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Committee Members


Jian Feng Ma

Institute of Plant Science and Resources
Okayama University

Research Interests

Dr. Ma’s research program is focused on: (i) identifying membrane transporters that are involved in the uptake, translocation, and distribution/redistribution of mineral elements, including essential, beneficial and toxic elements, in rice; and (ii) elucidating the molecular mechanisms underlying aluminum tolerance in plants.

Professional & Societal Memberships

  • American Society of Plant Biologists
  • Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists