Faculty Members in Crop Biology
Molecular and genomic evolution, genome duplication (polyploidy), duplicate gene evolution, evolution of gene regulation.
Plant Developmental Genetics. Molecular genetics of seed coat development in Arabidopsis thaliana.
Plant biochemistry, physiology and chemical ecology; molecular biology and enzymology of wax metabolism; chemical composition, physiological function and ecological roles of plant surface lipids.
Molecular genetic and biochemical studies of seed lipid and epicuticular wax metabolism and their regulation in Arabidopsis thaliana.
Speciation, domestication, conservation biology, and weed evolution.