Plant Developmental Genetics. Molecular genetics of seed coat development in Arabidopsis thaliana.
Genome evolution, polyploidy, duplicate gene fates and evolution, evolution of gene regulation, alternative splicing, non-coding RNAs
plant genomics, environmental stresses, seed development, gene expression
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.
Plant biochemistry, physiology and chemical ecology; molecular biology and enzymology of wax metabolism; chemical composition, physiological function and ecological roles of plant surface lipids.