Entries by Linda Palmer

Rahul Bose: Plant Direct First Author

Rahul Bose, first author of “The rolB -transgenic Nicotiana tabacum plants exhibit upregulated ARF7 and ARF19 gene expression” Education – B.Sc.(First Class, 2010)  with Honours in Microbiology, University of Calcutta , M.Sc. in Genetics (First Class, First postion/Gold Medal, 2012), University of Calcutta. Non-Scientific interests –  Reading Detective Fiction,  Chess,  memeologist, animal conservation. Brief Bio : I was awarded CSIR (GOI) predoctoral fellowship in […]

Meina Guo: The Plant Cell First Author

Meina Guo, first author of “Alternative splicing of REGULATOR OF LEAF INCLINATION 1 modulates phosphate starvation signaling and plant growth” Current Position: Postdoctoral/associate researcher in the lab of Prof. Keke Yi, Institute of Agricultural Resources and Regional Planning, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences Education: Ph.D. in College of Life Sciences with Prof. Ping Wu at […]

Sjon Hartman: Plant Physiology First Author

Sjon Hartman, co-first author of “Ethylene augments root hypoxia tolerance via growth cessation and reactive oxygen species amelioration” Current Position: Junior Professor and Group Leader of Plant Environmental Signalling and Development at CIBSS and the University of Freiburg, Germany Education: BSc, MSc, PhD and postdoc at Plant Ecophysiolgy, Utrecht University, the Netherlands, and Rubicon postdoctoral […]

Zeguang Liu: Plant Physiology First Author

Zeguang Liu, co-first author of “Ethylene augments root hypoxia tolerance via growth cessation and reactive oxygen species amelioration” Current Position: Post-doctoral fellow at Vitamins & Environmental Stress Responses in Plants, BIVEG, University of Geneva, Switzerland Education: PhD at Plant Ecophysiology, Utrecht University, the Netherlands. Msc, Bsc at Northwest A&F University, Yangling, China Non-scientific Interests: Football, […]

Mohanned Abdalla: Plant Physiology First Author

Mohanned Abdalla, first author of “Coupled effects of soil drying and salinity on soil-plant hydraulics“ Current positions: Ph.D. candidate in the Chair of Soil Physics, Bayreuth Center of Ecology and Environmental Research (BayCEER), University of Bayreuth, Germany. Lecturer at the Department of Horticulture, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Khartoum, Sudan. Education: BSc. and MSc. in […]

Zhiquan Qiang: Plant Physiology First Author

Zhiquan Qiang, first author of “The transcription factor ZmMYB69 represses lignin biosynthesis by activating ZmMYB31/42 expression in maize” Current Position:  No academic position Education: Ph.D. candidate in China Agricultural University, Beijing, China Non-scientific Interests: Travelling and cooking Brief bio: I was fortunate enough to join Prof. Ying Fu’s lab at China Agricultural University to pursue my Ph.D. […]

Xinhang Zheng: The Plant Cell First Author

Xinhang Zheng, first author of “Ustilaginoidea virens secretes a family of phosphatases that stabilize the negative immune regulator OsMPK6 and suppress plant immunity” Current Position: Ph.D. candidate at China Agricultural University Education: Bachelor’s degree in China Agricultural University Non-scientific Interests: Watching movies, Reading Brief bio: During my undergraduate study at China Agricultural University, I developed […]

Monica Borghi: Plant Physiology First Author

Monica Borghi, first author of “High-energy-level metabolism and transport revealed at the transition from closed to open flowers” Current Position: Assistant Professor, Utah State University, Department of Biology, Logan, UT, USA Education: Ph.D. in Agriculture; Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy Non-scientific Interests: Sport, photography, art Brief bio: I joined USU Biology in August […]

Fanna Maina: Plant Direct First Author

Fanna Maina, first author of “Genome-wide association studies identify putative pleiotropic locus mediating drought tolerance in sorghum” Current Position: Crop Geneticist/Research Scientist at the National Institute of Agronomic Research of Niger INRAN (Niger Republic) Education: Ph.D. in Agronomy (Plant breeding and genetics) Non-scientific Interests: Cooking, Reading, Traveling, Hiking Brief bio: Fanna Maina was born and […]