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Demirer Lab

Nano and Biotechnology for Plant Genetic Engineering

Mission Statement: The primary goal of our team is to train a dynamic, diverse, and talented group of scientists interested in improving the human and planet health through plant genetic engineering. We combine interdisciplinary solutions from chemistry, materials science, plant biology, synthetic biology, and engineering. Like our diverse scientific approaches, we aim to establish a diverse, inclusive, equitable, and supportive lab culture. 

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Research Directions


Improved plant genome editing via nanotechnology

Plant functional genomics and synthetic biology


Engineering nutrient use efficiency of crops

Plant-microbe-nutrient interactions in the rhizosphere

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