Genomics & Genetics

Genomics and Genetics

Genomics and Genetics includes: Biofuels, Bioinformatics, Epigenetics, Evolutionary Development, Plant Breeding, Systems Biology, and Synthetic Biology

Name Research Interests
Ana Caicedo
Associate Professor, Biology
Evolutionary genomics of adaptation and divergence in wild, weedy and crop plant species
Kristen M DeAngelis
Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology
Community ecology and physiology of soil microbes, climate change, plant-soil interactions
Sam Hazen
Associate Professor, Biology
Regulatory Networks and Natural Variation in Plant Cell Wall Biosynthesis and Growth
Jeeyon Jeong
Assistant Professor, Biology, Amherst College
Molecular and cellular biology of metals
Geunhwa Jung
Associate Professor, Stockbridge School of Agriculture
Molecular genetics and breeding of disease resistance in grasses and population genetics of plant pathogenic fungi 
Joohyun Lee
Research Assistant Professor, Biology
Epigenetic regulation of plant-environment interactions
Li–Jun Ma
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Fungal comparative genomics, eukaryotic genome evolution and organism adaptation
Jill Miller
Associate Professor of Biology, Amherst College
Ecology and evolution of plant reproductive systems, molecular phylogenetic systematics, population and evolutionary genetics, hybridization and speciation
Om Parkash
Associate Professor, Stockbridge School of Agriculture
Plant genetic engineering and biotechnology, phytoremediation of soil contaminants
Ludmila Tyler
Lecturer, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Using the model grass Brachypodium distachyon to understand development and bioenergy traits. 
Elsbeth Walker
Gilgut Professor, Biology (sabbatical fall 16)
Molecular genetic approaches to studying mechanisms of metal ion homeostasis in plants