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POSTDOC DR NOBUTOSHI YAMAGUCHI OBTAINS A TRAVEL GRANT TO ATTEND PLANT BIOLOGY 2013
A classical role of the hormone auxin is in the formation of flowers at the periphery of the reproductive shoot apex. InArabidopsis, mutants in regulators of polar auxin transport or in the auxin responsive transcription factor MONOPTEROS (MP) form n (More)
GRAD STUDENT SOON-KI HAN RECEIVES UPENN DISSERTATION COMPLETION FELLOWSHIP
Climate change predictions suggest a loss of arable lands for crops at a time when we will likely face increased food demands due to a rise in the world population. Generation of drought tolerant crop species is therefore a high priority. Broad droug (More)
NSF FUNDING TO STUDY THE ROLE OF LEAFY IN FLOWER FORMATION
In annual plants, which include most crops species, onset of flower formation triggers a transition from biomass and resource production in the leaves and branches to allocation of these resources to the next generation in the seeds formed in the flo (More)
DR DORIS WAGNER PROMOTED TO PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY
Thank you very much, promotion committee, letter writers and department for your support. Also all present and past labmembers for your excellent contributions to our research endeavor. Last but not least, thanks to my husband John for his unwavering (More)
POSTDOC DR MIIN-FENG WU SELECTED TO GIVE A POSTER TALK
Miin will talk about her work on flower organogenesis at the upcoming FASEB conference on Plant Development in Vermont (More)
POSTDOC DR NOBUTOSHI YAMAGUCHI RECEIVES JSPS FELLOWSHIP
Nobu was awarded a prestigious Japan Society for the Promotion of Science fellowship to continue his studies of hormonal regulation of plant development. (More)
NSF FUNDING TO STUDY PLANT POLYCOMB RESPONSE ELEMENTS (PRES)
In eukaryotes, genomic DNA is highly compacted in the nucleus. This compaction renders portions of the genomic DNA inaccessible to transcription factors or the general transcriptional machinery. A large fraction of the inaccessible DNA consists of ge (More)
Spring 2014 Issue Now Available!
The Spring 2014 issue of Momentum is now up under the current issue tab.  We had some excellent submisisons this year, and are happy to feature two theses, two papers, and four photos. Check them out More)
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