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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

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

Institute of Organic Chemistry with Centre of Phytochemistry

Inter- and IntraMolecular Processes Group

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria

Natural products (wine polyphenols, Bulgarian rose aromatic products, essential oils, medicinal plants).

Analytical Chemistry (Molecular spectroscopy: UV-Vis Abs/Fl, IR/NIR, NMR; MS; chromatography: GC, GC/MS, HPLC, LC/MS, chemometrics), Quantum Chemistry (equilibria, reactivity, DFT methods development), Pharmaceutical and food analsysis

Laboratory for Instrumental Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry,

Institute of Organic Chemistry with Centre of Phytochemistry,

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria

Natural products, Essential oils, Instrumental analytical chemistry, Chromatography, Mass spectrometry

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

INRA - Centre Val de Loire
UMR BioForA INRA - ONF

Orléans, France

ATR FT-IR imaging

Deborde, Catherine

Bordeaux Metabolome Facility – INBS MetaboHUB

Fruit Biology & Pathology, INRA – Bordeaux University
France

NMR-based plant metabolomics

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

Scion Research, Rotorua, New Zealand

Fluorescence microscopy of plants, especially wood, leaves, and reproductive structures. Light and electron microscopy of biomaterials

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.

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


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

The Australian National University

Research School of Biology

46 Sullivan’s Creek Road

Acton ACT 2601

Australia

Near-infrared Spectroscopy in ecological studies, in particular in studies of plant animal interactions

Biological Systems Engineering, Washington State University, USA

Hyperspectral imaging application in crops stress detection

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,

IHSM-CSIC-UMA, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Department at University
of Málaga, Spain

Plant biology, plant
biophysics, plant biochemistry, FTIR, plant cuticle, cutin, waxes,
phenolic compounds and polysaccharides

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

Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel 

Hyper- and multispectral sensing of plants for early biotic and abiotic stress detection

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

The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited

Raman spectroscopy, chemometrics, analytical chemistry and natural products chemistry

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

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

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

China Agricultural University, Beijing, P. R. China

Application of molecular vibration spectrum and chemical imaging in biomass

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

Institute of Plant Nutritiion and Soil Science, Kiel University, Germany

Plant nutrition, phytochemistry, food quality, abiotic stress, apoplast, wheat grain proteomics, chromatography (HPLC, IC, GC), mass spectroscopy (IRMS, ICP-MS), fluorescence microscopy and macroscopy, ratio imaging, microspectroscopy, in situ localization of nutrients

Faculty of Agriculture, University of Belgrade, Department of Agrobotany, Nemanjina 6, Zemun, Serbia 

Anatomy and cytological analysis of fruit pericarp during development; Effects of biotic and abiotic stress on plant anatomy; Raman spectroscopy in plant material 

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

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

Reinecke, Andreas

Applied Zoology / Animal Ecology

Institute of Biology - Freie Universität Berlin

Harderslebener Str. 9

Chemical ecology, with practical expertise in GC-MS, GC-FID, and these techniques coupled with biological detectors: GC-EAD, GC-Ca+-Imaging etc. Chiral and preparative GC.

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

Innorenew CoE, Izola, Slovenia

NIR, MIR, PTR-MS and XRF spectroscopies, Chemometrics,

Wood surface characterization,

Wood chemistry,

Evaluation of degradation level of bio-based products,

Materials modelling,

Wood modification,

Biomasses characterization,

Service life performance


Department of pharmaceutical sciences, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa

NIR and MIR spectroscopy,

Quality control of herbal products and medicines, Hyperspectral imaging, Chemometrics, Biochemistry, Chromatography 

Umeå Plant Science Centre, Umeå University, Sweden

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

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

China Agricultural University, Beijing, P. R. China

Application of molecular vibration spectrum and chemical imaging in biomass

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


Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB)

Max-Eyth-Allee 100

14469 Potsdam-Bornim

Germany

frequency resolved spectroscopy, fruit development, fruit quality, imaging, multispectral analysis, physiological plant modelling, precision horticulture, spatially resolved spectroscopy

International Society for Plant Spectroscopy, since 2015