Dominique Van Der Straeten
Dominique Van Der Straeten is a senior full professor at Ghent University, and research director of the Laboratory of Functional Plant Biology (fpb.ugent.be). She conducted her PhD research at Harvard University with prof. H.M. Goodman and in Ghent with prof. M. Van Montagu. Her research interests encompass ethylene metabolism and its interactions, as well as vitamin metabolism and crop biofortification. She was a pioneer on remote detection of plant disease and nutrient stress using multispectral imaging. Dominique published over 250 contributions indexed in the Web of Science (All databases), cited more than 13000 times.
She is an elected member of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts.