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Stefanie Rosa (Group Leader)

Stefanie Rosa (Group Leader)

since 2022          Senior Lecturer, SLU - Uppsala.

2018 - 2022          Associate Senior Lecturer, SLU - Uppsala.


2016 – 2017         Postdoctoral Fellow, Prof. Markus Grebe, Potsdam Universität – Humboldt Fellowship.

2013 – 2016         Postdoctoral Researcher, Prof. Caroline Dean, John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK.


2011 – 2012         Postdoctoral Fellow, Prof. Volker Haucke and Prof. Stephan Sigrist, Freie Universität Berlin – Marie Curie DRS-                                        COFUND Fellowship.


2006 – 2011         Ph.D., Prof. Peter Shaw and Dr. Rita Abranches, John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK, and New University of Lisbon,                                      Portugal – FCT stipend.

2001 – 2005         Undergraduate studies, University of Lisbon, Portugal.

Alejandro Cárdenas (Postdoc)

since 2021         Post-doc , SLU - Uppsala.


2016 – 2021      Ph.D. in Biological Sciences, mention in Molecular Genetics, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile.
                            Plant Systems Biology Lab

                            Supervisor: Dr. Rodrigo A. Gutiérrez​


2015 – 2016       MSc. in Biotechnology, Universidad Andrés Bello, Chile

                             Supervisor: Dr. Loreto Holuigue


​​2010 - 2014        ​Biotechnology engineering, Universidad Andrés Bello, Chile

Xue Zhang (Postdoc)

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since 2020           Post-doc , SLU - Uppsala.


2015 – 2019        PhD in Molecular & Cellular Biology, University of Strasbourg, France                        
                            Institut de Biologie Moléculaire des Plantes (IBMP), CNRS

                            Supervisors: Dr. Wen-Hui Shen & Dr. Alexandre Berr


2012 – 2015       MSc in Plant Protection, Zhejiang University, China

2008 – 2012       BS in Plant Protection, Hainan University, China

since 2021           Postdoc , SLU - Uppsala.

2016 – 2021       PhD o Chromatin Molecular Complexes laboratory, Mendel Centre of Genomics and Proteomics, CEITEC MU, Brno,                              Czechia


2008 – 2015        Magister degree at Biology, department of Molecular biology, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia                                     Diploma thesis: “Analysis of microbial communities from Uzon caldera, Kamchatka”

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2018 - 2022           PhD student , SLU - Uppsala.


2015 – 2017         Master Degree in Plant Biology, Paris-Saclay University

Characterization of putative DPB3 and DPB4 proteins function during the cell cycle in Arabidopsis thaliana (Supervisor : Cécile RAYNAUD), IPS2, Orsay, France

2012 – 2015         Bachelor Degree in Functional Biology of Plants, Montpellier 2 University


Study of the mechanisms involved in the regulation of NRT2.1 nitrate transporter in response to sugar in Arabidopsis thaliana (Supervisor : Laurence LEJAY), BPMP, Montpellier, France

Study and characterization of specific inhibitor of cell cycle in response to water stress in Arabidopsis thaliana. (Supervisor : Lîen BACH), BPMP, Montpellier, France


Svenja Reeck (Master student)

2017-present      M.Sc. Genetic and Molecular Plant Science (Uppsala University/ Stockholm University/ 
                            SLU, Uppsala (Sweden)

2013-2017          B. Sc. Natural Sciences (Biowissenschaften)
                            University of Potsdam, Potsdam (Germany)

2011-2013          African Studies 
                           University of Leipzig, Leipzig (Germany)

2004-2011          Abitur (A-levels)
                           Beethoven High School, Berlin (Germany)

2008-2009         Exchange year
                          Grassy Park High School, Cape Town (South Africa)


Alida Melissa Bouatta (Master student)

2017-2018      Master Biology Health, mention Genetics Physiology and Pathology

2015-2017      Bachelor in Cell Biology and Physiology at Clermont Auvergne University

2012-2015      Bachelor's degree in Fundamental and Applied Genetics at Houari Boumediene University of Science and                                             Technology.

2011-2012      1st year in Science of the Earth and Universe at the University of Science and Technology Houari Boumediene

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