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Growth, Development, and Modeling

Mechanisms that shape plant morphology.

Alexander Bucksch

Alex Bucksch

Assistant Professor
Plant Biology; Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources; Institute of Bioinformatics
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bucksch@uga.edu
computational plant science, phenomics, plant roots, plant imaging and simulation

Dario Chavez

Dario Chavez

Assistant Professor
Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics
Website | UGA Peach Blog | ResearchGate
dchavez@uga.edu
peach breeding, genetics and production

Joann Conner

Joann Conner

Assistant Research Scientist
Horticulture; Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics
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jconner@uga.edu
apospory, angiosperm asexual reproduction

Dan Johnson

Dan Johnson

Assistant Professor
Plant Biology, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources
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danjohnson@uga.edu
tree ecophysiology, water use, drought

Wolfgang Lukowitz

Wolfgang Lukowitz

Associate Professor
Plant Biology
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lukowitz@uga.edu
plant development and cell biology

Anish Malladi

Anish Malladi

Associate Professor
Horticulture
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malladi@uga.edu
fruit growth and developmental physiology

Melissa Mitchum

Melissa Mitchum

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

Michelle Momany

Michelle Momany

Professor
Plant Biology
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mmomany@uga.edu
fungal genetics, cytoskeleton, polar growth

Savithri Nambeesan

Savithri Nambeesan

Assistant Research Scientist
Horticulture
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sunamb@uga.edu
ripening and postharvest physiology

Brad Nelms

Brad Nelms

Assistant Professor
Plant Biology
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nelms@uga.edu
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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pozias@uga.edu
developmental biology and molecular mechanisms of apomixis, genetic enhancement of peanut and grasses

Esther van der Knaap

Esther van der Knaap

Professor
Horticulture; Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics; Plant Biology; Genetics
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vanderkn@uga.edu
tomato developmental genetics, genomics, molecular biology

Marc van Iersel

Marc van Iersel

Vincent J. Dooley Professorship in Horticulture
Horticulture
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mvanier@uga.edu
physiology, drought, photosynthesis

Dayton Wilde

Dayton Wilde

Professor
Horticulture; Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics
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dwilde@uga.edu
molecular genetics of ornamental plants

Li Yang

Li Yang

Assistant Professor
Plant Pathology
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Li.Yang1@uga.edu

molecular genetics of plant immunity and development

Zheng-Hua Ye

Zheng-Hua Ye

Professor
Plant Biology
Website
yh@uga.edu
molecular genetics and biochemistry of secondary cell wall biosynthesis

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