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Vajiheh Safavi-Rizi: Plant Physiology First Author

Vajiheh Safavi-Rizi, author of "Towards genetically encoded sensors for nitric oxide bioimaging in planta" Current Position: Postdoctoral fellow at Department of Plant Physiology, Institute of Botany and Landscape Ecology, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany Education: Ph.D. at Department…

Peng Xu: The Plant Cell First Author

Peng Xu, first author of "Blue light-dependent interactions of CRY1 with GID1 and DELLA proteins regulate gibberellin signaling and photomorphogenesis in Arabidopsis" Current Position:  Fudan University,PhD Education: Fudan University, PhD; Northwest A & F University, bachelor and master Non-scientific…

Gaochao Cai: Plant Physiology First Author

Gaochao Cai, first author of "Soil textures rather than root hairs dominate water uptake and soil-plant hydraulics under drought" Current Position: Postdoctoral scientist, Chair of Soil Physics, University of Bayreuth, Germany Education: PhD in Soil hydrology, Forschungszentrum Jülich / University…

Mohit Kumar Swarnkar: Plant Direct First Author

Mohit Kumar Swarnkar, first author of "Prickle morphogenesis in rose is coupled with secondary metabolite accumulation and governed by canonical MBW transcriptional complex" Current Position: Ph.D. Candidate (GNDU, Amritsar) and Senior Technical Officer, Division of Biotechnology, CSIR-Institute of…

Phytophthora infestans: The notorious plant destroyer is a master manipulator

FEATURED FIGURE CAPTION:  Live imaging of Phytophthora infestans (magenta) growing on Nicotiana benthamiana cells (cyan). Cells that are colonized by the pathogen show increased numbers of vesicles (bright cyan dots) compared to cells that haven’t been colonized yet. Petre, Contreras, et al. investigate…

Fernando Baile: The Plant Cell First Author

Fernando Baile, first author of EAR domain-containing transcription factors trigger PRC2-mediated chromatin marking in Arabidopsis Current Position: PhD student in Plant Biochemistry and Photosynthesis Institute (IBVF) in Seville, University of Seville, Spain. Education: BS in Biochemistry, MS…

Karel Müller: Plant Physiology First Author

Karel Müller, first author of DIOXYGENASE FOR AUXIN OXIDATION 1 catalyzes the oxidation of IAA Amino Acid Conjugates Current Position Scientist, Laboratory of Hormonal Regulations in Plants, Institute of Experimental Botany of the Czech Academy of Sciences Education Diploma in genetics and…

Plant Physiology is recruiting Assistant Features Editors for 2022

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This past January, Plant Physiology welcomed 16 new Assistant Features Editors to the editorial board. Together with Assistant Features Editors recruited in 2020, these young scientists have brought their passion for science to the journal, communicating to our readers some of the most exciting developments…

Exploring the evolution of immunity responses in Brassicaceae

Winkelmüller, Entila, Anver et al. uncover the considerable variation in gene expression patterns in closely related Brassicaceae species during pattern triggered immunity. Plant Cell  By Thomas M. Winkelmüller, Frederickson D. Entila, Shajahan Anver, and Kenichi Tsuda  Background: Plants…