Content about Dinneny Lab

January 25, 2018

Science News magazine has selected José Dinneny, of Carnegie’s Department of Plant Biology, as one of ten young scientists to watch in 2017. The researchers were selected because they are likely to make big discoveries. The investigators are spotlighted in the October 14 edition of Science News available online today at www.sciencenews.org/SN10.

June 15, 2017

Ten pioneering postdoctoral scientists from Latin America will each be awarded two years of funding to conduct research at laboratories and academic institutions in the United States. The 2017 fellows are from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Mexico.

Among the selected fellows is Cesar Cuevas-Velasquez from the Dinneny Lab: 

November 21, 2011

 José Dinneny and 5 members of his lab have moved from the Temasek Lifesciences Laboratory in Singapore to their new home in building 100 of the DPB.  José's  current work is aimed at understanding how plants acclimate to changes in salinity and water levels, two of the most important parameters of soil influencing agricultural productivity.

José Dinneny and 5 members of his lab have moved from the Temasek Lifesciences Laboratory in Singapore to their new home in building 100 of the DPB. José is no stranger to the Bay Area as he received his BS from the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology at UC Berkeley. At UC San Diego, he worked with Detlef Weigel and Martin Yanofsky in the Division of Biological Sciences and the Salk Institute to uncover important pathways controlling the growth and patterning of lateral organs in the shoot.