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Genetics and Genomics

Gene discovery and genome-wide analyses of phenotypes.

David Bertioli
David Bertioli

Professor, Georgia Research Alliance Distinguished Investigator
Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics
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peanut genetics and improvement using wild species 

Robin Buell
Robin Buell photograph

GRA Eminent Scholar Chair in Crop Genomics
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

Katrien Devos
Katrien Devos

Distinguished Research Professor
Plant Biology; Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics; Institute of Bioinformatics
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comparative genomics in cereals

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

Mohamed Mergoum
Mohamed Mergoum

Georgia Seed Development UGAF Professorship in Wheat Breeding and Genetics
Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics
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small grain breeding, genetics and genomics

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

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

Wayne Parrott
Wayne Parrott

Distinguished Research Professor
Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics
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gene editing and transgenic breeding of legumes and grasses

Andrew Paterson
Andrew Paterson

Regents Professor; Plant Genome Mapping Laboratory
Genetics; Institute of Bioinformatics; Plant Biology
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plant genetics, genomics, evolution, crop improvement, domestication

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

Esther van der Knaap
Esther van der Knaap

Professor
Horticulture; Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics; Plant Biology; Genetics
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tomato developmental genetics, genomics, molecular biology

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