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Assistant Professor
Autophagy, Oxidative Stress, Aging
Loomis Professor of Plant Physiology
Plant Cell Biology
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Professor and Department Chair
Nematology, Plant-Microbe Interactions
Gwyn Beattie
Professor
Plant Bacteriology; Microbial Ecology, Ecophysiology and Genetics; Systems Biology, Plant-Microbe Interactions
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Professor
Department: Agronomy
Plant Breeding
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Assistant Professor
Department: Biomedical Sciences
Pharmacology & Theraputics
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Professor
Department: Agronomy
Plant Breeding
Professor
Department: Agronomy
Plant Breeding
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Distinguished Professor
Department: Entomology
Identification and study of mechanisms for cancer prevention
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Affiliate Professor
Department: Entomology
Insect Pathology, Insect physiology, Biotechnology and Arthropod Management Technologies
Professor
Life-history evolution
Assistant Professor
Materials Chemistry, Nanomaterials, Biological Environments by design
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Collaborator Associate Professor
Department: Agronomy
Plant genome and gene family evolution, comparative genomics, bioinformatic methods for gene and genome sequence analysis.
Professor
Department: Biomedical Sciences
virus-host interactions, molecular mechanisms of virus entry, B-cell immunity
Affiliate Assistant Professor
Department: Entomology
Genetics, Field Crops Entomology
Associate Professor
Regulatory networks surrounding cell migration and programmed cell death
Professor
Department: Biomedical Sciences
Neuromuscular systems of parasitic worms and the identification of molecular targets for new drugs. In particular, research focuses on the structure and function of receptors and ion channels.
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Distinguished Professor
Department: Animal Science
Animal Breeding and Genetics
University Professor
Understanding how proteins and nucleic acids achieve their functional three-dimensional structures
N. Matthew Ellinwood
Associate Professor
Department: Animal Science
Comparative Medical Genetics
Professor
Vascular Morphogenesis, Gene Editing, Zebrafish Developmental Genetics
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Professor
Department: Horticulture
Use genetics and molecular tools to study mechanisms that control the development of key agronomic traits
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Professor
Department: Animal Science
Animal Breeding and Genetics
Associate Professor
Bioinformatics, genome evolution, Gene function prediction
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University Professor
Developmental and molecular genetics of Drosophila pattern formation, Genetic regulation of cell determination
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Affiliate Faculty
Department: Agronomy
Plant Breeding
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Professor
Systems Biology and Evolution
Assistant Professor
Microtubule dynamics and function, kinesin motor proteins
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Associate Professor
Microbial Physiology, Microbial Ecology, Plant-Microbe Interactions
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Professor
Department: Horticulture
Developmental Biology
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Assistant Professor
Statistical Phylogenetics, Macroevolution, Molecular Evolution
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Professor
Bionanotechnology
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Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor
Stress Tolerance in Plants
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Assistant Professor
Evolutionary Genomics, Population Genetics
Professor
evolutionary quantitative genetics, molecular ecology
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Roy J. Carver Chair and Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Regulation of nuclear organization and function
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Clarence Hartley Covault Distinguished Professor Lloyd Endowed Chair and Eminent Scholar in Veterinary Medicine Biomedical Sciences Chair
Department: Biomedical Sciences
Parkinson’s disease • Prion and Alzheimer's diseases, Molecular Neurotoxicology • Neuroinflammation, Cell Signaling • Translational research
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Associate Professor
Department: Animal Science
Reproductive Physiology, Reproductive Toxicology
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Assistant Professor (Adjunct Faculty)
Using systems integration of large-scale omics approaches to explore how auxin signaling modules control diverse developmental processes in Arabidopsis
Associate Professor
Department: Biomedical Sciences
Pathogenesis of the secretory system
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Associate Professor
Department: Biomedical Sciences
Neuromuscular biology of parasitic worms
Assistant Professor
Department: Animal Science
Dairy Genetics
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Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor of Animal Science
Department: Animal Science
Animal Breeding and Genetics
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USDA-ARS Research Geneticist, ISU Faculty Affiliate
Maize Genomics; Crop Improvement, Plant Defenses, Plant responses to environmental stress
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Associate Professor
Molecular Phylogenetics, Evolutionary Genomics, Invertebrate Biology
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Associate Professor
Maize Genomics and Phenotype Prediction, Crop Improvement
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Professor
Department: Agronomy
Plant Breeding
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Professor
Department: Agronomy
Plant Breeding
Associate Professor
Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
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Assistant Professor
Department: Biomedical Sciences
Cell Biology

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