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Csiba, László

Aloe vera plant
Job title: 

Lab Assistant (Analytical Methods)

Department: 
Comparative Plant and Fungal Biology
Joined Kew: 

1997

Foreign languages: 

Hungarian (mother tongue)

Qualifications and appointments: 
  • MSc, Nyugat-Magyarorszagi Egyetem (Hungary), 1987
  • Dip. Hort. (Kew), 2001
Role: 

I am involved in the general operation and maintenance of Kew’s molecular laboratory in the Analytical Methods team. I perform specialist techniques and provide training assistance in molecular techniques to staff, students and visitors. I am also involved in authentication work using DNA techniques.

Selected publications: 

Cheek, M. & Csiba, L. (2002). A revision of the Psychotria chalconeura complex (Rubiaceae) in Guineo-Congolian Africa. Kew Bulletin 57: 375-387.

Cheek, M., Gosline, G. & Csiba, L. (2002). A new species of Rhaptopetalum (Scytopetalaceae) from western Cameroon. Kew Bulletin 57: 661-667.

Cheek, M. & Csiba, L. (2002). A new species of Impatiens (Balsaminaceae) from western Cameroon. Kew Bulletin 57: 669-674.

Cheek, M., Csiba, L. & Bridson, D. M. (2002). A new species of Coffea (Rubiaceae) from western Cameroon. Kew Bulletin 57: 675-680.