Emilie Widemann: Plant Physiology First Author

Emilie Widemann, first author of “Multiple indole glucosinolates and myrosinases defend Arabidopsis against Tetranychus urticae herbivory

Current Position: Postdoctoral associate in the laboratory of Dr. Vojislava Grbić at the University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada

Education: M.S. in Plant biology, and Ph.D. in molecular and cell biology at the University of Strasbourg, France

Non-scientific Interests: Music

Brief bio:

From 2011 to 2014, I conducted my Master and Ph.D. research at the IBMP (Institut de biologie moléculaire des plantes, Strasbourg, France), under the supervision of Dr. Franck Pinot and Dr. Thierry Heitz. I studied the metabolism of Jasmonates in Arabidopsis, especially the enzymatic inactivation of the phytohormone Jasmonoyl-Isoleucine, in various physiological contexts. Then I joined Dr. Qianwen Sun’s lab at Tsinghua University (Beijing, China), where I studied plant R-loops during two years as a postdoctoral researcher. Since 2017, I am a postdoctoral associate in the laboratory of Dr. Vojislava Grbić at the University of Western Ontario (London, ON, Canada). I have been dissecting the molecular defense mechanisms of Arabidopsis against the herbivore pest Tetranychus urticae, also called the two-spotted spider mite.


姓名:Emilie Widemann





2011年到2014年,我在法国斯特拉斯堡植物分子生物学研究所(IBMP)获得了硕士和博士学位。 在Franck Pinot博士和Thierry Heitz博士的指导下,主要研究拟南芥中茉莉酸酯的代谢,特别是在各种生理环境中植物激素茉莉单-异亮氨酸的酶促失活。 随后,我加入了清华大学孙前文老师实验室,在那里我从事了两年的博士后研究,主要研究植物基因组中R-loop的调控。 自2017年以来,我开始在西安大略大学的Vojislava Grbić教授实验室从事博士后工作。 目前致力于探究拟南芥对草食性害虫两斑叶螨(Tetranychus urticae)的分子防御机制。