Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology

Nikolau Group - Basil J. Nikolau, Principal Investigator

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Basil J. Nikolau, Principal Investigator

 

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Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
515-294-9423
515-294-0453 (fax)
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Dr. Nikolau is the Frances M. Craig Professor of Biochemistry at Iowa State University where he has taught and conducted research since 1988. He was awarded his Ph.D. in Biochemistry at Massey University, New Zealand, in 1982, and conducted postdoctoral research at the University of California, Davis, and the University of Utah before joining the faculty of Iowa State University. Dr. Nikolau's research interests focus on the biochemistry and molecular biology of biotin and biotin-containing enzymes and the regulation of plant lipid metabolism.


Appointments:
Frances M Craig Professor, Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (BBMB)
Director, Center for Metabolic Biology (CMB)
Director, W.M. Keck Metabolomic Research Laboratory
Deputy Director, NSF Engineering Research Center for Biorenewable Chemicals (CBiRC)


Faculty Membership:
Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (BBMB)
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN)
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB) Interdepartmental Graduate Program
Interdepartmental Genetics Program (IDGP)
Biorenewable Resources and Technology (BRT) Graduate Program
Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology (MCDB) Graduate Program
Interdepartmental Major in Plant Biology (IPB)

 

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