Peter Shaw
  • Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, Norwich Research Park, United Kingdom
Research focus
  • Plant science
  • 1 Author merit

Current position

Project Leader in Cell and Developmental Biology


  1. Calder, G., Hindle, C., Chan, J. and Shaw, P. (2015). An optical imaging chamber for viewing living plant cells and tissues at high resolution for extended periods. Plant Methods 11: 22.
  2. Martin, A. C., Shaw, P., Phillips, D., Reader, S. and Moore, G. (2014). Licensing MLH1 sites for crossover during meiosis. Nat Commun 5: 4580.
  3. Rosa, S., Ntoukakis, V., Ohmido, N., Pendle, A., Abranches, R. and Shaw, P. (2014). Cell differentiation and development in Arabidopsis are associated with changes in histone dynamics at the single-cell level. Plant Cell 26(12): 4821-4833.
  4. Rosa, S., De Lucia, F., Mylne, J. S., Zhu, D., Ohmido, N., Pendle, A., Kato, N., Shaw, P. and Dean, C. (2013). Physical clustering of FLC alleles during Polycomb-mediated epigenetic silencing in vernalization. Genes Dev 27(17): 1845-1850.
  5. Shaw, P. (2013). The plant nuclear. Page: 65-76.
  6. Richards, D. M., Greer, E., Martin, A. C., Moore, G., Shaw, P. J. and Howard, M. (2012). Quantitative dynamics of telomere bouquet formation. PLoS Comput Biol 8(12): e1002812.
  7. Wen, R., Moore, G. and Shaw, P. J. (2012). Centromeres cluster de novo at the beginning of meiosis in Brachypodium distachyon. PLoS One 7(9): e44681.
  8. Greer, E., Martin, A. C., Pendle, A., Colas, I., Jones, A. M., Moore, G. and Shaw, P. (2012). The Ph1 locus suppresses Cdk2-type activity during premeiosis and meiosis in wheat. Plant Cell 24(1): 152-162.
  9. Shaw, P. and Brown, J. (2012). Nucleoli: composition, function, and dynamics. Plant Physiol 158(1): 44-51.
  10. Shaw, P. J. and Mckewon, P. C. (2011). The structure of rDNA chromatin. Page: 43-56.
  11. Schubert, I. and Shaw, P. (2011). Organization and dynamics of plant interphase chromosomes. Trends Plant Sci 16(5): 273-281.
  12. Shaw, P. J., Colas, I. and Koroleva, O. (2010). Mass spectrometry in plant proteomic analysis. Plant Biosyst 144(3): 703-714.
  13. Knight, E., Greer, E., Draeger, T., Thole, V., Reader, S., Shaw, P. and Moore, G. (2010). Inducing chromosome pairing through premature condensation: analysis of wheat interspecific hybrids. Funct Integr Genomics 10(4): 603-608.
  14. Kim, S. H., Spensley, M., Choi, S. K., Calixto, C. P., Pendle, A. F., Koroleva, O., Shaw, P. J. and Brown, J. W. (2010). Plant U13 orthologues and orphan snoRNAs identified by RNomics of RNA from Arabidopsis nucleoli. Nucleic Acids Res 38(9): 3054-3067.
  15. Shaw, P. J. (2010). Mapping chromatin conformation. F1000 Biol Rep 2.
  16. Dvorackova, M., Rossignol, P., Shaw, P. J., Koroleva, O. A., Doonan, J. H. and Fajkus, J. (2010). AtTRB1, a telomeric DNA-binding protein from Arabidopsis, is concentrated in the nucleolus and shows highly dynamic association with chromatin. Plant J 61(4): 637-649.
  17. Wegel, E., Koumproglou, R., Shaw, P. and Osbourn, A. (2009). Cell type-specific chromatin decondensation of a metabolic gene cluster in oats. Plant Cell 21(12): 3926-3936.
  18. Koroleva, O. A., Brown, J. W. and Shaw, P. J. (2009). Localization of eIF4A-III in the nucleolus and splicing speckles is an indicator of plant stress. Plant Signal Behav 4(12): 1148-1151.
  19. Kim, S. H., Koroleva, O. A., Lewandowska, D., Pendle, A. F., Clark, G. P., Simpson, C. G., Shaw, P. J. and Brown, J. W. (2009). Aberrant mRNA transcripts and the nonsense-mediated decay proteins UPF2 and UPF3 are enriched in the Arabidopsis nucleolus. Plant Cell 21(7): 2045-2057.
  20. Koroleva, O. A., Calder, G., Pendle, A. F., Kim, S. H., Lewandowska, D., Simpson, C. G., Jones, I. M., Brown, J. W. and Shaw, P. J. (2009). Dynamic behavior of Arabidopsis eIF4A-III, putative core protein of exon junction complex: fast relocation to nucleolus and splicing speckles under hypoxia. Plant Cell 21(5): 1592-1606.
  21. McKeown, P. C. and Shaw, P. J. (2009). Chromatin: linking structure and function in the nucleolus. Chromosoma 118(1): 11-23.
  22. Moore, G. and Shaw, P. (2009). Improving the chances of finding the right partner. Curr Opin Genet Dev 19(2): 99-104.
1 Protocol published
Two-photon Photoactivation to Measure Histone Exchange Dynamics in Plant Root Cells
Authors:  Stefanie Rosa and Peter Shaw, date: 10/20/2015, view: 7273, Q&A: 0
Chromatin-binding proteins play a crucial role in chromatin structure and gene expression. Direct binding of chromatin proteins both maintains and regulates transcriptional states. It is therefore important to study the binding properties of these ...
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