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Yveline Pailles

PhD Student​

Research Group: Mark Tester

Research Interests


To apply the novel genetic technologies for finding and using the naturally occurring genetic variation in wild relatives of our domesticated food crops for their improvement. In particular, for salinity tolerance in tomato.
 

Education Profile

  • January 2012 - Present  PhD. in Desert Agriculture King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • August 2010- December 2011  MSc. in Bioscience King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • August 2005- December 2009  B.Sc. Food Industry Engineering (with Honors) Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), Queretaro, Mexico.
  • Other Courses:
    • August 2008- May 2009  Exchange study program - University of Guelph - Ontario, Canada                                 
    • January 2010- May 2010  Enrichment period - University of Nottingham – Nottingham, United Kingdom          
    • June 2011- August 2011  Summer Internship - University of Oxford – Oxford United Kingdom                             

Professional Profile

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Awards

  • KAUST Discovery Scholarship – September 2008
  • ITESM Academic Scholarship – August 2005