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Dr Sam Henderson

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

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Dr Sam Henderson

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) — email supervisor to discuss availability.


Date Position Institution name
2018 Visiting Associate University of Adelaide
2014 - 2017 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
2018 Henderson, S., Dunlevy, J., Wu, Y., Blackmore, D., Walker, R., Edwards, E., . . . Walker, A. (2018). Functional differences in transport properties of natural HKT1;1 variants influence shoot Na+ exclusion in grapevine rootstocks. New Phytologist, 217(3), 1113-1127.
DOI Scopus2 Europe PMC2
2018 Henderson, S., Wege, S., & Gilliham, M. (2018). Plant cation-chloride cotransporters (CCC): evolutionary origins and functional insights. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 19(2), 492-1-492-12.
DOI Scopus1
2018 Walker, R., Blackmore, D., Gong, H., Henderson, S., Gilliham, M., & Walker, A. (2018). Analysis of the salt exclusion phenotype in rooted leaves of grapevine (Vitis spp.). Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 24(3), 317-326.
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.
DOI Scopus7 WoS7 Europe PMC3
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.
DOI Scopus31 WoS27 Europe PMC17
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.
DOI Scopus19 WoS18 Europe PMC11
2016 Qiu, J., Henderson, S., Tester, M., Roy, S., & Gilliham, M. (2016). SLAH1, a homologue of the slow type anion channel SLAC1, modulates shoot Cl⁻ accumulation and salt tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana. Journal of Experimental Botany, 67(15), 4495-4505.
DOI Scopus12 WoS13 Europe PMC8
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.
DOI Scopus25 WoS20 Europe PMC11
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.
DOI Scopus29 WoS25 Europe PMC12
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.
DOI Scopus55 WoS53 Europe PMC30

Book Chapters

Year Citation
2015 Henderson, S., & Gilliham, M. (2015). The "Gatekeeper" Concept: Cell-Type Specific Molecular Mechanisms of Plant Adaptation to Abiotic Stress. In R. Laitinen (Ed.), Molecular Mechanisms in Plant Adaptation (pp. 83-116). New Jersey: Wiley.
DOI Scopus11

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. Poster session presented at the meeting of Combio2016. Brisbane, Australia.

Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
2015 Co-Supervisor Salinity Tolerance in Grapevine Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Yue Wu


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