Faculty - Dr. Clifford Weil

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Dr. Clifford Weil Professor Email Icon cweil@purdue.edu Phone Icon (765) 496-1917

General Research Areas

  • Plant classical and molecular genetics
  • Protein structure and function
  • Gene expression
  • Large-scale forward and reverse genetics screening
  • Genome maintenance and organization
  • Genomics of starch digestion, composition and architecture

Specific Research Areas

  • Rational redesign of corn starch composition
  • Computer modeling of starch synthases
  • Mutational analysis of starch biosynthesis in corn and E. coli
  • Genetic modification of corn starch properties