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Jody Banks

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Botany and Plant Pathology
College of Agriculture
West Lafayette, IN 47907



Dr. Banks received a Ph.D. in Genetics from Ohio State University in 1985 then did a postdoc at the Carnegie Institution of Washington until 1989 working on the epigenetic regulation of Spm transposable elements in maize. After a short stint at McGill University, Banks moved to Purdue University in 1991 where she started a research program to study the interesting and unique biology of lower vascular plants.  

Expertise: Plant molecular and developmental biology

Research Keywords: Bioenergy, Plant genetics



Ph.D., Genetics, Ohio State University, 1985

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