Ali Taheri

Profile

  • Time Zone
    Central

  • Organization
    Tennessee State University

  • Role
    Scientist Mentor: I will mentor teams of students online

  • Research Interests (300 words)
    Plant molecular genetics and breeding. We are engaged in generating mutant plants through either chemical mutagenesis or targeted mutation using CRISPR/CAS9 system.Plants I am working now are Soybean, Canola and Camelina.

  • Profile Question 1
    What is best about being a scientist?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 1 here (300 words):
    It never gets boring. There is always new question that keeps your mind busy.

  • Profile Question 2
    What is best about being a scientist?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 2 here (300 words):
    You get a chance to solve a puzzle. Its just like a game made for big kids. You have to try different combinations to solve this pozzle!

  • Profile Question 3
    What lessons have you learned in your career about how science works?

  • Answer the question you selected for profile question 3 here (300 words):
    The path to get to the answer is not straightforward and you will face many difficulties which challenges your mind and forces you to think for solutions.

  • Availability
    I am currently available for mentoring, please send me team match invitations

  • In addition to English, I am comfortable communicating with students in the following languages:
    (not set)

  • Capacity: How many teams at a time are you comfortable working with?
    2

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