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Dmitri Nusinow, Ph.D.

Dmitri’s research is focused on understanding how the circadian clock is integrated with environmental signals to control growth, physiology and development. This increased understanding of the mechanisms underlying plant growth and development will help improve their use as feed, food and fuel stocks.

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

New Publications from the Nusinow Lab

Dmitri Nusinow and lab members have had three research papers published in 2015, underscoring the purpose and validity of their circadian research.

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Monday, 30 March 2015

Student Lab Intern Develops Automated Plant Imaging System

High school intern was a key player in the Nusinow lab at the Danforth Center over winter break. 
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Friday, 07 March 2014

(The Week) How the tick-tock of a plant's clock could help fight the effects of global warming

Humans aren't the only ones that are jarred when their Circadian rhythms are disrupted. Plants, too, live by a finely tuned time-keeping system. In St. Louis, Mo., scientists are studying these processes so they can learn how to hack into a plant's clock and create more resilient crops and faster-growing biofuels.
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Friday, 07 March 2014

Plant Pulse

The Plant Pulse is a feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that includes a sampling of interesting stories about world hunger and malnutrition, food security, climate change, biofuels, agriculture, the environment, conferences and events, and the impact of plant science.
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Thursday, 27 February 2014

Ask A Plant Scientist: Dmitri Nusinow, PH.D.

Dmitri Nusinow, Ph.D. joined the Danforth Center in 2012 as an Assistant Member and Principal Investigator. His research is focused on understanding how the circadian clock is integrated with environmental signals to control growth, physiology and development. This knowledge can be used to improve the productivity of crops.
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