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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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Biosynthesis of lipids in photosynthetic membranes, lipid trafficking phenomena involving chloroplasts, engineering of crops and algae for biodiesel production.
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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Synthetic biology in cyanobacteria; photosynthetic metabolism and production of 'green' fuels and commodity products; mixed cyanobacteria-heterotroph microbial consortia.
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.
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.
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.
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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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Structural and functional characterization of bacterial microcompartments and of proteins involved in photoprotection in photosynthetic organisms.
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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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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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322 Plant Biology Labsmap marker icon
Molecular basis of organ-specific phytochrome responses in higher plants; light-regulated development in cyanobacteria.
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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.