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Organisation

Centre of Microbial and Plant Genetics

Division

Lifecycle:1 Aug 2005  →  Today
Organisation profile:

Research topics of this unit are:
• Bacteria-plant interactions
• Symbiosis between Rhizobium etli and Phaseolus vulgaris
• Symbiotic nitrogen fixation
• Quorum sensing and biofilm formation in Rhizobium
• Bacterial physiology: the stringent response in Rhizobium
• Type III protein secretion in Rhizobium
• Calcium-binding proteins in bacteria
• Mechanisms of antibiotic resistance and tolerance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa: the problem of persistence

Keywords:Plant Genetics, Microbial Genetics
Disciplines:Scientific computing, Bioinformatics and computational biology, Public health care, Public health services, Genetics, Systems biology, Molecular and cell biology, Microbiology, Laboratory medicine, Biomaterials engineering, Biological system engineering, Biomechanical engineering, Other (bio)medical engineering, Environmental engineering and biotechnology, Industrial biotechnology, Other biotechnology, bio-engineering and biosystem engineering