Discipline Representatives

Chris C

Genetics and Molecular Biology Representative

Dr Christopher Cazzonelli

Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, Western Sydney University
C.Cazzonelli@westernsydney.edu.au
http://www.uws.edu.au/hie/chriscazzonelli
http://asps.org.au/research/molecular-biology
https://www.facebook.com/Environmental-Epigenetics-Laboratory-315894808574055/?ref=hl
Research Interests: environmental change, epigenetic and RNA regulation, carotenoid biology, crop biofortication, plant acclimation and adaptation
Elected: October 2015

Alex J

Cell Biology Representative

Dr Alex Johnson

School of BioSciences, The University of Melbourne
johnsa@unimelb.edu.au
https://alexjohnsonlab.com/
ASPS Cell Biology website
Research interests: Transition metals, Biofortification, Metal Homeostasis
Elected: October 2015

Plant-Microbe Interactions Representative

Associate Professor Rebecca Ford

Environmental Futures Research Institute, Griffith University
rebecca.ford@griffith.edu.au
Academic website
ASPS Plant-Microbe Interactions website
Research interests: Plant/Microbe Interactions
Elected:
 October 2016

matthew t

Plant Development Representative

Dr Matthew Tucker

School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, University of Adelaide
mailto:matthew.tucker@adelaide.edu.au
http://www.adelaide.edu.au/directory/matthew.tucker
ASPS Plant Development website
Research interests: Plant Development
Elected: September 2015

SONY DSC

Plant Science Education Representative

Dr Thomas Roberts

Faculty of Agriculture and Environment, The University of Sydney
tom.roberts@sydney.edu.au
Academic website
ASPS Teaching website
Research interests: Science education
Elected: September 2015

Andrew M

Whole Plant  Representative

Dr Andrew Merchant

Faculty of Agriculture and Environment, The University of Sydney
andrew.merchant@sydney.edu.au
http://sydney.edu.au/agriculture/academic_staff/andrew.merchant.php
ASPS Whole Plants website
Research interests: Whole plant physiology
Elected: September 2015

SEBASTIAN P

Environmental and Ecophysiology: Global Change Representative

Dr Sebastian Pfautsch

Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, Western Sydney University
S.Pfautsch@westernsydney.edu.au
http://www.uws.edu.au/hie/people/researchers/doctor_sebastian_pfautsch
Research interests: Plant Water Use, Tree Hydraulic Functioning, Wood Anatomy, Global Change Effects
Elected: October 2015

 Student Representatives



Mr Muhammad Kamran

School of Agriculture Food and wine, University of Adelaide muhammad.kamran@adelaide.edu.au
Research Interests: Plant nutrient transport; Mechanism of root growth in alkaline soils; GABA signalling in plants; membrane transporters
Elected: October 2016


Ms Samantha McGaughey

Centre of Excellence for Plant Energy Biology, The University of Adelaide samantha.mcgaughey@adelaide.edu.au
Research interests: aquaporins, ion and water transport
Elected:
 October 2016


Ms Viviana Rosati

School of Biological Sciences, Monash University. viviana.rosati@monash.edu
Research interests: Genetics/Molecular Biology
Elected: October 2016