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2021.05.13: Manuscript "The Sequenced Genomes of Non-Flowering Land Plants Reveal the (R)Evolutionary History of Peptide Signaling" by Chihiro Furumizu has been accepted by The Plant Cell.

2021.04.30: Post-doctoral researcher Nhat My Truong is leaving the Sawa Laboratory. Thank you very much for everything!

2021.04.16: Technical staff Haruyo Nezuya is leaving the Sawa Laboratory. Thank you very much for everything!

2021.04.01: Undergraduate students Saki Gushino, Chihiro Kanzaki, Migiwa Tanaka, Sae Nagano, Masahiro Naoe, Asuka Haraguchi and Naoki Wada are joining the Sawa Laboratory. Welcome!

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