Anthony Contento

Area of expertise: 
Topic description: 
  • Plant science research: experience with plant starvation and stress responses, plant genetics, physiology, biochemistry and cell biology. Work on agricultural, post-harvest processing, as well as urban/vertical farming.
  • Also: genetically modified products, specifically plants and agricultural products

Ph.D.: University of Wyoming, molecular biology

B.S. SUNY Fredonia, recombinant gene technology

Research interests: plant proteomics, post-harvest agricultural technology, hydroponics/aquaponics, plant stress responses, oxidative stress, macroautophagy, programmed cell death, online delivery of science curriculum, reacting pedagogy, moral conversation