Entries by Suzanne Cholwek

Recognizing Plant Cell authors: HuanJun Li

HuanJun Li, co-first author of Grass-Specific EPAD1 Is Essential for Pollen Exine Patterning in Rice Current Position: Ph.D. candidate, Joint International Research Laboratory of Metabolic & Developmental Sciences, State Key Laboratory of Hybrid Rice, School of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China Non-scientific Interests: music, cartoon, Chinese traditional literature Brief bio: […]

Recognizing Plant Cell authors: Yu-Jin Kim

Yu-Jin Kim, co-first author of Grass-Specific EPAD1 Is Essential for Pollen Exine Patterning in Rice Current Position: Professor, Department of Life Science and Environmental Biochemistry, Pusan National University, (South) Korea Education: Ph.D. from Kyung Hee University Non-scientific Interests: reading a novel, traveling, watching a movie Brief bio: During degree, I have worked for ginseng’s secondary metabolism. With […]

Recognizing Plant Physiology authors: John J. Spiekerman

John J. Spiekerman, first author of The halophyte seashore paspalum uses adaxial leaf papillae for sodium sequestration Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Georgia Education: Ph.D. University of Georgia (UGA), Plant Biology; B.S. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), Integrative Biology Non-scientific Interests:running, playing guitar/drums, reading sci-fi Brief bio: I became fascinated with plant […]

Recognizing Plant Cell authors: Ronghuan Ji

Ronghuan Ji, co-first author of Soybean Dicer-Like 2 Regulates Seed Coat Color via Production of Primary 22-nt Small Interfering RNAs from Long Inverted Repeats Current Position: Research assistant in Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences Education: Ph.D degree in 2020, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences Non-scientific Interests: movies, travel, basketball Brief Bio: I enrolled as a […]

Recognizing Plant Cell authors: Jinbu Jia

Jinbu Jia, co-first author of Soybean Dicer-Like 2 Regulates Seed Coat Color via Production of Primary 22-nt Small Interfering RNAs from Long Inverted Repeats Current Position: Research Assistant Professor at School of Life Sciences, Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen 518055, China Education: PhD from Northwest A&F University, Yangling, China Non-scientific Interests: swimming, travelling, […]

Recognizing Plant Direct authors: Lester Botoman

Lester Botoman, first author of Increasing zinc concentration in maize grown under contrasting soil types in Malawi through agronomic biofortification: Trial protocol for a field experiment to detect small effect sizes Current Position: PhD student, Crop and Soil Sciences Department, Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) Education: MSc. Soil Science, Ehime University, Japan; […]

Recognizing Plant Cell authors: Laura Klasek

Laura Klasek, first author of Chloroplast chaperonin-mediated targeting of a thylakoid membrane protein Current Position: Research Scientist I, Elemental Enzymes Education: PhD in Plant Biology from UC Davis (Inoue and Theg labs), BA in Biology and English with a creative writing focus from Hendrix College Non-scientific Interests: writing, reading, watching television with good friends Brief […]

Recognizing Plant Physiology authors: Nikita Bhatnagar

Nikita Bhatnagar, first author of Heterotrimeric G-protein interactions are conserved despite regulatory element loss in some plants Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate at Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Education: Ph. D. in Plant Biotechnology, Kyung Hee University, South Korea Non-scientific Interests: hiking, travelling, photography Brief bio: I got a Ph. D. degree in Plant Biotechnology working with […]

Recognizing Plant Cell authors: Jie Zhang

Jie Zhang, co-first author of Regulation of Aluminum Resistance in Arabidopsis Involves the SUMOylation of the Zinc Finger Transcription Factor STOP1 Current Position: Postdoc in VIB-UGent Center for Plant Systems Biology Education: PhD in School of Life Science, Sun Yat-sen University Non-scientific Interests: traveling, table tennis and birdwatching Brief bio: In 2010, I started my […]