Julie Law

Associate Professor

Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Laboratory

Julie Law
Salk Institute for Biological Studies - News

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The Salk Institute to receive $12.5 million gift from Hess Corporation to accelerate development of plant-based carbon capture and storage

LA JOLLA—Salk’s Harnessing Plants Initiative (HPI) will receive a $12.5 million gift from Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) to advance two projects to enhance plants’ natural ability to store carbon and …


Salk Institute initiative to receive more than $35 million to fight climate change

LA JOLLA—The Salk Institute’s Harnessing Plants Initiative to combat climate change using plants, led by Professor Joanne Chory, executive director of the Harnessing Plants Initiative, will receive funding of more …


Salk promotes Nicola Allen and Julie Law to associate professor

LA JOLLA—The Salk Institute has promoted Nicola Allen and Julie Law to the rank of associate professor for their notable contributions to neurobiology and plant biology, respectively. The promotions were based …


To repair DNA damage, plants need good contractors

LA JOLLA—When a building is damaged, a general contractor often oversees various subcontractors—framers, electricians, plumbers and drywall hangers—to ensure repairs are done in the correct order and on time.

Similarly, …


Understanding how DNA is selectively tagged with “do not use” marks

LA JOLLA—Not all of your genome needs to be active at any given time. Some regions are prone to hopping around the genome in problematic ways if left unchecked; others …


Salk plant biologist Julie Law named Rita Allen Foundation Scholar

LA JOLLA—Salk Institute plant biologist Julie Law has been named a Rita Allen Foundation Scholar, a distinction given to biomedical scientists whose research holds exceptional promise for advancing the frontiers …


Education

BS, Biochemistry and Biophysics, Oregon State University
PhD, Biochemistry, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Los Angeles


Awards & Honors

  • Rita Allen Scholar Award, 2015
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, National Institutes of Health, 2007
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Summer Fellowship, Oregon State University, 2000