Sunitha Subramaniam| | University of Essex
Sunitha Subramaniam is a research assistant at the University of Essex, working in the lab of Christine Raines. Her interests lie in plant responses to abiotic and biotic stress—and the subsequent effect on plant yields. Sunitha’s work for the RIPE project focuses on experiments involving molecular biology, protein analysis, and plant phenotyping and physiological techniques. She is also involved in the growth and maintenance of genetically modified tobacco under controlled environmental and greenhouse conditions and setting up large-scale greenhouse experiments. She earned her bachelor’s degree in technology from Anna University, her master’s degree in biotechnology from the University of Essex, and received her doctorate in plant molecular biology from the University of Essex. Her work is published in journals such as The Plant Cell, The Plant Journal, and Steroids.