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Thomas Peterson

Thomas Peterson

Position
  • Professor
  • Pioneer Chair in Maize Molecular Genetics
Department
  • Genetics Development and Cell Biology
Plant Transposon Biology

Contact Info

2208 Molecular Biology
Ames
,
IA
50010-3260

Education

  • Ph.D., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of California, 1984
  • B.S., Zoology, University of California, 1976

More Information

Dr. Thomas Peterson's research interests center on transposable elements, transposition mechanisms, and the effects of transposable elements on gene expression and genome evolution. Much of Dr. Peterson's research is focused on the genetics of maize, in particular.