The team

Meet AsiaBlight Coordination Committee at CIP

Oscar Ortiz

Director General at the International Potato Center (CIP)

CIP, International Center of Potato, Lima, Peru

Xiaoping Lu

Deputy Director General for CCCAP

CIP-CCCAP, International Center of Potato, China Center for Asia Pacific
Beijing, China

Philip Kear

China Liaison Scientist

CIP-CCCAP, International Center of Potato, China Center for Asia Pacific
Beijing, China

Jorge Andrade-Piedra

Plant Pathologist

CIP, International Center of Potato, Lima, Peru

Meet AsiaBlight Scientific Committee 2021-2023

Pham Thi Thu Huong, PhD

Agricultural Researcher, Field Crops Research Institute

Hai Duong, Vietnam

Sanjoy Guha Roy, PhD

Professor, Department of Botany, West Bengal State University

Bārāsat, India

Tongle Hu, PhD

Professor Plant Pathology, Hebei Agricultural University (HEBAU)

Hebei, China

Seishi Akino, PhD

Professor Plant Pathology, Hokkaido University

Sapporo, Japan

Mohammad Rashidul Islam, PhD

Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, Bangladesh Agricultural University

Mymensingh, Bangladesh

Meet AsiaBlight Regional Representatives 2021-2023

Jeomsoon Kim

Plant Pathologist, Highland Agriculture Research Institute, National Institute of Crop Science

Republic of Korea

Zurab Khidesheli, PhD

Head of Research, Department of Integrated Pest Management, Scientific Research Center of Agriculture

Tbilissi, Georgia

Sanjoy Guha Roy, PhD

Professor, Department of Botany, West Bengal State University

Bārāsat, India

Mohammad Rashidul Islam, PhD

Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, Bangladesh Agricultural University

Mymensingh, Bangladesh

Waqas Raza

Professor, University of Sargodha

Punjab Pakistan

Ani Widiastuti

Plant Pathologist, Dept. of Plant Protection, Fac. of Agriculture, Universitas Gadjah Mada

Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Xingbin Che

Plant Pathologist, Chongqing Plant Protection Institute

Chongqing, China

Ram Bahadur Khadka, Ph.D.

Scientist – Plant Pathology, Nepal Agricultural Research Council (NARC)

Kathmandu, Nepal

Pham Thi Thu Huong, PhD

Agricultural Researcher, Field Crops Research Institute

Hai Duong, Vietnam

Seishi Akino, PhD

Professor Plant Pathology, Hokkaido University

Sapporo, Japan

Saltanat Mambetova

Assistant Professor, Dept. Earth and Environmental Science , University of Central Asia

Khorog, Tajikistan
Also representing Kyrgyzstan

Teresita Masangcay

NPRCRTC, Benguet State University

Benguet, Philippines

Mukhtabar Tashmatova

Tashkent State Agrarian University

Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Meet AsiaBlight advisor

Louise Cooke, PhD

Queen’s University, Belfast, UK