Research Center for Biotechnology in Agriculture (BIOCERA)

Led by: Doru PAMFIL
Fields: Molec. Cell. & Sys. Biol.
Env. & Earth Sci.
Institution: University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Cluj-Napoca (USAMVCN)
Scientists/Total: 9/12
Keywords:  1. Genetic fingerprinting study in plants using molecular analysis techniques based on PCR amplification. 2. Breeding unconventional plant (marker assisted selection). 3.Genomics and proteomics studies at some model plants (Arabidopsis thaliana) 4 Micropropagation of some horticultural plant species. 5. In vitro multiplication and molecular-level studies of some secondary metabolism changes. 6. In vitro production of valuable propagating material free of viruses from some plant species. 7. General Microbiology and Soil Microbiology.

1. Using molecular markers assisted selection at plant species of economic interest.
2. Study of intra and interspecific phylogenetic relationships using molecular analysis techniques (RAPD, ISSR, AFLP, RFLP, GARS, SNP, Tilling, RT PCR).
3. In vitro production of propagating material and application of modern therapies in order to obtain material free of viruses.
4. Using methods of multiplication in vitro of some medicinal species in order to stimulate the accumulation of large amounts of secondary metabolites with hytopharmaceutical value.
5. In vitro induction and study of somaclonal variability at some plant species.
6. Study of some microorganisms of economic interest.


- Genetic analyzer CEQ 8800 TM (Beckman Coulter)
- Spectrophotometer (BioPhotometer Eppendorf)
- Real-Time PCR System- LightCycler 480
- Microarray scanner GenePix Pro 4200A



Calea Mănăştur 3-5, 400372
Cluj-Napoca, jud. Cluj, România
Tel: +4 0744 779416
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