Prof. Asaph Aharoni

Weizmann Institute of Science

Plant Sciences

Contact:

+972-8-9343643

asaph.aharoni@weizmann.ac.il

http://www.weizmann.ac.il/plants/aharoni/

I-CORE Research:

Energy-Rich Biomass

My lab will be developing analytical systems that allow the extraction, detection, identification and quantification of lipid and carbohydrate species. Once such tools will be optimized they will be used as a collaboration with other partners to analyze material generated by them throughout the project.

Research Group:

Dr. Sergey Malitsky, Tatiana Tsimbalist

 

Other Research Areas:

My labs works on the regulation of wax biosynthesis in plants. In the course of the project we will generate transgenic plants overproducing wax components that could serve as high-quality fuels and valuable bio materials for various industrial applications.

Supported by the I-CORE Program of the Planning and Budgeting Committee and The Israel Science Foundation

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