Ye (Juliet) Chu
Dr. Ye (Juliet) Chu is a Postdoctoral Associate. Her current project activities include transgenic peanut resistant to tomato spotted wilt virus, molecular markers for nematode resistance, and peanut allergen gene expression. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a Ph.D. in Foods and Nutrition. Dr. Chu is a member of the Honor Society of Agriculture, Gamma Sigma Delta.
Research interests – Improve peanut resistance to tomato spotted wilt virus by genetic transformation; identify nematode resistance markers in peanut; characterize and silence peanut allergen genes.