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Randy D Dinkins
Forage-Animal Production Research
Research Plant Molecular Geneticist

Phone: (859) 257-1647
Fax: (859) 257-3334
Room N-220
1100 S. LIMESTONE-AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE BUILDING N.
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY CAMPUS
LEXINGTON, KY, 40546

Projects
Sustainable Forage-Based Production for the Mid-South Transition Zone
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424287
ANALYSIS OF PROTEIN-L-ISOASPARTATE METHYLTRANSFERASE KNOCK-DOWN AND OVEREXPRESSION IN RICE
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 418755
METABOLITE PROFILES OF TALL FESCUE ENDOPHYTE-INFECTED AND ENDOPHYTE-FREE CLONE PAIRS
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 419702

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Elucidating differences in gene expression of Epichloe coenophiala endophytic fungus in reproductive vs. vegetative tissues of tall fescue (Lolium arundinaceum) - (Abstract Only) - (11-Mar-14)
Tall fescue endophyte effects on tolerance to water-deficit stress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nagabhyru, P., Dinkins, R.D., Wood, C.L., Bacon, C.W., Schardl, C.L. 2013. Tall fescue endophyte effects on tolerance to water-deficit stress. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 13:127.
Using microbial community interactions within plant microbiomes to advance an evergreen agricultural revolution - (Book / Chapter) - (25-Jul-13)
An Arabidopsis ATP-dependent, DEAD-box RNA helicase loses activity upon iosAsp formation but is restored by Protein Isoaspartyl Methltransferase - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (11-Jul-13)
Plant-symbiotic fungi as chemical engineers: multi-genome analysis of the Clavicipitaceae reveals dynamics of alkaloid loci - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schardl, C.L., Young, C.A., Hesse, U., Amyotte, S.G., Andreeva, K., Calie, P.J., Fleetwood, D.J., Haws, D.C., Moore, N., Oeser, B., Panaccione, D.G., Schweri, K.K., Voisey, C.R., Farman, M.L., Jaromczyk, J.W., Roe, B.A., O'Sullivan, D.M., Scott, B., Tudzynski, P., An, Z., Arnaoudova, E., Bullock, C.T., Charlton, N.D., Chen, L., Cox, M., Dinkins, R.D., Florea, S., Glenn, A.E., Gordon, A., Guldener, U., Harris, D.R., Hollin, W., Jaromczyk, J., Johnson, R.D., Khan, A.K., Leistner, E., Leuchtmann, A., Li, C., Liu, J., Liu, J., Liu, M., Mace, W., Machado, C., Nagabhyru, P., Pan, J., Schmid, J., Sugawara, K., Steiner, U., Takach, J.E., Tanaka, E., Webb, J.S., Wilson, E., Wiseman, J., Yoshida, R., Zeng, S. 2013. Plant-symbiotic fungi as chemical engineers: multi-genome analysis of the Clavicipitaceae reveals dynamics of alkaloid loci. PLoS Genetics. 9(2):e1003323. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1003323.
Plant-symbiotic fungi as chemical engineers: multi-genome analysis of the Clavicipitaceae reveals dynamics of alkaloid loci Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schardl, C.L., Young, C.A., Hesse, U., Amyotte, S.G., Andreeva, K., et al. 2013. Plant-symbiotic fungi as chemical engineers: multi-genome analysis of the Clavicipitaceae reveals dynamics of alkaloid loci. PLoS Genetics. 9(2):e1003323. DOI:10.1371/journal.pgen.1003323.
Gene expression and metabolite analysis of endophyte infected and uninfected tall fescue clone pairs under water deficit conditions - (Abstract Only)
Dinkins, R.D., Nagabhyru, P., Schardl, C.L. 2012. Gene expression and metabolite analysis of endophyte infected and uninfected tall fescue clone pairs under water deficit conditions. Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium of the Molecular Breeding of Forage Turf. pgs 32-38.
Transcriptomes of Lolium/Schedonorus/Festuca species - (Book / Chapter) - (13-Feb-12)
Metabolite and gene expression studies in endophyte infected and uninfected tall fescue under water deficit stress - (Abstract Only) - (13-Oct-11)
Transcriptomes of Lolium/Schedonorus/Festuca species - (Abstract Only) - (21-Jul-11)
The alleles at the E1 locus impact the expression pattern of two soybean FT-like genes shown to induce flowering in Arabidopsis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thakare, D., Kumudini, S., Dinkins, R.D. 2011. The alleles at the E1 locus impact the expression pattern of two soybean FT-like genes shown to induce flowering in Arabidopsis. Planta. 234:933-943.
Bimolecular fluorescence complementation studies support an in vivo interaction between the F-BOX protein COLD TEMPERATURE GERMINATING10 and PHYTOCHROME INTERACTING FACTOR1 - (Abstract Only)
Kumar, S., Nayak, N., Martin, K., Schafermeyer, K., Lloyd, T., Dinkins, R.D., Goodin, M., Downie, A.B. 2011. Bimolecular fluorescence complementation studies support an in vivo interaction between the F-BOX protein COLD TEMPERATURE GERMINATING10 and PHYTOCHROME INTERACTING FACTOR1. Plant Biology Annual Meeting. ICAR 2011; University of Wisconsin-Madison. Abstract #511.
Mutant and overexpression analysis of a C2H2 single zinc finger gene of Arabidopsis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dinkins, R.D., Tavva, V.S., Palli, S.R., Collins, G.B. 2011. Mutant and overexpression analysis of a C2H2 single zinc finger gene of Arabidopsis. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter. 30:99-110.
A New NPGS Special Collection: Norman L. Taylor University of Kentucky Clover Collection - (Abstract Only)
Pederson, G.A., Quesenberry, K.H., Greene, S.L., Aiken, G.E., Dinkins, R.D. 2011. A New NPGS Special Collection: Norman L. Taylor University of Kentucky Clover Collection. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. San Antonio, TX (Oct. 16-19, 2011).
The role of CPSF30 in 3’ RNA processing of Medicago sativa - (Abstract Only)
Gaffney, B., Dinkins, R.D., Hunt, A.G. 2011. The role of CPSF30 in 3’ RNA processing of Medicago sativa. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. P412: Legumes, Soybeans, Common Beans.
Substrates of the Arabidopsis thaliana protein isoaspartyl methyltransferasel identified using phage display and biopanning - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, T., Martin, D., Nayak, N., Majee, S.M., Lowenson, J., Schafermeyer, K.R., Eliopoulos, A.C., Lloyd, T.D., Villa, S., Dinkins, R.D., Perry, S.E., Forsthoefel, N.R., Clarke, S.G., Vernon, D.M., Zhou, Z., Rejtar, T., Downie, B. 2010. Substrates of the Arabidopsis thaliana protein isoaspartyl methyltransferasel identified using phage display and biopanning. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 285:37281-37292.
Cpsf30 in Medicago - (Abstract Only)
Gaffney, B., Dinkins, R.D., Hunt, A.G. 2010. CPSF30 in medicago. 42nd North American Alfalfa Improvement Conference and 21st Trifolium Conference.
Transcriptomes of Lolium/Schedonorus/Festuca Species - (Abstract Only)
Dinkins, R.D., Arnaoudova, E., Hesse, U., Nagabhyru, P., Moore, N., Liu, J., Jaromczyk, J., Zeng, Z., Liu, J., Zhao, P.X. 2010. Transcriptomes of Lolium/Schedonorus/Festuca Species. International Symposium on Fungal Endophytes of Grasses.p. 27.
Endophyte Effect on Seedling Vigor in 19 Half-sib Familes of Tall Fescue - (Abstract Only)
Phillips, T.D., Dinkins, R.D. 2010. Endophyte Effect on Seedling Vigor in 19 Half-sib Familes of Tall Fescue. International Symposium on Fungal Endophytes of Grasses. p. 78.
An Integrated Database for Grass and Endophyte Genomics at www.grassendophyte.org - (Abstract Only)
Zhao, P.X., Dai, X., Li, J., Amarasinghe, R., Young, C., Dinkins, R.D., Hesse, U., Jaromczyk, J., Schardl, C.L. 2010. An Integrated Database for Grass and Endophyte Genomics at www.grassendophyte.org. International Symposium on Fungal Endophytes of Grasses. pp 125-126.
Microarray analysis of Endophyte-infected and Endophyte-free tall fescue - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dinkins, R.D., Barnes, A., Waters, W. 2010. Microarray analysis of Endophyte-infected and Endophyte-free tall fescue. Journal of Plant Physiology. 167:1197-1203.
Expression of Flowering-Time Genes in Soybean E1 Near-isogenic Lines Under Short and Long Day Conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thakare, D., Kumudini, S., Dinkins, R.D. 2010. Expression of Flowering-Time Genes in Soybean E1 Near-isogenic Lines Under Short and Long Day Conditions. Planta (2010). 231:951-963.
Analysis of soybean flowering-time genes - (Abstract Only)
Thakare, D., Kumudini, S., Dinkins, R.D. 2010. Analysis of soybean flowering-time genes. Plant and Animal Genome XVIII Conference. P758.
USDA - Kentucky Report (Annual Report to Sera-Ieg 8, Tall Fescue Toxicosis/endophyte Workshop) - (Other)
Klotz, J.L., Bush, L.P., Strickland, J.R., West, C.P., Dinkins, R.D. 2009. USDA - Kentucky Report (Annual Report to SERA-IEG 8, Tall Fescue Toxicosis/Endophyte Workshop). SERA-IEG 8. p 62-66.
Distinctive interactions of the Arabidopsis homolog of the 30 kD subunit of the cleavage and polyadenylation specificity factor (AtCPSF30) with other polyadenylation factor subunits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rao, S., Dinkins, R.D., Hunt, A.G. 2009. Distinctive interactions of the Arabidopsis homolog of the 30 kD subunit of the cleavage and polyadenylation specificity factor (AtCPSF30) with other polyadenylation factor subunits. BMC Microbiology. 10:51.
Differential and Dynamic Regulation of miRNA398 in Response to ABA and Salt Stress in Populus tremula and Arabidopsis thaliana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jia, X., Wang, W., Ren, L., Chen, Q., Mendu, V., Willcut, B., Dinkins, R.D., Tang, X., Tang, G. 2009. Differential and Dynamic Regulation of miRNA398 in Response to ABA and Salt Stress in Populus tremula and Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Mol Biol. 71:51-59.
Whole genome expression analysis of near isogenic lines for the soybean E1 gene under short and long day conditions - (Abstract Only)
Dinkins, R.D., Thakare, D., Kumudini, S. 2009. Whole genome expression analysis of near isogenic lines for the soybean E1 gene under short and long day conditions. AnMtgsAbsts2009.53093.
Visualizing and Sharing Results in Bioinformatics Projects: GBrowse and GenBank Exports - (Abstract Only)
Arnaoudova, E.G., Bowens, P.J., Chui, R.G., Dinkins, R.D., Hesse, U., Jaromczyk, J.W., Martin, M., Maynard, P., Moore, N., Schardl, C.L. 2009. Visualizing and Sharing EResults in Bioinformatics Porjects: GBrowse and GenBank Exports. BMC Bioinformatics. 10(7. A4):1471-2105.
Cpsf30 in Medicago - (Abstract Only)
Gaffney, B., Dinkins, R.D., Hunt, A.G. 2008. CPSF30 in Medicago. Rustbelt RNA Meeting. September 15, 2008, Deer Creek State Park and Resort, Mt. Sterling, OH. Poster #19.
Expression Analysis of Flowering Time Genes in Soybean E1 Near Isogenic Lines - (Abstract Only)
Dinkins, R.D., Thakare, D., Kumudini, S. 2009. Expression Analysis of Flowering Time Genes in Soybean E1 Near Isogenic Lines. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. P363 : Poster: Legumes, Soybeans, Common Beans.
Ecdysone Receptor-Based Gene Switches for Applications in Plants - (Book / Chapter)
Tavva, V.S., Dinkins, R.D., Collins, G.B., Palli, S. 2009. Ecdysone receptor-based gene switches for applications in plants. In: Smaghhe, G., editor. Ecdysone, Structures and Functions. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer Science. p. 505-531.
The Important Positive and Negative Regulators of Feedback Loop of Circardian Clock are Conserved in Soybean and Exhibits Similar Diurnal Expression Pattern to Arabidopsis Thaliana Genes - (Abstract Only)
Thakare, D., Dinkins, R.D., Kumudini, S. 2008. The Important Positive and Negative Regulators of Feedback Loop of Circardian Clock are Conserved in Soybean and Exhibits Similar Diurnal Expression Pattern to Arabidopsis Thaliana Genes. Biennial Conference on Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Soybean. 12th Biennial Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Soybean Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana, July 20-23, 2008. http://genome.purdue.edu/soy2008/cgi/abstract_search.pl?search=Dinkins
Clover Biotechnology Research at FAPRU - (Other)
Thakare, D., Dinkins, R.D., Kumudini, S. 2008. Clover Biotechnology Research at FAPRU. North American Alfalfa Improvement Conference. This was a report only. No actual publication exists.
Expression of flowering time genes in soybean E1 gene isolines - (Abstract Only)
Dinkins, R.D., Thakare, D., Kumudini, S. 2008. Expression of flowering time genes in soybean E1 gene isolines. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. 655-1.
Improvement of a Monopartite Ecdysone Receptor Gene Switch and Demonstration of its Utility in Regulation of Transgene Expression in Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tavva, V.S., Palli, S.R., Dinkins, R.D., Collins, G.B. 2008. Improvement of a Monopartite Ecdysone Receptor Gene Switch and Demonstration of its Utility in Regulation of Transgene Expression in Plants. FEBS Journal. 275:2161-2176. doi:10.1111/j.1742-4658.2008.06370.x
Changing Transcriptional Initiation Sites and Alternative 5'- and 3'-Splice Site Selection of the First Intron Deploys the Arabidopsis Protein Isoaspartyl Methyltransferase2 Variants to Different Subcellular Compartments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dinkins, R.D., Majee, S.M., Nayak, N.R., Martin, D., Xu, Q., Belcastro, M.P., Houtz, R., Beach, C.M., Downie, A. 2008. Changing Transcriptional Initiation Sites and Alternative 5'- and 3'-Splice Site Selection of the First Intron Deploys the Arabidopsis Protein Isoaspartyl Methyltransferase2 Variants to Different Subcellular Compartments. Plant Journal. doi:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2008.03471.x
Microarray and Real-Time PCR Comparison of Endophyte-Infected and Endophyte-Free Tall Fescue Gene Expression - (Abstract Only)
Dinkins, R.D., Barnes, A., Waters, W. 2008. Microarray and Real-Time PCR Comparison of Endophyte-Infected and Endophyte-Free Tall Fescue Gene Expression. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. Abstract #P704 . Plant & Animal Genomes XVI Conference, January 12-16, 2008, Town & Country Convention Center, San Diego, CA.
USDA Kentucky Report - (Proceedings)
Strickland, J.R., Dinkins, R.D., Aiken, G.E., Klotz, J.L., Kirch, B.H., Smith, L.L., Barnes, A.J., Waters, W.J., Bush, L.P., Brown, K.R., Matthews, J.C., Boling, J.A. 2007. Usda Kentucky report. SERA-IEG 8. pgs 159-178.
Microarray and Real-Time PCR Comparisons of Tall Fescue Gene Expression in Endophyte-Infected and Endophyte-Free Plants - (Abstract Only)
Dinkins, R.D., Barnes, A., Waters, W. 2007. Microarray and Real-Time PCR Comparisons of Tall Fescue Gene Expression in Endophyte-Infected and Endophyte-Free Plants. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. November 7, 2007, Session No. 274.
Ecdysone Receptor Gene Switch Technology for Inducible Gene Expression in Plants - (Abstract Only)
Palli, S.R., Tavva, V.S., Singh, A.K., Dinkins, R.D., Collins, G.B. 2007. Ecdysone Receptor Gene Switch Technology for Inducible Gene Expression in Plants. Society for In Vitro Biology Proceedings.
Applications of EcR Gene Switches Technology in Functional Genomics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tavva, V.S., Palli, S.R., Dinkins, R.D., Collins, G.B. 2007. Applications of EcR Gene Switches Technology in Functional Genomics. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology. 65:164-179. DOI: 10.1002/arch.20193.2007.
Usda-Kentucky Report: Forage-Animal Production Research Unit (Fapru) Investigations: Tall Fescue Alkaloids and Toxicosis - (Proceedings)
Strickland, J.R., Aiken, G.E., Dinkins, R.D., Klotz, J.L., Kirch, B.H., Smith, L.L., Looper, M.L., Bush, L.P., Arrington, B.C., Smith, D.L., Shafer, W.D., Schardl, C., Hesse, U. 2006. Usda-Kentucky Report: Forage-Animal Production Research Unit (FAPRU) Investigations: Tall Fescue Alkaloids and Toxicosis. SERA-IEG 8. Annual Report: pgs. 97-111.
Microarray Comparison of Endophyte-Infected and Endophyte-Free Tall Fescue - (Abstract Only)
Dinkins, R.D. 2007. Microarray Comparison of Endophyte-Infected and Endophyte-Free Tall Fescue. Plant and Animal Genome XV Conference Proceedings. 676:Other Species.
Increased (ALPHA)-tocopherol content in soybean seed overexpressing the Perilla frutescens (GAMMA)-tocopherol methyltransferase gene - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tavva, V.S., Kim, Y., Kagan, I., Dinkins, R.D., Kim, K., Collins, G.B. 2006. Increased (ALPHA)-tocopherol content in soybean seed overexpressing the Perilla frutescens (GAMMA)-tocopherol methyltransferase gene. Plant Cell Reports. 26:61-70.
Seed-Specific Expression of the Perilla Frutescens Gamma-Tocopherol Methyltransferase Gene in Soybean Results in Increase Alph-Tocopherol Content - (Abstract Only)
Tavva, V.S., Yul-Hoa, K., Kagan, I., Dinkins, R.D. 2006. Seed-specific expression of the perilla frutescens gamma-tocopherol methyltransferase gene in soybean results in increase alph-tocopherol content. Biennial Conference on Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Soybean. Aug 5-8, 2006.
Ecr Gene Switches for Regulated Expression of Transgenes in Plants - (Abstract Only)
Tavva, V.S., Palli, S.R., Dinkins, R.D., Collins, G.B. 2006. Ecr gene switches for regulated expression of transgenes in plants. Ecdysone Workshop Proceedings. 10-14 July 2006.
Microarray Comparison of Tall Fescue Gene Expression in Endophyte Infected and Endophyte Free Plants - (Abstract Only)
Dinkins, R.D. 2006. Microarray comparison of tall fescue gene expression in endophyte infected and endophyte free plants. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Nov 12-16, 2006.
The 73 kD Subunit of the Cleavage and Polyadenylation Specificity Factor (CPSF) Complex Affects Reproductive Development in Arabidopsis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, R., Zhao, H., Dinkins, R.D., Cheng, X., Carberrry, G., Li, Q.Q. 2006. The 73 kD Subunit of the Cleavage and Polyadenylation Specificity Factor (CPSF) Complex Affects Reproductive Development in Arabidopsis. Plant Molecular Biology. 61:799-815.
Development of a Tightly Regulated and Highly Inducible Ecdysone Receptor Gene Switch for Plants Through the Use of Retinoid X Receptor Chimeras - (Abstract Only)
Tavva, V.S., Dinkins, R.D., Palli, S.R., Collins, G.B. 2006. Development of a tightly regulated and highly inducible ecdysone receptor gene switch for plants through the use of retinoid x receptor chimeras. Plant Molecular Biology International Conference Proceedings. Aug 20-25,2006.
Annual Progress Report for Usda-Ars-Fapru to Seraieg 8 Tall Fescue Toxicosis/endophyte Workshop - (Other)
Klotz, J.L., Schafer, W.D., Smith, D.K., Smith, L.L., Arrington, B.C., Bush, L.P., Strickland, J.R., Aiken, G.E., Schardl, S., Hesse, U., Dinkins, R.D. 2005. Annual progress report for USDA-ARS-FAPRU to SERA-IEG 8 Tall Fescue Toxicosis/Endophyte Workshop. Meeting Proceedings. pgs 30-36.
Arabidopsis Cleavage and Polyadenylation Specificity Factor (CPSF)Complex and the Critical Role of 73 kD Subunits in Development - (Abstract Only)
Ruqiang, X., Hongwei, Z., Dinkins, R.D., Xiaowen, C., Li, Q.Q. 2005. Arabidopsis Cleavage and Polyadenylation Specificity Factor (CPSF) Complex and the Critical Role of 73 kD Subunits in Development. Plant Biology Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA. July 16-20, 2005. Abstract 890. 61:799-815.
Targeted overexpression of the Escherichaia coli MinC protein in higher plants results in abnormal chloroplasts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tavva, V.S., Collins, G.B., Dinkins, R.D. 2006. Targeted overexpression of the Escherichaia coli MinC protein in higher plants results in abnormal chloroplasts. Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 25:314-348.
Forage-Animal Production Research Unit: Establishment of a New USDA-ARS Research Location - (Proceedings)
Strickland, J.R., Aiken, G.E., Kagan, I., Dinkins, R.D. 2005. Forage-animal production research unit: establishment of a new usda-ars research location. International Grasslands Congress. F.P. O'Mara et al (ed). P. 794. Wageningen Academic Publishers.
Two-Hybrid Gene Switch: A Chemical Inducible Ecdysone Receptor (ECR) - Based Gene Regulation System - (Abstract Only)
Tavva, V.S., Dinkins, R.D., Palli, S.R., Collins, G.B. 2004. Two-Hybrid Gene Switch: A Chemical Inducible Ecdysone Receptor (ECR) - Based Gene Regulation System. Biennial Conference on Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Soybean. page 137, abstract 85.
Analysis of an Arabidopsis Superman-Like Single Zinc Finger Gene - (Abstract Only)
Dinkins, R.D. 2004. Analysis of an Arabidopsis Superman-Like Single Zinc Finger Gene. American Society of Plant Biologists. page 97, abstract 317.
Development of a Two-Hybrid Ecdysone Receptor-Based Gene Switch For Plants - (Abstract Only)
Tavva, V.S., Dinkins, R.D., Palli, S.R., Collins, G.B. 2004. Development of a two-hybrid ecdysone receptor-based gene switch for plants. American Society of Plant Biologists. Page 168, Abstract 750 7/24/04
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