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Faculty

STONE FRUIT BREEDING AND GENETICS
Dario ChavezAssistant Professor; Areas of Interest: Peaches
  • Horticulture
COTTON BREEDING AND GENOMICS
Peng CheeProfessor
  • Crop & Soil Sciences
  • National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Laboratory (NESPAL)
PECAN BREEDING AND GENETICS
Patrick J. ConnerProfessor; Areas of Interest: Pecan breeding
  • Horticulture
GRASS GENETICS AND COMPARATIVE GENOMICS

Devos Lab

Katrien DevosProfessor
  • Crop & Soil Sciences
PLANT GENOMICS AND CYTOGENETICS
Scott A JacksonPROFESSOR AND GRA EMINENT SCHOLAR
  • Center for Applied Genetic Technologies (CAGT)
  • Crop & Soil Sciences
ORNAMENTAL BREEDING
David A. KnauftInterim Department Head for ALEC, Part Time Horticulture Professor
  • Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication
  • Horticulture
Zenglu LiAssociate Professor
  • Crop & Soil Sciences
VEGETABLE BREEDING AND GENOMICS

McGregor Lab

Cecilia E. McGregorAssociate Professor; Areas of Interest: Cucurbit breeding, genetics and genomics
  • Horticulture
PLANT BREEDING, GENETICS AND GENOMICS
FORAGE AND BIOMASS BREEDING AND GENETICS
Ali MissaouiAssistant Professor
  • Center for Applied Genetic Technologies (CAGT)
  • Crop & Soil Sciences
BLUEBERRY CULTIVAR DEVELOPMENT
D. Scott NeSmithProfessor; Areas of Interest: Blueberries
  • Horticulture
IPBGG Director; Plant Reproduction and Peanut Genetics

Ozias-Akins Lab

Peggy Ozias-AkinsProfessor; Areas of Interest: Molecular genetics of plant development
  • Horticulture
  • National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Laboratory (NESPAL)
MOLECULAR BREEDING

Parrott Lab

Wayne ParrottProfessor
  • Crop & Soil Sciences
TURFGRASS BREEDING AND GENETICS
Paul L. RaymerProfessor
  • Crop & Soil Sciences
BREEDING AND GENETICS OF WOODY LANDSCAPE PLANTS
Carol D. RobackerAssociate Professor; Areas of Interest: Ornamental breeding
  • Horticulture
BREEDING AND GENETICS OF ORNAMENTAL PLANTS
John M. RuterProfessor and UGA Trial Gardens Director; Areas of Interest: Ornamentals
  • Horticulture
TURFGRASS BREEDING
Brian M SchwartzAssociate Professor
  • Crop & Soil Sciences
  • National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Laboratory (NESPAL)
TOMATO AND SOLANACEOUS CROPS

van der Knaap Lab

Esther van der KnaapProfessor; Areas of Interest: Tomatoes, genetics and genomics, plant development
  • Horticulture
CROP QUANTITATIVE GENETICS AND GENOMICS

Wallace Lab

Jason WallaceAssistant Professor: Quantitative genetics, genomics, bioinformatics, and crop microbiomes
  • Crop & Soil Sciences
ORNAMENTAL PLANT GENETICS AND GENOMICS
Dayton WildeProfessor; Areas of Interest: Molecular biology, Dooley Professorship
  • Horticulture
WOODY ORNAMENTAL PLANT BREEDING
Donglin ZhangProfessor; Areas of Interest: Ornamentals, Dirr Professorship
  • Horticulture

Other Faculty


Peanut Genomics
David BertioliAsst Rsch Scientist
  • Center for Applied Genetic Technologies (CAGT)
peanut genomics and pathology
Soraya BertioliSenior Research Scientist
  • Plant Pathology
Peanut Breeding
Biotechnology and molecular biology
Zhenbang ChenAssistant Research Scientist
  • Crop & Soil Sciences
Forage and Turfgrass Breeding and Genetics
Wayne W HannaProfessor
  • Crop & Soil Sciences
Grain Cultivars and Germplasm