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Department of Plant Sciences


Research Group



Thiago is an early career scientist who trained as a technologist in environmental sanitation. This training gave him a strong background in ecology and toxicology as well as in mathematics and programming. He carried out his PhD and a postdoc at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plants Physiology in Potsdam and secured expertise in experimental and genetic manipulation of plants and precise quantification of metabolite levels and transcript abundance.
Thiago’s research at the Crop Science Centre is into the organogenesis of root nodules and the engineering of barley plants.
Research Associate
Dr Thiago Morales

Contact Details

Email address: 
Crop Science Centre,
Lawrence Weaver Road,