plant genomics, environmental stresses, seed development, gene expression
BSc., Fudan University
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Postdoctoral fellow, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
BIOL433 Plant Genetics (2018 W2)
BOTA501 Seminar in Botany (2019 W1, 2020 W1)
BIOL200 Fundamentals of Cell Biology (2020 W1)
summer hiking and dinner (2019)
new year BBQ (2020)
(lab recruitment will resume after COVID)
Postdoc opening available. Applicants with genomics or protein biochemistry skills are preferred.
Recruiting highly motivated graduate student(s) to start in May or September 2021. Please send your cover letter, CV, and transcript to Liang by December, 2020.
Undergraduate volunteers: Wanna gain research experience and prepare for NSERC USRA / WLIURA application? Please contact Liang if you can spend 5 - 10 hours / week in the lab during winter terms.
Milad Alizadeh, Ph.D. student (technician 2018 - 2019; UBC 4 YF awardee 2019 - )
Ryan Hoy, M.Sc. student (technician 2019 - 2020; BC Graduate Scholarship awardee 2020 - )
Rebecca Ching-Chia Yu (NSERC USRA awardee, 2019; volunteer 2019 - )
Gloria Bailan Lu (WLIUR awardee, 2019; volunteer 2019 - ; SURE awardee, 2020)
Parmida Nafezi (Directed Studies student, 2019; volunteer 2020 - )
Emma Laqua (Co-op student, 2020 - )
Ivan Bao, undergradate (engineering student; gadget builder, 2019)
Chanwoo Ho, undergraduate (volunteer, 2019)
Salehin M., Li B., Tang M., Katz E., Song L., Ecker J.R., Kliebenstein D., Estelle M.* (2019) Auxin-sensitive Aux/IAA proteins mediate drought tolerance in Arabidopsis by regulating glucosinolate levels. Nat. Comm. 10:4021
Argueso C.T., Assmann S.M.*, Birnbaum K.D., Chen S., Dinneny J.R., Doherty C.J., Eveland A.L., Friesner J., Greenlee V.R., Law J.A., Marshall-Colón A., Mason G.A., O’Lexy R., Peck S.C., Schmitz R.J., Song L., Stern D., Varagona M.J., Walley J.W., Williams C.M. (2019) Directions for Research and Training in Plant Omics: Big Questions and Big Data. Plant Direct 3, e00133
Full Publication List in Google Scholar.