57 ECPGR Avena Working Group Members

Email Distribution List
Chair: Andreas Katsiotis andreas.katsiotis@cut.ac.cy   
Albania Mr Isuf Kaziu Agricultural Technology Transfer Centre of Fushe-Kruja

 Tirana
Albania
isufkaziu@yahoo.com Crop specialist  
Austria Mr Paul Freudenthaler Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES)
Department for Plant Genetic Resources
Wieningerstrasse 8
4020 Linz
Austria
Tel: (43) 50 555 41200
Fax: (43) 50 555 41119
paul.freudenthaler@ages.at
Policy and law, Genebank Curator, Information/Documentation  
Azerbaijan Ms Sabina Mehdiyeva Genetic Resources Institute
155, Azadlig ave.
 Baku
Azerbaijan
Tel: (994) 50 3524478
Fax: (994) 12 4499221
mora-kasper@rambler.ru
Crop specialist  
Belarus Mr Stanislau Grib Research and Practical Center of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus for Arable Farming
Timiryazev str. 1
222160 Zhodino, Minsk region
Belarus
Tel: (375) 177545574
Fax: (375) 177540096
belgenbank@mail.ru
Policy and law  
Belarus Mr Uladzimir Harelik Research and Practical Center of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus for Arable Farming
Timiryazev str. 1Timiryazeva Str., 1
222160 Zhodino, Minsk region
Belarus
Tel: (375) 447834714
Fax: (37) 1775 37066
belgenbank@mail.ru
Crop specialist  
Belarus Mr Syargej Khaletskij Research and Practical Center of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus for Arable Farming
Timiryazev str. 1
222160 Zhodino
Belarus
Tel: (375) 29 653624
Fax: (375) 177537066
belgenbank@mail.ru
Genebank curator, Plant breeder  
Belarus Ms Nadzeya Lis Research and Practical Center of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus for Arable Farming
Timiryazev str. 1
222160 Zhodino
Belarus
Tel: (375) 292306112
Fax: (375) 177527066
belgenbank@mail.ru
Information/Documentation  
Bulgaria Ms Evgenia Valchinova Institute of Plant Genetic Resources "K. Malkov"
Druzhba str. 2
4122 Sadovo
Bulgaria
Tel: (359) 32 629026
zenj_val@abv.bg
Genebank curator, Crop specialist, Information/documentation  
Cyprus Ms Dionysia Fasoula Agricultural Research Institute
Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment
P.O. Box 22016
1516 Lefkosia
Cyprus
Tel: (357) 22403124
Fax: (357) 22316770
dfasoula@ari.gov.cy
Crop specialist, Plant breeder  
Cyprus Mr Andreas Katsiotis
Chair
Cyprus University of Technology
30 Archbishop Kyprianou str.
3036 Limasol
Cyprus
Tel: (357) 25002498
andreas.katsiotis@cut.ac.cy
Genebank curator, Crop specalist, Plant Breeder, Policy and law Confirmed as Chair for Phase X in February 2019 
Cyprus Mr Angelos Kyratzis Agricultural Research Institute
Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment
P.O. Box 22016
1516 Lefkosia
Cyprus
Tel: (357) 22 403131
Fax: (357) 22 316770
a.kyratzis@arinet.ari.gov.cy
Genebank curator  
Czech Republic Ms Marta Zavřelová Zemědělský výzkumný ústav Kroměříž s.r.o. Agricultural Research Institute Kromeriz Ltd.
Havlíčkova 2787/121
76701 Kroměříž
Czech Republic
Tel: (420) 573 317 174
zavrelova@vukrom.cz
Genebank Curator  
Estonia Ms Külli Annamaa
Contact person
Estonian Crop Research Institute (ECRI)
J. Aamisepa 1
48309 Jõgeva
Estonia
Tel: (372) 7768372
Fax: (372) 776 6902
kylli.annamaa@etki.ee
Genebank Curator, Information/Documentation  
Estonia Mr Ilmar Tamm Estonian Crop Research Institute
J. Aamisepa 1
48309 Jõgeva
Estonia
Tel: (372) 7766912
Fax: (372) 7766902
ilmar.tamm@etki.ee
Crop specialist, Plant breeder  
Finland Ms Elina Kiviharju Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Biotechnology and Food Research, Alimentum
Myllytie 1
FI-31600 Jokioinen
Finland
Tel: (358) 29 5326249
elina.kiviharju@luke.fi
Crop specialist Vice-chair from 3/24/2011 until 12/12/2014 
Germany Mr Christoph Germeier Julius Kühn-Institute (JKI) - Federal Centre for Cultivated Plants
Institute for Breeding Research on Agricultural Crops
Erwin-Baur-Str. 27
D-06484 Quedlinburg
Germany
Tel: (49) 3946 47702
Fax: (49) 3946 47255
christoph.germeier@julius-kuehn.de
Crop specialist  
Germany Ms Ulrike Lohwasser
Contact person
Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK)
Corrensstr. 3
06466 Seeland OT Gatersleben
Germany
Tel: (49) 39482 5282
Fax: (49) 39482 5155
lohwasse@ipk-gatersleben.de
Genebank curator  
Greece Mr Evangelos Korpetis
Contact person
Hellenic Agricultural Organization - DEMETER
Institute of Plant Breeding & Genetic Resources

57001 Thermi - Thessaloniki
Greece
Tel: (30) 2310 471544 (108)
Fax: (30) 2310473024
korpetis@ipgrb.gr
Crop specialist, Plant breeder  
Greece Mr Ioannis Mylonas Hellenic Agricultural Organization - DEMETER
Institute of Plant Breeding & Genetic Resources - HAO ELGO DEMETER
PO box 238
57001 Thermi, Thessaloniki
Greece
Tel: (30) 2310 471110 (176)
Fax: (30) 2310 473024
ioanmylonas@yahoo.com
Genebank Curator, Crop specialist, Plant breeder, Information/Documentation  
Greece Ms Elissavet Ninou Hellenic Agricultural Organization - DEMETER
Institute of Industrial and Forage Crops - HAO ELGO DEMETER
Theophrastou 1
41335 Larissa
Greece
Tel: (30) 2410671300, 2410671285
Fax: (30) 2410671321
lisaninou@gmail.com
Crop specialist, Plant breeder  
Hungary Mr Lajos Horváth Center for Plant Diversity
Külsömezö 15
2766 Tápiószele
Hungary
Tel: (36) 53 380070/071
Fax: (36) 53 380072
lhorvath@mail.nodik.hu
Genebank Curator  
Hungary Mr Lajos Horváth, Jr Center for Plant Diversity
Külsőmező 15
H-2799 Tápiószele
Hungary
Tel: (36) 53380070
Fax: (36) 53380072
ilhorvath@mail.nodik.hu
Information/Documentation  
Ireland Ms Elizabeth Hyland Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
Kildalton College

Ireland
Tel: (44) 86 6054952
Elizabeth.Hyland@agriculture.gov.ie
Crop specialist  
Israel Mr Gideon Ladizinsky Faculty of Agriculture
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
P.O. Box 12
76100 Rehovot
Israel
Tel: (972) 89481253
Fax: (972) 89468265
ladizins@agri.huji.ac.il
Crop specialist  
Italy Ms Valeria Terzi Council for Research in Agriculture and Economics, Research Centre for Research Centre for Genomics and Bioinformatics (CREA-GB)
Via San Protaso 302
29017 Fiorenzuola d
Italy
Tel: (39) 0523 983758
Fax: (39) 0523 983750
valeria.terzi@crea.gov.it
Genebank Curator, Crop specialist, Plant breeder  
Latvia Ms Agnese Gailite Genetic Resource Centre, LSFRI Silava
Rigas 111
LV 2169 Salaspils
Latvia
Tel: (371) 29359458
agnese.gailite@silava.lv
Genebank curator  
Latvia Mr Dainis Rungis Latvian State Forest Research Institute (LSFRI) Silava
111 Rigas St
LV-2169 Salaspils
Latvia
Tel: (371) 28344201
Fax: (371) 67901359
dainis.rungis@silava.lv
Genebank curator  
Latvia Ms Sanita Zute Institute of Agricultural Resources and Economics, Stende Research Centre
"Dizzemes", Dizstende
LV-3258 Libagu parish, Talsu district
Latvia
Tel: (371) 29265347
sanita.zute@arei.lv
Crop specialist, Plant breeder  
Lithuania Ms Vida Danytė Cereal Breeding Department, Institute of Agriculture
Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry
Instituto al. 1, Akademija
58344 Kėdainiai distr.
Lithuania
Tel: (370) 347 37398
Fax: (370) 347 37 197
vida.danyte@lammc.lt
Plant breeder  
Malta Mr Noel Azzopardi Department of Agriculture
Ministry for Rural Affairs and the Environment
Ghammieri
 Marsa
Malta
Tel: (356) 25904113
Fax: (356) 25904206
noel.azzopardi@gov.mt
  
Montenegro Mr Zoran Jovović University of Montenegro
Biotechnical Faculty
Mihaila Lalića 1
81000 Podgorica
Montenegro
Tel: (382) 20268438
zoran.jovovic.btf@gmail.com
Crop specialist  
Norway Mr Trond Buraas Graminor AS
Hommelstadvegen 60
2344 Ilseng
Norway
Tel: (47) 958 33 049
Fax: (47) 625 55 501
trond.buraas@graminor.no
Plant breeder  
Poland Mr Jerzy H. Czembor (interim) Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute – National Research Institute - IHAR-PIB Radzikow
Blonie
05 870 Radzikow
Poland
Tel: (48) 22 733 46 52
j.h.czembor@ihar.edu.pl
Genebank Curator  
Poland Ms Izabela Kordulasinska Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute (IHAR)
National Research Institute, National Centre for Plant Genetic Resources
Radzikow
05-870 Blonie
Poland
Tel: (48) 22 7334648
i.kordulasinska@ihar.edu.pl
Genebank curator, Crop specialist  
Poland Mr Boguslaw Łapiński Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute
National Research Institute, National Centre for Plant Genetic Resources
Radzikow
05 870 Blonie
Poland
Tel: (48) 22) 7334643
Fax: (48-22) 7254715
b.lapinski@ihar.edu.pl
Plant breeder  
Poland Ms Edyta Paczos-Grzeda University of Plant Sciences in Lublin
Institute of Plant Genetics, Lublin, Breeding and Biotechnology
ul. Akademicka 13
20-950 Lublin
Poland
Tel: (48) 81 4456866
edyta.paczos@up.lublin.pl
Crop specialist  
Portugal Mr Nuno Pinheiro
Contact person
; Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária
Polo de Elvas
Estrada de Gil VazApartado 6
7351-901 Elvas
Portugal
Tel: (351) 2686377740
nuno.pinheiro@iniav.pt
Crop specialist  
Portugal Mr José Prates Coutinho Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária (INIAV)
Polo de Elvas
Estrada de Gil Vaz. Apartado 6
7351-901 Elvas
Portugal
Tel: (351) 268637740
jose.coutinho@iniav.pt
Plant breeder  
Romania Ms Danela Murariu Suceava Genebank
Banca de Resurse Genetice Vegetale Suceava
B-dul 1 Mai nr. 17
720224 Suceava
Romania
Tel: (40) 230 521016
Fax: (40) 230 521016
dmurariu@suceava.astral.ro
Genebank curator  
Romania Ms Silvia Strãjeru Banca de Resurse Genetice Vegetale Suceava
Bulevardul 1 Mai nr. 17
720224 Suceava
Romania
Tel: (40) 230 521016
Fax: (40) 230 521016
svgenebank@upcmail.ro
Policy and law  
Russian Federation Mr Igor Loskutov Head of VIR Dept of Genetic Resources of Oat, Barley, Rye
N.I. Vavilov Research Institute of Plant Industry (VIR)
Bolshaya Morskaya Street 44
190000 St. Petersburg
Russia
Tel: (7-812) 5719388
Fax: (7-812) 5704770
i.loskutov@vir.nw.ru
  
Serbia Ms Ljiljana Brbaklić
Contact person
Institute of field and vegetables crops
Maksima Gorkog 30
 Novi Sad
Serbia
Tel: (381) 21 4898 215
ljiljana.brbaklic@ifvcns.ns.ac.rs
Plant breeder  
Serbia Mr Vladimir  Filipović Institute for Medicinal Plants „Josif Pančić“
Bavaništanski put 277
 Pančevo
Serbia
Tel: (381) 64 8610 923
vfilipovic@mocbilja.rs
Plant breeder  
Serbia Mr Vladan Ugrenović Institute „Tamiš“
Novoseljanski put 33
26000 Pančevo
Serbia
Tel: (381) 64 8814 412
vladan.ugrenovic@gmail.com
Plant breeder  
Slovakia Mr Peter Hozlár National Agricultural and Food Centre
Research Institute of Plant Production, Research Breeding Station Viglas Pstrusa

962 02 Viglas Pstrusa
Slovakia
Tel: (421) 45 5394541
peter.hozlar@nppc.sk
Genebank curator, Plant breeder  
Spain Ms Lucía De la Rosa Fernandez Centro Nacional de Recursos Fitogenéticos (CRF)
Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnologia Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA)
Autovía N II, km 36, Apdo. 1045
28800 Alcalá de Henares, Madrid
Spain
Tel: (34) 91 8819286 ext 22
Fax: (34) 91 8819287
rosa@inia.es
Information/documentation  
Spain Ms Isaura Martín Martínez Centro Nacional de Recursos Fitogenéticos (CRF)
Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Technología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA)
Apdo. Correos 1045
28800 Alcalá de Henares, Madrid
Spain
Tel: (34) 91 8819286 ext. 35
Fax: (34) 91 8819287
martin@inia.es
Genebank curator  
Spain Ms Elena Prats Instituto de Agricultura Sostenible - CSIC
Alameda del Obispo s/n
14004 Córdoba
Spain
Tel: (34) 957499291
Fax: (34) 957499252
elena.prats@ias.csic.es
Plant breeder  
Sweden Mr Alf Ceplitis Lantmännen Lantbruk

SE-268 81 Svalőv
Sweden
Tel: (46) 105561631
alf.ceplitis@lantmannen.com
Plant Breeder  
Sweden Mr Kjell-Åke Lundblad Nordic Genetic Resource Center
PO Box 41
 Alnarp
Sweden
Tel: (46) 40 53 66 47
Fax: (46) 40 53 66 50
kjellake.lundblad@nordgen.org
Information/Documentation  
Sweden Mr Jan Svensson Nordic Genetic Resource Center
PO Box 41
SE-230 53 Alnarp
Sweden
Tel: (46) 40536557
Fax: (46) 40536650
jan.svensson@nordgen.org
Genebank curator, Crop specialist  
Sweden Mr Jens Weibull Swedish Board of Agriculture
Plant Regulations Unit at the Plant and Control Department
PO Box 12
SE-230 53 Jönköping
Sweden
Tel: (46) 36155864
jens.weibull@jordbruksverket.se
Policy and law  
Switzerland Mr Christian  Eigenmann
Contact person
Federal Office for Agriculture FOAG
Schwarzenburgstrasse 165
3003 Bern
Switzerland
Tel: (41) 58 465 17 04
Fax: (41) 58 462 2634
genres@blw.admin.ch
Information/Documentation, Policy and law  
Switzerland Mr Markus Hardegger Federal Office for Agriculture FOAG
Schwarzenburgstrasse 165
3003 Bern
Switzerland
Tel: (41) 58 464 98 51
Fax: (41) 58 462 26 34
genres@blw.admin.ch
Information/Documentation, Policy and law  
Switzerland Ms Christina Kägi Federal Office for Agriculture FOAG
Schwarzenburgstrasse 165
3003 Bern
Switzerland
Tel: (41) 58 465 60 87
Fax: (41) 58 462 26 34
genres@blw.admin.ch
Information/Documentation, Policy and law  
Ukraine Mr Victor K. Ryabchun Plant Production Institute nd. a. V.Ya.Yuryev
NAAS National Centre of Plant Genetic Resources
Moskovsky prospekt 142
61060 Kharkiv
Ukraine
Tel: (380) 57 3921033
Fax: (380) 57 7797763
ncpgru@gmail.com
  
United Kingdom Mr Tim Langdon Aberystwyth University
Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences
Plas Gogerddan
SY23 3EB Aberystwyth
United Kingdom
Tel: (44) 1970 823111
Fax: (44) 1970 828357
ttl@aber.ac.uk
Genebank Curator