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Name: Gilor Kelly, Ph.D. (Engineer/Technician)
Units: Plant SciencesVegetable and Field Crops
Tel:  03-9683680 03-9683754
Cell: 0549799401
Email:    gilor@volcani.agri.gov.il
Office location:Institute of Plant Sciences, room 302
Address:ARO, Rishon LeZion, Israel

Research associate



1.    Kelly G, Brandsma D, Egbaria A, Stein O, Doron-Faigenboim A, Lugassi N, Belausov E, Zemach H, Shaya F, Carmi N, Sade N, and Granot D. (2021) Guard cells control hypocotyl elongation through HXK1, HY5 and PIF4. Communications Biology 4: 765.

2.     Lugassi N, Kelly G, Arad T, Farkash C, Yaniv Y, Yeselson Y, Schaffer A. A, Raveh E, Granot D and Carmi N. (2020) Expression of hexokinase in stomata of citrus fruit reduces fruit transpiration and affects seed development. Frontiers in Plant Science 11: 255.

3.      Galsurker O, Kelly G, Doron-Faigenboim A, Aruchamy K, Salam B B, Teper-Bamnolker P, Lers A and Eshel D. (2020) Endogenous sugar level is associated with differential heat tolerance in onion bulb scales. Postharvest Biology and Technology 163: 1-7.

4.    Lugassi N, Yadav B, Egbaria A, Wolf D, Kelly G, Neuhaus E, Raveh E, Carmi N and Granot D. (2019) Expression of Arabidopsis hexokinase in tobacco guard cells increases water-use efficiency and confers tolerance to drought and salt Stress. Plants 8 (12): 613.

5.    Kelly G, Egbaria A, Khamaisi B, Lugassi N, Attia Z, Moshelion M and Granot D. (2019) Guard-cell hexokinase increases water- use efficiency under normal and drought conditions. Frontiers in Plant Science 10: 1449.

6.    Granot D and Kelly G. (2019) Evolution of guard-cell theories: the story of sugars. Trends in Plant Science 24 (6): 507-518.

7.     Negin B, Yaaran A, Kelly G, Zait Y and Moshelion M. (2019) Mesophyll ABA restrains early growth and flowering and does not directly suppress photosynthesis. Plant Physiology 180 (2): 910-925.

8.    Kottapalli J, David-Schwartz R, Khamaisi B, Brandsma D, Lugassi N, Egbaria A, Kelly G, Granot D. (2018) Sucrose-induced stomatal closure is conserved across evolution. PLoS ONE 13 (10): e0205359.

9.    Fox H, Doron-Faigenboim A, Kelly G, Bourstein R, Attia Z, Zhou J, Moshe Y, Moshelion M, David-Schwartz R. (2017) Transcriptome analysis of Pinus halepensis under drought stress and during recovery. Tree Physiology 10.1093/treephys/tpx137.

10.  Kelly G*, Lugassi N*, Belausov E, Wolf D, Khamaisi B, Brandsma D, Kottapalli J, Fidel L, Ben-Zvi B, Egbaria A, Acheampong A.K, Zheng C, Or E, Distelfeld A, David-Schwartz R, Carmi N, Granot D. (2017) The Solanum tuberosum KST1 partial promoter as a tool for guard cell expression in multiple plant species. (*equal contribution). Journal of Experimental Botany. doi:10.1093/jxb/erx159. 68 (11): 2885-2897.

11.  Kelly G*, Sade N*, Doron-Faigenboim A, Lerner S, Shatil-Cohen A, Yeselson Y, Egbaria A, Kottapalli J, Schaffer A.A, Moshelion M, Granot D (2017) Sugar and hexokinase suppress expression of PIP aquaporins and reduce leaf hydraulics that preserves leaf water potential. The Plant Journal doi:10.1111/tpj.13568. (*equal contribution).

12.  Lugassi N, Kelly G, Fidel L, Yaniv Y, Attia Z, Levi A, Alchanatis V, Moshelion M, Raveh E, Carmi N (2015) Expression of Arabidopsis hexokinase in citrus guard cells controls stomatal aperture and reduces transpiration. Frontiers in Plant Science 6: 1114.

13.  Sade N, Shatil-Cohen A, Attia Z, Maurel C, Boursiac Y, Kelly G, Granot D, Yaaran A, Lerner S, Moshelion M (2014) The role of plasma membrane aquaporins in regulating the bundle sheath-mesophyll continuum and leaf hydraulics. Plant Physiology 166 (3): 1609-1620.

14.   Lawson T, Simkin A, Kelly G, Granot D (2014) Mesophyll photosynthesis and guard cell metabolism impacts on stomatal behavior. New Phytologist 203: 1064-1081.

15.  Granot D, Kelly G, Stein O, David-Schwartz R (2014) Substantial roles of hexokinase and fructokinase in the effects of sugars on plant physiology and development. Journal of Experimental Botany doi:10.1093/jxb/ert400.

16.  Kelly G, Sade N, Attia Z, Secchi F, Zwieniecki M, Holbrook NM, Levi A, Alchanatis V, Moshelion M, Granot D (2014) Relationship between hexokinase and the aquaporin PIP1 in the regulation of photosynthesis and plant growth. PLoS ONE 9 (2): e87888.

17.  Granot D, David-Schwartz R, Kelly G (2013) Hexose kinases and their role in sugar-sensing and plant development. Frontiers in Plant Science 4 (44): 1-17. IF 3.7; Plant Sciences, Rank 24/223; Q1.

18.   Kelly G, Moshelion M, David-Schwartz R, Halperin O, Wallach R, Attia Z, Belausov E, Granot D (2013) Hexokinase mediates stomatal closure. The Plant Journal 75: 977-988. Recommended by Fculty of 1000 (F1000Prime). A. Fernie, W. Araujo, S. Smeekens F1000.

19.  Kelly G, David-Schwartz R, Sade N, Moshelion M, Levi A, Alchanatis V, Granot D (2012) The pitfalls of transgenic selection and new roles of AtHXK1: a high level of AtHXK1 expression uncouples hexokinase1-dependent sugar signaling from exogenous sugar. Plant Physiology 159: 47-51. 

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