Professor
Canada Research Chair in Wood and Fibre Quality (term completed)
Forest Sciences Centre 4030
2424 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4
Canada
work phone: 6048220196

Areas of research include:

  • Tree biotechnology
  • Relationship between genes expression and phenotypic cell wall and development traits
  • Plant Metabolism (Metabolomics)
  • Cell Wall Development
  • Cellulose Biosynthesis
  • Lignin Biosynthesis
  • Tree Metabolism
  • Sucrose Metabolism
  • Trees and the Environment; Remediation of anthropogenic contaminants:
    • phosphorous
    • salt
    • heavy metals

Projects

Identification and Selection of Fast-growing Poplar Genotypes for Sequestration of Carbon & Biomass Production Completed

BIOCAP/NSERC Strategic

Spruce Forest Health Genomics Completed

Genome British Columbia/Genome Canada

Employing Metabolic Profiling as a screening technology for Internal Checking of Radiata Pine Completed

WQI Limited, New Zealand

Evaluating Canada’s Underutilized Species, Hybrid Poplar, for the Value-Added Industry Completed

NRCAN/CFS Value-Added

Metabolic profiling of radiata pine – proof of concept Completed

WQI Limited, New Zealand

Genetic engineering of cellulose biosynthesis in hardwood and softwoods Completed

USDA

Wood quality assessment technology for the value-added industry Completed

NRCAN/CFS Value-Added

Characterizing wood and fibre properties by metabolite profiling Completed

NSERC Strategic Grant

Identification and performance of ethanologenic Saccharomyces strain for fermentation of galactose from lignocellulosic hydrolysates Completed

USDA

Laboratory for wood and fibre quality Completed

CFI

Bioprocessing centre for sustainable fuels and chemicals Completed

CFI

Canada Research Chair (Tier II) – Wood and fibre quality.Department of Wood Science, Faculty of Forestry, UBC Completed

NSERC

Increasing yield and cellulose by modification of carbohydrate allocation and metabolism Completed

NSERC Partnership Grant (CellFor Inc.)

Study of the effects of the over-expression (ectopic) and vascular-specific expression of UGPase, SUSY, invertase and SPS on cellulose synthesis Completed

CellFor Inc.

Influence on chemical pulp processibility of genetically modified lignin subunits Completed

CellFor Inc.

Analysis of transformed Poplar and Spruce for pulping and fibre quality Completed

CellFor Inc.

Analysis of Poplar modified for altered lignin Completed

CellFor Inc.

Elucidating the variations in fibre chemistry and morphology of Aspen clones to improve pulp processing and quality Completed

NSERC Discovery Grant

Strength Testing of Hemlock for Strongwood Products Completed

INTERFOR Ltd.

Chemical analysis of beetle killed Lodgepole pine Completed

Ainsworth Inc.


Unit Associations

Department of Botany

Professional Affiliations

American Chemical Society ACS
Canadian Society of Plant Physiologists CSPP
Poplar Council of Canada PCC

Awards

UBC Killiam Research Prize , 2016
David Gifford Award (Tree Biology), Canadian Society of Plant Biologist , 2014
2014 Tree Biotechnologist of the Year, Institute of Forest BioSciences , 2014
Scientific Achievement Award (SAA), IUFRO (given only every 5 years) , 2010
Sir Frederick MacMaster Fellowship, CSIRO Australia , 2007
Fellow of the International Academy of Wood Science , 2007
Senior Early Career Scholar, Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies , 2006
Canada Research Chair in Wood and Fibre Quality, NSERC, 2001 (renewal 2006) , 2001

Current Graduate Students

Michael Bilek, MSc
Phytoremediation of contaminated industrial sites using Salix and Polar
Xinyi Haung, MSc
Investgating the salt-stress response of willow (Salix)
Michelle von Loessl, MSc
Identification of the genes(s) controlling the production of p-hydroxybenzoate monolignol transferases
Sarah Barkwill, MSc
Determining the crosstalk between primary and secondary cellulose synthases at the interface between primary and secondary cell walls
Liyuan Chen, PhD
Fasciclin-like Arabinogalactan proteins in Cell Wall Biosynthesis
Emily Murphy, PhD
Genetic transformation of native Salix spp from seed
Nicholas Ukrainetz, PhD
Integrating genomic selection into the lodgepole pine breeding program in British Columbia
Letitia DaRos, PhD
Mitigating the downstream effects of excess soil phosphorous through cultivar selection and increased foliar reabsorbtion
Danyu Yao, PhD
Investigating the effect of phosphorylation status on intracellular distribution of sucrose synthase in Arabidopsis thaliana
Miranda Meents, PhD
Using high resolution microscopy to look at synthesis in the Golgi of xylan by glycosyltransfereases
Yaseen Mottiar, PhD
Rewiring Lignin Biosynthesis
Yoshi Watanabe, PhD
Identify and describe the various factors that control cellulose deposition in the secondary cell wall
Shumin Wang, PhD
Studying the functions of new candidate genes affecting secondary wall chemistry
Ahmed Kenawy, PhD
Isolation, Characterization and Gene Expression of Salicylic Acid Glycosyltransferase Genes in Hybrid Poplar

Post Doctoral Fellows and Research Assistants

Faride Unda (PDF 2012 Oct) Functional genomics comparison of Poplar varieties
Eliana Gonzales-Vigil (PDF 2012 April) Biosynthesis of novel ligninmonolignols

Previous Students, Post Doctoral Fellows and Research Assistants

  • Sofiya Lazarova (MSc Completed 2015 Sept) – Investigating the role of sucrose phosphate synthase and hexokinase in carbon sink strength. Currently PhD Student
  • Amanda Johnson (MSc Completed 2015 May) – Impact of Cell Wall Chemistry and Ultrastructure on Bioenergy production – currently PhD Student in Dr. Scott Rennackar’s lab, UBC
  • Foster (James) Hart (MSc Completed 2013 Feb) – Does heterosis impact cell wall traits in hybrid aspen? Currently Research Technician, Shawn Mansfield’s lab, UBC
  • Francis de Araujo (MSc Completed 2012 Nov) – Wood Quality of Aspen and White Spruce in Boreal Mixedwood Forests
  • Tsung Jeng (Kent) Chen (MSc Completed 2012 Nov) – Investigating the role of Sucrose Synthase in Arabidopsis and Poplar. Currently PhD, UBC Clinical Medicine
  • Magdalena Hrynkiewicz-Moczulski (MSc Completed 2012 Aug) – Investigating the role of endoglucanase on cell wall development and ultrastructure. Currently Project Manaager, UBC Genome Science Centre
  • Genoa Barchet (MSc Completed 2010 May) – Effects of drought stress on metabolite profiles of hybrid and pure Populs spp.
  • Ukrainetz N (MSc Completed 2006 March)li>
  • Stewart J (MSc Completed 2005 April)
  • Cross J (MSc Completed 2002 Jan)
  • Charles N (MASc Completed 2002 Nov)
  • Cullis I (MSc Completed 2002 Dec)
  • Huntley S (MSc Completed 2003 Jan)
  • Woo K (MSc Completed 2003 Feb)
  • Stebbing D (MSc Completed 2002 April)

PhD’s

  • Grant McNair (PhD Completed 2015 Feb) – Genes involved in the remodeling of the cell walls and their potential interactions that facilitate the process of xylem formation. Currently a Post-Doctoral Fellow, in Dr. Allison Kermode’s lab, Dept. of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University.
  • Li Xi (PhD Completed 2014 April) – Investigating the role of Arabinogalactan proteins (AGP) on cell wall development in Populus
  • Gabriel Levesque Tremblay (PhD Completed 2014) – Pectin methyl esterases and its prooteinaceous inhibitor in plan seed development. Currently PDF in US
  • E Mizarchi (PhD Completed 2014 Jan)
  • Faride Unda (PhD Completed 2012 Aug) – Carbon Allocation in Hybrid Poplar: the role of the Raffinose Family of Oligosaccharides (RFO). Currently a PDF in Dr. Shawn Mansfield’s lab, UBC.
  • Lisa McDonnell (PhD Completed 2010 Dec) – Investigating the Role of cellulose synthases in the Biosynthesis and Properties of Cellulose in Secondary Cell Walls. Currently Assistant Professor, University of California, San Diego
  • Victoria Maloney (PhD Completed 2010 April) – Function, functional conservation and interactions of the membrane-bound endo-1,4-beta-glucanases orthologous to Korrigan. Went on to do a PDF in Dr. Shawn Mansfield’s lab, UBC. Currently a lecturer, Kwantlan College, BC.
  • Andrew Robinson (PhD Completed 2009 March)
  • Tom Canam (PhD Completed 2008 May)
  • J Keating (PhD Completed 2007 June)
  • K Wingate (PhD Completed 2002 June)

PDF’s

  • Alex Skyba   Ph.D. from ETH, Switzerland. May 2009 – June 2015.  (PDF Completed 2015 June) – Genomic of fungal degradation of woodybiomass
  • Melissa Roach Ph.D. from University of Alberta (PDF July 2012 – July 2014) – Regulation of cell wall traits via FLAproteins
  • Victoria Maloney Ph.D. from UBC, Canada (PDF Jan 2011 – Feb 2013) – Genomics of cell wall development of and regulation. Currently a lecturer, Kwantlan College, BC.
  • Ji-Young Park Ph.D. from Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea (PDF Jan 2003 – Jan 2010) – Isolation and regulation of genes involved in carbohydrate allocation during cell wall biosynthesis
  • Ravindr MalabadiPh.D. from Karnatak University, India (PDF March 2008 – Sept 2009) – Initiation of somatic embroygenesis in conifers. Currently a research scientist in India.
  • Illga PorthPh.D. from University of Vienna, Austria (PDF Feb 2009 – July 2012) – Elucidating secondary cell wall biosyntheses
  • Rebecca Dauwe Ph.D. from University of Ghent, Belgium (PDF Aug 2006 – Aug 2009) – Metabolic profiling of spruce, induced and constitutive confir defense mechanisms
  • So-Young Park (PDF Completed 2007 July) -Somatic embryogenesis and juvenility of mature conifers
  • Kyu -Young Kang Ph.D. from Dongguk University, Korea. (PDF Aug 2002 – Aug 2007). Research area: Wood and fibre quality and chemistry. Currently employed as an Assistant Professor, Dongguk University, Korea.
  • Jamie Robinson. Ph.D. from The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia. (PDF Nov 2003 – April 2004). Research area: Evaluating the effect of global DNA methylation on somatic embryogenesis. Currently employed as a research associate at the University of Trinidad, West Indies.
  • Kim Rensing. Ph.D. from The University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick. (PDF June 2003 – Jan 2005). Research area: Metabolite profiling and genomic marker development for phenotyping Douglas-fir. Currently employed as senior microscopist at the Bioimaging Facility, University of British Columbia.
  • Rana Gheneim. Ph.D. from Grenoble National Polytechnic Institute, Grenoble France. (PDF April 2003 – April 2004). Research area: Synthesis and detection of metabolite intermediates in cell wall biosysthesis. Currently employed as a research associate at the Univerisity of Toronto
  • Ursula Mais. Ph.D. from the Technical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria. (PDF June 2000 – July 2001) Research area: Improved hydrolysis of lignocellulosic substrates using simultaneous hydrolysis and physical disruption. Currently employed as a senior researcher at Baxter Pharmaceuticals, Austria

 


Current Courses

Summer 2015
No FRST course(s) were found for S2015 term.Summer 2015
No APBI course(s) were found for S2015 term.Summer 2015
No WOOD course(s) were found for S2015 term.

Selected Publications


Mansfield, S.D., Parish, R., Ott, P. K., Hart, F. J., Goudie, J. W. (2016). Assessing the wood quality of interior spruce (Picea glauca x P. engelmannii): variation in strength, relative density, microfibril angle and fibre length. Holzforschung 70(3):223-234
Lube, V., Lazarescu, C., Mansfield, S.D., and Avramidis, S. (2016). Wood microfibril angle variation in drying. Holzforschung 70(5):485-488 DOI: 10.1515/hf-2014-0334
Wang, W., Li, E., Porth, I., Chen, J-G., Mansfield, S.D., Douglas, C.J., Wang, S. (2016). Spatially and temporally restricted expression of PtrMYB021 regulates secondary cell wall formation in Arabidopsis. Journal of Plant Biology 59:16-23.
Mottiar, Y., Vanholme, R., Boerjan, W., Ralph, J., Mansfield, S.D. (2016). Designer lignins: harnessing the plasticity of lignification. Current Opinions in Biotechnology 37:190-200.
Whitehill, J.G.A., Henderson, H., Schuetz, M., Skyba, O., Saint Yuen, M.M., King, J., Samuels, A.L., Mansfield, S.D., Bohlmann, J. (2016). Histology and cell wall biochemistry of stone cells in the physical defense of conifers against insects. Plant Cell and Environment (Accepted September 2015) doi: 10.1111/pce.12654.
Mewalal, R., Mizrachi, E., Maloney, V.J., Mansfield, S.D., Myburg, A. A. (2016). The Arabidopsis domain of unknown function 1218 (DUF1218) containing proteins, MODIFYING WALL LIGNIN-1 and 2 (At1g31720/MWL-1 and At4g19370/MWL-2) function redundantly to alter secondary cell wall lignin content. PLOS ONE 11(3) e0150254.
Skyba, O., Cullen, D., Douglas, C.J. Mansfield, S.D. (2016). Gene expression patterns of wood decay fungi Postia placenta and Phanerochaete chrysosporium are influenced by wood substrate composition during degradation Applied and Environmental Microbiology (Accepted May, 2016)
Porth, I., Klápště, J., McKown, A.D., La Mantia, J. Guy, R. D., Ingvarsson, P.K., Hamelin, R., Mansfield, S.D., Ehlting, J., Douglas, C.J., El-Kassaby, Y.A. (2015). Evolutionary quantitative genomics of Populus trichocarpa PLOS Genetics 10(11): e0142864.
Cass, C., Peraldi, A., Dowd, P.F., Mottiar, Y., Santoro, N., Karlen, S.D., Bukhman, Y.V., Foster, C.E., Thrower, N., Bruno, L.C., Moskvin, O.V., Johnson, E.T., Willhoit, M.E., Phutane, M., Ralph, J., Mansfield, S.D., Nicholson, P., Sedbrook, J. (2015). Effects of Phenylalanine Ammonia Lyase (PAL) knockdown on cell wall composition, biomass digestability, and biotic and abiotic stress response in Brachypodium. Journal of Experimental Biology 66(14):4317-4335.
Swamy, P.S., Hu, H., Pattathil, S., Maloney, V.J., Xiao, H., Xue, l-J., Chung, J-D., Johnson, V.E, Zhu, Y., Peter, G.F., Hahn, M.G., Mansfield, S.D., Harding, S.A., Tsai, C.J. (2015). Tubulin perturbation leads to unexpected cell wall modifications and affects stomatal behavior in Populus. Journal of Experimental Botany 66(20):6507-6518.
Gerttula, S., Zinkgraf, M., Muday, G., Lewis, D., Ibatullin, F.M., Brumer, H., Hart, F., Mansfield, S.D., Filkov, V., Groover, A. (2015). Transcriptional and hormonal regulation of gravitropism of woody stems in Populus. Plant Cell 27:2800-2813.
Watanabe, Y., Meents, M.J., McDonnell, L.M., Barkwill, S., Sampathkumar, A., Cartwright, H.N., Demura, T., Ehrhardt, D.W., Samuels, A.L., Mansfield S.D. (2015). Visualization of Cellulose Synthases in Arabidopsis secondary cell walls. Science 350(6257):198-203.
Smith, R., Gonzales-Vigil, E., Karlen, S., Park, J-Y., Lu, F., Wilkerson, C., Samuels, A.L., Ralph, J., Mansfield, S.D. (2015). Engineering monolignol p-coumarate conjugates into Poplar and Arabidopsis lignins. Plant Physiology 169:2992-3001.
Glass, M., Barkwill, S., Unda, F., Mansfield, S.D. (2015). Endo β-1,4-glucanases impact plant cell wall development by influencing cellulose crystallinity. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 57(4):396-410.
Pinard, D., Mizrachi, E., Hefer, C., Kersting, A., Joubert, F., Douglas, C., Mansfield, S.D., Myburg, A.A. (2015). Comparative analysis of Plant Carbohydrate Active enZymes and their role in xylogenesis. BMC Genomics 16:402. DOI 10.1186/s12864-015-1571-8.
Griffiths, J.S., Šola, K., Kushwaha, R., Lam, P., Tateno, M., Young, R., Voiniciuc, C., Dean, G., Mansfield, S.D., DeBolt, S., Haughn, G.W. (2015). Unidirectional movement of cellulose synthase complexes in Arabidopsis seed coat epidermal cells deposit cellulose involved in mucilage extrusion, adherence and ray formation. Plant Physiology 168:502-520
Geraldes, A, CA Hefer, A Capron, N Kolosova, F Martinez-Nuñez, RY Soolanayakanahally, B Stanton, R Shuren, RD Guy, SD Mansfield, CJ Douglas & QCB Cronk (2015). Recent Y chromosome divergence despite ancient origin of dioecy in poplars (Populus) Molecular Ecology 24(13):3243-3256. doi: 10.1111/mec.13126
Serapiglia, M.J. Gouker, F.E., Hart, J.F., Unda, F., Mansfield, S.D., Stipanovic, A.J., Smart, L.B. (2015). Ploidy level affects important biomass traits of novel shrub Willow (Salix) hybrids. BioEnergy Research. 8:259-269
Mizrachi, E., Maloney, V.J., Silberbauer, J., Hefer, C.A.,$ Berger, D.K., Mansfield, S.D., Myburg, A.A. (2015). Investigating the molecular underpinnings underlying morphology and changes in carbon partitioning during tension wood formation in Eucalyptus. New Phytologist. Accepted DOI: 10.1111/nph.13152
Hefer, C.A., Mizrachi, E., Myburg, A.A., Douglas, C.J., Mansfield, S.D. (2015). Comparative interrogation of the developing xylem transcriptomes of two wood-forming species: Populus trichocarpa and Eucalyptus grandis. New Phytologist 206(4):1391-1405.
Muchero, W., DiFazio, S.P., Guo, J., Chen, J-G., Ranjan, P., Slavov, G.T., Gunter, L.E., Jawdy, S., Bryan, A.C., Sykes, R., Ziebell, A., Klápště, J., Porth, I., Skyba, O., Unda, F., El-Kassaby, Y., Douglas, C.J., Mansfield, S.D., Martin, J., Schackwitz, W., Evans, L.M., Czarnecki, O., Tuskan, G.A. (2015). High-resolution Genetic Mapping of Allelic Variants Associated With Cell Wall Chemistry in Populus. BMC Genomics 16:24 DOI 10.1186/s12864-015-1215-z
Levesque-Tremblay, G., Müller, K., Mansfield, S.D., Haughn, G.W. (2015). HIGHLY METHYL ESTERIFIED SEEDS is a Pectin Methyl Esterase involved in embryo development. Plant Physiology 167: 725-737
Quentin, A., Pinkard, E., Ryan, M., Tissue, D., Baggett, L., Adams, H., Maillard, P., Marchand, J., Landhäusser, S., Lacointe, A., Gibon, Y., Anderegg, W, Asao, S., Atkin, O., Bonhomme, M., Claye, C., Chow, P., Clément-Vidal, A., Davies, N., Dickman, L., Dumbur, R., Ellsworth, D., Falk, K., Galiano, L., Grünzweig, J., Hartmann, H., Hoch, G., Hood, S., Jones, J., Koike, T., Kuhlmann, I., Lloret, F., Maestro, M., Mansfield, S.D., Martínez-Vilalta, J., Maucourt, M., McDowell, N., Moing, A., Muller, B., Nebauer, S., Niinemets, Ü., Palacio, S., Piper, F., Raveh, E., Richter, A., Rolland, G., Rosas, T., Joanis, B., Sala, A., Smith, R.A., Sterck, F., Stinziano, J.R., Tobias, M., Unda, F (2015). Non-structural carbohydrates in woody plants compared among laboratories. Tree Physiology 35(11): 1146-1165. doi:10.1093/treephys/tpv073.
Maloney, V.J., Park, J-Y., Unda, F., Mansfield, S.D. (2015). Sucrose-phosphate synthase and sucrose-phosphate phosphatase interact in planta and promotes enhanced plant growth. Journal of Experimental Botany 66(14):4383-4394.
Lu, F., Karlen, S.D., Regner, M., Kim, H., Ralph, S.A., Sun, R-C., Kuroda, K., Augustin, M.A., Mawson, R., Sabarez, H., Singh, T., Jimenez-Monteon, G., Zakaria, S., Hill, S., Harris, P.J., Boerjan, W., Mansfield, S.D., Ralph, J. (2015). Naturally p-Hydroxybenzoylated Lignins in Palms. BioEnergy Research BioEnergy Research 8:934-952. DOI 10.1007/s12155-015-9583-4.
Chang, C.Y., Zubilewich, A., Fréchette, E., Unda, F., Mansfield, S.D., Ensminger, I. (2015). Sensitivity of cold acclimation to elevated autumn temperature in field-grown Pinus strobus seedlings. Frontiers in Plant Science 6:165 doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00165
De Araujo, F., Hart, F.J., Mansfield, S.D. (2015). Variation in trembling aspen and white spruce wood quality grown in mixed and single species stands in the boreal mixedwood forest. Forests 6:1628-1648.
Hamanishi, E.T., Barchet, G.L.H., Dauwe, R., Mansfield, S.D., Campbell, M.M. (2015). Poplar trees reconfigure the trancriptome and metabolome in response to drought in a genotype- and time-of-day-dependent manner. BMC Genomics 16:329. DOI 10.1186/s12864-015-1535-z.
McKown, A.D., Klápště, J., Guy, R.D., Geraldes, A., Porth, I., Hannemann, J., Friedmann, M., Muchero, W., Tuskan, G.A., Ehlting, J., Cronk, Q.C.B., El-Kassaby, Y.A., Mansfield, S.D., Douglas, C.J. (2014). Genome-wide association implicates numerous genes underlying ecological trait variation in natural populations of Populus trichocarpa New Phytologist 203: 535-553.
Wilkerson, C.G.,Φ Mansfield, S.D.,Φ Lu, F.,Φ Withers, S., Park, J.-Y., Karlen S.D., Gonzales-Vigil E., Padmakshan, D., Unda, F., Rencoret, J., Ralph J. (2014). Ferulate monolignol transferase introduces chemically labile ester bonds into the lignin backbone Science 344:90-93
Mewalal, R., Mizrachi, E., Mansfield, S.D. Myburg, A.A. (2014). Cell wall-related proteins of unknown function: Missing links in plant cell wall development. Plant and Cell Physiology 55(6): 1031-1043.
Griffiths, J.S., Tsai, A., Xue, H., Voiniciuc, C., Sola, K., Seifert, G.J., Mansfield, S.D., Ellis, B.E., Haughn, G.W. (2014). SOS5 mediates Arabidopsis seed coat mucilage adherence and organization through pectins. Plant Physiology 165: 991-1004.
McKown, A.D., Guy, R.D., Klápšte, J., Geraldes, A., Friedmann, M., Cronk, Q.C.B., El-Kassaby, Y.A., Mansfield, S.D., Douglas, C.J. (2014). Geographical and environmental gradients shape phenotypic trait variation and genetic structure in Populus trichocarpa. New Phytologist 201:1263-1276.
Porth, I., Klápšte, J., McKown, A.D., La Mantia, J., Hamelin, J.C., Skyba, O., Unda, F., Friedmann, M.C., Cronk, Q.C.B., Ehlting, J., Guy, R.D., Mansfield, S.D., El-Kassaby, Y.A. Douglas, C.J. (2014). Extensive functional pleiotropy of REVOLUTA substantiated through forward genetics. Plant Physiology 164:548-554.
Barchet, G.L.H., Dauwe, R., Guy, R.D., Schroeder, W.R., Soolanayakanahally, R.Y., Campbell, M.M, Mansfield, S.D. (2014). Investigating the drought stress response of hybrid poplar genotypes by metabolite profiling. Tree Physiology Tree Physiology 34:1203-1219
Wang, S., Li, E., Porth, I., Chen, J-G., Mansfield, S.D., Douglas, C. (2014). Regulation of secondary cell wall biosynthesis by poplar R2R3 MYB transcription factor PtrMYB152 in Arabidopsis. Scientific Reports 4: 5054 DOI: 10.1038/srep05054.
Geraldes, A., Farzaneh, N., Grassa, C.J., McKown, A.D., Guy, R.D., Mansfield, S.D., Douglas, C.J., Cronk, Q.C.B. (2014). Landscape genomics of Populus trichocarpa: the role of hybridization, limited gene flow and natural selection in shaping patterns of population structure. Evolution 68(11): 3260-3280
Gaskell, J., Marty, A., Mozuch, M., Kersten, P.J., Splinter BonDurant, S., Sabat, G., Azarpira, A., Ralph, J., Skyba, O., Mansfield, S.D., Blanchette, R.A., Cullen, D. (2014). Influence of Populus genotype on gene expression by the wood decay fungus Phanerochaete chrysosporium. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 80(18):5828-5835.
Ratcliffe, B., Hart, F.J., Jaquish, B., Mansfield, S.D., El-Kassaby, Y.A. (2014). Genetics of wood quality attributes in western larch. Annals of Forest Sciences. 71:415-424
Porth, I., Klápště, J., Skyba, O., Hannemann, J., McKown, A.D., Guy, R.D., DiFazio, S.P., Muchero, W., Ranjan, P., Tuskan, G.A., Friedmann, M.C., Ehlting, J., Cronk, Q.C.B., El-Kassaby, Y.A., Douglas, C.J., Mansfield, S.D. (2013). Genome-wide association mapping for wood characteristics in Populus identifies an array of candidate single nucleotide polymorphisms. New Phytologist. 200:710-726.
Bao, H. Li, E., Mansfield, S.D. Cronk, Q.C.B. El-Kassaby, Y.A. Douglas, C.J. (2013). The developing xylem transcriptome and genome-wide analysis of alternative splicing in Populus trichocarpa (black cottonwood) populations. BMC Genomics. 14:359-372.
Porth, I., Klápště, J., Skyba, O., Friedmann, M.C. Hannemann, J., Ehlting, J., El-Kassaby, Y.A., Mansfield, S.D., Douglas, C.J. (2013). Network analysis reveals the relationship among wood properties, gene expression levels and genotypes of natural Populus trichocarpa accessions. New Phytologist. 200:727-742.
Hart, J.F., de Araujo, F., Thomas, B.R., Mansfield, S.D. (2013). Wood quality and growth characterization across intra- and inter-specific hybrid aspen clones. Forests 4: 786-807.
Smith, R.A., Schuetz, M., Roach, M., Mansfield, S.D., Ellis, B.E., Samuels, A.L. (2013). Neighboring parenchyma cells can contribute to Arabidopsis xylem lignification, while lignification of interfascicular fibers is cell autonomous. Plant Cell. 25(10): 3988-3999.
La Mantia, J., J. Klápšte, Y.A. El-Kassaby, S. Azam, R.D. Guy, C.J. Douglas, S.D. Mansfield, and R. Hamelin (2013). Association analysis identifies Melampsora x columbiana poplar leaf rust resistance SNPs PLoS ONE 8:e78423
Iliadis, L., S.D. Mansfield, S. Avramidis and Y.A. El-Kassaby (2013). Predicting Douglas-fir wood density by artificial neural networks (ANN) based on progeny testing information Holzforschung. 67(7):771-777.
Geraldes, A., S.P. DiFazio, G.T. Slavov, P. Ranjan, W. Muchero, J. Hannemann, L.E. Gunter, A. Wymore, C. Grassa, N. Farzaneh, I. Porth, A.D. McKown, O. Skyba, E. Li, M. Fujita, J. Klápšte, J. Martin, W. Schackwitz, C. Pennacchio, D.niel Rokhsar, M.C. Friedmann, G.O. Wasteneys, R.D. Guy, Y.A. El-Kassaby, S.D. Mansfield, Q.C.B. Cronk, J. Ehlting, C.J. Douglas, and G.A. Tuskan. (2013). A 34K SNP genotyping array for Populus trichocarpa: Design, application to the study of natural populations and transferability to other Populus species. Molecular Ecology Resources. 13:306–323.
Porth, I., J. Klápšte, O. Skyba, B.S.K. Lai, A. Geraldes, W. Muchero, G.A. Tuskan, C.J. Douglas, Y.A. El-Kassaby and S.D. Mansfield. (2013). Populus trichocarpa cell wall chemistry and ultrastructure trait variation, genetic control, and genetic correlations. New Phytologist. 197:777-790.
Skyba, O., Douglas C. J., Mansfield, S.D. (2013). Syringyl-rich lignin renders poplars more resistant to degradation by wood decay fungi. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79(8):2560-2571.
Bhargava, A., Ahad, A., Wang, S., Mansfield, S.D., Haughn, G.W., Douglas, C.J., Ellis B.E. (2013). The interacting MYB75 and KNAT7 transcription factors modulate secondary cell wall deposition in stems and seed coat in Arabidopsis. Planta. 237:1199–1211.
Flory, A.R., Requesens, D.V., Devaiah, S.P., Teoh, K.T., Mansfield, S.D., Hood, E.E. (2013). Development of a green binder system for paper products. BMC Biotechnology. 13:28-
Al-Haddad, J.M., Kang, K-Y., Mansfield, S.D., Telewski, F.W. (2013). Chemical responses to modified lignin composition in tension wood of hybrid poplar (Populus tremula × Populus alba). Tree Physiology. 33:365-373.
Fujita, M., Himmelspach, R., Ward, J., Whittington, A., Liu, C., Truong, T.T., Galway, M.E., Mansfield, S.D., Hocart, C.H., Wasteneys, G.O. (2013). The anisotropy1 D604N mutation in the catalytic domain of Cellulose synthase 1 (CesA1) constitutively reduces cell wall crystallinity and the velocity of cellulose synthase complexes. Plant Physiology, 162: 74-85.
Iliadis, L., Tachos, S., Avramidis, S., Mansfield, S.D. (2013). Hybrid e-Regression and validation soft computing techniques: the case of wood dielectric loss factor. Neurocomputing. 107:33–39.
Coleman, H.D., Cánovas, F.M., Man, H. Kirby, E.G., Mansfield, S.D. (2012). Enhanced expression of glutamine synthetase (GS1a) confers altered fibre and wood chemistry in field grown hybrid poplar (Populus tremula X alba) (717-1B4). Plant Biotechnology Journal. 10: 883-889.
Romano, J.M. Dubos, C. Prouse, M.B., Wilkins, O., Hong, H., Poole, M., Kang$, K-Y., Li, E., Douglas, C., Western, T., Mansfield, S.D., Campbell, M.M. (2012). AtMYB61, an R2R3-MYB transcription factor, is a pleiotropic regulator via a small gene network. New Phytologist. 195: 774-786.
Slavov, G.T., DiFazio, S.P., Martin, J., Schackwitz, W., Muchero, W., Rodgers-Melnick, E., Lipphardt, M.F., Pennacchio, C.P., Hellsten, U., Pennacchio, L., Gunter, L.E., Ranjan, P., Vining, K., Pomraning, K.R., Wilhelm, L.J., Pellegrini, M., Mockler, T., Freitag, M., Geraldes, A., El-Kassaby, Y.A., Mansfield, S.D., Cronk, Q.C.B., Douglas, C.J., Strauss, S.H., Rokhsar, D., Tuskan. G.A. (2012). Genome resequencing reveals multiscale geographic structure and extensive linkage disequilibrium in the forest tree Populus trichocarpa. New Phytologist. 196:713–725.
Watanabe, K., Mansfield, S. D. and Avramidis, S. (2012). Wet-pocket classification in Abies lasiocarpa using visible and near infrared (Vis-NIR) spectroscopy European Journal of Wood and Wood Products. 70:61-67.
Park, Y-S. Weng,Y., Mansfield, S.D. (2012). Genetics effects on wood quality traits of plantation-grown white spruce (Picea glauca) and their relationships with growth traits. Tree Genetics and Genomes. 8(2):303-311.
Unda, F., Canam, T., Preston, L., Mansfield, S.D. (2012). Isolation and characterization of hybrid poplar galactinol synthases. Journal of Experimental Botany. 63(5): 2059–2069.
Mizrachi, E., Mansfield, S.D. Myburg, A.A. (2012). Cellulose factories: advancing bioenergy production from forest trees. New Phytologist. 194(1): 54-62.
Maloney, V.J., Samuels, A.L., Mansfield, S.D. (2012). Functional conservation of Korrigan, a putative membrane-bound endo-1,4-ß-glucanase required for cellulose biosynthesis in vascular plants. New Phytologist. 193(4):1076-1087.
Dauwe, R., Holliday, J.A., Aitken, S.N., Mansfield, S.D. (2012). Metabolic dynamics during autumn cold acclimation within and among phenotypically divergent populations of Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) New Phytologist. 194(1): 192-205.
Li, E., Bhargava, A., Qiang, W., Friedmann, M., Johnson, L.A., Forneris, N., Rawding, L., Savidge, R.A. Mansfield, S.D., Ellis, B.E., Douglas, C.J. (2012). The Class II KNOX gene KNAT7 negatively regulates secondary wall formation in Arabidopsis and is functionally conserved in Populus. New Phytologist. 194(1): 102-115.
Mansfield, S.D., Kang, K-Y., Chapple, C. (2012). Designed for deconstruction – Poplar trees altered in cell wall lignification improve the efficacy of bioethanol production. New Phytologist. 194(1): 91-101.
Mansfield, S.D. Kim, H., Lu, F., Ralph, J. (2012). Whole plant cell wall characterization using 2D-NMR. Nature Protocols. 7(9): 1579-1589.
Ralph, J. Akiyama, T. Coleman, H.D. Mansfield, S.D. (2012). Effects on lignin structure of coumarate 3-hydroxylase down-regulation in poplar. BioEnergy Research. 5: 1009-1019.
Fujita, M., Himmelspach, R., Hocart, C. H., Williamson, R.E., Mansfield, S.D., Wasteneys, G.O. (2011). Cortical microtubules optimize cellulose crystallinity to drive unidirectional plant growth. Plant Journal. 66:915-928.
Vanden Wymelenberg, A., Gaskell, J., Mozuch, M., Splinter BonDurant, S., Sabat, G., Ralph, J., Skyba, O., Mansfield, S.D., Blanchette, R.A., Grigoriev, I., Kersten, P.J. and Cullen, D. (2011). Gene expression of wood decay fungi Postia placenta and Phanerochaete chrysosporium is significantly altered by plant species. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77(13):4499-4507.
Mansfield, S.D. Kang, K.-Y., Iliadis, L., Tachos, S., Avramidis, S. (2011). Predicting the strength of Populus spp. clones using artificial neural networks and e-regression support vector machines (e-rSVM) Holzforschung 65:855-863.
Raj, S., Bräutigam, K., Hamanishi, E. T., Wilkins, O., Thomas, B., Schroeder, W., Mansfield, S.D., Plant, A.L., Campbell, M.M. (2011). Clone history shapes Populus drought responses. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA. 108(30):12521-12526.
Joshi, C.P., Thammannagowda, S., Fujino, T., Gou, J., Avci, U., Haigler, C.H., McDonnell, L.M., Mansfield, S.D., Menghesa, B., Carpita, N.C., Harris, D., Debolt, S., Peter, G.F. (2011). Perturbation of wood cellulose synthesis causes pleiotropic effects in transgenic aspen. Molecular Plant. 4(2) 331-345.
Ye, X., Busov, V., Zhao, N., Meilan, R., McDonnell, L.M., Coleman, H.D., Mansfield, S.D., Chen, F., Li, Y., Cheng, Z.-M. (2011). Transgenic poplar trees for forest products, bioenergy and functional genomics. Critical Review in Plant Sciences. 30:415-434.
El-Kassaby, Y. A., Mansfield, S. D., Isik, F., Stoehr, M. (2011). In situ wood quality assessment in Douglas-fir Tree Genetics and Genomes 7:553-561.
Robinson, A. R. and Mansfield, S. D (2011). Metabolomics in Poplar In C. P. Joshi, S. P. Difazio, C. Kole (Eds). Genetics, genomics and breeding of Poplar. CRC Press, Science Publishers, New Hampshire, USA. Pp. 166-191.
Dauwe, R., Robinson, A., Mansfield, S. D. (2011). Recent advances in proteomics and metabolomics in gymnosperms. In C. Plomion, J. Bousquet, C. Kole (Eds.). Genetics, genomics and breeding of Conifers. CRC Press, Science Publishers, New Hampshire, USA. Pp. 358-388.
Groover, A.T., Nieminen, K., Helariutta, Y., Mansfield, S.D. (2010). Wood formation in Poplar Pp. 201-224 in S. Jansson, R. P. Bhalerao, and A. T. Groover (Eds.), Plant Genetics / Genomics Vol. 8: Genetics and Genomics of Populus. Springer, New York.
Park, S-Y., Klimaszewska, K., Park, J-Y., Mansfield, S. D. (2010). Lodgepole pine: the first evidence of seed based somatic embryogenesis and the expression of embryogenesis marker genes in shoot bud cultures of adult trees. Tree Physiology. 30:1469-1478.
Bhargava, A., Mansfield, S. D., Hall, H. H. Douglas, C. J., Ellis, B. E. (2010). MYB75 functions in regulation of secondary cell wall formation and carbon redistribution in the Arabidopsis inflorescence stem. Plant Physiology. 154:1428-1438.
McDonnell, L. M., Coleman, H. D., French, D. G., Meilan, R., Mansfield, S. D. (2010). Engineering trees with target traits. Pp. 77-122 in Y. El-Kassaby and J. A. Prado, (Eds.) Forests and Genetically Modified Trees. IUFRO – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Rome 2010.
Phillipe, R.N., Ralph, S.G. Mansfield, S. D. and Bohlmann, J. (2010). Transcriptome profiles of hybid poplar (Populus trichocarpa x deltoides) reveal rapid changes in undamaged, systemic sink leaves after simulated feeding by forest tent caterpillar (Malacosoma disstria) New Phytologist. 188:787-802.
Bedon, F., Bomal, C., Caron, S., Levasseur, C., Boyle, B., Mansfield, S. D. Schmidt, A., Gershenzon, J., Grima-Pettenati, J., Séguin, A., and MacKay, J. (2010). Subgroup 4 R2R3-MYBs in conifer trees: gene family expansion and contribution to the isoprenoid- and flavonoid-oriented responses Journal of Experimental Botany. 61(14):3847–3864.
Maloney, V. J. and Mansfield S. D. (2010). Characterization and varied expression of a membrane-bound endo-1,4-ß-glucanase in hybrid poplar Plant Biotechnology Journal 8:294-307.
Watanabe, K., Hart, F., Mansfield, S.D. and Avramidis, S. (2010). Detection of wet-pockets on the surface of Tsuga heterophylla (Raf.) Sarg. by near infrared (NIR) spectroscopy Holzforschung 64:55-60
MacMillan, C.P., Mansfield, S.D. Stachurski, Z. H., Evans R. Southerton, S. (2010). Fasciclin-like arabinogalactan proteins: specialization for stem biomechanics and cell wall architecture in Arabidopsis and Eucalyptus Plant Journal 62:689-703
Vanden Wymelenberg, A., Gaskell, J., Mozuch, M., Sabat, G., Ralph, J., Skyba, O., Mansfield, S.D., Blanchette, R.A., Martinez, D., Grigoriev, I., Kersten, P.J., Cullen, D. (2010). Mechanisms of wood decay by Postia placenta and Phanerochaete chrysosporium inferred from comparative transcriptome and secretome analysis. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76(11):3599-3610
Cullis, I.F. and Mansfield, S.D. (2010). Optimized delignification of wood-derived lignocellulosics for improved enzymatic hydrolysis Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 106(6):884-893.
Hamanishi, E. T. Raj, S., Wilkins, O., Thomas, B., Mansfield, S. D., Plant, A.L. and Campbell, M. M (2010). Intraspecific variation in the Populus balsamifera drought transcriptome. Plant Cell and Environment. 33:1742-1755.
Coleman, H. D., Beamish, L., Reid, A., Park, J-Y., Mansfield, S. D. (2010). Altered sucrose metabolism impacts plant biomass production and flower development Transgenic Research 19:269-283.
Robinson, A.R., Dauwe, R., Ukrainetz, N.K., Cullis, I.F., White, R., Mansfield, S. D. (2009). Predicting the regenerative capacity of conifer somatic embryogenic culture by metabolite profiling. Plant Biotechnology Journal 7:952-963.
Du, J., Mansfield, S.D., Groover, A.T. (2009). The populus homeobox gene ARBORKNOX2 regulates cell differentiation during secondary growth Plant Journal 60:1000-1114.
Robinson, A. R., Mansfield, S. D. (2009). Rapid analysis of poplar lignin monomer composition by a revised thioacidolysis procedure and NIR-based prediction modeling. Plant Journal 58:706-714.
Kumar, M., Thammannagowda, S., Bulone, V., Chiang, V., Han, K.-H., Joshi, C., Mansfield, S. D. Mellerowicz, E., Sundberg, B., Teeri, T., Ellis, B. E. (2009). An update on the nomenclature for the cellulose synthase genes in populus. Trends in Plant Science 14(5):248-254.
Mansfield, S.D. Parish, R. Di Lucca, C.M, Goudie, J., Kang, K-Y., Ott, P. (2009). Revisiting the transition between juvenile and mature wood: a comparison of fibre length, microfibril angle and relative wood density in lodgepole pine. Holzforshung 63:449-456.
Park, J-Y., Canam, T., Kang, K-Y., Unda, F., Mansfield, S.D. (2009). Sucrose phosphate synthase (SPS) expression influences phenology in poplar. Tree Physiology 29:937-946.
Stewart, J.J., Akiyama, T., Chapple, C.C., Ralph J., Mansfield, S.D. (2009). The effects on lignin structure of over-expression of ferulate 5-hydroxylase in hybrid poplar Plant Physiology 150:621-635.
Mansfield, S. D. (2009). Solutions for Dissolution – Engineering Cell Walls for Deconstruction. Current Opinion in Biotechnology 20:286-294.
Coleman, H.D., Yan, J. Mansfield, S. D. (2009). Sucrose synthase affects carbon partitioning to increase cellulose production and altered cell wall ultrastructure. Proceeding of the National Academy of Science, USA 106(31):13118-13123
Bomal, C., Bedon, F., Caron, S., Mansfield, S. D., Levasseur, C., Blais, S., Tremblay, L., Morency, M.-J., Pavy, N., Grima-Petenatti, J., Cooke, J. E. K., Séguin, A. MacKay, J. (2008). Involvement of Pinus taeda MYB1 and MYB8 in phenylpropanoid metabolism and secondary cell wall biogenesis: a comparative in planta analysis Journal of Experimental Botany. 59(14):3925-3939.
Ukrainetz, N. K., Ritland, K. Mansfield, S. D. (2008). Identification of quantitative trait loci for wood quality and growth across eight full-sib coastal Douglas-fir families Tree Genetics and Genomics. 4:159-170
Ukrainetz, N. K., Ritland, K. Mansfield, S. D. (2008). An AFLP linkage map for Douglas-fir based upon multiple full-sib families. Tree Genetics and Genomics. 4:181-191
Canam, T., Mak S. W. Y., Mansfield, S. D. (2008). Spatial and temporal expression profiling of three cell-wall invertase genes during early development in hybrid poplar. Tree Physiology. 28:1059-1067.
Coleman, H.D., Park, J.-Y., Nair, R., Chapple C., Mansfield, S. D. (2008). RNAi-mediated suppression of p-coumaroyl-CoA 3’-hydroxylase in hybrid poplar impacts on lignin deposition and soluble secondary metabolism. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA. 105(11):4501-4506.
Canam, T., Unda, F., Mansfield, S.D. (2008). Heterologous expression and functional characterization of two hybrid poplar cell-wall invertases. Planta 228:1011-1019.
Coleman, H.D., Samuels, A.L., Guy, R. Mansfield, S.D. (2008). Perturbed lignification impacts tree growth in hybrid poplar – a function of sink strength, vascular integrity and photosynthetic assimilation. Plant Physiology. 148:1229-1237.
Rayirath, P., Avramidis, A., Mansfield, S. D. (2008). The effect of wood drying on crystallinity and microfibril angle in black spruce (Picea mariana) Journal of Wood Chemistry and Technology. 28: 167-179.
Love, K. T., Nicholson, B. K., Lloyd, J., Franich, R. A., Kibblewhite, R. P., Mansfield, S. D. (2008). Modification of kraft wood pulp fibre with silica for surface functionalisation. Composites: Part A. 39:1815-1821.
Ukrainetz, N. K., Kang, K.-Y., Aitken, S.N., Stoehr, M., Mansfield, S.D. (2008). Heritability, phenotypic and genetic correlations of coastal Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) wood quality traits. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 38:1536-1546.
Park J.-Y., Canam, T., Kang, K.-Y., Ellis, D.D. Mansfield, S. D. (2008). The effects of over-expression of an arabidopsis sucrose phosphate synthase (SPS) gene on plant growth and fibre development. Transgenic Research. 17:181-192
Kaneda, M., Rensing, K.H., Wong, J. C. T, Banno, B., Mansfield, S. D., Samuels, A. L. (2008). Tracking monolignols during wood development in Pinus contorta var. latifolia Plant Physiology. 147:1750–1760.
Kang, K-Y., Bradic, S. Avramidis, S. Mansfield, S. D. (2007). Kiln drying lumber quality of hybrid poplars clones. Holzforschung, 61(1): 65-73.
Robinson, A. R., Ukrainetz, N. K., Kang, K.-Y., Mansfield, S. D. (2007). A comprehensive metabolomics analysis of two Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) progeny test trials New Phytologist 174(4):763-773.
Joshi, C.P., Mansfield, S. D. (2007). The cellulose paradox – simple molecule, complex biosynthesis Current Opinions in Plant Biology 10:220-226
Mansfield, S. D. Parish, R. Goudie, J.W. Kang, K.-Y. (2007). The effects of crown ratio on the transition from juvenile to mature wood production in lodgepole pine in western Canada Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 37:1450-1459
Mansfield, S. D., Weineisen, H. (2007). Wood Fibre Quality and Kraft Pulping Efficiencies of Trembling Aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx) Clones Journal of Wood Chemistry and Technology. 27:135-151.
Mansfield, S. D., Iliadis, L., Avramidis, S. (2007). Neural network prediction of bending strength and stiffness in Western Hemlock. Holzforschung, 61:707-716.
Semple, K. E., Vaillant, M.-H., Kang, K.-Y., Oh, S. W., Smith, G. D., Mansfield, S. D. (2007). Evaluating the suitability of hybrid poplar clones for the manufacture of oriented strand boards. Holzforschung, 61(4):430-438
Coleman, H. D., Canam, T., Kang, K.-Y., Ellis, D. D., Mansfield, S. D. (2007). Over-expression of UDP-Glucose Pyrophosphorylase in hybrid poplar affects carbon allocation. Journal of Experimental Botany. 58:4257-4268
Dean, G. H., Zheng, H., Tewari, J., Young, D. S., Hwang, Y.-T., Western, T., Carpita, N. C., McCaan, M. C., Mansfield, S. D. and Haughn, G. (2007). The Arabidopsis MUM2 gene encodes a ß-galactosidase required for the production of seed coat mucilage with correct hydration properties Plant Cell. 19:4007-4021
Leplé, J.C. Dauwe R., Morreel, K., Storme, V., Lapierre, C., Pollet, B., Naumann, A., Kang K-Y., Kim, H., Ruel, K., Lefèbvre, A., Joseleau, J-P., Grima-Pettenati, J., De Rycke, R., Andersson-Gunnerås, S., Erban, A., Fehrle, I., Christensen, J. H., Petit-Conil, M., Kopka, J., Polle, A., Messens, E., Sundberg, B., Mansfield, S. D., Ralph, J., Pilate, G., Boerjan, W. (2007). Down-regulation of cinnamoyl-coenzyme A reductase in poplar (Populus tremula x P. alba); multiple level phenotyping reveals effects on cell wall polymer biosynthesis, degradation and structure. Plant Cell 19:3669-3691.
El-Kassaby, Y.A. and S.D. Mansfield (2007). The use of genetically modified trees in forests: opportunities and challenges -In: Challenges and Opportunities of Forest Research in the Policy Making Process. The Chinese Academy of Forestry (CAF) and the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) Symposium, Beijing, PRC (May 29, 2007). pp. 2-13.
Pharis R.P., Russell, J. H., Guy, R. D., Mansfield, S. D., Zhang, R. and Kurepin, L.V. (2007). Enhanced flowering & early progeny testing – Two important tools in tree improvement -A New Era for the Conservation and Utilization of Forest Genetic Resources. Forest Seed Research Ctr, Suanbo, Korea Forest Research Institute, Suwon, Korea. pp 114-140.
Pharis, R.P., Guy, R.D., Mansfield, S. D., Zhang, R., Kurepin, l. V., Fung, L. and Hurst, S. (2006). Retrospective tests – Methods for identifying “inherently” rapid stem gowth capacity for poplar and other forest tree plantations -Proceedings Paper In: Proceedings of the 50th Anniversary of Korea Forest Genetics Researches, pp 93-108. Korea Forest Research Institute, Suwon, Korea, 168 pp.
Groover, A. T., Mansfield, S. D., DiFazio, S. P., Dupper, G., Fontana, J. R., Millar, R., Wang, Y. (2006). The Populus homeobox gene ARBORKNOX1 reveals overlapping mechanisms regulating the shoot apical meristem and the vascular cambium. Plant Molecular Biology. 61:917-932
Avramidis, S., Iliadis, L., Mansfield, S. D. (2006). Wood dielectric loss factor prediction with artificial neural networks Wood Science and Technology. 40: 563-574
Coleman, H. D., Ellis, D. D., Gilbert, M. Mansfield, S. D. (2006). Up-regulation of sucrose synthase and UDP-glucose pyrophosphorylase impacts plant growth and metabolism. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 4: 87-101.
Canam, T., Park, J.-Y., K. Yu, Campbell, M. M., Ellis, D.D., Mansfield, S. D. (2006). Varied growth, biomass and cellulose content in tobacco expressing yeast-derived invertases Planta, 224:1315-1327
Stewart, J. J., Kadla, J. F., Mansfield, S. D. (2006). The Influence of Lignin Chemistry and Ultrastructure on the Pulping Efficiency of Clonal Aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.) Holzforschung. 60: 111-122
Ralph, S., Park, J.-Y., Bohlmann, J., Mansfield, S. D. (2006). Dirigent proteins in conifer defense: Gene discovery, phylogenic analysis and differential wound- and insect-induced expression of a family DIR and DIR-like genes in Spruce (Picea spp.). Plant Molecular Biology. 60(1):21-40.
Keating, J. D., Panganiban, C., Mansfield, S. D. (2006). Tolerance and adaptation of ethanologenic yeasts to lignocellulosic inhibitory compounds. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 93(6):1196-2006.
Wingate, K. Stuthridge, T Mansfield, S.D. (2005). Colour Remediation Of Pulp Mill Effluent Using Purified Fungal Cellobiose Dehydrogenase: Reaction Optimisation and Mechanism of Degradation Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 90(1):95-106
Ehlting, J., Mattheus, N., Aeschliman, D. S., Li, E., Hamberger, B., Cullis, I.F, Zhuang, J., Kaneda, M., Mansfield, S. D., Samuels, A. L., Ritland, K., Ellis, B. E., Bohlmann, J. Douglas, C. J. (2005). Global transcript profiling of primary stems from Arabidopsis thaliana identifies candidate genes for missing links in lignin biosynthesis and transcriptional regulators of fiber differentiation The Plant Journal. 42: 618-640
Samuel, M. A., Walia A., Mansfield, S. D. Ellis, B. E. (2005). Overexpression of SIPK in tobacco enhances ozone-induced ethylene formation and blocks ozone-induced SA accumulation Journal of Experimental Botany. 56:2195-2201
Rogers, L. A., Dubos, C., Cullis, I. F., Surman, C., Poole, M., Willment, J., Mansfield, S. D., Campbell, M. M. (2005). Light, the circadian clock, and sugar perception in the control of lignin biosynthesis Journal of Experimental Botany. 56:1651-1663
Rogers, L. A., Dubos,C., Surman, C., Willment, J., Cullis I. F., Mansfield, S. D., Campbell, M. M. (2005). Mechanisms governing lignin deposition in arabidopsis revealed by comparison of three ectopic lignification mutants New Phytologist. 168:123-140.
Robinson, A. R., R. Gheneim, R.A. Kozak, D.D. Ellis and S.D. Mansfield (2005). The Potential of Metabolite Profiling as a Selection Tool for Genotype Discrimination in Populus. Journal of Experimental Botany 56(421):2807-2819.
Woo, K. L., Watson, P., and Mansfield, S. D. (2005). The effects of mountain pine beetle on lodgepole pine wood morphology and chemistry Wood and Fiber Science. 37(1):112-126
Avramidis, S. and Mansfield, S. D. (2005). On Some Physical Properties of Six Aspen Clones. Holzforschung. 59(1):54-58
Canam, T., Coleman, H. D., Park, J.-Y., Ellis, D. D. Mansfield, S. D. (2005). The effects of altered carbohydrate metabolism on plant growth and cellulose biosynthesis. Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Wood and Pulping Chemistry (ISWPC). Auckland, New Zealand. Vol. 2:189-194.
Mansfield, S. D. (2004). Determination of total carbohydrates In M. A. S. Graça, F. Bärlocher, & M. O. Gessner (Eds.), Methods for studying litter decomposition: A practical guide. Springer Publishers. pp. 75-83.
Mansfield, S. D. (2004). Extracellular fungal hydrolytic enzyme activity In M. A. S. Graça, F. Bärlocher, & M. O. Gessner (Eds.), Methods for studying litter decomposition: A practical guide. Springer Publishers. pp 239-248.
Mansfield, S. D. and Bärlocher, F. (2004). Determination of soluble carbohydrates. In M. A. S. Graça, F. Bärlocher, & M. O. Gessner (Eds.), Methods for studying litter decomposition: A practical guide. Springer Publishers. pp 85-90.
Mansfield, S. D.and Bärlocher, M. O. (2004). Free amino acids In M. A. S. Graça, F. Bärlocher, & M. O. Gessner (Eds.), Methods for studying litter decomposition: A practical guide. Springer Publishers. pp. 69-74.
Keating, J.D., Robinson, J., Bothast, R.J., Saddler, J.N. and Mansfield, S.D. (2004). Characterization of a Unique Ethanologenic Yeast Capable of Fermenting Galactose. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 35(2/3):242-253
Cullis, I.F., Saddler, J.N. and Mansfield, S.D. (2004). Effect of initial moisture content and chip size on the bioconversion efficiency of softwood lignocellulosics. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 85(4):413-421.
Mansfield, S. D., Kibblewhite, R. P., and Riddell, M. J. C. (2004). Characterisation of the reinforcement potential of different softwood kraft fibres in softwood/hardwood pulp mixtures. Wood and Fibre Science. 36(3):344-358
Keating, J. D., Robinson, J., Cotta, M. A., Saddler, J. N., and Mansfield, S. D. (2004). An Ethanologenic Yeast Exhibiting Unusual Metabolism in the Fermentation of Lignocellulosic Hexose Sugars Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 31(5):235-244
Kang, K.-Y., Zhang, S. Y., and Mansfield, S. D. (2004). The Effects of Initial Spacing on Wood Density, Fibre and Pulp Properties in Jack Pine (Pinus banksiana Lamb.) Holzforschung. 58(5):455-463
Stebbing, D.W., Zhang, X., Soong, G., Mansfield, S.D. and Saddler, J.N. (2004). Fungal enzyme treatment of newsprint mill white water – impact on water and fiber properties. Pulp and Paper Science, Vol. 30. No. 1:3-8
Mansfield, S. D., and Meder, R. (2003). Cellulose hydrolysis – the role of monocomponent cellulases in crystalline cellulose degradation Cellulose, 10(2), 159-169.
Kang, K.-Y., Jo, B.-M., Oh, J.-S., and Mansfield, S. D. (2003). Biopulping of hybrid poplar improves chemical and energy savings during kraft pulping Wood and Fiber Science, 35(4):594-600.
Charles, N., Mansfield, S. D., Mirochnik, O., and Duff, S. J. B. (2003). The effect of oxygen delignification operating parameters on downstream enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocellulosic substrates Biotechnology Progress, 19:1606-1611.
Huntley, S. K., Ellis, D., Gilbert, M., Chapple, C., and Mansfield, S. D. (2003). Improved pulping efficiency in C4H-F5H transformed poplar. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 51(21):6178-6183.
Patzlaff, A., McInnis, S., Courtenay, A., Surman, C., Newman, L. J., Smith, C., Bevan, M. W., Mansfield, S. D., Whetten, R. W., Sederoff, R. R., and Campbell, M. M. (2003). Characterisation of a pine MYB that regulates lignification The Plant Journal, 36:743-754.
Bura, R., Bothast, R.J., Mansfield, S.D. and Saddler, J.N. (2003). Optimization of SO2-Catalysed Steam Pretreatment of Corn Fibre for Ethanol Production Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Vol. 105-108: 319-335.
Mansfield, S.D. and Saddler, J.N. (2003). Application of Enzymes to Lignocellulosics American Chemical Society – Oxford University Press
Mansfield, S. D., and Esteghlalian, A. R. (2003). Applications of Biotechnology in the Forest Products Industry S. D. Mansfield and J. N. Saddler (Eds.), Applications of enzymes to lignocellulosics, (ACS Symposium Series Vol. 855). Washington, DC: Oxford University Press. Pp. 2-29.
Shoseyov, O., Levy, I., Shani, Z., and Mansfield, S. D. (2003). Modulation of wood fibers and paper by cellulose-binding domains (CBDs). S. D. Mansfield and J. N. Saddler (Eds.), Applications of enzymes to lignocellulosics. (ACS Symposium Series Vol. 855). Washington, DC: Oxford University Press. Pp. 116-131.
Robinson, J., Keating, J.D., Mansfield, S.D. and Saddler, J.N. (2003). The fermentability of concentrated softwood derived hemicellulose fractions with and without supplemental cellulose hydrolysates. Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 33(6), 757-765.
Mansfield, S. D., Gilkes, N. R., Warren, A. J., and Kilburn, D. G. (2002). The effects of recombinant Cellulomonas fimi ß-1,4-gylcanases on softwood kraft pulp fibre and paper properties L. Viikari & R. Lantto (Eds.), Biotechnology Progress, Vol. 21, pp. 301-310. Elsevier Science.
Esteghlalian, A.R., Mansfield, S.D. and Saddler, J.N. (2002). Cellulases: Agents for Fiber Modification or Bioconversion? The effect of substrate accessibility on cellulose enzymatic hydrolyzability. L. Viikari & R. Lantto (Eds.), Biotechnology Progress, Vol. 21, pp. 21-36. Elsevier Science.
Zhang, X., Eigendorf, G., Stebbing, D.W., Mansfield, S.D. and Saddler, J.N. (2002). Degradation of trilinolein by laccase enzymes. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. 405(1):44-54.
Robinson, J., Keating, J., Boussaid, A., Mansfield, S.D. and Saddler, J.N. (2002). The influence of bark on the fermenation of douglas-fir whitewood pre-hydrolysates Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 59 (4-5): 443-448
Samuels, A. L., Rensing, K. H., Douglas, C. J., Mansfield, S. D., Dharmawardhana, D. P., and Ellis, B. E. (2002). Cellular machinery of wood production: differentiation of secondary xylem in Pinus contorta var. latifolia Planta, 216, 72-82.
Bura, R., Mansfield, S.D., Saddler, J.N. and Bothast, R.J. (2002). SO2-catalysed steam explosion of corn fibre for ethanol production. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 98(100):59-72.
Lu, Y., Yang, B, Gregg, D.J., Saddler, J.N. and Mansfield, S.D. (2002). Cellulase adsorption and an evaluation of enzyme recycle during the hydrolysis of steam-exploded softwood residues. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Vol. 98-100, 641-654.
Mais, U., Esteghlalian, A.R., Saddler, J.N. and Mansfield, S.D. (2002). Enhancing the enzymatic hydrolysis of cellulosic materials using simultaneous ball milling. Applied Biochemistry and BiotechnologyVol 98-100, 815-832.
Mansfield, S.D. (2002). Laccase impregnation during mechanical pulp processing – improved refining efficiency and sheet strength. Appita J. 55(1):49-53.
Yang, B., Boussaid, A., Mansfield, S.D., Gregg, D.J. and Saddler, J.N. (2002). A fast and efficient alkaline peroxide treatment to enhance the enzymatic digestibility of steam exploded softwood substrates. Biotechology and Bioengineering 77(6):678-684.
Esteghlalian, A.R., Bilodeau, M., Mansfield, S.D.and Saddler, J.N.. (2001). Do enzymatic digestibility and Simons’ stain reflect the differences in the available surface area of lignocellulosic substrates. Biotechnology Progress 17:1049-1054.
Kreber, B., J. van der Waals and S.D. Mansfield. (2001). Capacity of different Phlebiopsis gigantean strains to cause wood decay. Mat. Org. 33(3): 162-176.
Mansfield, S.D. and A.R. Dickson. (2001). Modifications in softwood kraft pulp consolidation by cellulolytic treatments. Appita J. 54(2):239-244.
Stebbing, D. W., Zhang, X., Soong, G., Saddler, J. N., and Mansfield, S. D. (2001). Fungal enzyme treatments of newsprint mill white water – impact on water and fiber properties. Pacwest, Whistler, BC. Vol 3A5:1-5.
Dickson, A.R., K.K.Y. Wong and S.D. Mansfield. (2000). Escher-wyss and PFI refining of kraft pulp treated with a commercial xylanase. Tappi J. 83(7):64-73.
Mansfield, S.D. (2000). Improvements in mechanical pulp processing with enzymatic treatments. pp. 1-6 in New Opportunities on Fibre Raw Materials for Paper and Board Production, Doorwerth, The Netherlands.
Mansfield, S.D. and R.P. Kibblewhite. (2000). Reinforcing potential of different eucalypt: softwood blends during separate and co-refining. Appita J. 53(5):385-392.
Mansfield, S.D., K.K.Y. Wong and A.R. Dickson. (2000). Variation in the response of three different Pinus radiata kraft pulps to xylanase treatments. Wood & Fiber Sci. 32(1):105-115.
Wong, K.K.Y., J.D. Richardson and S.D. Mansfield. (2000). Enzymatic treatment of mechanical pulp fibres for improved papermaking properties. Biotechnol. Prog. 16:1025-1029.
Dickson, A.R., K.K.Y. Wong and S.D. Mansfield. (1999). Escher-wyss and PFI refining of kraft pulp treated with a commercial xylanase. Vol. 3, pp. 252-255 in 10th Int’l Symp. on Wood and Pulping chemistry, Yokohama, Japan.
Mansfield, S.D. and Saddler, J.N. (1999). Sheet properties of Douglas-fir kraft pulp after selective treatments of different fibre length fractions with cellulases. Pulp and Paper Science 25(3): 84-89.
Mansfield, S.D., Swanson, D.J., Roberts, N., Olson, J.A. and Saddler, J.N. (1999). Enhancing Douglas-fir pulp properties with a combination of enzyme treatments and fiber fractionation. Tappi. 82(5):152-158.
Mansfield, S.D. and K.K.Y. Wong. (1999). Enzymatic enhancement of the manufacture of packaging grade papers and boards. Vol 1, pp. 590-595 in 10th Int’l Symp. on Wood and Pulping chemistry, Yokohama, Japan.
Mansfield, S.D. and K.K.Y. Wong. (1999). Improving the physical properties of linerboard via cellulolytic treatment of the recycled paper component. Prog. Paper Recycl. 9(1):20-29.
Mansfield, S.D. K.K.Y. Wong and J.D. Richardson. (1999). Improvements in mechanical pulp processing with proteinase treatments. Vol. 2, pp. 375-381 in 53rd Appita Annual General Conference, Rotorua, New Zealand.
Mansfield, S.D., K.K.Y. Wong and J.D. Richardson. (1999). -Improvements in mechanical pulp processing with proteinase treatments. Appita J. 52(6):436-440.
Mooney, C.A., Mansfield, S.D., Beatson, R.P. and Saddler, J.N. (1999). The effect of fiber characteristics on hydrolysis and cellulase accessibility to softwood substrates. Enzyme Microbilogy Technology. 25(8-9): 644-650.
Wong, K.K.Y. and S.D. Mansfield. (1999). Enzymatic processing for pulp and paper manufacture – A review. Appita J. 52(6):409-418.
Wong, K.K.Y. and S.D. Mansfield. (1999). Enzymatic processing for pulp and paper manufacture. Vol. 1, pp. 65-74 in 53rd Appita Annual General Conference, Rotorua, New Zealand.
Gübitz, G.M., C.D. Edgar, S.D. Mansfield, J.N. Saddler, and W. Steiner. (1999). Role of cellulase/hemicellulase synergism in the modification of pretreated wood substrates. Int’l Symp. Biotechnol. Lignocell. Mat. Curitiba, Brazil. pp. 45-56.
Lumme, M.S., Mansfield, S.D. and Saddler, J.N. (1999). The effects of hydrolytic enzyme treatments on three British Columbian interior fir kraft pulps differing in their initial fiber coarseness. Wood and Fiber Science. 31(4): 385-393.
Mansfield, S.D., Mooney, C. and Saddler, J.N. (1999). Substrate and enzyme characteristics that limit cellulose hydrolysis. Biotechnology Progress. 15(5): 804-816.
Gubitz, G.M., S.D. Mansfield, D. Bohm, and J.N. Saddler. (1998). Effect of endoglucanases and hemicellulases in magnetic and flotation deinking of xerographic and laser-printed papers. Journal of Biotechnology 65:209-215.
Mansfield, S.D., J.N. Saddler and G.M. Gubitz. (1998). Characterisation of two endoglucanases from the brown-rot fungi Gloeophyllum sepiarium and Gloeophyllum trabeum. Enzyme Microb. Technol. 23:133-140.
Gübitz, G.M., S.D. Mansfield and J.N. Saddler. (1998). Effectiveness of two endoglucanases from Gloeophyllum sp. in deinking mixed office waste. 7th International conference on Biotechnology in the Pulp and Paper Industry. June 16-19, 1998. Vancouver, BC. CPPA 3:135-138.
Lumme, M.S., S.D. Mansfield, and J.N. Saddler. (1998). Effect of enzyme treatment on two British Columbia interior fir kraft pulps. 7th International conference on Biotechnology in the Pulp and Paper Industry. June 16-19, 1998. Vancouver, BC. CPPA 3:163-166.
Mansfield, S.D., A.R. Dickson, and J.N. Saddler. (1998). Improving paper properties by a selective enzymatic treatment of coarse pulp fibres. 7th International conference on Biotechnology in the Pulp and Paper Industry. June 16-19, 1998. Vancouver, BC. CPPA 1:189-192.
Mansfield, S.D., B. Saake, G.M. Gübitz, E. de Jong, J. Puls, and J.N. Saddler. (1998). Identification, purification and characterisation of the predominant endoglucanases from two brown-rot fungal strains of Gloeophytllum. pp. 227-244 in Proc. 1997 Tricel Symp. Ghent, Belgium.
Mooney, C.A., S.D. Mansfield, R.P. Beatson, and J.N. Saddler. (1998). The effect of fibre characteristics on accessibility and hydrolysis of softwood substrates. 7th International conference on Biotechnology in the Pulp and Paper Industry. June 16-19, 1998. Vancouver, BC. CPPA 3:99-102.
Mooney, C.A., S.D. Mansfield, M.G. Touhy, and J.N. Saddler. (1998). The effect of initial pore volume and lignin content on the enzymatic hydrolysis of softwoods. Bioresource Technol. 64(2):113-119.
Stalbrand, H., S.D. Mansfield, J.N. Saddler, D.G. Kilburn, R. Anthony J. Warren, and N.R. Gilkes. (1998). Analysis of molecular size distributions of cellulose during hydrolysis of cellulose by recombinent cellulomonas fimi Beta-1, 4-glucanases. App. Environ. Microbiol. 64(7):2374-2379.
Edgar, C.D., S.D Mansfield, G.M. Gübitz, and J.N. Saddler. (1998). The synergistic effects of endoglucanase and xylanase in modifying Douglas-fir kraft pulp. Oxford University Press. pp.75-87 in Eriksson, K.-E. L and Cavaco-Paulo, A.M. (eds.), Enzyme Applications in Fibre Processing.
Mansfield, S.D. and J.N. Saddler. (1997). The use of enzymes to enhance Douglas-fir pulp characteristics. 1997 TAPPI Biological Sciences Symposium. October 19-23, 1997. San Francisco, CA. TAPPI Press 1:279-282.
Mansfield, S.D., E. de Jong and J.N. Saddler. (1997). The potential of enzymes to selectively modify pulp characteristics. In Proc. ’97 Spring Conf. of CPPA Pacific Coast and Western Branches, Whistler Paper 3B:1-4.
Mansfield, S.D., E. de Jong, R.S. Stephens, and J.N. Saddler. (1997). Physical characterization of enzymatically modified kraft pulp fibres. J. Biotechnol. 57(1-3): 205-216.
Mansfield, S.D., T.J. Marrie and G.S. Benzanson. (1997). Characterization and cloning of a 37.6-kb plasmid carried by Legionella pneumophila recovered from patients and hospital water over a 12-year period. Can. J. Microbiol. 43(2): 193-197.
Mooney, C.A., S.D. Mansfield, M.G. Touhy, and J.N. Saddler. (1997). The effect of lignin content on cellulose accessibility and enzymatic hydrolysis of softwood pulps. 1997 TAPPI Biological Sciences Symposium. October 19-23, 1997. San Francisco, CA. TAPPI Press 1:259-265.
Mansfield, S.D., K.K.Y. Wong, T. Astle, and J.N. Saddler. (1996). Enzymatic modification of coarse pulp fibers derived from Douglas-fir. pp. 173-176 in E. Srebotnik and K. Messner (eds.), Advances in Applied and Fundamental Research. Proc. 6th Int’l Conf. on Biotechnology in the Pulp and Paper Industry.
Mansfield, S.D., K.K.Y. Wong, E. de Jong, and J.N. Saddler. (1996). Modification of Douglas-fir mechanical and kraft pulps by enzymatic treatment. Tappi J. 79(8):125-132.
Mansfield, S.D., K.K.Y. Wong, E. de Jong, and J.N. Saddler. (1996). Xylanase prebleaching of different fiber length fractions of Douglas-fir kraft pulp. Appl. Microbiol. & Biotechnol. 46:319-326.
Mansfield, S. D., and Bärlocher, F. (1993). Seasonal variation of fungal biomass in the sediment of a salt marsh in New Brunswick. Microbial Ecology Microbial Ecology, 26, 37-45.