Biochemical evolution of specialized metabolism within the solanaceae family; genetic determinants of fruit quality and ripening.
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A22 Plant and Soil Sciencesmap marker icon
Postharvest biology and technology; controlled atmosphere storage of pome fruit, modified atmosphere packaging; sugarbeet storage, ripening biology and aroma volatile biochemistry.
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110 Plant Biology Labsmap marker icon
Biosynthesis of lipids in photosynthetic membranes, lipid trafficking phenomena involving chloroplasts, engineering of crops and algae for biodiesel production.
Mycology, plant-fungal interactions, truffle ecology, evolution of bacterial endosymbiosis in fungi.
Biology of secretion in plant cells, endomembranes and live cell imaging.
Plant diseases caused by fungi and oomycetes; epidemiology and genetics of host-pathogen interactions; diseases of field crops.
Statistical genetics, Bioinformatics, Longitudinal data analysis.
Molecular biology of host-pathogen interactions.
Biochemical genomics, quantitative genetics and genome wide association mapping of dietary micronutrients in plants. Genomics of medicinal plant metabolism. Synthesis and function of lipid soluble antioxidants in plants.
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S320 Plant Biology Labsmap marker icon
Plant cell wall biology and applications, real-time label-free imaging using microspectroscopy, single cell omics.
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206 Plant Biology Labsmap marker icon
Synthetic biology in cyanobacteria; photosynthetic metabolism and production of 'green' fuels and commodity products; mixed cyanobacteria-heterotroph microbial consortia.
Molecular mechanisms of the plant circadian clock; role of circadian rhythms in plant physiology.
Structure and function of membrane proteins; biosynthesis of glycolipids and glycosyltransferase function; protein crystallography.
Combinatorial control of flavonoid biosynthesis by R2R3-MYB and bHLH factors; Elucidation of the gene regulatory grids in maize and other grasses; Control of Arabidopsis cell cycle by unusual R2R3-MYB factors; Biosynthesis, trafficking, and sequestration of anthocyanins; Biosynthesis, health-promoting activities and metabolic engineering of flavones.
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Floral and fruit development in Cucumis; disease resistance; cucurbit genomics; biotechnology biosafety.
Discovery of plant pathways for bioactive diterpenoids in medicinal plant species.
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A332 Plant and Soil Sciencesmap marker icon
Molecular biology of secondary growth; secondary wall biosynthesis; feedstock development for bioenergy and biomaterials; drought tolerance.
Metalloenzymology; biosynthesis, transport, and regulation of heme and other metal cofactors; mechanism of microbial H2 and N2O production; bioenergy; conversion of biomass to transportation fuels.
Plant biochemistry; phloem-mediated mechanisms of plant growth and development; identification of factors which regulate plant growth through changes in cell wall and cuticle biosynthesis.
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Molecular genetics of fruit tree development & physiology; plant architecture; flower development & bud dormancy.
Molecular basis of plant-insect interactions; regulation of plant growth and defense.
Using experimental and computational approaches to study genome-wide mRNA translation and identify novel peptides; plant responses under diurnal cycles and environmental stress; circadian rhythms.
Molecular mechanisms of peroxisomal function and regulation in plants.
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342 Plant Biology Labsmap marker icon
Plant gene expression and regulation induced by environmental stresses, including heat, cold, and drought; Epigenetic mechanisms associated with plant centromere function; Genetics, genomics, and epigenomics of potato and other crop species.
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A330 Plant and Soil Sciencesmap marker icon
Function of transposable elements; mechanisms of genome diversification; computational and molecular biology.
Biological mass spectrometry and metabolomics of plant stress; plant defense and signaling chemistry involved in plant-insect and plant-pathogen interactions.
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222 Plant Biology Labsmap marker icon
Structural and functional characterization of bacterial microcompartments and of proteins involved in photoprotection in photosynthetic organisms.
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S220 Plant Biology Labsmap marker icon
Energetics and control of photosynthesis; electron and proton transfer reactions; reactive oxygen generation; understanding the molecular and physiological processes involved in conversion of light energy by plants into forms usable for life; understanding how plants evolved to support life in extreme environments.
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166 Plant Biology Labsmap marker icon
Plant Speciation; population and quantitative genetics; landscape evoluationary genomics.
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Basic and translational research of dynamic lipid-protein particles of plastids, called Plastoglobules, for enhanced stress tolerance and metabolic engineering; plastid biochemistry; proteomics.
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162 Plant Biology Labsmap marker icon
Plant and landscape ecology; plant virus ecology; disturbance ecology; remote sensing; global change; sustainability; restoration.
Small fruit and hop pathology, post-harvest diseases of specialty crops, fungicide resistance, and molecular pathogen detection.
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322 Plant Biology Labsmap marker icon
Molecular basis of organ-specific phytochrome responses in higher plants; light-regulated development in cyanobacteria.
Sugarbeet genetics and genomics; disease resistance; nutrient use; population structure and diversity.
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239 Plant Biology Labsmap marker icon
Function and evolution of plant genomes and epigenomes using both experimental and computational approaches.
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339 Plant Biology Labsmap marker icon
Structural organization and dynamics of the chloroplast division machinery; molecular mechanisms controlling chloroplast division and expansion in plant cells.
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Molecular mechanisms of stress tolerance and other weedy traits in crop-pest species, with an especial focus on herbicide resistance evolution.
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34 Plant Biology Labsmap marker icon
Tree diseases (detection, identification, pathogenicity and population analysis) and improving tree health (phytobiome approach).
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166 Plant Biology Labsmap marker icon
Molecular basis of chloroplast biogenesis; optimizing photosynthetic carbon capture for crop improvement.
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S350 Plant Biology Labsmap marker icon
The arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis, non-photosynthetic one-carbon metabolism, metabolic engineering, plant NMR spectroscopy.
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210 Plant Biology Labsmap marker icon
Biochemistry and biophysics of processes important in gas exchange between plants and the atmosphere.
Genome evolution, stress biology, bioinformatics, systems and predictive biology.
Plant bacteriology; host pathogen interactions; fruit tree disease management; bacterial plasmid biology; microbial evolution.
Molecular mechanisms of nitrogen and sulfur utilization in plants; nutrient sensing, transport and metabolism.
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306 Plant Biology Labsmap marker icon
Molecular genetics of plant freezing and drought tolerance; regulation of gene expression in response to environmental stress.
Development in filamentous fungi and host-pathogen interactions using genetics, genomics and physiological approaches.
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A328 Plant and Soil Sciencesmap marker icon
Comparative genomics; molecular genetics of desiccation tolerance; engineering CAM photosynthesis; crop domestication.
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Developmental genetics, epigenetics, chromatin structure; regulation of gene activity during development including flowering.
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310 Plant Biology Labsmap marker icon
Mechanisms and models of photosynthesis; fluxes of metabolites during primary metabolism.
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Soybean genetics and genomics to improve plant performance, host plant resistance and seed chemical composition.
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A234 Plant and Soil Sciencesmap marker icon
Genetics of plant development; genomics-assisted breeding; marker-assisted selection; floriculture crops.