Horticultural Sciences

Dr. Andrew D. Hanson

Eminent Scholar and Professor

Mailing Address:
Fifield Hall
2550 Hull Road
PO Box 110690
Gainesville, Florida 32611

Office: 2143 Fifield Hall
Phone: (352) 273-4856
E-mail: adha@ufl.edu

  • Areas of Research
    • Metabolic biochemistry
    • Plant vitamin metabolism and engineering
    • Comparative genomics
  • Teaching Responsibilities
    • PCB 5530– Comparative Genomics and Metabolism
  • Educational Background
    • Ph.D., Plant Physiology, London University, UK
    • B.Sc., Biochemistry and Botany, London University, UK
  • Work Experience
    • UK, France, Canada (Quebec Province), Australia, Mexico.  Fluent in French, competent in Spanish.
  • Honors and Awards
    • ISI Highly Cited Researcher (since 2003) ISI H-index = 51

Selected Publications

AuthorsYearTitle / DescriptionPublication
Linster, C.L., Van Schaftingen, E., and Hanson, A.D  2013  Metabolite damage and its repair or pre-emption. Nat. Chem. Biol. 9: 72-80.
Hasnain, G., Frelin, O., Roje, S., Ellens, K.W., Ali, K., Guan, J.-C., Garrett, T.J., de Crécy-Lagard, V., Gregory, J.F. 3rd, McCarty, D.R., and Hanson, A.D  2013  Identification and characterization of the missing pyrimidine reductase in the plant riboflavin biosynthesis pathway. Plant Physiol. 161: 48-56.
Gerdes, S., Lerma-Ortiz, C., Frelin, O., Seaver, S.M., Henry, C.S., de Crécy-Lagard, V., and Hanson, A.D  2012  Plant B vitamin pathways and their compartmentation: a guide for the perplexed. J. Exp. Bot. 63: 5379-5395.
Waller, J.C., Alvarez, S., Naponelli, V., Lara-Nuñez, A., Blaby, I.K., Da Silva, V., Ziemak, M.J., Vickers, T.J., Beverley, S.M., Edison, A.S., Rocca, J.R., Gregory, J.F. 3rd, de Crécy-Lagard, V., and Hanson, A.D  2010  A role for tetrahydrofolates in the metabolism of iron-sulfur clusters in all domains of life. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 107: 10412-10417.
Pribat, A., Noiriel, A., Morse, A.M., Davis, J.M., Fouquet, R., Loizeau, K., Ravanel, S., Frank, W., Haas, R., Reski, R., Bedair, M., Sumner, L.W. and Hanson, A.D  2010  Nonflowering plants possess a unique folate-dependent phenylalanine hydroxylase that is localized in chloroplasts. Plant Cell 22: 3410-3422.