Humans emit about 30 billion tonnes of CO2 each year through their energy requirements, which has important negative consequences for climate change. The move towards a different “greener” society is inevitable.
The link between UV exposure and development of skin cancer has been well-established by means of epidemiological and empirical evidence. From a chemical point of view, UV radiation is able to modify the integrity of the DNA molecule.
The student will perform experiments related to the expression of genes involved in the synthesis and reduction of the potent greenhouse gas nitrous oxide (N2O) in endosymbiotic legume soil bacteria. The student will carry out the analysis of