Robert Roberson

Associate Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4501

Education

PhD, University of Georgia

Publications

  • Dee JMM, Marilyn RN, Longore JE, Roberson RW, Berbee ML. 2015. Cytological and Molecular Phylogenetic Evidence for the Independent Rise of the Hyphal Habit in the Monoblepharidomycetes. Mycologia (in press)
  • Mouriño-Pérez RR and Roberson RW. Applications of confocal laser scanning microscopy in filamentous fungi. In: Tanya E. S. Dahms (ed), Advanced Microscopy in Mycology. (in press)
  • Callejas-Negrete O, Plamann M, Schnittker R, Bartnicki-Garcia S, Roberson RW, Pimienta G, Mourino-Perez R. 2015. Two microtubule-plus-end binding proteins LIS1-1 and LIS1-2, homologues of human LIS1 in Neurospora crassa. Fungal Genetics and Biology 82 (2015) 213–227
  • McLaughlin DJ, Healy RA, Celio GJ, Roberson RW, Kumar TKA. 2015. Evolution of zygomycetous spindle pole bodies: evidence from Coemansia reversa mitosis. American Journal of Botany 102 (5):1-11 10.3732/ajb.1400477
  • Riquelme M, Bredeweg EL, Callejas-Negrete O, Roberson RW, Ludwig S, Beltrán-Aguilar A, Seiler S, Novick P, and Freitag M. 2014. The Neurospora crassa exocyst complex tethers Spitzenkörper vesicles to the apical plasma membrane during polarized growth. Molecular Biology of the Cell 25:1312-1326. doi: 10.1091/mbc.E13-06-0299.

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  • Beauvais A, Bozza S, Kniemeyer O, Formosa C, Balloy V, Henry C, Roberson RW, Dague E, Chignard M, Brakhage AA, Romani L, Latgé JP. Deletion of the 1,3 glucan synthase genes induces a significant restructuration of the conidial cell wall responsible for the avirulence of the human fungal pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus. PLOS Pathogens (2013).
  • Bentivenga SP, Kumar KA, Kumar L, Roberson RW McLaughlin DJ. Cellular organization in germ tube tips of Gigaspora. Mycologia (2013).
  • Kumar TKA, Blackwell M, Letcher PM, Roberson RW, McLaughlin DJ. Research and teaching with the AFTOL SBD: an informatics resource for fungal subcellular and biochemical data. International Mycological Association Fungus. 2013.04.02.11 (2013).
  • Mouriño-Pérez RR, Linacre-Rojas LP, Román-Gavilanes AI, Lew TK, Callejas-Negrete OA, Roberson RW, Freitag, M. MTB-3, a microtubule plus-end tracking protein (+TIP) of Neurospora crassa. PLoS ONE (2013).
  • Toome M, Roberson RW, Aime MC. Blackwellia eburnea gen. et sp. nov., Kriegeriaceae fam. nov. and Kriegeriales ord. nov. Toward resolving higher-level classification in Microbotryomycetes. Mycologia (2013).
  • Tsang TK, Roberson RW. Vermaas WFJ. Polyhydroxybutyrate particles in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803: facts and fiction. Photosynthesis Research (2013).
  • D. J. McLaughlin, T. K. A. Kumar, M. Blackwell, P. Letcher and R.W. Roberson. Subcellular Structure and Biochemical Characters in Fungal Phylogeny. Mycota VII Systematics and Evolution Part B (2013).
  • Echauri Espinosa RO, Callejas-Negrete OA, Roberson RW, Bartnicki-García S, Mouriño-Pérez RR. Coronin a smooth modulator of endocytosis and tip growth in Neurospora crassa. PLoS ONE (2012).
  • van de Meene AML, Sharp WP, McDaniel JH, Friedrich, Vermaas WFJ, Roberson RW. Gross morphological changes in thylakoid membrane structure are associated with photosystem I deletion in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (2012).
  • Amicucci, A., Balestrini, R., Kohel, A., Barbieri, E., Saltarelli, R., Faccio, A., Roberson, R.W., Bonfante, Stocchi, V. Hyphal and cytoskeleton polarization in tuber melanosporum: a genomic and cellular analysis. Fungal Genetics and Biology (2011).
  • Eddy Sánchez-León, Jorge Verdín, Michael Freitag, Robert W. Roberson, Salomon Bartnicki-Garcia, and Meritxell Riquelme. Traffic of chitin synthase 1 (CHS-1) to the Spitzenkorper and developing septa in hyphae of Neurospora crassa: actin dependence and evidence of distinct microvesicle populations. Eukaryotic Cell (2011).
  • Ho, C.K., Hotta, T., Guo F., Roberson, R.W., Lee, Y. J., Liu. B. Interaction of anti-parallel microtubules in the phragmoplast is mediated by the microtubule-associated protein MAP65-3 in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell (2011).
  • Roberson, R.W., Saucedo, B., MacLean, D., Propster, J., Unger, B., Oneil, T.A., Parvanehgohar, K., Cavanaugh, C., Lowry, D. The hyphal tip structure of Basidiobolus sp.: a zygomycete fungus of uncertain phylogeny. Fungal Biology (2011).
  • Delgado-Álvarez D.L., Callejas-Negrete, O.A., Gómez, N., Freitag, M., Roberson, R.W., Smith, L.G., Mouriño-Pérez, R.R. Vizualization of F-actin localization and dynamics with live cell markers in Neurospora crassa. Fungal Genetics and Biology (2010).
  • Flynn, C.R., Cheung-Flynn, J., Smoke, C.C., Lowry, D., Roberson, R.W., Sheller, M.R., Brophy, C. Internalization and intracellular trafficking of a PTD-conjugated anti-fibrotic peptide, AZX100, in human dermal keloid fibroblasts. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (2010).
  • Roberson, Robert W, Abril, M., Blackwell, M., Letcher, P., McLaughlin, D.J., Mouriño-Pérez, R.R., Riquelme, M., Uchida, M. Hyphal Structure. Cellular and Molecular Biology of Filamentous Fungi (2010).
  • Bates, S.T., Roberson, R.W. and Desjardin, D.E. Arizona gasteroid fungi I: Lycoperdaceae (Agaricales, Basidiomycota). Fungal Diversity (2009).
  • Hohmann-Marriott, M.F., Robeson, R.W. Exploring photosynthesis by electron tomography. Photosynthesis Research (2009).
  • Ramos-García, S.L., Roberson, R.W., Freitag, M., Bartnicki-García, S., Mouriño-Pérez, R.R. Role of cytoplasmic bulk flow and microtubule-related motor proteins in nuclear displacement in growing hyphae of Neurospora crassa. Eucaryotic Cell (2009).
  • Chandler, D.E., Roberson R.W. Bioimaging: Current Concepts in Light and Electron Microscopy. (2009).
  • Köhli, M., Galati, V., Boudier, V., Roberson, R.W., Philippsen, P. Growth-speed correlated localization of exocyst and polarisome components in growth zones of Ashbya gossypii hyphal tips. Journal of Cell Science (2008).
  • Uchida, M., R. R. Mouriño-Pérez, Michael Freitag, Salomon Bartnicki-Garcia, Roberson, R.W. Microtubule dynamics and the role of molecular motors in Neurospora crassa. Fungal Genetics and Biology (2008).
  • RW Roberson. The World Within: Visualizing the Biology of Cells’. (2008).
  • A van de Meen, M Hohmann-Marriott, W Vermaas, Robert Roberson. The three-dimensional structure of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Archives of Microbiology (2006).
  • M Hohmann-Marriott, M Uchida, A Van De Meene, M Garret, B Hjelm, S Kokoori, Robert Roberson. Electron tomography and its application to revealing fungal ultrastructure: Tansley Review. New Phytologist (2006).
  • R Mouriño-Pérez, Robert Roberson, S Bartnicki-García. Microtubule dynamics and organization during hyphal branching in Neurospora crassa. Fungal Genetics and Biology (2006).
  • Roberson, Robert, Uchida, Maho, Hohmann-Marriott, Martin. Electron tomography and its application to revealing fungal ultrastructure. (2006).
  • H Mohamed, A Van de Meene, Robert Roberson, W Vermaas. Myxoxanthophyll is required for normal cell wall structure and thylakoid organization in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803. Journal of Bacteriology (2005).
  • M Hohmann-Marriott, R Blankenship, Robert Roberson. The ultrastructural of Chlorobium tepitum chlorosomes revealed by electron microscopy. Photosynthesis Research (2005).
  • M Hohmann-Marriott, W Sharp, R Blankenship, Robert Roberson. Digital position determination system for electron microscopy. Microscopy Techniques and Methods (2005).
  • M Uchida, Robert Roberson, S Chun, D Kim. In vivo effects of the fungicide ethaboxam on microtubule integrity in Phytophthora infestans. Pest Manag Sci (2005).
  • Maho Uchida, Robert Roberson. Cryofixation and Freeze Substitution for Ultrastructural Studies of Neurospora crassa hyphae. Neurospora (2005).
  • Roberson, Robert Wayne. . Modern Mycology (2005).
  • A van de Meene, L Reavie, W Vermaas, Robert Roberson. A reticulate network of filaments in the photosynthetic prokaryote Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 identified by electron tomography. Microscopy and Microanalysis (2004).
  • D Lowry, K Fisher, Robert Roberson. Functional necessity of the cytoskeleton during cleavage membrane development and zoosporogenesis in Allomyces macrogynus. Mycologia (2004).
  • M Uchida, S Bartnicki-García, Robert Roberson. Mechanisms of Hyphal Tip Growth and Morphogenesis in the Filamentous Fungus Neurospora crassa. Microscopy and Microanalysis (2004).
  • S Harris, N Read, Robert Roberson, B Shaw, S Seiler, M Plamann, M Momany. Spitzenkorper meets polarisome: microscopy, genetics, and genomics converge. Eukaryotic Cell (2004).
  • M Riquelme, D McDaniel, S Bartnicki-García, Robert Roberson. The effect of ropy-1 mutation on cytoplasmic organization in mature hyphae of Neurospora crassa. Fungal Genetics and Biology (2002).
  • R Pettit, E Hamel, P Verdier-Pinard, Robert Roberson, K Hazen, G Pettit. Antifungal and cancer cell growth inhibitory activities of 1-(3?,4?,5?-trimethoxyphenyl)-2-nitroethylene. Mycosis. Mycosis (2002).
  • T Woyke, G Winkelmann, Robert Roberson, G Pettit, R Pettit. Three-dimensional visualization of microtubules during the Cryptococcus neoformans cell cycle and effects of auristatin PHE. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (2002).
  • . . The Fungi (2001).
  • . . The Way of the Cell: Molecules, Organisms and the order of Life (2001).
  • D McDaniel, Robert Roberson. Intracellular motility and mechanisms of control during hyphal tip growth in Allomyces. Fungal Genetics and Biology (2000).
  • K Fisher, D Lowry, Robert Roberson. Cytoplasmic cleavage in zoosporangia of Allomyces macrogynus. Journal of Microscopy (2000).
  • Arun Kumar, T.K., Crow, J., Wennblom, T., Abril, M., Letcher, P.M., Blackwell, M., Roberson, R.W., McLaughlin, D.J. An ontology of fungal subcellular traits. American Journal of Botany (0).
  • Riquelme M, Yarden O, Bartnicki-García S, Bowman B, Castro-Longoria E, Free SJ, Fleissner A, Freitag M, Lew RR, Mourino-Pérez R, Plamann M, Rasmussen C, Richthammer C, Roberson RW, Sanchez-Leon E, Seiler S, Watters MK. The architecture and development of Neurospora crassa hyphae - model cells for polarized growth. Fungal Biology (0).
  • M. Uchida, R.R. Mouriño-Pérez, and R.W. Roberson. Live-cell imaging of microtubule dynamics in leading hyphae of Neurospora crassa. Molecular and Cell Biology Methods for Fungi (0).

Research Activity

Courses

Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
BIO 353 Cell Biology
BIO 394 Special Topics
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
BIO 502 Trans Electron Microscopy
BIO 504 Bioimaging
NEU 555 Adv Molecular & Cellular Sci
MCB 555 Adv Molecular & Cellular Sci
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
BIO 353 Cell Biology
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
BIO 494 Special Topics
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
BIO 499 Individualized Instruction
BIO 591 Seminar
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
BIO 502 Trans Electron Microscopy
BIO 504 Bioimaging
NEU 555 Adv Molecular & Cellular Sci
MCB 555 Adv Molecular & Cellular Sci
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
BIO 353 Cell Biology
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
BIO 353 Cell Biology
BIO 394 Special Topics
BIO 494 Special Topics
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
BIO 502 Trans Electron Microscopy
BIO 504 Bioimaging
NEU 555 Adv Molecular & Cellular Sci
MCB 555 Adv Molecular & Cellular Sci
Summer 2015
Course Number Course Title
BIO 353 Cell Biology
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
BIO 353 Cell Biology
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
BIO 189 Life Sciences Career Paths
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
BIO 502 Trans Electron Microscopy
BIO 504 Bioimaging
NEU 555 Adv Molecular & Cellular Sci
MCB 555 Adv Molecular & Cellular Sci
Summer 2014
Course Number Course Title
BIO 353 Cell Biology
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
BIO 353 Cell Biology
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
Fall 2013
Course Number Course Title
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
BIO 502 Trans Electron Microscopy
BIO 504 Bioimaging
NEU 555 Adv Molecular & Cellular Sci
MCB 555 Adv Molecular & Cellular Sci
Summer 2013
Course Number Course Title
BIO 353 Cell Biology

Presentations

  • Healy PA, Celio GJ, Kumar TKA, Roberson RW, McLaughlin DJ. Ultrastructure of Mitosis and Spindle Pole Bodies in the Zygomycetous Fungus Coemansia reversa Using Conventional Fixation and Freeze Substitution. Microscopy and Microanalyisis (Aug 2014).
  • Robert W. Roberson. The Biology of Fungal Cell Growth. Celebration of Ten Years of Research at Departamento de Microbiolog�a Centro de Investigaci�n Cient� (Aug 2013).
  • Robert W. Roberson. The Structure of Fungal Hyphae. Tribute Symposium for Charles Bracker, Purdue Unversity, West Lafayette, IN (Aug 2013).
  • R. W. Roberson1, M. Riquelme2, E. S�nchez-Le�n2, K. Fisher1, D.Lowry1. Ultrastructural Locations of Chitin Synthase in Fungal Cells of Neurospora crassa. Microscopy and Microanalysis 2012 (Aug 2012).
  • ROBERSON, ROBERT. The structure of the hyphal apex: Spitzenk�rper or not?. Mycological Society of America 2012 Meeting, New Haven, Connecticut (Jul 2012).
  • Merje Toome, Robert W. Roberson and M. Catherine Aime. Microbotryomycetes: Higher-level classification and description of a new genus. Mycological Society of America 2012 Meeting, New Haven, Connecticut (Jul 2012).
  • Karen E Fisher, Ricardo Reyes, David Lowry, and Robert W Roberson. Changes in Hyphal Growth and Ultrastructure in Two Chitin Synthase Mutants of Neurospora crassa. Mycological Society of America 2012 Meeting, New Haven, Connecticut (Jul 2012).
  • R.W. Roberson. Cytoplasmic ultrastructure and the localization of chitin synthase in hyphae and germlings of Neurospora crassa. Second International Fungal Cell Wall Meeting (Oct 2011).
  • David Lowry, Dan MacLean, Terrence A. Oneil, Jeff Propster, Bonnie Saucedo, Brant Unger, and Robert W. Roberson. Structural Diversity Among Fungal Hyphae: Insights into Cell Growth and Phylogeny. Microscopy and Microanalyisis Anual Meeting (Aug 2010).
  • R.W. Roberson. The Evolution of Fungal Structure. 9th International Mycological Congress (Aug 2010).
  • Mark R. Marten, Liming Zhao, Judith K. Pollack, Yonghyun Kim, Usha Sripathineni, Bill J. Moss, Robert W.Roberson, Steven D. Harris, David Schaefer. The impact of autophagy on Aspergillus nidulans morphology and cell wall material properties. Gordon Research Conference (Jul 2010).
  • B. Unger, M. Funderburk, D. Lowry, D. MacLean, T. Oneil, B. Saucedo, R. Roberson,. Using Subcellular Structure to Provide Insights Into Fungal Phylogeny. Discover 2010 Research Symposium (Apr 2010).
  • R.W. Roberson. Structure and Phylogeny of Fungi. Departmental Seminar (Apr 2010).
  • Jeff Propster, Bonnie Saucedo, Brant Unger, Dan MacLean, Matt Funderberg, Terrence A. Oneil, David Lowry, and Robert W. Roberson. Structural diversity among fungal hyphae: insights into cell growth and phylogeny. Arizona Imaging and Microanalysis Society (Mar 2010).
  • R.W. Roberson. The Structural Diversity in Growing Fungal Hyphae. Departmental Seminar (Jan 2010).
  • D. R. MacLean, B. Saucedo, R. W. Roberson,. Hyphal Tip Structure of Basidiobolous ranarum. Western Region Meeting of MGE at MSA and Western Alliance to Expand Student Opportunities (Jan 2010).
  • R.W. Roberson. The Cell Biology of Fungal Growth. Department of Physics Chalk and Talk Seminar: ASU (Dec 2009).
  • R.W. Roberson. The Cellular Diversity of Fungal Cells. X International Fungal Biology Conference and VIII Congreso Nacional de la Rama de Biologia Molceula (Dec 2009).
  • R.W. Roberson. Symposium Title: Charles Bracker Microscopy. X International Fungal Biology Conference and VIII Congreso Nacional de la Rama de Biologia Molceula (Dec 2009).
  • R.W. Roberson. The Structure of the Fungal Hypha. Autumn Meeting of the Society for General Microbiology (Sep 2009).
  • Marten, M.R., Zhao, L., Pollack, J.K., Kim, Y., Sripthineni, U., Moss, B.J., Harris, S.D., Schaefer, D., and Roberson, R.W. Unraveling the role of autophagy in filamentous fungi. Engineering Conferences International (May 2009).
  • R.W. Roberson. Spitzenk�rper distribution and diversity among the fungi. 25th Fungal Genetics Conference, Asilomar (Mar 2009).
  • Stephen P. Bentivenga, T.K. Arun Kumar , Leticia Kumar , Gail J. Celio , Robert W. Roberson, and David J. McLaughlin. Cellular organization in germ tube tips of the Glomeromycota: the taming of Gigaspora. Mycological Society of America Annual Meeting (Jan 2009).
  • R.W. Roberson. The Diversity of Hyphal Tip Organization. International Symposium of the Cellular and Molecular Biology of Fungi (Dec 2008).
  • R.W. Roberson. In Search for the Lost Spitzenk�rper. Mycologial Society of America Annual Meeting (Aug 2008).
  • Echauri-Espinosa, R.O., Callejas-Negrete, O.A., Roberson, R.W., Smith, L.G., and Mouri�o-P�rez. R.R. A homolog of coronin is required for cell polarity development in Neurospora crassa. Plant and Fungal Cytoskeleton. Gordon Conference (Aug 2008).
  • Roberson, Robert. Advances in Microscopic Analysis in the Studies of Fungal Cell Biology. IXth International Fungal Biology Conference & 16th New Phytologist Symposium (Sep 2006).
  • Mouriño-Pérez, R, Roberson, Robert. In vivo imaging of the dynamics of the microtubular cytoskeleton of Neurospora crassa wild type, ropy-1, ropy-3 and nkin. International Mycological Congress (Aug 2006).
  • Altamirano, C, Roberson, Robert. Characterization of polarized growth in the fungus Rhizopus. MARC Student Presentations (Apr 2006).
  • Altamirano, C, Roberson, Robert. Organization and dynamics of microtubules during hyphal growth in Rhizopus. Arizona Imaging and Microanalysis Society (Mar 2006).
  • Uchida, M, Mournino-Perez, R, Roberson, Robert. Apical microtubule dynamics in a fast growing fungus, Neurospora crassa. Arizona Imaging and Microanalysis Society (Mar 2006).
  • Hohmann-Marriott, Martin, Roberson, Robert, Blankenship, Robert. Electron tomographic study of the photosynthetic apparatus of the green sulfur bacterium Chlorobium tepidum. 13th International Congress on Photosynthesis, Satellite Workshop on Photosynthetic (Aug 2005).
  • Mohamed, H, Van de Meene, A, Roberson, Robert, Vermaas, W. Functional analysis of Slr1125, a putative glycosyl transferase involved with the synthesis of the myxoxanthophyll and the cell wall of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. IUMS Meeting (Aug 2005).
  • Roberson, Robert. The roles of microtubules in polarized fungal hyphal tip growth. IUMS (American Society of Microbiology) (Jul 2005).
  • van de Meene, A, Auer, M, Vermaas, W, Roberson, Robert. Macromolecules in resin embedded tomograms of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. Gordon Research Conference in Three-dimensional electron microscopy (Jul 2005).
  • Hohmann-Marriott, Martin, Roberson, Robert, Blankenship, Robert. Electron tomographic study of the green sulfur bacterium Chlorobium tepidum. Gordon Conference on Photosynthesis (Jul 2005).
  • Cordery, C, Davidson, E, Roberson, Robert, Chandler, D. In Vitro growth patterns of B. dendrobatidis. American Society of Parasitologists (Jul 2005).
  • Cordery, C, Livo, L, Carey, C, Davidson, E, Roberson, Robert, Chandler, D. Growth and differentiation of B. dendrobatidis. American Society of Parasitologists (Jul 2005).
  • Cordery, C, Livo, L, Carey, C, Davidson, E, Roberson, Robert, Chandler, D. Growth and differentiation of B. dendrobatidis. Rocky Mtn Conference of Parasitiologists (Apr 2005).
  • Cordery, C, Davidson, E, Roberson, Robert, Chandler, D. In Vitro growth patterns of B. dendrobatidis. Rocky Mtn Conference of Parasitiologists (Apr 2005).
  • Cordery, C, Livo, L, Carey, C, Davidson, E, Roberson, Robert, Chandler, D. Maturation of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. Arizona Imaging and Microanalysis Society (Mar 2005).
  • Hohmann-Marriott, Martin, Blankenship, Robert, Roberson, Robert. Electron tomographic determination of chlorosome distribution in Chlorobium tepidum. Meeting of the Arizona Imaging Society (Mar 2005).
  • Köhli, Michael, Knechtle, Philipp, Boudier, Kamila, Roberson, Robert, Philippsen, Peter. Spitzenk�rper and Polarisome of Ashbya gossypii. XXIII Fungal Genetics Conference, Asilomar (Mar 2005).
  • Kalkman, E, Roberson, Robert, Read, N. Endocytosis: A Filamentous Fungal Perspective. XXIII Fungal Genetics Conference (Mar 2005).
  • Mouriño-Pérez, Rosa, Roberson, Robert, Bartnicki-García, Salomon. Microtubule dynamics during hyphal growth and branching in Neurospora crassa. XXIII Fungal Genetics Conference, Asilomar (Mar 2005).
  • Roberson, Robert. Microtubules function and structure in fungi. Workshop on Tubulin Structure and Function in Fungi; BASF (Oct 2004).
  • Uchida, M, Perry, E, Roberson, Robert. Mechanism of polarized growth and hyphal morphogenesis in Neurospora crassa. Annual Meeting Neurospora Asilomar (Aug 2004).
  • Uchida, M, Perry, E, Roberson, Robert. Polarized Growth in Fungal Hyphae: role of the Microtubule Cytoskeleton. Microscopy Society of America (Aug 2004).
  • van de Meene, A, Reavie, L, Vermaas, W, Roberson, Robert. A reticulate network of filaments in the photosynthetic prokaryote Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 identified by electron tomography. Microscopy and Microanalysis (Aug 2004).
  • Uchida, M, Roberson, Robert. Towards predicting cytoplasmic function from order and dynamics: 4-D cytoplasmic analysis of polarized hyphal tip growth. Mycological Society of America Annual Meeting (Aug 2004).
  • Roberson, Robert. The Roles of Microtubules in Fungal Morphogenesis. Mycological Society of America (Jul 2004).
  • Uchida, M, Roberson, Robert. Polarized Growth and Hyphal Morphogenesis in Filamentous Fungi. Arizona Imaging and Microanalysis Society Annual meeting (Apr 2004).
  • Uchida, M, Perry, E, Roberson, Robert. Mechanism of polarized growth and hyphal morphogenesis in Neurospora crassa. Neurospora 2004 Meeting (Mar 2004).
  • Hohmann-Marriott, M, Blankenship, R, Roberson, Robert. The Ultrastructure of the Photosynthetic Machinery of the Green Sulfur Bacterium Chlorobium tepidum. International Workshop on Structural Analysis of Supramolecular Assemblies by Hybrid Methods (Mar 2004).
  • van de Meene, A, McDaniel, J, Vermaas, W, Roberson, Robert. Mechanisms of thylakoid biogenesis in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 suggested by electron tomography. International workshop on Structural analysis of supramolecular assemblies by hybrid methods (Mar 2004).
  • van de Meene, A, Reavie, L, Hohmann-Marriott, M, Vermaas, W, Roberson, Robert. Organization of thylakoid membranes in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. American Society of Cell Biology 2003 (Dec 2003).
  • Roberson, Robert. The cytoskeletal network and hyphal growth: a light and electron microscope study of cytoplasmic organization and dynamics. VIII Fungal Biology Conference (Dec 2002).
  • Roberson, Robert. An examination of the cytoplasmic phenotypes in dynein deficient hyphae. Mycological Society of America (Jun 2002).
  • Roberson, Robert. Light and electron microscopy as tools for studying cell growth and morphogenesis in fungi. SouthEastern Microscopy Society (May 2002).
  • Roberson, Robert. Roles of the microtubule cytoskeleton in fungal morphogenesis. Texas Society for Microscopy (Apr 2002).
  • Vermaas, Wim, Roberson, Robert, Hohmann-Marriott, Martin, Jenk, Daniel, Zhi, Cai, Faull, Kym, Whitlegge, Julian. Genome sequence-based functional and structural analysis of a transformable cyanobacterium: the Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 microbial cell project DOE. Genome Contractor-Grantee Workshop IX (Jan 2002).
  • Woyke, T, Roberson, Robert, Pettie, R. In vitro preclinical evaluation of auristatin PHE and effects on microtubule integrity and nuclear location in C. Neoformans. The Bridging Disciplines Symposium (Oct 2001).
  • Roberson, Robert. The ropy-1 mutation disrupts cytoplasmic organization and intracellular motility in mature hyphae of Neurospora crassa. Mycological Society of America and American Phytopathology Society (Aug 2001).
  • Roberson, Robert, Riquelme, M, McDaniel, D, Bartnicki-García, S. The effects of ropy-1 mutation on cytoplasmic organization and intracellular motility in mature hyphae of Neurospora crassa. XXI Fungal Genetics Conference
  • Woyke, T, Roberson, Robert, Pettie, R. Pharmacodynamics of a potent dolastatin 10 derivative and effects on cryptococcal cell division. 101st American Society for Microbiology General Meeting
  • Roberson, Robert. Visualization and analysis of membrane development during fungal cell differentiation. Microscopy Society of America
  • Sharp, W, Coufalova, E, Delong, A, Kolarik, V, Roberson, Robert, Tsong, I. Use of the low voltage transmission electron microscope with biological specimens: a feasibility study. Microscopy Society of America
  • Hohmann-Marriott, Martin, Roberson, Robert, Vermaas, Wim. Ultrastructural comparison of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 wildtype and mutants deficient in respiration and photosynthesis. 11th Western Photosynthesis Conference
  • Vermaas, W, Roberson, Robert, Hamad, S, Wang, B, Cai, Z, van de Meene, A. The Cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803: Membrane Biogenesis, Structure and Function. Microbial Cell Project
  • Uchida, Maho, Roberson, Robert. Live cell imaging of microtubule dynamics in Neurospora crassa using total internal reflection fluorescence microscopy. XXV Fungal Genetics Conference
  • Crews, L, Pettit, R, Roberson, Robert. Effects of 1-(3',4',5'-trimethoxyphenyl)-2-nitroethylene on the microtubule cytoskeleton and nuclear positioning of Aspergillus nidulans germlings and mature hyphae. 101st American Society for Microbiology General Meeting
  • Roberson, Robert. Fungi and the Cytoskeleton. Department of Biophysics Departmental Seminar
  • Roberson, Robert, Mourino-Perez, Rosa. Microtubule dynamics in Neurospora. Xth Mycological Congress
  • Roberson, Robert. The study of fungal cell growth and morphogenesis through a microscopist's eyes. Department of Plant Biology, ASU
  • Roberson, Robert, Bartnicki-García, S. Using light and electron microscopy to explore cytoplasmic order, behavior, and mutation mode of action. VII International Mycological Congress
  • van de Meene, A, Reavie, L, Hohmann-Marriott, M, Vermaas, W, Roberson, Robert. Organization of thylakoid membranes in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. QB3 Imaging Symposium
  • Hohmann-Marriott, M, Van de Meen, A, Roberson, Robert, Blankenship, R. Ultrastructure of the Photosynthetic Machinery of Chlorobium tepidum. 13th Western Photosynthesis Conference, Asilomar Conference Grounds
  • Roberson, Robert. 3D thylakoid membrane. American Society of Cell Biology
  • Roberson, Robert. Three-dimensional structure of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 using electron tomograp. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Plant Biology
  • Roberson, Robert. Thylakoid membrane organization in mutants of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 lacking. 103rd General Meeting of the American Society of Microbiology
  • Roberson, Robert. Thylakoid membrane organization in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803. 12th Western Photosynthesis conference
  • Roberson, Robert. Using light and electron microscopy to investigate gene deletion mutants of Synechocystis sp. PCC 68. Arizona Imaging and Microscopy Society
  • Roberson, Robert. The Spitzenk�rper and secretion in Neurospora. Neurospora Conference
  • Roberson, Robert. The ultrastructure of the photosynthetic. 13th Western Photosynthesis Conference
  • Roberson, Robert. Cell growth and morphogenesis in fungi. Molecular and Cellular Biology Colloquium

Service

  • SoLS Graduate Student Committee, Member; CMB rep (2014 - Present)
  • Synthetic Biology Search Committee, Member (2013 - Present)
  • Co-Chair Symposium: Using Cellular Structure and Biochemistry as Indicators of Fungal Phylogeny, Co-Organizer (2012 - Present)
  • Center for High Resolution Microscopy Steering Committee, Biology Representative (2011 - Present)
  • Center for High Resolution Microscopy Steering Committee, Biology Representative (2011 - Present)
  • Center for High Resolution Microscopy Steering Committee, Biology Representative (2011 - Present)
  • SoLS, Bioimaging Director Search Committee (co-chair, SoLS) (2004 - Present)
  • Bioimaging Committee, Members (2004 - Present)
  • Director of the CLAS Electron Microscopy Facility, Director (1989 - Present)
  • Mycologia, Associate Editor (2013 - 2013)
  • Mycologia, Associate Editor (2012 - 2013)
  • Mycologia, Associate Editor (2009 - 2012)
  • CSSS Facilities Advisory Committee, Committee member (2005 - 2012)
  • CSSS Goldwater Facilities Advisory Committee, Committee member (2005 - 2010)
  • Steering Committee for International Fungal Biology Conference, Facilitate communication and organize international fungal biology conferences (2003 - 2010)
  • Steering Committee for International Fungal Biology Conference, Member (2003 - 2010)
  • X International Fungal Biology Conference and VIII Congreso Nacional de la Rama de Biologia Molceul, Symposium Co-organizer (2009 - 2009)
  • Mycological Society of America Cell Biology Counsel, Chair (2008 - 2009)
  • ZRG1 CB-Q NIH Study Section, Reviewer (2009 - 2009)
  • Mycological Society of America, Cell and Molecular Counsel (2006 - 2008)
  • Mycological Society of America, Cell and Molecular Counsel, CHAIR (2006 - 2008)
  • Mycologia, Associate Editor (2005 - 2007)
  • Mycological Society of America, Genetics and Cell Biology Committee (2004 - 2007)
  • Executive Committee for Computational Biology Concentration, Committee member (2004 - 2007)
  • Honors and Awards Committee (SoLS), Committee member (2005 - 2006)
  • International Fungal Biology, Advisory Committee (2003 - 2006)
  • International Fungal Biology Conference, Advisory Committee (2004 - 2006)
  • Neurobiology/Bioimaging Search Committee, Co-chair, SoLS (2005 - 2006)
  • NSF, Panel Member: Multi-user Biological Equipment and Instrumentation Resources (2005 - 2006)
  • Bioimaging Search Committee (co-chair, SoLS), Co-chair, SoLS (2005 - 2005)
  • Department of Medical Toxicology, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, Aid (2005 - 2005)
  • Fungal Genetics Society, Organizer and Co-chair, "The Fungal Microtubules". XXIII Fungal Genetics Conference (2005 - 2005)
  • Arizona Imaging and Microanalysis Society, President: Organizer of Annual meeting (2004 - 2005)
  • Director of SoLS Electron Micrsocopy Facility, Director (2004 - 2004)
  • Mycological Society of America, Counsel member representing Cell Biology (2001 - 2004)
  • Mycological Society of America, Member: Cell Biology Committee (2004)
  • 2003-2004 Personnel Committee, Member (2003 - 2003)
  • Search Committee, Member (2003 - 2003)
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Committee on Quality of Instruction, Member (2001 - 2003)
  • Arizona Imaging and Microanalysis Society, President-elect (2003)
  • Fungal Genetics Conference, Symposium organizer and co-chair (2003)
  • Mycological Society of America and British Mycological Society Meeting, Symposium organizer and co-chair (2003)
  • Fungal Genetics and Biology (Volume 37), Guest Editor (2002 - 2002)
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology Graduate Studies Committee, Member (2001 - 2002)
  • VIII Fungal Biology Conference, Member of the International Scientific Program Committee (2001 - 2002)
  • Undergraduate Plant Biology Advising Committee, Member (1999 - 2002)
  • Instrument Development for Biological Research, NSF Panel Member (2001 - 2001)
  • Executive Committee for the Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, Member (1999 - 2001)

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