Maloof Lab:Christine Palmer

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Room 2115
Section of Plant Biology
1002 Life Sciences, One Shields Ave.
University of California Davis
Davis, CA 95616


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Christine Palmer

Postdoctoral researcher

University of California Davis

1 Shields Avenue

Davis, CA, 95616

530 752-8086

cmpalmer at


I am a postdoctoral researcher in the Maloof lab where I am utilizing quantitative genetics to identify components of the shade avoidance response. My studies focus on looking across natural populations of Brassicaceae family members to better understand genes that regulate agronomically relevant traits.


  • 2011 Ph.D. Biology, Dartmouth College. Hanover, NH.
  • 2006 M.S. Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA.
  • 2002 B.A. Biology, Williams College. Williamstown, MA.


  • Maloof JN, Nozue K, Mumbach MR, Palmer CM. 2012. LeafJ: an ImageJ plugin for semi-automated leaf shape measurements. Journal of Visualized Experiments. (in press)
  • Palmer CM, Bush SM, Maloof JN. Phenotypic and developmental plasticity in plants. In: eLS 2012. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester.
  • Palmer CM, Guerinot ML. 2009. Facing the challenges of Cu, Fe and Zn homeostasis in plants. Nature Chemical Biology (5): 333-40.
  • Argyros RD, Mathews DE, Chiang YH, Palmer CM, Thibault DM, Etheridge N, Argyros DA, Mason MG, Kieber JJ, Schaller GE. 2008. Type B response regulators of Arabidopsis play key roles in cytokinin signaling and plant development. Plant Cell (8): 2102-16.
  • Yu J, Palmer C, Alenghat T, Li Y, Kao G, Lazar MA. 2006. The corepressor silencing mediator for retinoid and thyroid hormone receptor facilitates cellular recovery from DNA double-strand breaks. Cancer Research (18): 9316-22.