Gabriela Pereyra
PhD student

room: B1.015
phone: +49 3641 576 164
fax: +49 3641 577863

MPI for Biogeochemistry
Hans-Knöll-Str. 10
07745, Jena

Research Interests

  • Crop plant physiology
  • Response of plants to abiotic stresses
  • Legume trees physiology

Professional Career

Since 04/12 I have joined the Jena Drought Stress Experiment to study in a tropical Legume species its potential drought tolerance driven by the overall plant response and pulse stress severity.

09/07 - 06/09

Research assistant at the Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research, Department of Plant Physiology
Project: "Effect of exogenously applied 24-Epibrassinolide on rice plants subjected to drought under greenhouse conditions"

Academic Career

10/09 - 01/12

MSc in Agricultural Sciences at University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany
Thesis: “Potential yield of Venezuelan maize varieties under variable water supply”

09/00 - 09/07

BSc of Biology, Central University of Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela
Thesis: “Water Use Efficiency of Venezuelan cocoa cultivars (Theobroma cacao)"

Conference contributions

Pereyra, G., Asch, F., Pieters, A. & Rengifo, E. 2012. Potential Yield of Venezuelan Maize Varieties Under Variable Water Supply. Tropentag Conference. 19-21 September, Goettingen.