When performing plant genetic engineering, we often have to choose between cell type/tissue specific expression or condition (chemical/stress) induced. 

With genetic circuits we can make a new system that combines the properties of both. Read more here:


For anyone interesting in the debate around GMOs, I did write a blog post about it:

Genetically modified myths examined.


If people want a short and accessible article summarising genetic circuits in plants (including my recent work), please check out this prelight.

I am always happy to discuss value and limitations of genetic circuits in plants or genetic engineering in general.


Hi I am a researcher building genetic circuits in plants and interesting in an academic career. Here is a link to some of my work: biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/20

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