Dr David Leung - People - Biological Sciences - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Associate Professor David Leung

Position

Lecturer in Biotechnology

Qualifications

Ph.D. in Plant Physiology and Biochemistry;
University of Calgary, Canada

Room

Biology 632

Contact Details

Phone: International +64 +3 Local 364 2650
Fax: +64 3 364 2590
Email: david.leung@canterbury.ac.nz

Postal address: School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand

Research and Publications

David's UC Research Profile

Tissue Culture of ornamental, medicinal & woody plants. Molecular biology and genetic engineering of plants. Applied plant physiology and plant biotechnology. Seed physiology and biochemistry.

Research Interests

  1. Tissue culture of ornamental, medicinal and endangered NZ native plants.
  2. 'Pathogenesis-related' proteins of plants: Regulation of gene expression and practical applications.
  3. Proteomic studies on adventitious root formation.
  4. Phytoremediation potential of herbs and NZ plants.
  5. Seed physiology and biochemistry
  6. Hydrolytic enzymes from plants and microbes.

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