Current Research

  • Combinatorial control of flavonoid biosynthesis by R2R3-MYB and bHLH factors.
  • Elucidation of the gene regulatory grids in maize and other grasses.
  • Control of Arabidopsis cell cycle by unusual R2R3-MYB factors.
  • Biosynthesis, trafficking, and sequestration of anthocyanins.
  • Biosynthesis, health-promoting activities and metabolic engineering of flavones