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Genetics and Genomics

Gene discovery and genome-wide analyses of phenotypes.

Robin Buell
Robin Buell photograph

GRA Eminent Scholar Chair in Crop Genomics
Joining UGA August 2021
Crop & Soil Sciences; Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics
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plant genome biology, genome-enabled breeding, plant resilience, genome editing, synthetic biology

Zenglu Li
Zenglu Li

Professor
Georgia Seed Development Professorship in Soybean Breeding and Genetics
Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics
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soybean breeding, genetics and genomics

Xiaorong Lin
Xiaorong Lin

ProfessorPlant Biology; Microbiology
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fungal genetics, human fungal pathogens, sexual reproduction, dimorphism, pathogenesis, protein trafficking

Melissa Mitchum
Melissa Mitchum

Professor
Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics; Plant Pathology
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molecular plant-nematode interactions, effectors, peptide signaling, host plant resistance, soybean genetics and genomics

Brad Nelms
Brad Nelms

Assistant Professor
Plant Biology
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plant reproduction, genomics and gene regulatory networks, single-cell RNA-sequencing, reprogramming cell fate

Peggy Ozias-Akins
Peggy Ozias-Akins

D.W. Brooks Professorship, UGA Distinguished Research Professor
Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics; Horticulture
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developmental biology and molecular mechanisms of apomixis, genetic enhancement of peanut and grasses

CJ Tsai
Cj Tsai

Winfred N. Haynes Professor and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar
Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources; Plant Biology; Genetics; Institute of Bioinformatics
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phenylpropanoid metabolism, stress response, wood formation, gene family evolution, gene-metabolite networks

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