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.


   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.


   a. Exciton energy transfer in photosynthetic antenna.

   b. Acclimation and adaptation of photosynthesis to extreme environments.