Faculty Members in Crop Biology

Name Research abstract
Keith Adams

Molecular and genomic evolution, genome duplication (polyploidy), duplicate gene evolution, evolution of gene regulation.

George Haughn

Plant Developmental Genetics. Molecular genetics of seed coat development in Arabidopsis thaliana.

Reinhard Jetter

Plant biochemistry, physiology and chemical ecology; molecular biology and enzymology of wax metabolism; chemical composition, physiological function and ecological roles of plant surface lipids.

Ljerka Kunst

Molecular genetic and biochemical studies of seed lipid and epicuticular wax metabolism and their regulation in Arabidopsis thaliana.

Loren Rieseberg

Speciation, domestication, conservation biology, and weed evolution.