Dr. Thomas Peterson

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Professor
Pioneer Chair in Maize Molecular Genetics
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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.

Area of Expertise: 
Plant Transposon Biology
Education: 
Ph.D., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of California, 1984
B.S., Zoology, University of California, 1976
Contact
515-294-6345
2208 Molecular Biology
Ames
Iowa
50011-3260