Our laboratory studies how plants and algae regulate photosynthesis. We are especially interested in genetic and molecular control mechanisms that ensure efficient and safe use of light energy in photosynthesis under everyday light-dark conditions and abiotic stress. 

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Sujith Puthiyaveetil

Department of Biochemistry
175 S. University Street,
West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA.

Phone: (765) 494-8339
Email: spveetil@purdue.edu

Biochemistry Research News

Bob Auber presents from a screen titled "A Day in the Life." In the foreground, there are two graduate students watching.
‘Plants to people:’ Bob Auber’s path from the Center for Plant Biology to oncology

On Friday March 22, Bob Auber returned to Room 116 in Whistler Hall to stand behind a podium in...

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Evie Sierra, Academic All Bug Ten Honoree, competes in women's swimming and diving competition.
Purdue Agriculture athletes are Academic All-Big Ten Honorees

Two Purdue Agriculture student athletes were named Academic All-Big Ten Honorees for the winter...

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Shannon Stirling working with petunias
Decoding the plant world’s complex biochemical communication networks

A Purdue University-led research team has begun translating the complex molecular language of...

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Screening samples in a lab
Purdue researchers explore noninvasive method for sampling drug response

Harnessing a pervasive type of cellular messenger shows early experimental promise as a routine...

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The Purdue block P with snow background.
The College of Agriculture welcomes 11 new faculty members

The Purdue College of Agriculture welcomes 11 new faculty to campus, kicking off the start of the...

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Xing Liu and Kankan Wang use the Stop Flow Machine.
Breaking down the biochemical pathways of protein degradation

Proteins are more than just important nutritional units to track in your diet. They are encoded...

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