Genetics


Faculty in Genetics

Dr. M.K. Bhattacharyya
Soybean Molecular Genetics
G303 Agronomy Hall,
Iowa State University,
Ames, IA 50011
515-294-2505
mbhattac@iastate.edu

Dr. L.J. Halverson
2537 Agronomy Hall,
Iowa State University,
Ames, IA 50011,
515-294-0495
larryh@iastate.edu

Dr. M. Lee
Plant Breeding and Genetics
1553 Agronomy Hall,
Iowa State University,
Ames IA 50011,
515-294-7951
mlee@iastate.edu

Dr. T. Peterson
2206 Molecular Biology,
Iowa State University,
Ames IA 50011,
515-294-7951
thomasp@iastate.edu

Dr. P. Schnable
Plant Molecular Genetics
2035B Carver Co-Lab,
Iowa State University,
Ames IA 50011,
515-294-0975
schnable@iastate.edu

Dr. M.P. Scott
Maize grain quality
1407 Agronomy Hall,
Iowa State University,
Ames IA 50011,
515-294-7825
pscott@iastate.edu

Dr. R.C. Shoemaker
Soybean genomics and gene discovery
G401 Agronomy Hall,
Iowa State University,
Ames IA 50011,
515-294-6233
rcsshoe@iastate.edu

Dr. R.G. Palmer
Soybean Genetics
G301 Agronomy Hall,
Iowa State University,
Ames, IA 50011,
515-294-7378
rpalmer@iastate.edu

Dr. Kan Wang
Plant Genetics and Molecular Biology
G405 Agronomy Hall,
Iowa State University,
Ames, IA 50011,
515-294-4429
kanwang@iastate.edu

Genetics:

This interdepartmental major emphasizes fundamental research in genetics. Research areas include aclassical transmission genetics, quantitative and population genetics theory, and molecular genetics. Students in Agronomy may participate in the program by meeting the admissions and course requirements for a major in genetics.