April 23, 2019

Association of Women Faculty Graduate Student Award

Jenny Shoots (Haswell lab) will receive the 2019 AWF Graduate Student Award, which recognizes efforts and contributions to the advancement of women on campus, in the community, and in academia.

April 9, 2019

NSF Graduate Fellowship

Congratulations to PMB student Kiona Elliott (Bart lab) on her NSF-GRF!  Also, Kate Harline, a former undergrad in the Jez lab and now a plant biology grad student at Cornell, received an NSF fellowship.

April 4, 2019

PCH1 and Phytochrome Phytobodies

Maria Sorkin (Nusinow lab, DDPSC) is a co-author

Huang H, McLoughlin KE, Sorkin ML, Burgie ES, Bindbeutel RK, Vierstra RD, Nusinow DA (2019) PCH1 regulates light, temperature, and circadian signaling as a structural component of phytochrome B photobodies in Arabidopsis.

March 19, 2019

Tidying Up Cells

A new Cell paper from the Vierstra lab

Marshall RS, Hua Z, Mali S, McLoughlin F, Vierstra RD (2019) ATG8-binding UIM proteins define a new class of autophagy adaptors and receptors.  Cell (in press)

February 1, 2019

Connecting Plant Lipid Signals and the Clock

Maria Sorkin (Nusinow lab, DDPSC) is a co-author

Kim SC, Nusinow DA, Sorkin ML, Pruneda-Paz J, Wang X (2019) Interaction and regulation between lipid mediator phosphatidic acid and circadian clock regulators in Arabidopsis.

January 28, 2019

American Academy of Microbiology Fellows

PMB faculty members Petra Levin and Bob Kranz were elected as Fellows in the American Academy of Microbiology, which is part of the American Society for Microbiology.