Dec 2016 - Again! We made it to Nature Genetics
Great collaboration with the Lipmann lab at CSHL! These guys rule! Variation in the flowering gene SELF PRUNING 5G promotes day-neutrality and early yield in tomato
April 2016 -"Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches" ... check!
Jose has obtained his "Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches". This means we are allowed to have PhD students. Apply when you are ready!!!
Feb 2016 - Spotlight article on our paper
Thanks to Ekaterina Shor and Rachel Green for this nice article in Trends in Plant Science: The Impact of Domestication on the Circadian Clock
Jan 2016 - Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics closed
After 12 years in the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Maarten Koornneef retires from his position as director of the Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics on the 31 January 2016
All the best to this brilliant researcher, ideal boss and wonderful person.
Jan 2016 - News and Views on our paper
Thanks to Steve Kay and Marie Remigereau for writing a nice summary of our paper in Nature Genetics: Cultivated tomato clock runs slow
And to Jun Lyu for writing a Research Highlight in Nature Plants: Tomato domestication: Slowing down the clock
Nov 2015 - Our paper in Nature Genetics
Domestication selected for deceleration of the circadian clock in cultivated tomato
Oct 2015 - ANR grant awarded!
This is a good start for the lab. Our project, called STRESSNET, is featured in the SPS newsletter
We are now looking for a postdoc to fill this position. More information here