John W. Gronwald
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B.S., University of Illinois, Agricultural Science
M.S., University of Illinois, Agronomy
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Biology (Plant Physiology)
- Improving alfalfa as a biofuel feedstock and livestock feed by modifying composition of cell walls.
Current or Planned Experiments
- Using gene overexpression and silencing (RNA interference) to evaluate the role of selected genes in regulating cell wall composition.
- Characterizing global gene expression in alfalfa using RNA sequencing (RNA-seq) analysis.