38 People Results for the Tag: Breeding

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Sally Mackenzie

Huck Chair of Functional Genomics; Professor of Biology; Professor of Plant Science
Organelle biology and cellular specializations. Plant epigenetics, memory and phenotypic plasticity. Crop epigenetic breeding.

Elizabeth McGraw

Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics; Professor and Huck Scholar in Entomology
The genetics of vector, pathogen and symbiont interactions.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Timothy McNellis

Associate Professor of Plant Pathology & Environmental Microbiology
Genetics, molecular biology and physiology of plant interactions with phytopathogenic bacteria. Signal transduction events involved in plant disease resistance. Genetic control of plant hypersensitive cell death.

David Toews

Assistant Professor of Biology

Daniel Weiss

Associate Professor of Psychology
The cognitive mechanisms underlying language acquisition

James Marden

Associate Director of Operations, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences; Professor of Biology
How physiological variation within species affects their ecology and evolution. Primarily with insects, but recently also with plants, and a particular interest in allelic variation in the pathogen resistance genes of tropical trees.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Arthur Lesk

Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Chad Dechow

Associate Professor of Dairy Cattle Genetics

Edwin Rajotte

Professor of Entomology and IPM Coordinator

Nina Jenkins

Research Associate Professor

Paul Bartell

Co-Chair, Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Neuroscience; Associate Professor of Avian Biology
The regulation of biological clocks in birds at the systems level.

Tom Baker

Distinguished Professor of Entomology and Chemical Ecology

Wansheng Liu

Professor of Genomics
Functional annotation of farm animal genomes, structure and function of mammalian sex (X and Y) chromosome, spermatogenesis and male fertility.

Kurt Vandegrift

Associate Professor

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Sally Assmann

Waller Professor of Biology
Molecular biology of plant G-proteins and kinases. Phytohormone regulation of signal transduction and RNA processing. Second messenger regulation of ion channels in plant cells.

Kathleen Brown

Professor of Plant Stress Biology
Regulation of root development. Root responses to edaphic stress. Identification and genetic mapping of traits for adaptation to edaphic stress.

Majid Foolad

Professor of Plant Genetics
Genetic characterization of resistance/tolerance to biotic/abiotic stresses, and genes/QTLs contributing to tomato fruit quality. Investigation of genes/QTLs for directed crop improvement and germplasm enhancement. Tomato cultivar development & release.

Jonathan Lynch

Director of the Center for Root and Rhizosphere Biology; Distinguished Professor of Plant Nutrition
Plant adaptation to nutrient and water stress. Global change. World hunger. Root biology.

Kevin Alloway

Professor of Neural and Behavioral Sciences
Neural basis of sensorimotor integration neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, optogenetics.

Siela Maximova

Research Professor of Plant Biotechnology Co-Director, Endowed Program in the Molecular Biology of Cocoa
Molecular basis of plant-pathogen and plant-endophyte interactions. Biotechnology of tree crops. Development of sustainable energy crops.

Margaret Brittingham

Professor of Wildlife Resources
Avian ecology; avian response to oil and gas exploration and development; effects of habitat fragmentation on bird populations; managing wildlife on private land

Duane Diefenbach

Adjunct Asst. Professor of Wildlife Ecology; Leader, PA Coop. Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Wildlife ecology, estimation of population parameters, and harvest management of game populations.

Kim Steiner

Professor of Forest Biology; Director, The Arboretum at Penn State
The ecology, genecology, and physiological ecology of forest regeneration following disturbance.

Rongling Wu

Director of the Center for Statistical Genetics; Professor of Public Health Sciences

David Miller

Associate Professor of Wildlife Population Ecology
Population ecology, quantitative ecology, avian and amphibian ecology, conservation decision analysis, life-history evolution.

Erin Connolly

Professor and Head of Plant Science
Molecular mechanisms of micronutrient transport. Iron uptake and compartmentalization. Metal ion homeostasis

Barbara Christ

Professor of Plant Pathology

Christina Grozinger

Director of the Center for Pollinator Research; Director of the Insect Biodiversity Center; Publius Vergilius Maro Professor and Huck Scholar of Entomology
Genomics of social behavior and health in bees

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Michael Messina

Department Head and Professor of Ecosystem Science and Management

Derek Lee

Associate Research Professor

Howard Fescemyer

Assistant Research Professor

Ruairidh Sawers

Assistant Professor of Plant Response to Abiotic Stress
Local adaptation and stress tolerance in crop plants and their wild relatives; plant nutrition; arbuscular mycorrhizae; maize genetics and genomics.

John Wallace

Assistant Professor of Weed Science

Sara Hermann

Assistant Professor of Arthropod Ecology and Trophic Interactions