Dr Beatriz Moreno Garcia

Senior Research Officer
School of Life Sciences
Dr Beatriz Moreno Garcia



Dr Beatriz Moreno García is a Senior Research Officer at the University of Essex. Her research focuses on the development of crops with higher photosynthetic capacity and yield for food security as part of the Realizing Increased Photosynthetic Efficiency (RIPE) project (


  • Doctor of Philosophy University of Oxford,

  • MSc Plant Biotechnology Technical University of Madrid,

  • BSc Biotechnology Technical University of Madrid,


University of Essex

  • Senior Research Officer, School of Life Sciences, University of Essex (1/7/2020 - present)


Journal articles (2)

Moreno-García, B., López-Calcagno, PE., Raines, CA. and Sweetlove, LJ., (2022). Suppression of metabolite shuttles for export of chloroplast and mitochondrial ATP and NADPH increases the cytosolic NADH:NAD+ ratio in tobacco leaves in the dark. Journal of Plant Physiology. 268, 153578-153578

Velasco‐Arroyo, B., Diaz‐Mendoza, M., Gomez‐Sanchez, A., Moreno‐Garcia, B., Santamaria, ME., Torija‐Bonilla, M., Hensel, G., Kumlehn, J., Martinez, M. and Diaz, I., (2018). Silencing barley cystatins HvCPI‐2 and HvCPI‐4 specifically modifies leaf responses to drought stress. Plant, Cell & Environment. 41 (8), 1776-1790



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