Genetic and biochemical dissection of plant cell wall biosynthesis, deposition, and regulation; plant protein kinase signal transduction; manipulation of plant cell wall digestibility for lignocellulosic biofuel and forage crop applications.
Memphis University School, 2000
B. S. in Biochemistry, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Ph. D. in Biochemistry, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2008