Tian Lab, Li Tian, department of plant sciences, university of california, Davis, uc davis

Li Tian

Associate Professor / Principle Investigator

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Asmundson Hall 116

Phone IconOffice: (530) 752-0940
Lab: (530) 752-8855

Plant Biology, PhD 2003
Michigan State University

Research Interests

Phytonutrient biochemistry and physiology; Biosynthesis, accumulation and function of carotenoids and polyphenols in plants; Targeted improvement of crop phytonutrient composition and content for enhanced nutritional and medicinal values.

Department and Center Affiliations

Department of Plant Sciences
UC Davis Foods for Health Institute
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Professional Societies

American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Society of Plant Biologists
International Carotenoid Society
Phytochemical Society of North America

CBS Grad Group Affiliations

Plant Biology
Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

Specialties / Focus

Plant Biology
  • Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, and Genomics
  • Environmental and Integrative Biology