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School of the Biological Sciences

 

 

Head of Department, Department of Plant Sciences

Alison Smith studies the metabolism of plants, algae and bacteria, in particular vitamin and cofactor biosynthesis. Learn more. 

 

Research Areas


Metabolism
Vitamins
Synthetic biology
Algal-bacterial interactions
Algal biotechnology

Techniques


Genomics and transcriptomics
Synthetic biology 
Confocal microscopy 
HPLC/GC-MS/LC-MS/FTIR
Bioassay

 

Research Theme