10 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 (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Genetics of Adaptation to Seasonal Cues in Monkeyflowers (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Circadian Clocks and Plant Development (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Genetics of Floral Pigmentation Patterns (Full- no new appr needed)
Steven Brenner, Professor
(1) Global human gene expression regulation by nonsense-mediated mRNA decay (computational biology). (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Analysis of human whole exome sequencing data to identify causative variants in newborn screening for primary immunodeficiencies (computational biology) (Full- no new appr needed)
(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 (Current Term Now Closed)
Sarah Hake, Professor
(1) Developmental Processes In Plants (Current Term Now Closed)
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) Increased Bioenergy Production in C4 Cereal Crops and Grasses (Current Term Now Closed)
Jennifer Lewis, Professor
(1) Plant innate immunity in response to bacterial pathogens (Current Term Now Closed)
(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)
Mary Wildermuth, Professor
(1) Salicylic acid biosynthesis and regulation in Arabidopsis (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Elucidation of host plant and powdery mildew factors controlling powdery mildew growth on Arabidopsis (Current Term Now Closed)