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Cameron, Jeffrey C Assistant Professor

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  • Jeffrey Cameron’s research group focuses on the principles and mechanisms underlying the spatial and temporal organization of photosynthesis in cyanobacteria and eukaryotic organelles using synthetic biology and microscopy. Ancestors of modern day cyanobacteria were the first to perform oxygenic photosynthesis. These reactions have changed the atmospheric composition of this planet and have dramatically shifted the evolutionary trajectory of earth’s inhabitants. Because photosynthesis provides the building blocks for the generation of food, fuel, green chemicals, and other useful products essential for life on earth, understanding how photosynthesis is regulated and identifying potential routes for improvement will benefit society and the environment.

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  • photosynthesis, carbon-fixation, cyanobacteria, microbiology, synthetic biology, cell-biology, microscopy

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Teaching

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  • CHEM 4720 Metabolic Pathways and Human Disease (Spring 2019)
  • CHEM 4901 Independent Study in Chemistry and Biochemistry (Spring 2019)
  • CHEM 5720 Metabolic Pathways and Human Disease (Spring 2019)
  • CHEM 6901 Research in Chemistry (Spring 2019)
  • CHEM 8991 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2019)
  • CHEM 4901 Independent Study in Chemistry and Biochemistry (Fall 2018)
  • CHEM 6901 Research in Chemistry (Fall 2018)
  • CHEM 8991 Doctoral Dissertation (Fall 2018)
  • CHEM 4901 Independent Study in Chemistry and Biochemistry (Summer 2018)
  • CHEM 6901 Research in Chemistry (Summer 2018)
  • CHEM 4720 Metabolic Pathways and Human Disease (Spring 2018)
  • CHEM 4901 Independent Study in Chemistry and Biochemistry (Spring 2018)
  • CHEM 5720 Metabolic Pathways and Human Disease (Spring 2018)
  • CHEM 6901 Research in Chemistry (Spring 2018)
  • CHEM 8991 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2018)

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