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Funding is guaranteed through teaching and/or research assistantships for 5 years conditional on satisfactory progress.
Application Deadline for starting in August 2016 is Dec 31st 2015. However, late applications may be considered.
Kinkema M, Harrison M, Geijskes J, Shand K, Coleman HD, Palupe A, Sainz M, Dale J. (2014) An improved chemically inducible gene switch that functions in the monocotyledonous plant sugar cane. Plant Molecular Biology, 84: 443-454.
Ralph J, Akiyama T, Coleman HD, Mansfield SD. (2012) Effects on lignin structure of coumarate 3-hydroxylase downregulation in poplar. Bioenergy Research, 5: 1009-1019.
Coleman HD, Canovas FM, Man H, Kirby EG, Mansfield SD. (2012) Enhanced expression of glutamine synthetase (GS1a) confers altered fiber and wood chemistry in field grown poplar (Populus tremula × alba; 717-1B4). Plant Biotechnology Journal, 10: 883-889.
Yie X, Busov V, Zhao N, Meilan R, McDonnell LM, Coleman HD, Mansfield SD, Chen F, Li Y, Cheng Z-M. (2011) Transgenic poplar trees for forest products, bioenergy, and functional genomics. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences, 30: 415-434.
Harrison MD, Geijskes J, Coleman HD, Shand K, Kinkema M, Palupe A, Hassall R, Sainz M, Lloyd R, Miles S, Dale JL. (2011) Accumulation of recombinant cellobiohydrolase and endoglucanase in the leaves of mature transgenic sugarcane. Plant Biotechnology Journal, 9:884-896.
Coleman HD, Beamish L, Reid AM, Park JY, Mansfield SD. (2010) Altered sucrose metabolism impacts plant biomass production and flower development. Transgenic Research, 19: 269-283.
Coleman HD, Yan J, Mansfield SD. (2009) Sucrose synthase affects carbon partitioning to increase cellulose production and altered cell wall ultrastructure. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 106: 13118–13123.