Plant Biology Colloquium | How Do Plants Make Time Machines? March 5

Friday, March 5, 2021 11:50am to 12:40pm

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Plant Biology Colloquium | How Do Plants Make Time Machines? March 5

The Environmental & Plant Biology Colloquium Series presents Dr. Liang Song discussing "How do plants make time machines? Story of a novel transcription factor during seed maturation" on Friday, March 5, at 11:50 a.m. via Teams.

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Song is Assistant Professor in the Department of Botany at the University of British Columbia in Canada.

The host is Dr. Zhihua Hua.

Abstract: Seeds are the time machines made by plants for their offspring to travel through space and time, and germinate in a favored environment. Seeds development involves embryogenesis, storage reserve accumulation, desiccation tolerance, and induction of dormancy. These processes are coordinated by many transcription factors under complex spatial and temporal regulation. Using genetic and genomic approaches, we showed how transcription factor networks shape the transition from seeds to seedlings.

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