Gerrit Beemster Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Belgium
1 protocol

Tom Beeckman Department of Plant Systems Biology, VIB, Belgium
1 protocol

Kris Vissenberg Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Belgium
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Shweta Kalve University of Saskatchewan
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Kumud Saini
  • Department of Biology, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Research focus
  • Plant science
  • 1 Author merit


M.S. in Plant Biology and Biotechnology, University of Hyderabad, Central university, India

Current position

Ph.D. student, Lab of Plant Growth and Development, University of Antwerp (05/2012 to present)


  1. Kalve, S., Saini, K., Vissenberg, K., Beeckman, T. and Beemster, G. T. (2015). Transverse sectioning of Arabidopsis thaliana leaves using resin embedding. Bio-protocol 5(18): e1592.
  2. Markakis, M. N., Boron, A. K., Van Loock, B., Saini, K., Cirera, S., Verbelen, J. P. and Vissenberg, K. (2013). Characterization of a small auxin-up RNA (SAUR)-like gene involved in Arabidopsis thaliana development. PLoS One 8(11): e82596.
1 Protocol published
Authors:  Shweta Kalve, Kumud Saini, Kris Vissenberg, Tom Beeckman and Gerrit T. S. Beemster, date: 09/20/2015, view: 11351, Q&A: 0
The leaf is the major functional part of the shoot performing the bulk of photosynthetic activity. Its development is relatively plastic allowing the plant to adapt to environmental changes by modifying leaf size and anatomy. Moreover, a leaf is ...
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