Editorial Board for section 'Plant Systems and Synthetic Biology'

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Please note that the order in which the Editors appear on this page is alphabetical, and follows the structure of the editorial board presented on the MDPI website under information for editors: editorial board responsibilities.

Members

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Department of Biology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858, USA
Interests: genome editing; small regulatory RNAs; molecular genetics; plant biotechnology; abiotic stress; gene expression and regulation
* Section: Plant Systems and Synthetic Biology
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Dr. Joshua Blakeslee
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Section Board Member
Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, Center for Applied Plant Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Interests: metabolomics; auxin synthesis; auxin transport; membrane biochemistry; lipid signaling; membrane transport; phytohormone metabolism; metabolic engineering; rubber synthesis
Dr. Qijun Chen
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College of Biological Sciences, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100091, China
Interests: plant genome editing; synthetic biology
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Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Kobe University, Kobe 6578501, Japan
Interests: epigenetics; hybrid vigor; heterosis; vernalization; Brassica
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Section Board Member
1. Global Institute for Food Security, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK S7N 4J8, Canada
2. Department of Biology, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK S7N 52E, Canada
Interests: plant vascular system; long-distance signaling; nutrient homeostasis; plant responses to nutrient-limited stress; non-cell autonomous movement
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Dr. Koji Murai
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Department of Sustainable Agriculture, Fukui Prefectural University, Fukui 910-4103, Japan
Interests: cereal breeding and genetics
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Dr. Guiliang Tang
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Department of Biological Sciences, Life Science and Technology Institute, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931, USA
Interests: genetic improvement of blueberries; MicroRNA technologies
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Biosciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, USA
Interests: plant synthetic biology; genome editing; comparative genomics; climate change; bioenergy; photosynthesis; plant genomics
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CSIRO Agriculture & Food, Trait Program, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia
Interests: regulation and biochemical analysis of plant fatty acid and oil biosynthesis; plant lipids; lipid synthesis and analysis; lipidomics; metabolic engineering of lipids and proteins
Dr. Changfu Zhu
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Section Board Member
School of Life Sciences, Changchun Normal University, Changchun 130032, China
Interests: anthocyanins; apocarotenoids; astaxanthin; beta-carotene; biotechnology; CRISPR/Cas; carotenoids; flower pigmentation; genome editing; multiple gene transformation; molecular biology; nutritional improvements; secondary metabolites; synthetic biology; transcription factors; transgenic plants
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