Reis, R.S. (2023) Thermomorphogenesis: Opportunities and challenges in posttranscriptional regulation. Journal of Experimental Botany (in press). (PDF here)

Ferreira, S.S# and Reis, R.S.# (2022). CRISPR/Cas to enhance gene expression for crop trait improvement by editing miRNAs targets. Journal of Experimental Botany 74, 2208–2212. 

Publications prior to Reis Lab

Preprint (not peer-reviewed)

Reis, R.S.#, Deforges, J., Clua, J., and Porier Y#. Alternative promoter usage modulates miRNA-guided inhibition of a m6A reader in phosphate starvation. #Corresponding author.


Reis, R.S.#, and Poirier, Y.# (2021). Making sense of the natural antisense transcript puzzle. Trends in Plant Sciences 1–12. #Corresponding author.

Reis, R.S.#, Deforges, J., Schmidt, R.R., Schippers, J.H.M., and Poirier, Y.# (2021). An antisense noncoding RNA enhances translation via localized structural rearrangements of its cognate mRNA. Plant Cell 33, 1381–1397. #Corresponding author.


Reis, R.S., Deforges, J., Sokoloff, T., and Poirier, Y. (2020). Modulation of shoot phosphate level and growth by PHOSPHATE1 upstream open reading frame. Plant Physiology pp.01549.2019. (featured on “News and Views”).

Khan, G.A., Deforges, J., Reis, R.S., Hsieh, Y.-F., Montpetit, J., Antosz, W., Santuari, L., Hardtke, C.S., Grasser, K.D., and Poirier, Y. (2020). The transcription and export complex THO/TREX contributes to transcription termination in plants. PLOS Genetics 16: e1008732.


Deforges, J.*, Reis, R.S.*, Jacquet, P., Vuarambon, D.J., and Poirier, Y. (2019). Prediction of regulatory long intergenic non-coding RNAs acting in trans through base-pairing interactions. BMC Genomics 20: 601. *Equal contribution.

Deforges, J., Reis, R.S., Jacquet, P., Sheppard, S., Gadekar, V.P., Hart-Smith, G., Tanzer, A., Hofacker, I.L., Iseli, C., Xenarios, I., and Poirier, Y. (2019). Control of cognate sense mRNA translation by cis-natural antisense RNAs. Plant Physiology 180: 305–322.


Reis, R.S.#, Litholdo, C.G., Bally, J., Roberts, T.H., and Waterhouse, P.M. (2018). A conditional silencing suppression system for transient expression. Scientific Reports 8: 9426. #Corresponding author.


Hart-Smith, G., Reis, R.S., Waterhouse, P.M., and Wilkins, M.R. (2017). Improved Quantitative Plant Proteomics via the Combination of Targeted and Untargeted Data Acquisition. Frontiers in Plant Science 8: 1–16.

Barton, D., Roovers, E., Gouil, Q., C. da Fonseca, G., Reis, R.S., Jackson, C., Overall, R., Fusaro, A., and Waterhouse, P. (2017). Live cell imaging reveals the relocation of dsRNA binding proteins upon viral infection. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions MPMI-02-17-0035.

Reis, R.S.# (2017). The entangled history of animal and plant microRNAs. Functional & Integrative Genomics 17, 127-134. #Corresponding author.


Reis, R.S.#, Eamens, A.L., Roberts, T.H., and Waterhouse, P.M.# (2016). Chimeric DCL1-Partnering Proteins Provide Insights into the MicroRNA Pathway. Frontiers in Plant Science 6, 1–11. #Corresponding author.


Reis, R.S.#, Eamens, A.L., and Waterhouse, P.M. (2015). Missing Pieces in the Puzzle of Plant MicroRNAs. Trends in Plant Science 20, 721–728. #Corresponding author.

Reis, R.S.#, Hart-Smith, G., Eamens, A.L., Wilkins, M.R., and Waterhouse, P.M.# (2015). Gene regulation by translational inhibition is determined by Dicer partnering proteins. Nature Plants 1. (feature on “News and Views”) #Corresponding author.

Reis, R.S.#, Hart-Smith, G., Eamens, A.L., Wilkins, M.R., and Waterhouse, P.M.# (2015). MicroRNA regulatory mechanisms play different roles in Arabidopsis. Journal of Proteome Research 14, 4743–4751. (featured on cover) #Corresponding author.


Pereira, A.G., Pacheco, G.J., Tavares, L.F., Neves, B.C., Kronemberger, F. de A., Reis, R.S.#, and Freire, D.M.G.# (2013). Optimization of biosurfactant production using waste from biodiesel industry in a new membrane assisted bioreactor. Process Biochemistry 48, 1271–1278. #Corresponding author.

de Ribeiro, A.J.V., Sandim, V., Ornellas, A.A., Reis, R.S., Domont, G., and Alves, G. (2013). Differential proteome of clear-cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC) tissues. International Brazilian Journal of Urology 39, 83–94.

Pacheco, G.J.*, Reis, R.S.*, Fernandes, A.C.L.B., da Rocha, S.L.G., Pereira, M.D., Perales, J., and Freire, D.M.G. (2012). Rhamnolipid production: effect of oxidative stress on virulence factors and proteome of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PA1. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 95, 1519–1529. *Equal contribution.

Reis, R.S.#, Pereira, A.G., Neves, B.C., and Freire, D.M.G. (2011). Gene regulation of rhamnolipid production in Pseudomonas aeruginosa – A review. Bioresource Technology 102, 6377–6384. #Corresponding author.

Reis, R.S.#, da Rocha, S.L.G., Chapeaurouge, D.A., Domont, G.B., Santa Anna, L.M.M., Freire, D.M.G., and Perales, J. (2010). Effects of carbon and nitrogen sources on the proteome of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PA1 during rhamnolipid production. Process Biochemistry. 45, 1504–1510. #Corresponding author.