Won-Gyu Choi

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Assistant Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Nevada/Mail Stop 330
1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno,  Nevada   89557

Office: (775) 682-7336
Email: wgchoi@unr.edu
Building: Howard Medical Science,  Office 217

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BS, Woosuk University, Korea, 2000
MS, Woosuk University, Korea, 2002
Ph.D. University of Tennessee, 2009


  • The American Society of Plant Biology (ASPB) - 2009 - present
  • The American Society for Gravitational and Space Research (ASGSR) - 2009 - present


Choi, W. G., Miller, G., Wallace, I., Harper, J., Mittler, R., and Gilroy, S 2017, Orchestrating Rapid Long-Distance Signaling in Plants with Ca2+ , ROS, and Electrical Signals., The Plant Journal View item.
Won-Gyu Choi and Simon Gilroy 2015, Quantification of sodium accumulation in Arabidopsis thaliana using Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometer (ICP-OES)., Bio-protocol.5, 16, 8/20/2015 e1570
Won-Gyu Choi, Richard Hilleary, Sarah J. Swanson, Su-Hwa Kim, and Simon Gilroy 2015, Rapid Long-Distance Electrical and Calcium Signaling in Plants,, Annual Rev. Plant Bio. 67, Volume 67
Won-Gyu Choi and Simon Gilroy 2014, Plant biologists FRET over stress, Elife, Apr 15; 15;3:e02763
Won-Gyu Choi, Masatsugu Toyota, Su-Hwa Kim, Richard Hilleary and Simon Gilroy 2014, Salt stressinduced Ca2+ waves are associated with rapid, long-distance root-to-shoot signaling in plants., Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, Apr 29; 111(17), 6497-502
Won-Gyu Choi, Sarah J. Swanson and Simon Gilroy 2012, High-resolution imaging of Ca2+, redox status, ROS and pH using GFP biosensors., Plant J. 70, 118-28
Won-Gyu Choi and Daniel M. Roberts 2007, Arabidopsis NIP2;1: a nodulin 26-like intrinsic protein transporter of lactic acid induced by flooding stress., J. Biol. Chem. 282, 24209-24218
Book or Chapter(s) in Books
Won-Gyu Choi, Sarah J. Swanson and Simon Gilroy 2011, Calcium, mechanical signaling and tip growth, Coding and Decoding of Calcium Signals in Plants (editor: Sheng Luan; Copyright Holder: Springer Heidelberg Dordrecht London New York; ISBN 78-3-642-20828-7; ISSN 1867-9048)