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Recognizing Plant Physiology first authors: Ryohei Thomas Nakano

Ryohei Thomas Nakano, first author of A Golgi-released subpopulation of the trans-Golgi network mediates protein secretion in Arabidopsis Current Position: Principal Investigator at the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany Education: M.Sc (2009) and D.Sc (2012) in Biological…

Recognizing Plant Physiology first authors: Elio Fantini

Elio Fantini, first author of Pivotal roles of cryptochromes 1a and 2 in tomato development and physiology Current Position: Postdoctoral fellow at ENEA Trisaia, Italy Education: Master’s Degree in Agriculture sciences and technologies, University of Pisa, Italy. PhD in  Molecular, industrial…

Recognizing Plant Physiology first authors: Yang-Er Chen

Yang-Er Chen, first author of The Low Molecular Mass Photosystem II Protein PsbTn is Important for Light Acclimation Current Position: Associate Professor, College of Life Science, Sichuan Agricultural University Education: Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and M.Sc. in Ornamental Plants…

Recognizing Plant Physiology first authors: Amanda A. Cardosa

Amanda A. Cardoso, first author of Hydraulics regulates stomatal responses to changes in leaf water status in Athyrium filix-femina Current Position: Post-Doctoral Research Assistant, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA Education: PhD in Plant Physiology, Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Viçosa,…

100 "First author profiles"!

We recognize the hard work that goes into scientific discovery, and the significant challenges faced by those at the beginning of their research career: low pay, long hours, and job insecurity. And yet, without graduate students and postdocs, science would grind to a virtual halt. As publisher…

Recognizing Plant Physiology first authors: Elisabeth Grund

Elisabeth Grund, first author of Plant NLRs with integrated domains: Unity makes strength Current Position: Postdoctoral researcher at the LIPM, INRA Occitanie-Toulouse, France Education: PhD in Phytopathology (specialization: Fungal genetics) from Claude Bernard University Lyon 1, France; MSc in…

Recognizing Plant Physiology first authors: Anna Newman-Griffis

Anna Newman-Griffis, first author of Medicago LINC complexes function in nuclear morphology, nuclear movement, and root nodule symbiosis Current Position: Teaching Associate, The Ohio State University Center for Life Sciences Education Education: BA, Biology, Carleton College; PhD, Molecular, Cellular,…

Recognizing Plant Physiology first authors: Yu-chi Liu

Yu-chi Liu, first author of A methyltransferase trio essential for phosphatidylcholine biosynthesis and growth Current Position: Technical specialist, Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan Education: BS in Bioengineering, Tatung University, Taiwan. MS in Life…

Recognizing Plant Physiology first authors: Guanxiao Chang

Guanxiao Chang, first author of ABI5-BINDING PROTEIN 2 Coordinates CONSTANS to Delay Flowering by Recruiting the Transcriptional Corepressor TPR2 Current position, Postdoctoral Researcher, Key Laboratory of Plant Stress Biology, State Key Laboratory of Cotton Biology, School of Life Sciences, Henan…