Laura Roden


Chronotype of South African adults is affected by solar entrainment. Shawa N. and Roden, L.C. (2016) Chronobiology International, 33(3):315-23

Sleep: A serious contender for the prevention of obesity and non-communicable disease. Rae, D.E., Ebrahim, I., Roden, L.C. (2016) Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes of South Africa, 21(1):1–2

Jasmonate signalling drives time-of-day differences in susceptibility of Arabidopsis to the fungal pathogen Botrytis cinerea. Ingle, R.A., Stoker, C., Stone, W., Adams, N., Smith, R., Grant, M., Carré, I., Roden, L.C. and Denby, K.J. (2015) Plant Journal, 84, 937-948 DOI: 10.1111/tpj.13050

A chronotype comparison of South African and Dutch marathon runners: the role of scheduled race start times and effects on performance. Henst, R., Jaspers, R., Roden, L.C. and Rae, D.E. (2015) Chronobiology International, 32(6), 858–868

Protea hybrid 'Carnival' (P. compacta x P. neriifolia) expresses multiple copies of a LEAFY homologue involved in floral and vegetative development. Smart, M. and Roden, L.C.  (2015) South African Journal of Botany 98, 52-63

Factors to consider when assessing diurnal variation in sports performance - the influence of chronotype and habitual training time-of-day. Rae, D.E., Stephenson, K.J., and Roden, L.C. (2015) European Journal of Applied Physiology 115, 1339–1349 ​

Perception of effort in morning-type cyclists is lower when exercising in the morning. Kunorozva, L., Roden,L.C., Rae, D.E. (2014) Journal of Sports Sciences 32(10): 917-925 doi:10.1080/02640414.2013.873139

Circadian regulation of plant immunity to pathogens. Ingle, R.A., Roden, L.C. in Methods in Molecular Biology book "Plant Circadian Networks: Methods and Protocols" (edited by D. Staiger). Humana Press, New York: pp 273-283

Initiation of flowering in Protea compacta x Protea neriifolia hybrid 'Carnival' coincides with expression of FLOWERING LOCUS T homologue. Smart, M., Roden, L.C. (2014) Plant Molecular Biology Reporter 32: 372–381

Chronotype and PERIOD3 variable number tandem repeat polymorphism in individual sports athletes. Kunorozva, L., Stephenson, K.J., Rae, D.E., Roden, L.C. (2012) Chronobiology international 29: 1004-1010

Osteoinductive hydroxyapatite-coated titanium implants. Ripamonti, U, Roden, L.C., Renton L.P. (2012) Biomaterials 33: 3813-3823

Defence responses of Arabidopsis thaliana to infection by Pseudomonas syringae are regulated by the circadian clock. Bhardwaj V, Meier S, Petersen LN, Ingle RA, Roden LC (2011) PLoS ONE 6 (10): e26968. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0026968.

Biomimetic matrices self-initiating the induction of bone formation. Ripamonti, U., Roden, LC, Ferretti, C. (2011) Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 22: 1859-70.

Preliminary characterization of floral response of Xerophyta humilis to desiccation, vernalisation, photoperiod and light intensity. Myers, M.Y., Farrant, J.M. and Roden, L.C. (2010) Plant Growth Regulation 62: 213-216.

Biomimetics for the induction of bone formation. Ripamonti U. and Roden, L. (2010) Expert Review of Medical Devices 7(4): 469–479.

A small-scale RNA isolation protocol useful for high-throughput extractions from recalcitrant plants. Smart, M. and Roden, L.C. South African Journal of Botany, 76: 375-379.

The induction of bone formation by transforming growth factor-ß2 in the non-human primate Papio ursinus and its modulation by skeletal muscle responding stem cells. Ripamonti, U. and Roden, L.C. (2010) Cell Proliferation 43:207-218.

Mechanisms by which circadian rhythm disruption may lead to cancer. Beckett, M. and Roden, L.C. (2009) South African Journal of Science, 105: 415-420.

Lights, rhythms, infection: The role of light and the circadian clock in determining the outcome of plant-pathogen interactions. Roden, L.C. and Ingle, R.A. (2009) The Plant Cell, 21: 2546–2552. DOI 10.1105/tpc.109.069922

Duplication of the Asymmetric Leaves1/Rough Sheath 2/Phantastica (ARP) gene precedes diversification of the Ruschioideae. (2009) Illing, N., Klak, C., Johnson, C., Negrao, N., Baine, F., Ramchurn, K., Brito, D., Seioghe, C. and Roden, L.C. Evolution Genes and Development 219: 331-338. DOI 10.1007/s00427-009-0293-9

The induction of bone formation by coral-derived calcium carbonate / hydroxyapatite constructs (2009) Ripamonti, U., Crooks, J., Khoali, L. and Roden, L. Biomaterials 30: 1428–1439

Protocol: Precision engineering of plant gene loci by homologous recombination cloning in Escherichia coli. Roden, L.C., Berthold Göttgens, B. and Mutasa-Göttgens, E.S. (2005) Plant Methods, 1: (6)

Transgenic analysis of sugar beet xycoglucan endo-transglucosylase/hydrolase, BvXTH1 and BvXTH2 promoters reveals overlapping tissue-specific and wound-inducible profiles. Dimmer, E., Roden, L., Cai, D., Kingsnorth, C. & Mutasa-Göttgens, E. (2004) Plant Biotechnology Journal, 2: 127-139

Floral responses to photoperiod are correlated with the timing of rhythmic expression relative to dawn and dusk in Arabidopsis. Roden, L.C., Song, H.-R., Jackson, S., Morris, K. and Carré, I.A. (2002) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 99: 13313-13318

Picking out parallels: plant circadian clocks in context. McWatters, H.G., Roden, L.C. and Staiger, D. (2001) Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Series B, 356: 1415, 1735-1743

The molecular genetics of circadian rhythms in Arabidopsis. Roden, L.C. and Carré, I.A. (2001) Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology,12: 305-315