Trinity Western University

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Paul Brown, Ph.D.

Professor; Chair of Chemistry; Biology; Geography and the Environment

  • Education

    B.Sc., Southern Nazarene University, 1978. Biology 

    M.Sc., University of Idaho, 1991. Soil Science (chemistry)    

    Ph.D., University of Idaho, 1995. Soil Science (emphasis-plant biochemistry and analytical organic chemistry)

  • Recent Publications

    Stotz, H.U., Y. Sawada, Y. Shimada, M.Y. Harai, E. Sasaki, M. Krischke, P.D. Brown, K. Saito, and Y. Kamiya. 2011. Role of camalexin, indole glucosinolates, and side chain modification of glucosinolate-derived isothiocyanates in defense of Arabidopsis against Sclerotinia sclerotiorum. Plant Journal, 67:81-93

    Brown, P.D. and M.J. Morra. 2009. Inhibition of nitrification in soil by Brassicaceae tissues. J. Agric. Food Chem., 57:7706-7711.

    Bainard, L., P.D. Brown, and M. Upadhyaya. 2009. Inhibitory effect of tall hedge mustard (Sisymbrium loeselii) allelochemicals on rangeland plants and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Weed Science, 57:386-393.

    Haugen, R., L. Steffes, J. Wolf, P. Brown, S. Matzner, and D.H. Siemens. 2008. Evolution of drought tolerance and defense: dependence of tradeoffs on mechanism, environment and defense switching. Oikos, 117:231-244.

    Boege, K., R. Dirzo, D. Siemens, and P. Brown. 2007. Ontogenetic switches from plant resistance to tolerance: Minimizing costs with age? Ecology Letters, 10:177-187.

    Jones, T., S. Kulseth, M. Zehfus, P. Brown, and D. H. Siemens. 2006. Simultaneous evolution of competitiveness and defense: induced switching in Arabis drummondii. Plant Ecology, 184 (2): 245-257.

    Brown, P.D., J.G. Tokuhisa, M. Reichelt, and J. Gershenzon. 2003. Variation of glucosinolate accumulation among different organs and developmental stages of Arabidopsis thaliana. Phytochemistry, 62:471-481.

    Reichelt, M, P.D. Brown, B. Schneider, N.J. Oldham, E. Stauber, J. Tokuhisa, D.J. Kleibenstein, T. Mitchell-Olds, J. Gershenzon. 2002. Benzoic acid glucosinolate esters and other glucosinolates from Arabidopsis thaliana. Phytochemistry, 59:663-671 .

    Graser G., N.J. Oldham, P.D. Brown, U. Temp, and J. Gershenzon. 2001. The Biosynthesis of Benzoic Acid Glucosinolate Esters in Arabidopsis thaliana. Phytochemistry, 57:23-32.

    Kliebenstein, D. J., J. Kroymann, P. Brown, A. Figuth, D. Pedersen, J. Gershenzon, and T. Mitchell- Olds. 2001. Genetic control of natural variation in Arabidopsis glucosinolate accumulation. Plant Physiology, 126: 811-825.

  • Memberships & Affiliations

    American Chemical Society (ACS), Agriculture and Food Chemistry section

    American Scientific Affiliation (ASA)

  • Courses Taught at TWU

    Environmental Chemistry (CHEM 370)
    Biochemisty I (CHEM/BIOL 384)
    Organic Chemistry I (CHEM 221)
    Plant Physiology (BIOL 315)
    Soil Science & Geography (GEOG 321)
    Senior Thesis (ENVS 409)
    Lecture, Seminar, and Discussion on Science and Christianity (NATS 487 and 490)

Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences

Department or Program:

Chemistry Department Chair, Biology, and Geography and the Environment
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