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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),…

Recognizing Plant Direct author Hannah Schneider

Hannah Schneider, first author of Nodal root diameter and node number in maize (Zea mays L.) interact to influence plant growth under nitrogen stress Current Position: Postdoctoral Scholar, Penn State University Education: Ph.D. from Penn State University Non-scientific Interests: Hiking,…

Recognizing Plant Direct author Shivani Bhatia

Shivani Bhatia, first author of A cellular expression map of epidermal and subepidermal cell layer‐enriched transcription factor genes integrated with the regulatory network in Arabidopsis shoot apical meristem Current Position:  Looking for a suitable position Education:  Ph.D. in Plant Molecular…

Recognizing Plant Direct authors: Shrikaar Kambhampati

Shrikaar Kambhampati co-first author of The soybean (Glycine max L.) cytokinin oxidase/dehydrogenase multigene family; Identification of natural variations for altered cytokinin content and seed yield Current Position: Research Scientist in Dr. Doug Allen’s lab, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center,…

Recognizing Plant Direct authors: Nguyen Ngoc Hai

Nguyen Ngoc Hai co-first author of The soybean (Glycine max L.) cytokinin oxidase/dehydrogenase multigene family; Identification of natural variations for altered cytokinin content and seed yield Current Position: MSc candidate, Environmental and Life Sciences, Trent University Education: BSc Biotechnology,…

Recognizing Plant Direct authors: Jessica Wedow

Jessica Wedow, first author of Age-dependent increase in α-tocopherol and phytosterols in maize leaves exposed to elevated ozone pollution Current Position: Postdoctoral Associate, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Education: Ph.D. in Plant Biology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign;…