Choong-Hwan Ryu

Assistant Staff Scientist - School of Plant Sciences
520-621-9095

Research Lab/Affiliation

Dr. Ramin Yadegari Lab

Educational Background

  • B.S., Genetic engineering, Chonnam National University, South Korea, 2001
  • Ph.D., Molecular and Life Sciences, POSTECH, South Korea, 2009

Research Interests

Understanding gene-regulatory networks that control endosperm development in Maize

Selected Publications

  • Zhan J, Li G, Ryu C-H, Ma C, Zhang S, Lloyd A, Hunter BG, Larkins BA, Drews GN, Wang X, Yadegari R (2018) Opaque-2 Regulates a Complex Gene Network Associated with Cell Differentiation and Storage Functions of Maize Endosperm. The Plant Cell 30 (10), 2425-2446
  • Jarvis DE, Ryu C-H, Beilstein MA, Schumaker KS (2014) Distinct roles for SOS1 in the convergent evolution of salt tolerance in Eutrema salsugineum and Schrenkiella parvula. Mol Biol Evol. 31, 2094-2107
  • Lee YS, Jeong DH, Lee DY, Yi J, Ryu C-H, Kim SL, Jeong HJ, Choi SC, Jin P, Yang J, Cho LH, Choi H, An G. (2010) OsCOL4 is a constitutive flowering repressor upstream of Ehd1 and downstream of OsphyB. Plant J, 63, 18–30
  • Ryu C-H, Lee S, Cho L-H, Kim SL, Lee YS, Choi SC, Jeong HJ, Yi J, Park SJ, Han CD, An G. (2009) OsMADS50 and OsMADS56 function antagonistically in regulating LD-dependent flowering in rice. Plant Cell Environ. 32, 1412-1427
  • Kim SR, Yang JI, Moon S, Ryu C-H, An K, Kim KM, Yim J, An G. (2009) Rice OGR1 encodes a pentatricopeptide repeat-DYW protein and is essential for RNA editing in mitochondria. Plant J. 59, 738-749.
  • Park SJ, Kim SL, Lee S, Je BI, Piao HL, Park SH, Kim CM, Ryu C-H, Xuan YH, Colasanti J, An G, Han CD. (2008) Rice Indeterminate 1 (OsId1) is necessary for the expression of Ehd1 (Early heading date 1) regardless of photoperiod. Plant J, 56, 1018-1029.
  • Ryu C-H*, You J-H*, Kang H-G, Hur J, Kim Y-H, Han M-J, An K, Chung B-C, Lee C-H, An G. (2004) Generation of T-DNA tagging lines with a bidirectional gene trap vector and the establishment of an insertion-site database. Plant Mol Biol, 54, 489-502. (*co-first author)
  • Jung KH, Hur J, Ryu C-H, Choi Y, Chung YY, Miyao A, Hirochika H, An G. (2003) Characterization of a rice chlorophyll-deficient mutant using the T-DNA gene-trap system. Plant Cell Physiol, 44, 463-472.