Alumni of the Department

Guest Professors of the department

Prof. Carlos E. Balaré

Senior Research Scientist

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

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


Prof. Gregg Howe

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

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


Prof. Inderjit Singh

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

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


Prof. Georg Jander

Boyce Thompson Institute, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA

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


Prof. Dr. Amir Reza Jassbi

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

See more here


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


Prof. Chung Mo Park

Seoul National University, Faculty of Chemistry, Seoul, Korea

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


Prof. Robert C. Schuurink

Universiteit van Amsterdam, Faculteit der Natuurwetenschappen, Wiskunde en Informatica, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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

Postdoctoral Associates and PhD students of the department

Dr. Silke Allmann

Postdoctoral Associate

Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences, Department of Plant Physiology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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


Dr. Samir Anssour

Scientist, France


Dr. Carla Arce

Postdoctoral Associate, University of Bern, Institute of Plant Sciences, Biotic Interactions, Bern, Switzerland

carla [ DOT ] arce [ AT ] ips [ DOT ] unibe [ DOT ] ch


Dr. Oz Barazani

Researcher

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

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


Dr. Beatrice Berger

Research Scientist

Leibniz Institut für Gemüse und Zierpflanzenbau, Abteilung Pflanzenernährung, Großbeeren, Germany

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


Dr. Gustavo Bonaventure

Manager, Integrated Crop Trait Knowledge at BASF Plant Science, Gent, Belgium


Dr. Tohir Ahmadovich Bozorov

Senior Scientist

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

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


Dr. Ben Bubner

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

See more about Ben Bubner


Dr. Maria Cristina Crava

Fellowship holder, Marie Curie Fellowship, Edmund Mach Foundation, Trento, Italy


Dr. Heidi Dalton

Researcher in the Pharmazeutical Industry, CSL Limited, Parkville, Australia

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


Dr. Truong Song Dinh

Assistant Director

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

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


Dr. Matthias Erb

Full Professor

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

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

See more about Matthias Erb


Thomas Fabisch

PhD Student

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

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


Dr. Abigail Ferrieri

William R. Wiley Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow

Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Mass Spectrometry Group, Washington DC, USA

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

See more about Abigail Ferrieri


Dr. Variluska Fragoso

Postdoctoral Associate

Max-Planck-Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany


Dr. Ivan Galis

Full Professor

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

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


Dr. Emmanuel Gaquerel

Independent Research Group Leader

Centre for Organismal Studies, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

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


Dr. Paola Gilardoni

Laboratory Manager at ETH, Zurich, Switzerland


Ashok Giri, PhD

Scientist

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

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


Dr. Grit Glawe

Researcher in Entomology

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


Dr. Jyotasana Gulati

Scientist, India


Dr. Markus Hartl

Head of Mass Spectrometry

Max F. Perutz Laboratories, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

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


Dr. Andrew Heidel

Postdoctoral Associate

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


Dr. Matthias Held

Research Promotor and Coordinator

University of Fribourg, Stiftung Aarhus, Fribourg, Switzerland


Dr. Nicolas Heinzel

Postdoctoral Associate

Leibniz Institut für Pflanzengenetik und Kulturpflanzenforschung, Abt. Moleculare Genetik, Stadt Seeland/Gatersleben, Germany

email: heinzel [ AT ] ipk-gatersleben [ DOT ] de


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


Dr. Christian Hettenhausen

Postdoctoral Associate

Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, China

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


Dr. Mario Kallenbach

Chief Engineer

Shimadzu, Jena, Germany


Dr. Jin Ho Kang

Scientist

Korea


Prof. Dr. Mereijn Kant

Associate Professor at University of Amsterdam

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

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


Dr. Harleen Kaur

Postdoctoral Associate

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

email: harleen1 [ AT ] ualberta [ ET ] ca


Dr. Markku Keinänen

Senior Researcher, Assistant Professor

University of Eastern Finnland

Department of Envisonmental and biological Sciences, Joensuu, Finland

email: markku [ ET ] keinanen [ AT ] uef [ ET ] fi


Dr. Danny Kessler

Gewächshausleiter am Max Planck Institut für Chemische Ökologie, Jena, Germany

Head of the green house at the Max Planck Institute for Breeding Research, Jena, Germany


Dr. André Kessler

Assistant Professor

Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA

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


Dr. Silvia Kost, née Schmidt

Postdoctoral Associate

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

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


Dr. Evelyn Körner

Scientist Applied Developer at Eurofins GeneScan GmbH

John Innes Center, Norwich, United Kingdom


Dr. Hemlata Kotkar

Assistant Professor

National Chemical Laboratory, Department of Botany, Pune University, India

email: hemakotkar [ AT ] gmail [ ET ] com


Dr. Sang-Gyu Kim

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

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


Dr. Bernd Krock

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

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


Dr. Pavan Kumar

Postdoctoral Associate

Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Ithaca, USA

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


Prof. Dr. 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


Dr. Ricardo A.R. Machado

Postdoctoral

University of Bern

Institute of Plant Sciences and Biotic Interactions, Bern, Switzerland

email: ricardo [ DOT ] machado [ AT ] ips [ DOT ] unibe [ DOT ] ch


Dr. Stefan Meldau

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter, KWS Saat AG, Einbeck, Germany

email: stefan [ DOT ] meldau [ AT ] kws [ DOT ] com


Dr. Dorothea Meldau

Leiterin Öffentlichkeitsarbeit

Public Relation Co-worker in Chief

Landesbetrieb Landwirtschaft, Hessen, Germany


Maja Miloradovic van Doorn

PhD student

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


Dr. Sirsha Mitra

Assistant Professor

University of Pune, India

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


Dr. Omprakash Mittapalli

Assistant Professor

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

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


Dr. Jesús Morales Jiménez

Universitdad Autónoma Metropolitana-Xochimilco, Ciudad de México, Mexico


Ali Nawaz

PhD Student

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

email: ali [ DOT ] nawaz [ AT ] ufz [ DOT ] de


Dr. Aura Navarro Quezado

Guest Scientist at University of Heidelberg

Centre for Organismal Studies, Centre for Organismal Studies, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany


Thomas E. Ohnmeiss, PhD

IT Analyst, Buffalo, NY, USA


Dr. Navaporn Onkokesung

Postdoctoral Associate at Department of Plant Breeding, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden


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 website


Dr. Sagar Pandit

Assistant Professor

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Department of Biology, Pune, India

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


Dr. Anja Paschold

Gewächshausleiterin, Max Planck Institut für Züchtungsforschung, Köln, Deutschland

Head of the green house at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Cologne, Germany


Dr. Catherine A. Preston

USDA-APHIS Biotechnology Regulatory Services, Washington DC, USA

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


Dr. Elisabeth Pohlon

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin

Justus Liebig Universität, IFZ - Abteilung Tierökologie

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


Dr. Channabasavangowda Rayapuram

Senior Researcher

Novozymes, Bangalore, Bangalore, India

email: cbgowd [ AT ] yahoo [ ET ] com


Amy Roda, PhD

Acting Director

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


Dr. Martin Schäfer

Postdoctoral Associate

Max-Planck-Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany


Dr. Ursula Schittko

Teacher at the Waldorf Schule, Niedersachsen, Germany


Dr. Dominik Schmidt

Account Manager

QIAGEN GmbH, Jena, Germany


Dr. Silvia Schmidt

Postdoctoral Associate

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

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


Dr. Stefan Schuck

Postdoctoral Associate

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

email: sschuck1982 [ AT ] gmail [ DOT ] com


Dr. Mariana Stanton

Postdoctoral Associate

Laboratory of Natural Product Chemistry, Department of Fundamental Chemistry

Institute of Chemistry, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

email: mariana [ DOT ] a [ DOT ] stanton [ AT ] gmail [ DOT ] com


Dr. Michael Stitz

Postdoctoral Associate

Centre for Organismal Studies, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

email: michael [ DOT ] stitz [ AT ] cos [ DOT ] uni-heidelberg [ DOT ] de


Dr. Jens Schwachtje

Postdoctoral Associate

Max Planck Institute for Molecular Plant Physiology, Applied Metabolome Analysis, Potsdam-Golm, Germany

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


Dr. Anke Steppuhn

Junior Professor

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

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


Dr. Lynn Ullmann-Zeunert

Laborleiterin

QIAGEN GmbH, Hilden, Germany


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 website


Dr. Arjen van Doorn

Scientist

Keygene NV, Wageningen, The Netherlands


Dr. Claudia Voelckel

Coordinator for the Graduate School the International Max Planck Research School at the MPI for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany


Dr. Caroline von Dahl

Coordinator for the Graduate School InnoEnergy, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany


Dr. Lei Wang

PostDoctoral Associate

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

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

See more about Lei Wang


Dr. Alexander Weinhold

Postdoctoral Associate

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

email: Arne [ DOT ] Weinhold [ AT ] idiv [ DOT ] de

See more about Alexander Weinhold


Dr. Arne Weinhold

Scientist, Nürnberg, Germany


Dr. Melkamu Woldemariam

Postdoctoral Associate

Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Ithaca, USA

email: melkamu2 [ AT ] yahoo [DOT] com

See more about Melkamu Woldemariam


Prof. Dr. Jianqiang Wu

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

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


Dr. Jinsong Wu

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

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

See more about Jinsong Wu


Dr. Hendrik Wünsche

Key representative with PALL - Forte Bio Corporation, Frankfurt a. Main, Germany

email: wuehe [ AT ] yahoo [DOT] de


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


Dr. Ting Yang

Postdoctoral Associate

Copenhagen Plant Science Center, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg C, Denmark


Dr. Felipe Yon

Postdoctoral Associate

Max-Planck-Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany


Dr. Jorge Zavala

Associate Professor

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

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

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

2009

BYU students: Danielle Marciniak, Hannah Goddard, Michael Devonas, Prabin Bajgain, William Stork

Mentors: Stefan Meldau, Dorothea Meldau (Sonntag), Harleen Kaur, Lynn Ullmann-Zeunert

2010

BYU students: Adam Rall, Hannah Goddard, Shiva Pandey, Tyler Mock

Mentors: Dahai Yang, Lynn Ullmann-Zeunert, Markus Hartl, Dorothea Meldau (Sonntag), Meredith Schuman

2011

BYU students: Sudeep Ghimire, Tucker Ward, Daniel Schweizer, Michael Devonas, Jenna Miller

Mentors: Lynn Ullmann-Zeunert, Dorothea Meldau (Sonntag), Mario Kallenbach, Stefan Meldau

2012

BYU students: Chas Syndergaard, Sara Greenfield, Hannah Davis, Rachel Hynes

Mentors: Klaus Gase, Matthias Schöttner, Sagar Pandit, Samik Bhattacharya, Emmanual Gaquerel, Sang Gyu Kim

2013

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

Mentors: Meredith Schuman, Sang Gyu Kim, Karin Groten, Danny Kessler, Shuqing Xu, Mario Kallenbach, Matthias Schöttner

2014

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

Mentors: Ming Wang, Samik Bathacharya, Youngjoo Oh, Meredith Schuman, Klaus Gase, Mario Kallenbach

.

2015

BYU students: McKenna Murray, Katrina Welker, Spencer Arnesen, Justin Boyer, Evan Braithwaite, Tayte Campbell, Dale Clement

Mentors: Christoph Brütting, Martin Schäfer, Shuqing Xu, Arne Weinhold, Rakesh Santhanam, Klaus Gase

2016

BYU students: Carrie Evans, Claire Poore, Ashton Omdahl, Austin Hammer, Scott Frodsham

Mentors: Rayko Halitschke, Klaus Gase, Martin Schäfer, Dapeng Li, Han Guo, Jiancai Li, Ran Li