Distinguished Viticulture Professor Markus Keller Appointed as Science Editor
Keller to Lead the American Journal of Enology and Viticulture and Catalyst
ASEV is excited to announce Markus Keller as the new Science Editor of the ASEV publications, the American Journal of Enology and Viticulture (AJEV) and Catalyst: Discovery into Practice, effective March 1, 2016. In this capacity, Dr. Keller will direct the strategic planning of AJEV and Catalyst to guide the development of journal features and functionality, and to ensure the scientific rigor of the journals. As Science Editor, Dr. Keller will serve as chair of the ASEV Publications Committee and will be a voting member of the ASEV Board of Directors, acting as a liaison between the Board and the Publications Committee.
Dr. Keller is the Chateau Ste. Michelle Distinguished Professor of Viticulture in the Department of Horticulture at Washington State University’s Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center in Prosser, WA. His research interests are in viticulture production and grape physiology. He received his PhD at the Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich, Switzerland, and has more than 20 years of experience in viticulture research and teaching in North and South America, Europe, and Australia. He has published numerous scientific and practical articles and is the author of “The Science of Grapevines: Anatomy and Physiology.”
The appointment of Dr. Keller as Science Editor is a three-year term, with an end date of February 28, 2019. Dr. Keller replaces Linda Bisson who has served as AJEV Science Editor since 2001. With this new appointment, Dr. Keller will work closely with Dr. Bisson and ASEV Managing Editor Raquel Abad in order to ensure a seamless transition.