In the interview Jorge has several insights about his career path and also advice for early stage researchers. I have been Jorge’s friend and collaborator for more than 30 years, and been a witness of how he has followed since he was an undergraduate the path he now gives as advice in the interview. The result has been a successful career doing very original research.
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology of Plants, 2nd Edition edited by Buchanan et al. will be published next May.
This layman’s introduction to plant-plant communication in Quanta on-line magazine is interesting both in relation to the phenomena studied and how science works. Nowadays that plants communicate with each other is widely accepted, but several types of communication are still controversial and not all available evidence is as strong as one would wish. Consequently, it is a very exciting field and time to do research about plant-plant interactions, including communication!
This video is from a talk by Prof. Ariel Novoplansky, who visited our campus some time ago. He gave this talk two years ago in Israel, and it is a good introduction to some of the current research questions that make plant physiological ecology a hot and exciting subject at the moment.