Entries by Linda Palmer

Interactive glucose attachment to multiple signaling molecules as an immune-suppressive platform to contain plant pathogen defense

Bauer et al. characterize UGT76B1 as a metabolic suppressor of the Arabidopsis immune response. The Plant Cell (2021). https://doi.org/10.1093/plcell/koaa044 By Dereje W. Mekonnen1, Jürgen Zeier2, Anton R. Schäffner1 1Institute of Biochemical Plant Pathology, Department of Environmental Sciences, Helmholtz Zentrum München, München, Germany 2Institute for Molecular Ecophysiology of Plants, Department of Biology, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany […]

Recognizing Plant Physiology author Masaru Nakayasu

Masaru Nakayasu, first author of Tomato roots secrete tomatine to modulate the bacterial assemblage of the rhizosphere Current Position: Specially appointed assistant professor, Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere, Kyoto University, Japan Education: BA, MS, and Ph.D., Kobe University, Japan Non-scientific Interests: reading novels and essays, listening to the radio, watching TV Brief bio: I studied […]

Recognizing Plant Physiology author Zhiwei (Luke) Luo

Zhiwei Luo, first author of The molecular and genetic regulation of shoot branching Current Position: Research Associate and Ph.D. candidate Education: Currently enrolled in a doctoral degree at the University of Auckland; Master of Science at the University of Auckland, New Zealand; Bachelor of Biotechnology at the South China Agricultural University, China. Non-scientific Interests: Football, […]

Membrane pointillism: Lipid nano-patterning controls distinct molecular pathways at the plasma membrane of pollen tubes

Fratini et al. explore lipid patterns in the plasma membrane of the pollen tube. http://bit.ly/3uwYqsM Ingo Heilmann and Marta Fratini Department of Plant Biochemistry, Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle (Saale), Germany Background: Each living cell is surrounded by a plasma membrane, which is composed of lipids that form a hydrophobic barrier. Certain membrane lipids […]

Recognizing The Plant Cell author Qiujiao Yang

Qiujiao Yang, first author of Receptor-Like Cytoplasmic Kinase CDG1 Negatively Regulates Arabidopsis Pattern-Triggered Immunity and Is Involved in AvrRpm1-Induced RIN4 Phosphorylation Current Position: job candidate Education: PhD (2020) in Botany, School of Life Sciences, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China Non-scientific Interests: Music, Basketball, Badminton, Ping-pong Brief bio: I studied and finished my master’s thesis entitled […]

Recognizing Plant Physiology author Zhikai Liang

Zhikai Liang, first author of Genetic and epigenetic variation in transposable element expression responses to abiotic stress in maize Current Position: Postdoctoral Associate, Nathan Springer Lab, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of Minnesota Education: PhD Agronomy, James Schnable Lab, Center for Plant Science Innovation, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; BS Plant Genetics and Breeding, Nanjing […]

Recognizing Plant Physiology author Xiaofang Liu

Xiaofang Liu, first author of A multifaceted module of BRI1 ETHYLMETHANE SULFONATE SUPRESSOR1 (BES1)-MYB888 in growth and stress tolerance of apple Current Position: Northwest A&F University doctor Education: College of Horticulture, Northwest A&F University doctor Non-scientific Interests: Run, read books and writing Brief bio:  I graducted from College of Horticulture, Northwest A&F University. During PHD period, I […]

Recognizing The Plant Cell author Yuyun Zhang

Yuyun Zhang, first author of An atlas of wheat epigenetic regulatory elements reveals subgenome-divergence in the regulation of development and stress responses Current Position: PhD candidate, CAS Center for Excellence in Molecular Plant Sciences Education: BS from Northwest Agricultural & Forest University, Yangling, China Non-scientific Interests: watching variety shows, playing Animal Crossing Brief bio: I […]

Recognizing The Plant Cell author Meiyue Wang

Meiyue Wang, first author of An atlas of wheat epigenetic regulatory elements reveals subgenome-divergence in the regulation of development and stress responses Current Position: Ph.D. candidate, CAS Center for Excellence in Molecular Plant Sciences Education: Bachelor of Agronomy in Nanjing Agricultural University; Ph.D. candidate of Genetics in CAS Center for Excellence in Molecular Plant Sciences, […]