Fungal and Yeast

Fungal and Yeast
Martin Chilvers
Martin Chilvers

(Plant Soil and Microbial Science) Fungal and oomycete biology and genetics; fungal population genetics; evolution of fungal matin type genes; host pathogen interactions. chilvers@msu.edu

Danny Ducat
Danny Ducat

(Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; and MSU/DOE Plant Research Lab)  Molecular and synthetic biology approaches for the study of cyanobacterial core metabolism and redirection of photosynthetic pathways for the production of 'green' fuels and commodity products; mixed cyanobacteria-heterotroph microbial consortia. ducatdan@msu.edu

Min-Hao Kuo
Min-Hao Kuo

(Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), Mechanism of gene regulation via modifications of chromatin: cell cycle regulation of histone modifications in yest S. cerevisiae. kuom@msu.edu

Shian-Han Shiu
Shian-Han Shiu

(Plant Biology), We are interested in questions related to genome and gene family evolution, environmental stress response and its evolution, transcriptional regulatory mechanisms and evolution using experimental, computational, and systems biological approaches.

Frances Trail
Frances Trail

(Plant Biology) Genetics and physiology of fungal plant pathogens. trail@msu.edu

Steven Trienzenberg
Steven Trienzenberg

(VARI; and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), Regulation of eukaryotic transcription; molecular biology of herpesviruses. triezenb@msu.edu

Jonathan Walton
Jonathan Walton

(Plant Biology & DOE Plant Research Lab), Enzymes for biomass conversion; molecular genetics of fungal natural products. walton@msu.edu

Barry Williams
Barry Williams

(Integrative Biology; and Microbiology and Molecular Genetics), The molecular basis of evolutionary diversification and stasis in yeasts. barryw@msu.edu