Genetics and Epigenetics

Associate Professor - School of Plant Sciences
Marley 441C / (520) 626-1562 / mbeilstein@email.arizona.edu
(520) 626-1563 (Lab)

The focus of my lab is functional evolution in the plant family Brassicaceae. Currently my group is working to understand how the enzyme telomerase evolved. In addition we are interested in the processes by which long non-coding RNAs emerge and gain...

Professor - School of Plant Sciences
219 Keating Building / 520-626-6634 / bfane@email.arizona.edu
520-621-8539 (Lab)

Taking biophysical, biochemical, genetic and evolutionary approaches, we endeavor to elucidate the molecular mechanism involved in viral DNA translocation and particle morphogenesis with single-stranded DNA Microviruses.

Professor - School of Plant Sciences
Keating Building, Room 341 / 520-621-9153 / galbraith@arizona.edu
520-621-9213 (Lab)

His research centers around the development of new technologies and methods for the analysis of eukaryotes. Recognized as a pioneer in flow cytometry, his contributions have greatly improved our understanding of cell-specific gene expression.

Associate Professor - School of Plant Sciences
200B BSRL / 520-626-5070 / ericlyons@email.arizona.edu

Understanding the structure, evolution, and dynamics of genomes.

Associate Professor - School of Plant Sciences
Marley 821B / 626-4185 / rmosher@email.arizona.edu
626-7765 (Lab)

Dr. Mosher studies RNA-directed DNA methylation.

Professor - School of Plant Sciences
Marley 341J / (520) 621-3764 / orbachmj@ag.arizona.edu
(520) 621-9891 (Lab)
Associate professor - School of Plant Sciences
Marley Building Rm 441E / 520-626-2229 / rpalaniv@email.arizona.edu
520-621-9567 (Lab)

Dr. Palanivelu's lab is identifying the molecular mechanisms that mediate Arabidopsis pollen tube germination, growth, guidance, and reception in the female gametophyte.

Assistant Professor - School of Plant Sciences
Marley 541A / (520)-621-3656 / dukepauli@email.arizona.edu

I use a combination of high-throughput phenotyping, genomics, and data science to reveal the genetic architecture of stress adaptive traits that are critical for abiotic stress tolerance.

University Distinguished Professor - School of Plant Sciences
Forbes 415 / 520-621-7612 / dtray@email.arizona.edu
520-621-2817 (Lab)

Research emphasizes evaluation and enhancement of new and/or underutilized plant germplasm suitable for cultivation in arid environments. Present focus is the evaluation and development of new biofuel feedstocks.

Assistant Professor - School of Plant Sciences
Keating 303 / 520-626-1643 / monicaschmidt@email.arizona.edu

Research focus is on biofortification of crops and the alteration of both lipid and protein composition

Bud Antle Endowed Chair Professor - School of Plant Sciences
Keating BioResearch Building, Room 253 / 520-626-9595 / rwing@mail.arizona.edu
520-626-9601 (Lab)

Our lab is focused on structural and evolutionary genomics of crop plants, and is leading an international effort to generate reference genome sequences for all 24 species of the genus Oryza, which contains the world most important food crop – rice.

Professor - School of Plant Sciences
Marley 441D / 520-621-1616 / yadegari@arizona.edu
520-621-9095 (Lab)

Transcriptional regulation of early plant development.