Gerbera Lab

Our research model is Gerbera hybrida, a common ornamental crop that represents the large Asteraceae plant family. We are interested in the gene regulatory networks that control the unique inflorescence architecture in this family contributing to its evolutionary success. We also aim at dissecting the biosynthetic pathways leading to Asteraceae specific secondary metabolites.
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How big is a cell? Cell size controlled in plants using DNA content as an internal scale science.sciencemag.org/content/372/65…

Grateful for the funding from #JAES Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation! Jointly with #TimoHytönen our ASTROS project f… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Hardly anything is known about how (non-Arabidopsis) plants maintain two types of meristems in one flower. We coll… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…