Professor Neil Olszewski

CBS Plant/Microbial Biology
College of Biological Sciences
Twin Cities
Project Title: 
Genomic and Proteomic Analysis of Signal Transduction in Plants

These researchers are using MSI for three projects:

  • The first project seeks to understand the role of O-GlcNAc modifications on plant proteins. The primary focus uses mass spectrometry-based proteomic approaches to identify the plant proteins with this modification. Another component of the project uses molecular genetic approaches to investigate the role of this modification in plant growth and development.
  • A second project studies DNA viruses of plants. This project determines the sequences of these viruses, develops methods to detect the viruses and studies the functions of the viral genes.
  • The final project employs sequencing genomes to map mutations to genes affecting hormone signaling in plants.

Project Investigators

Dr. Juan Abrahante - Llorens
Sara Bratsch
Kevin Dorn
Kristin Grandt
Professor Neil Olszewski
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