plant genomics, environmental stresses, seed development, gene expression
BSc., Fudan University
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Postdoctoral fellow, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
BIOL433 Plant Genetics (2018 Winter Term 2)
BOTA501 Seminar in Botany (2019 Winter Term 1)
summer hiking and dinner (2019)
new year BBQ (2020)
Postdoc opening available. Applicants with genomics or protein biochemistry skills are preferred.
Recruiting highly motivated graduate student(s) to start in May or September 2021. Please send your cover letter, CV, and transcript to Liang by December, 2020.
Undergraduate volunteers: Wanna gain research experience and prepare for NSERC USRA / WLIURA application? Please contact Liang if you can spend 5 - 10 hours / week in the lab during winter terms.
Milad Alizadeh, Ph.D student (2019 - )
Ryan Hoy, technician (2019 - )
Rebecca Ching-Chia Yu, undergraduate (NSERC USRA Awardee, 2019, volunteer 2019 - )
Gloria Bailan Lu, undergraduate (Work Learn International Undergraduate Research Awardee, 2019, volunteer 2019 - )
Parmida Nafezi, undergraduate (Directed Studies student, 2019 - )
Emma Laqua (Co-op student, 2020 - )
Ivan Bao, undergradate (engineering student; gadget builder, 2019)
Chanwoo Ho, undergraduate (volunteer, 2019)
Salehin M., Li B., Tang M., Katz E., Song L., Ecker J.R., Kliebenstein D., Estelle M.* (2019) Auxin-sensitive Aux/IAA proteins mediate drought tolerance in Arabidopsis by regulating glucosinolate levels. Nat. Comm. 10:4021
Argueso C.T., Assmann S.M.*, Birnbaum K.D., Chen S., Dinneny J.R., Doherty C.J., Eveland A.L., Friesner J., Greenlee V.R., Law J.A., Marshall-Colón A., Mason G.A., O’Lexy R., Peck S.C., Schmitz R.J., Song L., Stern D., Varagona M.J., Walley J.W., Williams C.M. (2019) Directions for Research and Training in Plant Omics: Big Questions and Big Data. Plant Direct 3, e00133
Full Publication List in Google Scholar.