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Gary C. Bergstrom Gary C. Bergstrom

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Biology, population genetics, and epidemiology of diseases of corn, wheat, and bioenergy feedstock grasses. Host resistance, cultural, biological, and chemical disease control strategies as components of integrated crop management of corn, forage legume, small grain cereal, oilseed, and bioenergy feedstock crops.

Karyn Bischoff Karyn Bischoff

Vet Population Medicine and Diagnostic Services
Heavy metals toxicology and trace mineral imbalances are my primary interests in the field of toxicology. Currently, Analytical Toxicology is studying the kinetics of lead in cattle in the field. Lead poisoning is a common problem in cattle and the goal of our research is to prevent lead contamination of meat and milk for human consumption.

Jeff Doyle Jeff Doyle

Plant Biology / Plant Breeding and Genetics
Comparative genomics, molecular systematics, and evolution. Much research in the lab focuses on polyploidy (whole genome duplication), with studies ranging from identifying origins of polyploids to understanding the physiological, ecological, genetic, and genomic consequences of polyploidy.

Anthony Hay Anthony Hay

Microbiology
There are three main foci in my lab. We study the ability of microorganisms to degrade pharmaceuticals and personal care products. We use molecular ecology tools to study microbes in a variety of habitats as diverse as sand dunes and drinking water biofilms. We also study the impact that a defective prophage remnant has on the ability of E.

Scott McArt Scott McArt

Entomology
Research in our lab is focused on pollinator health.

Motoko Mukai Motoko Mukai

Food Science
Research in my laboratory focuses on studying the effects of endocrine disrupting compounds (EDCs) on human and animal health using zebrafish as a model organism. EDCs are chemical compounds, which bind to and/or modulate the endocrine system and can cause abnormalities in behavior, cognition, reproduction, development and metabolism.

Jeff Scott Jeff Scott

Entomology
Our research is characterized by the five major areas: Insecticide resistance and evolutionary biology. Insect genetics and molecular biology are active areas of research in our laboratory. Insecticide toxicology and metabolism studies. Studies have involved neurophysiological investigations into insecticide action.

Andrew Yen Andrew Yen

Vet Biomedical Sciences
Cancer cell and molecular biology; regulation of the cell cycle and differentiation by retinoids, carcinogens, oncogenes, and tumor suppressor genes.