Dr. Gaganpreet Sidhu boasts a diverse and extensive background in the field of DNA recombination. She earned her PhD from Cornell University and was a Postdoc Fellow at Columbia University. Her expertise spans both somatic and meiotic recombination, in various plant and animal species including wheat, maize, Xenopus and humans. Dr. Sidhu serves as an editor for the special issue of Frontiers in Genetics focusing on the exploration of meiotic recombination in plants. Additionally, she has been instrumental in organizing virtual international conferences on the topic in collaboration with FASEB, bringing together experts from around the world to share their knowledge and insights.