Entries by Aaron Rochette

New PI: Welcome to Committee Work

Part of the “Self Reflection” series by and for early-career researchers -OK, so you just got a job as a new PI where you are busy setting up your lab (a big challenge) and teaching your first course (another big challenge), BUT wait there’s more… “We need you to be on this committee, and also that […]

Systemic transport of trans-zeatin and its precursor have differing roles in Arabidopsis sho

Plant hormones are made in one tissue and usually transported to act in another. One example of this is the transport of cytokinin.  In the root, the precursor trans-zeatin riboside (tZR) is synthesized, then xylem loaded and transported to the shoot. Once at a site of action like the leaf or shoot apical meristem (SAM), […]