Associate Professor Oula Ghannoum

Associate Professor Oula Ghannoum

Discipline / Professional Field Leader, Biological Sciences,
Dean's Unit School of Science

Associate Professor,
Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment

Biography

Qualifications

  • PhD University of Western Sydney, Hawkesbury
  • BSc University of New South Wales

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Dean's Unit School of Science
  • Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment

Contact

Email: O.Ghannoum@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 4570 1581
Mobile:
Location: R2.G.11
Hawkesbury

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Teaching

Previous Teaching Areas

  • 300865 Plant Physiology, 2018

Publications

Chapters in Books

  • Ghannoum, O., Evans, J. and von Caemmerer, S. (2011), 'Nitrogen and Water Use Efficiency of C4 Plants', C4 Photosynthesis and Related CO2 Concentrating Mechanisms, Springer 9789048194063.
  • Ghannoum, O., Searson, M. and Conroy, J. (2006), 'Nutrient and water demands of plants under global climate change', Agroecosystems in a Changing Climate, CRC Press 9780849320880.

Journal Articles

  • Zhao, C., Chavan, S., He, X., Zhou, M., Cazzonelli, C., Chen, Z., Tissue, D. and Ghannoum, O. (2021), 'Smart glass impacts stomatal sensitivity of greenhouse Capsicum through altered light', Journal of Experimental Botany, vol 72, no 8 , pp 3235 - 3248.
  • Sagun, J., Badger, M., Chow, W. and Ghannoum, O. (2021), 'Mehler reaction plays a role in C3 and C4 photosynthesis under shade and low CO2', Photosynthesis Research, vol 149, no 1-2 , pp 171 - 185.
  • Henry, C., Watson-Lazowski, A., Oszvald, M., Griffiths, C., Paul, M., Furbank, R. and Ghannoum, O. (2020), 'Sugar sensing responses to low and high light in leaves of the C4 model grass Setaria viridis', Journal of Experimental Botany, vol 71, no 3 , pp 1039 - 1052.
  • Watson-Lazowski, A., Papanicolaou, A., Koller, F. and Ghannoum, O. (2020), 'The transcriptomic responses of C4 grasses to subambient CO2 and low light are largely species specific and only refined by photosynthetic subtype', Plant Journal, vol 101, no 5 , pp 1170 - 1184.
  • Chavan, S., Maier, C., Alagoz, Y., Filipe, J., Warren, C., Lin, H., Jia, B., Loik, M., Cazzonelli, C., Chen, Z., Ghannoum, O. and Tissue, D. (2020), 'Light-limited photosynthesis under energy-saving film decreases eggplant yield', Food and Energy Security, vol 9, no 4 .
  • Hernandez-Prieto, M., Foster, C., Watson-Lazowski, A., Ghannoum, O. and Chen, M. (2019), 'Comparative analysis of thylakoid protein complexes in the mesophyll and bundle sheath cells from C3, C4 and C3-C4 Paniceae grasses', Physiologia Plantarum, vol 166, no 1 , pp 134 - 147.
  • Wujeska-Klause, A., Crous, K., Ghannoum, O. and Ellsworth, D. (2019), 'Lower photorespiration in elevated CO2 reduces leaf N concentrations in mature eucalyptus trees in the field', Global Change Biology, vol 25, no 4 , pp 1282 - 1295.
  • Way, D., Aspinwall, M., Drake, J., Crous, K., Campany, C., Ghannoum, O., Tissue, D. and Tjoelker, M. (2019), 'Responses of respiration in the light to warming in field-grown trees : a comparison of the thermal sensitivity of the Kok and Laisk methods', New Phytologist, vol 222, no 1 , pp 132 - 143.
  • Kumarathunge, D., Medlyn, B., Drake, J., Tjoelker, M., Aspinwall, M., Battaglia, M., Cano, F., Carter, K., Cavaleri, M., Cernusak, L., Chambers, J., Crous, K., De Kauwe, M., Dillaway, D., Dreyer, E., Ellsworth, D., Ghannoum, O., Han, Q., Hikosaka, K., Jensen, A., Kelly, J., Kruger, E., Mercado, L., Onoda, Y., Reich, P., Rogers, A., Slot, M., Smith, N., Tarvainen, L., Tissue, D., Togashi, H., Tribuzy, E., Uddling, J., Varhammar, A., Wallin, G., Warren, J. and Way, D. (2019), 'Acclimation and adaptation components of the temperature dependence of plant photosynthesis at the global scale', New Phytologist, vol 222, no 2 , pp 768 - 784.
  • Cano, F., Sharwood, R., Cousins, A. and Ghannoum, O. (2019), 'The role of leaf width and conductances to CO2 in determining water use efficiency in C4 grasses', New Phytologist, vol 223, no 3 , pp 1280 - 1295.
  • Wujeska-Klause, A., Crous, K., Ghannoum, O. and Ellsworth, D. (2019), 'Leaf age and eCO2 both influence photosynthesis by increasing light harvesting in mature Eucalyptus tereticornis at EucFACE', Environmental and Experimental Botany, vol 167 .
  • Sagun, J., Badger, M., Chow, W. and Ghannoum, O. (2019), 'Cyclic electron flow and light partitioning between the two photosystems in leaves of plants with different functional types', Photosynthesis Research, vol 142, no 3 , pp 321 - 334.
  • Chavan, S., Duursma, R., Tausz, M. and Ghannoum, O. (2019), 'Elevated CO2 alleviates the negative impact of heat stress on wheat physiology but not on grain yield', Journal of Experimental Botany, vol 70, no 21 , pp 6447 - 6459.
  • Taylor, S., Aspinwall, M., Blackman, C., Choat, B., Tissue, D. and Ghannoum, O. (2018), 'CO2 availability influences hydraulic function of C3 and C4 grass leaves', Journal of Experimental Botany, vol 69, no 10 , pp 2731 - 2741.
  • Sonawane, B., Sharwood, R., Whitney, S. and Ghannoum, O. (2018), 'Shade compromises the photosynthetic efficiency of NADP-ME less than PEP-CK and NAD-ME C4 grasses', Journal of Experimental Botany, vol 69, no 12 , pp 3053 - 3068.
  • Crous, K., Drake, J., Aspinwall, M., Sharwood, R., Tjoelker, M. and Ghannoum, O. (2018), 'Photosynthetic capacity and leaf nitrogen decline along a controlled climate gradient in provenances of two widely distributed Eucalyptus species', Global Change Biology, vol 24, no 10 , pp 4626 - 4644.
  • Watson-Lazowski, A., Papanicolaou, A., Sharwood, R. and Ghannoum, O. (2018), 'Investigating the NAD-ME biochemical pathway within C4 grasses using transcript and amino acid variation in C4 photosynthetic genes', Photosynthesis Research, vol 138, no 2 , pp 233 - 248.
  • Sharwood, R., Crous, K., Whitney, S., Ellsworth, D. and Ghannoum, O. (2017), 'Linking photosynthesis and leaf N allocation under future elevated CO2 and climate warming in Eucalyptus globulus', Journal of Experimental Botany, vol 68, no 5 , pp 1157 - 1167.
  • Von Caemmerer, S., Ghannoum, O. and Furbank, R. (2017), 'C4 photosynthesis : 50 years of discovery and innovation', Journal of Experimental Botany, vol 68, no 2 , pp 97 - 102.
  • Drake, J., Varhammar, A., Kumarathunge, D., Medlyn, B., Pfautsch, S., Reich, P., Tissue, D., Ghannoum, O. and Tjoelker, M. (2017), 'A common thermal niche among geographically diverse populations of the widely distributed tree species Eucalyptus tereticornis : no evidence for adaptation to climate of origin', Global Change Biology, vol 23, no 12 , pp 5069 - 5082.
  • Pathare, V., Crous, K., Cooke, J., Creek, D., Ghannoum, O. and Ellsworth, D. (2017), 'Water availability affects seasonal CO2-induced photosynthetic enhancement in herbaceous species in a periodically dry woodland', Global Change Biology, vol 23, no 12 , pp 5164 - 5178.
  • Li, C., Jackson, P., Lu, X., Xu, C., Cai, Q., Basnayake, J., Lakshmanan, P., Ghannoum, O. and Fan, Y. (2017), 'Genotypic variation in transpiration efficiency due to differences in photosynthetic capacity among sugarcane-related clones', Journal of Experimental Botany, vol 68, no 9 , pp 2377 - 2385.
  • Sonawane, B., Sharwood, R., Von Caemmerer, S., Whitney, S. and Ghannoum, O. (2017), 'Short-term thermal photosynthetic responses of C4 grasses are independent of the biochemical subtype', Journal of Experimental Botany, vol 68, no 20 , pp 5583 - 5597.
  • Ghannoum, O. (2016), 'How can we breed for more water use-efficient sugarcane?', Journal of Experimental Botany, vol 67, no 3 , pp 557 - 559.
  • Uswattha Liyanage Pinto, H., Powell, J., Sharwood, R., Tissue, D. and Ghannoum, O. (2016), 'Variations in nitrogen use efficiency reflect the biochemical subtype while variations in water use efficiency reflect the evolutionary lineage of C4 grasses at inter-glacial CO2', Plant, Cell and Environment, vol 39, no 3 , pp 514 - 526.
  • Aspinwall, M., Drake, J., Campany, C., Varhammar, A., Ghannoum, O., Tissue, D., Reich, P. and Tjoelker, M. (2016), 'Convergent acclimation of leaf photosynthesis and respiration to prevailing ambient temperatures under current and warmer climates in Eucalyptus tereticornis', New Phytologist, vol 212, no 2 , pp 354 - 367.
  • Sharwood, R., Sonawane, B., Ghannoum, O. and Whitney, S. (2016), 'Improved analysis of C-4 and C-3 photosynthesis via refined in vitro assays of their carbon fixation biochemistry', Journal of Experimental Botany, vol 67, no 10 , pp 3137 - 3148.
  • Sharwood, R., Ghannoum, O. and Whitney, S. (2016), 'Prospects for improving CO2 fixation in C3-crops through understanding C4-Rubisco biogenesis and catalytic diversity', Current Opinion in Plant Biology, vol 31 , pp 135 - 142.
  • Sharwood, R., Ghannoum, O., Kapralov, M., Gunn, L. and Whitney, S. (2016), 'Temperature responses of Rubisco from Paniceae grasses provide opportunities for improving C3 photosynthesis', Nature Plants, vol 2 .
  • Drake, J., Aspinwall, M., Pfautsch, S., Rymer, P., Reich, P., Smith, R., Crous, K., Tissue, D., Ghannoum, O. and Tjoelker, M. (2015), 'The capacity to cope with climate warming declines from temperate to tropical latitudes in two widely distributed Eucalyptus species', Global Change Biology, vol 21, no 1 , pp 459 - 472.
  • Lin, Y., Medlyn, B., Duursma, R., Ellsworth, D., Tissue, D., Gimeno Chocarro, T., Barton, C., Drake, J., Ghannoum, O. and et al, .. (2015), 'Optimal stomatal behaviour around the world', Nature Climate Change, vol 5, no 5 , pp 459 - 464.
  • Chehine, C., Holford, P., Ghannoum, O., Collins, D., Conroy, J. and Milham, P. (2014), 'Transpiration influences cadmium uptake by baby leaf spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.)', American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences, vol 9, no 4 , pp 523 - 533.
  • Sharwood, R., Sonawane, B. and Ghannoum, O. (2014), 'Photosynthetic flexibility in maize exposed to salinity and shade', Journal of Experimental Botany, vol 65, no 13 , pp 3715 - 3724.
  • Von Caemmerer, S., Ghannoum, O., Pengelly, J. and Cousins, A. (2014), 'Carbon isotope discrimination as a tool to explore C4 photosynthesis', Journal of Experimental Botany, vol 65, no 13 , pp 3459 - 3470.
  • Uswattha Liyanage Pinto, H., Sharwood, R., Tissue, D. and Ghannoum, O. (2014), 'Photosynthesis of C3, C3-C4, and C4 grasses at glacial CO2', Journal of Experimental Botany, vol 65, no 13 , pp 3669 - 3681.
  • Sherwin, G., George, L., Kannangara, K., Tissue, D. and Ghannoum, O. (2013), 'Impact of industrial-age climate change on the relationship between water uptake and tissue nitrogen in eucalypt seedlings', Functional Plant Biology, vol 40, no 2 , pp 201 - 212.
  • Anderson, I., Drigo, B., Keniry, K., Ghannoum, O., Chambers, S., Tissue, D. and Cairney, J. (2013), 'Interactive effects of preindustrial, current and future atmospheric CO2 concentrations and temperature on soil fungi associated with two Eucalyptus species', FEMS Microbiology Ecology, vol 83, no 2 , pp 425 - 437.
  • Franks, P., Adams, M., Amthor, J., Barbour, M., Berry, J., Ellsworth, D., Farquhar, G., Ghannoum, O., Lloyd, J., McDowell, N., Norby, R., Tissue, D. and Von Caemmerer, S. (2013), 'Sensitivity of plants to changing atmospheric CO2 concentration : from the geological past to the next century', New Phytologist, vol 197, no 4 , pp 1077 - 1094.
  • Lewis, J., Smith, R., Ghannoum, O., Logan, B., Phillips, N. and Tissue, D. (2013), 'Industrial-age changes in atmospheric [CO2] and temperature differentially alter responses of faster- and slower-growing Eucalyptus seedlings to short-term drought', Tree Physiology, vol 33, no 5 , pp 475 - 488.
  • Resco de Dios, V., Turnbull, M., Barbour, M., Ontedhu, J., Ghannoum, O. and Tissue, D. (2013), 'Soil phosphorous and endogenous rhythms exert a larger impact than CO2 or temperature on nocturnal stomatal conductance in Eucalyptus tereticornis', Tree Physiology, vol 33, no 11 , pp 1206 - 1215.
  • Xu, C., Salih, A., Ghannoum, O. and Tissue, D. (2012), 'Leaf structural characteristics are less important than leaf chemical properties in determining the response of leaf mass per area and photosynthesis of Eucalyptus saligna to industrial-age changes in [CO2] and temperature', Journal of Experimental Botany, vol 63, no 16 , pp 5829 - 5841.
  • Smith, R., Lewis, J., Ghannoum, O. and Tissue, D. (2012), 'Leaf structural responses to pre-industrial, current and elevated atmospheric [CO2] and temperature affect leaf function in Eucalyptus sideroxylon', Functional Plant Biology, vol 39, no 4 , pp 285 - 296.
  • Uswattha Liyanage Pinto, H., Tissue, D. and Ghannoum, O. (2011), 'Panicum milioides (C3-C4) does not have improved water or nitrogen economies relative to C3 and C4 congeners exposed to industrial-age climate change', Journal of Experimental Botany, vol 62, no 9 , pp 3223 - 3234.
  • Phillips, N., Attard, R., Ghannoum, O., Lewis, J., Logan, B. and Tissue, D. (2011), 'Impact of variable [CO2] and temperature on water transport structure-function relationships in Eucalyptus', Tree Physiology, vol 31, no 9 , pp 945 - 952.
  • Ghannoum, O. and Way, D. (2011), 'On the role of ecological adaptation and geographic distribution in the response of trees to climate change'', Tree Physiology, vol 31, no 12 , pp 1273 - 1276.
  • Logan, B., Hricko, C., Lewis, J., Ghannoum, O., Phillips, N., Smith, R., Conroy, J. and Tissue, D. (2010), 'Examination of pre-industrial and future [CO2] reveals the temperature-dependent CO2 sensitivity of light energy partitioning at PSII in eucalypts', Functional Plant Biology, vol 37 , pp 1041 - 1049.
  • Ghannoum, O., Phillips, N., Sears, M., Logan, B., Lewis, J., Conroy, J. and Tissue, D. (2010), 'Photosynthetic responses of two eucalypts to industrial-age changes in atmospheric [CO2] and temperature', Plant, Cell and Environment, vol 33 , pp 1671 - 1681.
  • Ghannoum, O., Phillips, N., Conroy, J., Smith, R., Attard, R., Woodfield, R., Logan, B., Lewis, J. and Tissue, D. (2010), 'Exposure to preindustrial, current and future atmospheric CO2 and temperature differentially affects growth and photosynthesis in Eucalyptus', Global Change Biology, vol 16 , pp 303 - 319.
  • Cousins, A., Ghannoum, O., Von Caemmerer, S. and Badger, M. (2010), 'Simultaneous determination of Rubisco carboxylase and oxygenase kinetic parameters in Triticum aestivum and Zea mays using membrane inlet mass spectrometry', Plant, Cell and Environment, vol 3 , pp 444 - 452.
  • Edwards, E., Osborne, C., Stromberg, C., Smith, S., Bond, W., Christin, P., Cousins, A. and Ghannoum, O. (2010), 'The origins of C4 grasslands : integrating evolutionary and ecosystem science', Science, vol 328 , pp 587 - 591.
  • Ghannoum, O. (2009), 'C4 photosynthesis and water stress', Annals of Botany, vol 103, no 4 , pp 635 - 644.
  • Ghannoum, O., Paul, M., Ward, J., Beale, M., Corol, D. and Conroy, J. (2008), 'The sensitivity of photosynthesis to phosphorus deficiency differs between C3 and C4 tropical grasses', Functional Plant Biology, vol 35, no 3 , pp 213 - 221.
  • Dwyer, S., Ghannoum, O., Nicotra, A. and Von Caemmerer, S. (2007), 'High temperature acclimation of C4 photosynthesis is linked to changes in photosynthetic biochemistry', Plant, Cell and Environment, vol 30, no 1 , pp 53 - 66.
  • Ghannoum, O. and Conroy, J. (2007), 'Phosphorus deficiency inhibits growth in parallel with photosynthesis in a C3 (Panicum laxum) but not two C4 (P. coloratum and Cenchrus ciliaris) grasses', Functional Plant Biology, vol 34, no 1 , pp 72 - 81.
  • Ghannoum, O., Evans, J., Chow, W., Andrews, T., Conroy, J. and Von Caemmerer, S. (2005), 'Faster Rubisco is the key to superior nitrogen-use efficiency in NADP-Malic enzyme relative to NAD-Malic enzyme C4 grasses 1', Plant Physiology, vol 137 , pp 638 - 650.
  • Pellny, T., Ghannoum, O., Conroy, J., Schluepmann, H., Smeekens, S., Andralojc, J., Krause, K., Goddjin, O. and Paul, M. (2004), 'Genetic modification of photosynthesis with E. coli genes for trehalose synthesis', Plant Biotechnology Journal, vol 2 , pp 71 - 82.
  • Ghannoum, O., Conroy, J., Driscoll, S., Paul, M., Foyer, C. and Lawlor, D. (2003), 'Nonstomatal limitations are responsible for drought-induced photosynthetic inhibition in four C4 grasses', New Phytologist, vol 159 , pp 599 - 608.
  • Siebke, K., Ghannoum, O., Conroy, J., Badger, M. and Von Caemmerer, S. (2003), 'Photosynthetic oxygen exchange in C4 grasses: the role of oxygen as electron acceptor', Plant, Cell and Environment, vol 26 , pp 1963 - 1972.
  • Ghannoum, O., Von Caemmerer, S. and Conroy, J. (2002), 'The effect of drought on plant water use efficiency of nine NAD-ME and nine NADP-ME Australian C4 grasses', Functional Plant Biology, vol 29 , pp 1337 - 1348.
  • Seneweera, S., Conroy, J., Ishimaru, K., Ghannoum, O., Okada, M. and Lieffering, M. (2002), 'Changes in source-sink relations during development influence photosynthetic acclimation of rice to free air CO2 enrichment (FACE)', Functional Plant Biology, vol 29 , pp 945 - 953.
  • Siebke, K., Ghannoum, O., Conroy, J. and Von Caemmerer, S. (2002), 'Elevated CO2 increases the leaf temperature of two glasshouse-grown C4 grasses', Functional Plant Biology, vol 29 , pp 1377 - 1385.
  • Ghannoum, O., Von Caemmerer, S. and Conroy, J. (2001), 'Carbon and water economy of Australian NAD-ME and NADP-ME C4 grasses', Australian Journal of Plant Physiology, vol 28 , pp 213 - 223.
  • Seneweera, S., Ghannoum, O. and Conroy, J. (2001), 'Root and shoot factors contribute to the effect of drought on photosynthesis and growth of the C4 grass Panicum coloratum at elevated CO2 partial pressures', Australian Journal of Plant Physiology, vol 28 , pp 451 - 460.
  • Von Caemmerer, S., Ghannoum, O., Conroy, J., Clark, H. and Newton, P. (2001), 'Photosynthetic responses of temperate species to free air CO2 enrichment (FACE) in a grazed New Zealand pasture', Australian Journal of Plant Physiology, vol 28 , pp 439 - 450.
  • Ghannoum, O., Von Caemmerer, S. and Conroy, J. (2001), 'Plant water use efficiency of 17 Australian NAD-ME and NADP-ME C4 grasses at ambient and elevated CO2 partial pressure', Australian Journal of Plant Physiology, vol 28 , pp 1207 - 1217.
  • Ziska, L., Ghannoum, O., Baker, J., Conroy, J., Bunce, J., Kobayashi, K. and Okada, M. (2001), 'A global perspective of ground level, 'ambient' carbon dioxide for assessing the response of plants to atmospheric CO2', Global Change Biology, vol 7 , pp 789 - 796.

Conference Papers

  • Ghannoum, O. (2013), 'Potential contribution of increased photosynthetic efficiency to increased yield potential of maize', Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research. Workshop, Canberra, A.C.T..

Current Projects

Title: ARC Centre of Excellence for Translational Photosynthesis [via ANU]
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Oula Ghannoum
Years: 2014-01-01 - 2023-06-30
ID: P00021655
Title: IoT for Indoor Farming [Via UNSW]
Funder:
  • Future Food Systems Limited CRC
Western Researchers: Oula Ghannoum
Years: 2020-01-15 - 2024-12-31
ID: P00026613
Title: Smart Glass film impacts on energy use and productivity in greenhouse lettuce
Funder:
  • Future Food Systems Limited CRC
Western Researchers: David Tissue, Zhonghua Chen, Oula Ghannoum, Chris Cazzonelli and Robert Sharwood
Years: 2021-02-28 - 2022-06-30
ID: P00027354
Title: Future Food Systems [Via UNSW]
Funder:
  • Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (CRC)
Western Researchers: Ian Anderson, David Tissue, Priti Krishna, Zhonghua Chen, Oula Ghannoum, Chris Cazzonelli, Mitchell Low, Chun Guang Li, Donald Mcneill and James Cook
Years: 2019-06-30 - 2029-06-01
ID: P00025995
Title: Research and Operations to Trial Innovation Glass and Photovoltaic Technologies in Protected Cropping
Funder:
  • Horticulture Innovation Australia (non ACRG)
Western Researchers: David Tissue, Zhonghua Chen, Chris Cazzonelli, Oula Ghannoum and Ian Anderson
Years: 2017-06-21 - 2021-12-31
ID: P00024107

Previous Projects

Title: Crop traits for productivity in a high carbon dioxide world under drought and heat [via University of Melbourne]
Funder:
  • Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Oula Ghannoum and Remko Duursma
Years: 2013-07-01 - 2017-12-13
ID: P00021364
Title: Review of advances in high throughput sensing technologies for automated and fast phenotyping for trait extraction
Funder:
  • Future Food Systems Limited CRC
Western Researchers: Oula Ghannoum and Ian Anderson
Years: 2020-03-01 - 2020-12-31
ID: P00026647
Title: Proteomics of the bundle sheath and mesophyll thylakoid membrane in maize
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Oula Ghannoum
Years: 2004-08-24 - 2005-08-23
ID: P0010232
Title: Using metabolomics to study the response of Australia's tropical grasses to phosphorus deficiency
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Oula Ghannoum and Jann Conroy
Years: 2005-03-03 - 2006-12-18
ID: P0014487
Title: Using transcriptomics to compare the effects of phosphorus deficiency on the model plants arabidopsis and maize
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Vincent Higgins and Oula Ghannoum
Years: 2005-02-01 - 2006-01-31
ID: P0014455
Title: Exploration and confirmation of genetic and biochemical bulked sample analysis in S. bicolor [via ANU]
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Alex Watson-Lazowski, Oula Ghannoum and Fiona Koller
Years: 2018-01-08 - 2019-05-31
ID: P00024703
Title: Is physiological flexibility of forest trees constrained by home climate in a rapidly warming world?
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Mark Tjoelker, Oula Ghannoum and David Tissue
Years: 2014-01-15 - 2017-12-22
ID: P00021455
Title: Will trees get enough nitrogen to sustain productivity in elevated CO2?
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: David Ellsworth, Oula Ghannoum and Yolima Carrillo Espanol
Years: 2016-06-01 - 2019-12-31
ID: P00022610
Title: Impact of Environmental Stress on Terestrial Vegetation and Marine Algae
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: David Tissue, Oula Ghannoum and Anya Salih
Years: 2009-09-11 - 2012-09-10
ID: P00017326
Title: Structural organisation and function of the photosynthetic pigment-protein complexes in mesophyll and bundle sheath chloroplasts [via ANU CoE]
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Oula Ghannoum
Years: 2016-08-01 - 2018-04-12
ID: P00023627
Title: Leaf width as a selective trait for improving water use efficiency and drought and heat tolerance in Sorghum bicolor [via ANU CoE]
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Javier Cano Martin and Oula Ghannoum
Years: 2016-09-01 - 2017-08-31
ID: P00023629
Title: Impact of climate change on nitrogen uptake by Eucalyptus seedlings
Funder:
  • Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering Ltd (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Oula Ghannoum
Years: 2010-01-01 - 2011-03-30
ID: P00017588
Title: Using multispectral stereo imaging to determine the impacts of free air CO2 enrichment on a eucalypt woodland understory (EucFACE)
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Matthias Boer and Oula Ghannoum
Years: 2012-03-02 - 2013-03-01
ID: P00020542
Title: Differences in phenotypic plasticity between native - invasive species under elevated CO2 water availability and competition: Jack -and- Master Trait responses?
Funder:
  • Ecological Society of Australia
Western Researchers: David Ellsworth and Oula Ghannoum
Years: 2015-01-05 - 2015-09-30
ID: P00022541
Title: Molecular Engineering of Setaria, an emerging model for interrogating C4 photosynthesis
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Robert Sharwood and Oula Ghannoum
Years: 2011-11-09 - 2013-07-31
ID: P00020498
Title: Rubisco for all climates: unlocking the enzyme's structure-function relations for more efficient photosynthesis [via ANU]
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Oula Ghannoum
Years: 2012-02-06 - 2015-02-05
ID: P00020696
Title: Improving crop productivity by altering sugar sensing
Funder:
  • ARC Centre of Excellence for Translational Photosynthesis
Western Researchers: Oula Ghannoum
Years: 2021-01-04 - 2021-05-31
ID: P00026929
Title: A Phytotron for Multitrophic Interaction Research on Plant Production Systems
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Markus Riegler, Oula Ghannoum and Bill Bellotti
Years: 2009-09-22 - 2010-09-21
ID: P00017336
Title: Dissecting the roles of pyrophosphate hydrolase (PPH) and poly (A) polymerase (PAP) in chloroplast RNA metabolism
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Robert Sharwood and Oula Ghannoum
Years: 2010-11-02 - 2011-11-01
ID: P00019258
Title: Mechanisms for heat stress tolerance in Sorghum bicolor
Funder:
  • ARC Centre of Excellence for Translational Photosynthesis
Western Researchers: Oula Ghannoum and Javier Cano Martin
Years: 2020-02-10 - 2020-12-31
ID: P00026300
Title: Development of transcriptomic predictors of heat shock response in Sorghum bicolor
Funder:
  • ARC Centre of Excellence for Translational Photosynthesis
Western Researchers: Oula Ghannoum and Alex Watson-Lazowski
Years: 2019-07-01 - 2021-05-31
ID: P00025965

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