Biotechnology involves the development of novel products and new methods of production based on living organisms or their parts. Biotechnology has yielding new knowledge, products and methods particularly in health care (medical), agriculture, non-food (industrial), and environmental. Researchers at the Institute of Biochemistry along with with government and industry partners are pursuing new biotechnology that aims to improve the quality of human health and productivity.
- Dr. David Miller (Fungal & toxin sensing)
- Dr. Tyler Avis (Plant and food microbiology)
- Dr. Peter Buist (Bioremediation)
- Dr. Owen Rowland (Crop vulnerability)
- Dr. Myron Smith (Microbial control strategies)
- Dr. Tim Xing (Plant disease resistance)
- Dr. Maria DeRosa (Aptamers)