Senior Lecturer in Plant Biochemistry

Natural Sciences Building, Old Wing, Room 323

Department of Life Sciences

The University of The West Indies

St. Augustine

Trinidad and Tobago

Telephone: 868-662-2002 ext 83216



  • D.Phil. University of Sussex (1994).
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Biochemistry University of Sussex (1990).

Fellowships and Training

  • Research Associate, Imperial College London, UK, 2000-2003.
  • Research Associate, University of Bristol, UK, 1997-1999.
  • Research Associate, Duke University, USA, 1994-1996.

Research Interests

  • Respiratory Complexes.
  • Regulation of Flavonoid Biosynthesis in Anthurium.
  • Cd uptake in Cacao.
  • The Molecular Basis of Resistance to Witches Broom Disease in Cacao.

Graduate Students

  • David Gopaulchan (Ph.D.)
  • Romina Umaharan (Ph.D.)
  • Antoinette Sankar (Ph.D.)
  • Caleb Lewis (Ph.D.)

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