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Nihal Öztolan Erol

PhD in Plant Genetics

Work Experience

Researcher (2021-present) Sabancı University Nanotechnology Research and Application Center (SUNUM), İstanbul / Turkey

Postdoctoral researcher (2019-2021) Sabancı University, İstanbul / Turkey

Postdoctoral researcher (2016-2017) SUNUM, İstanbul / Turkey

Biotech Breeder (2014-2016) Enza Zaden, Enkhuizen / the Netherlands

Research Interests

Plant Molecular Biology, Plant Genetics, Plant Breeding, Digital Phenotyping, Agricultural Biotechnology, Biotic and Abiotic Stress

Last 5 Publications

  1. Oztolan-Erol N, Sen Y, Demirbas-Uzel G, Lucas SJ. Silverleaf Whitefly infestation coupled with the impact of climate change intensifies squash Silverleaf Disorder. (in review)
  2. Oztolan-Erol N, Helmstetter AJ, İnan A, Buggs RJA and Lucas SJ (2021) Unraveling Genetic Diversity Amongst European Hazelnut (Corylus avellana L.) Varieties in Turkey. Frontiers in Plant Sciences 12:661274. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2021.661274
  3. Tsugawa H, Nakabayashi R, Mori T, Yamada Y, Takahashi M, Rai A, Sugiyama R, Yamamoto H, Nakaya T, Yamazaki M, Kooke R, Bac-Molenaar JA, Oztolan-Erol N, Keurentjes JJB, Arita M, Saito K (2019) A cheminformatics approach to characterize metabolomes in stable-isotope-labeled organisms. Nature Methods 16 (4):295-298. doi:10.1038/s41592-019-0358-2
  4. Helmstetter AJ, Oztolan-Erol N, Lucas SJ, Buggs RJA. (2020) Genetic diversity and domestication of hazelnut (Corylus avellana L.) in Turkey. Plants, People, Planet 2(4):326-339. doi: 10.1002/ppp3.10078


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