Keren Nir

Prof. Nir Keren
Transport and homeostasis of metals in photosynthetic organisms
Plant & Environmental Sciences

Research Interests

Metal transport, accumulation and homeostasis in photosynthetic organisms. Dynamics of the photosynthetic apparatus: adaptation of photosynthetic organisms to the ever changing environment.

Dissertation Topics

1. Nutrient bioavailability and the organization of the photosynthetic apparatus.

Including:      

   a. Mechanism of iron and manganese transport.

   b. Nutrient co-limitation and its effect on photosynthesis and growth.

2. Effects on the quantum/classical border in photosynthetic processes.

Including:      

   a. Exciton energy transfer in photosynthetic antenna.

   b. Acclimation and adaptation of photosynthesis to extreme environments. 

 

Prof. Nir Keren

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