs Auxin Flux. Cell, 130, 1044-1056. [More Information]
  • Heisler, M., Jonsson, H. (2007). Modelling meristem development in plants. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 10, 92-97. [More Information]
  • Gordon, S., Heisler, M., Reddy, G., Ohno, C., Das, P., Meyerowitz, E. (2007). Pattern formation during de novo assembly of the Arabidopsis shoot meristem. Development, 134, 3539-3548. [More Information]

2006

  • Jonsson, H., Heisler, M., Shapiro, B., Meyerowitz, E., Mjolsness, E. (2006). An auxin-driven polarized transport model for phyllotaxis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 103(5), 1633-1638. [More Information]
  • Friml, J., Benfey, P., Benkova, E., Bennett, M., Berleth, T., Geldner, N., Grebe, M., Heisler, M., Hejatko, J., Jurgens, G., et al (2006). Apical�basal polarity: why plant cells don�t stand on their heads. Trends in Plant Science, 11(1), 12-14. [More Information]
  • Brewer, P., Heisler, M., Hejkato, J., Friml, J., Benkova, E. (2006). In situ hybridization for mRNA detection in Arabidopsis tissue sections. Nature Protocols, 1(3), 1462-1467. [More Information]
  • Gor, V., Shapiro, B., Jonsson, H., Heisler, M., Reddy, G., Meyerowitz, E., Mjolsness, E. (2006). Software Architecture for Developmental Modeling in Plants: The Computable Plant Project. In Kolchanov, N., Hofestaedt, R. & Milanesi, L. (Eds.), Bioinformatics of Genome Regulation and Structure II, (pp. 345-354). New York: Springer.

2005

  • Jonsson, H., Heisler, M., Reddy, G., Agrawal, V., Gor, V., Shapiro, B., Mjolsness, E., Meyerowitz, E. (2005). Modeling the organization of the WUSCHEL expression domain in the shoot apical meristem. Bioinformatics, 21(1), i232-i240. [More Information]
  • Heisler, M., Ohno, C., Das, P., Seiber, P., Reddy, G., Long, J., Meyerowitz, E. (2005). Patterns of Auxin Transport and Gene Expression during Primordium Development Revealed by Live Imaging of the Arabidopsis Inflorescence Meristem. Current Biology, 15, 1800-1911. [More Information]

2004

  • Reddy, G., Heisler, M., Ehrhardt, D., Meyerowitz, E. (2004). Real-time lineage analysis reveals oriented cell divisions associated with morphogenesis at the shoot apex of Arabidopsis thaliana. Development, 131(17), 4225-4237. [More Information]
  • Ohno, C., Reddy, G., Heisler, M., Meyerowitz, E. (2004). The Arabidopsis JAGGED gene encodes a zinc finger protein that promotes leaf tissue development. Development, 131, 1111-1122. [More Information]

2001

  • Heisler, M., Atkinson, A., Bylstra, Y., Walsh, Y., Smyth, D. (2001). SPATULA, a gene that controls development of carpel margin tissues in Arabidopsis, encodes a bHLH protein. Development, 128, 1089-1098.

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