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Faculty

IPBGG Director
Peggy Ozias-AkinsProfessor; Areas of Interest: Molecular genetics of plant development
  • Horticulture
  • National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Laboratory (NESPAL)
Peanut Genomics
David BertioliAsst Rsch Scientist
  • Center for Applied Genetic Technologies (CAGT)
peanut genomics and pathology
Soraya BertioliSenior Research Scientist
  • Plant Pathology
Peanut Breeding
William D. BranchProfessor
  • Crop & Soil Sciences
Dario ChavezAssistant Professor; Areas of Interest: Peaches
  • Horticulture
Cotton Breeding and Genomics
Peng CheeProfessor
  • Crop & Soil Sciences
  • National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Laboratory (NESPAL)
Biotechnology and molecular biology
Zhenbang ChenAssistant Research Scientist
  • Crop & Soil Sciences
Pecan Breeding and Genetics
Patrick J. ConnerProfessor; Areas of Interest: Pecan breeding
  • Horticulture
Cereal Genetics and Comparative Genome Analysis
Katrien DevosProfessor
  • Crop & Soil Sciences
Forage and Turfgrass Breeding and Genetics
Wayne W HannaProfessor
  • Crop & Soil Sciences
Plant Genomics and Cytogenetics
Scott A JacksonPROFESSOR AND GRA EMINENT SCHOLAR
  • Center for Applied Genetic Technologies (CAGT)
  • Crop & Soil Sciences
Grain Cultivars and Germplasm
Jerry W. JohnsonProfessor
  • Crop & Soil Sciences
Ornamental Breeding
David A. KnauftInterim Department Head for ALEC, Part Time Horticulture Professor
  • Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication
  • Horticulture
Soybean Breeding and Genomics
Zenglu LiAssociate Professor
  • Crop & Soil Sciences
Vegetable Breeding and Genomics
Cecilia E. McGregorAssociate Professor; Areas of Interest: Cucurbit breeding, genetics and genomics
  • Horticulture
Forage and Biomass Breeding and Genetics
Ali MissaouiAssistant Professor
  • Center for Applied Genetic Technologies (CAGT)
  • Crop & Soil Sciences
Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics
Mohamed Mergoum
  • Crop & Soil Sciences
Blueberry Cultivar Development
D. Scott NeSmithProfessor; Areas of Interest: Blueberries
  • Horticulture
Molecular Breeding
Wayne Allen 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
Esther van der KnaapProfessor; Areas of Interest: Tomatoes, genetics and genomics, plant development
  • Horticulture
Crop Quantitative Genetics and Genomics
Jason WallaceAssistant Professor
  • 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