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Dmitri Nusinow, Ph.D.

Dmitri’s research is focused on understanding how the circadian clock is integrated with environmental signals to control growth, physiology and development. This increased understanding of the mechanisms underlying plant growth and development will help improve their use as feed, food and fuel stocks.

Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Meet the New Principal Investigators at the Danforth Center

Strategic New Hires Strengthen Research, Education and Expertise
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Monday, 24 September 2018

Burst of Morning Gene Activity Tells Plants When to Flower

“This work showed us that plants are integrating many different signals together when making the critical decision of when to flower,” Dr. Nusinow said.
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Thursday, 01 March 2018

2017 Danforth Center NSF Intern receives First Place Honors

2017 Danforth Center NSF Intern receives First Place Honors at 2018 Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Washington, DC
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Wednesday, 11 November 2015

New Publications from the Nusinow Lab

Dmitri Nusinow and lab members have had three research papers published in 2015, underscoring the purpose and validity of their circadian research.

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Monday, 30 March 2015

Student Lab Intern Develops Automated Plant Imaging System

High school intern was a key player in the Nusinow lab at the Danforth Center over winter break. 
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Friday, 07 March 2014

(The Week) How the tick-tock of a plant's clock could help fight the effects of global warming

Humans aren't the only ones that are jarred when their Circadian rhythms are disrupted. Plants, too, live by a finely tuned time-keeping system. In St. Louis, Mo., scientists are studying these processes so they can learn how to hack into a plant's clock and create more resilient crops and faster-growing biofuels.
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Friday, 07 March 2014

Plant Pulse

The Plant Pulse is a feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that includes a sampling of interesting stories about world hunger and malnutrition, food security, climate change, biofuels, agriculture, the environment, conferences and events, and the impact of plant science.
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Thursday, 27 February 2014

Ask A Plant Scientist: Dmitri Nusinow, PH.D.

Dmitri Nusinow, Ph.D. joined the Danforth Center in 2012 as an Assistant Member and Principal Investigator. His research is focused on understanding how the circadian clock is integrated with environmental signals to control growth, physiology and development. This knowledge can be used to improve the productivity of crops.
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Friday, 06 December 2013

DISSECTING THE FUNCTION OF THE CIRCADIAN CLOCK IN GROWTH, TIMING

The Nusinow lab recently identified a multi-protein complex in Arabidopsis, named the "Evening Complex", that is critical for growth, circadian rhythms, and photoperiodism. This transcriptional regulatory complex, composed of EARLYFLOWERING 3, EARLYFLOWERING 4 and LUX ARRHYTHMO, directly participates in the modulation of core clock components, as well as regulates growth through controlling the temporal expression of growth promoting transcription factors, PHYTOCHROME INTERACTING FACTOR 4 and PHYTOCHROME INTERACTING FACTOR 5.
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