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Zhixiang Chen

Botany and Plant Pathology 

  • Professor of Plant Biology
Whistler Hall Room B026

 General Information

We are interested in the molecular basis of plant responses to both biotic and abiotic stress conditions.  Specifically, we are studying the roles of several plant transcription factors including WRKY proteins in the regulation of plant immune responses.  We are also studying protein quality control, protein trafficking and protein degradation pathways including autophagy during plant responses to stress conditions.

Botany and Plant Pathology, 915 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 USA, (765) 494-4614

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