Yasmin Vasques Berchembrock, co-first author of “Phenotypic and transcriptomic analysis reveals early stress responses in transgenic rice expressing Arabidopsis DREB1a”
Current Position: PhD in Genetic and Plant Breeding
Education: PhD in Genetic and Plant Breeding and MSc in Genetic and Plant Breeding (Federal University of Lavras – Brazil)
Non-scientific Interests: Agriculture in the organic farming system
Brief bio: B. Sc Crop Science (2015) – Federal University of Lavras. Member in Common Bean Breeding Program (2012), starting the researches in breeding plants. Master in Genetics and Plant Breeding at the Federal University of Lavras (2017). Masters thesis with recurrent selection in Urochloa humidicola (Syn. Brachiaria humidicola) in partnership between the university and Embrapa Beef Cattle (MS, Brazil). Doctor in Genetics and Plant Breeding, developing the thesis together with the Upland Rice Breeding Program (MelhorArroz) at the Federal University of Lavras (UFLA). Sandwich PhD in the United States (USA) at University of Arkansas with a focus on biotechnology and genetic engineering with researches about drought tolerance in rice (Oryza sativa) and soybean (Glycine max) (2019-2020).