Dissertation Topics

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

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.