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Recognizing Plant Cell authors: Dereje Worku Mekonnen

Dereje Worku Mekonnen, co-first author of UGT76B1, a promiscuous hub of small molecule-based immune signaling, glucosylates N-hydroxypipecolic acid and balances plant immunity Current Position: Postdoctoral researcher at Helmholtz Zentrum Müchen (contract now ended) Education: PhD at the University…

Recognizing Plant Cell authors: Sibylle Bauer

Sibylle Bauer, co-first author of UGT76B1, a promiscuous hub of small molecule-based immune signaling, glucosylates N-hydroxypipecolic acid and balances plant immunity Current Position: Proposal Manager at FGK Clinical Research GmbH, Munich, Germany Education: PhD in Biochemistry, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität…

Recognizing Plant Cell authors: Bao Yang

Bao Yang, first author of Non-Specific Phospholipase C4 Hydrolyzes Phosphosphingolipids and Sustains Plant Root Growth under Phosphate Deficiency Current Position: Ph.D. candidate, National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, Hubei, China Education:…

Recognizing Plant Cell authors: He Zhang

He Zhang, first author of MicroRNA775 Regulates Intrinsic Leaf Size and Reduces Cell Wall Pectin Levels by Targeting a Galactosyltransferase Gene in Arabidopsis Current Position: Ph.D. candidate, School of Life Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China Education: Bachelor of Biological science…

Recognizing Plant Cell authors: Feifei Xu

Feifei Xu, first author of Exportin-4 Coordinates Nuclear Shuttling of TOPLESS Family Transcription Corepressors to Regulate Plant Immunity Current Position: Research associate at the Institute of Nuclear Agricultural Sciences, Zhejiang University, Zijingang Campus, Hangzhou, China Education: PhD…

Recognizing Plant Cell authors: Guo-Zhang Wu

Guo-Zhang Wu, first author of GUN control in retrograde signaling: How GENOMES UNCOUPLED proteins adjust nuclear gene expression to plastid biogenesis Current Position: Associate Professor, School of Agriculture and Biology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Education: Ph.D from Shanghai Institute…

Recognizing Plant Cell authors: Claudia Steglich

  Claudia Steglich, first author of Inverse regulation of light harvesting and photoprotection is mediated by a 3' end-derived sRNA in cyanobacteria Current Position: Senior researcher, Laboratory of Genetics & Experimental Bioinformatics, Institute of Biology III, University of Freiburg,…

Recognizing Plant Cell authors: Margot Bezrutczyk

Margot Bezrutczyk, first author of Evidence for phloem loading via the abaxial bundle sheath cells in maize leaves Current Position:  PhD Student at Heinrich Heine University Education: BS in Neural Science from NYU, MS in Neuroscience from U.C. San Diego Non-scientific Interests:  gardening…

Recognizing Plant Cell authors: Ryo Yokoyama

Ryo Yokoyama, first author of The Entry Reaction of the Plant Shikimate Pathway Is Subjected to Highly-Complex Metabolite-Mediated Regulation Current Position: Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Botany, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA Education: BA, MS, and Ph.D., Kyoto University, Japan Non-scientific…