Botany and Plant Pathology
College of Agriculture
West Lafayette, IN 47907
- Phone: 7654945895
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