Postdoctoral Fellows

Bo Li

Postdoctoral Fellow​

Research Interest: Bioinformatics, Anion Transport, Plant molecular biology

David Jarvis

Post-doctoral fellow ​

Research Interest: Salinity tolerance, Adaptation, Genomics, Biotechnology

Moonsun Hwang

Research Interest: Molecular biology, Biochemistry

Sandra Schmöckel

Research Interest: Salinity tolerance, Ion transport, Crop science, Barley, Plant Science

Shawkat Ali

Research Interest: Salinity tolerance, Signalling, Genetic engineering

Yveline Pailles

​Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Interest: Plant genetics, Plant physiology, Molecular biology, Crop improvement, Salinity tolerance in tomato plants, Wild relatives of tomato, Galapagos tomatoes

Research Scientists

Damien Lightfoot

Research Scientist​​

Research Interest: Plant molecular biology, Bioinformatics, Plant physiology, Genomics

Fouad Lemtiri-Chlieh

Research Scientist

Research Interest: Electrophysiology, Sodium transport, Signal transduction pathways

Magdalena Julkowska

Research Scientist

Research Interest: Salinity tolerance, Root architecture, Plant Architecture, High throughput phenotyping

Sonia Negrao

Research Scientist

Yung Shwen Ho

Research Scientist

Research Interest: Plant genomics, Bioinformatics, Big Data Visualization, Computational Biology

PhD Students

Mashael D. Alqahtani

Research Interest: Plant physiology, Genetic engineering, Molecular biology

Mitchell Morton

Research Interest: Plant physiology, Salinity tolerance, Plant genetics, Molecular biology, Crop improvement, Salinity tolerance in tomato plants, Wild relatives of tomato, Galapagos tomatoes

Nadia Al-Tamimi

Research Interest: Salinity tolerance, Molecular biology, Plant genomics

Nouf Alshareef

Research Interest: Abiotic Stress, Salt Stress, Heat Stress, Transcription Factors, Gene Regulatory Network

Masters Students

Arne Scheu

Ms Student
Research Group: Mark Tester​​​

Hana Kanee

Ms Student
Research Group: Mark Tester

Jose Otero

Visiti​ng Student
Research Group: Mark Tester

Savannah Stark

Visiti​ng Student
Research Group: Mark Tester

Research Group Staff

Fangfang Wu

Lab Technician

Igor Silva

The Salt Lab coordinator

Jyoti Dubey

Greenhouse Technician

Research Interest: Salinity tolerance, Applied molecular and cellular biology, Plant molecular biology

Khadija Zemmouri

Greenhouse Technician​

Lijun Li

Greenhouse Technician​

Research Interest: Salinity tolerance

Shireen Hammoud

Lab Technician

Research Interest: Salinity tolerance

Sundus Bukhari

Lab Technician

Research Interest: Salinity tolerance