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    • 12 PhD subjects proposed at IPS2!

      Each year the French government offers several hundreds of scholarships over three years for PhD students. These scholarships are allocated through a competition organized by Doctoral Schools.
      In 2019...



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      Spatial genome organization and gene co-regulation in Arabidopsis

      The regulation of gene expression during cell differentiation in eukaryotes is closely linked to covalent modifications of chromatin. Among these, post-translational modifications of histones influence...



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      PhD theses defended at IPS2

      Ph D theses recently defended at IPS2
      Dali RACHID
      Characterization of a new dominant andromonoecy-causing locus in Cucumis melo
      Keywords: Sex determination, flower development, cucurbits, andromonoecy, monoecy...



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      The Seed Development Factors TT2 and MYB5 Regulate Heat Stress Response in Arabidopsis

      TT2 et Myb5: discovering of novels functions in heat stress resistance



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      PhD subjects at IPS2!

      Each year the French government offers several hundreds of scholarships to pay the salaries of PhD students during years. These scholarships are attributed through a concourse organized by the Doctoral...



    • Chinese New Year in IPS2

      The Chinese students and post-doctoral fellows of the institute organized a meal around typical dishes to celebrate together the Chinese New Year and the entry into the Year of the Pig.
      Guo nian hao !



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      At the crossroads of systemic pathways regulating symbiotic nodulation

      The Compact Root Architecture 2 (CRA2) pathway promotes root competence for nodulation through the miR2111 systemic effector
      Nitrogen-deprived legume plants form new root organs, the nodules, following...



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      New roles for an atypical MAPK module

      Mitogen Activated Protein Kinase (MAPK) modules are important plant signaling components involved in developmental processes as well as in responses to environment stresses. They are usually composed...



    • A new step towards understanding cytokinin action in symbiotic nodulation

      The plant hormone cytokinins regulate many developmental processes and environmental responses, including symbiotic nitrogen-fixing nodulation in legume plants. Cytokinin signalling activation recruits...



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      Non-coding RNAs in environmental adaptation

      The non-coding transcriptome of two Arabidopsis ecotypes suggests new mechanisms for plant adaptation to soil environment
      Protein-coding genes are largely conserved among organisms. This conservation is...



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      An unexpected CLE peptide regulates symbiotic nodulation of legume plants

      An improved linkage disequilibrium-based statistical test used for Genome-Wide Epistatic Selection Scans allowed predicting a genetic interaction between a new CLE signaling peptide and the SUNN receptor...



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      A long noncoding RNA modulates the transcriptome by interacting with multiple core splicing factors

      Alternative splicing (AS) is a major source of transcriptome diversity. Long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) have recently emerged as regulators of AS through different molecular mechanisms. In Arabidopsis thaliana...



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      MAPK activity in response to pathogen effectors : is the longer, the better ?

      In plants, MAPK (Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase) signaling pathways are central for adaptive responses to diverse abiotic and biotic stresses. MAPK roles are especially well documented in the context...



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      Happy New Year 2021

      Happy New Year



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      Connecting DNA repair and abiotic stress tolerance in plants

      DNA polymerase theta is required for post-replicative DNA repair, and developmental defects triggered by its deficiency are more frequent when plants are exposed to various stress conditions.



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      SPOmics Days June 28 and 29, 2021

      The IPS2 platform, SPOmics, organize on June 28 and 29 - 2021 a symposium dedicated to the approaches it develops: the SPOmics Days on plant transcriptomics, metabolomics, interactomics and Omics data...



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      Finally! A CLE peptide regulating symbiotic nodulation that is induced by nitrate in M. truncatula

      The nitrate-induced CLE35 signaling peptide inhibits nodulation through the SUNN receptor and miR2111 repression
      Legume plants form nitrogen (N)-fixing symbiotic nodules when mineral N is limiting in soils...



    • Role of WIP transcription factors in male flower formation


      An integrative genome-wide analysis reveals role of WIP transcription factors in male flower formation
      Flowers are the reproductive organs of angiosperms. The production of unisexual flowers and plants...



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      The same transcription factor regulates two antagonistic signaling pathways

      The NIN transcription factor coordinates CEP and CLE signaling peptides that regulate nodulation antagonistically 
      Legume plants tightly regulate symbiotic nitrogen-fixing root nodule number to balance...



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      INCREASE European project officially launches a Citizen Science Experiment

      INCREASE officially launches the Citizen Science Experiment - calling on all citizens to participate in cultivating different varieties of common bean.
      Registration for the INCREASE Citizen Science Experiment...