Molecular Analysis of Plant-Microbe Interactions; Development of DNA-based Methods to Authenticate Botanicals
Genetic and molecular studies of DNA and histone methylation and their role in the control of gene expression.
Mechanisms of pre-mRNA splicing and processing; the role of chromatin modification in gene expression
Regulation of stem cell behavior during development and in response to aging and changes in metabolism
Hematopoiesis, Vasculogenesis, Modeling Human Diseases using Zebrafish and and Functional Genomics
Transcription factor networks and chromatin modifications involved in plant embryonic patterning and stem cell formation
We seek to understand the mechanisms that shape neuronal circuit function during embryonic development.