Research Topics

Main fields of activities

  • Genome sequencing of plant species;

  • Comparative transcription analysis for detection of genes involved in the expression of key traits;

  • Integration of genomics and metabolomics data for engineering plant metabolic pathways;

  • Development of molecular techniques for early detection of biological agents from complex substrates.


Other fields of interest

  • Developing genomics for reducing recalcitrance of biomass for biofuel production;

  • Molecular regulations of genes, proteins, and metabolites to manipulate selected biomass for improved productivity and processing;

  • Microbial genomics for biofuels and other biomaterials of particular interest;

  • Metagenomics for discovery of new gene sources for enzymatic hydrolysis of selected biomass;

  • Correlations between plant photoreceptor’s signaling and biomass production.