Dr Gezahegn Tessema Girma received a Doctor of Philosophy in botany and plant science from the National University of Ireland Galway in 2014. Dr Tessema is currently employed as a Postdoctoral Research Assistant at Purdue University.
His awards and research accomplishments include Prestigious Japan International Award for Outstanding Young Agricultural Researchers.
USD 17000, from Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS) for the proposal entitled SuperSAGE analysis for determination of flowering and sex-related genes in Dioscorea rotundata
Research fellowship from the Dutch ministry of foreign affairs at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture.
Purdue University is a public research university in West Lafayette, Indiana and is the flagship campus of the Purdue University system. The university was founded in 1869 after Lafayette businessman John Purdue donated land and money to establish a college of science, technology, and agriculture in his name. The first classes were held on September 16, 1874, with six instructors and 39 students.
The main campus in West Lafayette offers more than 200 majors for undergraduates, over 69 masters and doctoral programs, and professional degrees in pharmacy and veterinary medicine. In addition, Purdue has 18 intercollegiate sports teams and more than 900 student organizations. Purdue is a member of the Big Ten Conference and enrolls the second largest student body of any university in Indiana, as well as the fourth largest international student population of any university in the United States.
This profile appears in the World Book of Researchers 2018.
Information correct as on 06 July 2018 0548 HRS GMT.