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Entropy as a novel determinant of photosynthetic structure and function

In this project, we explore the photosynthetic apparatus as a system where light energy interacts with living matter, subject to thermodynamic constraints of which entropy has been seldom studied.

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Bioinformatics Summer Scholarship projects Not open to students.
Can plants adapt their CO2-fixation capacity in response to climate change? Not open to students.
Dissecting Rubisco catalysis in C3 and C4 plants Not open to students.
Environmental drivers of growth and mortality in larval fishes Not open to students.
How do effector proteins from necrotrophic fungi cause disease in plants Not open to students.
Improving nitrogen use efficiency in cereals Not open to students.
Leaf respiration under drought Honours, Bachelor, Masters, PhD
Novel small molecule regulators of animal development Not open to students.
Out of the darkness: predicting rates of respiration of illuminated leaves along nutrient gradients Not open to students.
Scrutinizing the influence of temperature on Rubisco catalysis Not open to students.
Sexual selection and the evolution of sex roles Bachelor, Honours, Masters, PhD
Sexual selection in the field cricket Teleogryllus commodus Not open to students.
The Compound Eyes of Fiddler Crabs: A Tutorial Not open to students.