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THE DING LAB

Plant diseases occur everywhere on our planet. Understanding how disease resistance works is our long-term mission and the key to protecting plant health.

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Assistant Professor

Plant-microbe interactions & systems biology in plant immunity

 

Institute of Biology Leiden (IBL), Leiden University

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  PEOPLE  

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Himanshu Chhillar – Ph.D. candidate
B.Sc. in Life Sciences, University of Delhi
M.Sc. in Botany, Jamia Hamdard

Interests: biotic and abiotic stress, molecular plant immunity, gene regulatory networks, phytohormones
Hobbies: travelling, football

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Pei-Min Yeh – Ph.D. candidate
B.Sc. in Plant Pathology, Chung-Hsing University
M.Sc. in Plant Science, Taiwan University

Interests: molecular plant immunity, molecular plant science, plant pathology
Hobbies: listening to music, traveling, gardening, clawing

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Hoang Hung Nguyen - Ph.D. candidate
B.Sc. in Biology, Freie University of Berlin
M.Sc. in Biology, Freie University of Berlin

Interests: molecular biology, plant immunity, plant genetics, botany

Hobbies: cooking, programming, swimming

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Bob Sebastiaan - Ph.D. candidate
B.Sc. in Biotechnology, Wageningen University & Research
M.Sc. in Biotechnology, Wageningen University & Research

Interests: molecular biology, plant immunity, plant developmental biology, gene regulatory networks

Hobbies: cycling, tennis, gaming, baking, travelling

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Chuqing Su - Ph.D. candidate
B.Sc. in Plant Protection, China Agricultural University
M.Sc. in Plant Science, Wageningen University & Research

Interests: plant immunity, plant genetics, plant breeding

Hobbies: cooking, traveling

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Yuxiang Jiang – Marie-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow
B.Sc. in Biochemistry, Ocean University of China (OUC)
Ph.D. in Developmental Biology, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IBCAS)

Interests: plant signalling, plant immunity, plant genetics
Hobbies: reading, running

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Richalynn Leong Chiu Xian - Postdoctoral Scientist
B.Sc. in Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University
M.Sc. in Applied Plant Sciences, Nanyang Technological University
Ph.D. in Plant Sciences, Temasek Lifesciences Laboratory, National University of Singapore

Interests: molecular biology, biotic and abiotic stress, gene regulatory networks, plant evolution
Hobbies: wildlife photography, hiking, salsa, badminton

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Yuankun Yang - Postdoctoral Scientist
M.Sc. in Phytopathology, The Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Ph.D. in Plant Biochemistry, The Center for Plant Molecular Biology, University of Tuebingen

Interests: plant immunity, plant-microbe interaction, effector biology, gene regulatory networks
Hobbies: basketball, cooking, traveling

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Luuk van Akker - Graduate (M.Sc. candidate)
B.Sc. in Life Science and Technology, Delft University of Technology (TUD) and Leiden University (ULEI) 
Intended M.Sc. in Computer Science specialization Bioinformatics, ULEI

Interests: data science, molecular and cellular biology, genomics

Hobbies: video games, board games, swimming

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Nino Verwei - Graduate (M.Sc. candidate)
B.Sc. in Life Science and Technology, Delft University of Technology (TUD) and Leiden University (ULEI) 
Intended M.Sc. in Computer Science specialization Bioinformatics, ULEI

Interests: machine learning, data science, life science

Hobbies: cooking, video games, programming

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Rashmitha Shetty - Graduate (M.Sc. candidate)
B.Tech. in Biotechnology, BITS Pilani University
Intended M.Sc. in Biology specialization in Molecular, Cellular and Organismal Biology, Leiden University

Interests: biotic and abiotic stresses, plant immunity, plant developmental biology

Hobbies: travelling, playing sports

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