Emissions of methyl-halide and -thiol compounds from plants: Biological significance and metabolic regulation.
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Special opportunity to hear Professor Deep Saini give a research seminar. The presentation will provide a retrospective of his work that led to the discovery of a novel class of plant enzymes and the genes encoding these, also covering biological and environmental implications and the potential to use these enzymes in crop improvement through genetic engineering.

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Professor Deep Saini is the Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Canberra. Following PhD from the University of Adelaide, his lengthy academic career in Canada included Vice-President at the University of Toronto, Dean of the Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo, and Professor of Biology at the Universities of Toronto, Waterloo and Montreal. His research has focused on the physiological, biochemical and molecular mechanisms of stress tolerance in plans. He has served in numerous professional roles, including President of the Canadian Society of Plant Biologists, President of the Federation of Canadian Plant Science Societies, and member of the Council of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.