Works (22)

2020 journal article

Plasma agriculture: Review from the perspective of the plant and its ecosystem

Plasma Processes and Polymers.

By: P. Ranieri, N. Sponsel, J. Kizer, M. Rojas‐Pierce, R. Hernández, L. Gatiboni, A. Grunden, K. Stapelmann

Source: ORCID
Added: October 1, 2020

2019 journal article

A whole-cell electron tomography model of vacuole biogenesis in Arabidopsis root cells

Nature Plants, 5(1), 95–105.

By: Y. Cui, W. Cao, Y. He, Q. Zhao, M. Wakazaki, X. Zhuang, J. Gao, Y. Zeng ...

Source: ORCID
Added: January 30, 2019

2018 journal article

Phosphoinositides control the localization of HOPS subunit VPS41, which together with VPS33 mediates vacuole fusion in plants

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(35), E8305–E8314.

By: C. Brillada, J. Zheng, F. Krüger, E. Rovira-Diaz, J. Askani, K. Schumacher, M. Rojas-Pierce

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: October 19, 2018

2017 journal article

Modifications to a LATE MERISTEM IDENTITY gene are responsible for the major leaf shapes of Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.)

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114(1), E57–E66.

By: R. Andres, V. Coneva, M. Frank, J. Tuttle, L. Samayoa, S. Han, B. Kaur, L. Zhu ...

Source: ORCID
Added: January 30, 2019

2017 journal article

Modifications to a LATE MERISTEM IDENTITY1 gene are responsible for the major leaf shapes of Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.)

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114(1), E57–66.

By: R. Andres, V. Coneva, M. Frank, J. Tuttle, L. Samayoa, S. Han, B. Kaur, L. Zhu ...

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Vacuolar trafficking and biogenesis: a maturation in the field

Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 40, 77–81.

By: C. Brillada & M. Rojas-Pierce

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Wortmannin-induced vacuole fusion enhances amyloplast dynamics in Arabidopsiszigzag1hypocotyls

Journal of Experimental Botany, 67(22), 6459–6472.

By: A. Alvarez, S. Han, M. Toyota, C. Brillada, J. Zheng, S. Gilroy, M. Rojas-Pierce

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

REGULATOR OF BULB BIOGENESIS1 (RBB1) Is Involved in Vacuole Bulb Formation in Arabidopsis

PLOS ONE, 10(4), e0125621.

By: S. Han, J. Alonso & M. Rojas-Pierce

Ed(s): D. Bassham

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Homotypic Vacuole Fusion Requires VTI11 and Is Regulated by Phosphoinositides

Molecular Plant, 7(6), 1026–1040.

By: J. Zheng, S. Han, M. Rodriguez-Welsh & M. Rojas-Pierce

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Multiple vacuoles inimpaired tonoplast trafficking3mutants are independent organelles

Plant Signaling & Behavior, 9(10), e972113.

By: J. Zheng, S. Han, T. Munnik & M. Rojas-Pierce

Source: ORCID
Added: January 29, 2019

2014 journal article

PLASTID MOVEMENT IMPAIRED1 mediates ABA sensitivity during germination and implicates ABA in light-mediated Chloroplast movements

Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 83, 185–193.

By: M. Rojas-Pierce, C. Whippo, P. Davis, R. Hangarter & P. Springer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Targeting of tonoplast proteins to the vacuole

Plant Science, 211, 132–136.

By: M. Rojas-Pierce

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

A Small Molecule Inhibitor Partitions Two Distinct Pathways for Trafficking of Tonoplast Intrinsic Proteins in Arabidopsis

PLoS ONE, 7(9), e44735.

By: E. Rivera-Serrano, M. Rodriguez-Welsh, G. Hicks & M. Rojas-Pierce

Ed(s): E. Damme

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Increasing phosphatidylinositol (4,5) bisphosphate biosynthesis affects plant nuclear lipids and nuclear functions

Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 57, 32–44.

By: C. Dieck, A. Wood, I. Brglez, M. Rojas-Pierce & W. Boss

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Arabidopsis P-Glycoprotein19 Participates in the Inhibition of Gravitropism by Gravacin

Chemistry & Biology, 15(1), 87.

By: M. Rojas-Pierce, B. Titapiwatanakun, E. Sohn, F. Fang, C. Larive, J. Blakeslee, Y. Cheng, S. Cuttler ...

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: March 5, 2020

2008 journal article

Preparation of methyl ester precursors of biologically active agents

BioTechniques, 44(3), 377–384.

By: Y. Zou, M. Rojas-Pierce, N. Raikhel & M. Pirrung

Source: ORCID
Added: January 29, 2019

2007 journal article

Arabidopsis P-Glycoprotein19 Participates in the Inhibition of Gravitropism by Gravacin

Chemistry & Biology, 14(12), 1366–1376.

By: M. Rojas-Pierce, B. Titapiwatanakun, E. Sohn, F. Fang, C. Larive, J. Blakeslee, Y. Cheng, S. Cuttler ...

Source: ORCID
Added: January 29, 2019

2007 journal article

The shoot meristem identity gene TFL1 is involved in flower development and trafficking to the protein storage vacuole

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 104(47), 18801–18806.

By: J. Eun, M. Rojas-Pierce, S. Pan, C. Carter, A. Serrano-Mislata, F. Madueño, E. Rojo, M. Surpin, N. Raikhel

Source: ORCID
Added: January 30, 2019

2006 journal article

Quantitative Trait Loci for Root Architecture Traits Correlated with Phosphorus Acquisition in Common Bean

Crop Science, 46(1), 413.

By: S. Beebe, M. Rojas-Pierce, X. Yan, M. Blair, F. Pedraza, F. Muñoz, J. Tohme, J. Lynch

Source: ORCID
Added: January 29, 2019

2005 journal article

The power of chemical genomics to study the link between endomembrane system components and the gravitropic response

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 102(13), 4902–4907.

By: M. Surpin, M. Rojas-Pierce, C. Carter, G. Hicks, J. Vasquez & N. Raikhel

Source: ORCID
Added: January 30, 2019

2003 journal article

Gene and enhancer traps for gene discovery.

Methods in Molecular Biology (Clifton, N.J.), 236, 221–240.

By: M. Rojas-Pierce & P. Springer

Source: ORCID
Added: January 30, 2019

article

Gene and Enhancer Traps for Gene Discovery

Rojas-Pierce, M., & Springer, P. S. Plant Functional Genomics, pp. 221–240.

By: M. Rojas-Pierce & P. Springer

Source: ORCID
Added: January 29, 2019

Employment

2015 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Associate Professor Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

2008 - 2015

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Assistant Professor Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

2003 - 2008

University of California Riverside, CA, US
Postdoctoral Scholar Department of Botany and Plant Science

Education

University of California Riverside, CA, US
Ph.D. Plant Biology Botany and Plant Science

Universidad de los Andes Bogota, CO
B.Sc. Biology Departamento de Ciencias Biologicas

Funding History

Funding history based on the linked ORCID record.

grant August 1, 2019 - July 31, 2022
Vacuole remodeling in guard cells during stomata movements
Directorate for Biological Sciences
grant April 1, 2019 - March 31, 2021
EAGER: An inducible degron system for control of protein degradation in plants.
Directorate for Biological Sciences
grant October 29, 2018 - October 28, 2021
Membrane Contacts in Plant Gravity Perception
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
grant September 1, 2016 - August 31, 2020
MRI:Acquisition of a Zeiss LSM 880 confocal microscope with Airyscan for research and training at North Carolina State University.
Directorate for Biological Sciences
grant July 2, 2013 - July 1, 2018
The Role of Vacuole Membrane Fusion in Plant Gravity Perception
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
grant February 1, 2013 - January 31, 2017
Tonoplast Protein Trafficking in Arabidopsis
Directorate for Biological Sciences
grant February 15, 2010 - January 31, 2012
Tonoplast Protein Trafficking in Arabidopsis
Directorate for Biological Sciences
grant August 1, 2008 - January 31, 2011
Identifying Targets/Pathways of Chemical Probes for the Plant Endomembrane System
Directorate for Biological Sciences