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Rahul Bose: Plant Direct First Author

Rahul Bose, first author of "The rolB -transgenic Nicotiana tabacum plants exhibit upregulated ARF7 and ARF19 gene expression" Education – B.Sc.(First Class, 2010)  with Honours in Microbiology, University of Calcutta , M.Sc. in Genetics (First Class, First postion/Gold Medal, 2012), University…

Fanna Maina: Plant Direct First Author

Fanna Maina, first author of "Genome-wide association studies identify putative pleiotropic locus mediating drought tolerance in sorghum" Current Position: Crop Geneticist/Research Scientist at the National Institute of Agronomic Research of Niger INRAN (Niger Republic) Education: Ph.D. in Agronomy…

Mehmet Kılıç: Plant Direct First Author

Mehmet Kılıç, first author of "Gene expression and organization of thylakoid protein complexes in the PSII-less mutant of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803" Current Position: PhD Student, Department of Life Technologies, University of Turku, Finland. Education: B.S. in Molecular Biology and Genetics,…

Muhammad Numan: Plant Direct First Author

Muhammad Numan, first author of "Analysis of miRNAs responsive to long-term calcium deficiency in tef (Eragrostis tef (Zucc.) Trotter)" Current Position: PhD student at Laboratory of Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Department of Biology, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro,…

Nicholas Gladman: Plant Direct First Author

Nicholas Gladman, first author of "Sorghum Root Epigenetic Landscape During Limiting Phosphorus Conditions" Current Position: Research Plant Molecular Geneticist, USDA-ARS Education: Ph.D. in Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison Non-scientific Interests: Hiking and baking Brief bio: …

Iftikhar Ali: Plant Direct First Author

Iftikhar Ali, first author of "The poly(A) polymerase PAPS1 mediates pollen maturation by regulating sperm cell differentiation in plants" Current Position: Assistant Professor of Botany, University of Swat, Pakistan Education: Ph.D and Postdoc, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology,…

David Burks: Plant Direct First Author

David Burks, first author of "The Arabidopsis gene co-expression network" Current Position: Bioinformatics Scientist I, Ambry Genetics Education: PhD Bioinformatics, University of North Texas; BS Biology, University of North Texas Non-scientific Interests: Hiking, Vinyl Collection, Video Games,…

Kanae Nishii: Plant Direct First Author

Kanae Nishii, first author of "The first genome for the Cape Primrose Streptocarpus rexii (Gesneriaceae), a model plant for studying meristem-driven shoot diversity" Current Position: Laboratory Technician, Research Associate Education: BSc Agriculture (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology),…

Inyoung Kim: Plant Direct First Author

Inyoung Kim, co-first author of "The seed-specific transcription factor DPBF2 modulates the fatty acid composition in seeds" Current Position: Ph.D. student in Prof. Hyun Uk Kim’s Laboratory at the University of Sejong, South Korea Education: MSc in Bioindustry and Bioresource Engineering and…