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Lucia Colombo

Head of Department of Bioscience, University of Milan

Lucia Colombo
Embryogenesis, epigenic control and seed size

Main research interests

Developmental Biology, Plant Reproduction

Selection of 3 major recent publications

Mendes MA, Guerra RF, Berns MC, Manzo C, Masiero S, Finzi L, Kater MM, Colombo L. MADS domain transcription factors mediate short-range DNA looping that is essential for target gene expression in Arabidopsis.Plant Cell. 2013 Jul;25(7):2560-72. doi: 10.1105/tpc.112.108688. Epub 2013 Jul 11

Galbiati F, Sinha Roy D, Simonini S, Cucinotta M, Ceccato L, Cuesta C, Simaskova M, Benkova E, Kamiuchi Y, Aida M, Weijers D, Simon R, Masiero S, Colombo L. An integrative model of the control of ovule primordia formation.Plant J. 2013 Nov;76(3):446-55. doi: 10.1111/tpj.12309

Simonini S, Roig-Villanova I, Gregis V, Colombo B, Colombo L, Kater MM. Basic pentacysteine proteins mediate MADS domain complex binding to the DNA for tissue-specific expression of target genes in Arabidopsis.Plant Cell. 2012 Oct;24(10):4163-72

Address

Università degli Studi di Milano
Dipartimento di Bioscienze
Via Celoria 26
2013 Milano
Italy

Tel: +39 0250314772

E-mail:  lucia.colombo[a]unimi.it                 

University of Milan

See also

Embryogenesis, epigenetic control and seed size

Lucia Colombo (University of Milan), Jean-Denis Faure (Labex SPS), Loïc Lepiniec (Labex SPS)

Seed coat differentiation and secondary metabolites of commercial interest

George Haughn (University of British Columbia), Isabelle Debeaujon (LabEx SPS), Helen North (LabEx SPS)

Seed reserve accumulation : yield and quality

John Harada (University of California), Sébastien Baud (LabEx SPS), Bertrand Dubreucq (LabEx SPS)

Desiccation and stress responses

Julia Buitink (INRA Angers), Christophe Bailly (UPMC Paris), Emmanuelle Issakidis-Bourguet (LabEx SPS)

Dormancy, germination and dispersal

Kathleen Donohue (Duke University),  Annie Marion-Poll (LabEx SPS), Loïc Rajjou (LabEx SPS)