Waller Professor of Biology
Molecular biology of plant G-proteins and kinases. Phytohormone regulation of signal transduction and RNA processing. Second messenger regulation of ion channels in plant cells.
Huck Institutes Affiliations
News Articles Featuring Sarah Assmann
Mar 18, 2019
Sarah Assmann appointed editor-in-chief of scientific journal The Plant Cell
Sarah M. Assmann, Waller Professor of Biology at Penn State, has been appointed as the editor-in-chief of the scientific journal The Plant Cell, effective Jan. 1, 2020. The Plant Cell, one of the top research journals in plant biology, was established in 1989 by the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) and celebrates its 30th anniversary this year.
Nov 05, 2018
Hot temperatures can trigger an RNA response in plants
The stress of hotter temperatures may trigger a response in a plant's RNA, or ribonucleic acid -- part of a cell's genetic messaging system -- to help manage this change in its environment, according to a team of Penn State researchers.