Jeffrey Bennetzen

Interdisplinary Plant Group Seminar

November 18, 2013

Dr. Bennetzen is a pioneer in the comparative analysis of plane genomes. His research currently focuses on plant genome structure and evolution, specifically transposable elements. An additional interest of his lab is the relationship between genome structure, evolution, and gene function. He was elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences in 2004, and was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2008.