News

12/12/2018

NEW OPPORTUNITIES TO JOIN THE LAB AS A PhD STUDENT CLOSING IN EARLY JANUARY

CHECK THEM OUT AT :

here

https://www.findaphd.com/phds/project/from-plant-cell-walls-to-innovations-in-food-and-material-sciences/?p48849

https://www.findaphd.com/phds/project/unraveling-mechanisms-for-phosphate-acquisition-from-soil-and-waste-water-via-structural-characterization-of-cellular-components/?p69586

4/12/2019

Celebrating Christmas just a bit early! and a new baby boy for the Benitez-Alfonso family lab

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1/12/2019

We have been quiet but there have been great news this year.

the most recent:

In collaboration with Eva Deinum and Bela Mulder, Benitez-Alfonso publication in eLIFE describe a new computational approach to bridge  plasmodesmata permeability results obtained experimentally from tissue level and ultrastructural measurements.

Check this at https://elifesciences.org/articles/49000 paper

Summer/ 2019

We got three papers out, great collaborations, and a News and Views in Nature Plants ! thanks to all that made it possible

Paper 1- cell walls in soft fruits

Paper 2- Protein relocalization at PD upon stress

Paper 3- News&Views in nature Plants on PD function

23/12/2018

Our paper on the role of Plasmodesmata in symbiosis in collaboration with De Carvalho-Niebel group has been selected for Research Highlight by Nature Plant editor G. Tena and it was accompanied by a dispatch at Current Biology from

Soo proud of the work! by all the symbiosis gatekeepers

15/12/2018

We are celebrating Christmas!

Happy Holidays to Everyone!


1/11/2018

Two MASSIVE celebrations this month for the publication of our Papers in Nature Communications and Current Biology.

Amazing collaborators: Simon Connell, Michael E. Ries, Yka Helariutta, Giles Oldroyd and Fernanda de Carvalho Niebel.

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1/10/2018

Welcome to our lab new member Liam German, who will be working on a project to dissect the role of symplastic communication in mutualistic symbiosis in legumes. Liam is funded by the GOSDEN STUDENTSHIP


11/4/2018

Artistic creation

Leeds Creative Labs FBS 2nd Edition. Working with the artist Nathan Geering to produce a dance routine on the topic intercellular communication and plant development: check the youtube video  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WyqmgKuy-2Y

Summer 2018

Welcome to our new summer placement students:

Camille Bied, Sandra Dominguez and Sergio Gonzalez supported by the ERAMUS program and SRUK community.

10/01/2018

Welcome to a new member of our team: Candelas Paniagua.

Research Fellow in Cell Wall Biophysics

Follow Candelas’s career here

7/11/2017

Congratulations to our PhD student Rocio Gaudioso-Pedraza for successfully defend her VIVA!!! and getting a job at BBSRC! Good luck !!

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Also congrats to our Laidlaw student Rachel Usher who graduated July, 2018.

26/03/2017

New review co-authored by Yoselin Benitez-Alfonso, describing research reported in the last UPMT meeting, 2017. Check the link http://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/18/4/703


26/05/2016

Looking for a way to promote your lab? Do you have an equipment you would like to share?  Finding difficult the search for collaborators?

Why don’t you have a look at ResearcherSkills ? Where technical expertise is just one search away!


25/04/16

Rocio and Mercedes, proud winners of the 3rd prize Spark competition

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Congrats!


15/07/15

Video talk from meeting 2015. Check Yoselin contribution here!