8 Faculty/Mentors

Plant and Microbial Biology

Barbara Baker, Professor
(1) MicroRNA Regulation of Plant Innate Immunity (Open)
Benjamin Blackman, Professor
(1) Functional Genetics of Sunflower and Monkeyflower (Open)
(2) Genetics of Adaptation to Seasonal Cues in Monkeyflowers (Open)
(3) Circadian Clocks and Plant Development (Open)
(4) Genetics of Floral Pigmentation Patterns (Open)
Steven Brenner, Professor
(1) Global human gene expression regulation by nonsense-mediated mRNA decay (computational biology). (Open)
(2) Analysis of human whole exome sequencing data to identify causative variants in newborn screening for primary immunodeficiencies (computational biology) (Open)
(3) Automatic identification of protein domains (Open)
(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? (Open)
(2) Project 2: Mapping interaction contacts between plant circadian clock proteins. (Open)
(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 (Open)
Jennifer Lewis, Professor
(1) Plant innate immunity in response to bacterial pathogens (Open)
(2) Programming tools to understand plant-pathogen interactions (Open)