Edgar Cahoon

George W. Holmes Professor of Biochemistry; Director, Plant Science Innovation Profile Image
George W. Holmes Professor of Biochemistry; Director, Plant Science Innovation ecahoon2@unl.edu 402-472-5611 E318 Beadle Center

The Cahoon lab conducts basic and applied research on plant lipid metabolism. The goals of our research are to enhance the nutritional and industrial value of crop plants and to probe the synthesis and function of bioactive lipids for nutritional biofortification and improved agronomic performance of crops.