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Committee Members

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Elizabeth P B Fontes

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biotechnology Institute
Universidade Federal de Vi├žosa, MG
Brazil

Research Interests

Dr. Fontes research program is focused on: (i) plant defense signaling pathways directed against biotic and abiotic stresses; (ii) plant response to geminivirus infection; (iii) plant water deficit; and (iv) the complex molecular network of adaptive responses in plants that integrates the ER-unfolded protein response with the osmotic and cell death signals.

Professional & Societal Memberships

  • Brazilian Society of Genetics
  • American Society of Plant Biologists
  • Brazilian Academy of Science