Marta Peirats-Llobet is a Research Associate in the Department of Animal, Plants and Soil Sciences at La Trobe Univerity. She obtained her undergraduate studies and Masters in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Genetics from Universidad of Valencia, Spain. She obtained her Ph.D. in Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology at IBMCP in Spain.
During her training, Dr. Peirats-Llobet studied how drought stress hormone, ABA, was connected with chromatin remodelling machinery. Marta joined La Trobe University, Australia in early 2018 as a post-doctoral researcher to study seed germination with high-throughput sequencing techniques.