Post-transcriptional gene regulation. Mechanisms to control protein synthesis. Analysis of mRNP complexes by microarray.
Genomics-based natural product discovery and secondary metabolic pathway engineering. Yeast is used as a heterologous host for expression of large fungal biosynthetic enzymes (polyketide synthases and nonribosomal peptide synthetases) and for production of small...
Molecular biology and genetics of yeast.
Mitochondrial biogenesis, energy transduction, mitochondrial DNA replication and transmission, mechanism of the petite mutation in yeasts.