The Gunawardena Lab is a plant cell biology laboratory located in the Life Science Centre at Dalhousie University.  Our main area of research concentrates on plant developmental programmed cell death in the Madagascar lace plant, Aponogeton madagascariensis.

October 2021

Lab members

Front row (left to right): Arunika Gunawardena and Nathan Rowarth

Second row (left to right): Cassandra Hirte and Shanukie Embuldeniya

Last row (left to right): Kestral Adams Unger, Sophie Tattrie, and Kate Love

Sohiba Khayol Muhammad (not in the photo)

 

Media coverage

Dal News

Celebrating young science stars (2019)

https://www.dal.ca/news/2019/06/13/celebrating-young-science-stars.html

Linking Dal expertise and community teachers (2018)

https://www.dal.ca/news/2018/10/01/linking-dal-expertise-and-community-teachers.html

Exploring the sciences with the Atlantic Science Links Association (2017)

https://www.dal.ca/news/2017/11/16/exploring-the-sciences-with-the-atlantic-science-links-associati.html

Dalhousie researchers secure over $8 million to further discoveries (2017)

https://www.dal.ca/news/2017/09/08/dalhousie-researchers-snag-over--8-million-to-further-discoverie.html

Discovering a new passion in plants (2017)

https://www.dal.ca/faculty/science/news-events/news/2017/10/03/discovering_a_new_passion_in_plants.html

Nature Plants

https://www.nature.com/articles/nplants201768

 

Faculty of Science News

http://www.dal.ca/faculty/science/news-events/news/newsletter/2016_05_30__2016_06_03.html

https://www.instagram.com/p/BGCNqzWkUcB/

https://www.instagram.com/p/BGKOlohEUeI

AoB Blog

http://aobblog.com/2015/07/opening-a-window-on-plant-cell-death/

The press release:

http://www.biomedcentral.com/presscenter/pressreleases/20120725

http://blogs.openaccesscentral.com/blogs/bmcseriesblog/entry/cell_death_on_celluloid

A video up on YouTube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ns-x8xtFP58&feature=player_embedded

Dal news

http://www.dal.ca/news/2012/11/26/watching-lace-unravel--cell-by-cell.html

CBC news

20 November 2012 at 5 pm – A story on the lace plant research findings

 

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