Raja Payyavula

Biosciences Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Telephone : (865) 576-3472
Email : payyavulars@ornl.gov

Raja S. Payyavula

Postdoctoral Research Associate

  • Ph. D., Forest Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology, Michigan Tech University, 2009
  • M. S., Plant Science, Alabama A&M University, 2003
  • B. S., Agricultural Sciences, Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Mahanandi, AP, India, 2000

Research Interests:

  • Phenylpropanoid metabolism
  • Cellulose synthesis regulation

Recent Publications:

  • U.R. Bishnoi, R.S. Payyavula and S. Kumar (2004). Enhancing disease resistance and yield in tomato and canola with plant activators. Res on Crops 5 (2&3): 268–273
  • R.S. Payyavula, B.A. Babst, M.P. Nelson, S.A. Harding and C.-J. Tsai (2009). Glycosylation-mediated phenylpropanoid partitioning in Populus tremuloides cell cultures. BMC Plant Biology 9:151
  • R.S. Payyavula, K.H.C. Tay, C.-J. Tsai and S.A. Harding (2011). The sucrose transporter family in Populus: the importance of a tonoplast PtaSUT4 to biomass and carbon partitioning. The Plant Journal 65, 757–770
  • R.S. Payyavula, D.A. Navarre, J.C. Kuhl, A. Pantoja, S.S. Pillai and R.Shakya (2012). Differential effects of environment on potato phenylpropanoid and carotenoid expression. BMC Plant Biology 12:19
  • D.A. Navarre, R.S. Payyavula, R. Shakya, R.N Knowles, and S.S. Pillai (2012). Developmental effects on phenylpropanoid metabolism in potato tubers. Submitted (Plant Cell Physiology, MS ID : PCP–2011-E–00355)

My Curriculum Vitae