Dr. Brian Ayre teaches classes in the following subjects: biology, plant physiology and biochemistry.
- Doctor of Philosophy, in plant molecular biology and biotechnology, University of Alberta
- Bachelor of Science in genetics program (Honors), University of Manitoba
Ayre's specific research projects are in the following topics:
- Plant physiology and biotechnology
- Molecular biology of nutrient transport and carbon partitioning
- Plant productivity
- Long-distance signaling in flowering and plant architecture
The following are the most recent publications of Allen's:
- Accepted/In-press: Manipulating plant architecture with phosphatidylethanolamine binding proteins (Plant Science 2012).
- Submitted: Geminivirus-mediated delivery of florigen promotes determinate growth in aerial organs and uncouples flowering from photoperiod in cotton (Public Library of Science 2012).
- Overexpression of fatty acid amide hydrolase induces early flowering in Arabidopsis thaliana (Frontiers in Plant Physiology 2012).