User:Diveena Vijayendran

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Diveena Vijayendran (an artistic interpretation)
  • Diveena Vijayendran
  • I worked as a research assistant under the supervision of Dr. Tilahun Abebe at The University of Northern Iowa (May 2007 - December 2008)
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  • Currently pursuing PhD in genetics at ISU
  • Senior, BS Biotechnology (Honors) Research
  • South Australian Matriculation in Biological Sciences

Current Project & Research interests

  • In UNI, I worked towards identifying small RNAs in the reproductive structures of drought stressed barley.
  • I am very much interested in RNA interference and the applications of it in the medical industry.
  • As part of my class project in Recombinant DNA Techniques, me and my group members worked towards engineering light sensitive E.coli to produce vanillin.
 Link to project page: [[1]]