Imperial College London

Dr Tanai Cardona

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Life Sciences

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Hi, thank you for your interest in my research. I'm now Reader in Synthetic Biology and Biotechnology at Queen Mary University of London. For up-to-date information on the research activities of the Molecular Evolution Lab and on how to join us, visit:

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Cardona Londono T, Rutherford AW, 2019, Evolution of photochemical reaction centres: more twists?, Trends in Plant Science, Vol:24, ISSN:1878-4372, Pages:1008-1021

Cardona Londono T, 2019, Thinking twice about the evolution of photosynthesis, Open Biology, Vol:9, ISSN:2046-2441

Cardona Londono T, Sanchez-Baracaldo P, Rutherford AW, et al., 2019, Early Archean origin of Photosystem II, Geobiology, Vol:17, ISSN:1472-4669, Pages:127-150

Nuernberg DJ, Morton J, Santabarbara S, et al., 2018, Photochemistry beyond the red limit in chlorophyll f-containing photosystems, Science, Vol:360, ISSN:0036-8075, Pages:1210-1213

Cardona T, Murray JW, Rutherford AW, 2015, Origin and Evolution of Water Oxidation before the Last Common Ancestor of the Cyanobacteria., Mol Biol Evol, Vol:32, Pages:1310-1328

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