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, walking, and eating something nice

Brief bio: Kaori is an Assistant Professor at Ehime University in bio-organic chemistry. She has been interested in the biosynthesis of strigolactones and its regulation in plants.