FY2011 Annual Report Project Descriptions

FY2011 Annual Report Project Descriptions


UVM research scientists and outreach specialists ...

Fungal and Plant Molecular Biology

  • determine the function of the LATD protein in the response to the hormone Abscisic Acid.
    Characterization of a LATD-dependent ABA Signaling Pathway in Medicago truncatula roots.
    HARRIS 5a

  • determine the role of different wavelengths of light on the production of the gaseous hormone, ethylene, and the formation of nitrogen-fixing legume nodules.
    A nodule regulatory network involving light, ethylene and jasmonic acid
    HARRIS 5a

  • characterize small molecule inhibitors of yeast biofilm formation as potential new anti-fungal drugs
    Fungal Biofilms and Development of New Anti-Fungal Drugs
    JOHNSON 5a

    Molecular Genetics

  • determine how mammary epithelial cell proliferation is regulated by the estrogen receptors using an in vivo animal model.
    Roles of ER-alpha and ER-beta in Mammary Gland Cell Proliferation
    PAN 5c