Norman HunerWestern Science

A Selection of Publications and Awards (Career Total: 281)

(A) Journal Publications Since 2002 (Career Total = 281)

Dahal K, Knowles V, Plaxton WC, Hüner NPA (2013) Enhancement of photosynthetic performance, water use efficiency and grain yield during long-term growth under elevated CO2 in wheat and rye is growth temperature and cultivar dependent. Environ Exp Bot, in press

Kane K, Dahal  KP, Badawi MA, Houde M, Hüner NPA, Sarhan F (2013) Long-term growth under elevated CO2 suppresses biotic stress genes in non-acclimated, but not cold-acclimated winter wheat. Plant Cell Physiol, in press.

Dahal K, Gadapati W, Savitch LV, Singh J, Hüner NPA (2012) Cold acclimation and BnCBF17-over-expression enhance photosynthetic performance and energy conversion efficiency during long-term growth of Brassica napus under elevated CO2 conditions. Planta 236: 1639-1652.

Ivanov AG, Sane PV, Simidjiev I, Park Y-I, Huner NPA, Oquist G (2012) Restricted capacity for PSI-dependent cyclic electron flow in ΔpetE mutant compromises the ability for acclimation to iron stress in Synechococcus sp. PCC 7942 cells. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics 1871: 1277-1284.

Possmayer M, Berardi G, Beall B,Trick CG, Hüner NPA, Maxwell DP (2011) Plasticity of the psychrophilic green alga Chlamydomonas raudensis (UWO 241) (Chlorophyta) to supraoptimal temperature stress. J Phycol 47: 1098-1109

Savitch LV, Ivanov AG, Krol M, Sprott DP, Öquist G, Hüner NPA (2010) Regulation of energy partitioning and alternative electron transport pathways during cold acclimation of Lodgepole pine are oxygen-dependent. Plant Cell Physiol  51: 1555-1570

Rosso D, Bode R, Li W, Krol M, Saccon D, Wang S, Schillaci LA, Rodermel SR, Maxwell DP, Hüner NPA (2009) Photosynthetic redox imbalance governs leaf sectoring in the Arabidopsis thaliana variegation mutants immutans, spotty, var1 and var2. Plant Cell 21: 3473-3492. (Cover Article)

Busch F, Huner NPA, Ensminger I (2008) Increased air temperature during simulated autumn conditions impairs photosynthetic electron transport between photosystem II and photosystem I. Plant Physiol 147: 402-414.

Szyzska B, Ivanov A, Huner NPA (2007) Regulation of photosystem stoichiometry and energy partitioning in an Antarctic psychrophile (UWO 241) and mesophile (SAG 49.72) of Chlamydomonas raudensis. Biochim. Biophys Acta 1767: 789-800

Rosso D, Ivanov AG, Fu A, Geisler-Lee J, Hendrickson L, Geisler M, Stewart G, Krol M, Hurry V, Rodermel SR, Maxwell DP, Huner NPA (2006) IMMUTANS does not act as a stress- induced safety valve in the protection of the photosynthetic apparatus during steady state photosynthesis in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiol. 142: 574-585

Benedict C, Skinner JS, Meng R, Tang YC, Bhalerao R, Huner NPA, Finn CE, Chen THH, Hurry V (2006) The CBF1-dependent low temperature signalling pathway, regulon and increase in freeze tolerance are conserved in Populus spp. Plant Cell Environ, 29: 1259-1272.

Gudynaite-Savitch L, Gretes M, Morgan-Kiss RM, Savitch LV, Simmonds J, Kohalmi S, Huner NPA (2006) Cytrochrome f from the Antarctic psychrophile, Chlamydomonas raudensis UWO 241:structure, sequence, and complementation in the mesophile, Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Mol Genetics and Genomics 275: 387-398

Savitch LV, Allard C, Robert LS, Tinker NA, Huner NPA, Seki M, Shinozaki K, Singh J (2005) The effect of over-expression of two Brassica CBF/DREB1-like transcription factors on photosynthetic capacity and frost tolerance in Brassica napus. Plant Cell Physiol. 46:1525- 1539.

Rojdestvenski I, Cottam MG, Oquist G, Huner NPA (2003) Thermodynamics of complexity. Physica A 320: 318-328

NDong, C., Anzellotti, D., Ibrahim, R.K., Huner, N.P.A., Sarhan, F. (2003) Daphnetin methylation by a novel O-methyltransferase is associated with cold acclimation and photosystem II excitation pressure in rye. J. Biol. Chem. 78: 6854-6861.

Sane, P.V., Ivanov, A.G., Sveshnikov, D., Huner, N.P.A. and Oquist, G. 2002. A transient exchange of the photosystem II reaction center protein D1:1 with D1:2 during low temperature stress of Synechococcus sp. PCC 7942 in the light lowers the redox potential of QB. J. Biol. Chem. 277: 32739-32745.

(B) Invited Review Articles

Kurepin L, Dahal K, Savitch L, Singh J, Bode R, Ivanov A, Hurry V, Huner N (2013) Role of CBFs as integrators of chloroplast redox, phytochrome and plant hormone signaling during cold acclimation. Intern J Mol Sci 14: 12729-12763.

Hüner NPA, Bode R, Dahal K, Busch FA, Possmayer M, Szyszka B, Rosso D, Ensminger I, Krol M, Ivanov AG, Maxwell DP (2013) Shedding some light on cold acclimation, cold adaptation and phenotypic plasticity. Botany 91: 127-136. (2010 Gold Medal Address)

Hüner NPA, Bode R, Dahal K, Hollis L, Rosso D, Krol M, Ivanov AG (2012) Chloroplast redox imbalance governs phenotypic plasticity: the “grand design of photosynthesis” revisited. Frontiers in Plant Physiol. 3: article 255 doi: 10.3389/fpls.2012.00255.

McDonald AE, Ivanov AG, Bode R, Maxwell DP, Rodermel SR, Hüner NPA (2011) Flexibility in photosynthetic electron transport: the physiological role of plastoquinol terminal oxidase (PTOX). Biochim Biophys Acta (Bioenergetics) 1807: 954-67

Morgan-Kiss RM, Priscu J, Pocock T, Gudynaite-Savitch L, Huner NPA (2006) Adaptation and acclimation of photosynthetic micro-organisms to polar environments. Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 70: 222-252

Őquist, G. and N.P.A. Huner. 2003. Photosynthesis of overwintering evergreen plants. (2003) Ann. Rev. Plant  Biology 54: 329-355.

(C) Invited Book Chapters

Dahal K, Kane K, Sarhan F, Savitch LV, Singh J, Grodzinski B, Hüner NPA (2013) CBF transcription factors as targets for the maintenance of crop yield under sub-optimal growth conditions. In: Handbook of Plant and Crop Physiology (Pessarakli M ed.), in press

Hüner NPA, GrodzinskiB(2011) Photosynthesis and photoautotrophy. Comprehensive Biotechnology, Vol 1:  315-322

Ma S, Jevnikar AM, Hüner NPA (2011) Microalgae as bioreactors for production of pharmaceutical proteins. Comprehensive Biotechnology, Vol. 4, 301-307.

Sane PV, Ivanov AG, Öquist G, Hüner NPA (2012) Thermoluminescence. In: Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration. Techniques in Photosynthesis. (Govindjee, ed), Vol. 26, in press, Kluwer, Dordrecht. (NSERC

(D) Textbooks

Hopkins,WG, Hüner NPA. 2009. Introduction to Plant Physiology, 4rd Edition, John Wiley & Sons Inc.New York , pp. 503. Translated into 6 languages

(E) Patents

Hüner, N.P.A., Krol, M., Ivanov, A. and F. Sarhan. 2003. Compositions including naturally occurring compounds from plants, algae and cyanobacteria for protection against solar radiation. Canadian Patent No. 2251457. Issued October 17, 2003.

Hüner N.P.A., Krol, M., Ivanov, A. and F. Sarhan. 2004.  Solar Radiation Protection Composition. US Patent awarded Sept 7, 2004. US Patent No. 6,787,147l B

Huner, N.P.A., Krol, M., Ivanov, A. and F. Sarhan. 2004. Solar Radiation Protection Composition. Australian Patent No. 777305. Awarded January 27, 2005. 

(F) A Selection of Awards and Honours (Career Total: 43)

NSERC University Research Fellow (1981-1991)

C.D. Nelson Award (1987) – Canadian Society of Plant Physiologists

Florence Buck Science Prize (1989) – UWO

Distinguished Research Professor (1993) -UWO

Elected Fellow, Academy of Science, Royal Society of Canada (1995)

Honorary Doctorate (FD honoris causa), Univ. of Umea, Sweden (1999)

Director, Life Sciences Division, Academy of Science, RSC (1996-2000)

Chair, Department of Plant Sciences (UWO) (1998-2002)

President, Canadian Society of Plant Physiologists (1999-2001)

Canada Research Chair in Environmental Stress Biology (Tier 1)  (2002-2009)

Distinguished Ontario Researcher Award (2003)

UWO Student Council Honor Roll Award for Teaching Excellence (2004-2005)

Honorary Professor, Xinjiang University, China (2005)

Thomson ISI Highly Cited Researcher (2006)

Canada Research Chair in Environmental Stress Biology (Tier 1) (2009-2016)

UWO Student Council Honor Roll Award for Teaching Excellence (2008-09)

CSPB Gold Medal (2010)

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