RQS Reviewer Biotechnologist and Associate Breeding Scientist

Micaela Landeira | MS

Expert in: Biotechnology - Breeding - Genetics - Bioinformatics - Biostatistics

Micaela Landeira is a biotechnologist specialised in plant breeding and genetics. She has contributed to the plant pathology and virology field by participating in multiple research projects studying key horticultural viruses. She currently works as an Associate Breeding Scientist for Syngenta, with a goal of developing new tomato varieties.

“Minds are like parachutes, they only function when open”.

Micaela Landeira is a biotechnologist with a Master's Degree in Bioinformatics and Biostatistics from Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC). A lifelong science enthusiast, she specialises in plant breeding and genetics. Experienced in the field of plant virology, Landeira has worked as a researcher on multiple projects studying plant resistance, synergistic interactions, and developing detection methods for Begomoviruses. She is currently working in the agriculture sector as a breeding scientist to coordinate research activities to develop novel tomato varieties.

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