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. 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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  2. Aung, B., Gruber, M.Y., Amyot, L., Omari, K., Bertrand, A., Hannoufa, A. (2015). Ectopic expression of LjmiR156 delays flowering, enhances shoot branching, and improves forage quality in alfalfa. Plant Biotechnology Reports, [online] 9(6), 379-393. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11816-015-0375-2

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  3. Aung, B., Gruber, M.Y., Amyot, L., Omari, K., Bertrand, A., Hannoufa, A. (2015). MicroRNA156 as a promising tool for alfalfa improvement. Plant Biotechnology Journal, [online] 13(6), 779-790. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12308

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  4. Wang, Y., Wang, Z., Amyot, L., Tian, L., Xu, Z., Gruber, M.Y., Hannoufa, A. (2015). Ectopic expression of miR156 represses nodulation and causes morphological and developmental changes in Lotus japonicus. Molecular Genetics and Genomics, [online] 290(2), 471-484. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00438-014-0931-4

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  5. Hannoufa, A., Aung, B., Gruber, M.Y., Amyot, L., and Yu, M. (2014). "The miR156 gene regulatory network controls forage yield and other traits in alfalfa.", North American Alfalfa Improvement Conference, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, July 8-10, 2014, Oral presentation.

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  6. Hannoufa, A., Aung, B., Gruber, M.Y., Amyot, L., and Yu, M. (2014). "The miR156-SPL gene network regulates flowering and shoot branching in alfalfa.", 9th IAPB-Canada meeting, Montreal, QC, Canada, May 12-15, 2014, Oral presentation.

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  7. Hannoufa, A., Aung, B., Wang, Y., Amyot, L., Wei, S., and Gruber, M.Y. (2014). "MicroRNA156 regulates yield in Arabidopsis and alfalfa.", Keystone Stone Symposium: RNA Silencing, Seattle WA, USA. (Poster)

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  8. Gruber, M.Y., Hannoufa, A., Aung, B., Wang, Y., Amyot, L., Yu, M., and Wei, S. (2014). "miR156 is a Key to Improving Biomass Yield in Alfalfa.", 2014 Plant and Animal Genomics Conference, San Diego, CA, USA. (Presentation)

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  9. Abdallah, S., Aung, B., Amyot, L., Lachâal, M., Karray Bouraoui, N., and Hannoufa, A. (2014). "Salt stress affects accumulation of flavonoids and carotenoids in Solanum villosum L.", Biology Graduate Research Forum, Western University, London, ON, Canada, September 26, 2014. (Poster)

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  10. Aung, B., Hannoufa, A., Gruber, M.Y., Amyot, L., and Yu, M. (2014). "Ectopic expression of miR156 improves alfalfa yield and quality.", Eastern Regional Meeting of the Canadian Society of Plant Biologists, Guelph, ON, Canada, November 28-29, 2014, Oral presentation.

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  11. Aung, B., Hannoufa, A., Gruber, M.Y., Amyot, L., and Yu, M. (2014). "The miR156-SPL gene regulatory network controls flowering and yield in alfalfa.", 9th IAPB-Canada meeting, Montreal, QC, Canada, May 12-15, 2014, #9. (Poster)

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  12. Omari, K., Aung, B., Gruber, M.Y., Amyot, L., Bertrand, A., and Hannoufa, A. (2014). "Analysis of Cell Wall Residue of Alfalfa Overexpressing miR156.", Biology Graduate Research Forum, Western University, London, ON, Canada, September 26, 2014.

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  13. Aung, A., Gruber, M.Y., Amyot, L., Keyghobadi, N., and Hannoufa, A. (2013). "Functional characterization of microRNA156 in Medicago sativa.", Biology Graduate Students Forum, Western University, London, ON, Canada, October 19, 2013. (Presentation)

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  14. Aung, B., Gruber, M.Y., Amyot, L., Keyghobadi, N., and Hannoufa, A. (2013). "Overexpression of microRNA156 leads to enhanced forage yield in alfalfa.", 2013 Eastern Regional Meeting of the Canadian Society of Plant Biologists, Mississauga, ON, Canada, December 6-7, 2013. (Presentation)

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  15. Wang, Y., Amyot, L., Xu, Z., Tian, L.-N., and Hannoufa, A. (2013). "MicroRNA156 regulates plant development and nodulation in Lotus japonicus.", 2013 Eastern Regional Meeting of the Canadian Society of Plant Biologists, Mississauga, ON, Canada, December 6-7, 2013. (Poster)

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  16. Ben Abdallah, S., Amyot, L., Lachâal, M., Karray Bouraoui, N., and Hannoufa, A. (2013). "Salt stress affects accumulation of flavonoids and carotenoids in Solanum nigrum.", Biology Graduate Students Forum, Western University, London, ON, Canada, October 19, 2013. (Poster)

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  17. Hannoufa, A., Wang, Y., Aung, A., and Amyot, L. (2013). "Unraveling the function of microRNA156 in plants.", The 2013 Canadian Plant Genomics Workshop, Halifax, NS, Canada, August 12-15, 2013. (Presentation)

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  18. Wang, Y., Amyot, L., Xu, Z., Tian, L.-N., and Hannoufa, A. (2012). "Role of two RNA-binding proteins in carotenoid and chlorophyll biosynthesis and stress adaptation.", 8th Canadian Plant Biotechnology Conference, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada, May 14-17, 2012.

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  19. Hannoufa, A., Wang, Y., Gruber, M.Y., Wei, S., and Amyot, L. (2012). "MicroRNA156 regulates secondary metabolism and plant architecture.", 8th International Symposium on Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, Sanoma Valley, CA, USA, October 28-31, 2012.

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  20. Aung, B., Amyot, L., Keyghobadi, N., and Hannoufa, A. (2012). "Characterization and Target Validation of miR156 in Medicago sativa.", Canadian Society of Plant Biologists (CSPB) Eastern Regional Meeting and Plant Development Workshop, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada, November 30- December 1, 2012.

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Research facility

1391 Sandford Street
London, ON N5V 4T3
Canada

Language

English