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Notice of “Hidden Dynamics and Landscape of Plant MAPK Signaling Networks”

Sourse:   Date:2018-04-20

Title:Hidden Dynamics and Landscape of Plant MAPK Signaling Networks

Speaker:Prof. Jen Sheen

Time:April 25 (Wednesday), 2018 16:00-18:00

Venue:International Exchange Center 208

Speaker Profile:

Jen Sheen, Ph.D., Professor. Dr. Sheen received her doctorate degree from Harvard University in the United States in 1986. After graduation, she has been appointed as a lecturer and an associate professor at Harvard Medical School. She is a full professor at Harvard Medical School since 2005. In 2008, she was elected as a member of Taiwan Academia Sinica. In 2009 she was elected as a fellow of the American Society for the Advancement of Science.

Prof. Jen Sheen is one of the pioneers and founders of the plant signal transduction research. Her group is also the leader in the development and application of frontier technologies such as CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing in plants. Sheen's laboratory has profound academic achievements in innate immunity, energy perception and nutrition signaling in plants. Her group has published more than 10 papers in Nature, Science and Cell and had more than 40 publications in top journals including Nature Biotechnology, Cell Host & Microbe and PNAS and has been invited to write reviews in renowned journals such as "Annual Review of Plant Biology" and "Trends in Plant Science".

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