Freshwater ecology and biodiversity conservation.
Endocrinology of brain-gut peptides, pleiotropic activities of secretin in our body, evolution of GHRH/PACAP peptides and receptors.
Stress-tolerant crops, plant bioreactors, plant lipids & isoprenoids, agricultural biotechnology, plant molecular biology.
Climate change impacts, Computational ecology, Behavioural ecology, Evolutionary biology, Conservation biology.
Molecular biology of reproductive growth factors and cell junction dynamics.
Aquatic toxicology and ecophysiology, ecological risk assessment and quantitative ecology.
Ichthyology, fisheries management and conservation of reef fishes, reproductive biology of fishes especially in respect of hermaphroditism.
Systematics, phylogenetics and reproductive biology of flowering plants.
Probiotics, prebiotics, and functional foods; ACE-Inhibitory peptides and blood pressure; functionality of dairy foods; EPS stater cultures; biotransformation of isoflavones.
Intertidal ecology, herbivore-autotroph interactions, behaviour and ecophysiology of intertidal species, especially molluscs.
Molecular and cellular mechanisms that regulate normal ovarian function and the development of ovarian cancer.
Mangrove ecology and conservation, crabs-trees interactions in mangrove systems, behavioural ecology of intertidal crabs, evolutionary biology of intertidal and terrestrial crabs.
Food safety and toxicology with special focus on natural carcinogens; Transplacental transfer of toxins and disease development later in life; Probiotics and the prevention of liver and metabolic syndrome diseases.
Environmental microbiology, and environmental toxicology, bacterial metabolic pathways, plasmid biology of Vibrio species, biochemical processed of phytoremediation.
Behavioural ecology and conservation of marine mammals; socio-ecology and comparative population ecology of cetaceans, especially dolphins; behavioural complexity of group living mammals.
Agricultural biotechnology and biofuels; Carbon and phosphorus metabolisms of plants and microbes; Plant and microbial phosphatases.
Biosynthesis and metabolic engineering of natural products in crop plants (rice, sorghum, tomato), plant biochemistry and molecular biology.
Cytokine-mediated cell-cell adhesion, regulation of cell junction restructuring, transcription regulation of E3 ligases, ubiquitin-dependent protein degradation in the testis.
Marine Ecology (particularly subtidal), Climate Change and Nutrient Pollution impacts in marine ecosystems, herbivore and algal ecophysiology, Ecosystem Phase-shifts, Sustainable Aquaculture Production.
Ocean acidification; Environmental proteomics; Biofouling: Larval Biology; Oyster Fishery and Aquaculture; and Ecological and economic consequences of larval exposure to environmental stressors.
Chinese medicine, dietary lipids and cancer, antioxidants and immune function, proteomics & nutrigenomics.
Functional foods, natural products, Maillard reaction, natural product chemistry, instrumental analysis, food chemistry.
Microbial Stress Response, Origin of Antibiotic and Multidrug Resistance During Stress Response.
Paleoecology and macroecology, biodiversity patterns, climatic impacts, deep-sea biology, human-induced ecosystem degradation
Plant biochemistry, regulation of plant hormone ethylene biosynthesis, co-product cyanide detoxification, ethylene signal transduction.
Integrated analysis of epigenetic regulation, gene regulatory network, and signaling pathway in stem cells, development, and tumorigenesis with high through-put 'omics' and systems biology.
Coral Reef Ecology, Stable Isotope Ecology, Evolution & Extinction of Symbiosis, Global Change, Marine Pollution, Conservation Forensics
Global Change, Conservation Biology, Tropical Ecology, Natural History, Urban Ecosystems, Climate, Biogeography, Lepidoptera.
Molecular mechanisms of obesity-induced diabetes, Body weight regulation, Identification of small molecular weight compounds with therapeutic potentials against metabolic syndrome.
Biodiversity & Biogeography, Community Ecology, Biological Invasions, Urban Ecology, Insect Ecology, Paleoentomology, Taxonomy, Foraging Ecology and Ants!
Food Microbiology, Food Safety, Biofilms, Biofouling and Microbial ecology.
Lipid Oxidation Biomarkers.
Antioxidant and Oxidative Stress in Human Nutrition.
Fatty Acid Metabolites and Lipidomics.
Carbohydrate metabolism, diet and metabolic health, dietary management of diabetes, nutritional epidemiology
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Nutrition, Sports Nutrition. Lifestyle modifications with special emphasis on childhood obesity; wellness/health enhancement and communication.
Cell Division, Chromosome Segregation, Centromere/Kinetochore Formation and Propagation, Genome Instability in Cancers, Epigenetics, Cell Cycle Regulation.
Global Change Ecology, Behavioral Ecology, Animal Communication, Conservation Genetics, Evolution, Tropical Biodiversity, Urban Ecology, Birds.
Ecological restoration of degraded tropical landscape, environmental impact assessment, biodiversity assessment.
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Waste management, environmental health and toxicology.
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Phytochemicals and their derivatives for prevention of lung cancer and skin cancer; local delivery of phytochemicals for chemoprevention of lung cancer and skin cancer in animal models.
The genetics and proteomic analysis of haloacid-degrading bacteria, molecular analysis of the regulation of a haloacid dehalogenase operon in Burkholderia cepacia, heterologous expression using yeast systems.