Participant Labs

Cornelius Barry

Cornelius Barry

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

Christoph Benning

Christoph Benning

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

Federica Brandizzi

Federica Brandizzi

Dynamics of secretory membrane traffic, endomembranes, live cell imaging

Kevin Childs

Kevin Childs

Bioinformatics, genomics and genome annotation

Brad Day

Brad Day

Molecular biology of host-pathogen interactions

Danny Ducat

Danny Ducat

Cyanobacterial biology and biotechnology

Eva Farre

Eva Farre

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

Maren Friesen

Maren Friesen

Legume-rhizobium symbiosis, ecological and evolutionary genomics, plant-microbiome interactions, coevolution

Susanne Hoffmann Benning

Susanne Hoffmann Benning

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

Gregg Howe

Gregg Howe

Regulation of plant anti-herbivore defense

Jianping Hu

Jianping Hu

Molecular mechanisms ofperoxisome biogenesis and function

Ning Jiang

Ning Jiang

Function of transposable elements, mechanisms of genome diversification

Dan Jones

Dan Jones

Mass spectrometric analysis of biological molecules

Cheryl Kerfeld

Cheryl Kerfeld

Structural and functional characterization of proteins involved in photoprotection in cyanobacteria

David Kramer

David Kramer

Energetics and the control of photosynthesis

Robert L. Last

Robert L. Last

Functional genomics of nutritionally important compounds and stress adaptation processes

David Lowry

David Lowry

Plant Speciation; population and quantitative genetics; landscape evoluationary genomics

Beronda Montgomery

Beronda Montgomery

Molecular basis of light responses in higher plants and cyanobacteria.

Yair Shachar-Hill

Yair Shachar-Hill

Metabolic flux analysis of plant central metabolism

Thomas D. Sharkey

Tom Sharkey

Biochemistry and biophysics of carbon assimilation and exchange with the environment

Shinhan Shiu

Shinhan Shiu

Evolutionary and comparative genomics

Hideki Takahashi

Hideki Takahashi

Mechanisms of nitrogen and sulfur uptake and metabolism

Mike Thomashow

Mike Thomashow

Stress adaptation and transcriptional networks

Steve van Nocker

Steve van Nocker

Understanding how genes are regulated during the course of plant development

Kevin Walker

Kevin Walker

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