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John Spiekerman

Postdoctoral Research Associate

My research in the Devos laboratory focuses on a highly salt-tolerant turgrass, seashore paspalum, to better understand mechanisms of salt tolerance in plants. I also study the genetic mechanisms underlying dwarfing in the model species Arabidopsis thaliana in addition to pearl millet, a vital food crop.

Area of Research:
Molecular genetics, Cellular and developmental biology, Biochemistry and physiology

Events featuring John Spiekerman

2401 Miller Plant Sciences

"Till stress do us part: salt tolerance mechanisms in seashore paspalum and a glycophytic relative"

Articles Featuring John Spiekerman

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 2:08pm

John Spiekerman (from Katrien Devos' lab) received the Wilbur Duncan Award for 2018. This award is the highest recognition awarded to students in Plant Biology and it recognizes a PBIO graduate student's excellence in two of three areas: research, teaching and…

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