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Engineering Biology in Cambridge


Department of Plant Sciences


The Department of Plant Sciences was closely involved in the establishment of the SRI and hosts the OpenPlant project, creating open technologies for plant synthetic biology.

Contact details

Department of Plant Sciences
University of Cambridge
Downing Street
Cambridge CB2 3EA
Tel: 01223 333900

Read more at: Dr Jiafu Tan

Dr Jiafu Tan

Dr Jiafu Tan is a postdoctoral researcher in the Evolution and Diversity Group at the Department of Plant Sciences.

Research: Bioengineering colour cotton and other natural fibres; interested
in plant development.

Keywords: Natural fibres, pigments, bioengineering, development

Areas of Expertise: Tissue culture, plant trichome development, flavonoid