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Dr Khalil KANE

Chargé de recherche, Institut sénégalais de recherche agricole (ISRA) / centre d’étude régional pour l’amélioration de l’adaptation à la sécheresse (CERAAS). Depuis avril 2014

Domaine d’expertise

  • Biologie moléculaire
  • Génomique fonctionnelle
  • Stress abiotiques
  • Biochimie

    Cheminement académique
  • PhD en biologie université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) 2013
  • Maîtrise en biologie moléculaire (UQAM) 2006
  • Auxiliaire d’enseignement (UQAM ) 2002 à 2013.
  • Assistant de recherche (UQAM) 2000-2002
  • Baccalauréat (Bsc) en biochimie 2001

Projet de recherche en cours
Sorghum trait development pipeline for improved food and feed value. Projet subventionné par USAID (80 000 $,2014-2018)

Partenaires (organismes, entreprises)
SMIL, Université de Purdue. Université de Kansas


Publications

1. Huner NPA, Dahal K, Kurepin LV, Savitch L, Singh J, Ivanov AG, Kane K, Sarhan F (2014) Potential for increased photosynthetic performance and crop productivity in response to climate change : role of CBFs and gibberellic acid. Front Chem 2:18

2. Keshav Dahal, Sarathi M. Weraduwage, Khalil Kane, Shezad A. Rauf, Evangelos D. Leonardos, Winona Gadapati, Leonid Savitch, Jas Singh, Elizabeth-France Marillia, David C. Taylor, Malgre C. Micallef, Vicki Knowles, William Plaxton, John Barron, Fathey Sarhan, Norman Hüner, Bernard Grodzinski, Barry J. Micallef. 2014 Enhancing biomass production and yield by maintaining enhanced capacity for CO2 uptake in response to elevated CO2. Canadian Journal of Plant Science, 94:1075-1083, 10.4141/cjps2013-151

3. Dahal, K., Kane, K., Sarhan, F., Savitch, L. V., Singh, J., Grodzinski, B., & Hüner, N. P. 15 C-Repeat Transcription Factors as Targets for the Maintenance of Crop Yield under Suboptimal Growth Conditions.
Pessarakli, Mohammad, ed. Handbook of plant and crop physiology. CRC Press, 2014.

4. Khalil Kane, Keshav Dahal, Mohamed Badawi, Mario Houde, Norman P.A. Hüner and Fathey Sarhan. 2013. Long-term growth under elevated CO2 suppresses biotic stress genes in non-acclimated, but not cold-acclimated winter wheat. Plant Cell Physiol. Volume 54 Issue 11, pages 1761-1768

5. Khalil Kane, Amira Moheb, Yukihara Fukushi, René Roy, Norman P.A Hüner, Ragai K. Ibrahim, and Fathey Sarhan. Daphnetin methylation stabilizes the activity of phosphoribulokinase in wheat during cold acclimation. Bioche. 2012. Cell Biol. (90)5 : 657-666.

6. Keshav Dahal, Khalil Kane, Fathey Sarhan, Bernard Grodzinski, Norman PA Hüner
Cold acclimation inhibits CO2-dependent stimulation of photosynthesis in spring wheat and spring rye. 2012. Botany. Volume 90, Number 6.

7. Keshav Dahal, Khalil Kane, Winona Gadapati, Elizabeth Webb, Leonid V. Savitch, Jasbir Singh, Pooja Sharma, Fathey Sarhan, Fred J. Longstaffe, Bernard Grodzinski, Norman P. A. Hüner. 2012. The effects of phenotypic plasticity on photosynthetic performance in winter rye, winter wheat and Brassica napus. Physiologia plantarum. Volume 144, Issue 2, pages 169–188.


Communications

Présentations orales
1-Fourth Greencrop Network annual meeting (December 2009 -Halifax)
Sujet présenté : Effect of cold acclimation, heat stress and CO2 on the accumulation of COR proteins and mRNA of photosynthetic genes in wheat.
2-Third and second Greencrop network annual meeting (December 2008 and 2007 inVancouver and in Ottawa). Sujet présenté : Daphnetin is a potential modulator of
phosphoribulokinase during cold acclimation of wheat.
3- Montreal plant meeting (November 2008) campus Macdonald, University of Mcgill. Sujet présenté : Idem au précédent
4-50th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Plant Physiologists (CSPP) held at the University of Ottawa, Ontario,in June 2008. Sujet présenté : Idem au précédent
5- Multidisciplinary annual meeting in science, technology and development for Africa (April 2008 Montréal). Sujet présenté : Green house gazes and climatic changes.

Distinctions
Member of the Canadian Society of Plant Physiologists (CSPP)

Contact : khalil.kane@ceraas.org