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Alan Schulman

  • PL 65 (Viikinkaari 1)



  • Viikinkaari 1, Biokeskus 3

    00790 Helsinki


  • Viikinkaari 1, Biocentre 3

    00790 Helsinki


1993 …2021

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Personal profile

Education/Academic qualification

Cell and Developmental Biology, Ph.D., Yale University

Aug 1979May 1986

Botany, B.Sc., Duke University

Aug 1975May 1979

External positions

Professor, Luonnonvarakeskus, Vihreä teknologia- yksikkö VITE

1 Jan 2001 → …

Fields of Science

  • 118 Biological sciences
  • plant genomics, retrotransposons, genome dynamics, molecular biology

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.


European Court of Justice delivers no justice to Europe on genome-edited crops

Schulman, A. H., Oksman-Caldentey, K-M. & Teeri, T. H., Jan 2020, In : Plant biotechnology journal. 18, 1, p. 8-10 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterScientificpeer-review

Open Access

High-throughput retrotransposon-based genetic diversity of maize germplasm assessment and analysis

Ghonaim, M., Kalendar, R., Barakat, H., Elsherif, N., Ashry, N. & Schulman, A., 9 Jan 2020, In : Molecular Biology Reports. 47, 2, p. 1589-1603

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

VC1 catalyzes a key step in the biosynthesis of vicine from GTP in faba bean

Bjornsdotter, E., Nadzieja, M., Chang, W., Escobar-Herrera, L., Mancinotti, D., Angra, D., Khazaei, H., Crocoll, C., Vandenberg, A., Stoddard, F. L., O'Sullivan, D. M., Stougaard, J., Schulman, A. H., Andersen, S. U. & Geu-Flores, F., 1 Jan 2020, In : bioRxiv : the preprint server for biology . p. 2020.02.26.966523

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Why do crop models diverge substantially in climate impact projections? A comprehensive analysis based on eight barley crop models

Tao, F., Palosuo, T., Rötter, R. P., Díaz-Ambrona, C. G. H., Inés Mínguez, M., Semenov, M. A., Kersebaum, K. C., Cammarano, D., Specka, X., Nendel, C., Srivastava, A. K., Ewert, F., Padovan, G., Ferrise, R., Martre, P., Rodríguez, L., Ruiz-Ramos, M., Gaiser, T., Höhn, J. G., Salo, T. & 2 others, Dibari, C. & Schulman, A. H., 26 Nov 2020, In : Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 281, 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Eliminating vicine and convicine, the main anti-nutritional factors restricting faba bean usage

Khazaei, H., Purves, R. W., Hughes, J., Link, W., O'Sullivan, D. M., Schulman, A. H., Bjornsdotter, E., Geu-Flores, F., Nadzieja, M., Andersen, S. U., Stougaard, J., Vandenberg, A. & Stoddard, F. L., Sep 2019, In : Trends in Food Science & Technology. 91, p. 549-556 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access



Knight, First Class, Order of the Lion of Finland

Alan Schulman (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Prizes and awards

Marquis Who’s Who in the World

Alan Schulman (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Prizes and awards


Pre-examinator of Doctoral thesis

Alan Schulman (Pre-examiner)

Activity: Examination typesPre-examiner of doctoral thesis

Elitsur Yaniv

Alan Schulman (Host)
4 Jan 201031 Dec 2010

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

Opponent of Doctoral thesis

Alan Schulman (Opponent)

Activity: Examination typesOpponent of doctoral dissertation

Natali Paramonova

Alan Schulman (Host)
10 Oct 201030 Oct 2010

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

Plant GEM (semi-annual international meetings) (External organisation)

Alan Schulman (Member)
2010 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board