Investigating the Dof Gene in Tomato Plants

Student Name: 
Aditya Gupta
UCD Department: 
Plant Sciences
UCD Mentor: 
Dr. Diane Beckles

Aditya Gupta is researching the Dof gene in tomato plants. His research takes place in Asmundson Hall, which is one of the many buildings with the UC Davis Plant Sciences Department. His research will involve a series of tasks, such as amplifying the Dof gene and identifying the location where the gene is expressed on the tomato plant. Aditya’s research will eventually allow tomatoes to grow with 25% more yield and help tomatoes have higher nitrogen use efficiency.