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Job title: 
Professor
Eurocaroten role: 
WG Participant
First name: 
Javier
Last name: 
Avalos
Short research description: 

Metabolism of carotenoids and retinoids in fungi of the genus Fusarium. Investigation of the molecular mechanisms that control carotenoid biosynthesis in Fusarium, especially those related to light (White collar proteins, DASH cryptochromes, Vivid proteins), RING finger proteins, and non-coding RNAs.

Techniques routinely used: 
Molecular biology. Expression studies. Targeted mutations of fungal genes. Analysis of neurosporaxanthin
Instrumentation/Facilities: 
Any kind of molecular biology equipment. Facilities for fungal cultures and manipulations.
Country: 
Spain
City: 
Sevilla
Institution: 
University of Sevilla
Department: 
Genetics
Address: 

Departamento de Genetica. Facultad de Biologia. Universidad de Sevilla

Av. Reina Mercedes 6.   E-41012 Sevilla, Spain

Zip Code: 
E-41012
Phone: 
+34 954557110
Matrix: 
Microorganisms
Gender: 
Male
WG option 1: 
WG1
WG option 2: 
WG1
Scientific approach: 
Fundamental
Areas: 
Biochemistry
Biology
Other keywords: 
Biosynthesis
STMS hosting: 
No
Meetings hosting: 
No

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