News & Announcements

Professor Om Parkash Dhanker has received a Fellow of ASPB Award.

04/26/2024 - 4:45pm

ASPB Fellow Award is granted in recognition of distinguished and long-term contributions to plant biology and service to the Society by current members in areas that include research, education, mentoring, outreach, and professional and public service. 

https://blog.aspb.org/2024-aspb-award-recipients/

Le Liu got an innovator's travel award from PPSystems to attend ASPB!

04/26/2024 - 11:00am

Le received the PP Systems Innovator’s Travel Award for her research on high-throughput phenotyping methods of stomatal physiology and morphology in maize. She will be attending the ASPB conference this summer! Congratulations, Le!

https://ppsystems.com/innovators-travel-award/

PB students Le Liu, Bahman Khahani and Maryam Rashidzade are invited to attend the 2024 New Phytologist Next generations scientists symposium.

02/01/2024 - 2:15pm

Le Liu from Facette Lab, Bahman Khahani from Hazen Lab and Maryam Rashidzade from Caicedo Lab have been invited to present their research at the 2024 New Phytologist Next Generation Scientists Symposium at Duke University this summer.

PB first year student, Jessica Yeh published a first-author paper in CelI

02/01/2024 - 12:30pm

Congratulations to Jessica Yen, a first-year targeted student in Cheung Lab, on her remarkable achievement. She has recently published a paper in Cell titled "Extracellular pectin-RALF phase separation mediates FERONIA global signaling function" This paper significantly contributes to her focused area of study on the signaling of plant growth regulators in Arabidopsis thaliana. 

UMass Biochemist Sibongile Mafu Receives NSF Grant for Legume Crop Resilience and Productivity Research. See article here

10/11/2023 - 9:15am