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Andrew Leakey's Laboratory

Joseph Crawford


Department of Plant Biology

PhD: Washington State University, Advisor Asaph Cousins
M.S: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Advisor D.K. Lee/Tom Voigt
B.S. University of  Illinois Urbana-Champaign

I am interested in the genetic control of variation in physiological traits of C4 plants, especially water use efficiency.

Research Interests:  Whole-plant water use, stomatal behavior, statistical genetics, C4 photosynthesis, high-throughput screening, genotyping-by-sequencing protocols, GWAS, genetic mapping, gene gazing, stress physiology

Personal Interests:  Proud Father, Cyclist and Curious Tinkerer