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Chandrashekhar P. Joshi

Chandrashekhar P. Joshi

PhD, Biochemistry, University of Poona, India

Contact

906-487-2738 (Biology)
cpjoshi@mtu.edu

Department Chair and Professor, Biological Sciences

I am a plant molecular biologist who is interested in understanding of how trees make cellulose. Simply put, cellulose is a chain of glucose molecules, and a large number of such cellulose chains weave together with other polymers to form plant cell walls. Cellulose biosynthesis is also one of the . . .

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Guiliang Tang

Guiliang Tang

PhD, Weizmann Institute of Sciences, Israel, 2001

Contact

906-487-2174
gtang1@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Biological Sciences

Dr. Tang conducted his graduate research on the catabolic pathway of the essential amino acid lysine in the laboratory of Dr. Gad Galili at the Weizmann Institute of Sciences, Israel. He then moved to the laboratory of Dr. Phillip D. Zamore at the University of Massachusetts Medical School for his . . .

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Ramakrishna Wusirika

Ramakrishna Wusirika

Ph.D. (1995), National Chemical Laboratory/ University of Pune, Pune, India

Contact

906-487-3068
wusirika@mtu.edu

Associate Professor, Biological Sciences

Dr. Wusirika’s research group is presently working on the following projects.Role of Heavy Metal Resistant Bacteria in Modulating Biochemical Pathways to Promote Plant Growth and Nutrient Uptake and their Application in Phytoremediation and Agriculture.  Marginal soils arise due to various industrial and agricultural practices reducing crop productivity. Deficiency of nitrogen, . . .

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