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The Plant Cell Features June 2023 First Authors

In the month of June, we published many groundbreaking manuscripts. Behind those manuscripts are researchers, professors, professionals and students dedicated to advancing the field of plant science. You’ve seen our First Authors on Twitter and Facebook— now, read more about why they chose to pursue…

The Plant Cell Features May 2023 First Authors

In the month of May, we published many groundbreaking manuscripts. Behind those manuscripts are researchers, professors, professionals and students dedicated to advancing the field of plant science. You’ve seen our First Authors on Facebook and Twitter — now, read more about why they chose to pursue…

Huijie Liu: The Plant Cell First Author

Huijie Liu, co-first author of "N4-acetylation of cytidine in (m)RNA plays essential roles in plants"  Current position: Ph.D. candidate, Nanjing Agricultural University Education: Master, Hangzhou Normal University Non-scientific Interests: traveling and watching movies Brief bio: In 2022,…

Run Han: The Plant Cell First Author

Run Han, co-first author of  “SALT OVERLY SENSITIVE2 stabilizes phytochrome-interacting factors PIF4 and PIF5 to promote Arabidopsis shade avoidance” and “Phytochromes enhance SOS2-mediated PIF1 and PIF3 phosphorylation and degradation to promote Arabidopsis salt tolerance”  Current Position:…

Liang Ma: The Plant Cell First Author

Liang Ma, co-first author of “Phytochromes enhance SOS2-mediated PIF1 and PIF3 phosphorylation and degradation to promote Arabidopsis salt tolerance” and “SALT OVERLY SENSITIVE2 stabilizes phytochrome-interacting factors PIF4 and PIF5 to promote Arabidopsis shade avoidance” Current Position:…

Catherine Stuart: The Plant Cell First Author

Catherine Stuart, co-first author of "RNA degradome analysis reveals DNE1 endoribonuclease is required for the turnover of diverse mRNA substrates in Arabidopsis" Current Position: Research Assistant at the University of Texas Health Science Center (full-time) and Baylor College of Medicine (part-time),…

Vinay Nagarajan: The Plant Cell First Author

Vinay Nagarajan, co-first author of "RNA degradome analysis reveals DNE1 endoribonuclease is required for the turnover of diverse mRNA substrates in Arabidopsis" Current Position:  Scientist, Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 Education:  Ph.D., Horticulture,…

Xiaochang Yin: The Plant Cell First Author

Xiaochang Yin, co-first author of "Binding by the Polycomb complex component BMI1 and H2A monoubiquitination shape local and long-range interactions in the Arabidopsis genome" Current Position: Postdoc, School of Advanced Agricultural Sciences, Peking University, China Education: Ph.D., Hainan University,…

Francisco J. Romero-Campero: The Plant Cell First Author

Francisco J. Romero-Campero, co-first author of "Binding by the Polycomb complex component BMI1 and H2A monoubiquitination shape local and long-range interactions in the Arabidopsis genome" Current Position: Principal Investigator in the Institute for Plant Biochemistry and Photosynthesis (University…