Li, M, Frank, MH, and Migicovsky, Z (2019) ColourQuant: a high-throughput technique to extract and quantify colour phenotypes from plant images. AriXiv and In Review for Springer Books


Thomas, HR and Frank, MH (2019) Connecting the pieces: uncovering the molecular basis for long-distance communication through plant grafting. New Phytologist. In Press.





Lee, J-Y and Frank, MH (2018) Plasmodesmata in phloem: different gateways for different cargoes. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 43:119-124

DOI: 10.1016/j.pbi.2018.04.014



Li, M, Frank, MH, Coneva, V, Mio, W, Topp, CN, and Chitwood, DH (2018) The persistent homology mathematical framework provides enhanced genotype-to-phenotype associations for plant morphology. Plant Physiology

DOI: 10.1104/pp.18.00104



Li, M, An, H, Angelovici, R, Bagaza, C, Batushansky, A, Clark, L, Coneva, V, Donoghue, MJ, Edwards, E, Fajardo, D, Fang, H, Frank, MH, Gallaher, T, Gebken, S, Hill, T, Jansky, S, Kaur, B, Klahs, PC, Klein, LL, Kuraparthy, V, Londo, J, Migicovsky, Z, Miller, A, Mohn, R, Myles, S, Otoni, WC, Pires, JC, Rieffer, E, Schmerler, S, Spriggs, E, Topp, CN, Van Deynze, A, Zhang, K, Zhu, L, Zink, BM, and Chitwood DH (2018) Topological Data Analysis as a Morphometric Method: Using Persistent Homology to Demarcate a Leaf Morphospace. Frontiers in Plant Science 553

DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2018.00553





Coneva, V, Frank, MH, de Luis Balaguer, MA, Sozzani, R, and Chitwood, DH (2017) Genetic architecture and molecular networks underlying leaf thickness in desert-adapted tomato Solanum pennellii. Plant Physiology 175(1):376-391.

DOI: 10.1104/pp.17.00790



Andres, RJ, Coneva, V, Frank, MH, Tuttle, JR, Han, S-W, Samayoa, LF, Kaur, B, Zhu, L, Fang, H, Bowman, DT, Rojas- Pierce, M, Haigler, CH, Jones, DC, Holland, JB, Chitwood, DH, and Kuraparthy, V. Modifications to a LATE MERISTEM IDENTITY-1 gene are responsible for the major leaf shapes of Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Plus 114(1):E57-E66.

DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1613593114





Frank, MH and Chitwood, DH (2016) Plant Chimeras: the good, the bad, and the ‘Bizzaria’. Developmental Biology 419: 41-53.

DOI: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2016.07.003



Warschefsky, EJ, Klein, LL, Frank, MH, Chitwood, DH, Londo, JP, von Wettberg, EJB, and Miller, AJ (2016) Rootstocks: Diversity, Domestication, and Impacts on Shoot Phenotypes. Trends in Plant Science 21: 418-37.

DOI: 10.1016/j.tplants.2015.11.008





Frank, MH and Scanlon, MJ (2015) Cell-Specific Transcriptomic Analyses of 3-Dimensional Shoot Development in the moss Physcomitrella patens. The Plant Journal 83: 743-751.

DOI: 10.1111/tpj.12928



Frank, MH, Edwards, MB, Schultz, ER, McKain, MR, Fei, Z, Sorensen, I, Rose, JKC, Scanlon, MJ (2015) Dissecting the molecular signatures of apical cell-type shoot meristems from two ancient land plant lineages. New Phytologist 207: 893-904.

DOI: 10.1111/nph.13407



Frank, MH and Scanlon MJ (2015) Transcriptomic Evidence for the Evolution of Shoot Meristem Function in Sporophyte-Dominant Land Plants through Concerted Selection of Ancestral Gametophytic and Sporophytic Genetic Programs. Molecular Biology and Evolution 32: 355-367.

DOI: 10.1093/mol- bev/msv182