Postdoctoral Fellows

Abdul Aziz Eida

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: abiotic and biotic stress tolerance, DARWIN21, desert bacteria, endophytes

Alice Fornasiero

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: plant genomics, population genetics, ancient DNA, bioinformatics, genome assembly, conservation, rice

Arsheed H. Sheikh

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: plant immunity, epitranscriptome, epigenetics, plant signalling

Ashraf Kibriya

Postdoctoral Fellow

Claudia Yveline Pailles Galvez

Postdoctoral Fellow

Dongryung Lee

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: salinity tolerance

Elodie Rey

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: crops, genomics, transcriptomics, polyploidy, domestication, stress resilience

Eric Jian You Wang

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: zaxionone, strigolactones, metabolomics, analytical chemistry

Gwendolyn Kirschner

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: root development, BIRD proteins, rice, microscopy

Hendrik (Nico) Kuijer

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: rice, pearl millet, cereal transformation, gene assisted transformation, zaxionone

Himanshu Vishwas Patankar

Postdoctoral Fellow

Israel Maruri Lopez

Postdoctoral Fellow

Itzell Euridice Hernandez Sanchez

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Intrinsically disordered proteins (IDPs), stress granules (SGs)

Katja Froehlich

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: plant-microbe interactions, plant stress tolerance, plant microbiome

Khalid Sedeek

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: plant genome engineering, crop improvement

Kirti Shekhawat

Postdoctoral Fellow

Lamia Aouini

Postdoctoral Fellow

Laxman Adhikari

Postdoctoral Fellow

Maria Fernanda Nava Ocampo

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: water sustainability

Michael Abrouk

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: bioinformatics, plant genetics, sequencing, comparative analysis, evolution

Nahed Mohammed

Postdoctoral Fellow

Naheed Tabassum

Postdoctoral Fellow

Naveenkumar Athiyannan

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: disease resistance, cereal genetics and genomics, plant-pathogen interactions, rust pathology

Nicolas E. Figueroa Fuentealba

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: plant molecular biology, plant physiology, stress granules, phytohormones

Noor Al-Bader

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: bioinformatics, platinum-standard RefSeq genomes, genome annotation, ontologies, expression analysis

Paula Oyarce Sgro

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: metabolomics, abiotic stress, cell wall analysis, molecular biology

Rabeaa Alkhateeb

Postdoctoral Fellow

Rashid Aman

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: synthetic biology, plant tissue culture (tobacco and rice), virus based plant genome engineering

Shanshan Song

Postdoctoral Fellow

Shyam Gundu

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: root development, developmental biology, genetics, cell biology and molecular biology

Sivakrishna Gundra

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: CRISPR/Cas, directed evolution, crop improvement

Tingting Xiao

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: date palm development, immunocytochemistry, molecular biology, genetics

Urooj Fatima

Postdoctoral Fellow

Wouter Smet

Postdoctoral Fellow

Xiongjie Zheng

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: apocarotenoids, carotenoids, genetics, metabolic engineering

Yağız Alagöz

Postdoctoral Fellow

Yajun Wang

Postdoctoral Fellow

Yong Zhou

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: rice, variants, genes, evolution