Eduardo Rodriguez Bejarano
  • Instituto de Hortofruticultura Subtropical y Mediterránea “La Mayora”, Universidad de Málaga-Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (IHSM-UMA-CSIC), Dept. Biología Celular, Genética y Fisiología, Universidad de Málaga, Campus Teatinos, Spain, Spain,
Research fields
  • Plant science
Personal information


Biology, Universidad de Cordoba, Spain, 1982

Current position

Dr, Genetic, Universidad de Malaga, Spain


  1. Arroyo-Mateos, M., Sabarit, B., Maio, F., Sánchez-Durán, M. A., Rosas-Díaz, T., Prins, M., Ruiz-Albert, J., Luna, A. P., van der Burg, H. A. and Bejarano, E. R. (2018). Geminivirus Replication Protein impairs SUMO conjugation of PCNA at two acceptor sites. Journal of Virology (In press)
  2. Castro, P. H., Verde, N., Tavares, R. M., Bejarano, E. R. and Azevedo, H. (2018). Sugar signaling regulation by arabidopsis SIZ1-driven sumoylation is independent of salicylic acid. Plant Signal Behav 13(4): e1179417.
  3. Rosas-Díaz, T., Zhang, D., Fan, P., Wang, L., Ding, X., Jiang, Y., Jimenez-Gongora, T., Medina-Puche, L., Zhao, X., Feng, Z., Zhang, G., Liu, X., Bejarano, E. R., Tan, L., Zhang, H., Zhu, J. K., Xing, W., Faulkner, C., Nagawa, S. and Lozano-Durán, R. (2018). A virus-targeted plant receptor-like kinase promotes cell-to-cell spread of RNAi. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 115(6): 1388-1393.
  4. Luna, A. P., Rodríguez-Negrete, E. A., Morilla, G., Wang, L., Lozano-Durán, R., Castillo, A. G. and Bejarano, E. R. (2017). V2 from a curtovirus is a suppressor of post-transcriptional gene silencing. J Gen Virol 98(10): 2607-2614.
  5. Rosas-Díaz, T., Cana-Quijada, P., Amorim-Silva, V., Botella, M. A., Lozano-Durán, R. and Bejarano, E. R. (2017). Arabidopsis NahG Plants as a Suitable and Efficient System for Transient Expression using Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Mol Plant 10(2): 353-356.
  6. González-Plaza, J. J., Ortiz-Martín, I., Muñoz-Mérida, A., García-López, C., Sánchez-Sevilla, J. F., Luque, F., Trelles, O., Bejarano, E. R., De La Rosa, R., Valpuesta, V. and Beuzón, C. R. (2016). Transcriptomic Analysis Using Olive Varieties and Breeding Progenies Identifies Candidate Genes Involved in Plant Architecture. Front Plant Sci 7: 240.
  7. Rosas-Diaz, T., Macho, A. P., Beuzon, C. R., Lozano-Duran, R. and Bejarano, E. R. (2016). The C2 Protein from the Geminivirus Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Sardinia Virus Decreases Sensitivity to Jasmonates and Suppresses Jasmonate-Mediated Defences. Plants (Basel) 5(1).
  8. Sánchez-Campos, S., Rodríguez-Negrete, E. A., Cruzado, L., Grande-Pérez, A., Bejarano, E. R., Navas-Castillo, J. and Moriones, E. (2016). Tomato yellow leaf curl virus: No evidence for replication in the insect vector Bemisia tabaci. Sci Rep 6: 30942.
  9. Cañizares, M. C., Rosas-Díaz, T., Rodríguez-Negrete, E., Hogenhout, S. A., Bedford, I. D., Bejarano, E. R., Navas-Castillo, J. and Moriones, E. (2015). Arabidopsis thaliana, an experimental host for tomato yellow leaf curl disease‐associated begomoviruses by agroinoculation and whitefly transmission. Plant Pathol 64(2): 265-271.
  10. Castro, P. H., Verde, N., Lourenco, T., Magalhaes, A. P., Tavares, R. M., Bejarano, E. R. and Azevedo, H. (2015). SIZ1-Dependent Post-Translational Modification by SUMO Modulates Sugar Signaling and Metabolism in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell Physiol 56(12): 2297-2311.
  11. Rufian, J. S., Lucia, A., Macho, A. P., Orozco-Navarrete, B., Arroyo-Mateos, M., Bejarano, E. R., Beuzon, C. R. and Ruiz-Albert, J. (2015). Auto-acetylation on K289 is not essential for HopZ1a-mediated plant defense suppression. Front Microbiol 6: 684.
  12. Rodriguez-Negrete, E. A., Sanchez-Campos, S., Canizares, M. C., Navas-Castillo, J., Moriones, E., Bejarano, E. R. and Grande-Perez, A. (2014). A sensitive method for the quantification of virion-sense and complementary-sense DNA strands of circular single-stranded DNA viruses. Sci Rep 4: 6438.
  13. Canizares, M. C., Lozano-Duran, R., Canto, T., Bejarano, E. R., Bisaro, D. M., Navas-Castillo, J. and Moriones, E. (2013). Effects of the crinivirus coat protein-interacting plant protein SAHH on post-transcriptional RNA silencing and its suppression. Mol Plant Microbe Interact 26(9): 1004-1015.
  14. Czosnek, H., Eybishtz, A., Sade, D., Gorovits, R., Sobol, I., Bejarano, E., Rosas-Diaz, T. and Lozano-Duran, R. (2013). Discovering host genes involved in the infection by the Tomato Yellow Leaf Curl Virus complex and in the establishment of resistance to the virus using Tobacco Rattle Virus-based post transcriptional gene silencing. Viruses 5(3): 998-1022. 
  15. Garcia, I., Rosas, T., Bejarano, E. R., Gotor, C. and Romero, L. C. (2013). Transient transcriptional regulation of the CYS-C1 gene and cyanide accumulation upon pathogen infection in the plant immune response. Plant Physiol 162(4): 2015-2027.
  16. Hanley-Bowdoin, L., Bejarano, E. R., Robertson, D. and Mansoor, S. (2013). Geminiviruses: masters at redirecting and reprogramming plant processes. Nat Rev Microbiol 11(11): 777-788.
  17. Rodríguez Negrete, E., Bejarano, E. R. and Castillo, A. G. (2013). Using the yeast two-hybrid system to identify protein-protein interactions. In: Jorrín-Novo, J. V., Komatsu, S., Weckerth, W. and Wienkoop, S. (Eds). Plant Proteomics Methods and Protocols (2nd edition, From advances in proteomics techniques to biological and translational research). Humana Press (Springer Science) Series Methods in Molecular Biology.
  18. Rodriguez-Negrete, E., Lozano-Duran, R., Piedra-Aguilera, A., Cruzado, L., Bejarano, E. R. and Castillo, A. G. (2013). Geminivirus Rep protein interferes with the plant DNA methylation machinery and suppresses transcriptional gene silencing. New Phytol 199(2): 464-475.
  19. Caracuel, Z., Lozano-Duran, R., Huguet, S., Arroyo-Mateos, M., Rodriguez-Negrete, E. A. and Bejarano, E. R. (2012). C2 from Beet curly top virus promotes a cell environment suitable for efficient replication of geminiviruses, providing a novel mechanism of viral synergism. New Phytol 194(3): 846-858.
  20. Castro, P. H., Tavares, R. M., Bejarano, E. R. and Azevedo, H. (2012). SUMO, a heavyweight player in plant abiotic stress responses. Cell Mol Life Sci 69(19): 3269-3283.
  21. Lozano-Duran, R., Caracuel, Z. and Bejarano, E. R. (2012). C2 from Beet curly top virus meddles with the cell cycle: a novel function for an old pathogenicity factor. Plant Signal Behav 7(12): 1705-1708.
  22. Luna, A. P., Morilla, G., Voinnet, O. and Bejarano, E. R. (2012). Functional analysis of gene-silencing suppressors from tomato yellow leaf curl disease viruses. Mol Plant Microbe Interact 25(10): 1294-1306.
  23. Munoz-Centeno, M. C., Martin-Guevara, C., Flores, A., Perez-Pulido, A. J., Antunez-Rodriguez, C., Castillo, A. G., Sanchez-Duran, M., Mier, P. and Bejarano, E. R. (2012). Mpg2 interacts and cooperates with Mpg1 to maintain yeast glycosylation. FEMS Yeast Res 12(5): 511-520.
  24. Munoz-Merida, A., Perkins, J. R., Viguera, E., Thode, G., Bejarano, E. R. and Perez-Pulido, A. J. (2012). Semirna: searching for plant miRNAs using target sequences. OMICS 16(4): 168-177.
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