University of California, Riverside
Dr. Cutler was born in Canada and graduated from the University of Toronto with degrees in anthropology (B.A.) and botany (M.S.), and from Stanford University in biological sciences (Ph.D.). After brief postdoctoral studies at the Scripps Research Institute, Dr. Cutler became an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto and subsequently moved to UC-Riverside in 2006, and is currently a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Botany and Plant Sciences. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a member of the National Academy of Sciences. His research focuses on understanding and manipulating plant responses to drought. His laboratory uses a combination of chemical, biochemical, and genetic approaches to dissect the mechanism of action of ABA, a central regulator of plant stress responses.
Thursday, July 30, 2020
3:45 PM – 4:00 PM EDT