Dr Sam Henderson

Sam Henderson
Postdoctoral Research Associate
School of Agriculture, Food and Wine
Faculty of Sciences

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Dr Sam Henderson


Date Position Institution name
2014 Postdoctoral Research Associate University of Adelaide
2007 - 2010 Research Officer University of Adelaide
2006 - 2007 Technical Officer Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics, University of Adelaide


Date Institution name Country Title
2014 University of Adelaide Australia PhD
2005 Flinders University Australia Bachelor of Biotechnology (Hons)


Year Citation
2017 Wege, S., Gilliham, M. & Henderson, S. (2017). Chloride: Not simply a 'cheap osmoticum', but a beneficial plant macronutrient. Journal of Experimental Botany, 68, 12, 3057-3069.
2017 Qiu, J., Henderson, S., Tester, M., Roy, S. & Gilliham, M. (2017). SLAH1, a homologue of the slow type anion channel SLAC1, modulates shoot Cl⁻ accumulation and salt tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana. Journal of Experimental Botany, 68, 12, 4495-4505.
2017 Byrt, C., Zhao, M., Kourghi, M., Bose, J., Henderson, S., Qiu, J. ... Tyerman, S. (2017). Non-selective cation channel activity of aquaporin AtPIP2;1 regulated by Ca2+ and pH. Plant Cell and Environment, 40, 6, 802-815.
2017 Henderson, S., Dunlevy, J., Wu, Y., Blackmore, D., Walker, R., Edwards, E. ... Walker, A. (2017). Functional differences in transport properties of natural HKT1;1 variants influence shoot Na+ exclusion in grapevine rootstocks. New Phytologist, Online, 1-15.
2016 Li, B., Byrt, C., Qiu, J., Baumann, U., Hrmova, M., Evrard, A. ... Roy, S. (2016). Identification of a stelar-localized transport protein that facilitates root-to-shoot transfer of chloride in arabidopsis. Plant Physiology, 170, 2, 1014-1029.
2015 Henderson, S., Wege, S., Qiu, J., Blackmore, D., Walker, A., Tyerman, S. ... Gilliham, M. (2015). Grapevine and Arabidopsis cation-chloride cotransporters localize to the Golgi and trans-Golgi network and indirectly influence long-distance ion transport and plant salt tolerance. Plant Physiology, 169, 3, 2215-2229.
2014 Henderson, S., Baumann, U., Blackmore, D., Walker, A., Walker, R. & Gilliham, M. (2014). Shoot chloride exclusion and salt tolerance in grapevine is associated with differential ion transporter expression in roots. BMC Plant Biology, 14, 1, 273-1-273-18.
2013 Conn, S., Hocking, B., Dayod, M., Xu, B., Athman, A., Henderson, S. ... Gilliham, M. (2013). Protocol: optimising hydroponic growth systems for nutritional and physiological analysis of Arabidopsis thaliana and other plants. Plant Methods, 9, 1, 4-4.

Book Chapters

Year Citation
2015 Henderson, S. W. & Gilliham, M. (2015). The “Gatekeeper” Concept: Cell-Type Specific Molecular Mechanisms of Plant Adaptation to Abiotic Stress. In R. A. E. Laitinen (Ed.), Molecular Mechanisms in Plant Adaptation (pp. 83-116). New Jersey: Wiley.

Conference Items

Year Citation
2016 Byrt, C. S., Zhao, M., Kourghi, M., Bose, J., Henderson, S. W., Qui, J. ... Tyerman, S. (2016). Charging up water transport with plant aquaporins permeable to ions. Combio2016. Brisbane, Australia.
Student Program Year Status Principal Supervisor Co-Supervisors
Yue Wu (Crystal) PhD 2015 - Current Matthew Gilliham Sam Henderson, Rob Walker
Zongyu Chen (Mario) Honours 2016 Completed Matthew Gilliham Sam Henderson, Bo Xu



Date Role Membership Country
2010 - ongoing Australian Society for Plant Scientists (ASPS) Australia
Postdoctoral Research Associate
8313 0431
Plant Research Centre
Room Number
2 26a
Org Unit
School of Agriculture, Food and Wine