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Meng-Rong Chuang: Plant Direct First Author

Meng-Rong Chuang, first author of "Chloroplast import of an intermembrane space protein is facilitated by translocon components Toc75 and Tic236" Current Position: Research Assistant at Department of Food Science and Biotechnology of National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan Education: MS in Institute of…

Linkan Dash: Plant Direct First Author

Linkan Dash, first author of "slim shady is a novel allele of PHYTOCHROME B present in the T-DNA line SALK_015201" Current Position: PhD student of Dr. Dior Kelley, Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology, Iowa State University Education: Masters and Bachelors in Biology (National…

Mohit Kumar Swarnkar: Plant Direct First Author

Mohit Kumar Swarnkar, first author of "Prickle morphogenesis in rose is coupled with secondary metabolite accumulation and governed by canonical MBW transcriptional complex" Current Position: Ph.D. Candidate (GNDU, Amritsar) and Senior Technical Officer, Division of Biotechnology, CSIR-Institute of…

Shuxiao Zhang: Plant Direct First Author

Shuxiao (Susan) Zhang, first author of Root vacuolar sequestration and suberization are prominent responses of Pistacia spp. rootstocks during salinity stress Current Position: PhD student in the Plant Biology Graduate Program at University of California Davis Education: BS in plant biology,…

Recognizing Plant Direct first author Liza Esther Alexander

Dr. Liza Esther Alexander, first author of High spatial resolution imaging of the dynamics of cuticular lipid deposition during Arabidopsis flower development   Current Position: Associate Scientist I, Kemin Industries Inc, Des Moines, Iowa Education: Ph.D. in Molecular, Cellular, and…

Recognizing Plant Direct author Joanna Friesner

Joanna Friesner, first author of Broadening the impact of plant science through innovative, integrative and inclusive outreach Current Position: Executive Director, North American Arabidopsis Steering Committee (NAASC) Education: PhD in Genetics, University of California, Davis Non-scientific…

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…

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)…

Recognizing Plant Direct author Cui Wu

Cui Wu, first author of Gender Discrimination of Populus tomentosa Barks by HPLC Fingerprint Combined with Multivariate Statistics Current Position: Doctor candidate, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences Education: B.S. (2015), Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine; M Med (2018),…