National University of Uzbekistan
Ecobiome R&D Centre,
Agricultural Biotechnology, Biodiversity, Soil-Plant-Microbe Interactions, Biological Control of Plant Disease
Dr. Dilfuza Egamberdieva is the Head of Ecobiome R&D Centre, Uzbekistan and Research Associate at the Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF), Germany. She graduated in biology from the National University of Uzbekistan and received her PhD in Agricultural Sciences from the Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany. She conducted her postdoctoral studies at the Helsinki University of Finland, University of Florence, as well as at the Manchester Metropolitan University, and Leiden University of Netherlands. She has a long-term experience in plant and soil biotechnology research and has collaborated widely with scientists across the world. She served as international project coordinator in her home country topic ranged from improving the soil and crop productivity, food security and sustainable management of natural resources. She is a member of several journals’ editorial board, authored three books, and co-authored over 100 publications related to plant nutrition, agricultural biotechnology and soil fertility. She is member of the Asian PGPR Society for Sustainable Agriculture. Her contribution to agricultural biotechnology research has been recognized through TWAS and UNESCO awards.