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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,…

Recognizing Plant Direct first authors: Kaisa Kajala

Kaisa Kajala, first author of Real‐time whole‐plant dynamics of heavy metal transport in Arabidopsis halleri and Arabidopsis thaliana by gamma‐ray imaging Current Position: Assistant Professor, Plant Ecophysiology, Utrecht University Education: University of Cambridge (BA, MA, PhD), postdoctoral…

Recognizing Plant Direct first authors: Anna Schulten

Anna Schulten, first author of Do Arabidopsis Squamosa promoter binding Protein-Like genes act together in plant acclimation to copper or zinc deficiency? Current position: PhD student in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Physiology of Plants (Ruhr University Bochum, Germany) Education: BSc…

Recognizing Plant Direct first authors: Dhirodatta Senapati

Dhirodatta Senapati, first author of COP1 Regulates the Stability of CAM7 to Promote Photomorphogenic Growth Current Position: Postdoctoral fellow in Department of Cancer Biology, Cleveland Clinic, United States of America Education: Ph.D. in Biotechnology from National Institute of Technology…

Recognizing Plant Direct first authors: Bhuvan Pathak

Bhuvan Pathak, co-first author of Heat-shock inducible CRISPR/Cas9 system generates heritable mutations in rice Current Position: Senior Graduate Assistant Education: PhD candidate, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, USA; MS Agronomy (2010) University of Florida, Gainesville; MS in Biotechnology…

Recognizing Plant Direct first authors: Soumen Nandy

Soumen Nandy, co-first author of Heat-shock inducible CRISPR/Cas9 system generates heritable mutations in rice Current Position: Program Associate Education: PhD, Department Of Botany, University Of Delhi, India Non-scientific Interests: Reading, Music, Gardening and avid listener of NPR radio Brief…

Recognizing Plant Direct first authors: Sumio Iwai

Sumio Iwai, first author of Guard cell photosynthesis is crucial in abscisic acid-induced stomatal closure Current Position: Professor Emeritus, Kagoshima University, Japan Education: Ph.D. in Plant Nutrition, Agricultural Chemistry, Kyusyu University, Japan Non-scientific Interests: Baseball,…

Recognizing Plant Direct first authors: Anna Katherine Block

Anna Katherine Block, first author of Specialized naphthoquinones present in Impatiens glandulifera extra-floral nectaries inhibit the growth of fungal nectar microbes Current Position: Research Molecular Biologist, Chemistry Research Unit at the Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology…