Current research interests in TLL include cell biology, developmental biology, neuroscience, pathogenesis and bioinformatics. Utilizing a range of molecular and cell biology approaches and computational data mining, TLL focuses primarily on understanding the cellular mechanisms that underlie the development and physiology of plants, fungi and animals. This research provides new understanding of how organisms function, and also provides the foundation for biotechnological innovation.
The research carried out at TLL is aimed at addressing both the immediate and long-term needs of the life sciences industry. Some of these projects enjoy a high level of collaboration with world-class research institutes, universities, and multinational and regional commercial corporations.