Zulkarnain, is a Professor in Horticulture and Plant Biotechnology at the Faculty of Agriculture University of Jambi where he has been working since 1988. He had served as Secretary of Research Institute, Chair of Agronomy Department, Vice Dean for Academics Affairs, and Vice Rector for Planning, Collaboration and Information Systems at the University of Jambi. His research interest is in the area of plant biotechnology, especially the use of tissue culture technique in breeding and propagation of crop species. Besides as a counterpart of the Sub-Group B02, Zulkarnain was appointed in 2016 as a member of Joint Management Board for CRC-990 EFForTS representing the University of Jambi. As JMB members, his task is to give consideration and advice so that the implementation of CRC-990 EFForTS project runs well according to plan.