Giorgio Gambino and Chiara Pagliarani, colleagues of the headquarter in Turin, have been invited to become guest editors of a Special Issue that will be published in theInternational Journal of Molecular Sciences in 2019. The issue, titled ‘Regulations by Small RNA in Plant Development and Beyond’, focuses on transcriptional and post-transcriptional silencing mechanisms triggered by small RNAs and involved in the regulation of plant development and/or plant response to stress.The Special Issue is now open to both original research articles and review articles and the deadline for manuscript submission is April 30, 2019.
Anyone interested can read the guest editors’ message and find the Call for Papers at the following link: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijms/special_issues/plant_small_RNA
IPSP is member of the SAFE Consortium, a platform of research bodies including Institutes, Universities, National and International Societies and Research Groups and Departments within these institutions. SAFE is an international non-profit organisation acting as an independent spokesman for food safety research in Europe to the benefit of the public. Read the position paper here
On Wednesday April 13th at 3.30 pm Marco Gebiola from the IPSP Unit in Portici will hold a seminar entitled: “From embryos to hybrids: how the symbiont Cardinium shapes the ecology and evoluton of Encarsia wasps, parasitoids of whiteflies”.
On Wednesday December 16th at 3.30 pm Luciana Galetto from the IPSP Headquarter in Turin will hold a seminar entitled: “Phytoplasma membrane proteins interact with insect proteins and are involved in transmission by leafhopper vectors”.