Advisory Board and Editors Plant Science

David L. Hyten

The Haskins Professor in Plant Genetics and Associate Professor of Soybean Genomics in the Department of Agronomy & Horticulture and the Center of Plant Science Innovation at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. PhD in Crop Genetics from the University of Maryland.

Gwyneth C Ingram

CNRS Research Director and group leader in the Laboratory of Plant Reproduction and Development at the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France. Royal Society of London University Research Fellow, then lecturer at the University of Edinburgh, UK from 2000-2010.

Charles D Johnson

Dr. Johnson received his BS and PhD from Texas A&M University; in between he received his MS from Clemson University. His postdoc was at University of Louisville, resulting in an appointment as associate director of bioinformatics for the Center for Genetics and Molecular Medicine at University of Louisville. From there he founded the statistics and bioinformatics division at Ambion/Asuragen Inc. Following his time at Asuragen, Dr. Johnson founded BioMath Solutions LLC, a bioinformatics focused start-up. Currently he is Executive Director of the center of Bioinformatics and Genomic System Engineering at Texas A&M University and is Director of Genomics and Bioinformatics at Texas A&M AgriLife

Richard A. Jorgensen

Professor Emeritus in School of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona. Editor in Chief, Frontiers in Plant Genetics and Genomics. Former Editor-in-Chief of The Plant Cell.

Julia Kehr

Professor Hamburg University, Germany
Professor Politechnic University Madrid, Spain
Group Leader Max Planck Institute Potsdam, Germany

Shahryar F. Kianian

Research Leader, USDA-ARS Cereal Disease Laboratory. Previously, Professor of genetics and plant improvement, Department of Plant Sciences, North Dakota State University. Faculty of Cellular & Molecular Biology and Genomics interdisciplinary programs. Recipient of 2002 Yaggie Excellence in Research Award, 1989 Withaker Prize, and 1984 Gerard Award.

Stanislav Kopriva

Project Leader at John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK.

Anna-Liisa Laine

Adjunct Professor at the University of Helsinki. Currently appointed as Academy Research Fellow. PI in Centre of Excellence in Research on Metapopulation Biology. Academic editor for PLOS ONE and member the editorial board of Journal of Evolutionary Biology.

Blanca B. Landa

EDUCATION:
Ph.D. Agricultural Engineer, Institute of Sustainable Agriculture, CSIC, and University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain. July, 1999.
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Population biology and biogeography of soilborne pathogens and biocontrol angents in the rhizosphere. Integrated control of plant pathogens; Rhizosphere microbial ecology; Biocontrol; Molecular diagnosis; Metagenomic analysis of microbial populations.

Gerard R. Lazo

Geneticist; Crop Improvement and Genetics Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, Western Regional Research Center, Albany, CA USA.

Xin Li

Professor of plant immunity with over twenty years of research experience in the field of molecular plant-microbe interactions.