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Liana Acevedo-Siaca

Liana Acevedo-Siaca

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Liana Acevedo-Siaca is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Illinois. Her research focuses on examining the naturally occurring photosynthetic diversity of rice in order to establish a genetic basis for photosynthesis. She has worked in various institutions within the U.S. and internationally, including the International Rice Research Institute in the Philippines as a U.S. Borlaug Fellow in Global Food Security. She received her bachelor’s degree in plant science from Cornell University and her doctorate at Illinois. Read Liana's feature profile. 
 

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