Publications:

LaRue, N., A. Sullivan and V. Di Stilio. 2013. Functional recapitulation of evolutionary transitions in sexual system by homeosis in during the evolution of dioecy in Thalictrum. Front. Plant Evol. Dev. 4 (487): 1-10. Full text

Soza VL, Haworth KL, Di Stilio VS. Timing and consequences of recurrent polyploidy in meadow-rues (Thalictrum, Ranunculaceae). Mol Biol Evol. 2013 Aug;30(8):1940-54. doi: 10.1093/molbev/mst101. Epub 2013 May 31.

Yuan, Y-W., Sagawa, JM, Di Stilio, VS, and Bradshaw, HD. 2013. Bulk Segregant Analysis of an Induced Floral Mutant Identifies a MIXTA-like R2R3 MYB Controlling Nectar Guide Formation in Mimulus lewisii. Genetics, doi:10.1534/genetics.113.151225.

Galimba, K.D., Tolkin, T.R., Sullivan, A.M., Melzer, R., Theissen, G., and Di Stilio, V.S. 2012. Loss of deeply conserved C-class floral homeotic gene function and C- and E-class protein interaction in a double-flowered ranunculid mutant. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A 109(34), E2267-2275. Full text

Soza VL, Brunet J, Liston A, Salles Smith P and Di Stilio VS. 2012. Phylogenetic insights into the correlates of dioecy in meadow rues (Thalictrum, Ranunculaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. Full text.

Diggle P, Di Stilio VS, Gschwend A, Golenberg E, Moore R, Russell J, Sinclair J (alphabetical). 2011. Multiple developmental processes underlie sex differentiation in angiosperms. Trends in Genetics 27(9): 368-376.Full text

Di Stilio VS. Empowering Plant Evo-Devo:Virus Induced Gene Silencing validates new and emerging plant model systems. 2011. Bioessays 33(9): 711-718. Full text

Di Stilio VS , RA Kumar, A. Oddone, P. Salles, TR Tolkin, K. McCarty and A. Schulfer. 2010. Virus-Induced Gene Silencing as a Tool for Comparative Functional Studies in Thalictrum. PLoS ONE 5(8): e12064. Full text

Nibau C.*, Di Stilio VS*, HM Wu and AY Cheung. 2010. Arabidopsis and Tobacco SUPERMAN regulate hormone signalling and mediate cell proliferation and differentiation. Journal of Experimental Botany 62(3): 949-961. * Equal contribution. Full text

Di Stilio VS, Martin C, Schulfer, AF and CF Connelly. 2009. An ortholog of MIXTA-like2 controls epidermal cell shape in flowers of Thalictrum. New Phytologist 183: 718-728, Plant Adaptation Special Issue. PDF, Forum

Di Stilio VS, E. Kramer and D. Baum. 2005. Floral MADS box genes and homeotic gender dimorphism in Thalictrum dioicum (Ranunculaceae), a new model for the study of dioecy. The Plant Journal 41: 755-766. PDF

Kramer EM, A. Jaramillo and VS Di Stilio. 2004. Patterns of gene duplication and functional evolution during the diversification of the AGAMOUS subfamily of MADS box genes in angiosperms. Genetics 166: 1011-1023. PDF

Kramer EM, VS Di Stilio and P. Schluter. 2003. Complex patterns of gene duplication in the APETALA3 and PISTILLATA lineages of the Ranunculaceae. International Journal of Plant Sciences 164 (1): 1-11. PDF

Armbruster WS, VS Di Stilio, J. Tuxill, T. Flores and J. Velazquez-Runk. 1999. Covariance and Decoupling of Flower and Vegetative Traits in Nine neotropical plants: A Re-evaluation of R. L. Berg's Correlation-Pleiades Concept . American Journal of Botany 86: 39-55. PDF

Di Stilio VS, RV Kesseli and DL Mulcahy. 1998. A pseudoautosomal random amplified polymorphic DNA marker for the sex chromosomes of Silene dioica. Genetics 149: 2057-2062. PDF

YH Zhang, VS Di Stilio, F. Rehman, A. Tucker, D. Mulcahy and R. Kesseli. 1998. Y-chromosome specific markers and the evolution of dioecy in the genus Silene. Genome 41 (2): 141-147. PDF