Tracy Lawson

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Research Fellow Tracy Lawson is the Director of the Plant Phenomics Lab at the University of Essex. She earned her BS in Applied Biology at John Moore's University and she received her Ph.D. from the University of Dundee in Scotland. Her work has been published in the Journal of Experimental Botany and other publications. Tracy is a plant physiologist specializing in photosynthesis, stomatal behavior and plant water-use efficiency. She is an expert in infrared gas exchange analysis, chlorophyll fluorescence and plant imaging techniques. In the RIPE project, her group will focus on the manipulating photosynthesis via the Calvin cycle enzymes, and will assist in the physiological analysis of the transgenic plants.