Utrecht University has appointed biologist Rashmi Sasidharan as Professor of Plant Stress Resilience. Together with her research group, Sasidharan aims to pinpoint the mechanisms that help plants cope with stressful environments. This knowledge will pave the way toward more climate-resilient crops.
Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutritional problems in the world. PhD candidate at Utrecht University Neshat Moslehi has invented compounds that could potentially be used for iron fortification of foods.