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Recognizing Plant Direct first authors: Tautvydas Shuipys

Tautvydas Shuipys, first author of A Synthetic Peptide Encoded by a Random DNA Sequence Inhibits Discrete Red Light Responses Current Position: PhD Candidate in the Genetics and Genomics Graduate Program at the University of Florida Education: PhD in Genetics and Genomics at the University of Florida…

Recognizing Plant Direct first authors: Maite Olaetxea Indaburu

Maite Olaetxea Indaburu, first author of Root ABA and H+-ATPase are key players in the root- and shoot growth promoting action of humic acids Current Position: Post-doc position in research at University of Navarra, Spain (Environmental Biology Group); part time University Instructor at the Public University…

Recognizing Plant Direct first authors: Anutthaman Parthasarathy

Anutthaman Parthasarathy, first author of The Arabidopsis thaliana gene annotated by the locus tag At3g08860 encodes alanine aminotransferase Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate (Prof. A. O. Hudson), Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences Education: BSc - Chemistry (Madras University,…

Recognizing Plant Direct first authors: Ami N. Saito

Ami N. Sait, first author of  Structure-function study of a novel inhibitor of the Casein Kinase 1 family in Arabidopsis thaliana Current Position: PhD student, Department of Applied Chemistry, Waseda University, Japan Education: B. Eng. in synthetic organic chemistry, Waseda University, Japan Non-scientific…

Recognizing Plant Direct first authors: Anahit Galstyan

Anahit Galstyan, first author of Auxin promotion of seedling growth via ARF5 is dependent on the brassinosteroid-regulated transcription factors BES1 and BEH4 Current Position: Alexander von Humboldt postdoctoral fellow, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany Education:…

Recognizing Plant Direct first authors: Will Hinckley

Will Hinckley, first author of  The HAC1 Histone Acetyltransferase Promotes Leaf Senescence and Regulates the Expression of ERF022 Current Position: Undergraduate Senior in Dr. Judy Brusslan’s Lab at California State University, Long Beach Education: Bachelors in Cellular/Molecular Biology in…

Recognizing Plant Direct first authors: Young Cho

Young Cho, first author of Non-allelic homologous recombination events responsible for copy number variation within an RNA silencing locus Current Position:  Post-doctoral Research Associate, Ort Lab, University of Illinois Education:  PhD, Crop Sciences, University of Illinois Non-scientific…

Recognizing Plant Direct first authors: Devrim Coskun

Devrim Coskun, first author of Si permeability of a deficient Lsi1 aquaporin in tobacco can be enhanced through a conserved-residue substitution Current Position: FRQNT Postdoctoral Fellow, Bélanger Lab, Département de Phytologie, Faculté des Sciences de l’Agriculture et de l’Alimentation (FSAA),…

Recognizing Plant Direct first authors: Xuan Xu

Xuan Xu, co-first author of Cell wall composition and transcriptomics in stem tissues of stinging nettle (Urtica dioica L.): spotlight on a neglected fibre crop Current Position: Postdoctoral researcher at the Environmental Research and Innovation Department, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology,…