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Developmental Biology

Dr. Taniya Dhillon

Main Areas of Expertise Plant molecular biology, plant physiology, abiotic stress tolerance, plant biotechnology, botany, agronomy, agriculture Secondary Areas of Expertise Plant genetics and genomics, developmental biology, biochemistry, epigenetics Biography I hold Ph.D. and Masters degrees in Horticulture and Crop Science, with a specialization in Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, from the Ohio State University, and a Bachelors degree in Crop Science from Punjab Agricultural University, India. My Ph.D. research focused on understanding the molecular genetic mechanisms of freezing tolerance in the Triticeae cereals, wheat and barley. I followed this with postdoctoral research in the field of barley genomics at the University of Dundee, Scotland, UK and in switchgrass biotechnology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA. I am experienced in editing manuscripts for non-native English speakers for their writing style, manuscript structure, and grammar, as well as clarity and presentation of scientific content. I have reviewed several manuscripts for scientific journals and currently work as a freelance science editor. Qualifications PhD Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio State University MSc Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio State University BSc Punjab Agricultural University, India Reviewer Peer reviewed manuscripts for scientific journals including Plant Cell Reports, Plant Science, Planta, BMC Biotechnology, and Plant Cell, Tissue, and Organ Culture (PCTOC) (2011–2016). Current Activity Freelance scientific editor (2017–Present)