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Anne Rea starts Assistant Features Editor position at The Plant Cell

Anne will primarily write In Brief articles that highlight recently published papers in the journal. The In Briefs are targeted at scientists who browse the journal and want to read a summarized version of a study.

Tags: Hu lab, future scientists By By Igor Houwat, Anne Rea
Plants, put in the dark, reveal over 100 active peroxisome proteins

A new study identifies 111 peroxisomal proteins, including six newly identified ones, in dark-treated plants. It is part of an effort to fully map the functions of plant peroxisomes.

Tags: Hu lab, fundamental research By By Igor Houwat, Jianping Hu
Kyaw (Joe) Aung joins Iowa State University as an Assistant Professor

The freshly minted PRL alumnus, a former member of the Hu and He labs, will explore how pathogenic microbes manipulate plant communication systems to their advantage.

Tags: Hu lab, He lab, future scientists By By Joe Aung, Igor Houwat
SPL1 protein plays a positive role in building plant cell peroxisomes

Understanding how the plant cell's food processors are built might help us breed better plants and even benefit human medicine.

Tags: Hu lab, fundamental research By By Igor Houwat, Jianping Hu
SP1 protein interacts with three energy-related cellular organelles

The protein, which helps to construct peroxisomes, also interacts with chloroplasts and mitochondria. The organelles are important for generating and managing plant energy supplies.

Tags: Hu lab, fundamental research By By Igor Houwat, Jianping Hu
Looking deeper into peroxisome proliferation

The Hu lab has identified a new protein that helps control how little cellular factories, called peroxisomes, divide and proliferate.

Tags: Hu lab, fundamental research By By Igor Houwat, Jianping Hu; Banner image by Harley J Seeley
Understanding a cell part construction manager

The Hu lab has deepened our understanding of how cells build up internal parts responsible for producing and breaking down energy, with an eye towards agricultural and medical solutions.

Tags: Hu lab, fundamental research By By Igor Houwat, Jianping Hu
Hu co-authors paper on the regulation of plant stress response

The collaboration between Jianping Hu and Spanish researchers examines how peroxisomes and subcellular organelles detect and regulate the environmental stress response in plants.

Tags: Hu lab, fundamental research By By Igor Houwat; Banner image by Harley J Seeley

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Thomas Sharkey receives NSF grant to study isoprene emission from plants Thomas Sharkey receives NSF grant to study isoprene emission from plants

The four-year, $898,946 grant from the National Science Foundation will allow Sharkey to continue his research on the evolutionary pattern of the appearance and loss of isoprene emission among various land plants and the impact of these emissions have on the atmosphere.

Improving Photosynthesis: The Final Frontier? [LINK] Improving Photosynthesis: The Final Frontier? [LINK]

This long-from article details how our scientists are working to unlock the secrets of photosynthesis, an effort which might spur an agricultural revolution and lead to innovative energy and industrial technologies. The article appears in Futures, a magazine produced twice per year by Michigan State University AgBioResearch.

NSF-funded project explores plant metabolism links to climate change, human nutrition NSF-funded project explores plant metabolism links to climate change, human nutrition

MSU plant biologist Berkley Walker is part of a team of scientists that is using a 3-year, $1.4 million National Science Foundation  Molecular and Cellular Biosciences award to explore the intersection between photorespiration and one-carbon metabolism, two plant biochemical processes that are critical to plant growth and human nutrition.