Bibek Aryal is postdoctoral researcher at Umeå Plant Science Centre, Sweden. Dr. Aryal received his PhD in Molecular Plant Science from University of Fribourg, Switzerland in 2017 with Prof. Markus Geisler. He obtained his Master degree from Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. Before joining Umeå Plant Science Centre his work focuses on phytohormone auxin and its regulation in the context of plant pathogen interaction. During post doc his research focuses on differential cell elongation during apical hook development in Arabidopsis. Dr. Aryal has been co-supervising several Bachelor and Master projects and published more than 10 research articles in international journals.