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Recognizing Plant Direct authors: Aashima Khosla

Aashima Khosla, first author of A series of dual-reporter vectors for ratiometric analysis of protein abundance in plants Current Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside, USA Education: PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular…

Recognizing Plant Direct authors: Natasha Navet

Natasha Navet, first author of Efficient targeted mutagenesis in allotetraploid sweet basil by CRISPR/Cas9 Current Position: Postdoctoral Researcher at the Oregon State University, Corvallis-OR, USA Education: Ph.D. in Tropical Plant Pathology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA. M.Sc. in…

Recognizing Plant Direct authors: Amy Klocko

Amy Klocko, first author of RNAi of AGAMOUS genes in sweetgum alters reproductive organ identity and decreases fruit persistence Current Position: Assistant Professor of Plant Genetics, Department of Biology, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA Education: Bachelors…

Recognizing Plant Direct authors: Kaori Yoneyama

Kaori Yoneyama, first author of Hydroxyl carlactone derivatives are predominant strigolactones in Arabidopsis Current Position: Assistant Professor, Ehime University Education: BS & MS, Utsunomiya University; PhD, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology Non-scientific Interests: watching children,…

Recognizing Plant Direct authors: Craig Schenck

Craig Schenck, first author of Role of Cytosolic, Tyrosine-Insensitive Prephenate Dehydrogenase in Medicago truncatula Current Position: NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellow Education: B.S. Plant Biology, Ohio, University; M.S. Molecular Biology, Ohio, University; Ph.D. Botany, University of Wisconsin-Madison Non-scientific…

Recognizing Plant Direct authors: Wei Hu

Wei Hu, first author of Regulation of monocot and dicot plant development with constitutively active alleles of phytochrome B Current Position: Assistant project scientist at Prof. J. Clark Lagarias’ Laboratory, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California Davis, USA Education:  PhD,…

Recognizing Plant Direct authors: Deborah Petrik

Deborah Petrik, first author of BdGT43B2 functions in xylan biosynthesis and is essential for seedling survival in Brachypodium distachyon Current Position: Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN Education: PhD in Biological Sciences, Illinois State University, 2015 M.S.…

Recognizing Plant Direct authors: Yinghui Li

Yinghui Li, first author of Exogenous sodium diethyldithiocarbamate, a Jasmonic acid biosynthesis inhibitor, induced resistance to powdery mildew in wheat Current Position: post-doctoral researcher Education:  PhD and Master, College of Agriculture, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China Non-scientific…

Recognizing Plant Direct authors: Jon Cody

Jon Cody, first author of Site-Specific Recombinase Genome Engineering Toolkit in Maize Current Position: Postdoctoral Associate, University of Minnesota Education:  PhD, Division of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri – Columbia Non-scientific Interests: skateboarding, PC gaming and…