Entries by Suzanne Cholwek

Recognizing Plant Physiology authors: Maria A. Fernandez

Maria A. Fernandez, first author of RBR-type E3 ligases and the Ub-conjugating enzyme UBC26 regulate ABA receptor levels and signaling Current  Position:  PhD candidate (FPU fellowship) in Dr. Pedro Rodriguez´s lab, at the Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular de Plantas (IBMCP-CISC) Education: BSc in Food Science and Technology at the UCAM University (Murcia) and […]

Recognizing Plant Physiology first authors: Liana T. Burghardt

Liana T. Burghardt, co-first author of A ‘Select and Resequence’ approach reveals strain-specific effects of Medicago nodule-specific PLAT-domain genes Current Position: I am a post-doc in the Plant and Microbial Biology department at the University of Minnesota. In Spring 2020, I start my lab as an Assistant Professor at Pennsylvania State University. Education: I received […]

Recognizing Plant Physiology first authors: Diana Trujillo

Diana Trujillo, co-first author of A ‘Select and Resequence’ approach reveals strain-specific effects of Medicago nodule-specific PLAT-domain genes Current Position: Principal Scientist, MNPHARM, Minnesota – USA Education: PhD in Microbial and Plant Biology, University of Minnesota Non-scientific interests: I dabble in several hobbies including gardening, indoor orchid growing, photography, and metalsmithing. Brief Bio: During my […]

Recognizing Plant Direct first authors: Wei Xu

Wei Xu, first author of Genomic analysis reveals rich genetic variation and potential targets of selection during domestication of castor bean from perennial woody tree to annual semi-woody crop Current Position: Associate Professor of plant molecular biology at Kunming Institute of Botany (KIB), Chinese Academy of Science, China (CAS)  Education: 2019-present, associate Professor in KIB, […]

Recognizing Plant Direct first authors: Andre O. Hudson

Andre O. Hudson, co-first author of The Arabidopsis thaliana gene annotated by the locus tag At3g08860 encodes alanine aminotransferase Current Position: Professor/Head-Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences Education: BS, Biology-Virginia Union University, PhD-Plant Biology/Pathology-Rutgers University Non-scientific Interests: Chess, Music (Reggae), Soccer (Brazil, Manchester United), Reading (biographies/autobiographies). Brief bio: I was born on the island […]

Recognizing Plant Physiology authors: Shu-Yi Yang

Shu-Yi Yang, first author of uORF and Phosphate-Regulated Expression of Rice OsNLA1 Controls Phosphate Transport and Reproduction Current Position: Assistant Professor, Institute of Plant Biology, National   Taiwan University Education: PhD, University of Lausanne, Switzerland Non-scientific Interests: novels reading, movies watching, piano playing, and mountain hiking Brief bio: Shu-Yi Yang is Assistant Professor at the Institute […]

Recognizing Plant Physiology authors: André Vidal Meireles

André Vidal Meireles, first author of Ascorbate deficiency does not limit non-photochemical quenching in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii Current Position: Post-doctoral research associate position under Dr. Szilvia Z. Tóth at the Institute of Plant Biology of the Biological Research Centre Szeged (Hungary) Education: PhD in Biological Sciences at the University of Szeged (Hungary), MSc in Bioengineering at […]

Recognizing Plant Physiology first authors: Eleonore Holzwart

Eleonore Holzwart, first author of A mutant allele uncouples the brassinosteroid-dependent and independent functions of BRASSINOSTEROID INSENSITIVE 1 Current Position: Post-Doc, Plant Development, Centre for Organismal Studies, Heidelberg University Education: PhD (2018) in Plant Molecular Biology at Centre for Organismal Studies, Heidelberg University; MSc (2014) in Biochemistry and BSc (2010) at University of Graz Non-scientific […]

Recognizing Plant Cell first authors: Chengsong Zhao

Chengsong Zhao, co-first author of An improved recombineering toolset for plants Current Position: Research Scholar in the Alonso-Stepanova laboratory, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, Program in Genetics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA Education: Ph.D. in Horticulture from Virginia Tech Non-scientific Interests: Driving, traveling, archeology, science fiction and fantasy novels/movies, and astronomy Brief […]