Developing yeast strains for industrial applications
Developing superior Saccharomyces cerevisiae for the food, feed and fuel industries.
Biology of industrial yeasts with emphasis on adaptation (stress response). Development and application of fluorescent and flow cytometric techniques for studying yeast gene expression and physiology. High throughput screening methods for classical yeast genetics....
Molecular and classical genetics of yeasts. Population genetics, evolution and the origin of the eukaryotic nucleus. Expression of foreign genes in yeasts. New yeast strains for biofuel (ethanol).