Innes, R., Gu, Y., Kliebenstein, D., and Tholl, D. (2022). Editorial: Exciting times in plant biotic interactions. The Plant Cell  34: 1421.

Calvanese, E. and Gu, Y. (2022). Towards understanding inner nuclear membrane protein degradation in plants. Journal of Experimental Botany  73: 2266.

Wei, X., Wang, Y., Zhang, S., Gu, T., Steinmetz, G., Yu, H., Guo, G., Liu, X., Fan, S., Wang, F., Gu, Y. and Xin, F. (2022). Structural analysis of receptor-like kinase SOBIR1 revealed mechanisms that regulate its phosphorylation-dependent activation. Plant Communications  3: 100301.

Wang, W., and Gu, Y. (2022). The emerging role of biomolecular condensates in plant immunity. The Plant Cell  34: 1568.

Tang, Y., Dong, Q., Wang, T., Gong, L., and Gu, Y. (2022). PNET2 is a component of the plant nuclear lamina and is required for proper genome organization and activity. Developmental Cell  57: 19. (Featured article with Preview – The edge of the nucleus: Variations on a theme)

Kang, B., Anderson, C.T., Arimura, S., Bayer, E., Bezanilla, M., Botella, M.A., Brandizzi, F., Burch-Smith, T.M., Chapman, K.D., Dunser, K., Gu, Y., Jaillais, Y., Kirchhoff, H., Otegui, M.S., Rosado, A., Tang, Y., Kleine-Vehn, J., Wang, P., and Zolman, B.K. (2022). A glossary of plant cell structures: Current insights and future questions. The Plant Cell  34: 10.


Fang, Y. and Gu, Y. (2021). Regulation of plant immunity by nuclear membrane-associated mechanisms. Frontiers in Immunology  12: 771065.

Yu, X., Martin, P.G., Zhang, Y., Trinidad, J.C., Xu, F., Huang, J., Thum, K.E., Li, K., Zhao, S., Gu, Y., Wang, X., and Michaels, S. (2021). The BORDER family of negative transcription elongation factors regulates flowering time in Arabidopsis. Current Biology  31: 5377.

Jia, M., Shen, X., Tang, Y., Shi, X., and Gu, Y. (2021). A karyopherin constrains nuclear activity of the NLR protein SNC1 and is essential to prevent autoimmunity in Arabidopsis. Molecular Plant  14: 1733. (Featured by Molecular Plant Spotlight: Nucleocytoplasmic trafficking during immunity by Castel and Chae)

Xu, F., Jia, M., Li, X., Tang, Y., Jiang, K., Bao, J., and Gu, Y. (2021). Exportin-4 coordinates nuclear shuttling of TOPLESS family transcription corepressors to regulate plant immunity. The Plant Cell  33: 697.


Li, X., and Gu, Y. (2020). Structural and functional insight into the nuclear pore complex and nuclear transport receptors in plant stress signaling. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 58: 60-68.

Huang, A., Tang, Y., Shi, X., Jia, M., Zhu, J., Yan, X., Chen, H., and Gu, Y. (2020). Proximity labeling proteomics reveals critical regulators for inner nuclear membrane protein degradation in plants. Nature Communications 11: 3284.

Tang, Y., Huang, A., and Gu, Y. (2020). Global profiling of plant nuclear membrane proteome in Arabidopsis. Nature Plants 6: 838-847. (Featured by Nature News and Views: Growing the nuclear envelope proteome)


Gu, Y. (2018). The nuclear pore complex: a strategic platform for regulating cell signaling. New Phytologist 219: 25-30. (Tansley Insight by Tansley Medal Finalist 2017)

Sopeña-Torres, S., Jordá, L., Sánchez-Rodríguez, C., Miedes, E., Escudero, V., Swami, S., López, G., Piślewska-Bednarek, M., Lassowskat, I., Lee, J., Gu, Y., Haigis, S., Alexander, D., Pattathil, S., Muñoz-Barrios, A., Bednarek, P., Somerville, S., Schulze-Lefert, P,, Hahn, M.G., Scheel, D., Molina, A. (2018). YODA MAP3K kinase regulates plant immune responses conferring broad-spectrum disease resistance. New Phytologist 218: 661-680. 

Before 2017

Gu, Y., Zavaliev R. and Dong X. (2017). Membrane trafficking in plant immunity. Molecular Plant 10: 1026-1034.

Gu, Y., Zebell, S., Liang, Z., Wang, S., Kang, B. and Dong, X. (2016). Nuclear pore permeabilization is a convergent signaling event in effector-triggered immunity. Cell 166: 1526-1538.

Liu, L., Sonbol, FM., Huot, B., Gu, Y., Withers, J., Mwimba, M., Yao, J., He, S.Y. and Dong, X. (2016). Salicylic acid receptors activate jasmonic acid signaling through a noncanonical pathway to promote effector-triggered immunity. Nature Communications 7: 13099.

Gu, Y. and Dong X. (2015). Stromules: signal conduits for plant immunity. Developmental Cell 34: 3-4.

Pauwels, L., Ritter, A., Goossens, J., Durand, A.N., Liu, H., Gu, Y., Geerinck, J., Boter, M., Vanden Bossche R., De Clercq, R,, Van Leene, J., Gevaert, K., De Jaeger, G., Solano, R., Stone, S., Innes, R.W., Callis, J., Goossens, A. (2015). The RING E3 Ligase KEEP ON GOING Modulates JASMONATE ZIM-DOMAIN12 Stability. Plant Physiology 169 :1405-1417.

Saleh, A., Withers, J., Mohan, R., Marqués, J., Gu, Y., Yan, S., Zavaliev, R., Nomoto, M., Tada, Y., Dong, X. (2015). Posttranslational Modifications of the Master Transcriptional Regulator NPR1 Enable Dynamic but Tight Control of Plant Immune Responses. Cell Host & Microbe 18: 169-182.

Wang, S.*, Gu, Y.*, Zebell, S.*, Anderson, L.K., Wang, W., Mohan, R., and Dong, X. (2014). A noncanonical role for the CKI-RB-E2F cell-cycle signaling pathway in plant effector-triggered immunity. Cell Host & Microbe 16: 787-794. (*equal contribution)

Serrano, I.*, Gu, Y.*, Qi, D., Dubiella, U. and Innes, R.W. (2014). The Arabidopsis EDR1 protein kinase negatively regulates the ATL1 E3 ubiquitin ligase to suppress cell death. The Plant Cell 26: 4532-4546. (*equal contribution)

Gu, Y. and Innes, R.W. (2012). The Keep On Going (KEG) protein of Arabidopsis regulates intracellular protein trafficking and is degraded during fungal infection. The Plant Cell 24: 4717-4730.

Gu, Y. and Innes, R.W. (2011). The Keep On Going (KEG) protein of Arabidopsis physically interacts with the Enhanced Disease Resistance 1 (EDR1) protein and recruits it to early endosomes. Plant Physiology 115: 1827-1838.