Biography

Dr Janneke Balk is a Synergy Reader. Her laboratory is based at the John Innes Centre.

2013 -               Reader, UEA/BIO and Project Leader, John Innes Centre

2011 – 2013      Lecturer and Royal Society URF, UEA/BIO and John Innes Centre

2005 – 2011      Royal Society University Research Fellow , University of Cambridge (Plant Sciences)

2002 – 2004      Marie Curie Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Marburg, Germany

1999 – 2002      Junior Research Fellow, University of Oxford (Lincoln College)

1996 – 1999      D.Phil. in Biological Sciences, University of Oxford (St John’s College)

1990 – 1996      B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Biology, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

All Publications

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Bastow, E. L., Bych, K., Crack, J. C., Le Brun, N. E., Balk, J.

(2017)

NBP35 interacts with DRE2 in the maturation of cytosolic iron-sulfur proteins in Arabidopsis thaliana,

in The Plant Journal

89

(3)

pp. 590–600

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Ozer, H. K., Dlouhy, A. C., Thornton, J. D., Hu, J., Liu, Y., Barycki, J. J., Balk, J., Outten, C. E.

(2015)

Cytosolic Fe-S Cluster Protein Maturation and Iron Regulation Are Independent of the Mitochondrial Erv1/Mia40 Import System,

in Journal of Biological Chemistry

290

pp. 27829-27840

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Schaedler, T. A., Faust, B., Shintre, C., Carpenter, E. P., Srinivasan, V., van Veen, H. W., Balk, J.

(2015)

Structures and functions of mitochondrial ABC transporters,

in Biochemical Society Transactions

43

(5)

pp. 943-951

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Knuesting, J., Riondet, C., Maria, C., Kruse, I., Bécuwe, N., König, N., Berndt, C., Tourrette, S., Guilleminot-Montoya, J., Herrero, E., Gaymard, F., Balk, J., Belli, G., Scheibe, R., Reichheld, J., Rouhier, N., Rey, P.

(2015)

Arabidopsis glutaredoxin S17 and its partner, the nuclear factor Y subunit C11/negative cofactor 2α, contribute to maintenance of the shoot apical meristem under long-day photoperiod,

in Plant Physiology

167

(4)

pp. 1643-1658

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Balk, J., Schaedler, T. A.

(2014)

Iron cofactor assembly in plants,

in Annual Review of Plant Biology

65

pp. 125-153

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Borrill, P., Connorton, J. M., Balk, J., Miller, A. J., Sanders, D., Uauy, C.

(2014)

Biofortification of wheat grain with iron and zinc: Integrating novel genomic resources and knowledge from model crops,

in Frontiers in Plant Science

5

article no. 53

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Krüssel, L., Junemann, J., Wirtz, M., Birke, H., Thornton, J. D., Browning, L. W., Poschet, G., Hell, R., Balk, J., Braun, H., Hildebrandt, T.

(2014)

The mitochondrial sulfur dioxygenase ETHE1 is required for amino acid catabolism during carbohydrate starvation and embryo development in Arabidopsis thaliana,

in Plant Physiology

165

(1)

pp. 92-104

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Schaedler, T. A., Thornton, J. D., Kruse, I., Schwarzländer, M., Meyer, A. J., van Veen, H. W., Balk, J.

(2014)

A conserved mitochondrial ATP-binding cassette transporter exports glutathione polysulfide for cytosolic metal cofactor assembly,

in Journal of Biological Chemistry

289

pp. 23264-23274

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Hooks, M. M., Allwood, J. W., Harrison, J. K., Kopka, J., Erban, A., Goodacre, R., Balk, J.

(2014)

Selective induction and subcellular distribution of ACONITASE 3 reveal the importance of cytosolic citrate metabolism during lipid mobilization in Arabidopsis,

in Biochemical Journal

463

(2)

pp. 309–317

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Bernard, D., Netz, D., Lagny, T., Pierik, A., Balk, J.

(2013)

Requirements of the cytosolic iron-sulphur cluster assembly pathway in Arabidopsis,

in Philosophical Transactions: Biological Sciences

368

(1622)

article no. 20120259

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Wydro, M., Balk, J.

(2013)

Insights into the pathogenic character of a common NUBPL branch-site mutation associated with mitochondrial disease and complex I deficiency using a yeast model.,

in Disease Models & Mechanisms

6

(5)

pp. 1279-1284

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Wydro, M. M., Sharma, P., Foster, J. M., Bych, K., Meyer, E. H., Balk, J.

(2013)

The evolutionarily conserved iron-sulfur protein INDH is required for complex I assembly and mitochondrial translation in Arabidopsis.,

in The Plant Cell

25

(10)

pp. 4014-4027

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Birke, H., Haas, F., De Kok, L., Balk, J., Wirtz, M., Hell, R.

(2012)

Cysteine biosynthesis, in concert with a novel mechanism, contributes to sulfide detoxification in mitochondria of Arabidopsis thaliana,

in Biochemistry

445

(2)

pp. 275-283

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Luo, D., Bernard, D., Balk, J., Hai, H., Cui, X.

(2012)

The DUF59 family gene AE7 acts in the cytosolic iron-sulfur cluster assembly pathway to maintain nuclear genome integrity in Arabidopsis,

in The Plant Cell

24

pp. 4135-4148

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Balk, J., Pilon, M.

(2011)

Ancient and essential: the assembly of iron–sulfur clusters in plants,

in Trends in Plant Science

16

(4)

pp. 218-226

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Godman, J., Molnár, A., Baulcombe, D., Balk, J.

(2010)

RNA silencing of hydrogenase(-like) genes and investigation of their physiological roles in the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii,

in Biochemical Journal

(431)

pp. 345-351

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Teschner, J., Lachmann, N., Schulze, J., Geisler, M., Selbach, K., Santamaria-Araujo, J., Balk, J., Mendel, R. R., Bittner, F.

(2010)

A Novel Role for Arabidopsis Mitochondrial ABC Transporter ATM3 in Molybdenum Cofactor Biosynthesis,

in The Plant Cell

22

(2)

pp. 468-480

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Bernard, D., Cheng, Y., Zhao, Y., Balk, J.

(2009)

An Allelic Mutant Series of ATM3 Reveals Its Key Role in the Biogenesis of Cytosolic Iron-Sulfur Proteins in Arabidopsis,

in Plant Physiology

151

(2)

pp. 590-602

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Sheftel, A., Stehling, O., Pierik, A., Netz, D., Kerscher, S., Elsasser, H., Wittig, I., Balk, J., Brandt, U., Lill, R.

(2009)

Human Ind1, an Iron-Sulfur Cluster Assembly Factor for Respiratory Complex I,

in Molecular and Cellular Biology

29

(22)

pp. 6059-6073

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Bych, K., Netz, D., Vigani, G., Bill, E., Lill, R., Pierik, A., Balk, J.

(2008)

The Essential Cytosolic Iron-Sulfur Protein Nbp35 Acts without Cfd1 Partner in the Green Lineage,

in Journal of Biological Chemistry

283

(51)

pp. 35797-35804

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