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Dr. Neha Rai
Department of Plant Sciences
University of Geneva, Sciences III

30 Quai E. Ansermet
CH-1211 Geneva 4

Tel.: +41-22-379-3653


Born in 1989 in Uttar Pradesh, India

Nationality: Indian


2020 -

Postdoc, Department of Botany and Plant Biology, University of Geneva

2014 - 2020

PhD, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland. Thesis: "Perception of solar UV radiation and blue light by plants: photoreceptors, transcriptome and environmental acclimation" (Supervisor: Dr. Pedro J. Aphalo)

2013 - 2014

International Training Course fellowship project (Biological Research Center, Szeged, Hungary). Project title: "The role of light harvesting complex in the macro-assembly and regulatory functions of photosystem II enriched membranes" (Supervisor: Dr. László Kovács)


MSc in Plant Biology and Biotechnology, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Hyderabad, India. MSc project title: "Retardation of salt-induced changes in photosynthetic apparatus from Chlamydomonas reinhardtii" (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Rajagopal Subramanyam)


BSc in Botany Honours, Department of Botany, Banaras Hindu University, India 



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