Ashley Sherp

Ashley Sherp

Graduate Student - Plant Biology Program, NSF Graduate Research Fellow, 2012-2017
• Scientist, Benson Hill Biosystems

Sherp AM, Lee SG, Schraft E, Jez JM (2018) Modification of auxinic phenoxyalkanoid acid herbicides by the acyl acid amido synthetase GH3.15 from Arabidopsis.  J Biol Chem 293, 17731-8

Sherp AM, Westfall CS, Alvarez S, Jez JM (2018) Arabidopsis thaliana GH3.15 acyl acid amido synthetase has a highly specific substrate prefernce for the auxin precursor indole-3-butyric acid.  J Biol Chem 293, 4277-88

Sherp AM*Westfall CS*, Zubieta C, Alvarez S, Schraft E, Marcellin R, Ramirez L, Jez JM (2016) Arabidopsis thaliana GH3.5 acyl acid amido synthetase mediates metabolic crosstalk in auxin and salicylic acid homeostasis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 113, 13917-22

Jez JM, Lee SG, Sherp AM (2016) The next green movement: plant biology for the environment and sustainability. Science 353,1241-4

Hamilton ES, Jensen GS, Maksaev G, Katims A, Sherp AM, Haswell ES (2015) Mechanosensitive channel MSL8 regulates osmotic forces during pollen hydration and germination.  Science 350, 438-41

Westfall CS, Muehler AM, Jez JM (2013) Enzyme action in the regulation of plant hormone responses.  J Biol Chem 288, 19304-11