Patricia Lopez-Calcagno| | University of Essex
Patricia Lopez-Calcagno is a Senior Research Officer at the University of Essex. Patricia studies molecular biology and biochemistry with an emphasis on the building of constructs for plant transformation. Her work on the RIPE project is focused on improving leaf photosynthetic carbon metabolism by up-regulation of the expression of specific proteins (like SBPase and FBPA) and down-regulation of others. She received her bachelor's degree from the Universidad de los Andes in Venezuela and her doctorate from the University of Essex. Her work has been published in Mycological Research and Plant Science.