- Written by Dimitar Kirkovski
Dr. Veselin Petrov
Position: Postdoctoral researcher
Department: Funding, CPSBB
The early research of Dr. Veselin Petrov is mostly related to the study of plants’ responses to various forms of abiotic stimuli. He has worked on the identification and characterization of Arabidopsis thaliana mutants sensitive to oxidative stress. He has also studied cis-regulatory elements in the same species, which are specific for different kinds of reactive oxygen species.
More recently, the efforts of Dr. Petrov are oriented towards biochemical and physiological characterization of some crops in response to adverse environmental conditions and the investigation of the effects of different biostimulants on plant fitness.
Moreover, Dr. Petrov has developed extensive experience in preparing project proposals for different funding schemes, as well as research project management. He actively participated in the writing of the Teaming project PlantaSYST.
Petrov V., Qureshi MK., Hille J., Gechev TS. (2018) Occurrence, biochemistry and biological effects of host-selective plant mycotoxins. Food and Chemical Toxicology 112, 251-264, DOI: 10.1016/j.fct.2017.12.047
Petrov V., Hille J., Mueller-Roeber B., Gechev TS. (2015) ROS-mediated abiotic stress-induced programmed cell death in plants. Frontiers in plant science 6, 69 doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00069
Petrov V., Schippers J., Benina M., Minkov I., Mueller-Roeber B., Gechev T. (2013) In search for new players of the oxidative stress network by phenotyping an Arabidopsis T-DNA mutant collection on reactive oxygen species-eliciting chemicals. Plant Omics 6 (1), 45-54.
Petrov V., van Breusegem F. (2012) Hydrogen peroxide—a central hub for information flow in plant cells. AoB Plants DOI: 10.1093/aobpla/pls014
Petrov V., Vermeirssen V., De Clercq I., van Breusegem F., Minkov I., Vandepoele K., Gechev TS. (2012) Identification of cis-regulatory elements specific for different types of reactive oxygen species in Arabidopsis thaliana. Gene 499 (1), 52-60