Dimitra Papantoniou

Dimitra got her first degree in Agricultural Biotechnology from the Agricultural University of Athens. She continued her master studies in the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (MAICh), department of Horticultural Genetics and Biotechnology. Her master thesis was entitled: Sub-cloning of cassettes comprising tomato P4H1 and P4H3 cDNAs with or without their promoter sequences into two types of binary vectors with epitope tags and agro-mediated transformation in tomato, focusing mainly on molecular cloning. Dimitra has recently joined the Plant and Environmental Biotechnology Laboratory as a PhD candidate working on the Endophytic fungi mechanisms of action on the root of legumes and their implication in the defense and development of the plant.

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