A multidisciplinary team of researchers studied coffee. Fundamental studies of the genetics, biochemistry, microbiology, and physiology were conducted by CAPS researchers. The goals of such research were to identify how environmental factors affect coffee quality and identify opportunities for increasing its value to consumers. Faculty included:
Principal Investigator: Erich Grotewold
Co-Investigator: Ana Alonso
Co-Investigator: Enrico Bonello
Co-Investigator: Thaddeus Ezeji
Co-Investigator: Thomas Mitchell
Co-Investigator: Joshua Blakeslee
Press Release information for this project can be found here [Coffee].