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Walter Israel

Walter Krystler Israel is a PhD candidate from the Western Sydney University Node under the supervision of Dr. Oula Ghannoum. He is currently working on resolving the differences in carbon isotope discrimination during photosynthesis among C4 biochemical subtypes in grasses. He will also further explore the physiological variations in stomatal responses in these subtypes and possibly correlate water use efficiency.

Before coming here, Walter worked under Dr. William Paul Quick of the C4 Rice Project in IRRI specifically in the field of immunofluorescence microscopy and transgenic physiology.