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Contributions to Refereed Journals and Books

Elliott MC.  (1995) Towards Two Billion - the Contribution of The De Montfort University Norman Borlaug Institute for Plant Science Research to the Development of Sustainable, High Yield, Agriculture.  China Review 2, 36-37.

Elliott MC.   (1995) Towards Sustainable Agriculture via Biotechnology.  Biotechnology and Biotechnological Equipment, 9, 11-15.

Chen DF & Elliott MC.  (1995) Book Review: Plant Propagation by Tissue Culture (Second Edition) Part 1 The Technology by  EF George.  Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology 1, 50-51.

Russinova E, Slater A, Atanassov AI & Elliott MC.  (1995)  Cloning Novel Alfalfa Cyclin Sequences - a RACE-PCR Approach.  Cellular and Molecular Biology, 41, 703-714.

Russinova E, Slater A, Atanassov AI & Elliott MC.  (1995)  A Family of Novel Cyclin Sequences Expressed During Direct Somatic Embryogenesis in Alfalfa.  Plant Physiology108, S116.

Scott NW, Slater A, Chen DF, Kirby MJ, Fowler MR & Elliott MC.  (1995)  The Manipulation of Sugar Beet Development: a Molecular Biological Approach.  Med. Fac. Landbouwer Univ. Gent60/4a 2749-2756.

Chen D-F, Zhang J, Biswas G G & Elliott MC.  (1996)  Genetic Transformation of Rice for Pest and Disease Resistance.  In:  Research on Semi-Arid Systems (EM Young, Ed.), Overseas Development Administration, 10, 43.

Elliott MC, Chen DF, Fowler MR, Zhang CL, Kirby MJ, Scott NW, & Slater A.  (1996)  Towards the Perfect Sugar Beet via Gene Manipulation.  Sugar Crops of China, 1, 23-31.

Elliott MC, Chen DF, Fowler MR, Kirby MJ, Kubalakova M, Scott NW & Slater A.  (1996) Transgenesis - A Scheme for Improving Sugar Beet Productivity.  Russian Journal of Plant Physiology, 43, 544-551.

Elliott MC, Moloney MM, Scott NW & Slater A.  (1996) A Way Forward for Tobacco-Molecular Farming.  Biotechnology and Biotechnological Equipment, 10, 59-66.

Fowler MR, Kirby MJ, Scott NW, Slater A & Elliott MC.  (1996)  Polyamine Metabolism During the Transition from Quiescence to Division in Sugar Beet Cells in Suspension Culture.  Physiologia Plantarum, 98, 439-446

Fowler MR, Ong LM, Russinova ET, Atanassov AI, Scott NW & Slater A.  (1996)  Changes in Gene Expression During Alfalfa Direct Somatic Embryogenesis Detected by RAP-PCR.  Plant Physiology, 111, S565.

Xing T, Hall JF, Barker RDJ & Elliott MC. (1996) Sulphydryl Groups in the Maintenance of the Activity of Binding Protein for N-1-naphthyl-phthalamic acid from Acer pseudoplatanus cells.  Biologia Plantarum, 38, 47-51.

Zhang J, Xu R-J, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (1996)  Agrobacterium-mediated Production of Transgenic Plants from Mature Embryos of Commercial Rice Varieties.   In: Rice Genetics III (Ed. GS Khush)  IRRI, Manila, pp 697-702.

Grieve TM, Gartland KMA & Elliott MC.  (1997)  Micropropagation of Commercially Important Sugar Beet Cultivars.  Plant Growth Regulation, 21, 15-18.

Fowler MR, Kirby MJ, Atanassova AI, Scott NW, Slater A & Elliott MC.  (1997) The Isolation and Characterisation of Three cdc-2 Protein Kinases from Sugar Beet.  Plant Physiology, 114, S311.

Ke XY, Chen DF, Huang Y, Shi HP, Elliott MC and Li BJ.  (1997) Transgenic Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Plantlets Produced by Electroporation of Immature Embryos.   Biotechnology and Biotechnological Equipment, 11, 28-31.

McCormac AC, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (1997) pBECKS: A Flexible Series of Binary Vectors for Agrobacterium-mediated Plant Transformation.  Molecular Biotechnology, 8, 199-213.

Zhang J, Xu R-J, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (1997) Agrobacterium-mediated Transformation of Elite Japonica and Indica Rice Cultivars.   Molecular Biotechnology, 8, 223-231.

Elliott MC & Chen DF. (1998) Book Review: Plant Propagation by Tissue Culture (Second Edition) Part II The Practice by EF George.  Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology, 4(1), 58-59.

Fowler MR, Eyre S, Scott NW, Slater A & Elliott MC.  (1998)  The Plant Cell Cycle in Context.  Molecular Biotechnology10, 123-153

Fowler MR, Ong LM, Russinova ET, Atanassov AI, Scott NW, Slater A & Elliott MC.  (1998)  Early Changes in Gene Expression During Direct Somatic Embryogenesis in Alfalfa Revealed by RAP-PCR.  Journal of Experimental Botany, 43, 249-253.

Fowler MR, Kirby MJ, Eyre S, Scott NW, Slater A & Elliott MC.  (1998) Induction of Cell Division - Related Genes in Quiescent  (G0) Sugar Beet Cells.  Physiologia Plantarum, 102, 61-70.

Fowler MR, Scott NW & Elliott MC.  (1998)  Book Review:  Genetic Engineering with PCR.  RM Horton and RC Tail (eds), 1998, pp 219.  In: Heredity, 81, 594-595.

Fowler MR, Slater A, Scott NW &Elliott MC.  (1998)  The Entry of Sugar Beet Cells Into the G0 State Involves Extensive Re-programming of Gene Expression Mechanisms Via Transcriptional and Translational Controls.  Plant Science, 136, 79-91.

Ghosh Biswas G, Chen DF & Elliott MC.  (1998) A Routine System for Production of Transgenic Rice Plants by Microprojectile Bombardment of Embryogenic Callus Cultures.  Plant Science, 133, 203-210.

McCormac AC, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (1998)  A Simple Method for the Production of Highly Competent Cells of Agrobacterium for transformation via Electroporation.  Molecular Biotechnology, 9, 155-195.

McCormac A, Wu HX, Bao MZ, Wang YB, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (1998) The Use of Visual Marker Genes as Cell-Specific Reporters of Agrobacterium-mediated T-DNA Delivery to Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) and Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.).  Euphytica, 99, 17-25.

Vitha S, Phillips JP, Gartland JS, Gartland KMA, Bene K & Elliott MC.  (1998)  Activity of -Glucuronidase in Root Tips of Different Types of Transgenic Sugar Beet Plants.  Biologia Plantarum, 40, 531-541.

Wu H-X, McCormac AC, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (1998)  Agrobacterium-mediated Stable Transformation of Cell Suspension Cultures of Barley (Hordeum vulgare, L.).  Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture, 54, 161-171.

Zhang C-L, Chen D-F, Kubis S, McCormac A, Kubal�ov�M, Zhang J, Bao M-Z, Scott NW, Slater A, Heslop-Harrison JS & Elliott MC.  (1998)  Improved Procedures for Transformation of Sugar Beet.  Proceedings of the 61st Congress of the International Institute for Beet Research, Brussels, pp 381-389.

Fowler MR, Kirby MJ, Atanassova AI, Scott NW, Slater A & Elliott MC.  (1999)  Expression of Cell Division Cycle Related Genes in Beta vulgaris L. Storage Organs and Cells in Suspension Culture. In: Plant Biotechnology and In Vitro Biology in the 21st Century (A Altman, M Ziv &  S Izhar, Eds).  Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp 389-392.

Wu H, McCormac AC, Elliott MC & Chen D-F.  (1999)  Agrobacterium-mediated Stable Transformation of Barley.  In: Plant Biotechnology and In Vitro Biology in the 21st Century (A Altman, M Ziv & S Izhar, Eds).  Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp 231-234.

Iantcheva A, Vlahova M, Bakalova E, Kondorosi E, Elliott MC & Atanassov AI.  (1999)  Regeneration of Diploid Autogamous Medicago Species Via Direct Somatic Embryogenesis.  Plant Cell Reports, 18, 904-910.

McCormac AC, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (1999) pBECKS 2000: A Novel Plasmid Series for the Facile Creation of Complex Binary Vectors which Incorporates Clean-gene Facilities.  Molecular and General Genetics, 261, 226-235.

Shao C-Y, Russinova E, McCormac A, Chen D-F, Iantcheva A, Atanassov AI, Elliott MC & Slater A.   (2000)  Rapid Transformation and Regeneration of Alfalfa (Medicago falcata L.) via Direct Somatic Embryogenesis.  Plant Growth Regulation, 31, 155-166.

Sorokin AP, Ke XY, Chen D-F & Elliott MC.  (2000)  Production of Fertile Transgenic Wheat Plants via Tissue Electroporation.  Plant Science, 156, 227-233.

Fowler MR, Atanassova AI, Elliott MC, Scott NW & Slater A.  (2000) Characterisation of a Mak Subgroup Cdc2-like Protein Kinase from Sugar Beet (Beta vulgaris L.).  Journal of Experimental Botany, 51, 2119-2124.

Fowler MR, Gartland J, Norton W, Slater A, Elliott MC  & Scott NW.  (2000)  RS2: a Sugar Beet Gene Related to the Latex Allergen Hev b5 Family.  Journal of  Experimental Botany, 51, 2125-2126

 McCormac AC, Fowler MR, Chen D-F & Elliott MC.  (2001) Efficient Co-transformation Nicotiana tabacum by Two Independent T-DNAs, the effect of T-DNA size and implications for genetic separation.  Transgenic Research, 10, 143-155.

Zhang C-L, Chen D-F, McCormac AC, Scott NW, Elliott MC & Slater A.  (2001)  Use of the GFP Reporter as a Vital Marker for Transformation of Sugar Beet (Beta vulgaris L.).  Molecular Biotechnology, 17, 109-117.

Zhang CL, Chen D-F, Slater A & Elliott MC.  (2001)  Thidiazuron-Induced  Organogenesis and Somatic Embryogenesis in Sugar Beet (Beta vulgaris L.).  In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology Plant, 37, 305-310.

Iantcheva A, Vlahova M, Trinh TH, Brown SC, Slater A, Elliott MC & Atanassov A.  (2001)  Assessment of Polysomaty, Embryo Formation and Regeneration in Liquid Media for Various Species of Diploid Annual MedicagoPlant Science, 160, 621-627.

Elliott MC (2002)  The Norman Borlaug Institute for Plant Science Research.  In Vitro Cell and Developmental Biology Plant, 38, 229-230.

Fowler MR, Scott NW, Elliott MC & Slater A. (2002)  The Regulation of Plant Cell Growth and Division. Recent Research Developments in Plant Biology, 2, 365-374.

Ke X-Y, McCormac AC, Harvey A, Lonsdale D, Chen D-F & Elliott MC.  (2002)  Manipulation of Discriminatory T-DNA Delivery by Agrobacterium into Cells of Immature Embryos of Barley and Wheat.  Euphytica, 126, 333-343.

Fowler MR, Scott NW, Milan AR, McCormac AC, Mishra MK, Shao C-Y, Jiang X-C, Zhang C-L, Zhou Y, Elliott MC & Slater A.  (2003)  Arabidopsis CDC2a and Cyclin Gene Promoter::gusA Constructs as Markers of Cell Growth and Division in Heterologous Plants.  In Plant Biotechnology 2002 and Beyond (Ed. I Vasil).  Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp 261-262

Elliott MC, Bennett J, Borlaug NE, Daskalova S, Fowler MR, Jiang X-C, Kaminek M, Khush GS, McCormac AC, Mishra MK, Peng SB, Rangan L, Rubia L, Scott NW, Slater A & Zhang CL. (2003)  Rice Biotechnology Versus the Anti-science Zealots.  In Increasing Biotechnology Acceptance Through Public Awareness and Education (Eds PS Teng, YA See & R Hautea) ISAAA.  In press.

Kaminek M, olcov�B, Trčkov�M, Motyka V, Daskalova S & Elliott MC.  (2003)  Cereal Improvement by Exploitation of Mechanisms Regulating Cytokinin Levels.  In: Phytohormones in Plant Biotechnology and Agriculture.  Proceedings of the NATO-Russia Workshop, Moscow 12-16 May 2002.  (Ed. I Machackova).  Peres Publishers, Prague.  In press.

Mishra M, Fowler MR, McCormac AC, Devi S, Blackley DJ, Daskalova SM, Scott NW, Slater A & Elliott MC.  (2003)  Molecular Markers for Manipulation of Rice Development: Markers for Cell Proliferation  In: Rice Genetics IV (Eds GS Khush & DS Brar) IRRI, Manila.  In press.

Daskalova S, McCormac A. Scott NW, Van Onckelen H & Elliott MC.  (2003)  Effect of Seed-specific Expression of the ipt Gene on Nicotiana tabacum L. Seed Composition.  Submitted to Physiologia Plantarum.

Rangan L, Daskalova S, McCormac A,Rubia L, Scott NW & Elliott MC.  (2003)  New Vectors for Marker-free Transformation of Cereals with Endosperm-specific Genes.  Submitted to Molecular Biotechnology.

Zhang C-L, Chen D-F, Elliott MC & Slater A.  (2003)  Efficient Gynogenic Embryogenesis from Unfertilised Ovule Cultures of Beta vulgaris L. a Potential Route for the Regeneration of Homozygous Transgenic Sugar Beet.  Submitted to Sexual Plant Reproduction.

Atanassova A, Kirby MJ, Scott NW, Slater A, Elliott MC & Fowler MR.  (2003)  Structure and Expression of  Bvcrk1 a Novel Cdc2-like Protein Kinase from Sugar Beet (Beta vulgaris).   In preparation for Journal of Experimental Botany.

Fowler MR, Scott NW, Slater A & Elliott MC.  (2003)  Gene Expression Patterns During the G0 to S Phase Transition Revealed by RAP-PCR.  In preparation for Physiologia Plantarum.

Iantcheva A, Barbulova A, Vlahova M, Grudeva M, Svetoslavova G, Elliott MC, Slater A & Atanassov A.  (2003)  Induction of Asymmetric Division and Embryo Formation in a Single Cell Suspension of Embryogenic Medicago falcata.  In preparation for Journal of Experimental Botany.

Shao C-Y, Russinova E, Iantcheva A, Atanassov AI, Fowler M, McCormac A, Elliott MC & Slater A.  (2003)  The Activation of Cell Division Cycle Gene Expression by 2,4-D is a Necessary But Not Sufficient Condition for the Induction of Direct Somatic Embryogenesis in Alfalfa.  In preparation for Physiologia Plantarum.

Norton W, Fowler MR, Slater A, Scott NW & Elliott MC.  (2003)  RS-1-a Proline Rich-hybrid Protein Found in the Storage Organ of Sugar Beet.  In preparation for Plant Molecular Biology.

Wang YB, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (2003)  Regeneration Pathway of Wheat Immature Embryo Cultures.  In preparation for Journal of  Experimental Botany.

Wang YB, McCormac AC, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (2003) Patterns of gfp (sgfp - S65t) Gene Expression in Transformed Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.).  In preparation for Molecular Biotechnology.

Zhang C-L, Chen D-F, Elliott MC & Slater A.  (2003) In vitro Culture of Beta vulgaris and Wild Beta Species Via Axillary Shoot Formation, Direct Adventitious Shoot Organogenesis and Somatic Embryogenesis.  In preparation for Plant Cell Reports.

Zhang C-L, Chen D-F, Elliott MC & Slater A.  (2003)  Improved Procedures for Callus Induction and Adventitious Shoot Organogenesis in Sugar Beet (Beta vulgaris L.) Breeding Lines.  In preparation for In vitro Cellular and Developmental Botany Plant.

Zhang C-L, Chen D-F, Kubalakova M, Elliott MC & Slater A. (2003)  The Effect of Phytohormones on Somatic Embryogenesis in Sugar Beet (Beta vulgaris L.).  In preparation for Annals of Botany.

Zhang C-L, Slater A, Chen D-F, Scott NW, Fowler MR, Heslop-Harrison JS & Elliott MC.  (2003)  Molecular Biological Approaches to Sugar Beet Improvement.  In preparation for Crop Science.

Zhang Y-H, Xing T, Hall JF, Barker RDJ & Elliott MC.  (2003)  Control Through Phosphorylation, of the Activity of an N-1-naphthylphthalamic Acid Binding Protein from Beta vulgaris L. Cells.  In preparation for Plant Growth Regulation.

 

 

Conference Papers and Un-refereed Papers/Reports

 

Chen DF, Dale PJ, Snape JW, Elliott MC and Mullineaux PM.  (1995)  Application of DpnI and PCR Techniques for Analysis of Rice Transformants.  The Third International Rice Genetics Symposium, October 16-20, 1995.  International Rice Research Institute, Manila.

Kubal�ov� M, Chen DF, Elliott MC & Strnad M.  (1995) The Effect of Media and Growth Regulators on Growth Rate of Morphogenic Callus and its Regeneration Potential in Sugar Beet (Beta vulgaris L.).  Recent Advances in Plant Biotechnology.  Institute of Plant Genetics.  Nitra, Republic of Slovakia. p 93.

Kubal�ov� M, Chen DF, Roytchev V, Zhang J, StefanovaA, Atanassov AI & Elliott MC.  (1995) Induction of Somatic Embryogenesis in Several Varieties of Beet (Beta vulgaris L.). Recent Advances in Plant Biotechnology.  Institute of Plant Genetics, Nitra, Slovakia Republic.  p 71.

Kirby MJ, Fowler MR, Atanassova A, Scott NW & Slater A.  (1995)  Expression of cdc2-like Genes in Quiescent and Dividing Sugar Beet Cells.  EMBO Workshop: Control of Cell Division Cycle in Higher Plants, Szeged, Hungary, October 1995.

Russinova E, Slater A, Atanassov AI & Elliott MC.  (1995)  A-like Cyclin Sequences Expressed During Direct Somatic Embryogenesis in Alfalfa.  EMBO Workshop:  Control of Cell Division Cycle in Higher Plants.  Szeged, Hungary, October 1995.

Bao M-Z, McCormac A, Wang Y-B, Zhang J, Belchev I, Zhang J, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (1995) DNA Delivery into Wheat Cells Mediated by Agrobacterium tumefaciens and A. rhizogenes.   The Fourth Annual Conference of Life Sciences, Cambridge, 23-25 August 1995, S-III-1.

Xu R, Zhang J, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (1995)  Exploitation of Maize C1/Lc Genes to Provide a Visible Marker for Optimisation of a Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) Transformation System.  The Fourth Annual Conference of Life sciences, Cambridge, 23-25 August 1995, S-III-20.

Zhang J, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (1995)  Stable Transformation of Commercial Varieties of Rice Mediated by Agrobacterium.  The Fourth Annual Conference of Life Sciences, Cambridge, 23-25 August 1995, p. S-III-22.

Zhang J, Paul J, McCormac A, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (1995)  Genetic Transformation of Rice via Biolistic Bombardment of Mature Zygotic Embryos.  The Fourth Annual Conference of Life Sciences, Cambridge, 23-25 August 1995, p. S-III-23.

 Zhang J, Xu RJ, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (1995)  Agrobacterium-mediated Production of Transgenic Plants from Commercial Varieties of Rice. Proceedings of the Third International Rice Genetics Symposium.  October 16-20, 1995.  International Rice Research Institute, Manila, p S2-1.

Elliott MC.   (1996)   Should a Billion People Starve.   In:  Evolution - From Darwin to Dawkins  (Ed. R Peach), Birmingham Post/Dillons pp 17-18.

Chen DF, Zhang Z, Ghosh Biswas G & Elliott MC.  (1996)  Genetic Transformation of Rice for Pest and Disease Resistance.  Proceedings of the ODA Plant Sciences Programme Meeting, Manchester, September 1995.

Ke XY, Chen DF, Huang Y, Shi HP, Elliott MC & Li BJ.  (1996) Transgenic Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Plantlets Produced by Electroporation of Immature Embryos.  The Fifth Annual Conference of Life Sciences, Leeds, August 1996, p B-9.

Wu HX, McCormac A, Shao CY, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (1996) DNA Delivery into Barley Cells Mediated by Agrobacterium tumefaciens.  The Fifth Annual Conference of Life Sciences, Leeds, August 1996,  B-18.

Zhang CL, Chen DF, McCormac A, Zhang J, Slater A & Elliott MC.  (1996) Effects of Phytohormones on Regeneration and Transformation of Sugar Beet (Beta vulgaris L.).  The Fifth Annual Conference of Life Sciences, Leeds, August 1996, B-24. 

Wang Y-B, McCormac AC, Zhang J, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (1996) Production of Transformed Wheat Somatic Embryos by Microprojectile Bombardment of Scutellar Tissue Evidence for the Origin of Somatic Embryos from Single Cells.  Control of Plant Development Genes and Signals.  The Society for Experimental Biology.  July 21-25, University College, Dublin.  p 111.

Wang Y-B, McCormac AC, Zhang J, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (1996) Production of Transformed Wheat Somatic Embryos by Microprojectile Bombardment of Scutellar Tissue.  The Second Colmar Symposium for Biological Sciences - Plant Biology.  May 2-3, Colmar, France, p 106.

Chen D-F, Ke X, McCormac A, Sorokin A, Wu H & Elliott MC.  (1997)  Tissue Electroporation and Agrobacterium-mediated Transformation of Wheat and Barley.  MAFF Crop Transformation Workshop, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK.  December 4-5.

Fowler MR, Kirby MJ, Atanassova AI, Scott NW, Slater A & Elliott MC.  (1997) Characterisation of cdc-2 like Protein Kinase Genes from Sugar Beet.  Plant Molecular Biology Reporter 15, 3.  The Fifth International Congress of Plant Molecular Biology, Singapore, September 1997; 1173.

Kang DM, Chen GW, Yu Y, Li ZH, Wang DW , Yang XJ, Ma HB, Chen DF & Elliott MC.  (1997) Canopy characteristics of high yield cotton in Xingjiang.  European Symposium on Photomorphogenesis.  July 12-18, 1997.  University of Leicester, Leicester.

Kang DM, Shao CY, Wu HY, Ke XY, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (1997) Tissue Targeting for In Planta.  Agrobacterium-mediated Transformation of Rice. The Sixth Annual Conference of Life Sciences,  Oxford, September 20-21, 1997. E-2.

Ke X-Y, Sorokin A, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (1997) gfp (sgfp-S657) as a Visual Marker of Wheat Transformation by Tissue Electroporation.  The Sixth Annual Conference of Life Sciences, Oxford, September 20-21, 1997.  E-3.

McCormac AC, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (1997) pBECKS: a Flexible Series of Binary Vectors for Agrobacterium - Mediated Plant Transformation.  Plant Molecular Biology Reporter, 15, 3.  The Fifth International Congress of Plant Molecular Biology, Singapore, September 1997; 1393.

Russinova ET, Fowler MR, Atanassov AI, Scott NW, Slater A & Elliott MC.  (1997) Changes in Gene Expression During the Early Stages of Direct Somatic Embryogenesis in Alfalfa.  Plant Molecular Biology Reporter, 15, 3.  The Fifth International Congress of Plant Molecular Biology, Singapore, September 1997; 1175.

Shao CY, Chen DF, Slater A, McCormac AC, Atanassov AI & Elliott MC.  (1997) Rapid Genetic Transformation of Direct Embryogenic Lines of Alfalfa.  The Sixth Conference of Life Sciences, Oxford.  September 20-21, 1997.  E-5.

Shao CY, Wu HY, Kang DM, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (1997) (Triticum aestivum L.)  Apical Meristems as Targets for Transformation.  The Sixth Annual Conference of Life Sciences.  Oxford, September 20-21, 1997.  E-1.

Wang Y-B, McCormac AC, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (1997) gfp (sgfp-S65T) as a Visual Marker of Wheat Transformation.  The Sixth Annual Conference of Life Sciences, Oxford.  September 20-21, 1997.  E-6.

Wu H-X, McCormac AC, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (1997) Stable Transformation Barley Cell Lines via Agrobacterium-Mediated  TDNA Delivery.   The Sixth Annual Conference of Life Sciences, Oxford.  September 20-21, 1997.  E-7.

Zhang J, Xu R-J, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (1997) Agrobacterium- Mediated Production of Transgenic Plants from the Commercial Cultivar Pusa Basmati 1 of Indica Rice.  Plant Molecular Biology Reporter, 15, 3.   The Fifth International Congress of Plant Molecular Biology, Singapore, September 1997; 1445.

Chen D-F, Ke X, McCormac A, Sorokin A, Wu H & Elliott MC.  (1998)  Tissue Electroporation and Agrobacterium-mediated Transformation of Wheat and Barley.  MAFF Crop Transformation Workshop, IACR Rothamsted, July 2-3, 1998.

Elliott MC.  (1998)  Plant Biotechnology: the Way to Sustainable Agriculture? (Plenary Lecture).  Institute of Experimental and Technological Biology (IBET) Workshop on Plant Biotechnology, Oeiras, Portugal, 17-18 September 1998.

Elliott MC. (1998)  The Role of Gene Manipulation in Crop Improvement.  (Plenary Lecture).  Greek Ministry of Agriculture Conference, Genetically Manipulated Organisms in Agriculture, Athens, Greece.  8/9 December 1998, p.11.

Elliott MC, Atanassov A, Bennett J, Chen D-F, Fowler M, Kam�ek M, Khush GS, Russinova E, McCormac AC, Scott NW & Slater A.  (1998)  Towards Sustainable Agriculture via Gene Manipulation.  (G Haberlandt Plenary Lecture).   Plant Biotechnology and In Vitro Biology in the 21st Century.  IX International Congress on Plant Tissue and Cell Culture.  Jerusalem, Israel, June 14-19, 1998, p 1.

Fowler MR, Kirby MJ, Atanassova AI, Scott NW, Slater A & Elliott MC.  (1998)  Structure and Expression of the Cell Division Cycle Related Gene Bvcrk.  FESPP 11th International Congress (Varna, Bulgaria, 7-11 September 1998).  Bulgarian Journal of Plant Physiology Special Issue, p 10 (S01-05).

Fowler MR, Scott NW, Slater A & Elliott MC.  (1998)  The Re-entry of G0 Cells into the Cell Division Cycle. FESPP 11th International Congress (Varna, Bulgaria, 7-11 September 1998).  Bulgarian Journal of Plant Physiology Special Issue, p 10 (S01-05).

Ke X-Y, McCormac AC, Wu H, Elliott MC & Chen D-F.  (1998)  Electroporation Enhances Agrobacterium-mediated DNA Delivery Into Immature Embryos of Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.).  The Seventh Annual Conference of Life Sciences.  Cambridge, UK. 08-2 p 55-56.

McCormac AC, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (1998)  pBECKS2000: a Novel Plasmid Series for the Facile Creation of Complex Binary Vectors which Incorporates Clean-Gene Facilities.  Sixth International Symposium on Rice Molecular Biology.  Shanghai/Hanzhou, China, Oct 31 - Nov 1 1998, p 11.

Russinova ET, Iantcheva AV, Shao C-Y, Vlahova MG, Elliott MC, Van Onckelen H & Atanassov AI.  (1998)  Direct somatic Embryogenesis in Alfalfa. FESSP 11th International Congress (Varna, Bulgaria, 1-11 September 1998).  Bulgarian Journal of Plant Physiology Special Issue, p 73 (S03-73)

Russinova ET, Shao C-Y, Fowler M, Iantcheva A, Atanassov AI, Scott NW, Elliott MC & Slater A.  (1998)  The Regulation of Gene Expression and Cell Division During Direct Somatic Embryogenesis in Alfalfa.  Proceedings of the 2nd European Plant Embryogenesis Network Meeting/5th Plant Embryogenesis Workshop, Barcelona, 19-21 November 1998, p.23.

Shao C-Y, Russinova ET, Chen D-F, McCormac AC, Elliott MC & Slater A.  (1998)  The Regulation of Cell Division Cycle Genes During Direct Somatic Embryogenesis in Alfalfa (Medicago falcata L.).  The Seventh Annual Conference of Life Sciences.  Cambridge, UK.  Oral Presentation 08-4, p 57-58.

Shao C-Y, Slater A, Russinova ET, Chen D-F, McCormac AC, Atanassov AI & Elliott MC .  (1998)  Rapid Genetic Transformation of Direct Embryogenic Lines of Alfalfa (Medicago falcata L.).  Plant Biotechnology and In Vitro Biology in the 21st Century.  IX International Congress on Plant Tissue and Cell Culture.  Jerusalem, Israel, June 14-19, p 173.

Sorokin A, Elliott MC & Chen D-F.   (1998)  Wheat Transformation by Tissue Electroporation.  Plant Biotechnology and In Vitro Biology in the 21st Century.  IX International Congress on Plant Tissue and Cell Culture.  Jerusalem, Israel, June 14-19, p 178.

Wu H-X, McCormac AC, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (1998)  Agrobacterium-mediated Stable Transformation of Microspore-derived and Immature Embryo-derived Cell Suspension Cultures of Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.).  Plant Biotechnology and In Vitro Biology in the 21st Century.  IX International Congress on Plant Tissue and Cell Culture, Jerusalem, Israel, June 14-19, p 35.

Wu H, McCormac AC, Ke XY, Elliott MC & Chen DF.  (1998)  Agrobacterium-mediated Stable Transformation of Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.).  The Seventh Annual Conference of Life Sciences.  Cambridge, UK.  08-6, p 59-60.

Zhang CL, Chen D-F, McCormac AC, Slater A & Elliott MC.  (1998)  A Jellyfish (Aequorea victoria) Green Fluorescent Protein Gene as a Vital Marker for Transgenic Sugar Beet (Beta vulgaris).  Plant Biotechnology and In Vitro Biology in the 21st Century.  IX International Congress on Plant Tissue and Cell Culture, Jerusalem, Israel, June 14-19, p 134.

Zhang CL, Slater A, Chen D-F, McCormac AC, Fowler MA, Scott NW & Elliott MC.  (1998)  Expression of Heterologous Promoters of Cell Cycle Related Genes of Arabidopsis in Transformed Sugar Beet (Beta vulgaris L.) Cultures.  The Seventh Annual Conference of Life Sciences.  Cambridge, UK.  08-8, p 61-62.

Daskalova S, McCormac AC, Scott NW, Kaminek M, Horton P & Elliott MC.  (1999)  Studies on Cytokinin Action Using Tobacco Plants Expressing the ipt Gene Under the Control of the Wheat HMW Glutenin Promoter. Proceedings of the International Symposium Auxins and Cytokinins in Plant Development, Prague, Czech Republic, 26-30 July 1999.  Biologia Plantarum 42, S45.

Elliott MC, Bennett J, Borlaug NE, Chen D-F, Daskalova S, Fowler MR, Kaminek M, Khush GS, McCormac AC, Mishra MK, Peng SB, Rubia L, Scott NW, Sorokin A & Slater A.  (1999)  Crop Improvement Strategies Must Exploit Gene Manipulation Techniques.  (Plenary Lecture).  Proceedings of the International Symposium Auxins and Cytokinins in Plant Development, Prague, Czech Republic, 26-30 July 1999.    Biologia Plantarum 42, S83.

Elliott MC, Bennett J, Borlaug NE, Chen D-F, Daskalova S, Fowler MR, Kam�ek M, Khush GS, McCormac AC, Mishra MK, Peng SB, Rubia L, Scott NW, Sorokin A & Slater A.  (1999)  Crop Gene Manipulation is Under Siege.  (Plenary Lecture).  International Symposium on Plant Genetic Engineering -Towards the Third Millennium, Havana, Cuba, 6-10  December 1999, p 230.

Elliott MC & Chen D-F.  (1999)  Final project report on Wheat and Barley Transformation by Tissue Electroporation to MAFF Crop Genetics Programme.  May 1999.

Elliott MC, Ke X-Y, Wu H-X, McCormac AC & Chen D-F.  (1999)  Development of a Routine System for Agrobacterium-mediated Transformation of Barley.  MAFF Crop Genetics Programme Workshop.  Cambridge.  26-27 May, 1999.

Elliott MC, Sorokin A, Ke X-Y, Wu H-X & Chen D-F.  (1999)  Tissue Electroporation for Transformation of Wheat and Barley.  MAFF Crop Genetics Programme Workshop.  Cambridge.  26-27 May.

Fowler MR, Atanassova AI, Scott NW, Slater A & Elliott MC.  (1999)  BvcrkI a cdc2-like Protein Kinase Gene from Sugar Beet.  Proceedings of the International Symposium Auxins and Cytokinins in Plant Development, Prague, Czech Republic, 26-30 July 1999.  Biologia Plantarum 42 S64.

Mishra MR, Sreenath HL, Devi S & Elliott MC.  (1999)  Effect of Auxin and Cytokinins on Somatic Embryogenesis in Robusta Coffee (Cultivar: C X R). Proceedings of the International Symposium Auxins and Cytokinins in Plant Development, Prague, Czech Republic, 26-30 July 1999.  Biologia Plantarum 42, S54.

Rubia L, De Palma J, Elliott MC, Khush GS & Bennett J.  (1999)  Transgenic Rice Plants Containing an Isopentenyl Transferase Gene Driven by a Senescence-specific Promoter. Proceedings of the International Symposium Auxins and Cytokinins in Plant Development, Prague, Czech Republic, 26-30 July 1999. Biologia Plantarum 42 S24.

Shao C-Y, Russinova E, Fowler MR, Elliott MC & Slater A.  (1999)  The Activation of Cell Growth and Division by 2,4-D During Direct Somatic Embryogenesis. Proceedings of the International Symposium Auxins and Cytokinins in Plant Development, Prague, Czech Republic, 26-30 July 1999.  Biologia Plantarum 42, S67.

Daskalova S,  McCormac A, Mishra M, Zhang Z, Chen D-F, Devi S, Fowler MR, Slater A, Scott NW & Elliott MC.  (2000)  Molecular Tools for Manipulation of Rice Development.  Proceedings of the 4th International Rice Genetics Symposium, IRRI, Philippines, 22-27 October 2000, p. 214a.

Elliott MC.  (2000)  Let Them Eat Cake Crop Gene Manipulation and Food Security in the 21st Century.  University of Calgary Research Seminar, Calgary, Canada, 30 June 2000.

Elliott MC, Atanassov AI, Bennett J, Borlaug NE, Chen D-F, Chen Z-L, Daskalova S, Devi S, Dowswell C,  Fowler MR, Kam�ek M, Khush GS, McCormac AC, Mishra MK, Peng SB, Rubia L, Scott NW, Sorokin A, Xu Z-H & Slater A.  (2000) GM Crops - Why is There a Crisis?  (Plenary Lecture).  ICGEB Global Consortium on Plant Biotechnology and Genomics; Sofia, Bulgaria, 16-19 May 2000, p2.

Elliott MC, Atanassov AI, Bennett J, Borlaug NE, Daskalova S, Devi S, Dowswell C, Fowler MR, Kaminek M, Ke X-Y, Khush GS, McCormac A, Mishra MK, Peng S, Rubia L, Scott NW & Slater A.  (2000)  Transgenic Crops A Rational Analysis.  (Plenary Lecture).  Proceedings of  The Future of Transgenic Crops in Romanian Agriculture, Bucharest, 6-8 November 2000, p 2.

Elliott MC, Atanassov AI, Bennett J, Borlaug NE, Daskalova S, Fowler MR, Kam�ek M, Ke X-Y, Khush GS, McCormac AC, Mishra MK, Peng SB, Rubia L, Scott NW, Sorokin A & Slater A.  (2000) Crop Improvement Strategies Must Exploit In Vitro Techniques.  (Plenary Lecture).  EUCARPIA XVIII International Conference on Maize and Sorghum Genetics and Breeding; Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 4-9 June 2000, p 48.

Elliott MC, Atanassov AI, Bennett J, Borlaug NE, Daskalova S, Fowler MR, Kaminek M, Ke X-Y, Khush GS, Peng S, Scott NW, Slater A & Xu Z-H.  (2000)  Plant Molecular Biology Applications in Developing Countries (Plenary Lecture), VI International Congress of Plant Molecular Biology; Quebec, Canada, 18-24 June 2000, SO3-35.

Elliott MC, Fowler MR, Atanassova A, Kirby MJ, Milan A, Norton W, Slater A & Scott NW.  (2000) Molecular Probes for Cambium Activity.  VI International Congress of Plant Molecular Biology; Quebec, Canada, 18-24 June.  S18-4.

Sugiyono G, Horton P, McCormac A, Mishra MK & Elliott MC.  (2000)  Agrobacterium-mediated Transformation of New Plant Type Rice.  Proceedings of the International Rice Research Conference on Food Security and Poverty Alleviation, Los Baos, Philippines, 31 March - 3 April 2000, p 128.

Elliott MC.  (2001)  Plant Gene Manipulation Towards the Blue Horizon (Plenary Lecture).  Proceedings of the ICRO-UNESCO Workshop Molecular and Cellular Aspects of Gene Transfer in Plants, Sofia, Bulgaria, 7-19 May 2001.

Elliott MC, Bennett J, Borlaug NE, Daskalova S, Fowler MR, Khush GS, Peng S, Rubia L, Scott NW, Sorokin A, Slater A & Zhang CL.   (2001)  Crop Gene Manipulation: the Way to Sustainable Agriculture and World Food Security? (Plenary Lecture).  XVII International Conference on Plant Growth Substances, Brno, Czech Republic, 1-6 July 2001, p 45.

Elliott MC, Bennett J, Borlaug NE, Daskalova S, Fowler MR, Khush GS, Peng S, Rubia L, Scott NW, Slater A & Zhang CL.  (2001)  Genetically Enhanced Crops: Sustainable Agriculture and Biodiversity (Plenary Lecture).  Russian Academy of Sciences Workshop on Ecological Aspects of Plant Genetic Engineering, Moscow, 27-28 September 2001.

Daskalova S, Sorokin A, Scott NW, Slater A, Fowler MR, Kaminek M, Gaudinova A, Trckova M & Elliott MC.  (2002)  Enhancement  of Wheat Grain Yields by Delaying Leaf Senescence.  10th International Association for Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology Congress, Orlando, Florida, 23-28 June 2002, P-1082, p 53-A.

Fowler MR, Scott NW, Milan AR, McCormac AC, Mishra MK, Shao C-Y, Jiang X-C, Zhang C-L, Zhou Y, Elliott MC & Slater A.  (2002)  Arabidopsis CDC2a and Cyclin Gene Promoter::gusA Constructs as Markers of Cell Growth and Division in Heterologous Plants (Plenary Lecture).  10th International Association for Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology Congress, Orlando, Florida, 23-28 June 2002, S-28, p 11-A.

Rangan L, Bennett J, Hosseini G, Swaminathan MS, Elliott MC & Scott NW.  (2002)  Molecular Cloning and Expression of the Stress-Responsive eIF1 Gene in Porteresia coarctata Tateoka.  10th International Association for Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology Congress, Orlando, Florida, 23-28 June 2002, P-1066, p 49-A.

Rubia L, de Palma J, Ghareyazie B, Khush GS, Scott NW, Kaminek M, Dobrev P, Bennett J & Elliott MC.  (2002)  Expression of an Isopentenyl Transferase Gene, Under the Control of a Senescence-specific Promoter, in Transgenic Rice Plants.  10th International Association for Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology Congress, Orlando, Florida, 23-28 June 2002, P-1113, p 61-A.

Scott NW, Fowler MR, Slater A, Milan AR, Norton WM & Elliott MC.  (2002)  Isolation and Characterisation of a Proline Rich Hydrophobic Hybrid Protein from Sugar Beet.  10th International Association for Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology Congress, Orlando, Florida 23-28 June 2002, P-1115, p 61-A.

Zhang C-L, Jiang X-C, Daskalova SM, Fowler MR, Scott NW, Slater A & Elliott MC. (2002)  Genomic/Transgenic Approaches to Cereal Improvement.  The Tenth Annual Conference of Life Sciences, London, June 2002, pp 49-50.

Zhang C-L, Ke X-Y, McCormac A, Zhang X, Daskalova SM, Fowler MR, Scott NW, Slater A & Elliott MC.  (2002)  Agrobacterium tumefaciens mediated Genetic Transformation of Barley (Hordeum vulgare) and Wheat (Triticum aestivum).  10th International Association for Plant Tissue Culture and Biotechnology Congress, Orlando, Florida 23-28 June 2002, P-1377, p 128-A.

Zhou Y, Fowler MR, Russinova ER, Shao CY, Scott NW, Elliott MC & Slater A. (2002)  Characterisation of an HDzip Gene Expressed During the Early Stages of Somatic Embryogenesis in Alfalfa.  The Tenth Annual Conference of Life Sciences, London, June 2002, pp 48-49.

Elliott MC, Bennett J, Borlaug NE, Daskalova S, Fowler MR, Jiang X-C, Kaminek M, Khush GS, McCormac AC, Mishra MK, Peng SB, Rangan L, Rubia L, Scott NW, Slater A & Zhang CL.   (2002)  Rice Biotechnology Versus the Anti-science Zealots (Plenary Lecture).  International Rice Congress 2002, Beijing, China 16-20 September 2002, p 121.

Jiang X-C, Guo XH, Pan XL, Zhang C-L, Elliott MC & Slater A.  (2002)  Enhancement of Drought Tolerance in Rice: Use of the Xerophilous Plant Halonylon ammodendron (Mey.) Bge.  as a Model System for Rice Improvement.  International Rice Research Congress 2002, Beijing, China, 16-20 September 2002, p 499.

Kaminek M, Trčkov�M, Motyka V, Daskalova S & Elliott MC.  (2002)  Cereal Improvement by Exploitation of the Mechanisms Regulating Cytokinin Levels (Plenary Lecture).  NATO-Russia Advanced Research Workshop: Phytohormones in Plant Biotechnology and Agriculture, Moscow, Russia, 12-16 May 2002, p 10.

Rangan L, Hosseini S, Bennett J, Swaminathan MS, Elliott MC.  (2002)  Protein Changes in Response to Salt Stress in Porteresia coarctata Tateoka.  International Rice Research Congress 2002, Beijing, China, 16-20 September 2002, p 323.

Rubia LG, Fowler MR, Dobrev P, Ghareyazie B, Visperas R, Peng S, Khush GS, Slater A, Scott NW, Kaminek M, Bennett J & Elliott MC.  (2002)  Leaf Senescence and Grain Filling in New Plant Type Rice Lines.  International Rice Research Congress 2002, Beijing, China 16-20 September 2002, p 335.

Zhang CL, Daskalova S, Jiang X-C, Rubia LG, Rangan L, Fowler MR, Scott NW, Slater A, Bennett J, Peng S, Khush GS, Kaminek M & Elliott MC.  (2002)  Transformation of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) with Putative Endosperm-specific Promoter::ipt Constructs.  International Rice Research Congress 2002, Beijing, China, 16-20 September 2002, p 500.

Zhang CL, Jiang X-C, Daskalova SM, Rubia L, Sorokin A, Mishra M, Fowler MR, Scott NW, Slater A & Elliott MC.  (2002)  Enhancement of Cereal Productivity via Genomic/Transgenic Approaches.  Xiangshan International Symposium on Plant Genomics and Agrobiotechnology, Beijing, China, 12-17 October 2002, p 501.

Zhang CL, Mishra M, Daskalova S, McCormac AC, Fowler MR, Scott NW, Slater A & Elliott MC.  (2002)  Clean Gene Technologies for Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Transformation.  International Rice Research Congress 2002, Beijing, China 16-20 September 2002, p 502.

Zhou Y, Fowler MR, Russinova ER, Shao C-Y, Scott NW, Elliott MC & Slater A.  (2002)  Characterisation of Genes Expressed During the Early Stages of Direct Somatic Embryogenesis in Alfalfa (Medicago falcata L.).  North American Alfalfa Improvement Conference, Sacramento, California, July 2002, p 59.

Elliott MC, Abdullah R, Bennett J, Borlaug NE, Fowler MR, Khush GS, Kaminek M, Peng S, Rubia L, Scott NW, Slater A, Zhang C-L & Rangan L.  (2003)  Crop Biotechnology is Under Siege:  We are Not Tuning a Cosy Consensus (Plenary Lecture).  MSSRF Inter-Disciplinary Dialogue Fifty Years After the Discovery of the DNA Double Helix The Legacy of Watson and Crick, Chennai, India, 9-12 January 2003, p 3.

Rangan L, Rubia R, Abdullah R, Bennett J, Daskalova S, Gaudinova A, Kaminek M, Khush GS, McCormac AC, Peng S, Scott NW, Zhang C-L & Elliott MC.  (2003)  Enhancement of Cereal Grain Yield by Genetic Manipulation of Phytohormone Levels.  MSSRF Inter-Disciplinary Dialogue Fifty Years After the Discovery of the DNA Double Helix The Legacy of Watson and Crick, Chennai, India, 9-12 January 2003, p 5.

Abdullah R, Rangan L, Rubia L, Zhang C-L, Scott NW & Elliott MC.  (2003)  Towards a Higher Rice Yield Potential Via Agrobacterium-mediated Gene Transfer.  International Society of Plant Molecular Biology 2003 Congress, Barcelona, 23-26 June 2003, p 159.

Elliott MC.  (2003)  Will Biosciences Provide a Satisfactory Solution to the Worlds Need for Sustainable Food Security?  (Keynote Lecture) BioVision 2003, Lyon, France, 7-11 April 2003.

Rangan L, Abdullah R, Daskalova S, McCormac A, Rubia L, Scott NW, Zhang C-L, Slater A & Elliott MC.  (2003)  Clean-Gene Transformation Vectors with Senescence-Specific and Endosperm-Specific Promoters for Rice Genetic Manipulation.  International Society of Plant Molecular Biology 2003 Congress, Barcelona, 23-26 June 2003, p 164.

Rubia L, Rangan L, Abdullah R, Bennett J, de Palma J, Ghareyazie B, Daskalova S, Fowler MR, Kaminek M, Scott NW, Zhang C-L, Slater A & Elliott MC.  (2003)  Effects of Expression of the Cytokinin Gene Under the Control of Senescence- and Endosperm-Specific Promoters in Transgenic Rice.  International Society of Plant Molecular Biology 2003 Congress, Barcelona, 23-26 June 2003, p 159.

Zhang C-L, Daskalova S, Jiang X-C, Sorokin A, Rubia L, Rangan L, Mishra M, Fowler MR, Bennett J, Khush GS, Peng S-B, Scott NW, Slater A & Elliott MC.  (2003)  Genomic/Transgenic Approaches to Cereal Improvement.  International Society of Plant Molecular Biology 2003 Congress, Barcelona, 23-26 June 2003, p 158.

Zhou Y, Fowler MR, Russinova E, Shao C-Y, Scott NW, Elliott MC & Slater A.  (2003)  Characterisation of an HD-ZIP Transcription Factor Gene Expressed During the Induction Stage of Direct Somatic Embryogenesis in Alfalfa, International Society of Plant Molecular Biology 2003 Congress, Barcelona, 23-26 June 2003.