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International Society for Plant Spectroscopy

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Only those members who agreed to post their membership profiles are listed, together with their areas of expertise.

There is no physical address permanently associated to the International Society for Plant Spectroscopy. For contact, use the either the affiliation and email address of the Head and Board directly (see below), or send an email to the Board.

Head

András Gorzsás

Vibrational Spectroscopy Core Facility

Department of Chemistry

Umeå University

SE-90187 Umeå

SWEDEN

Email

 

Board

Marie-Francoise Devaux

INRA-Nantes

FRANCE

Email

 

Notburga Gierlinger

Department of Material Sciences and Process Engineering

BOKU - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences

A-1190 Vienna

AUSTRIA

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Name

Affiliation

Area of Expertise

Agarwal, Umesh P

US Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory

Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Raman spectroscopy, cellulose nanomaterials, enzyme hydrolysis of wood, wood cell wall nanostructure, methods for estimating crystallinity of cellulose-containing materials, Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS), cellulose interactions with water, Raman database of lignin models and interpretation of spectra

Baranska, Malgorzata

Jagiellonian University

Faculty of Chemistry

Raman Imaging Group

3 Ingardena, 30-060 Krakow, Poland

Raman microscopy and imaging, FT-IR microscopy and imaging, Raman Optical Activity, chemometrics, plant tissue and single cell analysis, secondary metabolites, carotenoids

Chabbert, Brigitte

Fractionation of AgroResources and Environment, INRA, University of Reims Champagne Ardenne, Reims, France

Lignoceluloses, bast fibres, lignin, cell wall deconstruction, microscopy, FTIR, NMR, fluorescence

Chaix, Gilles

CIRAD, AGAP unit, Cedex Montpellier, France

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Departamento de Ciências Florestais, ESALQ/Universidade de São Paulo, Brasil

Genetic and environmental controls of wood properties, forest breeding, selection, material multiplication, seed production, plantation management, wood properties measurement, high throughput phenotypying by Near InfraRed Spectroscopy for physical, chemical, mechanical wood properties and non-wood products, Eucalyptus, Acacia, Teak

Devaux, Marie-Francoise

Biopolymers, Interactions, Assemblies

Plant Cell Wall and their Polysaccharides

INRA-Nantes, Nantes, France

FT-IR, Raman, Fluorescence imaging

hyperspectral image analysis

chemometry, image analysis

plant histology, plant cell wall

maize stem, wheat grain, apple

Durand, Sylvie

Biopolymers, Interactions, Assemblies

Plant Cell Wall and their Polysaccharides

INRA-Nantes, Nantes, France

FT-IR spectroscopy and micro-spectroscopy, microfluidic, plant cell walls polysaccharide (cellulose, hemicelluloses and pectins) and lignins, maize stem and grain, wheat, brachypodium.

Elbaum, Rivka

The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel

Cell wall micro-characterization, silica in plants, silicon bio-mineralization by plants, hygroscopic movement in seed dispersal, Raman micro-spectroscopy, polarized light microscopy, scanning electron microscopy

Fagerstedt, Kurt V

Department of Biosciences, Viikki Biocenter 3, Helsinki University, Finland

 

Felten, Judith

Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, Umeå Plant Science Centre, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umeå, Sweden

Plant hormone signalling, plant development, ethylene, auxin, wood, ectomycorrhiza, plant cell walls, FT-IR and Raman micro-spectroscopy, hyper spectral image analysis, transcriptomics, histology, Populus, Arabidopsis

Gierlinger, Notburga

Department of Material Sciences and Process Engineering, BOKU - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

FT-IR spectroscopy, FT-IR microspectroscopy, Raman microspectroscopy, hyperspectral image analysis, plant cell walls, wood,

Gorzsás, András

Department of Chemistry, Umeå University, Sweden

FT-IR spectroscopy, FT-IR microspectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy, Raman microspectroscopy, hyperspectral image analysis, chemometrics

Guillon, Fabienne

Biopolymers, Interactions, Assemblies

Plant Cell Wall and their Polysaccharides

INRA-Nantes, Nantes, France

FT-IR, fluorescence imaging, microscopy

hyperspectral imaging

plant histology, plant cell wall polysaccharides

maize stem, wheat grain, tomato, cereal grain

Hauser, Marie-Theres

Division Plant Genetics and Cell Biology, Department of Applied Genetics and Cell Biology, BOKU-University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

Raman spectroscopy, cell wall formation and signaling, responses to abiotic stressors

Heredia Bayona, Antonio

IHSM-CSIC-UMA, Departamento de Bioquímica y Biología Molecular, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Málaga, Spain

FTIR, plant cuticle, cutin, waxes, phenolic compounds, polysaccharides

Heredia-Guerrero, José Alejandro

Smart Materials, Department of Nanophysics, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy

FTIR, plant cuticle, cutin, waxes, phenolic compounds, polysaccharides

Hinterstoisser, Barbara

Department of Material Sciences and Process Engineering, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

FT-IR, FT-NIR, dynamic FT-IR, hyperspectral imaging, chemistry of lignocellulosic materials, wood chemistry

Huss, Jessica

Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Department of Biomaterials, Potsdam, Germany

Raman microspectroscopy, FT-IR spectroscopy, structure-function relationships, plant biomechanics

Jamme, Frédéric

Synchrotron SOLEIL

L'Orme des Merisiers

Saint-Aubin - BP 48

91192 Gif-sur-Yvette Cedex France

Synchrotron radiation imaging, FT-IR micro-spectroscopy, Raman, UV micro-spectroscopy, Multi-Photon and SHG Imaging, Hyperspectral Image analysis, Chemometrics

de Juan, Anna

University of Barcelona, Department of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Chemistry, Solution Equilibria and Chemometrics Group, Barcelona, Spain

Chemometrics, Image Analysis, Resolution/Unmixing

Kneipp, Janina

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Department of Chemistry

Room 2'311

Brook-Taylor-Str. 2

D-12489 Berlin, Germany

Raman microspectroscopy, surface-enhanced Raman scattering, hyperspectral imaging, multivariate statistics, MALDI-MS, pollen, cell wall

Leroux, Olivier

Research Group Pteridology

Department of Biology

Ghent University

KL Ledeganckstraat 35

9000 Gent

Belgium

In situ localization of cell wall components, histology, (immuno)cytochemical analysis, light and electron microscopy, plant biodiversity, plant anatomy, vascular plants, Arabidopsis, Selaginella

Mellerowicz, Ewa

Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, Umeå Plant Science Centre, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umeå, Sweden

Wood cell wall formation, wood cell differentiation, cell wall polysaccharides, carbohydrate active enzymes

Morel, Julien

Department of Agricultural Research for Northern Sweden,

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umeå,

Sweden

Radiative transfer modeling, hyper- and multispectral images analyses, crop modeling, coupling of models and remotely sensed data, leaf diseases

Moore, John

Institute for Wine Biotechnology, Department of Viticulture and Oenology, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

FTIR and NMR spectroscopy, chromatography, mass spectrometry, analytical chemistry, molecular biology, protein biochemistry, plnat glycobiology, wine chemistry

Pedersen, Nanna Bherregaard

National Museum of Denmark

Environmental Archaeology and Material Science, Lyngby, Denmark

FT-IR spectroscopy, FT-IR micro-spectroscopy, Raman micro-spectroscopy, wood cell walls, bacterial and fungal decay, archaeological wood

Piispanen, Riikka

Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)

Bio-based business and industry

PO Box 18

FI-01300 Vantaa

Finland

FT-IR mir, wood extractives, especially lignans, forest nutraceuticals

Prats Mateu, Batirtze

Department of Material and Process Engineering, Institute of Physics and Material Science, BOKU-University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

Raman microspectroscopy, hyperspectral image analysis, plant cell wall, lignification

Ragauskas, Arthur J

Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Lignin, cellulose, hemicellulose, biorefining, biofuels, bio-based chemicals and materials, green chemistry, NMR, ToF-SIMS, SEM, FTIR, UV/Vis

Rancic, Dragana

Faculty of Agriculture University of Belgrade, Serbia

 

Plant anatomy, histochemistry, Raman microscopy, fluorescence microscopy, agricultural plant science, biotic and abiotic stress, crop plants, medicinal plants, vascular system

Salmén, Lennart

Biorefinery and Biobased Materials, Innventia AB, Stockholm, Sweden

FT-IR spectroscopy, dynamic FT-IR spectroscopy, lignin, cellulose, hemicellulose, biorefining, biofuels, bio-based chemicals and materials

Tuominen, Hannele

Umeå Plant Science Centre, Umeå University, Sweden

Programmed cell death, secondary cell wall formation, lignification, cell-to-cell interaction, lateral root emergence, peptide signaling

Thygesen, Lisbeth Garbrecht

University of Copenhagen, Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, Copenhagen, Denmark

Plant biomass characterisation, biorefining, plant cell wall microstructure, cell wall-water-enzyme interactions, Raman and IR microspectroscopy, vibrational spectroscopy, time domain NMR relaxometry, chemometrics

Zimmermann, Boris

Faculty of Science and Technology

Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Drøbakveien 31, 1432 Ås, Norway

FT-IR spectroscopy, microspectroscopy, imaging and high throughput screening

FT-Raman spectroscopy

Raman spectroscopy and microspectroscopy

Chemometrics, multivariate data analysis and image analysis

Plant pollen, spores, seeds and leaves

Fungal spores and mycelium

Lichens

 

International Society for Plant Spectroscopy, since 2015