Entries by Linda Palmer

Recognizing The Plant Cell author Kirk Amundson

Kirk Amundson, first author of Rare instances of haploid inducer DNA in potato dihaploids and ploidy-dependent genome instability Current Position: Ph.D. Candidate, University of California Davis, Davis CA USA Education: B.S. in Biochemistry, University of Minnesota Non-scientific interests: Skiing, brewing beer, hiking, and occasionally, singing. Brief bio: I completed my B.S. in biochemistry at the […]

Recognizing Plant Physiology author Lu-Shen Li

Lu-Shen Li, first author of Calmodulin-Binding Protein 60b is a central transcriptional activator of immunity Current Position: PhD candidate in Prof. Yan Zhang’s lab at Shandong Agricultural University, Shandong, China Education: BS in College of Life Sciences, Shandong Agricultural University, Shandong, China; doctoral candidate at Shandong Agricultural University Non-scientific Interests: listening to classic music, reading […]

Recognizing The Plant Cell author Carmen Martín-Pizarro

Carmen Martín-Pizarro, first author of The NAC transcription factor FaRIF controls fruit ripening in strawberry Current position: Postdoc at the Institute for Mediterranean and Subtropical Horticulture (IHSM – UMA – CSIC) Education: BSc in Biological Science and PhD in Molecular Biology (University of Málaga – UMA) Non-scientific Interests: I love travelling and going to the […]

Recognizing Plant Physiology author Paula Henarejos-Escudero

Paula Henarejos-Escudero, first author of A dopamine-based biosynthetic pathway produces decarboxylated betalains in Chenopodium quinoa Current Position: PhD Student in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Murcia Education: Biotechnology degree, Master degree in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. Non-scientific Interests: Nature. Brief bio: Paula joined the Biochemistry and Enzyme Biotechnology group in 2016 with a collaboration […]

Recognizing Plant Physiology author Thomas D Alcock

Thomas D Alcock, first author of Magnesium and calcium over-accumulate in the leaves of a schengen3 mutant of Brassica rapa Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher, Crop Physiology, School of Life Sciences, Technical University of Munich, Germany Education: PhD in plant nutrition at University of Nottingham, United Kingdom Non-scientific Interests: Playing music, hiking in the mountains, exploring […]

Recognizing Plant Direct author Antoni Sanchez-Ortiz

Antoni Sanchez-Ortiz first author of Water stress assessment on grapevines by using classification and regression trees Current Position: Professor and Winemaker Education: Degree in Chemistry, Degree in Enology, MS in Human Nutrition and Metabolism Non-scientific Interests: Bonsai and Forest Bathing Brief bio: I was born in December 4th, 1978 in the Spain’s Pyrenees. After my previous […]

Recognizing The Plant Cell author Shajahan Anver

Shajahan Anver, co-first author of Gene expression evolution in pattern-triggered immunity within Arabidopsis thaliana and across Brassicaceae species Current Position: Research Associate, Department of Genetics Evolution and Environment & UCL Institute of Healthy Ageing, University College London Education:   BSc (University of Peradeniya), MS & PhD (University of California Davis) Non-scientific Interests:  Reading history and sci-fi, Museum […]

Recognizing Plant Physiology author Lennart Verbraeken

Lennart Verbraeken, first author of Drought affects the growth rate and duration of maize organs but not the inter-organ coordination of growth Current Position: Predoctoral fellow at the VIB-UGent Center for Plant Systems Biology. Education: M.Sc. in Bioscience Engineering: Agricultural sciences at Ghent University, Belgium. Non-scientific interests: Train travel, hiking, home brewing, languages Brief bio: […]

Recognizing Plant Direct author Matthew Wilson

Matthew Wilson, first author of Ploidy influences wheat mesophyll cell geometry, packing and leaf function Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield Education: BSc (Biology) from the University of Durham, UK; MSc (Crop Improvement) from the University of Nottingham, UK; PhD from the University of Sheffield, UK Non-scientific Interests: […]