People

Primary Contacts

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Academic Advisor III, Department of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology, Genetics Program Coordinator, Teaches: GEN 110, GEN 112X
Recruitment, Advising, Learning Community
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Professor, Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology, Genetics Program Director, Teaches: GEN 313, GEN 491
Maize seed metabolism, genetic engineering

Undergraduate Genetics Faculty

Associate Professor, Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology, Teaches: BBMB 316
Signal transduction
Professor, Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology, Teaches:
Nuclear magnetic resonance, Macromolecular structure and recognition
Dr. Diane Bassham
Professor, Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology, Walter E. and Helen Parke Loomis Professor of Plant Physiology, Teaches: BIOL 314, GDCB 528, GDCB 545
Plant Physiology, Plant Vacuoles, Vesicle Trafficking
Professor and Associate Chair,, Department of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology, Teaches: BIOL 212, GEN 410
Maize Endosperm Development, Genetics, Genomics
Professor, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, Teaches: GEN 462
Evolution and Ecology of Senescence
Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology, Teaches: BIOL 212
Programmed Cell Death
Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology Teaches: BIOL 212, 423L, HHMI Freshman Research Initiative
Tumor Angiogenesis and genome engineering in zebrafish
University Professor, Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology, Teaches: GEN 340
Developmental Genetics, gene regulation
Tracy Heath
Assistant Professor, Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, Teaches: BIOL 211
Statistical Phylogenetics
Assistant Professor, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, Teaches: Biol 211, EEOB 561
Evolutionary Biology, Genomics, Ecology
Professor, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, Member Genetics Major Committee, Teaches:
Evolution of Reptiles, Sex Determination, Population Biology
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Professor and Interim Chair, Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology, Member Genetics Major Committee, Teaches: BIOL 314
Chromatin Structure, Nuclear Organization
Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology, Teaches: BIOL 436
Developmental Genetics
Associate Professor, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, Teaches: BIOL 364, EEOB 563
Marine Genomics, Molecular Phylogenetics, Animal Evolution
Associate Professor, Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology, Teaches:
Molecular Plant Pathology
Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology, Member Genetics Major Committee, Teaches: GEN 409
Cancer Genetics and Genomics in Zebrafish
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Professor, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, Member Genetics Major Committee, Teaches: BIOL 315
Evolutionary Biology
Associate Professor, Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology, , Member Genetics Major Committee
Molecular mechanisms of DNA replication and Repair
Professor, Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology, Teaches:
Gene Expression, Aptamers
Professor, Department of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology, Pioneer Chair in Maize Genetics, Teaches: BIOL 212, GEN 410
Transposons, Maize Genetics
Professor and Chair, Department of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology
C. elegans genetics
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Professor, Department of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology, Teaches: GEN 313
Chloroplast biogenesis
Associate Professor, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, Teaches: BIOL 315
Evolutionary Biology
Assistant Professor, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, Teaches:
Comparative Evolutionary Genomics, Social Behavior of Bees and Wasps
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Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology, Teaches: BIOL 314
Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology, Gregory L. and Kathleen C. Geoffroy Faculty Fellow, Teaches: GEN 349
Next-Gen Sequencing, Placenta Genomics
Professor, Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, Teaches:
Evolutionary Biology, Evolutionary Genomics, Evolutionary Ecology
Professor, Department of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology, Member Genetics Major Committee, Teaches: GEN 313, GEN 510
Plant genomics, Molecular mechanisms of plant development
Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology, Teaches: GEN 511, GEN 313L
Genetics, Molecular Biology, Plant Cuticle Lipids
Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology, Teaches:
Rice Genomics, Plant Molecular Biology

Peer Mentors

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Senior in Genetics, Genetics Learning Community Peer Mentor 17-187
Genetics
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Junior in Genetics, Genetics Learning Community Peer Mentor 17-18
Genetics
Junior in Genetics, Learning Community Peer Mentor 17-18
Genetics
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Junior in Genetics, Genetics Learning Community Peer Mentor 17-18
Learning Community