Inscribed in PhD in crop production sciences in the National Agronomic Institute (Tunis),
Yousfi Fatma Zahra joined the CNRGV technical team for a period of six months from June to November 2012.
Her laboratory is interested in studying genes involved in the resistance of abiotic stress in durum wheat. The aim of her project is to better characterise genes belonging to the WRKY transcription factors family. She will perform the screening of a Durum wheat BAC library to isolate BACs carrying these genes of interest.