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Doherty, Colleen Jennifer


Assistant Professor Molecular and Structural Biochemistry
colleen_doherty@ncsu.edu
919-515-5802
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My research focuses on abiotic stress responses in plants.  Particularly tolerance to heat stress.

 


Expertise:
Bioinformatics | Plant Genomics and Genetics | Plant Transformation/Regeneration | Biochemistry | Molecular Biology | Plant Physiology | Postharvest
Country(s) of experience:
Brazil | Korea, South | Philippines | Sri Lanka | Thailand | United Kingdom
Type(s) of International Experience:
Researcher in an international project | Speaker at an international conference | Visiting faculty | Advisor for international students | Host for international faculty | Host for international post-doc
Research Focus:

My research focuses on abiotic stress responses in plants. Particularly tolerance to heat stress.


Sabbaticals:

Year: 2023-2024
Country: United Kingdom


Projects:
Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program: Identifying salt resilient rice varieties Research project
05/01/2021 - 06/30/2023
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UGPN: Acquired thermotolerance and heat stress memory in plants Research project
08/01/2021 - 07/31/2022
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Transcriptional and metabolic Alterations in Circadian Rhythm Networks with Increasing Nighttime Temperatures in Rice Research project
02/08/2015 - 04/01/2022
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Institutional Partner: International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Philippines

Evaluation of Heat Tolerance in Brazilian Rice Cultivars Research project
02/15/2017 - 01/01/1900
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Project Collaborations:
Collaborative Crop Resilience Program
10/01/2019 - 09/30/2026
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Institutional Partner: Novo Nordisk A/S, Denmark