Participant Labs

 

Cornelius Barry head shot

Cornelius Barry

Fruit development and ripening and biochemical evolution of specialized metabolism within the Solanaceae family

Christoph Benning head shot

Christoph Benning

Mechanisms of lipid trafficking; regulation of membrane lipid homeostasis; control of carbohydrate and seed oil metabolism in developing seeds

Gregory Bonito head shot

 

Gregory Bonito

Fungal systematics; truffle biology; plant-fungal-bacterial interactions

Kevin Childs head shot

Kevin Childs

Bioinformatics, genomics and genome annotation

 

Headshot of Dan Chitwood

 

Dan Chitwood

Plant morphology; quantification of shape and branching architectures of shoots and roots

 

Brad Day head shot

Brad Day

Molecular biology of host-pathogen interactions

She-You Ding head shot

 

Shi-You Ding

Plant cell wall structure and applications from biomass to biofuels and biomaterials

  

Danny Ducat head shot

Danny Ducat

Cyanobacterial biology and biotechnology

Pat Edger head shot

 

Patrick Edger

Plant genome evolution in the Rosaceae and Ericaceae

Eva Farre head shot

Eva Farre

Molecular mechanisms of the plant circadian clock; role of circadian rhythms in plant physiology

 

Headshot of Erich Grotewold

 

Erich Grotewold

Plant systems biology; Trafficking and the function of plant specialized metabolites

Bjorn Hamberger head shot

Björn Hamberger

Plant pathway discovery for high-value compounds and Synthetic Biology

 

Sheng Yang He headshot

 Sheng Yang He

Molecular Biology of Plant-Pathogen Interactions

Susanne Hoffmann-Benning head shot

Susanne Hoffmann-Benning

Mechanisms of plant growth and development; cell wall and cuticle biosynthesis

 

Headshot of Polly Hsu

 

Polly Hsu

Translational regulation in plant responses to the environment

Headshot of Courtney Hollender

 

Courtney Hollender

Plant developmental biology and physiology for advancements in tree fruit agriculture

 

Gregg Howe head shot

 

Gregg Howe

Regulation of plant anti-herbivore defense

Jinping Hu head shot

 

Jianping Hu

Molecular mechanisms of peroxisome biogenesis and function

 

Headshot of Jiming Jiang

 

Jiming Jiang

Gene expression and regulation induced by environmental stresses; Epigenetic mechanisms in plant centromere function

Ning Jiang head shot

Ning Jiang

Function of transposable elements mechanisms of genome diversification

 

 

Dan Jones head shot

Dan Jones

Mass spectrometric analysis of biological molecules

 

Cheryl Kerfeld head shot

Cheryl Kerfeld

Structural and functional characterization of proteins involved in photoprotection in cyanobacteria

 

David Kramer head shot

David Kramer

Energetics and the control of photosynthesis

 

Robert Last head shot

Robert Last

Functional genomics of nutritionally important compounds and stress adaptation processes

 

David Lowry head shot

David Lowry

Plant Speciation; population and quantitative genetics; landscape evoluationary genomics

Beronda Montgomery head shot

Beronda Montgomery

Molecular basis of light responses in higher plants and cyanobacteria

 

Headshot of Chad Niederhuth

 

Chad Niederhuth

Function and evolution of plant genomes and epigenomes

Danny Schnell head shot

Danny Schnell

Organelle biogenesis and interactions.  Protein targeting and membrane biogenesis in plants

 

Yair Shachar-Hill head shot

 

Yair Shachar-Hill

Metabolic flux analysis of plant central metabolism

Thomas Sharkey head shot

 

Tom Sharkey

Biochemistry and biophysics of carbon assimilation and exchange with the environment

 

Shinhan Shiu head shot

 

Shinhan Shiu

Evolutionary and comparative genomics

Hideki Takahashi head shot

 

Hideki Takahashi

Mechanisms of nitrogen and sulfur uptake and metabolism

 

Headshot of Addie Thompson

 

Addie Thompson

Maize genetics and genomics; high-throughput phenotyping

Robert vanBuren

 

Robert vanBuren

Genetic basis of natural plant adaptations for targeted crop improvement; Drought tolerance of underutilized crop species

 

Kevin Walker head shot

Kevin Walker

Functional analysis of enzymes on biosynthetic pathways of plant-derived bioactive compounds

Marjorie Weber

Marjorie Weber

Ecological interactions between species and their impact on phenotypic evolution and diversification