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Understanding genetic diversity in relation to crop improvement

Plant Breeding

Sustainable improvement of crops for nutritonal value, quality, & yield

Quantitative Genetics

Understanding inheritance patterns for complex phenotypes & variation across environments

Population Genetics

Identifying genomic signatures related to domestication & improvement of food crops

Image-based Phenotyping

Development & application of high-throughput pipelines to extract measurements from images


Optimizing experimental design & data analysis to identify biologically meaningful effects

Data Visualization

Creating intuitive graphical displays for complicated data & research findings