Synthetic Research


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Personnel

Hem Bhandari
Assistant Professor
Bioenergy/biomass Feedstock

Madhu Dhar
Research Associate Professor

Scott Lenaghan
Assistant Professor

Groups and Facilities


(1 mention)

Center for Ag Synthetic Biology 
Unique automated platform for agricultural synthetic biology


 

News

Commendations Corner - October 2019, 11/23/2019

UTIA Researchers Develop Kit for Chloroplast Engineering in Plants, 3/25/2019

Neal Stewart Nominated for UT President’s Discover Award, 10/9/2017

Department of Food Science Changes Name to Better Reflect Focus, 4/30/2017

Power Plant, 2/25/2016

 

Recent Publications

Induced volatile terpenes in roots and leaves of Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) A. Muchlinski, X. Chen, J. Lovell, T. G. Köllner, K. Pelot, P. Zerbe, M. Ruggiero, L. Callaway, S. Laliberte, F. Chen, and D. Tholl.  2019.  Frontiers in Plant Science, 10:1144. [Abstract]

Improving water use efficiency of containerized crops using biochar and irrigation scheduling through developing precision irrigation scheduling with a physiological-based and a substrate physical properties-based system.  Basiri Jahromi, N.  2019.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Improving water use efficiency of containerized crops using biochar and irrigation scheduling through developing precision irrigation scheduling with a physiological-based and a substrate physical properties-based system.  Basiri Jahromi, N., F. R. Walker, A. Fulcher, J. Altland, and N. S. Eash.  2019.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

SYNPLASTOME: The challenge of engineering thefirst synthetic chloroplast genome in plants.  Lenaghan, S., A. Occhialini, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2019.  Plant Synthetic Biology, San Jose, Aug. 7-9.

Genome editing, gene drives, and synthetic biology: will they contribute to disease-resistant crops, and who will benefit? Annual Review of Phytopathology. 57: 165-188 https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-phyto-080417-045954.  Pixley, K et al, J. Falck-Zepeda, K. Giller, L. Glenna, F. Gould, C. Mallory-Smith, D. Stelley, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2019.  Annu Rev Phytopathol.

Effects of synthetic turf and shock pads on impact attenuation related biomechanics during drop landing.  Qu, H., S. Zhang, J. C. Sorochan, and J. Weinhandl.  2019.  Sports Biomechanics.

Long‐Term Osseointegration Assessment of a Synthetic Bone Graft Scaffold Using a Goat Segmental Defect Model Rifkin, R., R. Grzeskowiak, A. Bow, B. Jackson, K. Algahazali, S. Bourdo, A. Biris, L. Schneider, H. S. Adair, III, P. Mulon, R. Seddighi, T. J. Doherty, S. Hecht, M. Dhar, D. P. Harper, S. Hecht, and D. E. Anderson.  2019.  Veterinary Surgery.

Investigating the hydrologic and water quality performance of trees in bioretention mesocosms Tirpak, R. A., J. M. Hathaway, and J. A. Franklin.  2019.  Journal of Hydrology, 576:65-71. [Abstract]

Evaluating on-demand irrigation systems for container-grown woody plants grown in biochar-amended pine bark.  Basiri Jahomi, N., A. Fulcher, F. R. Walker, J. Altland, and N. S. Eash.  2018.  HortScience, 53(12):1-6. [Abstract]

Lipolysis Rapidly Induces the Formation of N-acyl Amino Acids In Vivo C. Gibson, S. Zaver, S. Campagna, and B. H. Voy.  2018.  The Obesity Society, T-P-3370; Obesity Week 2018. [Abstract]

Warm and Cool Full Spectrum LED Supplements Impact Key Flavor Volatiles in Hydroponically Grown Basil.  Hammock, H. A., D. A. Kopsell, and C. E. Sams.  2018.  HortScience, 53(9):S55. This Poster won Second Place at the ASHS Annual Conference Graduate Student Poster Competition. [Abstract]

Daily Light Integral: A research review and high-resolution maps of the United States.  J. E. Faust, and J. Logan.  2018.  HortScience, 53: 1250-1257. [Abstract]