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Guosheng Liu Ph.D.


Biology Staff

CSRB 220.1

About me


Manage all aspects of the Microscopy Core facilities (website: https://research-groups.usask.ca/scopes/), including but is not limited to: Maintain the lab at a high research standard to facilitate effective use of the space, equipment and other resources; Provide professional and advanced technical training, support and troubleshooting to graduate students, researchers and faculty in Biology Department, U of S and/or external clients; Ensure strict adherence to established safety practices.



Ÿ Yang L, Qin L, Liu G, Peremyslov VV, Dolja VV, Wei Y (2014) Myosins XI modulate host cellular responses and penetration resistance to fungal pathogens. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 111, 13996-14001.
Ÿ Liu G, Ji Y, Bhuiyan N, Pilot G, Selvaraj G, Zou J and Wei Y (2010) Amino acid homeostasis modulates salicylic acid-associated redox and defense in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 22, 3845-3863.
Ÿ Feng J, Wang F, Liu G, Greenshields D, Hughes GR, Selvaraj G, Wei Y. (2009) Analysis of the promoter region of the gene LIP1encoding triglyceride lipase from Fusarium graminearum. FEMS Microbiol. Letters.
Ÿ Feng J, Wang F, Liu G, Greenshields D, Shen W, Kaminskyj S, Hughes GR, Peng Y, Selvaraj G, Zou J and Wei Y. (2009) Analysis of a Blumeria graminis-secreted lipase reveals the importance of host epicuticular wax components for fungal adhesion and development. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 22, 1601-1610.
Ÿ Liu G, Greenshields DL, Sammynaiken R, Hirji R, Selvaraj G and Wei Y (2007) Targeted alterations in iron homeostasis underlie plant defense responses. J. Cell Sci.120, 596-605. (With cover image).
Ÿ Liu G, Kennedy R, Greenshields DL, Peng G, Forseille L, Selvaraj G, Wei Y (2007) Detached and attached Arabidopsis leaf assays reveal distinctive defense responses against hemibiotrophic Colletotrichum species. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interact. 20, 1308-1319.
Ÿ Greenshields DL, Liu G, Feng J, Selveraj G, Wei Y (2007) The siderophore biosynthetic gene sid1, not fet3, is required for full virulence of Fusarium graminearum. Mol. Plant Pathol. 8, 411-421.
Ÿ Greenshields DL, Liu G and Wei Y (2007) Roles of iron in plant defense and fungal virulence. Plant Signal. Behav. 2, 300-301.
Ÿ Bhuiyan NH, Liu W, Liu G, Selvaraj G, Wei Y and King J (2007). Transcriptional regulation of genes involved in the pathways of biosynthesis and supply of methyl units in response to powdery mildew attack and abiotic stresses in wheat. Plant Mol. Biol. 64, 305-318.
Ÿ Liu G, Holub E, Alonso JM, Ecker JR and Fobert PR (2005) An Arabidopsis NPR1-like gene, NPR4, is required for disease resistance. Plant J. 41, 304-318.
Ÿ Liu G, Sheng X, Greenshields DL, Ogieglo A, Kaminskyj S, Selvaraj G, and Wei Y (2005) Profiling of wheat class III peroxidase genes derived from powdery mildew-attacked epidermis reveals distinct sequence-associated expression patterns. Mol. Plant-Microbe Interac. 18, 730-741.
Ÿ Feng J, Liu G, Selvaraj G, Hughes GR and Wei Y (2005) A secreted lipase encoded by LIP1 is necessary for efficient use of saturated triglyceride lipids in Fusarium graminearum. Microbiology 151, 3911-3921.
Ÿ Greenshields DL, Liu G, Selvaraj G and Wei Y (2005) Differential regulation of wheat quinone reductases in response to powdery mildew infection. Planta 222, 867-875.
Ÿ Greenshields DJ, Liu G, Selvaraj G and Wei Y (2004) New insights into ancient resistance; the molecular side of cell wall appositions. Phytoprotection 85, 49-52.
Ÿ Sharma KG, Mason DL, Liu G, Rea PA, Bachhawat AK and Michaelis S (2002) Localization, regulation and substrate transport properties of Bpt1p, a S. cerevisiae MRP-type ABC transporter. Euk. Cell 1, 391-400.
Ÿ Liu G, Sanchez-Fernandez R, Li ZS and Rea PA (2001) Enhanced multispecificity of Arabidopsis MRP-type ABC transporter, AtMRP2. J. Biol. Chem. 276, 8648-8656.
Ÿ Zeng H*, Liu G*, Rea PA and Kruh GD (2000) Transport of amphipathic anions by human multidrug resistance-associated protein 3 (MRP3, MOAT-D). Cancer Res. 60, 4779-4784. (*contributed equally)

Education & Training

B.Sc & M.Sc. Agricultural University of Hebei, Baoding, Hebei Province, China.

Ph.D. Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.