9 Faculty/Mentors

Plant and Microbial Biology

Barbara Baker, Professor
(1) MicroRNA Regulation of Plant Innate Immunity (Current Term Now Closed)
Benjamin Blackman, Professor
(1) Functional Genetics of Sunflower and Monkeyflower (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Genetics of Adaptation to Seasonal Cues in Monkeyflowers (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Circadian Clocks and Plant Development (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Genetics of Floral Pigmentation Patterns (Current Term Now Closed)
Steven Brenner, Professor
(1) Global human gene expression regulation by nonsense-mediated mRNA decay (computational biology). (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Analysis of human whole exome sequencing data to identify causative variants in newborn screening for primary immunodeficiencies (computational biology) (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Automatic identification of protein domains (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Critical Assessment of Genome Interpretation (CAGI) (Full- no new appr needed)
Devin Coleman-Derr, Professor
(1) Drought tolerance mediated through plant-adapted microbial communities (Open)
Sarah Hake, Professor
(1) Developmental Processes In Plants (Open)
Frank Harmon, Professor
(1) Project 1: What genes control the plant circadian clock's interaction with its temperature environment? (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Project 2: Mapping interaction contacts between plant circadian clock proteins. (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Project 3: Characterizing the maize circadian clock with mutants. (Full- no new appr needed)
Peggy G. Lemaux, Cooperative Extension Specialist
(1) Understanding and Manipulating Sorghum for Food, Feed and Fuel (Current Term Now Closed)
Jennifer Lewis, Professor
(1) Plant innate immunity in response to bacterial pathogens (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Programming tools to understand plant-pathogen interactions (Full- no new appr needed)
Krishna Niyogi, Professor
(1) Regulation of Photosynthetic Light Harvesting and Energy Conversion (Full- no new appr needed)