People

Director

Basil NIKOLAU
Director, Center for Metabolic Biology, Frances M Craig Professor, Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (BBMB), Director, W.M. Keck Metabolomic Research Laboratory, Deputy Director, NSF Engineering Research Center for Biorenewable Chemicals (CBiRC)
Metabolomics, Metabolism

Principal and Co-Principal Investigators

Diane BASSHAM photo
Walter E. and Helen Parke Loomis Professor of Plant Physiology, Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology
Plant Cell Biology
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Professor, Robert Earle Buchanan Distinguished Professor of Bacteriology for Research and Nomenclature
Plant Bacteriology, Microbial Ecology, Ecophysiology and Genomics
Liang Dong photo
Associate Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering
Microelectronics and photonics, Bioengineering
Robert HOUK photo
Professor, Department of Chemistry
Mass Spectrometry
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Professor, Department of Chemistry
Mass Spectrometry
Ling LI photo
Associate Scientist, Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology
Plant Metabolism, Biological Networks
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Professor, K.J. Frey Chair in Agronomy, Director, R.F. Baker Center for Plant Breeding
Plant Breeding, Molecular Genetics
Jacob PETRICH photo
Professor, Department of Chemistry
Imaging
Paul SCOTT photo
USDA Collaborator Professor, Agronomy
Plant Genomics, Plant Breeding, Molecular Genetics
Emily SMITH photo
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry
Imaging
Robert THORNBURG photo
Professor, Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (BBMB)
Regulation of Plant Defense Genes
Jigang WANG photo
Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Condensed Matter
Xinwei WANG photo
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Micro/Nanoscale Thermal Science
Arthur WINTER photo
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry
Biological Probes
Eve WURTELE photo
Professor, Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology
Plant Metabolic Networks
Marna YANDEAU-NELSON photo
Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology
Genetic and Metabolic Networks, Maize Genetics
Chenxu YU photo
Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Bionanotechnology, Biosensor Development
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Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular BIology
Carbohydrate Biochemistry, Molecular Biology

Scientists

Associate Scientist, Nikolau Research Group
Fatty Acid Metabolism, STEM Education Development
Geng DING photo
Assistant Scientist, Nikolau Research Group
Plant Metabolism
Luda RIZHSKY photo
Assistant Scientist, Nikolau Research Group
Metabolic Analysis
Bo XIE photo
Associate Scientist, Nikolau Research Group
Imaging, Plant Metabolomics

Graduate Research Assistants

Graduate Research Assistant, Nikolau Research Group
Biochemistry, Plant lipid metabolism, Microscopy
Graduate Research Assistant, Emily Smith Research Group
Chemistry
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Graduate Research Assistant, Nikolau Research Group
Plant Biology
Keting CHEN photo
Graduate Research Assistant, Yandeau-Nelson and Nikolau Research Groups
Computational Biology
Graduate Research Assistant, Lee Research Group
Analytical Chemistry
Graduate Research Assistant, Emily Smith Research Group
Analytical Chemistry
Xinyu FU photo
Graduate Research Assistant, Nikolau Research Group
Plant Biology
Graduate Research Assistant, Houk Research Group
Analytical Chemistry
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Graduate Research Assistant, Nikolau Research Group
Bioinformatics
Yosia MUGUME photo
Graduate Research Assistant, Bassham Research Group
Plant Biology
Julie PETERSON photo
Graduate Research Assistant, Winter Research Group
Chemistry
Graduate Research Assistant, Wurtele Research Group
Computer Science
Kiran SHIVAIAH photo
Graduate Research Assistant, Nikolau Research Group
Biochemistry
Naazneen SOFEO photo
Graduate Research Assistant, Nikolau Research Group
Biochemistry
Bri VIDRINE photo
Graduate Research Assistant, Yandeau-Nelson and Nikolau Research Groups
Plant Genetics

Professional Staff

Analyst/Programmer, Wurtele Research Group
Application Development (Scientific software)
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Program Assistant, Nikolau Research Group
Program Support