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Department of Agronomy

Dr. Davina Rhodes

The Rhodes Lab has moved to Colorado State University (January 2021). See the Rhodes lab website for more information.

  • Rhodes DH. (2019) Nutritional Genomics: Connecting Crop Improvement to Human Health. Cereal Foods World.
  • Smolensky D, Rhodes DH, McVey DS, Fawver Z, Perumal R, Herald TJ, Noronha L. (2018) High-Polyphenol Sorghum Bran Extract Inhibits Cancer Cell Growth Through ROS Induction, Cell Cycle Arrest, and Apoptosis. Journal of Medicinal Food.
  • Rhodes DH, Hoffmann L, Rooney WL, Herald TJ, Bean S, Boyles R, Brenton ZW, Kresovich S. (2017) Genetic architecture of kernel composition in global sorghum germplasm. BMC Genomics.
  • Rhodes DH, Gadgil P, Perumal R, Tesso T, Herald TJ. (2016) Natural variation and genome-wide association study of antioxidants in a diverse sorghum collection. Cereal Chemistry.
  • Pang J, Nguyen VT, Rhodes DH, Sullivan ME, Braunschweig C, Fantuzzi G. (2016) Relationship of galectin-3 with obesity, IL-6, and CRP in women. Journal of Endocrinological Investigation.
  • Rhodes DH, Kresovich S. (2016) Sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench] genotypes with contrasting polyphenol compositions differentially modulate inflammatory cytokines in mouse macrophages. Journal of Chemistry.
  • Rhodes DH, Hoffmann L, Rooney WL, Morris GP, Kresovich S. (2014) Genome-wide association study of grain polyphenol concentrations in global sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench] germplasm. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
  • Morris GP, Rhodes DH, Brenton Z, Ramu P, Thayil VM, Deshpande S, Hash CT, Acharya C, Mitchell SE, Buckler ES, Yu J, Kresovich S. (2013). Dissecting genome-wide association signals for loss-of-function phenotypes in sorghum flavonoid pigmentation traits. G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics.
  • Rhodes DH, Pini M, Castellanos KJ, Montero-Melendez T, Cooper D, Perretti M, and Fantuzzi G. (2013). Adipose tissue-specific modulation of galectin expression in lean and obese mice: evidence for regulatory function. Obesity.
  • Pini M, Rhodes DH, Castellanos KJ, Hall AR, Cabay RJ, Chennuri R, Grady EF, and Fantuzzi G. (2012). Role of IL-6 in the resolution of pancreatitis in obese mice. Journal of Leukocyte Biology.
  • Pini M, Rhodes DH, and Fantuzzi G. (2011) Hematological and acute-phase responses to diet-induced obesity in IL-6 KO mice. Cytokine.
  • Gove ME, Rhodes DH, Pini M, Van Baal JW, Sennello JA, Fayad R, Cabay RJ, Myers MG, and Fantuzzi G. (2009). Role of leptin receptor-induced STAT3 signaling in modulation of intestinal and hepatic inflammation in mice. Journal of Leukocyte Biology.