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Dean Ravenscroft



  • Dean Ravenscroft

    2004 - PhD Developmental Biology and Molecular Genetics, University of East Anglia

    2000 - MRes Biomolecular Sciences, University of York

    1999 - BSc Biology, Open University


    Dr Ravenscroft’s PhD research was done at the John Innes Centre in the United Kingdom, and the Max-Planck-Institut für Züchtungsforschung in Germany. His research focused on the convergence of distinct flowering time pathways in Arabidopsis, and particularly on the flowering-time gene SOC1. He then moved to the United States and worked as a curator on the plant comparative genomics database Gramene, at Cornell University. In addition to his core scientific skills, he also has a keen interest in website development, SEO, and photography. Dr Ravenscroft joined the Edanz Group as an editor in 2012.