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Kamal Chowdhury, PhD

Associate Professor
Biology
James S. Thomas, Rm #225-B
Email: kchowdhury@claflin.edu
Ph: (803) 535-5723
Fx: (803) 535-5776

Research

Research Interests – plant biotechnology; plant tissue culture, plant-made pharmaceuticals; clonal propagation, commercial scale up of clonally propagated plant materials, cold-tolerant sugarcanes and other tropical plants, genetic engineering,  genetics; crop improvement, plant metabolomics and development of biochemical markers to expedite traditional plant breeding process; biofuel feedstock production and process development for biofuel from cellulosic biomass.