ATP Expands Their Research & Development Team with Addition of Dr. Ozlem Yuksel

Working closely with Rob Bahry, the Director of Research and Development, Ozlem will conduct growth chamber experiments and field trials investigating response of crop plants to seed and foliar applications.

Written on 03/01/14

ATP Nutrition is excited to announce Dr. Ozlem Yuksel to the position of Research Associate. Working closely with Rob Bahry, the Director of Research and Development, Ozlem will conduct growth chamber experiments and field trials investigating response of crop plants to seed and foliar applications of various mineral nutrients and growth promoting compounds.

Ozlem has received her MSc and PhD degrees in plant mineral nutrition from the University of Cukurova in Turkey in 1993 and 2000, respectively. In her MSc and PhD she investigated genotypic variation for tolerance to zinc deficiency in different durum wheat genotypes, respectively. Particular attention was given to characterization of physiological parameters involved in the expression of varied genetic tolerance to zinc deficiency stress.

She completed part of her MSc thesis at the Stuttgart-Hohenheim University in Germany. Before joining ATP Nutrition Ltd., Ozlem was working at the Cukurova University at the Plant Nutrition and Soil Science Department as Research Associate. She has also worked as a Research Associate at the Plant Science Department of University of Manitoba between June 2012-June 2013. She has published 7 papers in national and international journals or proceedings.

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Yuksel to the ATP Nutrition family. Dr. Yuksel can be reached at dr.yuksel@atpnutrition.ca for more information regarding ATP Nutrition and its products, please consult our website at www.atpnutrition.ca.