News

Dec. 15, 2014. Elysabeth Reavell-Roy completed her M.Sc. defense

Elysabeth will move to the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) to pursue her doctoral degree. Best wishes!

Sep 30, 2014. Don Nguyen moved to the John Innes Centre, UK, to do his first postdoc

Don will open the second chapter of his research career in John Innes Center, UK, togehter with Thuy and a little daughter, An. Best wishes for their adventure in Europe!

Oct 15, 2013. MITAC Elevate Postdoctoral Fellowship was awarded to Kiva Ferraro

Kiva Ferraro won a major postdoctoral scholarship (annual $50,000 for two years) from MITAC program, which supports a biotech career of Canadian postdocs. He will join the Performance Plants Inc. and Guelph University in Feb. 2014.

Aug 28, 2013. Vince Qu completed his doctoral degree!

Vince Qu completed his Ph.D. defense and will move to Dr. Vincenzo De Luca's lab at Brock University in Ontario to pursue his curiosity in alkaloid metabolism in Madagascar periwinkle. What is this plant? Ask Vince. Best wishes for Vince!

Aug 1, 2013. Welcome Moonhyuk Kwon!

A new postdoc, Moonhyuk Kwon, joined us from Korea. Moonhuyk acquired his Ph.D. degree in 2013 Spring from Seoul National University in Korea. He studied bacterial isoprenoid metabolism, and now he wants to explore isoprenoid metabolism in highly intelligent green multicellular organism, a.k.a plant. Moonhyuk has already started complaining that plants grow slowly but was also fascinated to observe germinations of little plant seeds overnight in phytochamber.

July 1, 2013. Dae-Kyun returns from California.

It is finally the end of sunny California life for Dae-Kyun and his family. Dae-Kyun returned from his sabbatical leave at UC Davis. Winter-less one year surrounded by hundreds of plant biologists at UC Davis was an amazing experience!