Principal Investigator
Francisco M. Cánovas Ramos
Researchers (PhD)
Concepción Avila Sáez
Angel García-Gutiérrez Fernández
Francisco J. Ruiz Cantón
Rafael A. Cañas
Fernando De la torre Fazio
María Belén Pascual Moreno
Marina Rueda
PhD Students
Jorge ElAzaz Ciudad
Sonia Van Kerckhoven
Mayte Llebres Ávila
Technicians
 
Students
María Larramona Recio
  

Last news:

New paper: El-Azaz J, de la Torre F, Ávila C, Cánovas FM. Identification of a small protein domain present in all plant lineages that confers high prephenate dehydratase activity. icono pdf Plant Journal. 2016, online. doi: 10.1111/tpj.13195.

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New paper: Cañas RA, de la Torre F, Pascual MB, Avila C, Cánovas FM. Nitrogen Economy and Nitrogen Environmental Interactions in Conifers. icono pdf Agronomy. 2016, 6:26. doi:10.3390/agronomy6020026.

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New paper: Seoane-Zonjic P, Cañas RA, Bautista R, Gómez-Maldonado J, Arrillaga I, Fernández-Pozo N, Claros MG, Cánovas FM, Ávila C. Establishing gene models from the Pinus pinaster genome using gene capture and BAC sequencing. icono pdf BMC Genomics. 2016, 17:148. doi:10.1186/s12864-016-2490-z.

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Layman's summary of "Understanding developmental and adaptive cues in pine through metabolite profiling and co-expression network analysis. icono pdf" in the popular science web Atlas of Science http://atlasofscience.org/understanding-conifer-responses-to-environmental-changes/

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New paper: Castro-Rodríguez V, Assaf-Casals I, Pérez-Tienda J, Fan X, Avila C, Miller A, Cánovas FM. Deciphering the molecular basis of ammonium uptake and transport in maritime pine. icono pdf Plant Cell Environ. 2015, doi: 10.1111/pce.12692.

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New paper: Cañas RA, Feito I, Fuente-Maqueda JF, Ávila C, Majada J, Cánovas FM. Transcriptome-wide analysis supports environmental adaptations of two Pinus pinaster populations from contrasting habitats. icono pdf BMC Genomics. 2015, 16:909. doi:10.1186/s12864-015-2177-x.

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New paper: Pascual MB, Cánovas FM, Ávila C. The NAC transcription factor family in maritime pine (Pinus Pinaster): molecular regulation of two genes involved in stress responses. icono pdf BMC Plant Biol. 2015, 15:254. doi:10.1186/s12870-015-0640-0.

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Lab Meetings program (from September to December)

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New paper: Rueda-López M, Cañas RA, Canales J, Cánovas FM, Ávila C. The over-expression of the pine transcription factor PpDof 5 in Arabidopsis leads to increased lignin content and affects carbon and nitrogen metabolism. icono pdf Physiol Plant. 2015, doi: 10.1111/ppl.12381.

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Article about the research group in the SEFV's Bulletin (Nº 61 July 2015) icono pdf

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New paper: Castro-Rodríguez V, García-Gutiérrez A, Canales J, Cañas RA, Kirby EG, Avila C, Cánovas FM. Poplar trees for phytoremediation of high levels of nitrate and applications in bioenergy. icono pdf Plant Biotechnol J. 2015, doi:10.1111/pbi.12384.

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New paper: Rafael A Cañas, Javier Canales, Carmen Muñoz-Hernández, Jose M Granados, Concepción Ávila, María L García-Martín, Francisco M Cánovas. Understanding developmental and adaptive cues in pine through metabolite profiling and co-expression network analysis. icono pdf J Exp Bot. 2015, doi: 10.1093/jxb/erv118.

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New paper: Castro-Rodríguez V, García-Gutiérrez A, Cañas RA, Pascual M, Avila C, Cánovas FM. Redundancy and metabolic function of the glutamine synthetase gene family in poplar. icono pdf BMC Plant Biol. 2015, doi:10.1186/s12870-014-0365-5. 15(1):20.

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Lab Meetings program (from January to May)
14-January-2015

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XIX Annual Lab Meeting Program
19-December-2014

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New paper: de la Torre F, Cañas RA, Pascual MB, Avila C, Cánovas FM. Plastidic aspartate aminotransferases and the biosynthesis of essential amino acids in plants. icono pdf J Exp Bot 2014, doi: 10.1093/jxb/eru240. In press
05-June-2014

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Lab meeting, Jose Miguel Granados speech about his work on the identification of qPCR reference genes in Pinus pinaster. B3, 16:30h.
05-June-2014

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Article in the journal Diario SUR: "Genética de los árboles para ayudar en la lucha contra el cambio climático"
15-March-2014

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Article in the journal Saber Universidad: "Un equipo andaluz secuencia por primera vez el genoma del pino"
18-January-2014

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XVIII Annual Lab Meeting Program
19-December-2013

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International Innovation, the leading global dissemination resource for the wider scientific, technology and research communities, dedicated to disseminating the latest science, research and technological innovations on a global level, has recently focused on the research of our group:
Growing Pine Sutainable, Interview to Professor Francisco M. Cánovas
3-August-2011

  
Links
SCBI-PAB
SustainPine
SustainPine DB
ProCoGen
EuroPine DB
Master
Congress
Microarrays
Pinarray 1
Pinarray 2
Pinarray 3
Reference transcriptome
ProCoGen


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