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Personnel

Mohammad R. (Reza) Hajimorad
Associate Professor
Plant viruses

Groups and Facilities


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Plant Biotechnology 
Supporting advanced research, collaboration, and sharing.



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UTIA Greenhouses 
High tech facilities help support agricultural research



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Insect Physiology 
Studying the physiology of the insect gut and characterizing its interactions with invading microbes.


   

Recent Publications

Food Security through Biotechnology: The Case of Genetically Modified Sugar Beets in the United States Kennedy, P. L., K. E. Lewis, and A. Schmitz.  2017.  World Agricultural Resources and Food Security, Schmitz, A., P.L. Kennedy, T.G. Schmitz (Eds.), Volume 17, Frontiers of Economics and Globalization.

Diversity of ABC transporter genes across and plant kingdom and their potential utility in biotechnology Lane, T., C. S. Rempe, J. Davitt, M. E. Staton, Y. Peng, D. E. Soltis, M. Melkonian, M. Deyholos, J. H. Leebens-Mack, M. Chase, C. J. Rothfels, D. Stevenson, S. W. Graham, J. Yu, T. Liu, J. C. Pires, P. P. Edgar, Y. Zhang, Y. Xie, Y. Zhu, E. Carpenter, G. K. S. Wong, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2016.  BMC Biotechnolgy.

The future: advanced plant biotechnology, genome editing, and synthetic biology Liu, W., and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2016.  Plant Biotechnology and Genetics: Principles, Techniques and Applications, Second Edition., Pp. 383-401. Wiley and Sons. Hoboken, New Jersey. Stewart, C.N., Jr. (Ed).

Next-generation precision genome engineering and plant biotechnology Mahfouz, M., T. Cardi, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2016.  Plant Cell Reports.

Plant Biotechnology and Genetics: Principles, Techniques and Applications, Second Edition Stewart, Jr., C. N.  2016.  John Wiley and Sons, Hoboken, New Jersey. Stewart, C. N., Jr. (Editor).

Grassroots: the history of switchgrass biotechnology in Tennessee.  Stewart, Jr., C. N.  2015.  Switchgrass III: Prairie and Native Grass International Conference., Knoxville, TN.

Plant lipid biology and biotechnology.  Suh, M. C., G. Hahne, J. R. Liu, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2015.  Plant Cell Reports.

Plant science and biotechnology in China: part two.  Hahne, G., J. R. Liu, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2014.  Plant Cell Reports.

Plant science and biotechnology in China.  Hahne, G., J. R. Liu, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2014.  Plant Cell Reports 33: 681..

The genome of Eucalyptus grandis Myburg, A. et al., and P. Ranjan.  2014.  Nature, 510:356362.

Tree Biotechnology: Chestnut Nelson, C. D., W. A. Powell, S. A. Merkle, J. E. Carlson, F. V. Hebard, N. Islam-Faridi, M. E. Staton, and L. Georgi.  2014.  Tree Biotechnology, Tree Biotechnology, Chapter 1. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA.

Altered lignin biosynthesis using biotechnology to improve lignocellulosic biofuel feedstocks Poovaiah, C., M. Nagaswara-Rao, J. Soneji, H. Baxter, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2014.  Plant Biotechnology Journal 12: 1163-1173..