Siobhan Brady

Siobhan Brady

Position Title

  • Plant Biology
  • Genome Center
4513 Genome and Biomedical Sciences Facility

Research Interests

Genomics, Developmental Biology, Plant Biology, Systems Biology, Transcriptional Networks

Grad Group Affiliations

  • Integrative Genetics and Genomics
  • Plant Biology

Specialties / Focus

  • Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Genomics


  • brady lab

Honors and Awards

  • NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow, 2005-2008

    Professional Societies

    • American Society of Plant Biology
    • Society of Developmental Biology


    • 1999 BS Molecular Plant Biology University of Toronto
    • 2005 PhD Developmental Biology University of Toronto


    Selected Publications

    Turco G, Kajala K, Kunde-Ramamoorthy G, Ngan, C-Y, Olson A, Deshpande S, Tolkunov D, Waring B, Stelpflug S, Klein P, Schmutz J, Kaeppler S, Ware D, Wei C-L, Etchells P, Brady SM. (2017) DNA Methylation and Gene Expression Regulation Associated with Vascularization in Sorghum bicolor.  New Phytologist. 214:1213-1229.

    de Lucas M, Pu L, Turco G, Gaudinier A, Morao AK, Harashima H, Kim D, Ron M, Sugimoto K, Roudier F, Brady SM. (2016)  Transcriptional Regulation of the Arabidopsis Polycomb Repressive Complex 2 Coordinates Cell Type Proliferation and Differentiation.  The Plant Cell. September 20.

    Taylor-Teeples M, Lin L, de Lucas M, Turco G, Toal TW, Gaudinier A, Young NF, Trabucco GM, Veling MT, Lamothe R, Handakumbura PP, Xiong G, Wang C, Corwin J, Tsoukalas A, Zhang L, Ware D, Pauly M, Kliebenstein DJ, Dehesh K, Tagkopoulos I, Breton G, Pruneda-Paz JL, Ahnert SE, Kay SA, Hazen SP*, Brady SM*. (2015) An Arabidopsis gene regulatory network for secondary cell wall synthesis. Nature.  517:571-5.  (*=Co-corresponding author.)

    Ron M, Kajala K, Pauluzzi G, Wang D, Reynoso MA, Zumstein K, Garcha J, Winte S, Masson H, Inagaki S, Federici F, Sinha NR, Deal R, Bailey-Serres J, Brady SM. (2014) Hairy root transformation using Agrobacterium rhizogenes as a tool for exploring cell type-specific gene expression and function using tomato as a model.  Plant Physiology.  May 27

    Ron M, Dorrity M, de Lucas M, Toal T, Hernandez RI, Little SA, Maloof JN, Kliebenstein DJ, Brady SM.  (2013) Identification of Novel Loci Regulating Inter-specific Variation in Root Morphology and Cellular Development in Tomato.  Plant Physiology.  162(2):755-68.

    Brady SM, Orlando DA, Lee JY, Wang, JY, Koch D, Dinneny JR, Mace D, Ohler U, Benfey PN.  (2007) Dominant Root Expression Patterns Revealed in a High-Resolution Spatiotemporal
    Expression Map.  Science.  318:801-806.