Jose Ramon Planta

Graduate Student

PhD Student, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

BS, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of the Philippines, Quezon City (2003)

MS, Applied Bioscience, Hokkaido University, Sapporo (2005)

 

Research:

  • Non-Mendelian genetics, particularly imprinting
  • Maize as a system for studying parent-of-origin effects in imprinted genes
  • Global overview of imprinting in maize through transcriptomics and epigenetic analysis

Interests:  genetic and epigenetic controls of imprinting, plant transformation, genome-wide analysis