80 ECPGR Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Working Group Members

Email Distribution List
Chair: Ana Maria Barata ana.barata@iniav.pt   
Albania Mr Alban Ibraliu Agricultural University of Tirana
Faculty of Agriculture and Environment, Department of Plant Science and Technology
Koder Kamez 1029
 Tirana
Albania
Tel: (355) (0) 682042424
albanibraliu@ubt.edu.al
Crop specialist, Plant breeder  
Armenia Ms Margarita Harutyunyan Laboratory of Plants Gene Pool and Breeding
Armenian State Agrarian University
nr. 74 Teryan str.
9 Yerevan
Armenia
Tel: (37410) 563840
Fax: (37410) 541800
pgr_lab@mail.ru
  
Austria Mr Paul Freudenthaler Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES)
Department for Plant Genetic Resources
Wieningerstrasse 8
4020 Linz
Austria
Tel: (43) (0) 50 555 41200
Fax: (43) (0) 50 555 41119
paul.freudenthaler@ages.at
Policy and law, Genebank Curator, Information/Documentation  
Austria Ms Sylvia Vogl Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES)
Dept for Plant Genetic Resources
Wieningerstrasse 8
4020 Linz
Austria
Tel: (43) 50 55541237
sylvia.vogl@ages.at
Genebank Curator  
Azerbaijan Mr Aydin Asgarov Genetic Resources Institute
155, Azadlig ave.
AZ1106 Baku
Azerbaijan
Tel: (994) 503130770
Fax: (994) 124499221
askerov1@mail.ru
Crop specialist, Other: taxonomist, botanist  
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) 29 6264058
Fax: (375) 1775 37066
belgenbank@mail.ru
Policy and law  
Belarus Ms Anna Vasko Belarus Research Institute of Vegetable Crops

220013 v. Samohvalovicshy, Minsk region
Belarus
Tel: (375) 175066108
vaskoan@mail.ru
Genebank curator, Plant breeder  
Bosnia and Herzegovina Ms Danijela Petrović Faculty of Agriculture and Food Technology
University of Mostar
Biskupa Čule bb
88 000  Mostar
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tel: (387) 36 337 102
Fax: (387) 36 337 105
danijela.petrovic@aptf.sum.ba
Crop specialist  
Bosnia and Herzegovina Ms Dragana Radulović
Contact person
University of Banja Luka
Univerzitetski grad, Bulevar vojvode Petra Bojovića 1A
78000 Banjaluka
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Tel: (387) 51 331 174
dragoljupce@yahoo.com
Genebank Curator  
Bulgaria Ms Katya Uzundzhalieva Institute for Plant Genetic Resources
Druzhba str. 2
4122 Sadovo
Bulgaria
Tel: (359) 32 629026
k_spassova@abv.bg
Genebank curator, Crop specialist, Information/documentation  
Croatia Ms Klaudija Carovic-Stanko Faculty of Agriculture
University of Zagreb
Svetošimunska 25
10000 Zagreb
Croatia
Tel: (385) 1 2393622
kcarovic@agr.hr
Crop specialist  
Croatia Ms Martina Grdiša Faculty of Agriculture
University of Zagreb
Svetošimunska 25
10000 Zagreb
Croatia
Tel: (385) 1 2393623
mgrdisa@agr.hr
Crop specialist  
Croatia Mr Zlatko Šatović Faculty of Agriculture
University of Zagreb
Svetošimunska 25
10000 Zagreb
Croatia
Tel: (385) 1 2393935
Fax: (385) 1 2393930
zsatovic@agr.hr
Genebank Curator  
Cyprus Mr Efstathios Evangelides Department of Agriculture
Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment

1412 Lefkosia
Cyprus
Tel: (357) 22813493
Fax: (357) 22305229
Sevangelides@da.moa.gov.cy
Crop specialist  
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  
Cyprus Ms Constantina Stavridou Agricultural Research Institute
P.O.Box 22016
 Lefkosia
Cyprus
Tel: (357) 22403132
Fax: (357) 22316770
ConstantinaStavridou@ari.gov.cy
Crop specialist  
Czech Republic Ms Kateřina Smékalová Crop Research Institute (CRI)
Genetic Resources of Vegetables and Special Crops
Šlechtitelů 29
78371 Olomouc
Czech Republic
Tel: (420) 585 208 962
Fax: (420) 585209969
Smekalova@genobanka.cz
Genebank Curator  
Estonia Ms Olesja Esquer
Contact person
Botanical Garden of the University of Tartu University
Lai 38
51005 Tartu
Estonia
Tel: (372) 7376280
Fax: (372) 7376182
olesja.esquer@ut.ee
Genebank Curator, Crop specialist  
Estonia Mr Jüri Sild Botanical Garden of Tartu University
Lai 38,
51005 Tartu
Estonia
Tel: (372) 7376218
juri.sild@ut.ee
Policy and law  
Finland Mr Reiner Peltola Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Plant Production Research
Etelaranta 55
FI-96300 Rovaniemi
Finland
Tel: (358) 29 5317606
rainer.peltola@luke.fi
Crop specialist  
Finland Mr Henri Vanhanen Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke)
Plant Production Research
Kipinantie 16
FI-88600 Sotkamo
Finland
Tel: (358) 29 5317847
henri.vanhanen@luke.fi
Crop specialist  
Georgia Ms Tamar Kacharava Georgian Technical University
13 km, D. Agmashenebeli Alley
131 Tbilisi
Georgia
Tel: (995-99) 215935
thamkach@mail.ru
  
Germany Mr Wolfgang Friedt Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen
Heinrich-Buff-Ring 26-32
35392 Gießen
Germany
Tel: (49) 6419937468
Fax: (49) 6419937429
wolfgang.friedt@agrar.uni-giessen.de
Plant breeder  
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  
Germany Mr Frank Marthe Julius Kühn-Institute (JKI) - Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants
Erwin Baur Str. 27
D-06484 Quedlinburg
Germany
Tel: (49) 3946 47420
Fax: (49) 3946 47400
frank.marthe@julius-kuehn.de
Crop specialist  
Greece Ms Paschalina Chatzopoulou
Contact person
Hellenic Agricultural Organization-DEMETER, Institute of Plant Breeding & Genetic Resources (IPB&GR)
Agricultural Research Centre of Northern Greece, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Department
P.O. Box 60458
570 01 Thermi-Thessaloniki
Greece
Tel: Tel: (30) 2310 471110
Fax: Fax: (30) 2310 473024
chatzopoulou@ipgrb.gr
Crop specialist, Information/Documentation, Policy and law  
Greece Ms Catherine Margaret Cook Hellenic Agricultural Organization - DEMETER
Institute of Plant Breeding & Genetic Resources
PO Box 60458
57001 Thermi, Thessaloniki
Greece
Tel: (30) 2310 471110
cook@bio.auth.gr
Crop specialist, Crop specialist, Genebank Curator, Information/Documentation, Plant breeder  
Greece Mr Christos Lykas University of Thessaly
Fytokoy str
384 46 N. Ionia, Magnisia
Greece
Tel: (30) 24210 93204
chlikas@uth.gr
Genebank Curator, Crop specialist  
Greece Ms Eleni Maloupa Hellenic Agricultural Organization "DEMETER" - Directorate General of Agricultural Research, Institute of Breeding and Plant Genetic Resources
PO Box 60458
570 01 Thermi - Thessaloniki
Greece
Tel: (30) 2310 471613 (0) 220
Fax: (30) 2310 473024
maloupa@bbgk.gr
Information/Documentation, Policy and law, Other (Balkan Botanic Garden Kroussia Curator), Genebank Curator, Crop specialist  
Greece Mr Athanasios Mavromatis Dept. of Agricultural Crop Production and Rural Environment
University of Thessaly
Fytokoy St, - N. Ionia
384 46 Volos
Greece
Tel: (30) 2310 998784
amavromat@agro.auth.gr
Plant breeder  
Greece Ms Georgia Ntatsi Agricultural University of Athens
Iera odos 75
 Athens
Greece
Tel: (30) 2105294532
Fax: (30) 2105294504
ntatsi@aua.gr
Crop specialist  
Greece Mr Eirini Sarrou Hellenic Agricultural Organization DEMETER, Institute of Plant Breeding and Genetic Resources
Department of Medical and Aromatic Plants
Thermi
57001 Thessaloniki
Greece
Tel: (30) 2310471110-243
esarroy@gmail.com
Crop specialist, Plant breeder  
Greece Mr Ioannis Xynias TEI WESTERN MACEDONIA - School of Agricultural Technology & Food Technology and Nutrition
Terma Kontopoulou
53100 Florina
Greece
Tel: (30) 2385054612
Fax: (30) 2385046630
ixynias@teiwm.gr
Crop specialist, Plant breeder  
Hungary Ms Beáta Gosztola Corvinus University of Budapest
Villányi út 29-43
H-1118 Budapest
Hungary
Tel: (36) 1 3057252
Fax: (36) 1 3057330
gosztola.beata@kertk.szie.hu
Genebank curator  
Hungary Ms Nóra Pap Corvinus University of Budapest
Villányi út 29-43
H-1118
Hungary
Tel: (36) 1 4826250
Fax: (36) 1 4826330
Pap.Nora@kertk.szie.hu
Information/Documentation  
Hungary Ms Zsuzsanna Pluhár Corvinus University of Budapest
Villányi út 29-43
H-1118 Budapest
Hungary
Tel: (36) 1 4826458
Fax: (36) 1 4826330
Pluhar.Zsuzsanna@kertk.szie.hu
Policy and law  
Hungary Mr Péter Rajhárt Corvinus University of Budapest
Túri István út 2
H-1238 Budapest
Hungary
Tel: (36) 30 8257083
Fax: (36) 1 2872433
Rajhart.Peter@kertk.szie.hu
Other expertise  
Hungary Ms Krisztina Szabó Corvinus University of Budapest
Corvinus University of Budapest
Villányi str 29-43
H-1118 Budapest
Hungary
Tel: (36) 1 4826250
Fax: (36) 1 4826330
Szabo.Krisztina@kertk.szie.hu
Crop specialist  
Hungary Ms Éva Zámboriné Németh Szent István University
Villányi út 29-43
H-1118
Hungary
Tel: (36) 1 4826252
Fax: (36) 1 4826330
zamborine.nemeth.eva@kertk.szie.hu
Plant breeder  
Israel Mr Nativ Dudai Agricultural Research Organization
The Unit of Aromatic and Medicinal Plants, Newe Ya'ar Research Center
POB 1021
30095 Ramat Yishay
Israel
Tel: (972) 50 6220010
Fax: (972) 4 9836936
nativdud@volcani.agri.gov.il; nativdud@gmail.com
Crop specialist  
Italy Mr Pietro Fusani Council for Research in Agriculture and Economics, Research Centre for Forestry and Wood (CREA-FL)
Piazza Nicolini, 6
38100 Trento
Italy
Tel: (39) 0461 381120
pietro.fusani@crea.gov.it
Crop specialist, Information/Documentation  
Latvia Ms Irina Sivicka Latvia University of Agriculture. Faculty of Agriculture
Institute of Agrobiotechnology. Department of Horticulture
Liela Str. 2
3001 Jelgava
Latvia
Tel: (371) 2 6449232
Fax: (371) 2 9725068
irina.sivicka@llu.lv
Crop specialist  
Lithuania Ms Birutė Karpavičienė Nature Research Centre
Žaliųjų Ežerų g. 49
LT-08406 Vilnius
Lithuania
Tel: (370) 52729930
Fax: (370) 2729352
birute.karpaviciene@botanika.lt
Information/documentation, Crop specialist  
Lithuania Mr Juozas Labokas Nature Research Centre
Žaliųjų Ežerų g. 49
08406 Vilnius
Lithuania
Tel: (370) 52729930
Fax: (370) 2729352
juozas.labokas@gamtc.lt
Policy and law, Information/Documentation  
Lithuania Ms Jolita Radušienė Nature Research Centre
Institute of Botany
Žaliųjų Ežerų g. 49
LT-08406 Vilnius
Lithuania
Tel: (370) 5 2729930
Fax: (370) 2729352
jolita.radusiene@botanika.lt
Crop specialist  
Lithuania Ms Laima Šveistytė Plant Gene Bank
Žaliųjų Ežerų g. 49, 105 kab.
LT-08406 Vilnius
Lithuania
Tel: (370) 5 237 4722
laima.sveistyte@gamtc.lt
Genebank curator  
Malta Mr Everaldo Attard Institute of Agriculture
University of Malta

 Msida, MSD2080
Malta
Tel: (356) 23402323
Fax: (356) 21346519
everaldo.attard@um.edu.mt
  
Montenegro Ms Danijela Stešević University of Montenegro
University of Montenegro
Džordža Vašingtona bb
81000 Podgorica
Montenegro
Tel: (382) 20 243816
Fax: (382) 20 243816
danijela.denist@gmail.com
Crop specialist  
North Macedonia Mr Gjoshe Stefkov
Faculty for Pharmacy
Vodnjanska 17 - PO Box 36
1000 Skopje
North Macedonia
Tel: (389-2) 3126032
Fax: (389-2) 3123054
gstefkov@yahoo.com
  
Norway Ms Mette Goul Thomsen NIBIO Norwegian Institute orf Bioeconomy Research
Division of Food Production and Scoiety. Department of Horticulture
NIBIO Apelsvoll, Nylinna 226
2849 Kapp
Norway
Tel: (47) 40622631
mette.thomsen@nibio.no
Crop specialist  
Poland Ms Katarzyna Baczek Warsaw University of Life Sciences
Warszaw University of Life Sciences
Nowoursynowska 166 st.
02-787 Warsaw
Poland
Tel: (48) 22 5932258
Fax: (48) 22 5832232
katarzyna_baczek@sggw.pl
Genebank curator, Crop specialist  
Poland Mr Waldemar Buchwald Department of Botany, Breeding and Agricultural Technology
Institute of Natural Fibres & Medicinal Plants
Kolejowa 2
62-064 Plewiska
Poland
Tel: (48) 61 6517190
Fax: (48) 6517192
waldemar.buchwald@iwnirz.pl
Genebank curator, Crop specialist  
Poland Ms Katarzyna Seidler-Łozykowska Department of Botany, Breeding and Agricultural Technology
Institute of Natural Fibres & Medicinal Plants
Kolejowa 2
62-064 Plewiska
Poland
Tel: (48) 61 6517190
Fax: (48) 61 6517192
katarzyna.lozykowska@iwnirz.pl
Crop specialist, Plant breeder  
Poland Mr Marcin Zaczyński Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute (IHAR)
National Research Institute, National Centre for Plant Genetic Resources
Radzików
05-870 Blonie
Poland
Tel: (48) 22 7334640
Fax: (48)22 7254715
m.zaczynski@ihar.edu.pl
Information/documentation  
Portugal Ms Ana Maria Barata
Chair
Contact person
Banco Português de Germoplasma Vegetal - Instituto nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária (BPGV-INIAV)
Quinta de S. José - S. Pedro de Merelim
4700-859 Braga
Portugal
Tel: (351) 969509792
Fax: (351) 253300961
ana.barata@iniav.pt
Genebank curator, Information/documentation Confirmed as Chair for Phase X in February 2019 
Portugal Ms Violeta Lopes Banco Português de Germoplasma Vegetal (BPGV)
INIAV
Quinta de S. José, S. Pedro de Merelim
4700-859 Braga
Portugal
Tel: (351) 253 198730
Fax: (351) 253300963
violeta.lopes@iniav.pt
Crop specialist  
Romania Ms Diana Batir Rusu Banca de Resurse Genetice Vegetale Suceava
1 May Avenue, No. 17
720224 Suceava
Romania
Tel: (40) 230 521016
Fax: (40) 230 521016
dia_sv@yahoo.com
Genebank curator  
Romania Ms Creola Brezeanu Vegetable Research and Development Station Bacau
Calea Birladului Street no. 220
600388 Bacau
Romania
Tel: (40) 234 544963 / (40) 744642567
Fax: (40) 234 517370
creola.brezeanu@yahoo.com
Crop specialist  
Romania Ms Petronela Comanescu University of Bucharest
Botanical Garden "D. Brandza:
Sos. Cotroceni 32
060114 Bucuresti
Romania
Tel: (40) 785265201
vpetronela@yahoo.com
Information/documentation  
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  
Serbia Ms Milica Aćimović Institute of field and vegetables crops
Maksima Gorkog 30
21000 Novi Sad
Serbia
milica.acimovic@ifvcns.ns.ac.rs Plant breeder  
Serbia Ms Zora Dajic Stevanovic
Contact person
Faculty of Agriculture
University of Belgrade
Nemanjina 6Nemanjina 6
11080 Zemun - Belgrade
Serbia
Tel: (381) 63 274993
Fax: (381-11) 2193659
dajic@agrif.bg.ac.rs
Crop specialist  
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 Ms Iveta Čičová National Agricultural and Food Centre
Research Institute of Plant Production
Bratislavská cesta 122
92168 Piešt`any
Slovakia
Tel: (421) 33 7949345
Fax: (421-33) 77226306
iveta.cicova@nppc.sk
Genebank curator  
Slovenia Ms Dea Baričevič Agronomy Department - Biotechnical Faculty
University of Ljubljana
Jamnikarjeva 101
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
Tel: (386) 1 3203153
Fax: (386) 1 4231088
dea.baricevic@bf.uni-lj.si
Genebank curator  
Slovenia Ms Nataša Ferant Slovenian Institute for Hop Research and Brewing
Cesta Žalskega tabora 2
3310 Žalec
Slovenia
Tel: (386) 3 7121600
Fax: (386) 3 7121620
natasa.ferant@ihps.si
Genebank curator  
Spain Mr Marcelino de los Mozos Pascual Centro de Investigación Agraria de Albaledejito
Ctra. Toledo-Cuenca, km. 174Ctra Toledo-Cuenca km. 174
16194 Cuenca
Spain
Tel: (34) 969177767
mde@jccm.es
Genebank curator  
Spain Mr Francisco  Galea Gragera
Contact person
Instituto de Investigación Agrarias Finca La Orden-Valdesequera
Centro de Investigaciones Científicas y Tecnológicas de Extremadura (CICYTEX)
Autovía V, km 372
06187  Guadajira (Badajoz)
Spain
Tel: (34) 924 014 136
francisco.galea@juntaex.es
  
Sweden Ms Ulrika Carlson-Nilsson Nordic Genetic Resource Center
P O Box 41
SE-230 53
Sweden
Tel: (46) 40536640
Fax: (46) 40 53 66 50
ulrika.carlson@nordgen.org
Genebank Curator, Crop specialist  
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 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 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
Contact person
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  
Switzerland Mr Xavier Simonnet Agroscope - Research Centre Conthey
Route des Eterpys 18
1964 Conthey
Switzerland
Tel: (41) (0) 58 481 35 17
Fax: Fax +41 (0) 58 481 30 17
xavier.simonnet@agroscope.admin.ch
Crop specialist, Plant breeder  
Turkey Mr Ünal Karik Aegean Agricultural Research Institute
Canakkale Road No. 57PO Box 9, Menenem
35672 Menemen, Izmir
Turkey
Tel: (90) 232 846 13 31
Fax: (90) 232 846 11 07
unal.karik@tarim.gov.tr
Plant breeder  
Ukraine Ms Tetyana Platonova Institute of Essential Oil and Medicinal Plants
Kievskaya 150
95493 Simferopol, Crimea
Ukraine
Tel: (380-652) 560007
Fax: (380-652) 560007
tatplat@mail.ru
  
United Kingdom Mr Nigel Maxted School of Biosciences
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
 Birmingham B15 2TT
United Kingdom
Tel: (44-121) 4145571
Fax: (44-121) 4145925
nigel.maxted@dial.pipex.com
Crop specialist  
United Kingdom Ms Lydia Smith NIAB
Huntingdon Road
CB3 0LE Cambridge
United Kingdom
Tel: (44) (0) 1223 342242
lydia.smith@niab.com
Crop specialist