Eiri Heyno| | Australian National University
Eiri Heyno is a technical officer at The Australian National University. Her research focuses on the improvement of plant growth and productivity by making photosynthesis work better through the study of photosynthesis and the growth of mutants that affect different aspects of photosynthesis. For the RIPE project, Eiri will be focusing on mesophyll conductance. She earned her master’s degree in plant biochemistry from the University of Turku. She went on to earn her doctorate in plant biochemistry from French Atomic Energy Commission, or Commissariat à l'énergie atomique, also known as CEA Saclay. She has completed postdoctoral research positions in three different institutions. Her work is published in journals such as Plant Physiology, Journal of Biological Chemistry, and Plant Cell.