Dr. Gerald Schoenknecht
Dept. of Plant Biology, Ecology, and Evolution
301 Physical Sciences, Stillwater, OK 74078-3013, USA
Currently on leave as Program Director at NSF
PBIO 4463 Plant Physiology, every spring and fall (in fall only as online course).
Prerequisite: BOT 1404. Plant subcellular structure, water relations, water absorption and ascent of sap, translocation, gaseous exchange, nutrition, enzymes, respiration, photosynthesis, growth, development, reproduction, tropisms, hormones, dormancy and seed germination.
PBIO 4462 Plant Physiology Lab, every spring.
Prerequisite: BOT 3463 or concurrent enrollment. Skills in techniques for working with plants, experiments involving nutrition, respiration, photosynthesis, water relations, translocation, hormones, growth and development. Previously offered at BOT 3460.
PBIO 5423/4423 Plant Mineral Nutrition, fall of odd numbered years.
PBIO 5110/4990 Biostatistics, fall of even numbered years.
My group studies the physiology and evolution of plant membrane transport proteins. Ongoing research projects are:
- Annotation and analysis of the genome of the thermoacidophilic red alga Galdieria sulphuraria. The analysis of the Galdieria genome has been published in Science.
- The molecular mechanisms of volatage-dependent gating of the vacuolar cation channel TPC1.
- Recording and modelling of pH homeostasis in plant root cells.
Gating of the two-pore cation channel AtTPC1 in the plant vacuole is based on a single voltage-sensing domain
Jaslan, D., Mueller, T.D., Becker, D., Schultz, J., Cuin, T., Marten, I., Dreyer, I., Schönknecht, G. (communicating author) and Hedrich, R. (2016) Plant Biology 18: 750-760. (Recommended by F1000Prime and covered by EurekAlert)
Ternes, C. M. and Schönknecht, G. (2014) Genome Biology and Evolution 6(9): 2335-2349.
Schönknecht, G., Weber, A. P.M. and Lercher, M. J. (2014) BioEssay 36(1): 9-20.
Schönknecht, G. (2013) Plants 2(4): 589-614.
Schönknecht, G., Chen, W.-H., Ternes, C. M., Barbier, G. G., Shrestha, R. P., Stanke, M., Bräutigam, A., Baker, B. J., Banfield, J. F., Garavito, R. M., Carr, K., Wilkerson, C., Gagneul, D., Dickenson, N. E., Oesterhelt, C., Lercher, M. J. and Weber, A. P.M. (2013) Science 339: 1207-1210.
Dadacz-Narloch, B., Beyhl, D., Larisch, C., López-Sanjurjo, E.J., Reski, R., Kuchitsu, K., Müller, T.D., Becker, D., Schönknecht, G. (communicating author) and Hedrich, R. (2011) The Plant Cell 23: 2696-2707.
Bethmann, B. and Schönknecht, G. (2009) New Phytologist 183(2): 327-339.
Schönknecht, G., Brown, J.E. and Verchot-Lubicz, J. (2008) Protoplasma 232 (3): 143-152.
Schönknecht, G. and Trebacz, K. (2008) Plant Signaling & Behavior 3 (6): 404-405.
Trebacz, K., Schönknecht, G., Dziubinska, H. and Hanaka, A. (2007) Plant Cell Physiol. 48 (12): 1747-1757.
Pottosin, I.I. and Schönknecht, G. (2007) J. Exp. Bot. 58 (7): 1559-1569.
Schönknecht, G. and Bauer, C. (2007) In: Rhythms in Plants: Phenomenology, Mechanisms, and Adaptive Significance. S. Mancuso and S. Shabala, eds. ( Wien, New York: Springer), Chapter 14, pp. 295-311.