A bHLH-based feedback loop that restricts vascular cell proliferation in plants

Vera-Sirera F, De Rybel B, Úrbez C, Kouklas E, Pesquera M, Álvarez-Mahecha JC, Minguet EG, Tuominen H, Carbonell J, Borst JW, Weijers D, Blázquez MA

Dev. Cell (2015) 35, 432-443.

Role of the gibberellin receptors GID1 during fruit-set in Arabidopsis.

Gallego-Giraldo C, Hu J, Urbez C, Gomez MD, Sun TP, Perez-Amador MA.

Plant J. (2014) 79, 1020-1032.

Ethylene is involved in pistil fate by modulating the onset of ovule senescence and the GA-mediated fruit set in Arabidopsis.

Carbonell-Bejerano P, Urbez C, Granell A, Carbonell J, Perez-Amador MA.

BMC Plant Biol. (2011) 11, 84.

Characterization of constricted fruit (ctf) mutant uncovers a role for AtMYB117/LOF1 in ovule and fruit development in Arabidopsis thaliana.

Gomez MD, Urbez C, Perez-Amador MA, Carbonell J.

PLoS One (2011) 6, e18760.

A fertilization-independent developmental program triggers partial fruit development and senescence processes in pistils of Arabidopsis.

Carbonell-Bejerano P, Urbez C, Carbonell J, Granell A, Perez-Amador MA.

Plant Physiol. (2010) 154, 163-72.

Fertilization-dependent auxin response in ovules triggers fruit development through the modulation of gibberellin metabolism in Arabidopsis.

Dorcey E, Urbez C, Blázquez MA, Carbonell J, Perez-Amador MA.

Plant J. (2009) 58, 318-332.

Expression of PsGRP1, a novel glycine rich protein gene of Pisum sativum, is induced in developing fruit and seed and by ABA in pistil and root.

Urbez C, Cercós M, Perez-Amador MA, Carbonell J.

Planta (2006) 223, 1292-302.

Cristina Úrbez

Along all these years, I've been lucky to participate in many different projects. It has always been exciting to help understand better the behavior and development of plants.

- 2017 to present / Lab Manager / IBMCP, Valencia, Spain.

- 2012 to 2016 / Research Assistant at the Carbonell Lab / IBMCP, Valencia, Spain.

- 2004 to 2012 / Postdoc at the Carbonell Lab / IBMCP, Valencia, Spain.

- 1997 to 2004 / PhD candidate at the Carbonell Lab / IBMCP, Valencia, Spain.

- 1987 to 1992 / Pharmacy Degree / Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

Vascular development

Hormone signaling and plasticity

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