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Professor Marc Knight, BSc. (Hons) Dunelm, PhD Glasgow

Professor in the Department of Biosciences
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 41224

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Plant Stress Signalling

There are 2 main areas of research in my lab:

1. The role of calcium in plant gene expression.

2. The molecular basis of freezing tolerance in plants.

Research Groups

Department of Biosciences


Journal Article

Selected Grants

  • 2013: FP7-Calcium and light signals in photosynthetic organisms (CALIPSO) (£211469.03 from European Commission)
  • 2012: Identification of genes essential for freezing and drought tolerance as targets for manipulation in crops (£411936.00 from Bbsrc)