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'''''Plant-Environment Interactions'''''<br><br>
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Rubén Alcázar Laboratory, University of Barcelona
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* Our lab is committed to finding solutions for future '''C'''hallenges and '''C'''onsequences of '''C'''limate '''C'''hange: '''the four C's.''' <br><br>
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* We approach this by studying '''plant''' '''tolerance''' and '''resistance''' in diverse environments. <br><br>
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* Why in plants? Because plants are primary sources of '''food''' and their adaptation to new environments is a prerequisite for the establishment of '''life''' as we know on earth.<br>
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We're interested in genetics of natural variation, population genetics and molecular biology. We want to know how climate change is shaping plant's resistance and tolerance traits under a combined multidisciplinary approach. Our lab undertakes a research approach that looks for the genetic and molecular basis of naturally occurring quantitative variation in biotic and abiotic stress responses, and how these interact with the environment (genotype-by-environment interactions). This multidisciplinary approach will allow a better understanding of the natural evolution of stress pathways in plants and efficient know-how transfer to practical applications.<br>
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For a more detailed view of our research, please have a look at our [http://alcazar.openwetware.org/Research.html Research Projects] and [http://alcazar.openwetware.org/Publications.html Scientific Publications] sections. For general public information have a look at [http://alcazar.openwetware.org/Alcazar_Youtube.html +info]. Our university academic activities are summarized in [http://alcazar.openwetware.org/Lectures.html Teaching activities].
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'''Current activities'''<br><br>
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'''Advance in Knowledge. '''
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We're interested in genetics of natural variation, population genetics and molecular biology. We're currently studying immune-receptor gene variation and the effect of temperature on modulation of defense in frame of the project DISEASENVIRON (Career Integration Grant, Marie-Curie Actions, EU). <br><br>
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'''Applied research. '''
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Our lab collaborates with the group of Prof. A.F. Tiburcio to study polyamine homeostasis in plants and its practical applications for inducing stress tolerance against abiotic stresses. <br><br>  
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'''Dissemination of Knowledge. '''
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For a more detailed view of our research, have a look at our [http://alcazar.openwetware.org/Research.html Research Projects] and [http://alcazar.openwetware.org/Publications.html Scientific Publications] sections. For general public information have a look at [http://alcazar.openwetware.org/Alcazar_Youtube.html +info]. <br><br>
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'''Transferring knowledge to future generations.  '''
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<font face="calibri" style="color:#000000" font size="4">Follow our University lectures and lab practices in [http://alcazar.openwetware.org/Lectures.html Teaching activities]. <br>
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[[Image:News_alcazar.jpg |100px]] '''Lab News and Announcements'''
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  '''24, July 2013'''  
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  '''The Roles of Polyamines during the lifespan of plants:from development to stress'''(2014).
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  Tiburcio AF, Altabella T, Bitrián M and Alcázar R. Planta, doi: 10.1007/s00425-014-2055-9.
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  Rubén Alcázar editor of Advances in Botany [http://www.hindawi.com/journals/abot/editors/ Editorial Board] <br>
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  online first March 2014 [http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00425-014-2055-9 read here]
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  '''Upcoming'''  
   
   
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  Rubén Alcázar guest editor of the research topic "Polyamines in stress and development"<br> in [http://www.frontiersin.org/Plant_Metabolism_and_Chemodiversity/researchtopics/Plant_polyamines_in_stress_and/1527 Frontiers in Plant Sci.]
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  XII Reunión de Biología Molecular de Plantas, Cartagena, 11-13 de junio de 2014.
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* Our lab has started research activities as from 1st Dec 2012 and is recruting students interested in our research activities. Interested people should contact us directly.
 
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* '''25.10.2012''' R.A. granted by Marie Curie Actions for the project DISEASENVIRON.
 
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* '''25.10.2012'''  Review on new open access journal 'Metabolites' published. [http://www.mdpi.com/2218-1989/2/3/516 read]
 
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*'''''08.10.2012''''' Interessat en realitzar la tesi doctoral o màster al nostre grup? Contacta per e-mail amb nosaltres.
 
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*'''''04.10.2012''''' New lab webpage version released in OpenWetWare.
 
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[http://www.ub.edu/farmacia/ The Faculty] | [http://www.ub.edu The University] | [http://bkc.upc.ub.edu/ The Campus] | [http://www.ccit.ub.edu/EN/home.html Scientific and Technological Centers]
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Summer break until September. There are no seminars scheduled.
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Full address: Facultat de Farmacia, Universitat de Barcelona, Unitat de Fisiologia Vegetal. Avda Joan XXIII 27-31, 08028 Barcelona (Spain). <br>
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Facultat de Farmàcia - Universitat de Barcelona (UB) <br>
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Unitat de Fisiologia Vegetal - Edifici A, 2a Planta <br>
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<p>This wiki site is built under [http://www.openwetware.org Openwetware],  an open access movement promoting the sharing of information among researchers.</p>
<p>This wiki site is built under [http://www.openwetware.org Openwetware],  an open access movement promoting the sharing of information among researchers.</p>

Revision as of 18:44, 29 March 2014


Plant-Environment Interactions
Challenges and Consequences of Climate Change (C4)


  • Our lab is committed to finding solutions for future Challenges and Consequences of Climate Change: the four C's.

  • We approach this by studying plant tolerance and resistance in diverse environments.

  • Why in plants? Because plants are primary sources of food and their adaptation to new environments is a prerequisite for the establishment of life as we know on earth.




Current activities

Advance in Knowledge. We're interested in genetics of natural variation, population genetics and molecular biology. We're currently studying immune-receptor gene variation and the effect of temperature on modulation of defense in frame of the project DISEASENVIRON (Career Integration Grant, Marie-Curie Actions, EU).

Applied research. Our lab collaborates with the group of Prof. A.F. Tiburcio to study polyamine homeostasis in plants and its practical applications for inducing stress tolerance against abiotic stresses.

Dissemination of Knowledge. For a more detailed view of our research, have a look at our Research Projects and Scientific Publications sections. For general public information have a look at +info.

Transferring knowledge to future generations. Follow our University lectures and lab practices in Teaching activities.




News and Announcements e-Board

The Roles of Polyamines during the lifespan of plants:from development to stress(2014).
Tiburcio AF, Altabella T, Bitrián M and Alcázar R. Planta, doi: 10.1007/s00425-014-2055-9. 
online first March 2014 read here
Upcoming 

XII Reunión de Biología Molecular de Plantas, Cartagena, 11-13 de junio de 2014.




The Faculty | The University | The Campus | Scientific and Technological Centers




Full address: Facultat de Farmacia, Universitat de Barcelona, Unitat de Fisiologia Vegetal. Avda Joan XXIII 27-31, 08028 Barcelona (Spain).
Tel +34 934 024 492 Fax +34 934 029 043

This wiki site is built under Openwetware, an open access movement promoting the sharing of information among researchers.

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