Winter Sederoff, Heike

Plant and Microbial Biology
hwsedero@ncsu.edu
919-513-0076
919-515-3436 fax
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The focus of my research is to understand the molecular basis of sensing and adaptation of plant systems to abiotic stresses, especially gravity, light and salt. My team is using genomic, genetic, computational and engineering approaches to identify regulators of transcriptional and post-transcriptional regulation of signal transduction in plants. Several of our discoveries have current applications in food, feed and biofuel production.

 
Expertise:
  Molecular Biology
Country(s) of experience:
  Canada |
Type(s) of International Experience:
  Speaker at an international conference | Advisor for international students | Host for international faculty
Language(s):
  German
Projects:
  Engineering Camelina sativa to increase yield for bioenergy production
02/01/2016 - 12/31/2016
Funding Agency/Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy
Institutional Partner: Metabolix Oilseeds, Inc., Canada