Study of mechanisms which drive ecological processes mainly in photosynthetic organisms. What determines who is there and how do the organisms interact with one another and with their changing environment.
What determine who is there, in the water body: the role of secondary metabolites.
Predicting the forthcoming stress in the environment: mechanism and the evolutionary aspects.
What enables the unparalleled growth performance of a new alga isolated from a desert biological soil crust.
The advantage of having a complex genomes and gene expression in “real life” organisms as revealed by their performance in harsh habitats.