Lisa Amyot, MSc.

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Commercialization Officer Intern

Current research and/or projects

Improving alfalfa traits

Systems biology for water stressed forage

New tools for greenhouse IPM

Education and awards

M.Sc. Biology, University of Waterloo, 1997

B.Sc. (Hons.) Biology, Wilfrid Laurier University, 1994

 

Key publications

  1. Matthews CDR, Amyot L, Smith DR, Hannoufa A. Investigating the role of the miR156-SPL network in heat stress response in Medicago sativa. Poster session presented at: Plants From Sea to Sky. A joint meeting of the Canadian Society of Plant Biologists and the Canadian Society for Horticultural Science; 2017 Jun 4-7; Vancouver, British Columbia

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  2. Arshad, M., Feyissa, B.A., Amyot, L., Aung, B., Hannoufa, A. (2017). MicroRNA156 improves drought stress tolerance in alfalfa (Medicago sativa) by silencing SPL13, 258 122-136. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.plantsci.2017.01.018

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  3. Hannoufa A., Gao R., Arshad M., Feyissa B., Amyot L., Aung B. (2017) MiR156/SPL regulatory pathway controls vegetative development, flowering time and drought tolerance in alfalfa. Plant and Animal Genomics Conference. San Diego, CA, January 14-18, Poster#695

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  4. Wang, Z., Wang, Y., Kohalmi, S.E., Amyot, L., Hannoufa, A. (2016). SQUAMOSA PROMOTER BINDING PROTEIN-LIKE 2 controls floral organ development and plant fertility by activating ASYMMETRIC LEAVES 2 in Arabidopsis thaliana, 92(6), 661-674. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11103-016-0536-x

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  5. Ben Abdallah, S., Aung, B., Amyot, L., Lalin, I., Lachâal, M., Karray-Bouraoui, N., Hannoufa, A. (2016). Salt stress (NaCl) affects plant growth and branch pathways of carotenoid and flavonoid biosyntheses in Solanum nigrum, 38(3), 1-13. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11738-016-2096-8

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  6. Li, X., Hannoufa, A., Amyot, L., Gruber, M.Y., Zhang, Y., and Yu, P. (2015). "Effect of TT8 and HB12 down-regulation in alfalfa on protein and energy values for dairy cattle.", Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: Taking Care of Dairy Business, Sheraton Red Deer, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, March 10-13, 2015.

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  7. Hannoufa, A., Gruber, M.Y., Aung, B., Amyot, L., and Omari, K. (2015). "MicroRNA156 as Tool in Plant Metabolic Engineering.", Gordon Research Conference-Plant Metabolic Engineering, Waterville Valley, NH, USA, July 19-24, 2015, #26. (Poster)

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  8. Hannoufa, A., Aung, B., Gruber, M.Y., Omari, K., and Amyot, L. (2015). "MicroRNA156 controls forage yield and other traits in alfalfa by regulating target genes.", 2015 Plant and Animal Genome Conference, San Diego, CA, USA, January 10-15, 2015, poster number 772. (Poster)

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  9. Hannoufa, A., Gruber, M.Y., Aung, B., Bertrand, A., Amyot, L., and Omari, K. (2015). "Overexpression of miR156 affects forage yield and other traits in alfalfa by regulating SPL genes.", Botany 2015 Joint Conference: Science and plants for people, Shaw Convention Center, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, July 25-29, 2015, Oral presentation.

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  10. Li, X., Hannoufa, A., Amyot, L., Gruber, M.Y., Zhang, Y., and Yu, P. (2015). "Effect of TT8 and HB12 down-regulation in alfalfa on protein and energy values for dairy cattle.", Western Canadian Dairy Seminar: Taking Care of Dairy Business, Sheraton Red Deer, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, March 10-13, 2015. (Presentation)

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