Lisa Smith

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Email: lisa.m.smith(the at sign)sheffield.ac.uk

Lab: D59

Office: C34a

Career

Research Fellow/Lecturer (2013- present) Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK.
Max Planck Postdoctoral Fellow (2012-2013) Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Germany.
EMBO Postdoctoral Fellow (2010-2012) Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Germany.
Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow (2008-2010) Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Germany.
Max Planck Postdoctoral Fellow (2007-2008) Department of Molecular Biology, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Germany.
PhD student (2002-2006) The Sainsbury Laboratory (Norwich), UK.
BSc Hons (1998-2001) The University of Queensland, Australia.

Fellowships and Awards

Keystone Symposia scholarship from the National Science Foundation (Grant  #MCB-1158734, for the Nuclear Events in Plant Gene Expression and Signaling meeting, Taos NM, USA, 2012)
EMBO long-term postdoctoral fellowship 2010-2012 (awarded 2007)
Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship 2008-2010
University Medal for BSc(Hons) in 2001 (University of Queensland, Australia)

Research interests

Although research in the lab will initially focus on malectin domain proteins, I remain interested in other areas of plant molecular biology such as natural variation, transposable elements and RNA silencing.

Equality and Diversity

I am a member of the Athena SWAN committee in Animal and Plant Sciences.

Reviewer for

Nature Communications, Plant Cell, PLoS Genetics, Molecular Plant Pathology, Plant Signaling & Behavior, PLoS One.

 

 

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