People & Education

University of Guelph

Dr. Praveen K. Saxena is a Professor of Plant Agriculture at the University of Guelph and also serves as the Director of GRIPP. His Plant Cell Technology Lab focuses on the study of regulatory signals of plant morphogenesis and the development of propagation and conservation technologies for plant species that are rare, endangered, or medicinally and ecologically important. Dr. Saxena teaches a number of courses related to controlled environment production of plants, plant biotechnology and medicinal plants.

Highly Qualified Personnel

GRIPP supports undergraduate and graduate students as well as post-doctoral researchers in interdisciplinary areas of research on plant conservation.

GRIPP also welcomes researchers and teachers to learn about our conservation strategies, techniques and teaching materials for developing teaching tools and hands-on class room experience for the students.


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Ahmed Salama Graduate Student