The cellular and molecular basis for the
bioaccumulation, bioamplification and
detoxification of anthropogenic xenobiotics and
pollutants in marine organisms.
Elucidating the physiological and biochemical
mechanisms involved in inducing tolerance to
pollutants in marine invertebrates.
Determining the factors which allow the
recognition and differential manipulation of
essential and nonessential metals by cells.
Development of microanalytical techniques using
X-ray microanalysis and inductively coupled plasma
mass spectroscopy for studying and quantifying
metals transfer between proteins in cells.
Cloning of specific genes involved in cellular