Weizhen Liu

2017 Women in Triticum Early Career Award

Weizhen Liu, from China, completed her PhD in Crop and Soil Sciences at Washington State University in July 2016. Her research was to identify and characterize resistance wheat germplasm and resistance genes against stripe rust of wheat by genome-wide association mapping and QTL mapping in tetraploid and hexaploid wheat. Since July 2017, she has been a postdoc at Cornell University and is participating in development of a fluorescent nanoparticle sensor to in situ to measure real-time leaf water potential.

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