Alumni of the Department

Guest Professors of the department

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Prof. Carlos E. Balaré

Senior Research Scientist

The Environmental Photobiology Laboratory, Instituto de investigaciones ficiológicas (IFEVA), Instituto de la Facultad de Agronomía

email: ballare [ AT ] ifeva [ DOT ] edu [ DOT ] ar, See more about Carlos E. Balaré

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Prof. Gregg Howe

Michigan State University, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Plant Research Laboratory

email: Howeg [ AT ] msu [DOT] edu, See more about Gregg Howe

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Prof. Inderjit Singh

University of Delhi, Director, Centre for Environmental Management of Degraded Ecosystems (CEMDE)

email: inderjitdu [ AT ] gmail [DOT] com, See more about Inderjit

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Prof. Georg Jander

Boyce Thompson Institute, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA

email: gj32 [ AT ] cornell [DOT] edu, See more about Georg Jander

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Prof. Cris Kuhlemeyer

University of Bern, Institute of Plant Sciences, Bern, Switzerland

email: cris [DOT] kuhlemeier [ AT ] ips [ DOT ] unibe [ DOT ] ch, See more about Cris Kuhlemeyer

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Prof. Chung Mo Park

Seoul National University, Faculty of Chemistry

email: cmpark [ AT ] snu [ ET ] ac [ ET ] kr, See more about Chung Mo Park

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Prof. Robert C. Schuurink

Universiteit van Amsterdam,Faculteit der Natuurwetenschappen, Wiskunde en Informatica

email: R [DOT] C [DOT] Schuurink [ AT ] uva [DOT] nl, See more about Robert L. Schuurink

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Postdoctoral Associates and PhD students of the department

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Carla Arce

PhD Student

Brazil

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Dr. Robert Aerts

Max Planck Institute Luxemburg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law

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Dr. Kanchan Anand

See more about Kanchan Anand

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Dr. Silke Allmann

Postdoctoral Associate

Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences

Department of Plant Physiology, The Netherlands

email: S [DOT] Allmann [ AT ] uva [DOT] nl,   See more about Dr. Silke Allmann

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Dr. Romy Becker

PhD student

Technische Universität Berlin, Fakultät III - Prozesswissenschaften

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Dr. Beatrice  Berger

Postdoctoral Associate

Leibniz Institut für Gemüse und Zierpflanzenbau, Abteilung Pflanzenernährung, Germany

email: berger [DOT] beatrice [ AT ] igzev [ DOT ] de,  See more about Dr. Beatrice Berger

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Dr. Oz  Barazani    

Researcher

Agricultural Research Organization, Volcani Center, The Institute of Plant Sciences, Israel

email: barazani [ AT ] agri [ DOT ] gov [ DOT ] il, See more about Dr. Oz Barazani

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Dr. Tohir Ahmadovich Bozorov 

Senior Scientist

Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences, Institute of Genetics and Plant Experimental Biology, Uzbekistan

email: tohirbozorov [ AT ] gmail [ ET ] com, See more about Tohir Bozorov

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Diplombiologe Ben Bubner

Thünen Institut, Bundesforschungsinstitut für Ländliche Räume, Wald, und Fischerei, Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter im Projekt "Weidenzüchtung", Germany

See more about Ben Bubner

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Heidi Dalton

PhD Student

Monash University, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Monash University Wellington Road

email: heidi [ ET ] dalton [ AT ] monash [ ET ] edu

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Dr. Truong Song Dinh

Assistant Director

Department of Molecular Biology and Microorganism Technology, Institute of Agrobiology, Hanoi University of Agriculture, Vietnam

email: dinhtruongson77 [ AT ] yahoo [ DOT ] com,   See more about Dr. Dinh Truong Son

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Dr. Matthias Erb

Full Professor

University of Bern, Institute of Plant Sciences, Biotic Interactions

email: matthias [ ET ] erb [ AT ] ips [ ET ] unibe [ ET ] ch

See more about Matthias Erb

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Thomas Fabisch

PhD Student

Max-Planck-Institute for Chemical Ecology, Department of Biochemistry

email: tfabisch [ A ] ice [ ET ] mpg [ ET ] de

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Dr. Abigail Ferrieri

William R. Wiley Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow

Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Mass Spectrometry Group

Washington, DC 20585

email: Abigail [ ET ] ferrieri [ AT ] pnnl [ ET ] gov

See more about Abigail Ferrieri

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Florent Figon

PhD Student

Master BioSciences, Département de Biologie, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, BP 7000 69342 Lyon Cedex 07 - FRANCE

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Christine Fischer

PhD Student

Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

email: cfisch [ AT ] bgc-jena [ DOT ] mpg [ DOT ] de, See more about Christine Fischer

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Dr. Ivan Galis

Full Professor

Institute of Plant Science and Resources, Okayama University, Japan,

email: igalis [ AT ] rib [DOT] okayama-u [DOT] ac [DOT] jp, See his web site

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Dr. Emmanuel Gaquerel

Independent Research Group Leader

Centre for Organismal Studies, Heidelberg, Germany

email: emmanuel [ DOT ] gaquerel [ AT ] cos [ DOT ] uni-heidelberg [ DOT ] de, See his web site

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Ashok Giri, PhD

Faculty Member, Sr. Scientist

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research- -CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, Maharashatra India

email: ap [ ET ] giri [ AT ] ncl [ ET ] res [ ET ] in

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Dr. Grit Glawe

Researcher in Entomology

Rijk Zwaan Zaadteelt en Zaadhandel B.V., De Lier, Netherlands

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Dr. Paola Gilardoni

EMBO Postdoctoral Fellowship

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Geneva Area, Switzerland

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Dr. Rayko Halitschke

Research Associate

Justus-Liebig University Gießen, Institute of Phytopathology and Applied Zoology

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Dr. Markus Hartl

Head of Mass Spectrometry

Max F. Perutz Laboratories, University of Vienna, Austria

Email:markus [ DOT ] hartl [ AT ] univie [DOT] ac [DOT] at, See his web site

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Dr. Andrew Heidel

Postdoctoral Associate

Leibniz-Institut für Altersforschung - Fritz Lippmann-Institut, Germany

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Dr. Matthias Held

NCCR Plant Survival deputy coordinator, Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland

email: matthias [ DOT ] held [ AT ] unine [ DOT ] ch, See his web site

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Dr. Nicolas Heinzel

Postdoctoral Associate

Leibniz Institut für Pflanzengenetik und Kulturpflanzenforschung, Abt. Heterosis, Germany

email: heinzel [ AT ] ipk-gatersleben [ DOT ] de, See more about Dr. Nicolas Heinzel

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Dr. Christian Hettenhausen

Postdoctoral Associate

Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

email: hettenhausen [ AT ] mail [ DOT ] kib [ DOT ] ac [ DOT ] cn,  See more about Dr. Christian Hettenhausen

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Prof. Dr. Mereijn Kant

Associate Professor at University of Amsterdam

Faculty of Science – Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, The Netherlands

email: M [DOT] Kant [ AT ] uva [DOT] nl, see his web site: web site

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Dr. Hoang Hoa Long 

Postdoctoral Associate

Institute of Agricultural Genetics, Pham Van Dong, Tu liem, Hanoi, Vietnam

email: hoanghoalong [ AT ] gmail [ DOT ] com, See more about this institute here

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Jeanine Louwerse

Scientist

Enza zaden (Cellbiology), Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Dr. Amir Reza Jassbi

Senior Scientist

Shiraz University of Medical Science, Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry Research Centre, Iran

See more here

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Dr. Jin-Ho Kang

Visiting Research Associate from South Korea

Molecular Plant Science, Michigan State University

email: kangjh [ AT ] msu [ DOT ] edu

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Dr. Harleen Kaur

Postdoctoral Associate

University of Alberta, Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science

email: harleen1 [ AT ] ualberta [ ET ] ca

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Dr. Markku Keinänen

Postdoctoral Associate

Division of Plant Biology, Department of Biosciences, University of Helsinki

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Dr. André Kessler

Assistant Professor

Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, USA

email: ak357 [ AT ] cornell [DOT] edu, See more about André Kessler

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Silvia Kost, née Schmidt

Postdoctoral Associate

Max-Planck-Institute for Chemical Ecology, Department of Entomology

email: skost [ A ] ice [ ET ] mpg [ ET ] de

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Evelyn Körner

PhD Student (project funded from Earth and Life System Alliance)

John Innes Center, Norwich, United Kingdom

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Dr. Hemlata Kotkar

National Chemical Laboratory, Department of Biochemical Sciences

email: hemakotkar [ AT ] gmail [ ET ] com

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Dr. Sang-Gyu Kim

Plant Team Leader, Center for Genome Engineering Institute for Basic Science, Daejeon, Kore

email: sgkim [ AT ] ibs [DOT] re [DOT] kr

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Dr. Bernd  Krock

Alfred-Wegener-Institut für Polar- und Meeresforschung, Fachbereich: Biowissenschaften, Germany

email: Bernd [ DOT ] Krock [ AT ] awi [DOT] de, See more about Bernd Krock

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Dr. Pavan Kumar

Postdoctoral Associate

Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Ithaca, NY, USA

email: fp248 [ AT ] cornell [ ET ] edu, See more about Pavan Kumar

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Zu-Gang Li

Professor at College of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Zhejiang University of Technology,Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

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Dirk Link

FSU Jena, Institut für Geologie, Lehrstuhl für Hydrogeologie

email: d [ DOT ] link [ AT ] uni-jena [ DOT ] de See more about Dirk Link

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Cornelia Linse

Coworker at NAJU ( Naturschutzjugend) Jena

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Prof. Yonggen Lou

Full Professor at Zhejiang University, Institute of Insect Sciences, Hangzhou, China

email: yglou [ AT ] zju [ DOT ] edu [ DOT ] cn, More about Younggen Lou

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Dr. Stefan Meldau

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, KWS Saat AG, Einbeck, Germany

email: Stefan [ DOT ] Meldau [ AT ] kws [ DOT ] com

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Dr. Dorothea Meldau

Trainee at WBS TRAINING AG, German

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Maja Miloradovic van Doorn

PhD student

BIPOP Institute of Biochemical Plant Pathology, Helmoltz Zentrum München, German Research Center for Environmental Health

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Dr. Sirsha Mitra

Postdoctoral Associate, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Biochemistry Department

email: smitra [ AT ] ice [ DOT ] mpg [ DOT ] de

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Dr. Omprakash Mittapalli

Postdoctoral Associate

The Ohio-State-University, Department of Entomology, USA

email: mittapalli [ DOT ] 1 [ AT ] osu [ DOT ] edu

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Ali Nawaz

PhD Student

Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research - UFZ, Department of Soil Ecology

email: c [ DOT ] linse [ AT ] gmx [ DOT ] de

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Dr. Navaporn Onkokesung

Postdoctoral Associate at Wageningen University, Department of Entomology, The Netherlands

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Dr. Sagar Pandit

Postdoctoral Associate, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Biochemistry Department

email: spandit [ AT ] ice [ DOT ] mpg [ DOT ] de

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Dr. Shree Pandey

Assistant Professor at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER K) - Kolkata, India

email: shreeppandey [ AT ] gmail [ DOT ] com, See his web site

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Dr. Anja Paschold

Postdoctoral Associate at Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universität Bonn

Institut für Nutzpflanzenwissenschaften und Ressoursenschutz, Germany

email: paschold [ AT ] uni-bonn [ DOT ] de

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Nina Alejandro Perez

PhD Student Radboud-Universität Nijmegen

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Dr. Elisabeth Pohlon

Justus Liebig Universität, IFZ - Abteilung Tierökologie

email: elisabeth [ DOT ] pohlon [ AT ] allzool [ DOT ] bio [ DOT ] uni-giessen [ DOT ] de

See more about Elisabeth Pohlon

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Dr. Catherine A. Preston

USDA-APHIS Biotechnology Regulatory Services

Catherine [ DOT ] a [ DOT ] preston[ AT ] aphis [ DOT ] usda [ DOT ] gov

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Channabasavangowda Rayapuram

Director of Research

Novozymes, Bangalore, India

email: cbgowd [ AT ] yahoo [ ET ] com

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Dr. Amy Roda

Acting Director

U.S. Department of Agriculture, APHIS, Plant Protection & Quarantine, Center for Plant Health Science & Technology

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Rajarajan Ramakrishnan

Research assistant at FSU Jena, Germany

email: rajarajan [ ET ] bio [ AT ] gmail [ ET ] com

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Dr. Nan Qu

Universität Rostock, Institut für Biowissenschaften, Abteilung Pflanzenphysiologie, Germany

email: nan [ DOT ] qu [ AT ] uni-rostock [ DOT ] de

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Dr. Dominik Schmidt

Account Manager

QIAGEN GmbH, Germany

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Dr. Silvia Schmidt

Postdoctoral Associate

Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Department of Entomology,  Germany

email: s [ DOT ]schmidt [ AT ] ice [ DOT ] mpg [ DOT ] de

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Dr. Stefan Schuck

Postdoctoral Associate

Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Section Plant Biology, Department Plant-Pathogen Interactions

email: sschuck1982 [ AT ] gmail [ DOT ] com

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Dr. Jens Schwachtje

Group Leader

Max Planck Institute for Molecular Plant Physiology, Energy Metabolism, Potsdam-Golm, Germany

email: Schwachtje [ AT ] mpimp-golm [ DOT ] mpg [ DOT ] de

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Melanie Skibbe

PhD Student

Leibniz Institut für Naturstoff-Forschung und Infektionsbiologie, Mikrobielle Pathogenitätsmechanismen, Jena, Germany

email: melanie [ DOT ] skibbe [ AT ] hki-jena [ DOT ] de, See more

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Dr. Anke Steppuhn

Junior Professor

Freie Universität Berlin, Institut für Biologie, Angewandte Zoologie/ Ökologie der Tiere, Germany

email: a [ DOT ] steppuhn [ AT ] fu-berlin [ DOT ] de, See the web site

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Dr. Lynn Ullmann-Zeunert

Laborleiterin

QIAGEN GmbH

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Prof. Dr. Nicole van Dam

Leiterin der Arbeitsgruppe Molekulare Interaktionsökologie

Deutsches Zentrum für integrative Biodiversitätsforschung (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig, Germany

email: nicole [ DOT ] vandam [ AT ] idiv [ DOT ] de, See the web site

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Dr. Arjen van Doorn

Scientist

Keygene NV, Wageningen, The Netherlands

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Dr. Claudia Voelckel

Lecturer in Genetics

Institute of Fundamental Sciences, Massey University, New Zealand

email:C [ DOT ] Voelckel [ AT ] massey [ DOT ] ac [ DOT ] nz, See the web site

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Dr. Caroline  von Dahl

Coordinator for PhD program

InnoEnergy Germany, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

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Dr. Lei Wang

PostDoctoral Associate

Key Laboratory of Economic Plants and Biotechnology, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

email:  leiwang [ AT ] mail [DOT] kib [DOT] ac [DOT] cn 

See more about Lei Wang

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Dr. Alexander Weinhold

Postdoctoral Associate

Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, Institute for Reference Materials and Methods in Geel, Belgium

See more about Alexander Weinhold

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Dr. Melkamu Woldemariam

Postdoctoral Associate

Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Ithaca, NY, USA

email: melkamu2 [ AT ] yahoo [DOT] com

See more about Melkamu Woldemariam

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Prof. Dr. Jianqiang Wu

Key Laboratory of Economic Plants and Biotechnology, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

email: wujianqiang [ AT ] mail [DOT] kib [DOT] ac [DOT] cn See more about Jianqiang Wu

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Dr. Jinsong Wu

Key Laboratory of Economic Plants and Biotechnology, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chin

email: wujinsong [ AT ] mail [DOT] kib [DOT] ac [DOT] cn

See more about Jinsong Wu

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Dr. Hendrik Wünsche

Field application scientist for European market with PALL - Forte Bio Corporation, Germany

email: wuehe [ AT ] yahoo [DOT] de

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Dr. Dahai Yang

Principal Investigator

Tobacco Breeding and Biotechnology Research Center, Yunnan Academy of Tobacco Agricultural Sciences, Yunnan, China

email: bioresearch2013 [ AT ] 126 [DOT] com,

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Dr. Jorge Zavala

Associate Professor

Catedra de Bioquimica, Facultad de Agronomia, UBA-CONICET, Argentina

email: zavala [ AT ] agro [DOT] uba [DOT] ar, See more about Jorge Zavala

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Students from the Brigham Young University and the Dartmouth College Exchange Program

2009

Danielle Marciniak, Hannah Goddard, Michael Devonas, Prabin Bajgain, William Stork

2010

Adam Rall, Hannah Goddard, Shiva Pandey, Tyler Mock

2011

Sudeep Ghimire, Tucker Ward, Daniel Schweizer, Michael Devonas, Jenna Miller

2012

Chas Syndergaard, Sara Greenfield, Hannah Davis, Rachel Hynes

2013

Ryan Tibble, Elise Seyferth, Emma Moulton, Mark Murdock, Michele Smith, Alexandra A. Khitun,

2014

Erica Mc Gale, Sydney Young, Jeffery Nielson, Zach Liechty, Matthew Durrant, Isaac F. Torres

picture from the group in 2014

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