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About Associate Professor Bronwyn J Barkla

Associate Professor Dr. Bronwyn J Barkla
Msc. (Uni. of Toronto), PhD (Uni. of Toronto)
Dr. Barkla is an Associate Professor in Southern Cross Plant Science . Prior to that appointment she was a researcher at the Biotechnology Institute of the National Autonomous University of Mexico. She received her Master's (1989) and Ph.D. (1994) in the Department of Botany at the University of Toronto and carried out Post-doctoral research in the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of Oxford (1994–1995) . Bronwyn was the Vice President of the Mexican Proteomics Society from 2010 to 2012 and was on the Executive Board of the Society from 2008 to 2010.
Bronwyn is a representative for the International Plant Proteomics organization
and is on the Editorial Board for Journal of Agricultural Sciences, and Frontiers in Plant Biology, as well as on the Peer Review Board for Journal of Visualized Experiments.
Her research interests include studying the role of membrane transport proteins in abiotic stress tolerance in crop and model halophyte plants and she is currently using a
proteomics approach to further understanding in this area. Her lab is one of only a handful of labs in Australia using the technique of Free Flow Electrophoresis to fractionate membrane proteins and reduce sample complexity prior to MS analysis.


Present Associate Professor, Southern Cross University Southern Cross Plant Science


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Contact Information

PO Box 157
Lismore NSW
Australia 2480
Phone: (+61 2) 6620 3159


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