Plant Biotechnology Laboratory

We are the Plant Biotechnology laboratory with various scientific interests. One of the main research directions is the plant response to stress.

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Transgenerational changes in the genome stability and methylation in pathogen-infected plants. Nucleic Acids Research, 35(5):1714-25, (2007). Listed in "Faculty of 1000" with the rating factor "Must read: 6.0"

 
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Pathogen induced systemic plant signal triggers genome instability. Nature, 423, 760-762, (2003) (cited 49 times). Listed in "Faculty of 1000" with the rating factor "Exceptional: 9.2"
 
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Genome-wide variation of the somatic mutation frequency in transgenic plants EMBO Journal, 19, 4431-4438, (2000) (cited 40 times).  
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Transgenic Plants Are Sensitive Bioindicators of Nuclear Pollution Caused by the Chernobyl Accident. Nature Biotechnology, 16, 1054-1057, (1998) (cited 42 times).
 

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News
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Academic couple works toward Alberta's first epigenetics institute
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Federal Start-up Funds for New Epigenetics Research Group Brings $3.2 Million to Campus
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Board Appoints New Research Chairs
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Effects of Radiation and Stress on Plant Genomics
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