Francisco M. Ayala

PhD Student


Francisco Ayala joined the Wulff Lab in September 2022. Being an Agricultural Engineer, he has worked as breeder for the Argentinean wheat seed industry since 2005. During the last 10 years he led the Bioceres HB4 wheat project which developed and marketed the first GM wheat varieties with enhanced drought resistance. He is interested in the research of combining durable rust resistance traits with drought resistance technologies to produce more resilient wheats for challenging environments.