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Raed Ahmad Al Saharin: Plant Direct First Author

Raed Ahmad Al Saharin, first author of "Using CRL3BPM E3 ligase substrate recognition sites as tools to impact plant development and stress tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana" Current Position: Assistant Professor (Tafila Technical University) Education: PhD of Molecular Plant Sciences/ Washington State…

Xiangyan Feng: Plant Direct First Author

Xiangyan Feng, first author of "The limiting effect of genome size on xylem vessel diameter is shifted by environmental pressures in seed plants" Current Position: PhD at Northwest Institute of Eco-Environment and Resources, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China Education: My research field is Plant…

Santos Barrera Lemus: Plant Direct First Author

Santos Barrera Lemus, first author of "Large genomic introgression blocks of Phaseolus parvifolius Freytag bean into the common bean enhance the crossability between tepary and common beans" Current Position: Biotech Research Manager at Plant Sciences Inc. Education: Ph.D. in Agronomy and Horticulture,…

Brian St. Aubin: Plant Direct First Author

Brian St. Aubin, first author of “Regulatory dynamics distinguishing desiccation tolerance strategies within resurrection grasses” Current Position: Computational Biologist, Pairwise Education: PhD in the lab of Prof. Gregg Howe (Michigan State University), B.S. in Genetics and Plant Biology…

Priscila Zonzini Ramos: Plant Direct First Author

Priscila Zonzini Ramos, co-first author of "An open source plant kinase chemogenomics set" Current Position: Research Scientist at the Center for Medicinal Chemistry (Brazil) Education: Ph.D. in Genetics and Molecular Biology at the University of Campinas (Brazil) Non-scientific Interests: Traveling,…

Maria Florencia Ercoli: Plant Direct First Author

Maria Florencia Ercoli, co-first author of  "An open source plant kinase chemogenomics set" Current Position: Postdoctoral Scholar Education: Ph.D. in Biological Sciences and a B.Sc. in Biotechnology from the National University of Rosario, Argentina Non-scientific Interests: Camping, cooking,…

Rashmi Jain: Plant Direct First Author

Rashmi Jain, co-first author of "An open source plant kinase chemogenomics set" Current Position: Associate Specialist Education: Master’s in Bioinformatics Non-scientific Interests: Hiking, cooking, gardening Brief bio: I am an Associate Specialist at UC Davis from New Delhi, India. While…

Alexis Brun: Plant Direct First Author

Alexis Brun, first author of "MCO1 and MCO3, two putative ascorbate oxidases with ferroxidase activity, new candidates for the regulation of apoplastic iron excess in Arabidopsis" Current Position : Searching for a Post-doctoral position Education : PhD in Plant functional and molecular biology…

Lester Botoman: Plant Direct First Author

Lester Botoman, first author of "Agronomic biofortification increases grain zinc concentration of maize grown under contrasting soil types in Malawi" Current Position: PhD student, Crop and Soil Sciences Department, Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) Education: MSc.…