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Prof. Dr. Setsuko Komatsu
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Marcello Iriti
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Associate Editor-in-Chief
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Milan State University, Milan, Italy
Interests: environmental pollution; agrochemicals; mycotoxins; biomonitoring
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Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Molecular Research in Plant Secondary Metabolism
Topical Collection in Molecules: Phytochemicals: Biosynthesis, Metabolism and Biological Activities
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Plant Molecular Biology
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Molecular Research in Plant Secondary Metabolism 2015
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Plant Innate Immunity
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Molecular Research on Global Climate Change and Atmospheric Pollution
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Pulses
Special Issue in Foods: Dietary Melatonin, a New Element in Food Science
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Agrochemicals in the Agri-Food Chain
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Mycotoxins in the Agri-Food Chain
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Metabolomics in the Plant Sciences 2017
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Plant Innate Immunity 2.0
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Pulses 2.0
Special Issue in Foods: Health-Promoting Effects of Traditional Foods
Special Issue in Medicines: Biological Efficacy of Natural Products against Noncommunicable Diseases
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Air Pollution, Climate Change, and Public Health: The Unavoidable Path towards Decarbonization
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: (Nano)bioagrochemicals
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Plant Innate Immunity 3.0
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Water and Health
Special Issue in Antibiotics: Antimicrobial Plant Extracts and Phytochemicals
Special Issue in Journal of Clinical Medicine: Bioactive Phytochemicals in Health and Disease
Special Issue in Vaccines: Immunomodulatory Plants & Plant-Derived Immunomodulators
Special Issue in Vaccines: Immune Mechanisms in Plants
Topical Collection in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Plant Health and Food Security
Special Issue in Applied Sciences: Natural Products in Crop Protection, Post-harvest Disease Control and Food Contamination
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Plant Innate Immunity 4.0
Special Issue in Molecules: Biomolecules from Essential Oil Bearing Plants: Biological and Industrial Applications
Special Issue in Journal of Clinical Medicine: Clinical Studies on Bioavailability, Biotransformation, Biokinetics and Bioeffects of Phytochemicals
Special Issue in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Flavonoids
Special Issue in Vaccines: Immune Mechanisms in Plants 2.0
Special Issue in Antibiotics: Antimicrobial Plant Extracts and Phytochemicals, 2nd Volume
Topical Collection in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Bioactive Phytochemicals: Biosynthesis and Functional Role In Planta, and Health-Promoting Effects in Animals and Humans
Special Issue in Stresses: Environmental Pollution & Climate Change: Responses of Plant Organisms to Harsh Environments
Special Issue in Foods: Health-Promoting Effects of Traditional Foods (II)
Topical Collection in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: Climate Change and Plant Organisms: From Molecules to Ecosystems
Topical Collection in International Journal of Molecular Sciences: One Health Model: A Multisectoral Approach for Protecting Human Health and the Environment
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Water, Health, and Environment
Topics: Frontiers in Phytochemicals
Dr. Jean-Francois Hausman
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Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
Interests: plant biotechnologies; integrative biology; abiotic stress; plant cell and tissue culture; plant physiology
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Dr. Gustavo A. Slafer
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Department of Crop and Forest Sciences, University of Lleida - AGROTECNIO Center, Av. Rovira Roure 191, 25198 Lleida, Spain
Interests: crop physiology
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Dr. Karel Doležal
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Department of Chemical Biology, Faculty of Science, Palacký University Olomouc, 779 00 Olomouc, Czech Republic
Interests: plant hormones; cytokinins; liquid chromatography; mass spectrometry; senescence
Prof. Dr. Sixue Chen
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1. Department of Biology, Genetics Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
2. Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
Interests: disease triangle; guard cells; glucosinolates; proteomics; metabolomics; mass spectrometry
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Prof. Dr. Ricardo Aroca

Departamento de Microbiología del Suelo y Sistemas Simbióticos, Estación Experimental del Zaidín, Granada, Spain
Interests: abscisic acid; aquaporins; drought, ethylene; jasmonic acid; mycorrhizal fungi; salinity; soil bacteria; water relations
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Dr. Frank M. You
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Ottawa Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Interests: plant bioinformatics; comparative genomics; genome evolution; quantitative genetics and statistical genomics; genetics and breeding; software tool and database development
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Prof. Dr. Miyako Kusano
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RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science, Yokohama, Kanagawa 230-0045, Japan
Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8572, Japan
Interests: metabolomics; systems biology; metabolism; plant philosophy; Arabidopsis; rice
Prof. Dr. Soulaiman Sakr
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Research Institute of Horticulture and Seeds, Agrocampus-ouest, INRA and Angers University, Angers, France
Interests: sugar transport and metabolism; sugar signaling; crosstalk between sugar and hormones; abiotic stress; plant branching; urban plant physiology
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Prof. Dr. Karen Skriver
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Department of Biology, Kobenhavns Universitet, Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: abiotic stress; gene regulatory networks; hormone responses; plant-specific transcription factors; protein intrinsic disorder
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Prof. Dr. Bartolome Sabater
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Department of Life Sciences (Ciencias de la Vida), University of Alcalá, Alcalá de Henares, 28805 Madrid, Spain
Interests: genetic machinery of chloroplasts; molecular mechanisms of plant senescence; molecular mechanisms of stress responses; organism entropy; regulation of photosynthetic electron transport
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Dr. Nicolas L. Taylor
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School of Molecular Sciences and Institute of Agriculture, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
Interests: molecular phenotyping; salinity; thermal stress; wheat; pulses; protein; metabolite and lipid mass spectrometry; metabolism
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Prof. Dr. Steffen Vanneste
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Department of Plant Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
VIB Center for Plant Systems Biology, VIB, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Interests: auxin signalling; auxin transport; cell biology; root development; Calcium
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Dr. Massimiliano Tattini
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Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection (IPSP), The National Research Council of Italy (CNR), 50019 Sesto Fiorentino (Florence), Italy
Interests: flavonols as developmental regulators; anthocyanins in photoprotection; multispectral fluorescence spectroscopy; volatile and non-volatile isoprenoids; metabolic plasticity in stressed plants; Mediterranean plants
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Prof. Dr. Anireddy S.N. Reddy
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Department of Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
Interests: calcium/calmodulin-mediated signaling mechanisms; plant stress biology; gene regulation; pre-mRNA splicing; plant biotechnolgy
Prof. Dr. Milen I. Georgiev
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Laboratory of Applied Biotechnology, The Stephan Angeloff Institute of Microbiology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 139 Ruski Blvd., 4000 Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Interests: plant secondary metabolism; natural products chemistry; leads finding; metabolomics; plant biotechnology
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Dr. Daniela Trono
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Research Centre for Cereal and Industrial Crops, Council for Agricultural Research and Economics, Foggia, Italy
Interests: plant physiology and biochemistry; functional analysis of genes; abiotic stress; oxidative stress; secondary metabolites
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Dr. Hyeong Cheol Park
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Team of Vulnerable Ecological Research, Division of Climate and Ecology, National Institute of Ecology, Seocheon 33657, Korea
Interests: plant biotic and abiotic stresses; plant physiology; transcription factors; signal transduction pathway; plant molecular ecology
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Dr. Richard Sibout
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UR1268 BIA (Biopolymères Interactions Assemblages), INRAE, 44300 Nantes, France
Interests: plant cell wall; lignin; xylem; vasculature; phenolics; brachypodium; grasses; trees
Dr. Je Min Lee
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Department of Horticultural Science, Kyungpook National University, Daegu 41566, Korea
Interests: fruit ripening; molecular genetics and genomics for Solanaceae; secondary metabolism
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Dr. Hideo Nakashita
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Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Fukui Prefectural University, Eiheiji, Fukui 910-1195, Japan
Interests: plant immunity; phytohormones; pesticides
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Prof. Dr. Keming Luo
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Chongqing Key Laboratory of Plant Resource Conservation and Germplasm Innovation, School of Life Sciences, Southwest University, Chongqing 400715, China
Interests: functional genomics of woody plants; secondary cell wall biosynthesis; transcriptional and post-transcriptional regulation; plant biotechnology
Dr. Hye Ryun Woo
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Department of New Biology, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST), Daegu 42988, Korea
Interests: leaf senescence; stress response; leaf development; DNA repair; transcriptome; Arabidopsis
Dr. Yi Li
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Department of Plant Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
Interests: plant genetic transformation technologies; gene editing technologies; molecular physiology of hormones; mutation breeding; horticultural crops
Dr. Stephane Mari
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Institut National de Recherche pour l’Agriculture, l’alimentation et l’Environnement, INRAE, Montpellier, France
Interests: Iron; zinc; copper and manganese transport; storage; distribution; redox regulation; ascorbate metabolism
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Dr. Teresa Altabella
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Department of Biology, Healthcare and the Environment, Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Sciences, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: plant sterol metabolism; plant development; plant response to stress; specialized plant metabolism
Prof. Dr. Zhijun Cheng

Institute of Crop Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China
Interests: rice; yield traits; panicle development; grain development; plant type
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Dr. Maura Cardarelli
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IBPM-CNR, Dip. Biologia e Biotecnologie, Sapienza, Università di Roma, P.le A. Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
Interests: Arabidopsis thaliana; stamen development; auxin; pollen; Auxin Response Factors (ARFs); jasmonic acid; Pteris vittata; arsenic; contaminated soils; water pollution; phytochelatins
Dr. Zsófia Bánfalvi

Agricultural Biotechnology Center Godollo, Godollo, Hungary
Interests: plant molecular biology; plant biotechnology; genetic modification; genome editing; stress responses; Solanaceae; Solanum tuberosum; transcriptomics; metabolomics
Prof. Dr. Sunghwan Kim
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Department of Chemistry, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
Interests: biological and toxic effect of plant metabolite; micro plastic degradation product; toxicity; dye degradation product
Dr. Greg Clark
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Department of Molecular Biosciences, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, USA
Interests: signal transduction; plant physiology; Arabidopsis; extracellular ATP; annexin; apyrase; calcium-binding proteins; science communication; STEM pedagogy
Dr. Prem L. Bhalla
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Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Laboratory, Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
Interests: plant reproduction; plant biotechnology; crop biotechnology
Dr. Yanjie Xie
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Laboratory Center of Life Sciences, College of Life Sciences, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing 210095, China
Interests: redox balance; reactive oxygen species; hydrogen sulfide; protein persulfidation; plant drought tolerance; plant ABA signaling
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Prof. Dr. Philippe Gallusci
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Univ Bordeaux, INRA, Bordeaux Sci Agro, UMR Ecophysiologie et Génomique Fonctionnelle de la Vigne (EGFV), 210 Chemin de Leysotte, CS 50008 33882 VILLENAVE D'ORNON, France
Interests: plant epigenetic mechanisms; DNA methylation; plant development; plant stress responses; drought; adaptation; fruit development and ripening; metabolism and epigenetic crosstalk
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Dr. Seonghoe Jang
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World Vegetable Center Korea Office (WKO), Wanju-gun, Jeollabuk-do 55365, Korea
Interests: flowering; rice architecture; abiotic stress for plants; transcription factor; plant developmental biology - flower development
Dr. Endang Septiningsih
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Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
Interests: plant genetics; genomics; gene editing; crop improvement
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Dr. Jozef Kovacik
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Department of Biology, Faculty of Education, University of Trnava, Priemyselna 4, 918 43 Trnava, Slovakia
Interests: plant physiology/biochemistry; secondary/phenolic metabolism; abiotic stress; oxidative stress; (heavy) metals; mineral nutrition
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Dr. Roman Hobza
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Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: genetic and genomic; plant evolution; chromosome
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Prof. Dr. Jianhua Zhang
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Department of Biology, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
Interests: plant physiology; crop physiology; plant water stress; rice grain filling; water-saving crop production
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Prof. Dr. Yong-Hwan Moon
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Department of Molecular Biology, Pusan National University, Busan 46241, Korea
Interests: plant abiotic stress response; plant development regulation; Arabidopsis; non-tandem CCCH zinc finger genes; AP2/ERF transcription factors; osmotic stress; hypoxia stress
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Dr. Paula Duque
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Plant Molecular Biology, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Rua da Quinta Grande 6, 2780-156 Oeiras, Portugal
Interests: mRNA splicing; alternative splicing; membrane transporters; Arabidopsis thaliana; abiotic stress responses
Dr. Steffen Reinbothe
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Laboratory of Plant Molecular Genetics and Laboratory of Environmental and Systems Biology, Grenoble‐Alpes‐University Grenoble, 38400 Saint-Martin-d'Hères, France
Interests: plant developmental biology; chloroplast biogenesis; tetrapyrroles; plant hormone action; abiotic stress responses
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Dr. Tomotsugu Koyama
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Bioorganic Research Institute, Suntory Foundation for Life Sciences, Kyoto 619-0284, Japan
Interests: gene regulation; leaf development; senscence; transcription factor; transgenic plant
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Prof. Dr. Ewa Łojkowska
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Laboratory of Plant Protection and Biotechnology, Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology University of Gdansk and Medical University of Gdansk, University of Gdansk, 80-307 Gdansk, Poland
Interests: plant pathogenic bacteria; genomics; pathogens identification and differentiation; plant-pathogen interaction
Prof. Dr. Maria Hrmova
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1. School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5064, Australia
2. School of Life Science, Huaiyin Normal University, Huai’an 223300, China
Interests: bioinformatics; biotechnology; enzymology; molecular modeling; plant transport proteins; protein structure-function; synthetic biology; X-ray crystallography
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Dr. Andrej Frolov
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1. Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, Leibniz-Institut für Pflanzenbiochemie, Weinberg 3, 06120 Halle (Saale), Germany
2. Department of Biochemistry, St. Petersburg State University, 199034 St Petersburg, Russia
Interests: bioanalytics; chromatography; mass spectrometry; proteomics; metabolomics
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Prof. Dr. Kyung-Hwan Han
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Department of Horticulture and Department of Forestry, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
Interests: plant molecular biology; secondary growth; secondary cell wall biosynthesis; drought tolerance; annual growth cycle of trees
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Dr. Vladimir Shulaev
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Department of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 76203, USA
Interests: metabolomics; biochemical networks; systems biology; proteomics; oxidative stress; nutrimetabolomics; personalized medicine; cell signaling
Dr. David L. Erickson

Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, College Park, MD, USA
Interests: metagenomics; genetics; evolution; ecology
Prof. Dr. Massimo Maffei
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Department of Life Sciences and Systems Biology, University of Turin, Via Quarello 15/a, 10135 Turin, Italy
Interests: plant interactions with the surrounding environment; plant–insect interactions; plant responses to varying magnetic fields; metabolomics and transcriptomics of secondary plant metabolites and related genes
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Dr. Kenji Miura
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Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
Interests: plant abiotic stress response; plant biotechnology; protein production; genome editing
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Prof. Dr. Jesus V. Jorrin Novo
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Agroforestry and Plant Biochemistry, Proteomics and Systems Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Cordoba, UCO-CeiA3, 14014 Cordoba, Spain
Interests: forest species; biotic and abiotic stresses; molecular markers; omics approaches; systems biology
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Dr. Lars Matthias Voll
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Philipps-University Marburg, Marburg, Germany
Interests: phytopathology; plant biochemistry; photosynthesis; plant physiology; carbon metabolism; nitrogen metabolism; plant immunity; phytopathogenic fungi; abotic stress; biotic stress; Arabidopsis; maize; barley; Colletotrichum; Ustilago
Dr. Christian Luschnig
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Department of Applied Genetics and Cell Biology, Institute of Molecular Plant Biology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU), Muthgasse 18, 1190 Wien, Austria
Interests: auxin transport; auxin signaling; root gravitropism; endocytic protein sorting in plants; polarity establishment in plant cells
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Prof. Dr. Hunseung Kang
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Department of Plant Biotechnology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Korea
Interests: abiotic stress; RNA modification; epitranscriptomics; RNA biology; post-transcriptional gene regulation
Prof. Dr. Fabrizio Grassi

Prof. Dr. Youn-Il Park
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Department of Biological Science, College of Biological Sciences & Biotechnology, Chungnam National University, Daejeon 34134, Korea
Interests: photosynthesis; photobiology; phytochrome; carotenoids; anthocyanins; algal biomass and bioenergy
Prof. Dr. Scott D. Russell
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Department of Botany and Microbiology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, USA
Interests: plant molecular biology; plant sexual reproduction; plant gametes and gene expression; epigenetic expression during double fertilization; rice gene expression
Prof. Dr. Maria Salomé Soares Pais
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Academy of Sciences of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: plant cell biology; plant molecular biology; plant biotechnology; somatic embryogenesis; woody species
Prof. Dr. Gyozo Garab
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Biological Research Centre, Szeged, Hungary and Faculty of Science, Ostrava University, Ostrava, Czech Republic
Interests: biophysics and regulation of oxygenic photosynthesis; thylakoid membranes; light-harvesting antenna; photosystem II. lipid polymorphism; differential-polarization confocal microscopy
Dr. Birgit Kersten
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Thünen Institute of Forest Genetics, Sieker Landstrasse 2, D-22927 Grosshansdorf, Germany
Interests: plant molecular biology; bioinformatics; functional genome research; tree genomics and transcriptomics
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Dr. Mauro Centritto
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Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection, National Research Council (CNR-IPSP), Torino, Italy
Interests: carbon assimilation; biogenic volatile organic compounds; climate change; abiotic stress; water use efficiency
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Prof. Dr. Richard T. Sayre
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New Mexico Consortium, Los Alamos, NM 87544, USA
Interests: plant biochemistry; plant molecular genetics; plant metabolic engineering; plant biotechnology; algae; biofuels; photosynthesis; RNA interference
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Dr. Koichi Kobayashi
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Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Osaka Prefecture University, 1-1 Gakuen-cho, Naka-ku, Sakai 599-8531, Japan
Interests: plant; chloroplast; thylakoid; photosynthesis; membrane lipids; chlorophyll
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Prof. Dr. Yong-Gu Cho
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Department of Crop Science, College of Agriculture, Life and Environment Sciences, Chungbuk National University, 1 Chungdae-ro, Seowon-gu, Chongju 28644, Korea
Interests: marker-assisted breeding (MAS); plant breeding by CRISPR/Cas9; functional genomics; GWAS; biotic and abiotic tolerance; transcriptomics; functional analysis of genes; plant biotechnology; molecular breeding in rice
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Dr. Vicent Arbona
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Departament de Ciències Agràries i del Medi Natural, Universitat Jaume I, Castelló de la Plana, Spain
Interests: abiotic stress; Arabidopsis; biochemistry; citrus; drought; flooding; metabolomics; plant physiology; tomato
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Dr. Pedro Martínez-Gómez
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Department of Plant Breeding, CEBAS- CSIC, Centro de Edafología y Biología Aplicada del Segura, Murcia, Spain
Interests: plant breeding approaches; marker assisted selection; evaluation of agronomical traits; integrating genetic, genomic, transcriptomic, epigenetic and proteomic approaches
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Dr. Pecinka Ales
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The Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Experimental Botany (IEB), Centre of the Region Haná for Biotechnological and Agricultural Research (CRH), 77900 Olomouc, Czech Republic
Interests: chromatin; epigenetics; genome stability; DNA damage repair; chromosomes; chromatin organization; SMC complexes; seed development; DNA methylation; transposons; epigenetic inhibitors; polyploidy; genome organization; Arabidopsis; barley
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Prof. Dr. David Honys
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Institute of Experimental Botany of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic
Interests: telomerase
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Dr. Yuzuru Tozawa
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Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University, Saitama, Japan
Interests: in vitro translation; membrane transporter; enzyme
Prof. Dr. Christophe Dunand
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Laboratoire de Recherche en Sciences Végétales, UPS, UMR 5546, Université de Toulouse, Castanet-Tolosan, France
Interests: plant; developement; evolution; terestrialisation; cell wall; peroxidase; reactive oxygen species
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Dr. Elisabeth Jamet
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Laboratoire de Recherche en Sciences Végétales, Université de Toulouse, CNRS, UPS, 24 Chemin de Borde Rouge, 31320 Auzeville-Tolosane, France
Interests: plant; cell wall biology; development; evolution; proteomics; post-translational modification; cell wall architecture; protein/protein; protein/polysaccharide interaction
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Dr. Jutta Ludwig-Mueller
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Institute of Botany, Faculty of Biology, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany
Interests: auxin; biocontrol; brassica; clubroot disease; endophyte; plant hormones; plant pathology
Dr. Esther M. González
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Department of Sciences, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research in Applied Biology, Public University of Navarra, E-31006 Pamplona, Spain
Interests: drought; roots; legumes; carbon metabolism
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Dr. Jong Seong Jeon
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Graduate School of Biotechnology & Crop Biotech Institute, Kyung Hee University, 1732 Deogyeong-daero, Giheung-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do 17104, Korea
Interests: rice functional genomics; crop genome editing; crop photosynthesis and productivity; crop source-sink interaction; tolerance to biotic and abiotic stresses
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Prof. Dr. Tibor Janda
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Department of Plant Physiology, Agricultural Institute, Centre for Agricultural Research, Martonvásár, Hungary
Interests: abiotic stress; acclimation; oxidative stress; polyamines; plant stress physiology; photosynthesis; salicylic acid; signalling
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Prof. Dr. Gabriella Szalai
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Department of Plant Physiology, Agricultural Institute, Centre for Agricultural Research, Martonvásár, Hungary
Interests: abiotic stress; acclimation; analytical chemistry; oxidative stress; polyamines; plant stress physiology; salicylic acid; signalling
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Dr. Harsh Raman
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NSW Department of Primary Industries, Wagga Wagga Agricultural Institute, WAGGA WAGGA, NSW 2650, Australia
Interests: applying molecular-biology tools to the development of improved crop varieties; investigating genetics and tag loci underlying complex traits of agronomic importance; determining genetic diversity in cultivated and landrace germplasm
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Dr. Derek T. A. Lamport
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School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Falmer, UK
Interests: cell walls; morphogenesis; auxin; proton pump; calcium signalling
Prof. Dr. Jianhua Zhu
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Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, University of Maryland, 2102 Plant Sciences Building, College Park, MD 20742-4452, USA
Interests: environmental stresses; plant molecular biology; molecular mechanisms of plant abiotic stress tolerance; gene regulation; post-transcriptional gene regulation; RNA-binding protein; mRNA stability; regulation by non-coding RNAs
Prof. Dr. Abir U. Igamberdiev
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Department of Biology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL, Canada
Interests: mitochondria; nitric oxide; reactive oxygen species; reactive nitrogen species; photorespiration; peroxisome; plant respiration; hypoxic stress
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Prof. Dr. Graziella Berta
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Department of Sciences and Technological Innovation, University of Piemonte Orientale, viale Michel 11, 15121 Alessandria, Italy
Interests: mycorrhiza; PGPB; symbiosis; root; plant physiology; plant stress; phytoremediation; disease resistance
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Prof. Dr. Hari B. Krishnan
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Plant Genetics Research Unit, USDA-ARS, 108 Curtis Hall, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
Interests: plant molecular biology; plant microbe interaction; soybean seed composition; biological nitrogen fixation; sulfur assimilation; plant biotechnology
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Prof. Dr. Keiichi Mochida
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Bioproductivity Informatics Research Team, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science, Yokohama, Japan
Interests: genomics; bioinformatics; transcriptomics; database
Prof. Dr. Steven M. Smith
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Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Plant Success in Nature and Agriculture, School of Natural Sciences, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
Interests: plant development; plant hormones; karrikins; strigolactones; plant metabolism; chloroplasts; starch; plant physiology
Prof. Dr. Henryk Hanokh Czosnek
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Emeritus Professor, Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture, The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot 76100, Israel
Interests: plant–virus–insect interactions; plant stress responses; resistance to plant viruses
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Dr. Ondřej Novák
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Laboratory of Growth Regulators, The Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Experimental Botany & Palacký University, Faculty of Science, Olomouc, Czech Republic
Interests: phytohormone metabolism; biologically active compounds; metabolite profiling and identification; phytochemistry; mass spectrometry
Prof. Dr. Staffan Persson
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School of Biosciences, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Interests: plant cell walls; cellulose; microtubules; actin cytoskeleton; modelling and simulations; abiotic stress
Dr. José Manuel García Garrido
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Departamento de Microbiología del suelo y sistemas simbióticos, Estación Experimental del Zaidín (EEZ), CSIC, Granada, Spain
Interests: arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis; molecular signalling involved in plant-microbe interaction; phytohormone signalling pathways; gene regulatory network
Prof. Dr. Dilantha Fernando
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Department of Plant Science, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2, Canada
Interests: canola and wheat pathology; epidemiology of plant pathogens; evolution/genetic variation of fungal pathogens; biological control of plant diseases; breeding for disease resistance microbial; ecology and microbial interactions
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Prof. Dr. Jiří Fajkus
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Mendel Centre for Plant Genomics and Proteomics, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
Interests: telomeres; telomerase; chromatin; epigenetics; genome stability; DNA repair; plant molecular biology
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Dr. Andrei Smertenko
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Plant Sciences Building, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Washington State University, Washington, WA, USA
Interests: drought; heat; organelles; peroxisomes; signaling; cytoskeleton; cytokinesis
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Prof. Dr. Atle M. Bones
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Cell, Molecular Biology and Genomics Group, Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Interests: molecular systems biology; host defence; plant/algae; genome editing; genomics; signaling
Prof. Dr. Mamoru Sugita
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Graduate School of Informatics, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan
Interests: coordinated gene expression between the organelles and nuclear genomes; RNA-binding protein; post-transcriptional regulation in plastids and mitochondria; physcomitrella patens; arabidopsis thaliana; plastid and mitochondrial genomics; RNA editing; RNA splicing; RNA stability; retrograde signaling
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Prof. Dr. Micaela Carvajal-Alcaráz
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Aquaporins Group, Centro de Edafología y Biología Aplicada del Segura, CEBAS-CSIC, Campus Universitario de Espinardo - 25, E-30100 Murcia, Spain
Interests: aquaporins; plant adaptation to climate change; water absorption and transport in plants; proteomics and genomics of aquaporins; nanotechnology of proteins; biomolecules of industrial use
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Dr. Stephan Pollmann
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Centro de Biotecnología y Genómica de Plantas, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM)—Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), 28223 Pozuelo de Alarcón (Madrid), Spain
Interests: auxin biosynthesis; plant hormonal networks; auxin-jasmonate crosstalk; metabolomics; mass spectrometry
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Prof. Dr. Luigi Cattivelli
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Council for Agricultural Research and Economics (CREA), Research Centre for Genomics and Bioinformatics, Via S. Protaso 302, 29017 Fiorenzuola d’Arda (PC), Italy
Interests: cereals; genomics; functional genomics; cereal breeding
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Dr. Aldo Ceriotti
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Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Istituto di Biologia e Biotecnologia Agraria, Milano, Italy
Interests: protein biogenesis and degradation; wheat storage proteins; wheat genomics; stress response
Dr. Jürgen Kleine-Vehn
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Department of Applied Genetics and Cell Biology, Vienna Institute of Biotechnology (VIBT), University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna, Austria
Interests: Arabidopsis; phytohormones; root; plant development; plant cell biology; auxin; intracellular auxin transport; gravitropic set point angle; cellular elongation; vacuoles
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Prof. Dr. Sergey Shabala
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Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture, College of Science and Engineering, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
Interests: stress physiology; membrane transport; extreme temperature; salinity stress; drought stress; oxidative stress
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Dr. Hatem Rouached
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The Plant Resilience Institute, Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Interests: plant molecular physiology; plant mineral nutrition: sensing, signaling, and transport
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Prof. Dr. Bingru Huang
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Department of Plant Biology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 59 Dudley Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8520, USA
Interests: abiotic stress physiology; molecular mechanisms of abiotic stress tolerance; proteomic and metabolic responses to abiotic stress
Prof. Dr. Yoshiyuki Murata
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Graduate School of Environmental and Life Science, Okayama University, 700-8530 Okayama, Japan
Interests: reactive oxygen species (ROS) signaling; stomatal movement; Ca2+ signaling; guard cell signaling; ion channels
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Dr. Ryoung Shin
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RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science, Yokohama 230-0045, Japan
Interests: plant nutrients; transporter; ion channels; abiotic stress; phytoremediation; marine macroalgae
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Dr. Juan Manuel Ruiz Lozano
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Departamento de Microbiología del Suelo y Sistemas Simbióticos, Estación Experimental del Zaidín (CSIC), Spain
Interests: arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis; physiological and molecular plant responses to abiotic stresses; drought; salinity; plant aquaporins; plant antioxidants; photosynthesis; root water uptake; plant water relations; plant interactions with beneficial soil microorganisms
Prof. Dr. Thomas Georg Roitsch
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Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Copenhagen Plant Science Centre, University of Copenhagen, Taastrup, Denmark
Interests: molecular plant physiology; phenomics; invertase; stress responses; pathogen infection; abiotic stress
Prof. Dr. Karl-Josef Dietz
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Department of Biochemistry and Physiology of Plants, Faculty of Biology, University of Bielefeld, University Street 25, Bielefeld D-33501, Germany
Interests: abiotic stress; cell signaling; peroxiredoxin; photoynthesis; protein synthesis; redox regulation; signal transduction
Prof. Dr. Gian-Pietro Di Sansebastiano
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DISTEBA, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Technologies, University of Salento, Campus Ecotekne, 73100 Lecce, Italy
Interests: endomembranes; compartmentalization in plant cells; organelle identity; traffic; ATPases; SNAREs; Rabs; transporters; in vitro culture
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Prof. Dr. María Serrano
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Department of Applied Biology, EPSO, University Miguel Hernández, 03312 Orihuela, Alicante, Spain
Interests: post-harvest; fruit quality; fruit ripening; ethylene; bioactive compounds; antioxidants; eco-friendly technologies; salycilates; polyamines; jasmonates; melatonin; cut flowers
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Dr. Lam-Son Phan Tran
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Institute for Genomics of Crop Abiotic Stress Tolerance (IGCAST), Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 79409, USA
Interests: plants; environmental stress; signaling molecules; transcription factors; gene identification and analysis; gene regulatory network; signal transduction
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