Parissa  Taheri | Plant Pathology | Women Researcher Award

Prof  Parissa  Taheri | Plant Pathology | Women Researcher Award

Researcher at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran

Parissa Taheri is an Iranian Professor specializing in Plant Pathology and Mycology. Born in Mashad, Iran, she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Crop Protection from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad (1998), a Master’s degree in Plant Pathology from the same university (2001), and a Ph.D. in Applied Biological Sciences, specializing in Plant Pathology and Plant Physiology, from Ghent University, Belgium (2007).


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🎓 Education:

  • Bachelor in Crop Protection (1994-1998) – Ferdowsi University of Mashad, IRAN
  • Master in Plant Pathology (1999-2001) – Ferdowsi University of Mashad, IRAN
  • Ph.D. in Applied Biological Sciences, Plant Pathology, and Plant Physiology (2003-2007) – Ghent University, Belgium
  • Additional trainings in Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Genetics of Pathogenesis, and Functional Genomics

📚 Scientific Achievements:

  • Publications: 70 papers in high-quality international JCR journals
  • H-index (Scopus): 21 | H-index (Google Scholar): 24 | Citations: 1750

🔬 Professional Affiliations and Honors:

  • Editor-in-Chief: “Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology,” ELSEVIER (from January 2023)
  • Senior Editor: “Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology,” ELSEVIER (2020-2022)
  • Editor: “Mycologia Iranica,” “Biological Control of Pests and Plant Diseases,” “Rhizosphere,” “Frontiers in Plant Science,” “Journal of Natural Pesticide Research”
  • Managing Guest Editor: Various special issues in reputable journals
  • Graduate Member: Iranian Mycological Society, Iranian Phytopathological Society

Crafting innovative pathways in Plant Pathology, Parissa Taheri contributes significantly to the scientific community, balancing editorial roles with groundbreaking research. Follow her journey of unraveling nature’s mysteries at Home Page. 🌿📑 #PlantPathology #Mycology #ScientificInnovation

Research Focus 🌾🔬

Parissa Taheri’s pioneering work in Plant Pathology and Mycology revolves around unraveling intricate plant-microbe interactions. Her studies explore the dynamic interplay of oxidative stress, antioxidant responses, and callose deposition in tomatoes facing diverse Rhizoctonia spp. Additionally, she delves into the role of endophytic fungi like Acrophialophora jodhpurensis, methionine, and nitric oxide in fortifying wheat against Fusarium graminearum. Taheri’s investigations extend to the crosstalk of nitro-oxidative stress and iron in plant immunity, showcasing a holistic understanding of plant defense mechanisms. She explores biocontrol potential in endophytic bacteria against wheat pathogens and leverages essential oils for controlling fungi and bacteria on cereals. This multidimensional research enriches agricultural practices, emphasizing sustainable solutions and the pivotal role of beneficial microorganisms. 🌱👩‍🔬 #PlantPathology #Mycology #Biocontrol #SustainableAgriculture


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Sabrina Sarrocco | Patologia vegetale | Best Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr Sabrina Sarrocco | Patologia vegetale | Best Researcher Award

Professore Associato at  Università di Pisa, Italy

Dr. Sabrina Sarrocco is an Associate Professor of Plant Pathology (SSD AGR/12) at the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Agro-environmental Sciences (DISAAA-a) at the University of Pisa. She was born on January 2, 1973.


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Ph.D. in Plant Production Sciences, University of Pisa, 2004. Specialization in Plant Biotechnology, University of Pisa, 2000. Professional qualification as a Biologist, 1999. Bachelor’s degree (cum laude) in Biological Sciences, University of Rome “La Sapienza,” 1998.

Professional Achievements:

Holds the National Scientific Qualification (ASN) as a Full Professor (07/D1 – Plant Pathology and Entomology) from July 30, 2018, to July 30, 2027. Holds the National Scientific Qualification (ASN) as an Associate Professor (seconda fascia) in Plant Pathology and Entomology from March 28, 2017, to March 28, 2026.


Research Focus 🌱🔬:

Dr. Sabrina Sarrocco’s research focuses on 🌱 Plant Pathology, with a specialization in the biological control of plant diseases using beneficial fungi and bacteria. Her work encompasses the characterization of Trichoderma species from forest ecosystems, understanding the mechanisms underlying biological control of Fusarium diseases in cereals, and exploring the modulatory effects of Trichoderma gamsii T6085 on biocontrol-relevant defense gene expression in wheat. Additionally, she contributes to advancements in plant disease management in the post-genomic era through editorial work. Dr. Sarrocco’s recent publication highlights breakthroughs in biological disease control by beneficial microorganisms over the past 50 years. 🍄🌿


Dr. Sabrina Sarrocco has accumulated a total of 2,985 citations since the beginning of her academic career. Since 2019, she has received 1,984 citations. Her h-index, a measure of both productivity and citation impact, is 28, and since 2019, it stands at 24. The i10-index, which reflects the number of publications with at least 10 citations, is 58 overall and 51 since 2019. These metrics indicate a significant and impactful contribution to the field of Plant Pathology, showcasing her influence on scholarly literature.


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