Scientific interest and research

  • Plant response at the biochemical and molecular level to abiotic and biotic stress.
  • Plant bioactive substances - their role in plants and the effect on animals.
  • Plant in vitro cultures and their application in biotechnology.

 

Skills and methods

 

Measurement of chlorophyll fluorescence, spectrophotometric and luminescent methods for determination of the activity and the level of enzymatic and non enzymatic antioxidants, HPLC, GC analysis of the fatty acid composition of chloroplast lipids, SDS-PAGE, native-PAGE, staining of proteins in gel, Western blot analysis, immunocytochemical methods, isolation and purification of proteins and nucleic acids from plant material, PCR.