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Mei-yu Ke: The Plant Cell First Author

Mei-yu Ke, co-first author of "GmPIN-dependent polar auxin transport is involved in soybean nodule development" Current Position:  PhD student in Haixia Institute of Science and Technology, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University Education: PhD and MS in Haixia Institute of Science and…

Yuanyuan Cui: The Plant Cell First Author

Yuanyuan Cui, co-first author of "GmPIN-dependent polar auxin transport is involved in soybean nodule development" Current Position: Research assistant in Prof. Xiao Luo’s lab in Institute of Advanced Agricultural Sciences, Peking University. Education: MS in College of Resources and Environment,…

Zhiwei Chen: The Plant Cell First Author

Zhiwei Chen, co-first author of "GmPIN-dependent polar auxin transport is involved in soybean nodule development" Current Position:  Research assistant in Prof. Rui Xia’s lab in College of Horticulture, South China Agriculture University. Education: MS in College of Resources and Environment,…

Zhen Gao: The Plant Cell First Author

Zhen Gao, co-first author of "GmPIN-dependent polar auxin transport is involved in soybean nodule development" Current Position: Associated Professor, Horticultural Plant Biology and Metabolomics Center, Haixia Institute of Science and Technology, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University Education:…

Kaijie Zhu: Plant Physiology First Author

Kaijie Zhu, first author of "Regulation of carotenoid and chlorophyll pools in hesperidia, anatomically unique fruits found only in Citrus" Current Position: Job hunting Education: Ph.D., Huazhong Agricultural University (HZAU), China. Non-scientific Interests: Reading, traveling, and swimming Brief…

Li Qin: The Plant Cell First Author

Li Qin, first author of "The ARP2/3 complex, acting cooperatively with Class I formins, modulates penetration resistance in Arabidopsis against powdery mildew invasion" Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate in the lab of Prof. Yangdou Wei, Department of Biology, University of Saskatchewan Education:…

Matteo Grenzi: Plant Physiology First Author

Matteo Grenzi, co-first author of "Simultaneous imaging of ER and cytosolic Ca2+ dynamics reveals long-distance ER Ca2+ waves in plants" Current position: PhD student, Department of Biosciences, University of Milan (Italy) Education: B.Sc. in Biology and M.Sc. in Biodiversity and Evolutionary Biology,…

How drought affects the asynchrony between anthesis and silking

Liu et al. demonstrate how manipulating ZmEXPA4 gene expression in developing maize ears alleviates the prolonged anthesis and silking interval in response to drought. The Plant Cell (2021) https://doi.org/10.1093/plcell/koab083  By Boxin Liu and Feng Qin Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of…

Letter to the Editor: Recommendations for an inclusive undergraduate plant science classroom

This letter by Katelyn Butler, Carina Collins, and Jennifer Robison is the 5th in our series on diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM disciplines. Read the editorial call for letters here: Sowing the seeds of equity and diversity in academia and STEM disciplines. Butler K, Collins C, Robison J…