Rosa Laura López Marqués' doctoral dissertation defence

Rosa Laura Lopez Marques

​​Rosa Laura López Marqués​,​ Associate Professor in the Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, will defend her doctoral thesis on Wednesday 18 January 2023 at 13:00 in order to be awarded the Doctor in Science degree.​

"Plant lipid flippases of the P4 ATPase family"

This thesis deals with the P4 ATPase subfamily of lipid flippases, their role in maintaining membrane properties (impermeability, flexibility) by transporting lipids to the cytosolic membrane leaflet, in vesicular trafficking of solutes and proteins in and out of the cells, and in lipid signaling events that allow the cells to adapt to different environmental conditions.

Opponents at the Defence Ceremony
Professor Poul Nissen, Director, Aarhus University, Denmark, as 1st. opponent

Dr. Juliette Jouhet, Director of research CNRS, IRIG CEA-Grenoble, France, as 2nd opponent.

The chair of the assessement committee is Professor Svend Christensen, Head of Department,

The dissertation is available here. Article reprints or a printed version of the whole dissertation can be directly requested from the author per email (​​​

Anyone who would like to act as an unofficial opponent is welcome to contact the chairperson for the defence.

​You can view the assessement committee's recommendation and the declarations of co-authorship by submitting a written request to the Faculty Secretary: