Peter Marhavý Institute of Science and Technology Austria, Austria
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Eva Benková
  • Institute of Science and Technology Austria, Austria
Research focus
  • Plant science
  • 1 Author merit


Ph.D. Biophysics, Institute of Biophysics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Brno, Czech Republic, 1998

Current position

Assistant Professor at the Institute for Science and Technology (IST), Austria

Publications (since 2010)

  1. Chen, X., Grandont, L., Li, H., Hauschild, R., Paque, S., Abuzeineh, A., Rakusova, H., Benkova, E., Perrot-Rechenmann, C. and Friml, J. (2014). Inhibition of cell expansion by rapid ABP1-mediated auxin effect on microtubules. Nature 516(7529): 90-93. (Epub ahead of print)
  2. Marhavy, P., Duclercq, J., Weller, B., Feraru, E., Bielach, A., Offringa, R., Friml, J., Schwechheimer, C., Murphy, A. and Benkova, E. (2014). Cytokinin controls polarity of PIN1-dependent auxin transport during lateral root organogenesis. Curr Biol 24(9): 1031-1037.
  3. Smet, D., Zadnikova, P., Vandenbussche, F., Benkova, E. and Van Der Straeten, D. (2014). Dynamic infrared imaging analysis of apical hook development in Arabidopsis: the case of brassinosteroids. New Phytol 202(4): 1398-1411. (Epub ahead of print)
  4. Dubas, E., Moravcikova, J., Libantova, J., Matusikova, I., Benkova, E., Zur, I. and Krzewska, M. (2014). The influence of heat stress on auxin distribution in transgenic B. napus microspores and microspore-derived embryos. Protoplasma 251(5): 1077-1087. (Epub ahead of print)
  5. Cuesta, C., Wabnik, K. and Benkova, E. (2013). Systems approaches to study root architecture dynamics. Front Plant Sci 4: 537.
  6. O'Brien, J. A. and Benkova, E. (2013). Cytokinin cross-talking during biotic and abiotic stress responses. Front Plant Sci 4: 451.
  7. Peret, B., Middleton, A. M., French, A. P., Larrieu, A., Bishopp, A., Njo, M., Wells, D. M., Porco, S., Mellor, N., Band, L. R., Casimiro, I., Kleine-Vehn, J., Vanneste, S., Sairanen, I., Mallet, R., Sandberg, G., Ljung, K., Beeckman, T., Benkova, E., Friml, J., Kramer, E., King, J. R., De Smet, I., Pridmore, T., Owen, M. and Bennett, M. J. (2013). Sequential induction of auxin efflux and influx carriers regulates lateral root emergence. Mol Syst Biol 9: 699.
  8. Galbiati, F., Sinha Roy, D., Simonini, S., Cucinotta, M., Ceccato, L., Cuesta, C., Simaskova, M., Benkova, E., Kamiuchi, Y., Aida, M., Weijers, D., Simon, R., Masiero, S. and Colombo, L. (2013). An integrative model of the control of ovule primordia formation. Plant J 76(3): 446-455.
  9. Cazzonelli, C. I., Vanstraelen, M., Simon, S., Yin, K., Carron-Arthur, A., Nisar, N., Tarle, G., Cuttriss, A. J., Searle, I. R., Benkova, E., Mathesius, U., Masle, J., Friml, J. and Pogson, B. J. (2013). Role of the Arabidopsis PIN6 auxin transporter in auxin homeostasis and auxin-mediated development. PLoS One 8(7): e70069.
  10. Rosquete, M. R., von Wangenheim, D., Marhavy, P., Barbez, E., Stelzer, E. H., Benkova, E., Maizel, A. and Kleine-Vehn, J. (2013). An auxin transport mechanism restricts positive orthogravitropism in lateral roots. Curr Biol 23(9): 817-822.
  11. Marhavy, P., Vanstraelen, M., De Rybel, B., Zhaojun, D., Bennett, M. J., Beeckman, T. and Benkova, E. (2013). Auxin reflux between the endodermis and pericycle promotes lateral root initiation. EMBO J 32(1): 149-158.
  12. Vandenbussche, F., Callebert, P., Zadnikova, P., Benkova, E. and Van Der Straeten, D. (2013). Brassinosteroid control of shoot gravitropism interacts with ethylene and depends on auxin signaling components. Am J Bot 100(1): 215-225.
  13. Li, H., Xu, T., Lin, D., Wen, M., Xie, M., Duclercq, J., Bielach, A., Kim, J., Reddy, G. V., Zuo, J., Benkova, E., Friml, J., Guo, H. and Yang, Z. (2013). Cytokinin signaling regulates pavement cell morphogenesis in Arabidopsis. Cell Res 23(2): 290-299.
  14. Bielach, A., Podlesakova, K., Marhavy, P., Duclercq, J., Cuesta, C., Muller, B., Grunewald, W., Tarkowski, P. and Benkova, E. (2012). Spatiotemporal regulation of lateral root organogenesis in Arabidopsis by cytokinin. Plant Cell 24(10): 3967-3981.
  15. Bencivenga, S., Simonini, S., Benkova, E. and Colombo, L. (2012). The transcription factors BEL1 and SPL are required for cytokinin and auxin signaling during ovule development in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 24(7): 2886-2897.
  16. Guenot, B., Bayer, E., Kierzkowski, D., Smith, R. S., Mandel, T., Zadnikova, P., Benkova, E. and Kuhlemeier, C. (2012). Pin1-independent leaf initiation in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol 159(4): 1501-1510.
  17. Kiran, N. S., Benkova, E., Rekova, A., Dubova, J., Malbeck, J., Palme, K. and Brzobohaty, B. (2012). Retargeting a maize beta-glucosidase to the vacuole--evidence from intact plants that zeatin-O-glucoside is stored in the vacuole. Phytochemistry 79: 67-77.
  18. Bielach, A., Duclercq, J., Marhavy, P. and Benkova, E. (2012). Genetic approach towards the identification of auxin-cytokinin crosstalk components involved in root development. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 367(1595): 1469-1478.
  19. Marhavy, P., Bielach, A., Abas, L., Abuzeineh, A., Duclercq, J., Tanaka, H., Parezova, M., Petrasek, J., Friml, J., Kleine-Vehn, J. and Benkova, E. (2011). Cytokinin modulates endocytic trafficking of PIN1 auxin efflux carrier to control plant organogenesis. Dev Cell 21(4): 796-804.
  20. Zhang, J., Vanneste, S., Brewer, P. B., Michniewicz, M., Grones, P., Kleine-Vehn, J., Lofke, C., Teichmann, T., Bielach, A., Cannoot, B., Hoyerova, K., Chen, X., Xue, H. W., Benkova, E., Zazimalova, E. and Friml, J. (2011). Inositol trisphosphate-induced Ca2+ signaling modulates auxin transport and PIN polarity. Dev Cell 20(6): 855-866.
  21. Bishopp, A., Help, H., El-Showk, S., Weijers, D., Scheres, B., Friml, J., Benkova, E., Mahonen, A. P. and Helariutta, Y. (2011). A mutually inhibitory interaction between auxin and cytokinin specifies vascular pattern in roots. Curr Biol 21(11): 917-926.
  22. Rakusova, H., Gallego-Bartolome, J., Vanstraelen, M., Robert, H. S., Alabadi, D., Blazquez, M. A., Benkova, E. and Friml, J. (2011). Polarization of PIN3-dependent auxin transport for hypocotyl gravitropic response in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J 67(5): 817-826.
  23. Dubrovsky, J. G., Napsucialy-Mendivil, S., Duclercq, J., Cheng, Y., Shishkova, S., Ivanchenko, M. G., Friml, J., Murphy, A. S. and Benkova, E. (2011). Auxin minimum defines a developmental window for lateral root initiation. New Phytol 191(4): 970-983.
  24. Gallego-Bartolome, J., Arana, M. V., Vandenbussche, F., Zadnikova, P., Minguet, E. G., Guardiola, V., Van Der Straeten, D., Benkova, E., Alabadi, D. and Blazquez, M. A. (2011). Hierarchy of hormone action controlling apical hook development in Arabidopsis. Plant J 67(4): 622-634.
  25. Krouk, G., Lacombe, B., Bielach, A., Perrine-Walker, F., Malinska, K., Mounier, E., Hoyerova, K., Tillard, P., Leon, S., Ljung, K., Zazimalova, E., Benkova, E., Nacry, P. and Gojon, A. (2010). Nitrate-regulated auxin transport by NRT1.1 defines a mechanism for nutrient sensing in plants. Dev Cell 18(6): 927-937.
  26. Zadnikova, P., Petrasek, J., Marhavy, P., Raz, V., Vandenbussche, F., Ding, Z., Schwarzerova, K., Morita, M. T., Tasaka, M., Hejatko, J., Van Der Straeten, D., Friml, J. and Benkova, E. (2010). Role of PIN-mediated auxin efflux in apical hook development of Arabidopsis thaliana. Development 137(4): 607-617.
  27. Vandenbussche, F., Petrasek, J., Zadnikova, P., Hoyerova, K., Pesek, B., Raz, V., Swarup, R., Bennett, M., Zazimalova, E., Benkova, E. and Van Der Straeten, D. (2010). The auxin influx carriers AUX1 and LAX3 are involved in auxin-ethylene interactions during apical hook development in Arabidopsis thaliana seedlings. Development 137(4): 597-606.

Review articles and book chapters (since 2010)

  1. Vanstraelen, M. and Benkova, E. (2012). Hormonal interactions in the regulation of plant development. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol 28: 463-487.
  2. Bishopp, A., Benkova, E. and Helariutta, Y. (2011). Sending mixed messages: auxin-cytokinin crosstalk in roots. Curr Opin Plant Biol 14(1): 10-16.
  3. Benková, E. and Bielach, A. (2010). Lateral root organogenesis - from cell to organ. Curr Opin Plant Biol 13:677-83.
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Authors:  Peter Marhavý and Eva Benková, date: 04/20/2015, view: 8137, Q&A: 0
Plants maintain capacity to form new organs such as leaves, flowers, lateral shoots and roots throughout their postembryonic lifetime. Lateral roots (LRs) originate from a few pericycle cells that acquire attributes of founder cells (FCs), undergo ...
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