46 People Results for the Tag: Genetic Variation

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John Carlson

Professor of Molecular Genetics; Director, Schatz Center for Tree Molecular Genetics
Genome mapping, including genetic linkage mapping, molecular cytogenetics; studies of genetic diversity in forests.

Surinder Chopra

Professor of Maize Genetics
Regulation of flavonoid biosynthesis during plant development and plant-pathogen interaction. Epigenetic regulation and allele specific patterns.

Claude dePamphilis

Director of the Center for Parasitic and Carnivorous Plants; Professor of Biology
Genomics, bioinformatics, and molecular evolution. Origin and diversification of flowers and developmental pathways. Comparative genomics of plants, organelles, and plant gene families. Genomics, evolution, and functional biology of parasitic plants.

Hong Ma

Huck Distinguished Research Professor of Plant Molecular Biology; Professor of Biology
Plant development under favorable and stressful conditions; phylogeny and evolutionary biology of plant groups containing major crops and ecologically important species.

David Toews

Assistant Professor of Biology

Anne Vardo-Zalik

Assistant Professor of Biology
The ecology and population genetics of malaria parasites and their vectors

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Ephraim M. Hanks

Associate Professor of Statistics
Spatio-Temporal Statistics. Bayesian Hierarchical Modeling. Optimal Sampling. Animal Movement. Landscape Genetics.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Iliana Baums

Professor of Biology
Molecular ecology and evolution of reef invertebrates.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

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

Jesse Lasky

Assistant Professor of Biology
Ecological and evolutionary genomics, genetic and ecophysiological basis of adaptation to environmental stress, evolutionary ecology of biological complexity.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Brenna Traver

Assistant Professor of Biology

Carolee Bull

Director of the Microbiome Center; Professor of Plant Pathology; Bacterial Systematics Head, Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology
Bacterial systematics, epidemiology, and population biology of bacterial plant pathogens and biological control agents to develop alternatives to synthetic chemicals for plant disease management

Harland Patch

Assistant Research Professor; Research Associate of Entomology

Joyce Sakamoto

Assistant Research Professor -

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Margarita Lopez-Uribe

Assistant Professor of Entomology
How environmental change and human management shape bee health and long-term persistence of their populations in agricultural areas.

Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics

Shelby Fleischer

Professor of Entomology

Stephen Schaeffer

Professor of Biology
Population Genetics and Genomics of Chromosomal Rearrangements in Drosophila

David Kennedy

Assistant Professor of Biology
Ecology and evolution of infectious diseases, with particular interest in how disease dynamics influence pathogen emergence, virulence evolution, and drug or vaccine resistance.

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.

Kristin Eckert

Professor of Pathology and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Mechanisms of human cell mutagenesis and repetitive DNA replication in relation to genome evolution.

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.

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.

David Huff

Professor of Turfgrass Breeding and Genetics
Population genetics. Plant evolution and ecology. Crop improvement. Physiological tolerance to biotic and abiotic stress.

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

Laura Leites

Associate Research Professor of Quantitative Forest Ecology
Adaptation to climate in forest trees, seed movement under a changing climate, forest ecosystem modeling.

Wakar Uddin

Professor of Plant Pathology

Paul Esker

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Field Crop Pathology

Beth Gugino

Professor of Vegetable Pathology

María del Mar Jiménez Gasco

Associate Professor of Plant Pathology and Environmental Mictobiology

Howard Fescemyer

Assistant Research Professor

Emily Davenport

Assistant Professor of Biology
Understanding the complex relationship humans have with our microbiomes, using high-throughput sequencing technologies and novel computational and statistical techniques.

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.

William Driscoll

Assistant Professor of Biology