18 Jan 2024

Katherine Denby Assumes Role as Editor-in-Chief for The Plant Journal

Exciting times ahead! Professor Katherine Denby takes the reins at The Plant Journal, ushering in a new era of groundbreaking research in plant biology.

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The Plant Journal (TPJ) is thrilled to announce the appointment of Professor Katherine Denby as its new Editor-in-Chief starting January 2024. Currently a Professor at the University of York's Centre for Novel Agricultural Products, Katherine brings a wealth of expertise in plant science, particularly in the study of plant disease resistance. Her research integrates genomics, transcriptomics, and network analysis to unravel the complexities of plant defense mechanisms.

With a background that includes a BSc in Microbiology from the University of Bristol and a DPhil in Plant Science from the University of Oxford, Katherine has been associated with TPJ since 2018 as an Editor. Prior to her current role, she served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Experimental Botany and Plants, People, Planet. Her editorial experience positions her well to lead TPJ, ensuring the journal continues to be a prominent platform for cutting-edge research in plant biology.

As TPJ's new Editor-in-Chief, Katherine Denby's leadership is anticipated to bring fresh perspectives and drive impactful contributions to the field. The scientific community eagerly looks forward to the exciting developments and insights that will unfold under her editorial guidance.


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