Maliga Lab

Prof. Pal Maliga Honored for Excellence in Plant Biology Research by National Society

Pal Maliga, distinguished professor in the Waksman Institute of Microbiology and professor of plant biology in the Department of Plant Biology and Pathology, has won the Lawrence Bogorad Awar

Maliga & Collaborators to Host Sustainability Symposium

The initial academic symposia to be offered as part of the First 100 Days Initiatives of the Rutgers University Strategic Plan were selected after recommendations were received from a committee of faculty from New Brunswick, Newark, and Camden.

Exploring the Potential of PPR Proteins for the Design of Regulatory Systems for Plastid Transgenes

Pal Maliga, Distinguished Professor at the Waksman Institute of Microbiology, Rutgers University–New Brunswick, is the Co-Principal Investigator of an award totaling $500,000 ($244,647 to RU) with Principal Investigator, Alice Barkan, University of Oregon.

Plants swap chloroplasts via grafts

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2011 NJ Inventor of the Year

The New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame, led by a Board of Trustees and committees, promotes the role of invention in the state’s development and the role of inventors in improving society and changing lives.

Dr. Pal Maliga

Principal Investigator

Research in the laboratory is addressing problems of plastid genetics, plastid transgene biosafety and biotechnological applications of plastid transformation. We use Nicotiana tabacum and its dipoloid progenitor Nicotiana sylvestris, Arabidopsis thaliana and Medicago truncatula as model systems in our research.