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NIH Training Grant Faculty

The faculty trainers on this grant that student trainees work under for their dissertation research include most regular and adjunct members of the Genetics faculty.


The current training faculty are:

Jill Anderson - Associate Professor of Genetics

Michael Arnold - Professor of Genetics

Jonathan Arnold - Professor of Genetics

Pengpeng Bi - Assistant Professor of Genetics

Jeffrey Bennetzen - Giles Professor of Genetics and GRA Eminent Scholar

Casey Bergman - Associate Professor of Genetics

Gaelen Burke - Assistant Professor of Entomology

Shu-Mei Chang - Professor of Plant Biology

Brian Condie - Associate Professor of Genetics

Kelly Dawe - Distinguished Research Professor of Plant Biology and Genetics

Katrien Devos - Professor of Crop and Soil Sciences

Diana Downs - Professor of Microbiology

Kelly Dyer - Professor of Genetics

Arthur Edison - Professor, GRA Eminent Scholar

Jonathan Eggenschwiler - Associate Professor of Genetics

David Garfinkel - Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Travis Glenn - Associate Professor of Environmental Health Science

Dave Hall - Associate Professor of Genetics

Jessie Kissinger - Distinguished Research Professor of Genetics

Sidney Kushner - Distinguished Research Professor of Genetics

James Lauderdale - Associate Professor of Cellular Biology

James Leebens-Mack - Professor of Plant Biology

Zachary Lewis - Associate Professor of Microbiology

Wolfgang Lukowitz - Assistant Professor of Plant Biology

Nancy Manley - Distinguished Research Professor of Genetics

Rodney Mauricio - Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor of Genetics

Michael McEachern - Professor of Genetics

Douglas Menke - Associate Professor of Genetics

Allen Moore - Distinguished Research Professor

Andrew Paterson - Regents Research Professor

Paul Schliekelman - Associate Professor of Statistics

Robert Schmitz - Associate Professor of Genetics

Michael Strand - Regents Professor of Entomology

Andrea Sweigart - Associate Professor of Genetics

Michael Terns - Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Chung-Jui Tsai - Winfred N. "Hank" Haynes Professor and GRA Eminent Scholar

Esther van der Knapp - Professor of Horticulture

John Wares - Professor of Genetics

Janet Westpheling - Professor of Genetics

Michael White - Assistant Professor of Genetics

Kaixiong Ye - Assistant Professor of Genetics

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