Host laboratories in Plant biology

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CIG - Center for Integrative Genomics

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Molecular mechanisms of light-regulated growth and development in plants.

Christian Fankhauser lab

DBMV - Department of Plant Molecular Biology

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What are the mechanisms that plants use to detect when they are wounded by herbivores?

Ted Farmer lab

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We want to understand establishment, structure and function of the endodermis, a major protective barrier in the root of higher plants.

Niko Geldner lab

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The Nawrath lab studies the formation of the plant cuticle and its relevance in biotic and abiotic stress protection in different model plants; as for example the function of OsABCG31 encoding an ABC transporter involved in cutin biosynthesis in rice.

Christiane Nawrath lab

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Study plant phosphate homeostasis and how plants respond and adapt to phosphate deficiency.

Yves Poirier lab

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Molecular studies of plant-insect interactions.

Philippe Reymond lab

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The phloem vasculature enabled plants to colonize land and is formed in a peculiar differentiation process, the formation of conductive sieve elements by selective degradation of organelles. Our research investigates this process.

Christian Hardtke lab

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We are interested in understanding the communication systems that plants have developed to read their cell wall status to coordinate growth and development.

Julia Santiago Cuellar lab

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