Scientific interest and research

  • Products of plant secondary metabolism.
  • Allelopathic interactions between plants.
  • Use of secondary metabolites in the pharmaceutical, chemical and agriculture industry.
  • Plant cell, tissue and organ  in in vitro cultures.
  • Plant expression systems for the production of biopharmaceuticals (molecular farming).

 

Skills and methods

 

Knowledge of research techniques used in ecology, bioenergetics, molecular biology, medical and analytical laboratory; experience in carrying out of in vitro plant culture, ability of using high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), knowledge of electrophoretic (SDS-PAGE, 2D) and blotting techniques, ability and knowledge of using a colorimeter, ability of using technical gases (certificate from a distributor of industrial gases), computer literacy (good knowledge of MS Office, Corel Draw, and Adobe Photoshop), knowledge of XHTML, CSS, and CMS.