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Associate Professor
Departments: Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
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Assistant Professor
Departments: Biomedical Sciences
Cell Biology
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Clarence Hartley Covault Distinguished Professor , Dr. E.A. Benbrook Endowed Chair in Pathology and Parasitology
Departments: Biomedical Sciences
Biomedical Sciences
Professor
Departments: Genetics, Development and Cell Biology
Cancer genetics and functional genomics in zebrafish
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Assistant Professor
Departments: Food Science and Human Nutrition
microRNA gene research
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Interim Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies and Research Training, Professor
Departments: Veterinary Microbiology & Preventive Medicine
Molecular Virology
W. Allen Miller
Professor
Departments: Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Plant Virology, translation, RNA structure
Professor
Departments: Veterinary Microbiology & Preventive Medicine
Bacterial pathogenesis
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Assistant Professor
Departments: Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Noncoding RNA discovery, RNA structure and function
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Professor and Department Chair
Departments: Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology
Population Genetics, molecular ecology, Evolutionary Biology
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Frances M. Craig Professor
Departments: Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Biochemistry and molecular biology of biotin and biotin-containing enzymes, Regulation of plant lipid metabolism
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Professor
Departments: Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology
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Professor & Pioneer Chair in Maize Molecular Genetics
Departments: Genetics, Development and Cell Biology
Identification of gene structures in maize
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Professor
Departments: Veterinary Microbiology & Preventive Medicine
Genomics and metagenomics, Microbiome/host interactions, Antibiotic persistence in bacterial pathogens
Professor
Departments: Genetics, Development and Cell Biology
Biomedical Research, Developmental Genetics, Scholarship of teaching and learning
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Professor, Director of the Office of Biotechnology
Departments: Animal Science
Beef Cattle, Genetics/Genomics Bioinformatics
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Distinguished Professor
Departments: Genetics, Development and Cell Biology
Chloroplast biogenesis, intracellular communication, mechanisms of photosynthesis
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Associate Professor
Departments: Natural Resource Ecology and Management
Freshwater Organism Conservation, Wildlife and Aquatic Systems, Sustainability
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Professor, Director of the Iowa Pork Industry Center, Lloyd Anderson Endowed Professor in Physiology
Departments: Animal Science
Animal Physiology
Professor
Departments: Animal Science
Animal Breeding and Genetics, Large Animals, Companion Species
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Faculty, Adviser
Departments: Agronomy
Plant Breeding
Associate Professor
Departments: Animal Science
Microbiology
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Distinguished Professor, Iowa Corn Promotion Board Endowed Chair in Genetics/Baker Professorship in Agronomy
Departments: Agronomy
Plant Breeding
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Affiliate, Faculty
Departments: Agronomy
Plant Breeding
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Professor, Director of Graduate Education (DOGE)
Departments: Animal Science
Muscle Physiology
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Assistant Professor
Departments: Animal Science
Swine Genetics
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Associate Professor
Departments: Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology
Evolution and Development, Molecular Evolution, Evolutionary Biology
Associate Professor, Monsanto Chair in Soybean Breeding
Departments: Agronomy
Soybean breeding and genetics
Ravindra Singh
Professor
Departments: Biomedical Sciences
interface of fundamental and translational biology
Ryan Smith photo
Assistant Professor
Departments: Entomology
Insect Molecular Biology and Innate Immunity, Medical Entomology, Vector Biology and Public Health
Associate Professor
Departments: Entomology
Insect behavior; Insect Genomics, Apiculture;Arthropod Management Technologies, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
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Professor
Departments: Animal Science
Animal Breeding and Genetics, Physiology
Assistant Professor
Departments: Genetics, Development and Cell Biology
genomics, transcriptional regulation, placental development
Assistant Professor
Departments: Kinesiology
bio-behavioral factors
Dr. Nicole Valenzuela
Professor
Departments: Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology
Evolutionary and Ecological Genetics and Genomics
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Professor
Departments: Genetics, Development and Cell Biology
Plant Developmental Mechanisms
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Assistant Professor
Departments: Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Plant-Microbe Interactions, Systems Biology, Proteomics
Kan Wang photo
Professor, Global Professorship in Biotechnology
Departments: Agronomy
Plant Breeding
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Distinguished Professor
Departments: Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology
Plant Evolutionary Genomics, Molecular Evolution, Plant Systematics and Evolution
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Professor
Departments: Biomedical Sciences
Systems Biology
Professor
Departments: Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Plant Virology, soybean functional genomics
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Research Geneticist, USDA-ARS - Affiliate Professor
Departments: Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Plant Genomics, Plant Genetics, Plant-Microbe Interactions
Professor
Departments: Genetics, Development and Cell Biology
Metabolomics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Plant Biology
Marna Yandeau-Nelson
Assistant Professor
Departments: Genetics, Development and Cell Biology
Biosynthetic and regulatory genetic networks of metabolic traits, Maize genetics
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Professor
Departments: Genetics, Development and Cell Biology
Deployment of Genetic Disease Resistance Genes in Crop Plants
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Professor and Department Chair
Departments: Genetics, Development and Cell Biology
Understanding how plant steroid hormones Brassinosteroids (BRs) regulate plant growth and development
Professor, Pioneer Distinguished Chair in Maize Breeding
Departments: Agronomy
Quantitative Genetics, Plant Genomics
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Associate Professor
Departments: Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Plant Cell Wall Structure, Polysaccharide Biosynthesis Modification and Degradation, Bioactive Carbohydrates
Professor, Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, Dr. Frank K. Ramsey Endowed Chair
Departments: Veterinary Microbiology & Preventive Medicine
Food safety; antibiotic resistance; bacterial pathogenesis; pathogen-host interactions; prevention and control of infectious diseases.

Alumni

Graduate Assistant-Teaching/Research
Departments: Genetics, Development and Cell Biology
Microalgal photosynthetic carbon metabolism

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