Prof. Eilon Shani

ביולוגיה מול.ואקול.צמחים סגל אקדמי בכיר
Prof. Eilon Shani
Phone: 03-6409125
Office: Britannia-Porter, 511

Research Interests

The Shani lab studies plant hormones transport mechanisms


Lab Website 

Recent Publications

  • Zhang Y, Naser V, Pisanty O, Omary M, Wulff N, Charrier L, Tal I, Hauser F, Hao P, Roth O, Fromm H, Schroeder J, Geisler M, Nour-Eldin H.H, and Shani E (2018). A Transportome amiRNA forward genetic screen identifies the auxin transport activity of ABCB6 and ABCB20 and exposes phenotypic plasticity in Arabidopsis. Nature Communication.
  • Hauser F, de O Ceciliato P.H, Lin Y.C, Guo D, Gregerson J.D, Abbasi N, Youhanna D, Park J, Dubeaux G, Shani E, Poomchongkho N, J.I Schroeder (2018). A seed resource for screening functionally redundant genes and isolation of new mutants impaired in CO2 and ABA responses. Journal of Experimental Botany.
  • Binenbaum J, Weinstain R, and Shani E. (2018). Gibberellin localization and transport in plants. Trends in Plant Science.
  • Roth O, Alvarez J.P, Levy M, Pisanty O, Bowman J.L, Ori N and Shani E. (2018). The KNOXI gene SHOOT MERISTEMLESS regulates flower organ identity in plants. Plant Cell.
  • Hyams G, Abadi S, Avni A, Halperin E, Shani E, and Mayrose I. (2018). Optimal design for the genome-editing of multiple members of a gene family using the CRISPR system. Journal of Molecular Biology.
  • Kong X, Tian H, Yu Q, Zhang F, Wang R, Gao S, Xu W, Liu J, Shani E, Zhang L, Zhang X and Ding Z (2018). PHB3 maintains root stem cell niche identity through ROS responsive AP2/ERF transcription factors in Arabidopsis. Cell report
  • Morozov D, Tal I, Pisanty O, Shani E* and Cohen Y (2017). Microstructure and Microstructural Changes in Plant Tissues by Advanced Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging Techniques. Journal of Experimental Botany
  • Shani E, Salehin M, Zhang Y, Sanchez S.E, Doherty C, Wang R, Mangado C.C, Song L, Tal I, Pisanty O, Ecker J.R, Kay S.A, Pruneda-Paz J, Estelle M. (2017). Plant stress tolerance requires auxin-sensitive Aux/IAA transcriptional repressors. Current Biology. 
  • Schayek H, Shani E and Weinstain R. (2017). Highlighting Gibberellins Accumulation Sites in Arabidopsis thaliana Root Using Fluorescently Labeled Gibberellins. Plant Hormones: Methods and Protocols.
  • Tal I, Zhang Y,Egevang Jørgensen M, Pisanty O, Barbosa I.C.R,  Zourelidou M, Regnault T, Crocoll C, Erik C.O, Weinstain R, Schwechheimer C, Halkier B.A, Nour-Eldin H.H, Estelle M and Shani E. (2016). The Arabidopsis NPF3 protein is a GA transporter. Nature Communication
  • Buskila Y, Sela N, Teper-Bamnolker P, Tal I, Shani E, Weinstain R, Gaba V, Tam Y, Lers A. and Eshel D. (2016). Stronger sink demand for metabolites supports dominance of the apical bud in etiolated growth. Journal of Experimental Botany. 
  • Naser V and Shani E. (2016). Auxin response under osmotic stress. Plant Molecular Biology
  • Katz E, Nisani S, Yadav B.S, Woldemariam M.G, Shai B, Obolski U, Ehrlich M, Shani E, Jander G and Chamovitz D.A. (2015). The glucosinolate breakdown product indole-3-carbinol acts as an auxin antagonist in roots of Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Journal
  • Matias-Hernandez L, Aguilar-Jaramillo A.E, Osnato M, Weinstain R, Shani E, Su P, and Pelaz S. (2016). TEMPRANILLO reveals the mesophyll as crucial for epidermal trichome formation. Plant Physiology
  • Shani E, Weinstain R, Zhang Y, Castillejo C, Kaiserli E, Chory J, Tsien R.Y and Estelle M (2013). Gibberellins accumulate in the elongating endodermal cells of Arabidopsis root. PNAS
  • Bargmann B.O.R, Vanneste S, Krouk G, Nawy T, Efroni I, Shani E, Choe G, Friml J, Estelle M, Birnbaum K.D (2013). A map of cell type-specific auxin responses. Molecular Systems Biology
  • Sreeramulu S, Mostizky Y, Nahum H, Amram L, Shani E, Gruetter C, Allen J, Zhang C, Rauh D, Ori N, Shokat K.M and Sessa G (2013). BSKs are partially redundant positive regulators of Brassinosteroid signaling in Arabidopsis. Plant Journal 
  • Ben-Gera H, Shwartz I, Shao MR, Shani E, Mark E and Ori N (2012). ENTIRE and GOBLET promote leaflet development in tomato by modulating auxin response. Plant Journal
  • Yanai O, Shani E, Russ D and Ori N (2011). Gibberellin partly mediates LANCEOLATE activity in tomato. Plant Journal
  • Burko Y, Geva Y, Refael-Cohen A, Shleizer-Burko S, Shani E, Berger Y, Halon E, Chuck G, Moshelion M and Ori N (2011). From organelle to organ: ZRIZI MATE-type transporter is an organelle transporter that enhances organ initiation. Plant Cell Physiol
  • Fleishon S, Shani E, Ori N and Weiss D (2011). Negative reciprocal interactions between gibberellin and cytokinin in tomato. New Phytologist
  • Shani E, Ben-Gera H, Shleizer-Burko S, Burko Y, Weiss D and Ori N (2010). Cytokinin regulates compound leaf development in tomato. Plant Cell
  • Shani E, Burko Y, Ben-Yaacov L, Berger Y, Goldshmidt A, Sharon E and Ori N (2009). Stage-specific regulation of leaf maturation by KNOXI proteins. Plant Cell
  • Shani E, Yanai O and Ori N (2006). The role of hormones in shoot apical meristem function. Current Opinion in Plant Biology
  • Yanai O, Shani E, Dolezalb K, Tarkowskib P, Sablowskic R, Sandbergd G, Samacha A and Ori N (2005). Arabidopsis KNOXI proteins activate cytokinin biosynthesis, Current Biology​​.
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