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Committee Members

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Jurandir Vieira De Magalhaes

Research Scientist, Molecular Genetics
Embrapa Maize and Sorghum, Sete Lagoas-MG
Brazil

Research Interests

Dr. Magalhaes’ research program is focused on molecular, genetic and epigenetic studies of crop abiotic stress tolerance, with a focus on crop adaptation to marginal soils. His program also addresses plant mineral nutrition and root biology, including the role of root system architecture in efficient acquisition of water and essential mineral nutrients.

Professional and Societal Memberships

  • Brazilian Society of Genetics
  • American Society of Plant Biologists
  • International Sorghum Genomics Executive Committee