West, Charles A.


Division
Biochemistry
Title
Faculty
Professor Emeritus
Specialties
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Biochemistry
Molecular Biology

Contact Information

Email
Office
Young Hall 3077A
(310) 825-1255

Research Interest

Current research activities are restricted to consulting in areas of special interest to plant biochemistry including: plant disease resistance; phytoalexins; elicitors and regulation of defense genes; gibberellins and other plant hormones; and biosynthesis of isoprenoid and other secondary metabolites.

Honors & Awards

  • Editorial Board, Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics
  • John Simon Guggenheim Fellow
  • NIH Fellow
  • NSF Faculty Science Fellow