Department of Bio-engineering Sciences

Postal address
Pleinlaan 2
Phone: +32-2-3590248


  • Metabolism of essential amino acids in plants
  • Biotechnology and genetic improvement of leguminous and cereal crops
  • Development of plant transformation technology
  • Study of seed-specific gene expression, seed nutritional quality improvement and production of heterologous protein in seeds
  • DNA repair and recombination mechanisms in plants
  • Plant stress metabolism

Research output

  1. New Phenotypes of Potato Co-induced by Mismatch Repair Deficiency and Somatic Hybridization

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

  2. A novel stress response triggered by ERD14

    Research output: Unpublished contribution to conferencePosterResearch

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  1. Thirty years of transgenic research in plants (Journal)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

  2. Doceren Cursus “Genomics and its applications” Can Tho University, Can Tho, Viet Nam

    Activity: OtherResearch and Teaching at External Organisation

  3. Herfstkamp 2009 Faculteit Wetenschappen en Bio-ingenieurswetenschappen

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipating in or organizing a public lecture/debate

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