Rod A. Wing

Rod A. Wing

Bud Antle Endowed Chair Professor

Degree(s)

  • 1980 B.A. Biochemistry, UC Berkeley
  • 1987 Ph.D. Genetics, UC Davis
  • 1987-1990, Postdoctoral Research Associate, USDA-UC Berkely Plant Gene Expression Center, Albany, CA
  • 1990-1991, Reserach Associate, NSF Plant Science Center, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Research

Our lab is focused on structural and evolutionary genomics of crop plants, and is leading an international effort to generate reference genome sequences for all 24 species of the genus Oryza, which contains the world most important food crop – rice.

Interests

Comparative Evolutionary Genomics of Crop Plants (Rice, Oryza, Maize, Cotton, Brassica, Amborella)
Genome Sequencing and Physical Mapping
Bioinformatics
BAC Library Construction & Distribution (www.genome.arizona.edu/orders)
Education and Outreach - Plant Science Family Night