Dr Nijat Imin

PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Australian National University

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Senior Lecturer


  • Senior Research Associate (2008 - 2016), Research School of Biology, The Australian National University (ANU)
  • Research Fellow (2004-2008), ARC Centre of Excellence for Integrative Legume Research (ANU Node)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2003-2004), Genomic Interactions Group, Research School of Biological Sciences, ANU

Teaching | Current

Plant Pathology BIOSCI-321 

Postgraduate supervision

2016 - PhD co-supervisor for Michael Taleski with Professor Michael Djordjeivc at ANU

2016 - PhD co-supervisor for Ariel Ivanovic with Professor Michael Djordjeivc at ANU

2015 - PhD co-supervisor for Han Lee with Professor Michael Djordjeivc at ANU

2016 - PhD co-supervisor for Kelly Chapman with Professor Michael Djordjeivc at ANU


Editor for Scientific Reports

Areas of expertise

Plant Molecular Biology

Peptide Signalling

Biological Nitrogen Fixation and Symbiosis

Root Biology

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Taleski, M., Imin, N., & Djordjevic, M. A. (2016). New role for a CEP peptide and its receptor: complex control of lateral roots. J Exp Bot, 67 (16), 4797-4799. 10.1093/jxb/erw306
  • Mohd-Radzman, N. A., Binos, S., Truong, T. T., Imin, N., Mariani, M., & Djordjevic, M. A. (2015). Novel MtCEP1 peptides produced in vivo differentially regulate root development in Medicago truncatula. J Exp Bot, 66 (17), 5289-5300. 10.1093/jxb/erv008
  • Djordjevic, M. A., Mohd-Radzman, N. A., & Imin, N. (2015). Small-peptide signals that control root nodule number, development, and symbiosis. J Exp Bot, 66 (17), 5171-5181. 10.1093/jxb/erv357
  • Djordjevic, M., Imin, N., & DELAY, C. (2014). Method for modulating plant growth. WO/2015/054728 Related URL.
  • Ogilvie, H. A., Imin, N., & Djordjevic, M. A. (2014). Diversification of the C-TERMINALLY ENCODED PEPTIDE (CEP) gene family in angiosperms, and evolution of plant-family specific CEP genes. BMC Genomics, 1510.1186/1471-2164-15-870
  • Delay, C., Imin, N., & Djordjevic, M. A. (2013). CEP genes regulate root and shoot development in response to environmental cues and are specific to seed plants. Journal of Experimental Botany, 64 (17), 5383-5394. 10.1093/jxb/ert295
  • Imin, N., Mohd-Radzman, N. A., Ogilvie, H. A., & Djordjevic, M. A. (2013). The peptide-encoding CEP1 gene modulates lateral root and nodule numbers in Medicago truncatula. Journal of Experimental Botany, 64 (17), 5395-5409. 10.1093/jxb/ert36910.1093/jxb/ert369?
  • Mohd-Radzman, N. A., Djordjevic, M. A., & Imin, N. (2013). Nitrogen modulation of legume root architecture signaling pathways involves phytohormones and small regulatory molecules. Front Plant Sci, 410.3389/fpls.2013.00385

Contact details

Primary location

Level 3, Room 318E
New Zealand

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