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Researchers at ASUAgriculture and Disease

Targeting unintended biological/medical impacts of agricultural products to reduce the burden on individuals and societies of the negative aspects of agriculture including obesity, addiction and diseases related to the use of tobacco and other plant-derived drugs.

Researchers
  • Dr. Kris Biondolillo
  • Dr. Amy Pearce
  • Dr. Malathi Srivatsan
  • Dr. Guolei Zhou

Plant Specimens Molecular Innovations in Food Science

Designing cutting-edge molecular-based technologies for enhancing the quality and safety of the foods we grow and eat.

Researchers
  • Dr. Maureen Dolan
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Researchers at ASUPlant Metabolic Engineering

Harnessing the power of plants to provide us with nutraceuticals, novel bio-active compounds for medicines and crop plants with enhanced nutritional and health benefits.

Researchers
  • Dr. Elizabeth Hood
  • Dr. Argelia Lorence
  • Dr. Fabricio Medina-Bolivar
  • Dr. Greg Phillips

Researcher at ASUPlant-based Protein Production

Developing the technology to use plants as "factories" for production of complex human therapeutic proteins to treat cancer and other diseases, safer subunit vaccines and critical proteins for the veterinary and industrial sectors.

Researchers
  • Dr. Maureen Dolan
  • Dr. Elizabeth Hood
  • Dr. Argelia Lorence
  • Dr. Fabricio Medina-Bolivar
  • Dr. Giuliana Medrano-Condori