Postdoctoral Fellows

Abdul Aziz Eida

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: abiotic and biotic stress tolerance, DARWIN21, desert bacteria, endophytes, plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPRs), plant microbiome, soil microbial community, synthetic community (SynCom), Plant microbe interaction

Alice Fornasiero

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Plant genomics and evolution, Population Genetics, Bioinformatics, Genome assembly

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

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, creation of expression diversity

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)

Jian You Wang

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Zaxionone, Strigolactones, Metabolomics, Analytical chemistry

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

Michael Abrouk

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Bioinformatics, Plant genetics, Sequencing, Comparative analysis, Evolution

Nahed Mohammed

Postdoctoral Fellow

Naveenkumar Athiyannan

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Disease resistance, Cereal genetics and genomics, Plant-pathogen interactions

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, Biostatistics, Abiotic and Biotic Plant Stress, Vegetable Breeding, Population Genetics

Paula Oyarce Sgro

Postdoctoral Fellow

Rabeaa Alkhateeb

Postdoctoral Fellow

Rashid Aman

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interests: Synthetic biology, Plant tissue culture (tobacco and rice), Virus based plant genome engineering, CRISPR/Cas 9 (Cas9 and Cas13) technology for plant genome engineering, CRISPR/Cas13 based RNA virus interference in plants, CRISPR/Cas13 based RNA manipulation in plants, Abiotic Stress Tolerance (Salt-Tolerance), Photoperiodic flowering in Arabidopsis, Plant Molecular Biology, Plant Biochemistry, Cross-talks between Flowering and Salt stress Tolerance, High Affinity Potassium Transport in Arabidopsis and Thellungiella salsuginea, Plant Physiology

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