Postdoctoral Fellow

Michael Abrouk

Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Marilia Almeida-Trapp

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Plant Secondary Metabolites, Plant microbe interaction, Metabolome, Phytohormones

Gwendolyn Kirschner

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Root development, BIRD proteins, Rice, Microscopy

Noor Al-Bader

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Bioinformatics, Platinum-Standard RefSeq Genomes, Genome Annotation, Ontologies, Expression Analysis, Biostatistics, Abiotic and Biotic Plant Stress, Vegetable Breeding, Population Genetics

Xiongjie Zheng

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Apocarotenoids, Carotenoids, Genetics, metabolic engineering

Sivakrishna Gundra

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: CRISPR-Cas, Directed evolution, Crop improvement

Yong Zhou

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Rice, Genome, Comparative Genomics, Genetics, Evolution, NGS, PACBIO, Seuqel2, HiFi, Gene assembly, Iso-seq, RNA-Seq, Structural Variation, TE, Maize, Wheat, Spirodela, Traits, Gene regulation, Phenotyping

Jianing Mi

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: LC-MS-based metabolomics, Plant hormones

Tingting Xiao

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Date palm development, Immunocytochemistry, Molecular Biology, Genetics

Naveenkumar Athiyannan

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Disease resistance, Cereal genetics and genomics, Molecular biology and Biochemistry

Anamika Rawat

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Plant stress biology, Plant microbe interaction, Signal transduction

Arsheed Sheikh

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Plant, Molecular Biology

Shyam Gundu

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Root development, Developmental Biology, Genetics, Cell biology and Molecular Biology

Haroon Butt

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Genome engineering, Directed evolution, RNA splicing

Dongryung Lee

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Salinity tolerance

Khalid Sedeek

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Plant genome engineering, Crop improvement

Mike Karampelias

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Plant Microbiology, Plant abiotic stress, Drought, Salinity, Plant-Microbe Interactions, Plant Immunity, Auxin homeostasis, Glucosinolates, Confocal microscopy, Arabidopsis, Wheat, Tomato

Elodie Rey

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Crops, Genomics, transcriptomics, polyploidy, domestication, stress resilience

Rashid Aman

Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Virus based plant genome engineering, CRISPR/Cas 9 (Cas9 and Cas13) technology for plant genome engineering, CRISPR/Cas13 based RNA virus interference and other RNA manipulations in plants, Abiotic Stress Tolerance (Salt-Tolerance), Plant Molecular Biology, Plant Biochemistry, Cross-talks between Flowering and Salt stress Tolerance, High Affinity Potassium Transport in Arabidopsis and Thellungiella salsuginea, Plant Physiology