Metabolic engineering in yeast for industrial biochemical (natural products) production (isoprenoids/terpenoids in particular). We use systems and synthetic biology approaches to re-direct carbon through metabolic networks in order to increase product yield.
Yeast apoptosis; yeast cellular biology, models for studying human diseases
Molecular biology of Alzheimer’s disease amyloidogenic peptides.
Fungal molecular genetics, Schizosaccharomyces pombe, Biofuels, Gene Regulation, Chromatin Biology